Our Core Ideology
We are passionate about creating remarkable experiences in everything we do. It's not only business...it's personal.
Below are our values. We make decisions by them. Find out how they apply to you.
Earn Trust With
- Find the "wow" in every experience
- Seek creative means to deliver extraordinary results
- Fend off the status quo
- Insist on fanatical attention to quality and execution
- Act with a sense of urgency
How "Be Distinct" applies to you:
You deserve to have a “wow” experience. When others say “It can’t be done,” we say “Why not?” Concerning your schedule, we act with a sense of urgency. We don’t just deliver on time and on budget, we make your project a remarkable experience.
We appreciate great design. We insist on fanatical attention to the quality execution of your design. It is our commitment to work together to find creative means to deliver extraordinary results. Through our combined creativity, we can fend off the status quo. “That’s the way it’s always been done” isn’t an acceptable answer.
Subcontractors are key to finding creative means to deliver extraordinary results. As we share the fanatical attention to quality and execution, we are able to deliver a first–rate project. We seek to partner with those subcontractors who share the desire to be creative and deliver distinct projects.
- Do what we say we will do
- Treat others the way we want to be treated
- Take ownership and be accountable
- Eliminate surprises through positive communication
- Always do the right thing
How "Earn Trust With Every Action" applies to you:
When we commit to your project, we commit to doing exactly what we say we will do. To ensure that we are on the same page every step of the project, we maintain open and honest communication. There is no question as to whether or not we will always do the right thing.
We are true partners with our architects, and we treat our partners the way we want to be treated. We work together and maintain constant communication to eliminate any surprises. We will always be accountable for our actions during our project together.
At Okland, our word is our bond; we do what we say we will do. We maintain positive relationships with our subcontractors by treating each person the way we want to be treated. There are never any surprises during our projects as we maintain positive and open communication.
- Do more with less
- Be solution oriented
- Err on the side of action
- Reduce red tape and empower individual ingenuity
- Combine large company resources with an intimate, small company feel
How "Deliver Value" applies to you:
As an owner, we understand that budgets are not flexible. We are solution oriented with a “Never Say No” mentality. When a project is over budget, we do more than simple cost cutting; we look for ways to do more with less. We will work tirelessly to ensure that your project remains what you envisioned and on budget.
Our mission is to find ways to make your design come to life. We will work together to find ways to accomplish your vision while keeping the integrity of your design intact. We are solution oriented with a “Never Say No” mentality.
We rely on the individual knowledge our subcontractors bring to our jobs. We understand that as we empower individual ingenuity, we will see great results. While we are large company, we maintain an intimate, small–company feel to enable our subcontractors to better deliver their projects.
- Acknowledge the role of others in our success
- Admit our mistakes and learn from them
- Welcome feedback and seek constant learning and improvement
- View every challenge as an opportunity to grow
How "Be Humble" applies to you:
Each project has its own unique challenges. We thrive on those challenges and view them as opportunities to grow. Though we strive for perfection, sometimes mistakes occur. Rather than running from them, we admit them and learn from them. As we seek for perfection, we gladly welcome feedback so that we may be constantly learning and improving.
Each design comes with unique challenges. Rather than running from them, we cherish the opportunities to learn and grow. We aren’t perfect, and we know it. That’s why we need our architects to give us feedback so we can be constantly learning and improving. Building a quality project is a team effort, and we rely on our architects’ experience and knowledge.
A project could never be completed without the knowledge and hard work of our subcontractors. Projects could not be accomplished without them. And though we would like to be a perfect manager, we’re not. We take the feedback from our subcontractors and use it to learn and improve.
- Recognize that great things happen when a team comes together with a unified goal
- Build great relationships with all parties who contribute to our purpose
- Share success between the company and individuals
- Exchange knowledge and experience to foster individual and company growth
- Reward ambition and create an environment where self-starters thrive
- Make a positive impact in our communities
How "Create Shared Success" applies to you:
We believe in shared success; it’s only a successful project when everyone—owner, architect, contractors, subcontractors—are successful. You are a vital member of the project team. We are only successful if you are thrilled with your project. We are grateful for the opportunity you provide to make a positive impact in our communities.
We believe in shared success; it’s only a successful project when everyone—owner, architect, contractors, subcontractors—are successful. Building a quality project is only accomplished when we work together as a team. We’re not perfect, so we always welcome feedback and seek constant learning and improvement opportunities from and with our partners.
A project is only a successful when everyone—owner, architect, contractors, subcontractors—are successful. We recognize that great things happen when our entire team comes together with a unified goal. We know that our projects are only as successful as our subcontractors.
Okland continues to be an industry leader in safety. We are relentless in our approach to prevent each and every incident; as we believe that thorough pre-planning with our daily pre-task plans, JHA management and safety permitting process the site safety expectations are consistently communicated throughout all levels of the project. This communication assists us in maintaining a strong culture of safety with our our project teams, subcontractors, and clients.