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 [...]
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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 [...]
Prescott Apartments to break ground with new 155 unit building along North Portland’s Interstate Avenuesierraconst2016-01-21T00:16:07-08:00
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 email@example.com and we'll make sure you get one. Sierra Construction Bulletin 2011
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Northshore School District Transportation Center in Bothell opened last summer, providing maintenance and storage space for the district and maintenance space for the city of Bothell. It is owned by the district and is at 21325 20th Ave. S.E.
Currently under construction, the Atlantic/Central Base Operations Building is the final phase of the 22-acre, $100 million Metro Atlantic/Central Base Expansion project that began in 2002. This includes the Communications and Control Center (LEED Gold Certified); the Tire and Millwright Shop (LEED Certified); renovations to existing maintenance buildings; expanded bus parking; and improvements to Sixth Avenue. The two-story, 44,000 square foot “Ops” Building will eventually be home to more than 50 fulltime employees, and serve as a contact point and [...]
Today Teutsch Partners will start building a 200,000-square-foot warehouse/industrial project in Lacey. In 2007, when more than 5 million square feet was being built in the South Puget Sound region, such an announcement would not have been big news. But now, with the industrial market still treading water, only about 750,000 square feet is being built, including Teutsch's project. The approximately $15 million build-to-suit project will be Harbor Wholesale Grocery's headquarters. The cost includes the price of the land. AHBL [...]
The new grandstand on the visitors' side has been erected, the masonry for the two new locker rooms and concession stand has been completed and bulldozers are leveling the land around Pop Keeney Stadium that will eventually become a 500-car parking lot. But there is still much more to be done by Sierra Construction workers as they toil feverishly to meet their September 2 target date. "We're on schedule but it's a very tight schedule," said the project manager who [...]
Shoreline Community College on Tuesday cut the ribbon on its $4.2 million Professional Automotive Training Center expansion. The project added 26,000 square feet to the 32,000-square-foot center at J6101 Greenwood Ave. N. in Shoreline. The additional space allows for a corporate center for Toyota, and dedicated training spaces with vehicle lifts and classrooms for Hyundai, Volvo, Hunter, Snap-on and others. Sierra Construction of Woodinville was the general contractor and Group Mackenzie's Seattle office was in charge of design. The new [...]
The King County Library System is breaking ground Tuesday on its $10.49 million Kenmore Library. The 9,500 square-foot branch is being built by Sierra Construction at 6531 N.E. 181st St., about a half-mile from the existing library. The new building will be made of brick and structural steel, with a below grade garage containing 19 parking stalls and mechanical and electrical systems. It will include a community meeting room, children's and teen areas, and more space for studying and reading. [...]
Part of a new office building in downtown Auburn sold last week for nearly $24.5 million, public records show. The city of Auburn bought 61 percent of the 88,000-square-foot One Main Street Professional Plaza, which was developed by JLO Washington Enterprises. The price works out to $454 per square foot, a staggering sum given the struggling economy and the weak market in South King County. According to CB Richard Ellis' first quarter report, the south county vacancy rate is 22 [...]
Let’s play ball! Newly-renovated Woodinville Sports Field Complex celebrates its Grand Opening on May 22ndsierraconst2016-01-20T19:37:44-08:00
Woodinville, WA: Children, parents, sports fans, and the community are invited to celebrate the grand opening of Woodinville's newly-renovated Sports Field Complex on Saturday, May 22, from 10:30 AM – noon. Festivities include little league baseball games, the Mariner Moose, and the opportunity to recognize and thank the many state and county agencies, sports organizations, corporations, and individuals that made this project possible. Built during the winter so that it would be available for use this spring, the Sports Field [...]