Simple. Intelligent. Unique. 
rhett@arborconstruction.net / 310.633.3423

Arbor Construction


Management & Contracting services since 2014. 


Rhett Jacobi (Founder): Founding Arbor Construction in 2014, Rhett Jacobi has worked as a project manager and lender representative for commercial construction companies building retail and multi-family residential spaces. Prior to commercial construction, Rhett worked as a volunteer superintendent for Habitat for Humanity putting in over 4000 hours of service, and while studying and living in a permaculture community.  During the last 15 years, Rhett's construction career has included projects in Mexico, El Salvador, Canada, Vermont, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Denmark, and Ecuador bringing a global perspective to the table and maybe some ideas that the next local contractor hasn't seen before. 

Having dual degrees in Economics and Recreation Management from the University of Vermont, Rhett strikes a balance between the creative and practical, with one eye on the budget while watching dreams come true.  


Simple. Intelligent. Unique. 



Construction Management Project History-

  • Refugio Townhomes – Santa Maria, California: Lender Representation for 125 town-homes in a gated residential community
  • Griffin Plaza & Assisted Living – Simi Valley, California: Lender Representation- mixed retail and 100-bed Senior Living facility on a 7-acre site
  • Gage Commerce – Commerce, California: Due Diligence for new 172,000 SF Manufacturing building
  • Hyatt House Hotel – Los Angeles, California: Lender Representation for new 200-room hotel on the USC Campus
  • Vica Sunset – Los Angeles, California: Lender Representation for a 35-unit, mixed use retail/residential.
  • 41 West – San Diego, California: Due Diligence for new 10-story Condominium tower
  • 100 Mill – Tempe, Arizona: Due Diligence for new 15-story multiple-use Office High-Rise
  • One Santa Fe - Los Angeles, California: 40,000 SF of retail space in the downtown Arts District.
  • Imperial Hwy. - Lynwood California: 10-unit, 120,000 SF, 2 story affordable housing condo complex. 
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Hesperia, California: 20,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Lake Elsinore, California: 19,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Grass Valley, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store

Carpentry/Design Project History-
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Watsonville, California: 20,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Anderson, California: 20,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Willows, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Madera, California: 20,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Hemet, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Tehachapi, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Grass Valley, California: 19,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Porterville, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Palmdale, California: 20,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Fresno, California: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Tractor Supply Co.- Shelton, WA: 21,000 SF New construction retail store
  • Patagonia- Reno NV: 4,500 SF retail store interior build-out
  • Patagonia- Portland, OR: 4,000 SF retail store interior build-out
  • Patagonia- Worn Wear Trailer: Interior build-out of mobile sewing/repair shop. 
  • Patagonia- Agenda/EcoFarm/Sales Meeting/Conference Room- Fabrication, set-up and build out. 
  • Chino Basin Water Conservation Garden - Montclair, California: Park dedicated to low water landscaping.
  • Jonquill Ave.- Ventura California: 2,500 SF 2 story, single family home full interior renovation.
  • Meiners Rd.- Ojai California: 2,100 SF Single story custom ranch home extensive interior renovation
  • Houston Drive - Thousand Oaks, California: new construction, Habitat for Humanity Site Supervisor
  • Tailwind Jungle Lodge- Nayarit, Mexico: 8 unit eco-lodge in the jungle. Design & construction services.
  • Jari Investments- Sunzal, El Salvador: Completed acquisition and design for property overlooking the pacific.
  • Juul Family- Odense, Denmark: Laborer on major renovation for a family friend during a college summer.   
  • Cooper Residence- Montreal, Quebec: Design/build project encompassing complete interior remodel 
  • Silver Birches Residence- Ogden, Quebec: Old family property consisting of 6 buildings and ~6,000 SF of interior spaces
  • Urban Permaculture House- Los Angeles, CA: Design/build of multiple POD's- creative outdoor living spaces 
  • Biological Station- Un Poco Del Choco, Ayapi, Ecuador: Design/build of interior renovation during a South American backpacking adventure