Our experienced team at Mark Sauer Construction, Inc. (MSC) is committed to providing our customers with high quality service performed in a timely manner. As an example of valuing your time, we have prepared this web site to answer any questions you may have about our company. You will discover our extensive experience with unique projects, as well as our commitment to our clients. We excel at a wide range of services including General Contractor, Construction Management, and Consulting Services. We believe in our pledge to Community Service and the sustainability of our Green Building projects. Call MSC today to discuss your project!

What Sets Us Apart

  • In-depth Involvement in Unique Projects
  • Projects Executed Under Exacting Standards
  • Award Winning Projects
  • Design and Engineering Expertise
  • Hands-On Experience with ALL Trades
  • Projects Completed Throughout California
  • Dedicated to Your Project Goals
  • Fully Licensed, Bonded, and Insured

What We Do

  • Historic Restoration
  • Seismic Retrofit
  • Adobe Restoration
  • Church Restoration
  • Commercial Construction
  • Medical and Surgical Facilities
  • Custom Residential
  • Construction Management
  • Consultation

State Licenses

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California License:
# 500572B

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Nevada License:
# 0068157B

Recent Projects

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MSC is pleased to announce that the Audrey Geisel University House has received the Governor's Historic Preservation Award. This will be the 4th job for which MSC has received a Governor's Historic Preservation Award. This is another of many awards for this State and National historic site. Compliments go out to the entire team on the execution of an exceptional project. ... See MoreSee Less

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On October 6th Mark Sauer, principal for MSC presented the San Diego Mission Education Building to a delegation from Nepal. The delegation consisted of Nepalese government officials and engineers studying modern applications of engineering and construction systems to provide public safety. MSC presented how seismic hazard reduction can co-exist with historic preservation. The SD Mission Education Bldg. is an excellent example of engineering design, construction technique and historic preservation. Since both California and Nepal are highly seismically active it was stressed to the delegation that publicly occupied buildings can be retrofitted with sympathy to the historic fabric.
The lively hour and a half of discussion and close up view of the structural assemblies provided eyes on samples of what can be done. Much thanks goes out to Ananta Baidya PE who organized the event. Ananta is a former engineer for the City of San Diego and currently a consulting engineer. Ananta is the chair of the Nepal Liaison Committee for American Society of Nepalese Engineers USA. As always great thanks to Pat Schmitzer, office manager for the San Diego Mission de Alcala for making the building available.
Photos of the event are forthcoming
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The City Council of San Juan Capistrano accepted the Blas Aguilar Adobe project on Tuesday Oct. 6th. ... See MoreSee Less

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In May MSC participated in the California Preservation Foundation adobe tour. The tour visited 3 adobe projects by MSC. The first stop was at Los Penasquitos Ranch. This was a great opportunity because this is a current project so attendees were able to see the various phases of work to restore a historic adobe. The next stops were at Sikes Adobe Farmhouse and lastly the Warner –Carrillo Adobe. ... See MoreSee Less

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In 1794, the Mission San Juan Capistrano built a number of adobes to house soldiers and the local Native Americans who worked at the mission.
Don Blas Aguilar purchased two of these adobes in 1845, which he named "La Hacienda Aguilar." The south wing adobe was called Casa Tejada; it unfortunately is no longer standing. The north wing adobe was called Casa de Esperanza, or "House of Hope." It still stands.
Today MSC is executing the seismic retrofit and adobe restoration of this historic adobe. This adobe is located on the historic El Camino Real HWY. The project will be completed by the end of July 2015
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Testimonials

The competence and professionalism of everyone on Mark Sauer’s team is quite remarkable.
Very Reverend Monsignor Richard F. Duncanson, STD, Mission San Diego de Alcala
Mark and his men are highly skilled, efficient and professional; they enjoy the challenge of working on historic projects and clearly take pride in their work.
Ellen Calomiris, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
Their expertise is shown in the level of detail and care that they exhibit in their work. We’ve used them on two occasions, and have been very pleased.
Steve Lech, Assistant Park Planner
MSC takes great pride in their work. They are creative problem solvers and good collaborators.
Jenna Snow, Chattel Architecture, Planning & Preservation, Inc.
MSC and their staff were a vital component of the successful Rancho Peñasquitos Adobe Renovation project.
Enrique Ceseña, AIA, Project Manager
Your company provides great value and your advice is priceless. No one should begin a restoration project without consulting MSC first.
Stan Tomlinson, Chino, CA
I highly value Mark Sauer’s ability to advise the client on the most effective use of the limited funds available.
Ione R. Stiegler, Architect, AIA