Yearly Archives: 2017


20 Dec 2017

Project Update: Georgetown Crossroads completes tilt


Drivers traveling down E Marginal Way now have a different kind of view of Prologis' Georgetown Crossroads construction site, as the team completed the tilt-up portion of construction this week.The tilt included erecting 86 concrete panels, with the heaviest weighing in at 210,000lbs. The panels are 55'-6" and reaches approximately 2/3 of the way between the 2nd and 3rd floor. The second story truck bays make for a very unique look for those familiar to tilt-up distribution centers; as if the panels were placed [...]

Project Update: Georgetown Crossroads completes tilt2018-05-20T14:09:34-07:00
19 Dec 2017

Project Update: Des Moines Creek B.P. IV


Sierra Construction recently tilted the first of two buildings at the Des Moines Creek Business Park IV.  Building A, which was the first building to tilt with 96 panels, will be 266,000 square feet and is located on the northend of the lot.The 224,000 square foot Building B is schedule to tilt early in 2018. Both buildings have a 36' clear height. The project is due for completion Spring 2018.   

Project Update: Des Moines Creek B.P. IV2017-12-20T08:16:54-08:00
22 Nov 2017

Record production for Sierra Construction


Woodinville, WAFor Woodinville based general contractor Sierra Construction, 2017 has been an extremely busy year as the 31 year old company has responded to an increase in workload from a number of longtime customers.During the month of October Sierra had over 8.2 million square feet of industrial, multi-family and self-storage projects under construction.In the past 5 years Sierra’s average project size has grown as market demand has increased. In 2007 Sierra completed 44 projects with an average size of 102,000 [...]

Record production for Sierra Construction2018-05-20T14:09:34-07:00
10 Nov 2017

Veterans Day 2017


In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to feature two of our Veteran employees. Alex Higdon is a Journeyman Carpenter here at Sierra. He was a part of the Marine Corp 9th Communications Battalion with 4 years of service. Alex completed two tours; Iraq from '08-'09 and Afghanistan '09-'10.    Justin Fay-French is an Apprentice Carpenter here at Sierra. He completed 7 years of Naval service. Justin was assigned to an EA6B squadron out of Whidbey Island, and was deployed here on [...]

Veterans Day 20172018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
12 Oct 2017

Project Update: Project Piper


Project Piper's first tilt phase was completed at the end of September. 66 panels, and included the smallest panel in the building, at only 54' tall and 73,340lbs. (yes, only) Breaking ground spring of 2017, Project Piper will be a 857,000 square foot distribution center to occupy three previously vacant lots in the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park. The 74 acre site will also have 2,500 car parking spaces, 276 trailer parking spaces, and over 60 loading docks.

Project Update: Project Piper2018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
3 Oct 2017

Project Completion: LogistiCenter I5


Sierra completed Dermody Properties' LogistiCenter I5 late this summer. Built on a 13 acre site in Lakewood, Washington, the 210,700 square foot concrete tilt-up industrial facility is just minutes from I5. The completed project features  a 30' clear height, 4 grade doors, 22 dock doors, 147 car stalls and 130' truck maneuvering. This project is also a finalist for NAIOP's 2017 Night of the Stars event. See more about that here.

Project Completion: LogistiCenter I52018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
26 Sep 2017

New Project: Fife 4th Street Industrial


Sierra broke ground on the 50,000 square foot concrete tilt-up industrial warehouse in August. The 3 acre site sits just east of the Port of Tacoma.  

New Project: Fife 4th Street Industrial2017-09-21T15:08:58-07:00
21 Sep 2017

New Project: Prologis Park Tacoma, Building D


The third building in the 80 acre Prologis Park Tacoma, Building D is a 317,000 square feet concrete tilt-up project with over 60 dock high doors. The scope of work includes limited sitework. Sierra Construction is also currently completing Building B, a 770,000 square foot triple-loaded distribution building. This project is due for completion Q2 2018. 

New Project: Prologis Park Tacoma, Building D2017-09-21T15:50:02-07:00
13 Sep 2017

Project Completion: Redmond Ridge Business Park, #108


This brand new construction warehouse allows for custom office, manufacturing, assembly and warehouse layout. Raised with concrete tilt-up panels, this 44,072 square foot building is a single story with a 22’ clear height. The building has 11 dock high and 4 grade level doors, with 50’x50 column spacing. High efficiency provides lower occupancy costs, adapting to modern day needs of flexible business park use.

Project Completion: Redmond Ridge Business Park, #1082017-09-08T09:12:42-07:00
11 Sep 2017

Project Completion: Tradesmen Electric


This project resulted in a new office, warehouse and storage space for Tradesmen Electric company in Battle Ground, Washington. Scope of work included a tilt-up concrete structure with 6,000 square feet of office space and 20,000 square feet of warehouse space, as well as a secured parking lot with 20’ wide swinging gate, 47 paved parking spaces and a gravel outdoor storage yard. The warehouse is divided into two sections; one as a repair/maintenance shop for equipment and vehicles and [...]

Project Completion: Tradesmen Electric2017-09-08T09:07:50-07:00
8 Sep 2017

New Project: Seaway West


Seaway West is a new shell construction, concrete tilt-up project located in Everett, WA. Composed of two buildings, Building A will be 64,000 square feet, and Building B will be 122,000 square feet. Both buildings will have 30' clear height, 50'-55' typical bay spacing, dock high and grade level loading docks, 238 parking stalls, and 6" reinforced slab. The buildings are divisible to up 20,000 square feet, providing a variety of options for future tenants. Due for completion Q1 2018.August 2017 [...]

New Project: Seaway West2017-09-08T09:06:12-07:00
10 Aug 2017

Project Completion: Koch Corporate Center


The Koch Corporate Center is located in Tualatin, Oregon, and buildings 10, 11 and 12 in the development were completed this spring. The three buildings are designed for tenants with distribution or warehouse needs and includes build-to-suit office space. Building 10 will total 38,800 square feet, building 11 will be 42,500 square feet and building 12 will be 46,000 square feet.  Sierra completed Buildings 1, 5 and 8 Winter 2016.

Project Completion: Koch Corporate Center2017-08-09T14:28:54-07:00
9 Aug 2017

New Project: Project Piper


Breaking ground spring of 2017, Project Piper will be a 857,000 square foot distribution center to occupy three previously vacant lots in the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park. The 74 acre site will also have 2,500 car parking spaces, 276 trailer parking spaces, and over 60 loading docks. 

New Project: Project Piper2018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
19 Jul 2017

New Project: Des Moines Creek Business Park, Phase IV


Sierra Construction recently broke ground on Phase 4, located east of 24th on what was Furnery’s Nursery. When completed, the fourth phase will add an additional 512,121 square feet of industrial warehouse to the park with 36’ clear height, comprised of two buildings (Building A, 266,013 square feet and Building B, 224,678 square feet). This phase is due for completion in spring 2018.   

New Project: Des Moines Creek Business Park, Phase IV2017-07-19T09:38:06-07:00
17 Jul 2017

More buildings for Des Moines Creek Business Park


ORIGINAL ARTICLE - www.djc.comSierra Construction Co. recently finished phase three of Des Moines Creek Business Park and has started phase four for Panattoni Development Co.Phase three - 502, 189 square feet of warehouses - was built on 30 acres west of 24th Avenue South and north of South 216th Street. It consists of a 150, 103-square-foot concrete tilt­-up building with a 30-foot clear height and a 352,086-square­ foot tilt-up building with. a 36-foot clear height.The DJC reported in June that phase [...]

More buildings for Des Moines Creek Business Park2017-07-17T10:38:57-07:00
8 Jun 2017

Amazon to hire at least 1,000 at new Troutdale facility


Original ArticleJon Bell, Portland Business Journal , KGWTROUTDALE, Ore. -- Online retail giant Amazon plans to hire at least 1,000 workers for its planned distribution center in Troutdale.Word first came out publicly during a recent meeting of the Troutdale City Council. Up until then, negotiations between the city and Amazon had been governed by strict non-disclosure agreements and spoke only of a "Project Piper."At the council meeting, held May 23 and available in audio format on the city's web site, [...]

Amazon to hire at least 1,000 at new Troutdale facility2017-06-08T09:38:41-07:00
8 Jun 2017

Project Completion: Emerald Downs 5th Floor Renovation


See the VIDEO of the project renovation, start to finish.The Emerald Downs 5th floor renovation converted the entire 26,000 square foot level from a cafeteria and general seating area into a modern clubhouse bar, lounge and casino.The Card Room layout was reorganized to accommodate up to 15 tables the casino, while still providing an intimate and comfortable space. The Card Room bar received a significant renovation, complete with quartz countertops, high end finishes and accent LED lighting.The Central Bar was completely [...]

Project Completion: Emerald Downs 5th Floor Renovation2018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
17 May 2017

Project Completion: CarMax Lynnwood


Puget Sound's first CarMax stores opened in March. Sierra Construction was the general contractor for CarMax Store No. 7250 in Lynnwood.The 9 acre Lynnwood site was previously home to Detroit Autoworks and originally a Safeway, which was demolished in 2014. The site has been vacant parking lot since, well known due to the unique palm trees that lined 99. Site clearing began in July 2016 for the new dealership. The completed project has 400 sales display parking stalls, 180 parking stalls for customers and employees, a [...]

Project Completion: CarMax Lynnwood2018-05-20T14:09:35-07:00
11 May 2017

New Project: IPT Tacoma Logistics Center


Sitework began early this year on a 58 acre site in the Port of Tacoma, which was previously the site of the Simpson Lumbermill. Sitework included demolition of the remaining lumbermill structures, and the majority of the site was paved. The completed project will add over a million square feet of industrial warehouse space which is much needed in the area, with a historically low vacancy rate in the Port of Tacoma and surrounding areas. Building A will be 280,525 square feet [...]

New Project: IPT Tacoma Logistics Center2017-05-11T10:41:13-07:00
8 May 2017

New Project: Georgetown Crossroads


Georgetown Crossroads is a 589,615 square foot, three-story fulfillment center. This unique facility will provide much needed industrial facilities in an area with little available real estate. Level One is double-loaded with truck access from multiple arterials. Level Two is another fulfillment level which is truck accessible via ramps. Level Three is a makers space, providing build-to-suit office spaces divisible to 10,000 or more with forklift-accessible freight elevators. This project broke ground in early 2016 and is slated for completion [...]

New Project: Georgetown Crossroads2017-05-08T14:41:00-07:00
17 Apr 2017

Project Update: Prologis Park Tacoma


Work began on an 80 acre undeveloped site near Port of Tacoma in December. Known as Prologis Park Tacoma, the site is a planned 1.3+ million square feet of new industrial development. Sierra Construction is the general contractor for Building B, which will stand at 770,195 square feet with a 36’ clear height. The building boasts 174 dock doors with a triple-loaded dock configuration. The project is scheduled for turnover later this year. 

Project Update: Prologis Park Tacoma2017-04-14T11:28:15-07:00
3 Mar 2017

New Project: Big Eddy Commerce Center


Sitework began last year on this 135,387 square foot tilt-up commerce center on 7.5 acres in Gresham, Oregon.  'Big Eddy' will have a 30' clear height, 30 dock doors and 5 grade level doors with a 6" slab. The office will be build-to-suit. Located within in the Airport Way submarket the project is a part of a 230-acre master-planned business park development.

New Project: Big Eddy Commerce Center2017-03-03T11:05:31-08:00
2 Mar 2017

New Project: Bothell 185 Apartments


Puget Sound based real estate developer, Tarragon, broke ground this month on a 135-unit residential project in Bothell, WA. The six level apartment building will include five wood-framed stories of residential apartments over one story of secured parking, which includes 137 parking stalls. The unit mix will include a variety of unit types.Unit finishes and amenities will be modern with solid-surface counters, stainless steel appliances, hard-surface floors, and open layouts with an abundance of natural light. Some units will have [...]

New Project: Bothell 185 Apartments2018-05-20T14:09:36-07:00
27 Feb 2017

Project Completion: WRCC Chinook


Sierra received final Certification of Occupation this month for the DCT's White River Corporate Center Phase II North, also known as the 'Chinook' building. The 251,437 square foot Chinook has a 32’ clear height and offers 200’ truck courts with a 60’ concrete truck apron. A 7” warehouse slab and an average column spacing of 52’ x 50’ and 52’ x 60’ creates a wide range of tenant possibilities. Upon completion of the building shell, a 3,055 square foot speculative office build-out was [...]

Project Completion: WRCC Chinook2018-05-20T14:09:36-07:00
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