September 27, 2019 U District tower project ready to apply for building permit By JOURNAL STAFF Renderings provided by Runberg Architecture Group [enlarge] The tower, designed by Runberg Architecture Group, will have 237 apartments and ground-level retail facing Northeast 45th Street. [enlarge] A three-story commercial plaza with an elevator will wrap from 45th up along the [...]
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September 23, 2019 Bellwether By JOURNAL STAFF Photos by Michael Walmsley Photography [enlarge] The Bellwether Apartments, a new four-story mixed-use building, recently opened at 20 Bellwether Way along Bellingham's waterfront. This 43,400-square-foot building has 42 affordable and market-rate apartment units. A 4,100-square-foot commercial space is provided on the ground floor. Amenities include a shared community clubroom [...]
June 28, 2019 New phase of Yesler Terrace revamp completed Seattle Housing Authority says it has replaced more than half of Yesler's 561 older low-income public housing units. By JOURNAL STAFF Rendering by Runberg Architecture Group [enlarge] Vulcan Real Estate’s Cypress has a mix of market-rate and income-restricted units. Celebrations will be held today for [...]
June 21, 2019 State Hotel among Historic Seattle preservation honorees By JOURNAL STAFF Photos by Andrew Nam/Weinstein A+U [enlarge] The 91-room State Hotel was completed in March following a gut renovation. [enlarge] Photos by Andrew Nam/Weinstein A+U The State Hotel in downtown Seattle won the award for best preservation project for 2019 from Historic Seattle. The [...]
June 19, 2019 State projects take home Gold Nugget grand awards By JOURNAL STAFF Photo provided by Runberg Architecture Group [enlarge] The Sitka apartments were recognized for their innovative energy design. The Vulcan Real Estate project is in South Lake Union. A number of Washington projects received grand awards in the 2019 Pacific Coast Builders Conference [...]
May 17, 2019 Safety Award: General Contractor Over 500,000 worker hours Exxel Pacific Exxel Pacific believes that sharing best practices and lessons learned within the community is vital for continuous improvement. Exxel takes every opportunity to accomplish this with its subcontractors, other general contractors and the next generation of new workers entering the construction [...]
May 17, 2019 Superintendent of the Year Jeff Christianson Exxel Pacific Christianson At Exxel Pacific, Superintendent of the Year Jeff Christianson’s projects consistently finish on time, under budget and with excellent safety records, with no lost-time incidents (with more than 500,000 hours worked) in 2018. Much of this success is due to Christianson’s efforts [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]