Last week, field crews at Northwest Logistics Center completed the panel erection for Building #2, a 628,000 square foot speculative distribution building for Panattoni in DuPont, WA. Sierra's tilt crew and NessCampbell tilted the final 80 panels in under three work days. This tilt included three nodes with overlapping architectural panels consisting of 7 ¼,” 9 ¼” and 15 ¼” with weights from 70,000 to 180,000lbs. This was the second and final tilt for this project. In total, Building 2 [...]
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The first phase of Avenue 55's Portside 55 (known as 'Portside 55 North') has been completed. This phase included the construction of two buildings, which total 207,000 square feet. Building A: 155,000 square feet Tilted using 82 wall panels and 11 ramp panels Building B: 51,900 square feet Tilted using 48 building panels and 8 ramp panels The two buildings share a 175,000 square foot truck court. Project Team: Owner/Developer: Avenue 55 Architect: NELSON formerly CRAFT Architects Civil Engineer: Barghausen Engineers [...]
Currently underway, Troutdale Lot 10 is a speculative concrete tilt-up warehouse being built in Troutdale, Oregon. The project broke ground on sitework in the summer of 2018, which involved a 5’ tall building pad surcharge that was completed and has now been removed from the site. Since the new year, the project team has been working on digging 775 aggregate piers and spread footings which will be completed this week. Five slab-on-grade pours totaling over 145,000 square feet have been [...]
Sierra-built projects Amazon Troutdale and Tualatin Distribution Center took home the Winner and Runner-Up titles, respectively, in the Industrial Development of the Year category at the Night of Excellence in Commercial Real Estate awards event earlier this month. The event is put on by the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB), NAIOP Portland Chapter, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the Portland Business Journal (PBJ), and recognizes the industry's greatest commercial real estate achievements of the previous year. [...]
"The focus of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to highlight women as a viable component of the construction industry. WIC Week also provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the country to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize the growing role of women in the industry. It is also a time for local chapters to give back to their communities." https://www.nawic.org/nawic/wicweek.asp
Sierra broke ground last fall on a speculative 628,640 square foot distribution building. This is the second building in the Northwest Logistics Center which is located in DuPont, WA. 'Building 2' sits on a 32-acre site adjacent to Building 1, which was completed in 2014. Building 2 will have 107 overhead doors and a 36’ clear height. This project utilizes tilt-up construction, which will be completed in two phases. In total, Building 2 will have 148 tilt panels and use 21,660 [...]
Amazon Troutdale (previously known as Project Piper) is a 857,470 square foot distribution center on a 74 acre site in the Reynolds Industrial Park of Troutdale, Oregon. The project broke ground in the spring of 2017 and was completed last fall. Amazon Troutdale was built with over 11,000 tons of structural steel and 63,000 cubic yards of concrete. The building shell is concrete tilt-up construction, utilizing 163 tilt panels with a finished clear height of 41’. It has three levels of [...]
IPT Tualatin has been completed. This project included the new construction of a 157,230 square foot speculative manufacturing building on a 9 acre site along the north side of SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd. The concrete tilt-up building has a 32’ clear height and has 40 overhead doors; 36 dock and 4 at-grade. The building is set up to handle up to four tenants. The completed project has 158 parking spaces.
December 27, 2018 Glacier Peak at Riverside Business Park tilted last week. The entire project includes 112 panels with 4 sheer panels. The completed building will be a 204,498 square foot distribution warehouse located along the Snohomish River in Everett with exposure to I-5. The Glacier Peak will have a 30′ clear height, 130′ concrete truck apron, 38 dock high doors, and 4 drive-in doors. Sierra Construction broke ground on the 9.6 acre site in Everett, Washington in May. https://youtu.be/rfBRCWevP-E [...]
December 20, 2018 First Glacier Logistics building was tilted last week in Sumner, WA. Work began on First Glacier Logistics in October 2018. Built with a total of 55 tilt panels, limited slab space resulted in two separate tilts to successfully close the building exterior. This new distribution facility will be a total of 66,000 square feet, with a 30’ clear height. First Glacier will also feature 18 exterior dock doors, 2 drive-in doors, and over 60 parking spaces. [...]
In honor of Veterans Day this year, we are featuring two of our Sierra Employees. First off, meet Sierra carpenter Holt Cameron; or more commonly known in the field as ‘Doc.’ Doc spent 7 years in the 2nd 142nd Field Artillery Unit in Arkansas as a Combat Medic. Although he never saw combat, Doc’s National Guard unit was activated to respond when an F5 tornado destroyed their base town. “The thing about the National Guard, not only can the President [...]
Friday night held NAIOP's Night of the Stars awards gala in Bellevue. Sierra Construction had seven projects nominated in two categories: Industrial Development of the Year IPT Tacoma Logistics Center Prologis Park Tacoma Seaway West Interbay Self Storage Des Moines Creek Business Park, Phase IV Multi-Family, Over 100 Units Stadium Apartments Edition Apartments The highlight of the evening for Sierra Construction was the crowning of Prologis Park Tacoma as the Industrial Development of the Year. More on the night's winner: [...]
Work began on this site Fall of 2018. This new distribution facility will be a total of 66,000 square feet, with a 30’ clear height. First Glacier will also feature 18 exterior dock doors, 2 drive-in doors, and over 60 parking spaces. This project is scheduled to tilt at the end of 2018, and is due for completion Spring 2019.
Previously known as 'Bothell 185,' the Edition Apartments is a 135 unit apartment building located on the corner of 185th and 102nd in Bothell, WA. Site clearing began at the end of 2016 to clear the way for the multi-family project in Bothell, WA. Edition Apartments is a five wood-framed story building over one story of below-grade parking. In a fast growing area of Bothell, Edition offers below grade, secured parking garage for tenants. Units include studio, 1, 2 and 3 [...]
Phase IV of the Des Moines Creek Business Park is situated on Pacific Highway, and included the construction of two new industrial buildings. Previously occupied by Furney’s Nursery, the 22.5 acre site now has over 512,000 square feet of new industrial warehouse space. Sitework included moving over 350,000 cubic yards of dirt and the installation of two ground water detention tanks; 230,000 gallon onsite detention with 170,000 gallon north detention tank and wetland vault. Due to the sloped site, additional [...]
Portside 55 North in Tacoma recently tilted the second building. This phase of the Portside 55 development consists of two buildings; Building A and Building B. Building A is a 155,000 square foot building designed for future rail access. The building was tilted using 82 wall panels and 11 ramp panels, the heaviest weighting 113,300lbs. The smaller of the two, Building B, was constructed using 48 building panels and 8 ramp panels, the heaviest weighing 87,200lbs. The North phase of [...]
Ballard's West Woodland Business Center is taking shape. The project team has completed concrete pours on each floor and has begun framing on the 4th floor. In the coming weeks steel erection will wrap-up, slab-on-deck concrete pours will conclude and framing will commence on the lower levels. The 72,000 square foot four story mixed-use commercial building broke ground earlier this year. The building will have a central freight elevator to accommodate light industrial tenants on all floors. An area where [...]
Interbay is a four story self-storage in the Interbay district of Seattle. The 94,000 square foot building was constructed using a hybrid method that utilized both concrete tilt-up and structural steel. It’s smaller in footprint and value compared to some of Sierra’s other projects but has a complex design and was a challenging to build. Due to the small overall area of the slab, the project team could not cast all off the exterior panels at once and had to [...]
Located in Lacey, Washington, the Hogum Bay Logistics Center is a new construction state-of-the-art industrial development. In total, this development contains three buildings totaling 1.1 million square feet. This phase of the project includes the construction of Buildings 4 (144,000 square feet) and Building 5 (155,000 square feet). Both buildings will have a 32’ clear height and 130’ truck courts. This project is due for completion Q1 2019.
Breaking ground in August 2016, Stadium Apartments is a 220,000 square foot mixed-use building located in the Stadium District of Tacoma. The building has 172 residences varying from studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units. Stadium is 10 stories total; 7 above grade, and 3 below-grade parking levels. Some units also feature high ceilings, patios and balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows and walk-in closets. A unique feature to Stadium is the outdoor covered community room on the 7th floor with expansive Puget Sound [...]
Seaway West was completed in 2018. The project consists of two 30’ clear industrial buildings in Everett, Washington. Building A is 64,781 SF and Building B is 122,196 SF, and both buildings have a 30′ clear height, 50′-55′ typical bay spacing, dock high and grade level loading docks, 238 parking stalls, and 6″ reinforced slab. Building A has 18 dock doors and 4 drive in doors, while Building B has 24 dock doors and 6 drive in doors. The buildings [...]
Located in North Seattle just East of Bitter Lake, the newly constructed seven-story Linden Flats apartment building has 170 affordable units. Income-qualified residents can experience an amenity rich, modern community close to community transit, minutes to Seattle. Linden Flats offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units. Each unit features large, energy efficient windows, in-unit washer and dryer, radiant heating, modern cabinets and quartz countertops. Carpeted bedrooms and wide plank wood vinyl flooring finish off units with a cosmopolitan style. Amenities [...]
Sitting on 80 acres near the Port of Tacoma, three newly constructed buildings comprise the development known as Prologis Park Tacoma. Sierra Construction was the general contractor for buildings B and D in the development, which was completed this Spring. The largest of the three buildings, Building B, is 770,195 square feet with a 36’ clear height. The building has 174 dock doors with a unique triple-loaded dock configuration, providing maximum distribution opportunities by the tenant. Built by tilt-up construction [...]
A new industrial development providing over a million square feet of industrial warehouse space to the Port of Tacoma was completed in 2018. The 54 acre site of IPT Tacoma Logistics Center was previously home of the Simpson Lumbermill, which closed in 2015. Sitework for this project included the demolition of the remaining lumbermill structures. The 1,100,000 square foot industrial development has two buildings. The first, Building A, is 280,525 square feet on a 7” slab-on-grade with a 32′ clear [...]