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Project of the Week – Sitka

March 18, 2019 Sitka By JOURNAL STAFF Photos by Michael Walmsley [enlarge] Sitka is a mixed-use development at 1255 Harrison St. in South Lake Union, with 365 apartments, 19 townhouse/lofts and more than 3,300 square feet of retail space. The building has two levels of underground parking, with e-car charging stations, bike storage and tenant storage [...]

Project of the Week – Sitka2019-03-19T11:56:17-08:00

Students take top awards at construction management competition

Students take top awards at construction management competition March 5, 2019 Washington State University student teams took top prizes, including first place and a second place, in the recent Associated Schools of Construction competition, the largest construction management competition in the U.S.  More than 1,450 students from 53 universities and 21 states participated in the competition, which was held in Reno, Nevada.  The competition [...]

Students take top awards at construction management competition2019-03-19T11:39:05-08:00

Here’s latest design for 14-story 1st & Pike hotel

January 30, 2019 By BRIAN MILLER Journal Staff Reporter As the DJC first reported two years ago, the longtime owners of the non-landmarked Hahn Building, at 103 Pike St., are planning to redevelop the site with a high-rise hotel overlooking the Pike Place Market. The likely final design review will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, [...]

Here’s latest design for 14-story 1st & Pike hotel2019-03-11T12:39:20-08:00

2 schools start building one complex that they’ll share in South Seattle

December 3, 2018 2 schools start building one complex that they'll share in South Seattle By JOURNAL STAFF Image by Graham Baba Architects [enlarge] The new school will be in a three-story, 53,000-square-foot building that Giddens will share with Lake Washington Girls Middle School. The Giddens School has started construction on its new building [...]

2 schools start building one complex that they’ll share in South Seattle2018-12-14T11:06:57-08:00

Project of the Week – EVEN Hotels & Staybridge Suites

November 13, 2018 Even Hotel / Staybridge Suites Photos by Michael Walmsley [enlarge] Two hotel brands — Even Hotel and Staybridge Suites — share a new nine-story, 235-room building at 527 Fairview Ave. N. in South Lake Union. The Even brand is designed for guests who want to maintain a healthy lifestyle while traveling. [...]

Project of the Week – EVEN Hotels & Staybridge Suites2018-12-14T11:03:06-08:00

Operating engineers strike at area construction sites

August 22, 2018 Operating engineers strike at area construction sites   The strike affects crane operators, concrete pumpers, dirt and paving crews, and hoisting and material handling crews. By JOURNAL STAFF Photo by Benjamin Minnick [enlarge] This Exxel Pacific tower crane wasn't moving Tuesday afternoon at a Yesler Terrace housing project. Members of the [...]

Operating engineers strike at area construction sites2018-12-14T10:57:37-08:00

Project of the Week – Leeward

June 11, 2018 Leeward Apartments Photo from Leeward Apartments [enlarge] Leeward Apartments is a new 296-unit apartment complex at 1305 Dexter Ave. N. in Seattle's south Lake Union neighborhood. The studio, and one-and two-bedroom units range from 490 to 1,209 square feet. Rents go from $1,850 to $3,800. Finishes include modern cabinetry, tile backsplashes, [...]

Project of the Week – Leeward2018-12-14T10:56:12-08:00

Local Projects Win Gold Nuggets – Jackson

July 10, 2018 Local projects win Gold Nuggets By JOURNAL STAFF Photo by William Wright Photography [enlarge] SMR’s design for Hoa Mai Gardens won a grand award. Seattle Housing Authority developed the 111 apartments. Photo by Andrea Sassenrath Photography [enlarge] Cove Apartments won a grand award for innovative energy design. Tiscareno Associates designed Cove [...]

Local Projects Win Gold Nuggets – Jackson2018-12-14T10:54:05-08:00

Historic Seattle honors Parsonage apartments

September 17, 2018 Historic Seattle honors Parsonage apartments By JOURNAL STAFF Photo courtesy of Exxel Pacific [enlarge] The 1907 parsonage is surrounded on two sides by the L-shaped apartment building. Historic Seattle picked MarketFront at Pike Place Market and The Parsonage, an apartment project that incorporates a 1907 parsonage, as winners in its 10th [...]

Historic Seattle honors Parsonage apartments2018-12-14T10:50:48-08:00