1950's

1954

Frank Sarles resigns as City Engineer for City of Santa Rosa and opens his own engineering firm, Frank B. Sarles, Consulting Engineer

1955

Walter Brelje joins firm

1956

William B. "Ben" Race joins firm

1960's

1960

Firm is incorporated as Sarles, Brelje & Race; Office moves to South E Street in Santa Rosa

1960

Windsor County Water District is formed. Brelje & Race provides engineering and construction management services for new wastewater collection and treatment facilities.

1963

Engineering services begin for The Sea Ranch, a 5,200-acremaster planned community with 10 miles of Pacific Ocean frontage in northern Sonoma County

1963

Engineering services begin for Oakmont, a 2,500-unit active adult community between Santa Rosa and Sonoma Valley

1970's

1970

Cloverdale Treatment Plant and Christian Life Center, now the Luther Burbank Center

1980's

1980

Airport Business Center and Expansion of Airport Treatment Plant and Disposal Field

1990's

1992

Town of Windsor is incorporated. Award-winning Advanced Waste Treatment (AWT) facilities and reclaimed water distribution systems completed for the Town.

1994

Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma Campus opens. Brelje & Race provided complete planning, design and construction management services for the site.

2000's

2002

Voters approve Measure A, the $251M bond to fund Sonoma County Junior College District’s capital projects, commencing Brelje & Race’s participation in numerous projects.

2002

Mayacama development opens. Brelje & Race provided infrastructure planning, design engineering and construction management for the development. The site includes a private Jack Nicklaus-design golf course, 30 luxury home sites and 50 guest casitas.

2004

Firm retained to provide surveying services for the earthquake retrofit of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Wins CELSOC Engineering Excellence Awards Project of the Year in 2007.

2010's

2014

New Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa

2016

American AgCredit opens it's 120,000-square-foot national headquarters near the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport.