Earth Day 2018: Bringing the Trees Back

In 1854, the city of Oakland, California’s first mayor Horace Carpentier proclaimed, “The chief ornament and attraction of this city consists, doubtless, in the magnificent grove of evergreen oaks which covers its present site and from which it takes both its former name of ‘Encinal’ and its present one of ‘Oakland.’” Cut to post-industrial-revolution Oakland, 170 years older and hundreds of thousands … Read more

TEECOM Together: Celebrating our Culture

What an amazing year! 2017 saw TEECOM reach the Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area, open a new office in Portland, and complete incredible projects for clients such as Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, the Aruba Customer Experience Center, and the audiovisual upgrades to the California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium and coral … Read more

Maintaining Culture and Engagement at a High-Growth Company

In October, TEECOM was named to the 2017 San Francisco Business Times’ “Fast100,” the annual list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area. In an environment full of high-powered Silicon Valley venture-funded startups, we took particular pride in making the list. As those Silicon Valley startups know, however, growing fast comes with challenges. One … Read more

Earth Day 2016: Plant Trees for Life

Every year, TEECOM looks for ways to make a difference in the community of Oakland, where our headquarters is located. For the past two Earth Days, TEECOM brought the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry together to clean up and revive Lafayette Square Park in downtown Oakland. This year, we switched gears to support Earth Day Network’s goal of … Read more

The Year of Giving – 2015

Since TEECOM was established in 1997, giving back has been a continuous top priority within our organization. We strive to provide our employees with multiple opportunities throughout each year to volunteer, donate, and support local organizations. Our giving back program, TEECOMcares, aligns with our organization’s core principles: demonstrate that we care; establish and maintain trust; and add … Read more

Bike to Hope: Merging Passion with Giving Back

In 2014, TEECOM was invited to join the City of Hope’s Northern California Real Estate & Construction Council Bike to Hope event. TEECOM’s giving back program, TEECOMcares, supports our community and the organizations our employees care about most. With many avid cyclists in the office who ride weekly, and some who even bike to work every … Read more

Earth Day 2015: Making a Difference in Oakland

On April 22, 2015, TEECOM organized an Earth Day event that brought together over twenty firms (150 volunteers!) from the Architecture Engineering Construction industry across the Bay Area to clean and enhance Lafayette Square Park in Oakland, CA.