Setting the standard for building excellence


The Pollard Group, based in San Francisco, provides the expertise and resources to take real estate projects from conception to completion. We have the capability to handle all aspects of the process, from permits to construction, and are sensitive to the environmental and aesthetic issues that are unique to Northern California.


Solving real estate challenges and creating opportunities in the Bay Area


Offering 'turn-key' design & build services from conception to completion, The Pollard Group works with real estate professionals, home owners, investors, architects, planners and skilled craftsmen to ensure projects are completed to the highest standard of quality. Our team is dedicated to integrating all components of the development process, from design to engineering, permitting and building.

Services include:

  • Engineering structural and seismic upgrades for residential and commercial buildings
  • Permit procurement  from city departments, including building and planning
  • New garage construction, garage expansions or renovations and foundation upgrades
  • New home construction, remodeling and additions
  • Radiant heating, solar, geothermal and plumbing installations


John Pollard is the founder and owner of The Pollard Group, he has been designing and building for San Francisco’s unique homes since 1994 and has extensive experience in garage and structural projects. 

The Pollard Group has its roots in John's first company, SF Garage Company. Based on the success of this venture, John expanded his service offerings to include permit expediting, engineering and large scale residential renovations, creating the partnership of companies that is The Pollard Group.

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 he can be often seen on-site, working directly with project managers and craftsmen to deliver quality results.

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