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2 Nov 2012

Nautilus moves to Columbia Tech Center

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

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 [...]

Nautilus moves to Columbia Tech Center 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
23 Oct 2012

SunCap buys land in Redmond for FedEx distribution center

2016-01-21T00:24:14+00:00

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 [...]

SunCap buys land in Redmond for FedEx distribution center 2016-01-21T00:24:14+00:00
8 Oct 2012

Woodinville Fire fills a gap

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

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 [...]

Woodinville Fire fills a gap 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
5 Oct 2012

Maple Valley retail center expanding

2016-01-21T00:22:23+00:00

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. [...]

Maple Valley retail center expanding 2016-01-21T00:22:23+00:00
2 Oct 2012

Lululemon moves at University Village

2016-01-21T00:21:36+00:00

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 [...]

Lululemon moves at University Village 2016-01-21T00:21:36+00:00
1 Oct 2012

Sierra Participates in Boy Scout Challenge

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

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 [...]

Sierra Participates in Boy Scout Challenge 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
31 Aug 2012

New Lakewood warehouse for moving company

2016-01-21T00:19:48+00:00

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 [...]

New Lakewood warehouse for moving company 2016-01-21T00:19:48+00:00
31 Aug 2012

‘Spec’ projects see life

2016-01-21T00:18:49+00:00

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, [...]

‘Spec’ projects see life 2016-01-21T00:18:49+00:00
1 Jun 2012

Kenmore Library – Honor Award

2016-01-21T00:17:54+00:00

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 [...]

Kenmore Library – Honor Award 2016-01-21T00:17:54+00:00
21 Apr 2012

Central Park Tennis Club

2016-01-21T00:17:06+00:00

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 [...]

Central Park Tennis Club 2016-01-21T00:17:06+00:00
2 Apr 2012

Prescott Apartments to break ground with new 155 unit building along North Portland’s Interstate Avenue

2016-01-21T00:16:07+00:00

With Portland's tight rental housing market continuing to push new construction projects, Sierra Construction of Washington state has announced it will break ground on the 155-unit Prescott Apartments on North Interstate Avenue and Prescott Street on Wednesday, April 4. The $29 million project will have 105,000 square feet of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments and 9,500 square feet of ground floor retail space. The U-shaped building will be five stories with one six-story wing along Interstate. It will sit directly [...]

Prescott Apartments to break ground with new 155 unit building along North Portland’s Interstate Avenue 2016-01-21T00:16:07+00:00
9 Mar 2012

Sierra starts Arbor Village Apartments

2016-01-20T20:20:01+00:00

Sierra Construction recently broke ground on Arbor Village Apartments at 23601 56th Ave. in Mountlake Terrace. When finished in August 2013, the five-story building will have 9,800 square feet of ground floor retail topped with  123 apartments. Tenants will be able to use a party room and kitchen, fitness center, movie room and PGA-certified golf swing simulator. The exterior of the  236,300-square-foot building will be clad with brick and metal storefronts on the main level, and cementitious lap siding on [...]

Sierra starts Arbor Village Apartments 2016-01-20T20:20:01+00:00
14 Nov 2011

$46M Safeway center opens in Canyon Park

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

Safeway has opened a lifestyle shopping center in the Canyon Park area of Bothell. Property Development Centers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Safeway Inc., developed the project. Freight & Ho was the project architect, and Sierra Construction was the general contractor. PDC is a national developer of Safeway-anchored centers. Construction began in July of 2008 and was halted three months later. Work re-started 14 months ago. The total cost is $46 million. The center is at 24040 Bothell-Everett Highway and [...]

$46M Safeway center opens in Canyon Park 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
10 Nov 2011

Harbor Wholesale wins Industrial Development of the Year

2016-01-20T20:18:23+00:00

Congratulations to Harbor Wholesale, Teutsch Partners and Sierra Construction on the win for 2011 Industrial Development of the year at the recent NAIOP Night of the Stars gala! Great work by Andy, Tim and Phil on a job well done!

Harbor Wholesale wins Industrial Development of the Year 2016-01-20T20:18:23+00:00
7 Nov 2011

Vulcan, HAL win top honors from NAIOP

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

NAIOP named Vulcan Real Estate the region's developer of the year Friday. It was the second year in a row Vulcan won the title. The year's top deal was done by HAL Real Estate Investments, which acquired the new and empty Seventh & Madison building on First Hill and leased it to Polyclinic. The two groups were honored with project partners Heartland and Urban Renaissance Group at the Night of the Stars gala in Bellevue. Other winners were: • Bill [...]

Vulcan, HAL win top honors from NAIOP 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
20 Oct 2011

Just Released – Sierra’s Construction Bulletin 2011

2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00

We've just published our latest Construction Bulletin featuring project highlights from 2010 and 2011. Click below for a look. If you didn't receive a bulletin in the mail and would like one, please email info@sierraind.com  and we'll make sure you get one. Sierra Construction Bulletin 2011

Just Released – Sierra’s Construction Bulletin 2011 2018-05-20T14:09:40+00:00
6 Sep 2011

Wilsonville industrial submarket on the rise

2016-01-20T20:14:55+00:00

Deal may be done soon for 400,000 square foot distribution center used by Nike in the past Saddled with the highest vacancy rate of any industrial real estate submarket in the Portland-metropolitan area, Wilsonville had a rough go during the past few years. But after losing such major building occupants like Nike, Joe's Sporting Goods and Hollywood Video, the submarket now looks like it's poised for a big return. With a few major lease deals in discussion and a few [...]

Wilsonville industrial submarket on the rise 2016-01-20T20:14:55+00:00
1 Sep 2011

Key Bank opens Kenmore branch

2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00

Kenmore's new KeyBank opened its doors Aug. 29 at 7830 N.E. Bothell Way. The 3,900-square-foot branch is Key's 164 retail location in Washington and features a video wall with eight flat-screen televisions to display helpful information to clients, and Teller 21 systems to speed the processing of client paperwork. The new Key will hold a grand-opening event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 with lunch served by Applebee's and attendees can enter to win a $500 Key Possibilities [...]

Key Bank opens Kenmore branch 2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00
11 Jul 2011

Kenmore opens new library doors

2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00

It was a long time coming , and the celebration was well attended. A throng of eager bibliophiles-over 200 book lovers of all ages-and local dignitaries were on hand as the city of Kenmore opened the doors to its new library at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. The 10,000 square foot facility, located at 6531 NE 181st Street across from Kenmore Village, is more than four times larger than the previous library which was housed in a triple-wide trailer about [...]

Kenmore opens new library doors 2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00
23 Jun 2011

Sierra employees earn LEED AP

2016-01-20T20:12:30+00:00

Sierra employees Kristi Stoller, Sheldon Kitts and Jason Baerlocher recently achieved their LEED AP through the Green Building Certification Institute.  By becoming LEED AP's, Kristi, Sheldon and Jason have distinguished themselves as leaders and as resources for others seeking to achieve their sustainability goals. Their specialized knowledge of green building principles and the LEED Green Building Rating System will benefit our future projects and open doors to new LEED building opportunities. All three individuals will be listed in the LEED Professional Directory at www.gbci.org. Congratulations on [...]

Sierra employees earn LEED AP 2016-01-20T20:12:30+00:00
22 Jun 2011

Sierra building Safeway project in Bothell

2016-01-20T20:11:44+00:00

Sierra Construction Co. is building a project for Property Development Centers, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., in Bothell's Canyon Park that will have a 50,475 square foot Safeway and 39,000 square feet of other retail space. Lakeside at Canyon Park is made of integral color split-face CMU, stone masonry and EIFS. THe Safeway will have a bakery; meat, deli and seafood departments; and a Starbucks. The six retail buildings will be a mix of split-face CMU, cultured stone, brick, stucco [...]

Sierra building Safeway project in Bothell 2016-01-20T20:11:44+00:00
9 Jun 2011

Sierra to Exhibit at Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

2016-01-20T20:10:51+00:00

If you are planning to attend the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference next week, stop by and visit Sierra Construction in booth 1311 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Jim Riley and Suzy Tangen will be there all day Thursday and Friday. Let us talk to you about medical/dental build-outs - or just stop by to say Hi and grab a great take-away! See you there!

Sierra to Exhibit at Pacific Northwest Dental Conference 2016-01-20T20:10:51+00:00
18 May 2011

Kenmore KeyBank opening in late summer

2016-01-20T20:10:10+00:00

Sierra Construction is working toward a late summer finish on a new KeyBank branch at 7830 NE Bothell Way in Kenmore. The 3,900 square foot metal-stud building will have a brick veneer exterior. Inside, there will be four teller stalls, five private banking offices, a conference room, employee lounge and restrooms. Paving and landscape additions will complete the project, along with two lanes of drive-up banking and a drive-up ATM. Turner Construction is the construction manager and Callison is the [...]

Kenmore KeyBank opening in late summer 2016-01-20T20:10:10+00:00
8 Apr 2011

New Toyota Dealership Shines

2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00

Sierra Construction recently completed the new Titus-Will Toyota dealership in Tacoma.  The project involved the construction of a new 53,000 sf dealership to replace an existing new car sales building. The new facility includes showrooms for both Toyota and Scion, a 3-lane service drive up, a 3 bay quick-lube pit, a 25-bay service facility with in-ground lifts, a 9,000 square foot parts storage area on two floors, administrative and dealer office and conference/training areas. The Sierra team broke ground in [...]

New Toyota Dealership Shines 2018-05-20T14:09:54+00:00
6 Apr 2011

MOD Pizza gets C of O

2016-01-20T19:58:30+00:00

Sierra Construction is pleased to announce that the newest MOD Pizza #4 on Broadway officially received it’s C of O inspection final on March 29, 2011.  MOD Pizza was open for business on Thursday 3/31, and gave out free slices of pizza (over 1000 pizzas!) to neighbors on April Fools Day.  Check out the latest MOD Pizza restaurant next time you’re in Seattle! Excellent work by Bob Graff, Chris Kevil, the Sierra field crew, and Heather Muzzy.  Look for more [...]

MOD Pizza gets C of O 2016-01-20T19:58:30+00:00
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