Addressing the Housing Crisis Through Cost Efficient Design and Construction

Grateful to be a part of the conversation with REACH Community Development, who are proactively addressing the housing crisis in Portland, and our project partner Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc.!

Thanks to all who joined us to experience how REACH is addressing the housing crisis through Cost Efficient Design and Construction! Guests had the opportunity to meet the design team from Walsh Construction Co. and Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc. and tour our full-scale mockup apartment. This innovative model for new REACH apartments will help us reduce costs and build more units.

First Student Housing Project for Bellevue College

It is a beautiful site at the New Student Housing project under construction for Bellevue College with NAC Architecture! This couldn’t come at a better time for Bellevue College, which is embarking on its transition from a primarily commuter campus to a flourishing, multicultural residential college. The result will be an inclusive student community scheduled to open mid-2018. Thanks to our WALSH team of John Gilson, Mariah David, Blake Flury, Tyler Katzen, Fikreab Mulugeta, Karen Moon and Brian Lenz!

Time-lapse Video of Innovative CLT Modular Classrooms in Mt. Vernon

The K-3 Modular Classrooms in Mt. Vernon are going up like lightning! We’re excited to be working with Washington State Department of Enterprise Services and Mahlum on this fast-paced and innovative project built with Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). Link to the video! RDF is self-performing framing, exterior cladding, window/wrb, rough/finish carpentry, concrete, and earthwork! Thanks to all our good people at RDF and thanks to the WALSH Team of John Gilson, Nathan Connaway, Wendy Kato and James Conway!

100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

WALSH was excited to attend the Oregon Business 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon celebration last night and grateful to have placed #9 in the Large Companies category! More than 9,000 employees participated in this year’s 100 Best survey, which analyzes Oregon companies’ best practices toward creating great places to work. Congratulations to all the organizations in attendance for continuing the tradition of excellent workplaces and THANK YOU to our amazing WALSH team for all your hard work and continuing five+ decades of commitment to extraordinary service. Our people make us great.

Range Apartments in Bend, Oregon for Project ^ with Lever Architecture

Good morning from Range at NorthWest Crossing NWX Bend, Oregon for project with LEVER Architecture! Beautiful site with beautiful views. Thanks to the WALSH team of Dan Snow, Jay Nees, Roger Snow, Mitchell Nicholson and Caitlin Kelley for running excellent work in some challenging weather and conditions.

Learn more at http://rangeapartments.com/

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Energy Trust of Oregon Highlights Westmoreland Senior Housing Retrofit

Thanks to Energy Trust of Oregon for highlighting Westmoreland Union Manor Senior Housing’s Rehabilitation and Energy Retrofit in its Allies for Efficiency course, eligible for AIA credit! It was an excellent turnout and conversation with presenters Brian Sweeney of Housing Development Center, Bill Lanning of M W A Architects, Andrew Lasse of Interface Engineering and our own Howie Petker!

This course covered how the owner, developer, MWA Architects, Interface Engineering and WALSH have worked together to accomplish this major ongoing renovation while minimizing disruptions for tenants. It also included a summary of the expected energy savings and the project’s incremental and associated financing costs. The presentation was followed by a building tour looking behind the scenes into the construction process.