Happy Thanksgiving from Walsh Construction Co.

We are so thankful to be builders. We offer our heartfelt thanks to all of our #walshcofamily and to our project partners on their continued dedication to building stronger communities throughout the Northwest and in encouraging and supporting the housing, health and well-being of all. Happy Thanksgiving!

The Louisa Flowers Grand Opening

Last week, the largest all-affordable housing development in 50 years opened adding 240 new affordable homes to the Rose City. We are proud to support the Louisa Flowers Apartments and the safe, stable housing it will provide for hundreds of Portlanders, in a thriving neighborhood, with transit to take them to jobs, schools, appointments, and everyday errands right outside their front door.

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Pleasant Avenue Veterans Housing Grand Opening

It is with deep respect and our great honor that we announce the Grand Opening of the Clayton Mohr Commons Veterans Housing to provide 24-units of housing serving chronically homeless and severely low-income veterans and their families in Oregon City. Congratulations to Northwest Housing Alternatives and the Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) on the success of this exceptional community-building project designed by Kasa Architects.

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This American flag was hand-made by our craftspeople in honor of our veterans.

This American flag was hand-made by our craftspeople in honor of our veterans. We used wood reclaimed from trees onsite for our veteran’s housing project being built for Northwest Housing Alternatives. We are so grateful to be a part of the Pleasant Avenue Apartments in Oregon City which will bring permanent affordable housing to our veterans. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we at Walsh Construction Co. want to thank all of our veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice, this day and every day.

Advanced Framing to reduce costs, maintain quality and increase energy efficiency.

In an effort to reduce costs, maintain quality and increase energy efficiency, REACH Community DevelopmentAnkrom Moisan Architects, Inc., Stonewood Structural Engineers and Walsh Construction Co. teamed up to explore advanced framing techniques for the development of new affordable housing. By applying an optimized wall assembly design, the partners discovered a way to bring economic, environmental and social benefits to affordable housing owners, developers and residents.

To find out how this wall can benefit your next development, read our brochure at the link below!

https://reachcdc.org/our-work/advanced-framing

Redd on Salmon Street wins the DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Congratulations to the Redd on Salmon Street for the DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation! Restore Oregon honors twelve historic projects from across Oregon with a 2019 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, the state’s highest honor for the preservation, reuse, and revitalization of architectural and cultural sites, and their impact on the community.

The Redd on Salmon Street is the ambitious creation of a two-block, food-centered campus and destination event center in Portland’s Central Eastside! Congratulations to Ecotrust, urban patterns, and the WALSH project team of Dean Lindstrom, Brian Layman, John Hardesty, Brandon Fassiotto and Caitlin B. Kelley for exceptional work.

The DeMuro Awards Ceremony will take place during the Restoration Celebration Gala on Friday, November 1, 2019.

#walshbuildscommunity #walshrestore #restoreoregon #thereddonsalmonstreet #theredd #ecotrust

WALSH Honored at PBJ Corporate Philanthropy Awards

General Manager Ryan Wilde, Community Affairs Director Kathryn Kelley, Human Resources Director Helen Smith and Human Resources Administrator Shelly Stephenson had fun at the Portland Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy Awards! About 600 people cheered on the Portland area’s most philanthropic companies. Part of the event included participating in painting an art wall which will go out in the community as a collaboration in support of mental health. We are grateful to be recognized alongside such generous, community focused organizations. Helen Littrell Smith Shelly Stephenson

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Congratulations to Central City Concern on 40 years of Service!

We had so much fun celebrating Central City Concern in the North Park Blocks of Portland on 40 years of supporting the community! Since 1979, Central City Concern’s work to end homelessness has been about people.

We have been honored to work on several projects with Central City Concern over the years and are excited for them to receive a much deserved recognition – Mayor Ted Wheeler officially proclaimed September 12 CCC Day in Portland! Thank you to CareOregon for sponsoring the event.

#cccday #centralcityconcern #walshbuildscommunity #endhomelessness #walshcofamily #buildingvalue

National Construction Appreciation Week!

Happy National Construction Appreciation Week! Construction Appreciation Week will be celebrated September 16-20, 2019, to acknowledge and thank the more than 11 million hardworking men and women in the industry who contribute to the development of our housing, infrastructure, facilities, products and services. We are proud of these professionals who are Building America Together. We are proud of our #walshcofamily in Oregon and Washington who help Build the Pacific Northwest.

#ThanksForBuilding #constructionlife #webuildamerica #constructionappreciationweek #walshbuildscareers

In Honor of September 11th

In honor of 9/11, on September 11th in Eugene, Oregon, several local fire-fighters, and four of our tradespeople, climbed 110 flights of stairs on our Ya Po Ah Affordable Senior Housing Renovation project for Evergreen Union Retirement Association. We are grateful to support the brave men and women who commit their lives to be of service to our community as first responders and we honor our tradespeople who also work in risky situations to build and preserve our way of life. We recognize the dedicated, hard-working men and women instrumental in the development and success of our safety, infrastructure and housing.

#neverforget #honor911 #firstresponders #firefighters #fireservice #nationalconstructionweek #constructionlife #walshbuildscommunity #walshcofamily #safetyalways