Emmerson Construction, Inc. was formed in 2000 to construct affordable multifamily housing projects for Chelsea Investment Corporation and its affiliates. With a focused attention to providing a complete and detailed construction service, ECI has assembled a team of experienced professionals who share a common goal of providing competitive market pricing, consistent quality, time sensitivity and risk exposure mitigation. These are all necessary components for the security of multifamily lenders and investors.

Finish Tech Corporation and Frontera Construction Corporation also provide construction services for Chelsea Investment Corporation.


General Contractor

ECI is committed to delivering products and services of exceptional quality to all of its clients. Projects typically include community buildings with leasing offices, class and computer rooms, kitchens and common areas for community programs. Each project also contains extensive site features for the enjoyment of residents such as tot lots, garden areas, architectural paving, laundry facilities, shade structures, pools, carports, benches and eating areas and barbeque stations.


The building structures normally consist of reinforced or post-tensioned concrete slabs with Type V wood frame construction; multi colored stucco exteriors, and decorative patio and balcony railings. The buildings exceed Title 24 standard energy efficient standards with features such as dual pane windows with low E glass, lightweight concrete floors, fully insulated roofs and walls, 2x6 framing, and energy efficient appliances. Most projects also include extensive green features including solar panel systems to handle the propertyís common areas such as lighting, laundry rooms and pool requirements.

ECI has also successfully constructed a high density podium style project with structured parking.

Properties Constructed by Emmerson Construction, Inc.

Senior Projects: Construction Value:
El Quintero $4,761,054
Emperor Estates $8,862,257
Holtville Senior Apts. $6,215,752
Imperial Garden Senior Apts. $6,443,020
Brawley Elks Senior Apts. $6,994,322
Courtyard Terraces: LEED Silver Certified $18,000,000
Family Projects: Construction Value:
Calexico Family II $10,080,426
Cityplace $11,463,750
Glen Ridge Solar and Landscape $473,937
Villa Fortuna $9,569,612
Villa Del Sol $6,094,330
Estrella Del Mercado $14,303,198
Las Brisas $10,276,143
Terramar $7,629,000
Calexico Family Apartments $5,561,540
Countryside Family Apartments $7,155,000
Westmorland Family Apartments $6,900,000
Rancho Buena Vista Family Apartments $16,200,000
Rancho Del Norte Family Apartments $13,706,694
Brawley Garden Family Apartments $9,191,326
Heber Wood Family Apartments $9,417,954
Fairbanks Ridge $29,254,314
Hunters Pointe $30,389,918
Villa Dorada Apartments $10,080,426
Villa Paloma Apartments $9,864,435
Calipatria Family Apartments $10,318,586
Tierra Del Cielo Apartments $3,913,810
Silver Sage $12,794,227
Cedar Creek $7,332,286
Verbena $13,269,599
Rehab Projects: Construction Value:
St Regis Park Remodel $400,000
Beachwind Court $891,747
Oakridge Apartments $1,336,266
DeAnza (Earthquake Remediation) $760,000
Construction Management Projects: Construction Value:
City Heights Square $20,650,000
Willow Glen $29,000,000
Glen Ridge $22,100,000
The Landings I $27,800,000
The Landings II $47,676,000
Construction Management

ECI offers construction management services where there is a different firm acting as general contractor. Under this arrangement, ECI provides owners overall project oversight, budget and schedule review, quality assurance and related services.


Facility Maintenance

ECI provides ongoing facilities maintenance services for all projects operated by Chelsea Investment Corporation and its affiliates. These services consist of scheduled and emergency repairs and common area maintenance.


Management Team

Director: James Schmid
President: Charles Schmid
Chief Financial Officer: Gerri Jones
Project Manager: Janice Patterson
Project Manager: Bart Harman
Superintendent: Rick Suarez
Superintendent: Robert Knapp
Superintendent: Caesar Oliver
Superintendent: Ralph Cox
Facilities Maintenance: Ken Mead

Gerri Jones
Chief Financial Officer
Emmerson Construction, Inc.

Gerri Jones has worked in homebuilding and land development for over 15 years in the accounting and recording departments of both national and regional homebuilders. She currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Emmerson Construction, Inc. and is responsible for the day-to-day financial management, business plan development, and system upgrades for the company. She holds a Bachelorís Degree in Accounting from Cal State Long Beach, where she graduated with honors. She recently passed her CPA exam.

Janice Patterson
Project Manager
Emmerson Construction, Inc.

Janice Patterson joined Emmerson Construction, Inc. after working in the construction industry over 25 years. As Project Manager, she leads the field and office construction teams and collaborates with the Development Project Managers, Architects, Consultants and City and Government entities. The scope of her responsibilities includes purchasing the offsite and onsite work, implementing the plans and specifications with quality, energy efficient and durable construction products and practices for multiple projects simultaneously. Janice obtains building permits, prepares and maintains budgets and construction schedules for tactical field operations to ensure strategic goals are met.

Bart Harman
Project Manager
Emmerson Construction, Inc.

Bart Harman has joined Emmerson Construction, Inc. after 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Bart Harmanís experience includes overseeing projects totaling more than $200 million in construction costs and while as a senior Vice President managing division offices in San Diego CA, Orange County CA and Palm Desert CA. The scopes of his responsibilities have included prime/sub contract negotiations, corporate oversight, project management and pre-construction document and consultant reviews.