Our team had a great time hosting a tour of the PAE Living Building for Sustainable Building Week ! The tour learned about advancements in composting toilets, micro grids and repurposing trees from on-site into beautiful reception desks! Thanks to SBW for their efforts and congratulations to the entire team of PAE, ZGF Architects, Edlen & Company and our team at WALSH on the home stretch of this beautiful and innovative building.
Please join us in congratulating Tanner Romo on his promotion to Superintendent!
Tanner joined our team as a Summer Intern in 2015 and 2016, working on the Vantage Apartments, 8th Ave. Apartments, Plaza Roberto Maestas and the Spring District projects. After graduating in 2017 from Central Washington University with a degree in Construction Management, Tanner rejoined our team as a Project Engineer at the Lake City Family Housing Project. He was promoted to Assistant Superintendent in 2019 where he worked on additional notable projects including 2020 Jackson and Little Saigon. Tanner is currently working on the Cedar Crossing project — 253 affordable homes for a joint partnership with Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest!
Please join us in wishing Tanner continued success!
The Housing Oregon Annual Conference starts today — the affordable housing industry’s opportunity to recognize leadership, share best practices, and highlight current issues! They are holding the annual conference virtually again this year and rejoining partners in collaboration as part of Resilient Communities: The National Forum.
Please join us in welcoming Haki Woods Jr to the Walsh Construction Co. Team! Haki graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Business and Applied Economics while also playing cornerback for the Ducks! Originally from the great city of Chicago, Haki is excited to pursue a career in construction and is currently onsite with our Mercy Housing Northwest team in Vancouver building affordable housing for the community. Please join us in welcoming Haki to WALSH!
After many years of community visioning by the Ethiopian Community of Seattle (ECS) and long-time Walsh client HumanGood, we are excited to break ground on the Ethiopian Village project in southeast Seattle! This project will provide 90 affordable senior apartments and a renovated community gathering space to ECS and HumanGood, who are co-owners of the project. Expected completion in December 2022.
Please join us in congratulating Matt Elliott on his promotion to Assistant Superintendent!
Matt graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Construction Management in 2017 and joined our team in 2018 as a Project Engineer, working on the Spring District II project. He is currently working on the Northhaven III project. Matt’s additional notable projects include Mount Baker Family Housing and Pioneer Belmont.
Read the article in IIBEC’s Interface magazine by our Walsh Quality Manager Brian Lenz to learn more about the importance of weather-resistive barriers and the steps to ensure durable and energy-efficient buildings!
The team is on the home stretch for The Mary Ann — beautiful, affordable, family housing designed by Scott | Edwards Architecture for REACH CDC. The Mary Ann is the first project to start construction with funding from the Metro regional affordable housing bond and despite the challenges of the past year with supply-chain complications, forest fires and ice-storms, the project is on schedule and on budget! What a team.
We’re excited to announce that SIX Walsh/OWCB projects have been nominated for DJC TopProjects Awards! Huge thanks to our WALSH and OWCB teams for their exceptional efforts on these community building projects! And a profound thanks to our project partners and the mission-driven organizations who spearhead these much-needed projects in support of the greater community.