Engineering you can count on

Established in 2002, Yerba Buena Engineering and Construction specializes in general construction services.


Yerba Buena Engineering and Construction, Inc. (YBEC) is a growing SBA 8(a) certified, small disadvantaged business, and HUBZone contractor headquartered in San Francisco, California. Company founder and President Miguel Galarza is a 22-year veteran in the construction industry who has managed more than $100 million in projects for the Army Corps of Engineers, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, National Park Service, and other federal government agencies. Yerba Buena Engineering and Construction is committed, capable, and stands ready to provide Design-Build capabilities while making sure the projects delivered meet all cost, schedule, and quality objectives, and are performed in accordance with client solicitation requirements and schedule.

Recent Projects


Seismic Renovations

Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction Inc., performed for the NPS at Fort Cronkhite, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, repairs to the foundations of 18 historic buildings, including removal of designated portions of existing foundation piers and existing wiring, piping, ramps, landings and other existing utilities and facilities to access the work areas.

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USACE SF Flood Control Project

YBE executed the relocation of the mainline railroad track crossing the Petaluma River. The scope included retaining wall floodwall drains, water line, earth fills, track approach, relocating signals and warning devices for all grade crossings, curbs, gutters, and sidewalks.

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