Work is progressing beautifully on the Willow Creek Crossing Affordable Apartments

Work is progressing beautifully on the Willow Creek Crossing apartments for the Housing Authority of Washington County, together with DGB Properties! The 120-unit project, designed by TVA Architects, will provide affordable, multi-family housing to serve Washington County families in need. Thank you to the WALSH team of Dean Lindstrom, Brandi Pine, Erik Holte and Jill Mathews!

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Bring on the happy! The Oregon Humane Society brought kittens and puppies to the office yesterday, and our WALSH family soaked up the snuggles!

Bring on the happy! The Oregon Humane Society brought kittens and puppies to the office yesterday, and our WALSH family soaked up the snuggles! These sweet babies are currently at the Oregon Humane Society and need their forever home.

Huge thanks to the Oregon Humane Society for all you do to keep our animals safe, not just in Oregon, but throughout the country.

Make sure to check out OHS’s Snuggle Express https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/…/snuggle-express/

And to help this organization continue to help animals donate here https://www.oregonhumane.org/donate/

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Third Year Sponsoring Providence O’ Christmas Trees!

Walsh Construction Co. participated for the third time in the Providence O’Christmas Trees, an annual, three-day event that raises money for the ministries of Providence Senior and Community Services. Every year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, designers and their elves decorate trees at The Westin Seattle, which are put on display the following Monday for the Christmas Carnival, Tuesday for the Silver Bells Luncheon, and Wednesday for the Gala Dinner & Auction. The trees are auctioned off alongside other high-end items and experiences generously donated by sponsors. $1.5 million was raised at this year’s event! The money raised by the Providence O’Christmas Trees event will help provide services such as hospice, home care, assisted living, nursing homes, skilled nursing, supportive housing, and other types of care to seniors and those in need in our community.

 

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Crane Going up on Wesley Homes New Gardens Senior Living in Des Moines

Thank you to Wesley Homes for sharing their video of the crane going up on their exciting senior housing project in Des Moines! We are excited to be partnering with them on their New Gardens building.
The spacious apartments of the New Gardens will feature scenic views of the Puget Sound and downtown Des Moines. For more information on this senior living community please visit their website. https://wesleychoice.org/communities/des-moines/living-options/#brownstones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE9rh9TJQeg&feature=share

Northwest Housing Alternatives’ Headquarters Building to Net Zero Certification!

We are so excited to be working with MWA Architects and Northwest Housing Alternatives on their new headquarters and affordable housing campus! Josh Kulla from the Daily Journal of Commerce took some great pictures and wrote an article about this exciting project! Northwest Housing Alternatives’ standard practice is to adhere to Earth Advantage standards for all of its new projects. The development and management of their new headquarters is actually being built to achieve net zero certification!
Link to the article: http://djcoregon.com/news/2018/11/27/nonprofits-new-headquarters-coming-together/

Thank you so much to all the WALSH and RDF employees who participated in Movember!

Thank you so much to all the WALSH and RDF employees who participated in Movember! Sport a Mo, Save a Bro! Significant thanks to our own Wendy Kato for her dedication and commitment to such a worthy cause! And thanks to The Night Owl Bakery Seattle for the wonderful mustache cookies!

WALSH supports Movember, an annual event involving the growing of facial hair and moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.

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Sky Lakes Collaborative Health Center – On Time and Under Budget!

Excellent article in the Herald and News – Klamath Falls, Ore. about The Sky Lakes Collaborative Health Center, the second largest construction project ever in Klamath Falls, Oregon!

Work is wrapping up on the building’s main four-story steel structure. Watch the steel structure take shape! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXqlBmVZSp0&feature=youtu.be

The center’s construction is a partnership between Sky Lakes Medical Center, a non-profit, community-owned hospital that serves Klamath and Lake counties and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Oregon’s only academic health center. The nearly $50m, 100,000 SF medical office and educational building will improve clinical care, provide an ideal venue for training for OHSU medical students and ultimately enhance the health of the community overall.

The four-story medical building will bring several providers together under the same roof and will also support the OHSU Campus for Rural Health. By consolidating several Sky Lakes primary care clinics, the building will bring more than three-fourths of the primary care physicians in Klamath Falls under one roof to better serve patients and foster a culture of collaboration among all health care providers.

Right now, crews are gearing up to lay out concrete for the first few floors, in addition to mechanical and electrical work inside the building. A huge thank you to our WALSH team of Beverly Culp, Chuck Moore, John Hardesty, Mark Barrows, Mike Sloop, Pete Bruns and Sara Schubert!

Thanks to the local subs and vendors:
Winema Electric, Bell Hardware, Bob’s Excavating, Modoc Contracting, Morello Construction, Henris Roofing, J.B. Steel, Patterson Plumbing, Metal Masters, S & S Sheetmetal, Straight Up Elevator, Wet-N-Wild Sprinklers & Landscaping, Bullet Rentals

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Bellevue College Student Housing received a 2018 Distinguished Project Award from Northwest Construction Consumer Council!

Bellevue College Student Housing received a 2018 Distinguished Project Award from Northwest Construction Consumer Council!

Over the past year and a half, NAC Architecture and Walsh Construction Co. have worked closely with the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, Bellevue College, the City of Bellevue and our subcontractor teams to plan and deliver the College’s first student housing project, achieving LEED for Homes Platinum certification. This project represents the evolution of Bellevue College from a commuter-oriented culture to a 24/7 live/learn residential campus.

Unique features include dramatic double-cantilevered building overhangs, public roof decks featuring million-dollar views, student-funded rain gardens, and 10,000 SF of ground floor public space featuring a café, lounge and study areas.

Many thanks to: RDF Builders, Co. (Metals, WRB, Finish Carpentry); Architectural Sheet Metal, Inc.; PSA, LLC; Janes Gypsum Floors, Inc.; Bayshore Concrete LLC; SS Landscape; and PELLCO Construction.

Congratulations to the dedicated project partners and our talented WALSH team: Mariah David, Tyler Katzen, Blake Flury, Fik Mulugeta, Karen Moon, Brian Lenz, Shannon Morey and John Gilson – impressive work all!

Check out the NWCCC winners here: https://www.nwccc.org/…/2018-NWCCC-Distinguished-Project-Aw…

Photo credit: LARA SWIMMER PHOTOGRAPHY

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