Jason Laub Named ENR Top 20 Under 40

Jason Laub, Vice President & Director of Operations for Nautilus Group, was recently recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR) in the California Top 20 Under 40. This annual competition identifies the “Best-of-the-Best” in the construction and design industry and celebrates leadership, community involvement, and career dedication. Read the complete news article here.


Modular Housing Units Being Set in Berkeley, CA

Our sister company, NEMO Building Systems, is cranking out modular housing units and setting is underway on our Garden Village project in Berkeley. Check out the progress here:https://lnkd.in/bbgaJFr


A Green Solution to Oakland’s Housing Crisis

East Bay Express – 08.05.15

If the city stopped building giant parking garages, it could become a leader in sustainable development — and create more affordable housing in the process


Jason Laub did not want to dig a giant hole in the ground in North Oakland. On a recent morning, Laub stood in front of a chain-link fence protecting a vacant lot on Telegraph Avenue between 47th and 48th streets in the Temescal district. Laub, vice president of the Nautilus Group, an Oakland-based development firm, was giving me a tour of his company’s three residential projects underway in the neighborhood — all located in a three-block radius in the center of the bustling commercial district.

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Hundreds of Apartments Headed for the East Bay

Bisnow – 06.19.2015

Transwestern SVP Steven Orchard gave Bisnow the scoop on 380 units of new multifamily product headed for Oakland and Berkeley.

Steve tells us Nautilus Group assembled and entitled the portfolio and is now capitalized to build four projects. The site at 2201 Dwight in Berkeley (below) is under construction, with three additional sites in the trendy Temescal neighborhood of uptown Oakland readying to break ground in late-2015. Steve led Transwestern’s structured finance group in arranging an undisclosed nine-figure capital stack, including senior debt and joint venture equity, for the projects.










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Prefab Buildings Snap Into Place

San Francisco Business Times – 7.4.2014

Berkeley-based Nautilus Group Inc. has acquired a 118,000-square-foot factory to build modules in Lathrop, dubbed Nemo Building Systems. The idea is to launch a vertically integrated effort to take projects from design to fabrication to construction on its own land.

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