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New Land Building Wins Federal Grant

A downtown Milwaukee high-rise has found support from an unlikely source: the United States Department of Agriculture. The department’s Forestry Service division announced this week that it had awarded 41 grants totaling $8.9 million to businesses, universities, non-profits and tribal partners in 20 states to “create jobs, support fire-safe communities, restore healthy forest conditions, and […]

Capital One Eastlake

For their Seattle offices, this international financial services company desired a site-specific space inspired by the history and context of Seattle. Because the workplace is frequented by both local and business-wide employees and customers, the design establishes the 38,000-square-foot space as an observation point for the city of Seattle. Inspired by downtown Seattle and the […]

Safety Award: General Contractor 200,000 to 350,000 worker hours

Swinerton regularly hosts a variety of meetings where team members discuss and improve their safety program. During safety committee meetings, team members work with the group to set new safety goals and ideas for future implementation, and to gain feedback from non-safety perspectives. The agenda for their monthly, open-forum superintendents’ meetings covers safety topics and […]

Outdoor Education Center construction reaches milestone

Construction on the new education facility at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center reached a milestone May 8 in a gathering to celebrate the near-completion of timber installation on an innovative project covering 16,500 square feet. In lieu of a traditional “topping off” ceremony, general contractor Sherman Construction welcomed key stakeholders from Clemson […]

Swinerton Project Executive Perfectly Suited to Building Schools

Take the girl out of Texas, put her in the country’s hottest construction market and she’ll shoot up the management chain to become one of the area’s go-to experts on building schools. Angie Woo never imagined a construction career, which is surprising considering she just celebrated 20 years with Swinerton Builders, and is one of the […]

ENR Northwest’s Top Contractors Survey Reveals Regional Uptick

A year ago, the 25 contractors responding to ENR Northwest’s Top Contractors survey collectively reported roughly $6.4 billion in 2017 revenue from the states of Washington, Oregon and Alaska. This year, the 27 contractors listed below—in alphabetical order—reported more than $8.8 billion in regional revenue for 2018. That’s a positive sign for the Northwest construction industry, which […]

Block 162 Is Coming Up Downtown

Block 162, a 30-story addition to Denver’s downtown skyline is coming out of the ground at 15th and California under the direction of development team Patrinely Group and USAA Real Estate. Designed by Gensler, with Swinerton Builders leading construction management, this 595,000-SF glass tower proposes state-of-the-art office space able to be easily adapted to changing tenant configurations. Currently […]