March 25, 2021 Article By Marc Stiles – Senior Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal The roof deck of the mass timber building nearing completion in Kirkland will have "immersive shade elements," a "fern gully" and water feature. That's the east side of the two-story lakefront building that Bill Gates reportedly is developing next to Carillon Point, the swanky mixed-use development where Gates and project owner Mount Baker Holdings have offices. The west side will have "a signature green space" overlooking the million-dollar views of Lake [...]
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March 19, 2021 Terrace Station, a 14-acre three-phased mixed use development in Mountlake Terrace, has changed the view along I-5 in Mountlake Terrace. Constructed alongside Lynnwood’s Link light rail, Building 1 was completed in December. Standing six stories high, the 470,000 square foot mixed-use Building 1 is comprised of 258 residential units, two levels of underground parking, and 60,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space. Evergreen Academy occupies 18,000 square feet of the retail space, providing private education services [...]
February 22, 2021 Sierra Construction and Ness Campbell have completed the tilt for Tacoma Gateway II in Parkland, Washington. The 100-panel tilt (91 wall panels and 9 ramp panels) took four days to complete the 273,816 square foot speculative building. Located on a 16.6 acre site on Spanaway Loop Road, Tacoma Gateway II will have 4 acres of yard with 230+ trailer stalls. The completed speculative building will have a 36’ clear height, 61 dock high doors, 4 grade level [...]
February 1st, 2021 Prologis PDX 23 has received LEED Gold Certification. Completed this summer, PDX 23 is a 154,243 square foot distribution center located in the Columbia Corridor East District of Portland, Oregon on NE Airport Way. The speculative project is now a distribution center for national retailer. PDX 23 has a 32’ clear height with 31 truck doors, and the project's scope also included a 3,250 square foot office buildout for the building’s tenant. The 19.3 acre site included [...]
January 25, 2021 Currently under construction, Eclipse Fremont is a five-story wood-framed apartment building with 153 residential units. Located at 909 N. 39th St. on the corner of Aurora Avenue North in the Fremont area of Seattle, this affordable housing project will be targeted to households making 50-70% of the area's median income. Units will include studio, one and two-bedroom layouts. Originally planned as four stories, GMD and Hybrid Architecture successfully applied to change the master use permit last year. [...]
December 7, 2020 Portland Portal, Phase II took home First Place in the Industrial and Manufacturing category of DJC Oregon's 2020 TopProjects. Portland Portal, Phase II is a multi-building industrial park in Gresham that was developed by Panattoni Development. Sierra Construction broke ground on the project in June 2018 and completed it 14 months later. The 22-acre site has three buildings totaling just under 360,000 square feet of warehouse and manufacturing space. With more than a 50-foot elevation change, the [...]
December 1, 2020 Building 2 in Tarragon's 2.4 million square foot SeaPORT Logistics Center is a 268,000 square foot speculative warehouse on a 9.3 acre parcel. Completed this fall, Building 2 is located just east of the recently completed Building 1, this building has a 36' clear height, 39 dock doors, 4 drive-in doors, 54 trailer parking spaces, and 176 car parking spaces.
November 23, 2020 Construction is currently underway on six industrial buildings, bringing 823,606 square feet of new industrial warehouses to Kent, Washington. Buildings range in size from 38,000 to 341,000 square feet, with 24’ - 40’ clear heights. Located on part of what was previously the Boeing Kent Space Center, the six new buildings will be constructed over the next year. Project Team: Owner/Developer: Panattoni Architect: NELSON Engineers: Barghausen Consulting Engineers & AHBL General Contractor: Sierra Construction Subcontractors include: [...]
November 18, 2020 Congratulations Bertch Capitol Partners on your win Friday night! Sumner Ridge 2020 NAIOP Washington State Chapter, Speculative Industrial Development of the Year Additional project team members included: NELSON Worldwide, Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc. and AHBL Category Runner Ups: Glacier Peak at Riverside Business Park Frederickson ONE Starlite Distribution Center
November 16, 2020 Sierra Construction has broke ground on a 273,816 square foot speculative warehouse in Parkland, Washington for Panattoni Development. Located on a 16.6 acre site on Spanaway Loop Road, Tacoma Gateway II will have 4 acres of yard with 230+ trailer stalls. The site was acquired this past summer and was previously home of Heartland Express. The completed speculative building will have a 36’ clear height, 61 dock high doors, 4 grade level doors, and over 150 parking spaces. [...]
October 7, 2020 Epoch Design, a sustainable wood furniture company currently based out of Redmond, Washington, broke ground last week on their future warehouse in Arlington. Epoch’s new building located at the intersection of 59th Ave NE and 172nd St NE in Arlington will be 53,100 square feet with a 30’ clear height. “Our current building has a 24’ clear, so a taller building will allow us to have more storage without a significantly larger footprint,” said John DeRaspe, VP [...]
September 18, 2020 Overlooking the Green River valley, this two-building project sits 100' above West Valley Highway in Sumner, WA. Construction began on the 13 acre Sumner site June 2019. The 30' clear-height buildings feature 24' high recessed LED illuminated archways, visible from SR 167. Both buildings are 100% leased. Building B is 110,000 square feet with 27 dock doors. Tenant improvements began once the walls were tilted for the manufacturing tenant. Work included a main office with a second [...]
September 16, 2020 Construction began last fall on a 63,075 square foot shell and tenant improvement construction project on a 3.8 acre site in Fairview, Oregon for AGC Heat Transfer. Built by concrete-tilt up construction, this building has 5,959 square feet of office space, with the remaining portion dedicated to manufacturing, warehouse storage, and assembly. The project also featured four, 5-ton interior bridge cranes. Mackenzie was the architect and Dermody Properties was the developer.
Earlier this year, Sierra Construction wrapped up SeaPORT Building 1; a 141,000 square foot speculative warehouse on a 7 acre parcel in the new 100 acre SeaPORT Logistics Center development. Building 1 has 30 overhead doors, 4 drive in doors and a clear height of 36’. This week, crews are working on the roof structure of Building 2; a 268,000 square foot speculative warehouse on a 9.3 acre parcel. Located just east of the recently completed Building 1, this project [...]
Willow Crossing is a new construction, affordable housing apartment building located in South Seattle. Breaking ground Spring 2020, it will be 7 stories high with 1 level of below-grade parking. In total, the project will provide 211 affordable residential units, including studio, 1 and 2 bedroom floorplans. Willow Crossing will also feature a large rooftop deck, a public plaza along MLK Jr Way, as well as commercial tenant space at the street level.
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 the 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, and 20’ of fill to the east and a 20’ retaining wall on the NE corner of the site. The 570’ long building has 14 dock doors, [...]
The Bridge Point I-5 project in Portland, Oregon is the future location of two industrial tilt-up distribution centers totaling 677,000 square feet. Site clearing of the 37 acre site began in 2019. Due to the fact part of the site is a former landfill, the scope of work for the first six months included the demolition of the existing structures, crushing all foundations/asphalt to be reused on site, and importing roughly 275,000cy of material for surcharge. When completed, [...]
This is a 117,000 square foot Class A industrial building broke ground May 2019. Completed January 2020, the Ridgefield Commerce Center has a 30’ clear height with a 6” reinforced concrete floor. A speculative build, this project is designed to be divisible down to 21,922 square feet to accommodate multiple tenants. This building has 28 dock-high doors and 4 grade level drive-thru doors. Located at 5504 S 11th St, this building was completed on a 10 acre parcel in the [...]
Known as Tilt 348 during construction, the Neumeier Engineering building is a new construction tilt-up building located in Federal Way. The building is a 79,000 square feet warehouse and has a 30' clear height. The project was initially a speculative build for developer Panattoni, and was then purchased by Neumeier Engineering as a build-to-suit with a 7,000 square foot office build out. Neumeier demised the north third to lease out on their own in the future. Due to the proximity [...]
Bridge Point Kent 100 is a concrete tilt-up warehouse built on a 4.7-acre site in Kent, Washington. The new building, at 26524 79th Ave. S., is 94,523 square feet, with 30-foot clear heights, flexible size configurations, an ESFR sprinkler system, 14 dock-high and two grade-level doors. A 6,000 square foot office build out was also completed for tenant Spicers Paper.
Blackbird is a brand new, boutique apartment community in the heart of Redmond. Sleek, modern units include floor-to-ceiling windows, private patios, and optional air conditioning, with common areas that integrate elements from the outdoors throughout. Just blocks from Redmond town center, Blackbird is a six-story apartment building with 1.5 levels of parking. Its 154 units range from studio apartments to 2 bed / 2 bath layouts. The recessed base creates private, covered patios for the five short-term corporate housing units [...]
March 16, 2020 March 5th held Oregon and SW Washington's Night of Excellence awards event in downtown Portland. The event, supported by the Commercial Association of Brokers, Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon, and the Portland Business Journal, honors the commercial real estate industry's greatest achievements of 2019. PacTrust's Club at the Park won the Multifamily Development of the Year category. Sierra Construction was also represented in the [...]
March 4, 2020 Lake Washington Boulevard at Carillon Point has a new project underway. Located at the intersection of Lakeview Drive and Lake Washington Boulevard in Kirkland, Washington, 5501 Lakeview is a two-story office building with two levels of underground parking. Sitework began the first week of November and included the demolition of the pre-existing office building that was built in the 1970s. Each floor will be just over 25,200 square feet, allowing for two separate tenants or a single [...]
The Blue Origin Research & Development facility in Kent took 11 months to construct. Built to serve 1,500 employees for the aerospace company, the 222,650 square foot tensioned fabric structure was manufactured and installed by Sprung Structures. Spaces in the building include 80,000 square feet of common space and conference rooms, 142,000 square feet of open office workstations, and a 10,235 square foot structural steel mezzanine which includes the main conference room and additional offices. The entry canopy consists of [...]
February 13, 2020 Buildings B and C at the Gayetway Business Park are taking shape. Carmona Construction and Barnhart completed the tilt of 66,625 square foot Building C January 2020, and Tri-Star Roofing is currently working on Building B, which is 63,690 square feet. Both buildings have a 24′ clear height. Gayteway Business Park is a new 54 acre industrial development offering up to 1 million square feet of custom, build-to-suit, industrial or manufacturing buildings located in Arlington, WA, just [...]