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28 Apr 2016

Project Completion: Bel-Kirk Hub

2016-04-28T07:23:01+00:00

The Hub at Bel-Kirk 520 is a standalone, 879 square foot great-room style structure built for exclusive use by the office park’s tenants located in Bellevue, WA. Offering both indoor and outdoor spaces, the Hub features an Avanti Market, roll-up door that opens to the outdoor patio space, a TV lounge and Wi-Fi throughout. Tenants will also be able to reserve space in the Hub for meetings and other uses. Schnitzer West purchased the suburban office park in 2015 and [...]

Project Completion: Bel-Kirk Hub 2016-04-28T07:23:01+00:00
26 Apr 2016

Cook Street Apartments: Designed for the cycling centric

2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00

In Portland's Eliot neighborhood, a cycling-centric apartment building is wrapping up construction along Northeast Cook Street. The mixed-use, 206-unit Cook Street Apartments is the largest complex in the North Williams Corridor and borders North Williams Avenue, a bike route that connects commuters over the Broadway Bridge directly into the City Center, about two miles away. “The ongoing redevelopment of this area is starting to move toward mixed-use facilities, that’s kind of the trend in this zone right now,” said Aaron [...]

Cook Street Apartments: Designed for the cycling centric 2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00
25 Apr 2016

Sierra tilts first of three buildings in Koch Corporate Center

2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00

Walls were tilted for the first of three buildings at the Koch Corporate Center located in Tualatin, Oregon this past week. The corporate center is designed for tenants with distribution or warehouse needs and includes build-to-suit office space. With the tilt-up completed April 21st, Building 1 totals 201,300 square feet with 32’ clear height and is the largest building in the Park. The remaining two buildings, Building 5 (60,000 square feet) and Building 8 (46,875 square feet) will be tilted [...]

Sierra tilts first of three buildings in Koch Corporate Center 2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00
21 Apr 2016

Project Completion: Sumner West Distribution Center

2016-04-25T16:19:23+00:00

Avenue 55 has completed the development of a 6.62 acre Sumner West site located in Sumner, WA. The building is a concrete tilt-up, state-of-the-art distribution facility totaling 117,870 square feet. The building features a clear height of 30’, 27 dock high doors, 2 grade level drive-in doors, 70 parking stalls, a hybrid roof structure, concrete truck aprons, and two office nodes with steel canopies over entryways. Innova Architects was the project’s Architect, Civil and Structural Engineer. Sierra Construction was the [...]

Project Completion: Sumner West Distribution Center 2016-04-25T16:19:23+00:00
15 Apr 2016

Project Completion: Redmond Ridge 116 & 117

2016-05-23T16:16:10+00:00

Recently completed, this Redmond Ridge project included the construction of two concrete tilt-up buildings, Building 116 (45,015 square feet) and Building 117 (40,625 square feet). The floor plan is set up to allow for up to four tenants per building. Building 116 has a sawtooth footprint which maximizes the use of the site while creating architectural interest. The project also included weather-protected areas under a soffit in lieu of external canopies for customers. Both buildings share a central loading dock allowing storefronts to face [...]

Project Completion: Redmond Ridge 116 & 117 2016-05-23T16:16:10+00:00
2 Mar 2016

Helly Hansen takes half of Sumner warehouse

2016-03-02T14:49:42+00:00

Tarragon says outdoor gear maker Helly Hansen will take more than half of its recently built 333,180-square-foot warehouse at SeaPort Logistics Center, 14218 Eighth St. E. in Sumner. The tilt-up warehouse was built by Sierra Construction Co., with Innova Architecture as the designer and AHBL as the civil engineer. Known as Building A, the warehouse is the first phase of the 2.4 million-square-foot industrial park. It has 109 dock doors and eight at-grade doors, a 32-foot clear height, ESFR sprinkler [...]

Helly Hansen takes half of Sumner warehouse 2016-03-02T14:49:42+00:00
24 Feb 2016

Kent Valley Aerial: Sierra’s Projects

2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00

Sierra has had a few projects in the Kent Valley area in the past 10 years - well, over 3.2 million square feet worth! Thank you Skytech Aerial Photo for sharing

Kent Valley Aerial: Sierra’s Projects 2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00
23 Nov 2015

New Tacoma living: The Henry

2016-02-24T00:26:30+00:00

The Henry, a brand new 161 unit mixed use project in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, hosted a grand opening event last Thursday with guided tours to the public and remarks by Mayor Marilyn Strickland. Developed by The Henry Group, the project not only has numerous resident amenities but also public waterfront patio space, esplanade and ground level retail opportunities. The newest project on Thea Foss Waterway, The Henry offers amenities not typically found in Tacoma living. Pet friendly with [...]

New Tacoma living: The Henry 2016-02-24T00:26:30+00:00
19 Nov 2015

Sierra completes tilt-up at Des Moines Creek Business Park

2016-02-25T00:00:33+00:00

Sierra Construction recently completed the final concrete tilt-up in Phase 1 of Des Moines Creek Business Park. Composed of three buildings with 30’ clear height ceilings, 165’-255’ bay depths, 119 dock height and 16 ground level loading bays, Phase 1 totals 535,958 square feet. The first of three phases, the completed project is planned to total 1.6 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space on the 87 acre site. The Business Park’s location allows for access via multiple [...]

Sierra completes tilt-up at Des Moines Creek Business Park 2016-02-25T00:00:33+00:00
9 Nov 2015

Sno-Isle Tech students tour Sierra construction site

2016-02-24T23:17:45+00:00

Sno-Isle Tech (http://snoisletech.com/) Course: Construction Trades Instructor: Jerry Helm Sno-Isle Tech instructor Jerry Helm brought 25 students of the school's Construction Trades program for a site visit to the 22 West Mercer project on November 5. Sierra’s Project Superintendent Jon Gebow, a former student of Sno-Isle, led the students through the site office and jobsite. Mr. Gebow introduced the students to the project with a brief showing of the construction documents, looking over architectural elevations and floor plans. The group [...]

Sno-Isle Tech students tour Sierra construction site 2016-02-24T23:17:45+00:00
7 Nov 2015

Stryker Business Center Wins Industrial Development of the Year

2016-02-24T00:22:44+00:00

Stryker Business Center came home with the 2015 NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year award from the Night of the Stars. A partnership of IDS Real Estate Group and Clarion Partners, the a three-building, 1.25 million-square-foot distribution park is located in Kent. Amazon leased two buildings totaling more than 1.1 million square feet for a distribution center, and is Amazon's BFI4 and BFI5. Brighton Best International leased the third building, which has 125,000 square feet.

Stryker Business Center Wins Industrial Development of the Year 2016-02-24T00:22:44+00:00
14 Oct 2015

Prologis PDX 20 Receives LEED Silver Certification

2016-01-21T01:01:24+00:00

Vancouver, WA Built as a speculative property with an open interior, the 207,900 square foot concrete tilt-up building features office space, 50 dock doors and 32' clear height. Sitework included moving over 90,000 cubic yards of surcharge material off site. Receiving LEED Silver Certification, PDX 20 is the first Prologis building to go through the LEED Volume Program (LVP). Designed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LVP allows faster certification through a streamlined process that allows organizations to group similar [...]

Prologis PDX 20 Receives LEED Silver Certification 2016-01-21T01:01:24+00:00
6 Oct 2015

Work begins at Puyallup West

2016-01-21T00:59:23+00:00

Puyallup, WA Sierra Construction began construction of Avenue 55/Cabot's Puyallup West Distribution Center, a 172,000 square foot tilt-up concrete warehouse on a 10 acre lot in Puyallup, WA at the end of August. Sitework includes road and bridge modifications on Valley Ave NW and 27th Ave Ct NW. Features of the completed project include 48 sectional doors, two concrete truck aprons, ESFR automatic fire sprinkler system and 30' clear height. The project team also includes Craft Architects, Shutler Consulting Engineers, [...]

Work begins at Puyallup West 2016-01-21T00:59:23+00:00
18 Sep 2015

Tarragon tilts second Sumner warehouse

2016-01-21T00:57:30+00:00

Sierra Construction Co. recently tilted concrete walls for Building B of Tarragon's Salmon Creek Corporate Park in Sumner. The two-building Class A warehouse development is on 18 acres at 4101 150th Ave. Court E. Building B is expected to be finished later this year. It will be 133,100 square feet with 30-foot clear heights, 24 dock doors and four at-grade doors. There also will be an ESFR sprinkler system, skylights, continuous dock canopies and truck courts. Parking will be provided [...]

Tarragon tilts second Sumner warehouse 2016-01-21T00:57:30+00:00
7 Jul 2015

Stryker Phase 1 and Project Granite Recognized for Excellence in Concrete Construction

2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00

During the recent 2015 Excellence in Concrete Awards Banquet, Sierra was recognized as a contributor to both Project Granite and Stryker Phase 1. Both projects were finalists in the tilt-up structures category, and Stryker Phase 1 earned the grand award in this category. The Excellence in Concrete Awards are put on by the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association, a nonprofit industry trade association representing sand, gravel, quarry rock, cement, ready mix concrete, related businesses and suppliers in Washington State. The [...]

Stryker Phase 1 and Project Granite Recognized for Excellence in Concrete Construction 2018-05-20T14:09:38+00:00
1 Jul 2015

9th and Pine Project Earns Gold Nugget Honors

2016-01-21T00:54:08+00:00

Congratulations to Teutsch Partners and Sierra Construction on their Grand Award at the 2015 Golden Nugget Awards! On June 25th, judges for the 2015 Gold Nugget Awards recognized the project as a Grand Award winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. The 9th and Pine project was honored as the winner in the Best Multifamily Housing Community (30-60 du/acre) category. Now in its 52nd year, [...]

9th and Pine Project Earns Gold Nugget Honors 2016-01-21T00:54:08+00:00
20 Mar 2015

Tarragon finishes Sumner warehouse

2016-01-21T00:53:27+00:00

Sierra Construction Co. has finished Building A in Tarragon's Salmon Creek Corporate Park at 3901 150th Ave Court E. in Sumner. Building A is the first of two buildings that Tarragon is developing on the 18-acre site. A Tarragon news release says Building B's site is preloaded, building permits are in hand, and construction could start this summer on that 132,400-square foot warehouse. Building A is a 134,600-square foot concrete tilt-up warehouse that is divisible to 30,000 square feet and [...]

Tarragon finishes Sumner warehouse 2016-01-21T00:53:27+00:00
20 Mar 2015

Last phase of Kent Station: 154 apartments

2016-01-21T00:52:42+00:00

Tarragon started construction in January on a 154-unit apartment building at 443 Ramsay Way in Kent. It is the final phase of Kent Station, a transit-oriented, mixed-use project intended to revitalize downtown Kent. BCRA designed the five-story project and Sierra Construction Co. is building it. Also on the team are Coughlin Porter Lundeen, civil engineer; Yu & Trochalakis, structural engineer; Thomas Rengstorf and Associates, landscape architect; and subcontractors Peltram Plumbing, Emerald Aire, Boone Electric and Patriot Fire Protection. It is [...]

Last phase of Kent Station: 154 apartments 2016-01-21T00:52:42+00:00
30 Jan 2015

Sierra tilts Sumner warehouse

2016-01-21T00:52:03+00:00

Sierra Construction Co. recently tilted concrete panels for Panattoni Development's Tamarack Distribution Center at 1607 136th Ave. E. in Sumner. The 159,250-square-foot building is expected to be finished in April. It will have a 30-foot clear height, hybrid roof, concrete truck aprons, two office nodes and steel canopies over entryways. Kermit Jorgensen and Scott Price of Neil Walter Co. are in charge of leasing. Rates are 41 cents for shell and 85 cents for office, and the building can be [...]

Sierra tilts Sumner warehouse 2016-01-21T00:52:03+00:00
3 Dec 2014

Tarragon building two warehouses in Sumner

2016-01-21T00:51:18+00:00

Tarragon expects to finish Building A later this month and start Building B by next summer at its two-building Samon Creek Corporate Park in Sumner. The site is at 3901 150th Ave. Court E. Sierra Construction over the summer started Building A, a 134,600-square-foot concrete tilt-up structure with 127,000 square feet of warehouse space and three office areas totaling 6,700 square feet. It has a 30-foot clear height, 26 dock doors with dock seals, concrete truck aprons and drive-in ramps, [...]

Tarragon building two warehouses in Sumner 2016-01-21T00:51:18+00:00
9 Oct 2014

Panattoni starts Everett business center

2016-01-21T00:50:37+00:00

Panattoni Development Co. recently started the first phase of PowderMill Business Center on 36th Avenue, north of the Boeing Everett Plant. Sierra Construction Co. is building two Class A industrial buildings totaling 227,000 square feet in the initial phase and expects to finish next March. One building will be 102,500 square feet and the other 116,300 square feet. Both will be concrete tilt-ups with 30-foot clear heights. Matt Bohner of Jones Lang LaSalle said they are close to signing a [...]

Panattoni starts Everett business center 2016-01-21T00:50:37+00:00
9 Oct 2014

MetLIfe teaming up with Panattoni on $63M warehouse developments

2016-01-21T00:49:47+00:00

Insurance giant MetLife said it and Panattoni Development Co. are investing nearly $63 million in three new industrial parks totaling more than 900,000 square feet. One is Des Moines Creek Business Park south of Sea-Tac Airport and the others are in Sumner. MetLife will be the majority owner and Panattoni will be managing minority partner, according to a news release from New York City-based MetLife. "These three industrial parks we are developing in the Seattle area demonstrate our commitment to [...]

MetLIfe teaming up with Panattoni on $63M warehouse developments 2016-01-21T00:49:47+00:00
22 Sep 2014

Young broker shifts into developer mode

2018-05-20T14:09:39+00:00

The first phase of Northwest Logistics Center will be finished this year. Nick Griot was a broker at CBRE for about four years after college when a big opportunity surfaced to develop some land his family owns in DuPont. How big? Possibly close to a million square feet of industrial buildings. Griot hired Sierra Construction and crews are busy on the first phase of Northwest Logistics Center, a 225,000-square-foot warehouse on about 14 acres at 3025 International Place. Sierra recently [...]

Young broker shifts into developer mode 2018-05-20T14:09:39+00:00
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