We are a premier framing contractor providing clients with over 35 years of experience in the construction industry.



Elliott/Drinkward Construction, Inc., a premier union framing contractor, providing clients with 37 years of experience

and over 16 million square feet of affordable and market-rate housing in Southern California.


Pride of Ownership

Elliott/Drinkward is part of an elite group of 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

This encourages our employees to take pride in owning and operating the business, leading to increased efficiency, innovation, safety and responsiveness to clients' needs.

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Professionalism. Commitment. Teamwork.

We have been members of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters since 2019.

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Rough Carpentry Framing

Our team has extensive experience in multi-unit, market-rate and affordable condominium complexes, townhouses and apartments, having framed over 16 million square feet of units. We are a unionized company with experienced in jobs requiring: union workers, local hires, prevailing wage, payroll compliance and section 3.

Fast-Track, High-Production

Our construction team uses the latest methods and equipment to meet high demand schedules, on-time and on-budget. Our dedicated administrative team insures excellence in payroll compliance, safety training and timely payments using Procore software.

Quality Service with Integrity

Elliott/Drinkward Construction, Inc. wants our customers to know they can trust us in all aspects of the building process. Honesty and hard work are central to our goals. Our high standards give us an edge in the Southern California construction industry.

Proven Track-Record

Our many years of involvement in the construction industry gives us an edge that only experience can bring. From excellence in framing to top-tier project management to distinguished payroll compliance, we offer everything needed for framing specialty multi-family projects.



Our commitment to safety is paramount.

Our company policy is to comply with all CAL/OSHA Standards, including the Labor Code and General Industry Safety Order.

We work very closely with our insurance carriers and safety consultants to ensure that we have the most up to date knowledge of new safety requirements.

We aggressively seek a safe site with continuous training and inspections from outside consultants which work as constant reinforcement and lead to being safe at work.

Because of our conscientious approach towards safety, we have been able to achieve an exemplary Ex Mod Rating.

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Partners in quality.

We have had the opportunity to work with some exceptional builders over the years.

We have enjoyed partnerships with many different companies and have built and maintained long time relationships with field superintendents, purchasing agents, safety representatives, and other key personnel.

Our joint commitment to produce a quality product and satisfy our customers has enabled us to complete very successful projects throughout the building industry.