2Nov 2012

Nautilus moves to Columbia Tech Center

Sierra Construction recently completed the new 51,800-square-foot headquarters for exercise equipment company Nautilus at 17750 S.E. Sixth Way in Vancouver. The building is within Columbia Tech Center, a 412-acre mixed-use development north of state Route 14 and east of Interstate 205.

Nautilus’ single-story office building was made with concrete tilt-up panels and floor-to-ceiling windows. Its entry has a large wood beam with five bands of reclaimed timber that represent the core values of the company: collaboration, innovation, drive, focus and accountability. Read More >

23Oct 2012

SunCap buys land in Redmond for FedEx distribution center

The north Carolina-based company is planning to build a ground distribution center for FedEx in Redmond.

SunCap Property Group of Charlotte, N.C., acquired 24 acres of vacant land at 18795 N.E. 73rd St. for $16.87 million.

Dennis Lisk, associate planner for the city of Redmond, said SunCap is planning a 212,000-square foot building for FedEx.

Representatives of SunCap did not return several phone calls requesting comment.

The architect is Freiheit & Ho of Bellevue and the general contractor is Sierra Construction of Woodinville.

SunCap has Read More >

8Oct 2012

Woodinville Fire fills a gap

Once again, it’s a full house over at the Woodinville Fire & Rescue board of commissioners. Finally… at least for now.

At its October 1 meeting the WF&R board appointed Roger Collins to fill the fire commissioner seat vacated when former commissioner Gerry Vucci resigned from the post in July due to moving away from the district for professional reasons.

Vucci replaced Randy Ransom, who resigned 16 months ago due to health reasons.

Collins was selected unanimously over two other applicants – both Read More >

5Oct 2012

Maple Valley retail center expanding

Kite Realty Group is redeveloping the Four Corner Square shopping center at Southeast Kent-Kangley Road and Maple Valley Black Diamond Road Southeast in Maple Valley.

A Kite news release says the Indianapolis-based company is doing the work in two phases. The first phase will add a 35,000- square-foot Johnson’s Home and Garden store, and 18,200-square-foot Grocery Outlet and 11,000 square-feet of retail space in a building between them.

The additions will expand the center from 44,000 to 109,000 square feet.

Crews are putting Read More >

2Oct 2012

Lululemon moves at University Village

Canadian-based Lululemon Athletica last month moved into 3,700 square feet of new space just three doors down from its old space at the University Village shopping center in Seattle.

Sierra Construction Co. built out the new space, which has an exterior of 18-foot curtainwall with double glass storefront doors. Just inside the storefront, wall are covered with teak wood paneling and purple tile.

The sales and fit areas have black oak wood flooring along with vibrant paint colors on each wall. Two Read More >

1Oct 2012

Sierra Participates in Boy Scout Challenge

On Friday, September 21st, Sierra Construction participated in the 2012 Great Outdoor Team Odyssey Event at Camp Pigott in Snohomish to benefit the Boy Scouts of America.  The Sierra team consisting of Sarah Wentz, Josh Boettner, Sam McVey, and Matt Enany.  The group participated in numerous competitions throughout the day including but not limited to; clay pigeon shooting, rifle shooting, a canoe/row boat/mountain bike race, a high ropes course, a survival skills competition and rock climbing.  The big surprise of the Read More >

31Aug 2012

New Lakewood warehouse for moving company

Sierra Construction this week was expected to start work on a 47,000 square-foot tilt-up warehouse at 7010 150th St. S.W. in Lakewood for Olympic Moving and Storage.

Olympic will occupy about half of the building and lease out the remaining space. About 3,000 square feet of Olympic’s space will be used for offices. There will also be a storage mezzanine.

James Guerrero Architects designed the building with raised parapets to emphasize each tenant’s entry. The building will also have recessed storefronts, reveal Read More >

31Aug 2012

‘Spec’ projects see life

In the clearest sign yet that the Puget Sound region’s long-suffering industrial market is on the mend, the Benaroya Cos. is starting construction of a large speculative warehouse project in Sumner.

Two other developers will soon follow with spec distribution centers of their own. Ted Knapp of Knapp Development said he plans to start building a project in Sumner in the next week or two, and global company ProLogis intends to start construction of another in Fife, said Scott Price, a Read More >

1Jun 2012

Kenmore Library – Honor Award

Kenmore Library – Honor Award Recipient

Location: Kenmore, WA
Architect: Weinstein A/U Architects and Urban Designers
Agency/Owner: King County Library System
General Contractor: Sierra Construction Co.

The Kenmore Library is a new 10,000-square-foot building with a 9,000-square-foot below-grade parking garage. It was completed in June 2011.

The building design is focused on a highly visible and transparent reading room, which is intended as a civic gesture of welcoming community space, and as a counterpoint to the suburban context of retail buildings, surface parking and a busy Read More >

21Apr 2012

Central Park Tennis Club

Central Park Tennis Club at 5820 125th Lane NE in Kirkland has undergone a 31,440-square-foot expansion.

A new concrete tilt-up building with four tennis courts brings the club’s total to 12 indoor and 6 outdoor courts. The building also has restrooms, court access and viewing areas, storage and maintenance.

Parking was added along with a plaza and esplanade using offset concrete fence walls and bollard lighting. A rain garden connects the old campus to the new building.

A multi-use path was created along Northeast Read More >

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