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 [...]
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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 [...]
January 30, 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 will have 5,959 square feet of office space with the remaining portion dedicated to manufacturing, warehouse storage, and assembly. Mackenzie is the architect and Dermody Properties is the developer. Crews tilted this month, working with NessCampbell Crane. Tenant improvements will begin in March, [...]
Reposted from: https://www.geekwire.com/2020/blue-origin-takes-one-giant-leap-across-street-new-headquarters-kent/ KENT, Wash. — Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space effort now officially has more space. To be precise, 232,885 square feet more space. That’s the bottom line from today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for Blue Origin’s new headquarters building — a multimillion-dollar facility across the street from the site of its original HQ and New Shepard suborbital spaceship factory in Kent. Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith told GeekWire that the new HQ was required because “we’re growing like crazy.” “We’ve grown a [...]
January 13, 2020 The largest building to-date in the Redmond Ridge Business Park, Building #113 is a 129,687 warehouse with a 24’ clear height. In January 2020, project teams are wrapping up roof structure, beginning interior work as well as storefront installation. 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 [...]
The Sumner Ridge jobsite is taking shape. Project teams have wrapped up the roofing for both buildings, and Building B is getting paint and has tenant improvements underway. 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 [...]
Construction is underway on Prologis’ PDX 23, a 154,243 square foot distribution center in the Columbia Corridor East District of Portland, Oregon. Located on NE Airport Way, 6.8 acres of the 19.3 acre site are dedicated to the Wetlands Mitigation Area adjacent to the Columbia Slough. The completed building will have a 32’ clear height and 31 truck doors. Project scope also includes a 3,250 square foot office buildout for the building’s tenant. Prologis’ PDX 23 is due for completion [...]
Work is underway on Building C of the Lakewood Logistics Center. This project includes the construction of a speculative 205,030 square foot warehouse with 3,160 square feet of office space. The completed building will have a 36' clear height, (4) 12’x14’ drive-in doors and (41) 9’x10’ dock-heigh doors. The truck court will be concrete from the dock to the back of the trailer stalls, spanning 180'. Sierra began sitework for this project at the end of this summer and it [...]
Sitework began on the former site of Gig Harbor Athletic Club earlier this summer, making way for a new fulfillment center for Tacoma Screw Products. The 9.17 acre site is located just north of the Tacoma Narrow’s bridge. The completed Order Fulfillment Center building will include 96,287 square feet of interior space, including a 5,000 square foot retail store, within an 80,000 square foot footprint. The project is due for completion in 2020. Tacoma Screw Products, Inc is the owner/developer. [...]
Sierra has delivered its second industrial project in the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park in the last two years. The Cubes at Troutdale is a new construction 349,080 square foot speculative industrial and logistics facility, developed by CRG Real Estate Solutions. This speculative concrete tilt-up has 84 dock-height and 4 drive-in doors, and a 36’ clear height. Additional project team members included Forum Studio, Stock & Associates and Alper Audi, Inc.
In honor of Veterans Day this year, we are featuring Sierra's Project Engineer Louis Paul. Louis Paul joined Sierra as a Project Engineer after serving as an Officer in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps from 2012 – 2017. He received his commission through Naval Officer Candidate School in Rhode Island and was assigned to MCAGCC – 29 Palms shortly after. Louis remembers inventorying the palms one sweltering afternoon and is fairly certain there are only 27. During his time in [...]
Project teams in DuPont, Washington recently completed a 628,000 square foot speculative building on a 32-acre site for developer Panattoni. Known as Building 2 of the Northwest Logistics Center during construction, this project is now being marketed as the DuPont Logistics Center. Sierra's tilt crew and NessCampbell tilted the 148 tilt panels in two phases and used 21,660 cubic yards of concrete for its construction. The panels weighed 70,000 to 180,000lbs. The completed project has a 36’ clear height and [...]