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Skanska Completes Shiley-Marcos Center for Design & Innovation at University of Portland

PORTLAND, OR — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces the completion and opening of the 43,800-square-foot Shiley-Marcos Center for Design & Innovation at the University of Portland (UP). The new center aims to foster innovation and discovery in academia by offering the tools and spaces needed for …

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Western Washington University’s Kaiser Borsari Hall Wins 2023 Holcim Award for Sustainable Design Excellence

SEATTLE, WA — Perkins&Will's design for Western Washington University’s Kaiser Borsari Hall is the Bronze Award recipient for the North American Region in the 2023 International Holcim Awards. The project is one of only two buildings in the U.S. to be recognized with a Holcim Award and is the …

Skanska Signs Additional Contract to Expand Hospital in Portland, Oregon, for $200M

PORTLAND, OR — Skanska has signed an additional contract with Oregon Health & Science University for its Hospital Expansion Project in Portland, Oregon. The contract amendment is worth $200M, which will be included in the U.S. order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2023.

The additional contract includes the interior …

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Mortenson Tops Out on First-of-its-Kind Zero Carbon, Zero Energy Mass Timber Academic Facility

BELLINGHAM, WA — Mortenson, in partnership with Western Washington University (WWU), Perkins&Will, Coughlin Porter Lundeen, and other project partners, topped out the mass timber structure of the region's first carbon net-neutral collegiate facility — the new Kaiser Borsari Hall.

Project team members and the WWU community had …

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Turner Chosen to Lead SEA Airport’s C Concourse Expansion

SEATTLE, WA — Turner Construction Company was awarded a contract to expand C Concourse at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The project will cost $399 million and upgrade the airport experience for travelers.

The passenger-centric project will add dining and retail options as well as offer amenities such as an interfaith …

NorthLink Aviation Announces Groundbreaking on South Campus E-Commerce and Express Freight Terminal at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

ANCHORAGE, AK — NorthLink Aviation (NorthLink) recently hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on the E-Commerce and Express Freight Terminal on the south campus of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Upon completion, the new terminal at ANC will include:

  • 11 power-through hardstands and four …

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Portland International Airport Expands Main Terminal with $2B PDX Next Project

Anticipating substantial growth in the coming decades, Portland International Airport (PDX) in Oregon is expanding the main terminal with its $2 billion PDX Next project.

“Along with our PDX Next partners, we’re building the space with an eye to the future,” says Allison Ferre, Media Relations Manager for the Port …

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HOK to Design New Behavioral Health Facility on Western State Hospital Campus

LAKEWOOD, WA — HOK has been selected to design a 350-bed behavioral health hospital in Lakewood, Washington, a Tacoma suburb. Built to augment and expand the capacity of the existing Western State Hospital, the reimagined facility will support the state’s vision of providing transformational care for behavioral health patients.

The …

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AECOM Selected to Lead Renovation of S Concourse at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

SEATTLE, WA — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces it has been selected by the Port of Seattle to lead the S Concourse Evolution at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). AECOM will oversee design and engineering, working closely with design partner HOK, to modernize the facility through a combination …

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Portland International Airport Terminal Expansion Project Takes Flight

PORTLAND, OR — Portland International Airport, commonly referred to as PDX, anticipates substantial growth over the next two decades. PDX is scaling up in preparation to better serve 35 million passengers annually by undergoing a main terminal expansion project — nearly doubling its size. A key component of this expansion …

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WWU, Mortenson, Perkins&Will Celebrate Groundbreaking of the First Zero-Energy Academic Building in Washington State

BELLINGHAM, WA — Western Washington University (WWU) officially broke ground on Kaiser Borsari Hall, the first publicly funded zero-energy academic building on a university campus in Washington State. Elected officials, leaders from the building’s design firm, Perkins&Will, and general contractor and construction manager, Mortenson, joined WWU leadership, alumni, …

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HOK, Hensel Phelps Lead Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s North Main Terminal Modernization

SEATTLE, WA — HOK and general contractor Hensel Phelps, in partnership with Alaska Airlines and the Port of Seattle, are leading the modernization of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s north main terminal. The SEA Gateway Project will rejuvenate the 40-year-old check-in lobby and the existing promenade. An expansion of the security …

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University of Washington, Life Sciences Building Wins AIA National Award

SEATTLE, WA — Perkins&Will's Seattle-based design team and the University of Washington (UW) recently earned one of the most significant architecture awards in the U.S. — a 2023 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Award. The award recognizes UW’s Life Sciences Building for its collaborative research-based approach to climate …

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LMN Architects Celebrates Completion of the Seattle Convention Center Summit Building

SEATTLE, WA — LMN Architects recently celebrated the completion of the Seattle Convention Center Summit building. The Summit building and the original Arch building, one and a half blocks away, create a campus built to usher in the future of meetings and conventions. Designed to serve visitors and the community, …

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Stantec to Provide Architecture and Engineering Design Services for New Control Tower at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

ANCHORAGE, AK — Stantec was recently selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide architecture and engineering design services for the new airport traffic control tower (ATCT) and terminal radar approach control base building (TRACON) in Anchorage, Alaska.

The facility will provide air traffic control for Ted Stevens Anchorage …

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University of Oregon to Renovate Historic Knight Library

EUGENE, OR — The University of Oregon (UO) has commissioned DLR Group for planning and design services to define the vision for a re-imagined Knight Library. The master plan will integrate the historic facility within a rapidly evolving academic environment, while also advancing the library’s mission to support the student …

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Kenaitze Indian Tribe Opens New Stantec-Designed Educational Campus

KENAI, AK — The Kenaitze Indian Tribe recently celebrated the grand opening of the Kahtnuht’ana Duhdeldiht Campus (Kenai River People’s Learning Place), its new education center in Kenai, Alaska. The center combines core educational components and programs in one central facility with a focus on the Tribal Council’s commitment to …

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UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership Celebrates New Academic Home

SPOKANE, WA — Students, leaders, and dignitaries recently cut a long ribbon of medical-grade gauze spanning a 22-foot doorway to mark the opening of the region’s new hub for medical and health education, research and innovation, anchored by the University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership.

“Built upon …

Redmond Downtown Park Wins WASLA Award

REDMOND, WA — The City of Redmond’s Downtown Park Project recently won an Award of Merit from the Washington State Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (WASLA).

The City of Redmond, Washington, has transformed its downtown area over the past six years, and this award-winning park is at …

Sundt Awarded Willamette Water Treatment Plant

SHERWOOD, OR — Sundt Construction recently was awarded a construction manager at-risk contract for the $405-million Willamette Water Supply System Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in the City of Sherwood. The Willamette Water Supply System is a partnership between the Tualatin Valley Water District and the Cities of Hillsboro and Beaverton …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Army Engineers Promote STEM Education, Careers During Engineers Week in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK — Armed with toothpicks and marshmallows, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District conducted outreach events at four Anchorage schools to mark National Engineers Week. The annual observance is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and …

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Meta, Formerly the Facebook Company, Awards Hensel Phelps Kuna Data Center

KUNA, ID — As the mission critical sector continues to boom across the nation, so does Hensel Phelps’ footprint in the mission critical space. Meta, formerly known as the Facebook company, has awarded Hensel Phelps an $800-million data center on their Kuna, Idaho, campus.

The project includes preconstruction and construction …