About: Overview

Kent Construction is locally owned and operated by Larry S. Kent. Larry has been involved with the development and construction business since 1984. He is a graduate of The School of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo (1984 B.S. Degree in Construction Management). Mr. Kent has a current B-1 Contractors license with a clean record.

Kent Construction currently employs 20 professionals, most of which have been with Mr. Kent for several years. Our current volume of work is brisk, but manageable (see current list of projects). We are projecting $28 million in sales for the upcoming fiscal year.


O’Connor Construction Management | Estimator, Scheduler | 1984 - 1985

Pacific Oak Properties, Inc. | Vice President, Head of Construction | 1985 - 1996

Kent Construction | President | 1996 - Present


Past Commissioner, City of Gilroy Building Board of Appeals

Member, CFMA (Construction Financial Management Association)

Member, ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.) Northern California Chapter

Member, NFIB (National Federation of Independent Businesses)

Member, Gilroy Historical Society

Member, Gilroy Chamber of Commerce


Kent Construction, Top 75 Greater Bay Area Contractors, Silicon Valley Business Journal 2017

Custom Home Project won "Western Vista Design Competition" as published in Sunset and Builders magazines.

2009 VP Buildings Hall of Fame Best of School Category Winner Presented to Kent Construction