Bellevue College Student Housing Wins Gold Nugget Grand Award!

We’re excited to announce Bellevue College Student Housing has received the Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Student or Faculty Housing – On or Off-Campus Residential.

Congratulations to Bellevue College, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, NAC Architecture and everyone involved in this beautiful and groundbreaking project!

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Congratulations to Imagine Housing, SMR Architects and our project teams.

We enjoyed celebrating the grand opening of Imagine Housing‘s 30Bellevue yesterday.

30Bellevue provides 63 affordable homes for families, seniors, and veterans on an existing surface parking lot behind St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in the North Towne neighborhood of Bellevue. Congratulations to the 30Bellevue team!

Congratulations to Imagine Housing, SMR Architects and our project teams. It was a perfect day to celebrate the opening of this beautiful project!


Northwest Housing Alternatives Campus Redevelopment Nearing Completion

We are deeply grateful to be a part of the team for the Northwest Housing Alternatives Campus Redevelopment which will provide much needed affordable housing and services to families! The new and improved facilities will enable NHA to continue to provide crucial housing services for low-income families, veterans, seniors and people with special needs. The campus is one of our Partner Projects as O’Neill/Walsh Community Builders (OWCB) with O’Neill Construction Group) and designed by MWA Architects!

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So exciting to see the Phase II Wesley Homes Des Moines project unfold!

So exciting to see the Phase II Wesley Homes Des Moines project unfold! Aerial views from April show the progression of the new apartments and community building centered within a beautiful 42-acre campus that overlooks Puget Sound and Vashon Island. The five-story Gardens building in progress is 310,000 sf, and includes a 24,000-sf Town Center, 151 apartment homes for independent living and two levels of underground parking. Wesley provides housing and eldercare to seniors and offers a variety of health services including personal care, hospice care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation.

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Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Community

We are so grateful to partner with non-profits like Bridge Meadows who share a passion for supporting people in our community. Bridge Meadows builds intentional intergenerational living communities that bring youth formerly in foster care, their families, and elders together. Thank you to our own John Wied CFO, for his dedication to our non-profit partners and significant commitment to such a forward-thinking and passionate organization.

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27th Annual Women in Trades Career Fair

Our Walsh Construction Co. team is ready to build a house with middle and high school aged girls at the 27th Annual Tradeswomen Career Fair for Oregon Tradeswomen! We are proud to have been a sponsor and exhibitor at the fair since it’s inception 27 years ago!

Thanks to Brandi Pine for organizing the team and to Liz Stewart for managing construction onsite! Thanks to our WALSH Team of Eric Klock, Valerie Black, Courtney Mitchell, Laura Voss and Karen McDaniel!

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Tom Mathews of Walsh is named LIHI’s Housing Hero

LIHI’s Sharon Lee said Mathews helped change the stereotype of low-income housing, making it a community asset that gives dignity to families.

Sharon Lee and Tom Mathews have known each other for about two decades, and that relationship has helped each of their businesses grow.

Lee, executive director of the Low Income Housing Institute, recently presented Mathews with LIHI’s Housing Hero Award for his work on nonprofit housing, including 11 projects for LIHI.

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Portland Monthly “Merging Architecture and Recovery at a New Women’s Rehab Project”

Portland Monthly Magazine reports on Lifeworks NW and Home Forward’s new drug- and alcohol-free facility in their January 2015 edition.

O’Neill/Walsh Community Builders (OWCB) recently completed The Center for Hope and Recovery which is a residential drug and alcohol treatment facility in Northeast Portland which includes LifeWorks NW’s 36-bed Project Network and the 32-unit Home Forward Beech Street Apartments.

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