Welcome

Welcome to Obayashi’s Silicon Valley Ventures & Laboratory (SVVL).

Obayashi SVVL, Inc. is an organization in Silicon Valley to collaborate with partners (Research Institutes, Startups) holding technologies in “Construction tech” and “Built Environment tech” which will bring innovative process to construction industry and built environment. To accelerate implementation in construction sites and built environment market, we have provided our partners with opportunities to test PoC/MVP in actual sites and collect data for productization and market development since 2017. We have experienced development of innovative products in Silicon Valley way such as Construction project tracking system with 360 degree camera and construction image AI, Cyber/physical inspection system, Management system for autonomous construction heavy machine, Generative design cloud system, Powered Clothing, etc.

 

Our mission is to create a new value in construction process and built environment by applying technologies such as AI / IoT / Robotics / Vision (Reality Capture) / Cloud / Generative design / 3D printing, etc. To realize our mission, we continue to challenge executing followings with partners;

  • Co-development with startups and research institutes
  • Equity investment for strategic partnership
  • Business development in Construction and Built Environment market

Partners & Portfolio Companies

To learn more about innovative partners and portfolio companies to change built environments, Obayashi and its group companies have great pleasure to collaborate with these companies.

Partners

Portfolio Companies

About

Obayashi Corporation

Obayashi Corporation is a construction company based in Japan with global network. Main business is design, construction (building and civil engineering), real estate development, and renewable energy.

Obayashi Corporation English Website
Obayashi Corporation Japanese Website

Obayashi Corporation Group

Obayashi Corporation runs business with following group companies in North America. Main business is building construction and civil engineering.

Obayashi Corporation North America Regional Head Quarter
E.W. HOWELL CO., INC
WEBCOR, LP
JAMES E. ROBERTS – OBAYASHI CORPORATION
JS BUILDERS, LLC
KRAEMER NORTH AMERICA, LLC
KENAIDAN GROUP LTD

Silicon Valley Ventures & Laboratory

SVVL has two facilities for collaboration and R&D.

  • Collaboration Office: Event and meeting space (1,500 sf)ActivityOffice
  • R&D Garage: Pilot test space for new products and system (2,000 sf, 20 feet height)ActivityGarage

Address
Collaboration Office: 951 Industrial Rd. Suite C, San Carlos, CA, 94070
R&D Garage: 975 Industrial Rd. Suite F, San Carlos, CA, 94070