About Us

SF Garage Company is a preeminent seismic engineering, structural upgrade and garage construction company in the Bay Area. We offer garage installation, expansion, and foundation excavation services, as well as seismic engineering and construction. 

Services include: 

  • Design and construction of new garages, as well as garage additions and expansions, with an emphasis on preserving the architectural integrity of the building
  • Structural upgrades, including underground construction, excavation and foundations
  • Soft story solutions, including consultation, evaluation and seismic upgrade construction
  • Expedited permitting
  • Structural engineering

SF Garage Company has the expertise and experience to provide clients a "turn key" construction experience, from design to final finishing. Our mission is simple: exceed our client's expectations by delivering a quality product, on time and on budget. 


Our Story

John Pollard is the founder and owner of SF Garage Company.  The firm was established in 1994 and has successfully completed numerous garage and structural projects, becoming an expert in designing and building for San Francisco’s unique homes.

Since founding SF Garage Company, John has expanded his service offerings to include permit expediting, engineering and large scale residential renovations. John’s resources and experience allow him to take any building project from concept to completion. His unrivaled knowledge of engineering, permitting and building codes allows him to add value and efficiency for his clients.  

John takes an active and creative approach to each project and is often on-site, working directly with project managers and craftsmen to deliver quality results.  

He currently holds California contractor licenses in General Building, Concrete, Electrical, Plumbing, and Class A General Engineering.