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New Construciton Projects

Lafayette Senior Housing - Lafayette, CA

(Currently Under Construction)

Lafayette Senior Housing is Dawson Electric’s latest project. It’s a 45 unit Senior Housing/ Affordable Housing project that is located in the heart of Lafayette on Mt. Diablo Blvd. Six Financing partners and 6 affordable housing agencies worked in cooperation to make this project happen. The groundbreaking (shown above) marked 8 years since this project was just a concept.

Dawson Electric was awarded this project because of our expertise in working with multi-family construction projects. Also Lafayette Senior Housing features a podium design with parking below and the units above. Some of the design features include GreenPoint greater than 150 points EnergyStar greater than 28% of title 24 building code, Solar thermal for domestic water heating, and 39.8 kW photo voltaic to power the common area.

Avalon Bay - Walnut Creek, CA

Avalon Bay Walnut Creek is one of Walnut Creek's newest and most beautiful apartments. Pictures right is building B of the 3 building complex. Building B has approximately 150 units with some retail shops on the 1st floor. The floor plans range from Studio to three bedroom units. The complex sits directly in the middle of "Contra Costa Centre" and is adjacent to BART.

Alta Torre - Palo Alto, CA

Alta Torre is a 56 unit senior housing apartment located in the heart of Silicon Valley. This project features podium style construction with two stories of living above one level of garage parking.


Dawson Electric was selected in part because of our extensive work with projects that use podiums. Dawson Electric also uses its Best Electrical Practices (BEP’s) that incorporate efficiency, safety and communication throughout the project.

Alta Torre includes an intercom and keyless entry system that is essential to the piece of mind with the seniors living at these beautiful apartment homes
Elan @ Dublin Station - Dublin, CA

Located just blocks from the Dublin BART station Dawson Electric with general contractor James E Roberts Obayashi constructed one of Dublin’s finest live work condominium complex. Elan was built with four Stories of living with two levels of underground parking. The floor plans include studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom units with over 12 different floor plans. The project is complete with a fire alarm, CCTV and gate access / Entry system for the security and protection of its residences.

Villa Vasconcellos - Walnut Creek, CA

Villa Vasconvellos is a charming affodable housing apartment complex located in Walnut Creek. Its close proximity to Contra Costa Centre, the CCC/Pleasant Hill BART station, Sprouts Shoping Center and interstate 680 makes it an ideal place to live in the East Bay.

Irvington Terrace Apartments - Fremont, CA

Irvington Terrace is designed for the different needs of families. The project was built with three floors of living quarters with underground parking. The residences of the first floor enjoy a metropolitan style entry from the street, and every unit was built with a patio or private balcony. Irvington Terrace has many amenities for its tenants including a two courtyard with both sun and shade, laundry, community room and of course CCTV and gate access security to ensure the safety of the tenants. Irvington Terrance recieved a 2008 Gold Nugget Grand Award for best affordable project.

Drakes Way - Larkspur, CA

Drakes Way housing community consist of 24 two and three bedroom homes, with one special needs home. It was 2010 Gold Nugget, Award of Merit for Best Affordable Housing Project, under 30DU/Acre. Drakes Way has many energy saving electrical fixtures and devices. With coordination of Dawson Electric, EAH and L&D Construction, Drakes Way has become LEED and GreenPoint Certified. Buildings 3 & 4 have PV systems installed.