About Us

Bowie State UniversityOak Contracting, LLC (Oak) is a regional Construction Management firm specialized in new construction, modernization, and renovation projects for the K-12 and medical research sectors.  Our firm’s expertise also spans in higher education, nonprofit, and commercial projects typically ranging from $3-million to $120-million in value.


Over the past 47-years, we have progressively built our firm on the foundation that our clients’ needs come first.  Making our Owner’s best interest our top priority is part of Oak’s culture instilled by our founder and still practiced today.  This tradition has afforded us continued success, a multitude of awards, and has allowed us to build lasting relationships in the industry.  Our clients tell us it is also our team of seasoned professionals, project team leaders with an average of 28-years of experience who contribute to bringing their projects in on time and on budget while not sacrificing quality or safety. Maintaining the safety and educational experience for both students and staff are paramount to our mission.   We pride ourselves on our ability to consistently turn out a high-quality product so Owners are always satisfied.  That is the kind of experience everyone wants and that is the kind of experience we bring to every project.


Our firm and the team assembled for this project are qualified and are experts in providing the full-range of construction management services during the pre-construction and post-construction phases and have done so on countless K-12 educational projects as well as institutions of higher learning.  These services include, but are not limited to, construction document and constructability reviews; cost models and estimates; scheduling; value engineering; procurement and MBE compliance; coordination of trades, vendors, suppliers, contractors, etc.; safety and quality control; submittal review; contract modification review; claims resolution; schedule control; commissioning; and payment approval.


Oak has built close to $2-billion in Maryland public school facilities as a Construction Manager.


CM Projects for MD Public Schools

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  • American Institute of Architects (AIA), Affiliate Member of Baltimore Chapter
  • American Society of Professional Estimators
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Association of School Business Officials
  • Baltimore County Workplace Development Council – Board Member
  • Building Congress & Exchange of Metropolitan Baltimore, Inc. – Board Member
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
  • Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – Board Member/Chair
  • Greater Excellence in Education Foundation of Harford County Public Schools – Board Member/Chair
  • Harford County Board of Estimates
  • Maryland Association of Boards of Education
  • Susquehanna Workforce Network Youth Council
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Workforce Investment Board – Board Member


Representative Client List   

K-12 Public and Private Schools

  • Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, Somerset and Worcester Counties
  • St. James Academy
  • St. John Regional School
  • Trinity School


Higher Education

  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • Bowie State University
  • Morgan State University
  • The Johns Hopkins University


Religious / Assembly Buildings

  • Glen Mar United Methodist Church
  • Olney Theater
  • Ignatius Chapel / Educational Wing Addition and Renovation
  • St. Peter the Apostle – Libertytown



  • Bloomberg School of Public Health at
    Johns Hopkins University
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Manor Care Nursing Home
  • Meridian Healthcare
  • South Carroll Medical Center
  • University of Maryland Medical System



  • Baltimore Country Club
  • Cattail Creek Country Club
  • Columbia Hilton
  • Maryland Casualty
  • The Suburban Club
  • Towson Library and Parking Garage
  • Zurich Parking Garage
  • Atrium Village in Owings Mills

Ready to get started?

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