Corporate Profile


At the beginning of 1997 Advanced Builders came out from under its inactive status to offer general contracting, construction management and consulting services in Southern California. The goal at the time was to maintain many of our previous clients and expand by providing superior service.

The founder of Advanced Builders is James Schiermeyer.  As vice president of Lowe Development Corporation, prior to his joining ARES, James accumulated 9 years of hands-on experience coordinating project staff and middle management from design development to grand opening. He has been in the construction industry for over 20 years and during his career, James has successfully managed hundreds of projects.

Some of his highlighted projects are listed to the right.

Sony Music Campus

This project in Sants Monica, California was over 162,000 square feet.

Embassy Suites

Located in Brea, this project upon completion was 465,000 square feet.

Hundreds More
Terraces @ Vintage Club

This 265,000 square feet project is located in Indian Wells, California.

Featured Services

Tenant Improvements

We can help create different space for any floor layout and design.

Construction Management

We handle all aspects of construction management from start to finish.

Structural Retrofits

Learn more about how we can help you with structural retrofits.

Educational Background

James attended UCLA where he earned a BA in Engineering Management for Construction, has been a California licensed general building contractor since 1974 and is involved with the Expert Consultant Program for that Contractors State License Board. Additional education and affiliations include general accounting in computer science code legal aspects of construction projects in contract writing SDSU general business courses asked you if you and code. James is also a constructor member of the American Institute of constructors boom a member and I see see member


Background at ARES

Prior to founding Advanced Builders, James worked with Advantage Real Estate Services, inc (a subsidiary of Mutual of New York).  ARES welcomed James as Vice President directly responsible for regional construction management. The involved properties total more than $2,550,000 square feet in approximately 40 buildings located in Orange and San Diego Counties, as well as the counties of Riverside, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Hawaii. In addition James was responsible for all Irvine Region ARES construction activities which include new construction, building improvements and tenant improvements with current activity of approximately $11,168,000

About Us

Advanced Builders is an Orange County based general contractor that provides contracting services to companies throughout Southern California. From tenant improvements to construction management and retrofits, we can help you.

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