Andrew Ball is the President and Partner of oWOW, an Oakland, California, real estate firm with vertically integrated Development, Design, Construction and Property Management Divisions. oWow specializes in apartment buildings using mass timber structures that are priced for the missing middle with incomes between 80% to 120% of AMI. oWow is best known for building the first mass timber high-rise in the United States entitled under the new type IVA Code. The 19-story 1510 Webster building utilizes beamless Mass Ply panels and columns for 236 middle income residential units and has a planned opening in February of 2024.
Andrew was previously president and partner at RAD Urban, a company specializing in high rise Modular housing projects with internal divisions providing Manufacturing, Design and Construction.
Most notably he was the owner and CEO of Webcor Builders for 20 years growing the company from $20M to $1.4B with notable projects that include the California Academy of Sciences, SFMOMA, Lucas Arts Letterman campus, Electronic Arts headquarters, Oracle campus headquarters, Infinity Towers, Transbay Terminal, and the mass timber-framed Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, until he sold to Obayashi corporation and left the company in 2012.