Cal Fire/Cal OES/USFS Southern Operations Headquarters Joint-Use Facility

Project overview

The Vanir team was selected to provide construction management services for a new joint-use Southern Region Operations Headquarters for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

This certified LEED Gold facility is located on 12.5 acres immediately north of the March Air Reserve Base and coordinates resources and communications for any fire or other disaster located from Sacramento to the Mexican border.

The project consisted of:

  • Operations Coordination Center: 12,323 square feet
  • Joint Information Center/Training/Classrooms: 7,119 square feet
  • Administration/Offices: 28,267 square feet
  • Other Buildings: 15,154 square feet

The construction work included demolition, all site work, off-site and on-site utilities, a vehicle wash station, a fuel island, emergency generators and a 130-foot steel communication tower.



LEED Gold Certified

Riverside, California
California Department of General Services

Dean F. Unger, Inc.


Icon West, Inc.

Square Footage
62,863 SF
Construction Cost
$40 Million
Start Date
Completion Date