The Seattle Times, By Katherine Khashimova Long and Benjamin Romano Original Article To speed up e-commerce delivery, Amazon and its competitors aim to stage more goods closer to population centers so the so-called last mile of shipment is more like one mile than 10. But in dense, urban areas like Seattle, it can be tough to find a plot of land to accommodate a large warehouse, accessible by big rig trucks, even as demand grows with accelerating delivery speeds. In South Seattle, Prologis [...]
The first building of the Terrace Station Transit Oriented Development in Mountlake Terrace topped out last week. Standing six stories high, the 470,000 square foot mixed-use building is comprised of 258 residential units, two levels of underground parking, and 60,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space. The retail space is 100% pre-leased to a world class fitness operator and a premier childcare facility The yet-to-be-named building is the first of a planned three phase development on the 14 acre [...]
The largest building to-date in the Redmond Ridge Business Park, Building #113 is a 129,687 warehouse with a 24’ clear height. Sitework included clearing of the 8.75 acre site which logged 100,000 MBF of timber. The site grade also resulted in a cut-to-fill of 10-15’ on the west side of the site, 20’ of fill to the east and a 20’ retaining wall on the NE corner of the site. The 570’ long building will be constructed with 60 tilt-panels [...]
The first building in a multi-building, 100 acre industrial development for Tarragon, SeaPORT Building 1 will be a 141,000 square foot warehouse. When completed, Building 1 will have 30 overhead doors, 4 drive in doors and a clear height of 36’. This project is due for completion in early 2020.
This 117,000 square foot Class A industrial building broke ground May 2019. Currently under construction, this building will have a 30’ clear height with a 6” reinforced concrete floor. The building is designed to be divisible to 21,922 square feet. This building will also have 28 dock-high doors and four grade level drive-thru doors. Also known as S 11th Industrial, this project is due for completion this fall.
Construction began on this 13 acre Sumner site June 2019. Building A will be 113,500 square feet with 28 dock doors, and Building B will be 110,000 square feet with 27 dock doors. Both buildings will have a 30’ clear height. Building B is already leased to a tenant that requires underground work to prep for their office and equipment. Sitework includes extensive reforestation to the surrounding property to remove non-native species and replanting of native trees and plants; approximately [...]
RIVER’S EDGE, a new 166-unit apartment community began construction last week in Monroe, Washington. The development will be income restricted to families and individuals earning less than 60% of the area median income (AMI) for Snohomish County. The Snohomish County AMI is $110,700 for a family of four, according to HUD 2019 income statistics. River’s Edge will include 1,2, and 3-bedroom units, designed to be energy efficient, with generous amenities, such as: community room, fitness facility, and community garden, among [...]
The Club at the Park (known as Parkside II Apartments during construction) in the Columbia Tech Center development broke ground summer of 2017. This project consists of two, four-story slab-on-grade wood framed apartment buildings with ample at grade parking. In total, the development has 206 units, containing a mix of studio, one, and two-bedroom apartment homes. The units that overlook the adjacent park have exterior balconies and ground floor patios for those residents to enjoy the scenery and walking trails. [...]
Project teams in Lacey, Washington recently completed a two-phase, 1.1 million square foot state-of-the-art industrial development for IDS Real Estate Group.. Located in the Hawks Prairie area of Lacey, the Hogum Bay Logistics Center is a new development which included three buildings, totaling 1,110,000 square feet. The first phase of the project included site clearing and the construction of Building 1, a 811,000 square foot distribution center on 100 acres. The building has 80 dock doors, 250 parking spaces, 36’ [...]
Developed by Avenue 55, this 72,820 square foot four story flex-use office building broke ground in 2018. Designed by BCRA, West Woodland was built with structural steel, concrete and masonry construction. The building has two elevators, one rated for 3,500lb and the other for 5,000lbs, to accommodate light industrial tenants on all floors. Each level of West Woodland has varying clear heights, ranging from 12’ – 20’. In an area where parking is becoming harder to find, this site includes [...]
Last Thursday held Oregon's DJC TopProjects awards event at the Oregon Convention Center- and Amazon Troutdale was named 2nd Place Winner in the Industrial Development of the Year category. With 97 finalists in various categories, Sierra had two projects in the running for Industrial Development of the Year; Amazon Troutdale and IPT Tualatin. Sierra Senior Project Manager, Kristi Walz, accepting the award at Thursday's event (photo from DJC) For more on the event, visit: http://djcoregon.com/news/2019/05/17/building-industrys-best-honored-annual-topprojects-awards/ In [...]
Crews at Blackbird Apartments recently removed the tower crane, in preparation of the final stretch towards completion. Framing was completed in April and the building is nearly tight to the weather. Concrete decks were poured within the lower hotel units and metal framing within the lower levels is in progress. All unit MEP rough-ins are in progress, and teams will start stocking drywall next week. Just blocks from Redmond town center, Blackbird will be five stories of wood framed residential [...]
Project teams began the first tilt for Troutdale Lot 10 this week. In total, there will be 111 wall tilt-panels and 12 dock/trash enclosure panels. This week includes picking 94 during the first tilt, and the remaining 29 on the second mobilization in June. Structural steel and roof structure are to follow the conclusion of the final tilt. This a speculative concrete tilt-up warehouse being built in Troutdale, Oregon. The project broke ground on sitework in the summer of 2018, [...]
First Glacier Logistics Center has been completed. 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 totals 66,000 square feet, with a 30’ clear height and sits on a 3.8 acre site. First Glacier will also feature 18 exterior dock doors, 2 drive-in doors, and over 60 parking spaces. For more information, visit First [...]
Source: https://www.djc.com/news/re/12121565.html?action=get&id=12121565&query=bridge%20expands Bridge Development Partners has formally announced two industrial projects in Kent and Sumner. Bridge Point Kent 100 is being built on a 4.7-acre site it acquired last month for almost $5 million. The new building, at 26524 79th Ave. S., will have 97,500 square feet, with 30-foot clear heights, and 14 dock-high and two grade-level doors. Nelson is the architect, and Sierra Construction Co. is the general contractor. Construction will begin soon, and should be completed in early 2020. Shawn Childs and Andrew Stark of CBRE are leasing the property for Bridge. Bridge Point Sumner 60 will be [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]