April 20, 2017 On the Block: Equinox has plans for SLU and Ballard, too Developer Brian Regan and his Equinox Properties are hoping to break ground in December on an eight-story retail and office building called 9th Space at 308 Ninth Ave. N., in South Lake Union. 9th Space would continue the galactic theme [...]
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Wallingford project appeals to hobbyists, history buffs By NAT LEVY Journal Staff Reporter Mack Urban has submitted its latest entry into the competition to stand out from the thousands of apartments going up in Seattle: a hobby room. The firm's new five-story, 150-unit building at 4455 Interlake Ave. N. includes a 660-square-foot room on [...]
Camp Parsons Boy Scouts dining hall Location: Brinnon, Jefferson County General contractor: Exxel Pacific Owner/developer: Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council Primary designer: Eysaman & Co. Camp Parsons on the Olympic Peninsula is the home of the oldest Boy Scouts camp west of the Mississippi. Its new dining facility replaced a dining hall that [...]
Superintendent of the Year Kevin Lanham Exxel Pacific Kevin Lanham has dedicated his skill, expertise and service to Exxel Pacific for 10 years as a superintendent and has over 24 years in the construction industry. He is a true leader and champion of safety. Lanham places the highest emphasis on the health, safety and welfare [...]
GRAND AWARD SAFETY and General contractor: Safety 300,000-350,000 hours Photo courtesy of Exxel Pacific Exxel has had an average EMR of 0.71 over the last 10 years. Exxel Pacific Exxel Pacific empowers its workforce to meet the expectation that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and believes that continual improvement is critical. Its electronic safety-document control system [...]
Construction Award • Private Building $25 million-$50 million Photo courtesy of Exxel Pacific Exxel built a dewatering system to treat the site, which sits atop a shallow groundwater aquifer. Location: Redmond General contractor: Exxel Pacific Owner/developer: Redmond 158th LLC Primary designer: GGLO Allez is a 147-unit residential and retail development in downtown Redmond. The site [...]
Construction Award • Private Building $10 million-$25 million Photo courtesy of Exxel Pacific Exxel cut costs by using mobile cranes instead of a tower crane. Location: Seattle General contractor: Exxel Pacific Owner/developer: Mack Urban Primary designer: Baylis Architects Velo is a four-story, 171-unit apartment building with 1.5 levels of below-grade parking. The 183,000-square-foot building includes [...]
Brian Salsgiver Safety Professional of the Year Joe Sadler Exxel Pacific Joe Sadler started with Exxel Pacific in 2008 and has since implemented a number of new safety policies that have elevated Exxel’s safety program and, in turn, the company’s safety culture. One of the first policies that Sadler implemented was to require safety evaluations [...]
Superintendent of the Year Brett Armstrong Exxel Pacific Brett Armstrong embodies the “safety champion” qualities that every project must have to be successful. He fully understands the message “safety is a value at work and at home,” and communicates this through his leadership. Armstrong identifies how to work with, coach and create a safety culture [...]
General contractor: Safety Over 300,000 hours Photo courtesy of Exxel Pacific [enlarge] Every subcontractor’s safety plan is reviewed by Exxel’s project team and safety department to ensure it meets state and federal requirements. An AGC Safety Team member for more than 20 years, Exxel Pacific is committed to making safety a value on every project [...]