Our crew is moving right along at the Meriwether Place project in Vancouver, WA for Columbia Non-Profit Housing with architect Environmental Works! Meriwether Place will primarily house people coming out of homelessness, specifically those receiving mental health services. The first floor will have office space for Lifeline Connections and Community Services Northwest, which provide mental health and substance abuse treatment. Thanks to a great WALSH team of Chuck Moore, Beverly Culp, Brandon Fassiotto, Sheri Vachter and Lyle Rinearson who are truly building community!
Walsh Construction Co. self-performs work through our subsidiary RDF Builders Co. and they are hiring! RDF’s experienced earthwork, layout, concrete, building envelope, finish carpentry and painting crews are made up of a diverse group of employees that are committed to and take pride in building superior projects of exceptional value. We look for individuals who show drive and purpose in their work while seeking out opportunities to learn and grow from their experience. Come Build with the Best!
Getting ready for the Providence O’Christmas Trees event tonight! The WALSH team decorated the tree last Sunday and it was put on display at the Silver Bells Luncheon on Tuesday! The event tonight helps raise money for the ministries of Providence Senior and Community Services—these ministries serve seniors in need of housing, hospice, and healthcare every day. Thanks to everyone involved!
It was a great turnout in support of a great organization, Mittleman Jewish Community Center’s Thanksgiving Food Box campaign which provides 150 households with the ingredients for a delicious and nutritious dinner including turkey and all the trimmings! Thank you to so many of the WALSH team for their continued support of building community.
Work has begun with Weinstein AU Architects and Urban Designers on the historic Ainsworth & Dunn building for Meriwether Partners! Recently designated an historic landmark, the former Ainsworth Dunn Warehouse was built in 1902 to house a cannery operation serving Seattle’s Pier 70 and the waterfront district during the early 1900s. Stay tuned for more exciting photos from our WALSH Team of Craig Gamble, Mark Olson, Drew Mixter, Dennis Maples, Susan Hori, Nick Silbaugh, Alexa Zastko, Savanna Anderson and Brian Lenz as the work progresses. Rendering courtesy of Weinstein AU Architects and Urban Designers
Work is moving forward beautifully at the Asian Health & Service Center in the Lents neighborhood of Portland. The 28,000 SF building consists of three stories of structural steel and will contain physical and mental health care space, offices, and community and event space. The ground floor will house a commercial space to be occupied by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic! Its second floor will contain office space and conference rooms which will be made available for community use and the top floor will feature a 6,000-SF multipurpose hall for community events as well as consulting rooms, a resource library, a commercial kitchen and an outdoor terrace with a movable storefront for all-season use.
General Contractor is O’Neill/WALSH Community Builders, LLC (OWCB). OWCB, created in August 2011, is a formal partnership between O’Neill Construction Group, a registered MWESB firm, and Walsh Construction Co. Thanks to the WALSH Team of Matt Godt, Andy Morris and Sara Schubert! Thank you to our project partners Holst, Abht Structual Engineers, MFIA Inc. Consulting Engineers, KPFF Portland
Congratulations to ROSE Community Development and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon – APANO on the ground-breaking of The Jade Affordable Apartments designed by SERA Architects! The Jade will combine transit-oriented affordable housing and a multi-cultural community center in a walkable and accessible location for housing and community residents. O’Neill/WALSH Community Builders, LLC (OWCB) will manage the construction portion. OWCB, created in August 2011, is a formal partnership between O’Neill Construction Group, a registered MWESB firm, and Walsh Construction Co. It was a great turn-out for the event!
WALSH celebrated at the 24th annual Food for Thought luncheon benefiting tuition assistance for students of St Mary’s Academy. Food for Thought is St. Mary’s largest fundraiser in support of tuition assistance. For the 2017-18 school year, over 40% of St. Mary’s Academy families will receive over $1.8 million in tuition assistance. Raising money for tuition assistance is at the core of St. Mary’s mission to provide an outstanding, all-female, Catholic, college-preparatory education to young women of many backgrounds.
A huge THANK YOU to our generous employees on a successful Week 2 of our Annual WALSH Giving Campaign! Prizes are given out weekly to the lucky winners who have contributed to the campaign. Our Oregon and Washington teams have raised over $122,500 for local non-profits and have attained 69% participation. We are shooting for 100% participation by November 8. Let’s keep up the great work!