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1Dec 2010

King County Metro Atlantic/Central Base Operations Building

Currently under construction, the Atlantic/Central Base Operations Building is the final phase of the 22-acre, $100 million Metro Atlantic/Central Base Expansion project that began in 2002. This includes the Communications and Control Center (LEED Gold Certified); the Tire and Millwright Shop (LEED Certified); renovations to existing maintenance buildings; expanded bus parking; and improvements to Sixth Avenue.

The two-story, 44,000 square foot “Ops” Building will eventually be home to more than 50 fulltime employees, and serve as a contact point and area Read More >

15Aug 2010

Teutsch starts construction of industrial project in Lacey

Today Teutsch Partners will start building a 200,000-square-foot warehouse/industrial project in Lacey.

In 2007, when more than 5 million square feet was being built in the South Puget Sound region, such an announcement would not have been big news. But now, with the industrial market still treading water, only about 750,000 square feet is being built, including Teutsch’s project.

The approximately $15 million build-to-suit project will be Harbor Wholesale Grocery’s headquarters. The cost includes the price of the land.

AHBL is the engineer Read More >

5Jul 2010

Pop Keeney facelift heads for home

The new grandstand on the visitors’ side has been erected, the masonry for the two new locker rooms and concession stand has been completed and bulldozers are leveling the land around Pop Keeney Stadium that will eventually become a 500-car parking lot. But there is still much more to be done by Sierra Construction workers as they toil feverishly to meet their September 2 target date.

“We’re on schedule but it’s a very tight schedule,” said the project manager who was Read More >

10Jun 2010

Shoreline college expands automotive training

Shoreline Community College on Tuesday cut the ribbon on its $4.2 million Professional Automotive Training Center expansion. The project added 26,000 square feet to the 32,000-square-foot center at J6101 Greenwood Ave. N. in Shoreline. The additional space allows for a corporate center for Toyota, and dedicated training spaces with vehicle lifts and classrooms for Hyundai, Volvo, Hunter, Snap-on and others.

Sierra Construction of Woodinville was the general contractor and Group Mackenzie’s Seattle office was in charge of design. The new space Read More >

4Jun 2010

KCLS Ready To Start Kenmore Library

The King County Library System is breaking ground Tuesday on its $10.49 million Kenmore Library. The 9,500 square-foot branch is being built by Sierra Construction at 6531 N.E. 181st St., about a half-mile from the existing library. The new building will be made of brick and structural steel, with a below grade garage containing 19 parking stalls and mechanical and electrical systems. It will include a community meeting room, children’s and teen areas, and more space for studying and reading. Read More >

18May 2010

City of Auburn buys space in building near City Hall

Part of a new office building in downtown Auburn sold last week for nearly $24.5 million, public records show.

The city of Auburn bought 61 percent of the 88,000-square-foot One Main Street Professional Plaza, which was developed by JLO Washington Enterprises.

The price works out to $454 per square foot, a staggering sum given the struggling economy and the weak market in South King County. According to CB Richard Ellis’ first quarter report, the south county vacancy rate is 22 percent.

In March, Read More >

13May 2010

Let’s play ball! Newly-renovated Woodinville Sports Field Complex celebrates its Grand Opening on May 22nd

Woodinville, WA: Children, parents, sports fans, and the community are invited to celebrate the grand opening of Woodinville’s newly-renovated Sports Field Complex on Saturday, May 22, from 10:30 AM – noon. Festivities include little league baseball games, the Mariner Moose, and the opportunity to recognize and thank the many state and county agencies, sports organizations, corporations, and individuals that made this project possible.

Built during the winter so that it would be available for use this spring, the Sports Field Complex Read More >

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