2016

UNVEILING OF ALLEN INSTITUTE HISTORIC FACADE

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PSBJ: Kemper Freeman: LSE Readies for 2017 Rollout

Kemper Development Company’s 1.5 million-square-foot expansion of Lincoln Square, at a cost of $1.2 billion, is on time and on budget. New corporate tenants and restaurants will start to open as early as mid-January 2017. more >

Happy Holidays from your friends at GLY

This holiday season, we’re reminded that the connection of community is essential, and that our differences should serve to strengthen us rather than divide us. This year, we thank each and every one of you for your contributions to making our community one to be proud of. more >

SAAS Rising: Fly-Through the Future Cardinal Union Building

In March 2017, GLY will break ground on the SAAS Cardinal Union Building. The fly-through video of the CUB from LMN Architects gives a glimpse inside the future permanent home of the SAAS Middle School, as well as a look at the second gym, and rooftop playfield. more >

ENR NW: Allen Institute: Project of the Year

For achieving the promise of a collaborative concept, overcoming dewatering and structural challenges, and preserving a historical site, judges selected the Allen Institute as ENR Northwest’s Project of the Year and also Best Project in the higher education/research category. more >

DJC: 2016 Excellence in Masonry Awards

The Masonry Institute of Washington celebrated 15 projects at its Excellence in Masonry Design Awards banquet. The Ford and Pacific McKay Building reconstruction earned the top award for Modernization + Restoration as well as the Design Integrity Award. Nordstrom Seattle Exterior Renovation won the Honor Award: Stone, Tile, Terrazzo + Granite. more >

The Registry: Saving a Seattle Gem: Ford + Pacific McKay Building

This is the story of how we reimagined preserving a piece of Seattle history, and used advanced technology tools and the collaborative brain power of architect, historical preservationist, and builder to breathe new life into it. more >

NAIOP Blog: Congratulations 2016 Night of the Stars Winners!

NAIOP WA honored this year’s crop of outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who conceived of, took risks, sponsored, supported and made the projects happen. Allen Institute [Vulcan Block 43] is the Technology/Life Sciences Development of the Year. more >

The Registry: Kilroy Plans to Start 333 Dexter Q1 2017

Kilroy Realty Corporation is planning to start construction on the 660,000 square foot 333 Dexter office building in South Lake Union sometime during the first quarter of next year. more >

PSBJ: Fastest Growing Private Companies 2016

GLY ranks at #35 in the PSBJ’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for 2016. The rankings were announced at a celebration at CenturyLink Field on Friday, October 21. more >

ENRNorthwest: 2016 Best Project Winners

The Allen Institute won the Best Higher Education / Research Project in the 2016 ENR Northwest’s Regional Best Projects. The competition, which is open to projects in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, is judged by a panel of six from varied demographic imprints in the industry — from project manager to vice presidents and senior architects. more >

DJC: GLY Has New President, Adds COO

Ted Herb was promoted to President and Mark Kane to Chief Operating Officer. Bryan Haakenson and Tim Campbell have become owners and are now principals. more >

The Regsitry: Next Generation of Leaders

GLY, the 13th-largest private company in the state with $569 million in 2015 revenue, transitions to a new leadership structure within its executive group, and adds two new owners effective October 1, 2016. more >

ENR: Making Better Connections

CKC, GLY and several suppliers and subcontractors give the low-down on steel-fiber-reinforced-concrete [SFRC] link beams: the ups, the downs, and what’s to come. more >

ENR NW: GLY is Contractor of the Year

Over the past several years, GLY [ENR NW Contractor of the Year] tripled its revenue while working within the booming Puget Sound area. But a good economy is only one part of the equation. GLY’s success is a result of solid customer service, community building, problem solving and applying technical and practical expertise to each and every project. more >

425Business: Overlake Opens New Clinic in Lake Hills

Overlake Medical Center will open its new Lake Hills Clinic in August 2016. GLY recently completed the 5,200 square foot primary care and urgent health clinic, which features 10 patient rooms, as well as on-site X-ray and laboratory facilities. more >

The Registry: BioMed Realty’s Grand Opening of Lab Suites

BioMed Realty held its grand opening on Tuesday for its newly renovated laboratory space, located at Seattle’s downtown waterfront on the second floor of the Omeros Building. The Labs @ Elliott include five new spaces of various sizes which offer the flexibility for growth that is appealing to a smaller-sized or start-up life science company. more >

SWCN: Getting Ready — Water Goes in Pool at YMCA

GLY will turn the new Stanwood-Camano YMCA building over to the Y in mid-August. Cardio equipment, an Olympic sized pool, a Lazy River, hot tub and warmer two-lane leisure pool will be ready for guests on the September 3 opening date. more >

GeekWire: BioMed Realty Opening The Labs @ 201 Elliott

Tech start-ups aren’t the only ones that need offices to get off the ground…BioMed Realty’s new labs on Elliott Bay provide bio-tech start-ups with move-in ready space to get their operations up and running. more >

ENR NW: GLY Construction is Contractor of the Year

ENR Northwest announced its first Contractor of the Year in nearly a decade: GLY Construction. The firm performs nearly all of its work in the NW and was recently listed in the PSBJ’s “Top Companies To Work For.” The ENR NW August issue will provide more info on the firm. more >

King 5: Demo Begins on 333 Dexter

Demolition crews started work on the former home of KING 5 Television. It’s the beginning of a five week long process, and prompted curious onlookers to stop for a quick photo. The site will eventually be home to two 12 story mixed use towers. more >

425Business: A Show of Hands

Many Eastsiders’ primary work tool is a computer. But numerous people still make a living with their hands. GLY’s Elie Egan is highlighted in the June feature story – sharing her love for construction and the path she took to land her dream job. more >

KidsQuest: Good to Grow Capital Campaign Update

The GLY Construction Crew is busy working on every room of the new museum. KidsQuest continues to keep the public updated with photos and descriptions on a regular basis. more >

PSBJ: Washington’s Best Workplaces with 250-plus Workers

GLY is a finalist in the PSBJ’s Washington’s Best Workplaces list! The finalists will be honored at a rally at Safeco Field on August 11 where the top three companies in each category will be revealed. more >

HeraldNet: Construction Coming to a Close on YMCA

Construction on the Stanwood-Camano YMCA is expected to finish August 9 and a grand opening is scheduled for September 3. At the end of May 757 people had already purchased memberships to the new Y. The community seems to be excited about it! more >

DJC: AGC 2016 Build Washington Awards

AGC of WA recognized the chapter’s top individual and company performances in construction and safety excellence, technology and community service at its annual Build Washington Awards on May 26. The Allen Institute team took home the Excellence in Technology Award and Private Buildings $50M – $100M Construction Award. more >

DJC: Kids’ Museum Opening in January in Former Doll Museum

KidsQuest Children’s Museum is opening its new location at the former home of the Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art. The move allows the interactive museum to double its exhibit space to 10,000 square feet and add hands-on exhibits and expanded opportunities for children ages 6-9 years. more >

Stanwood-Camano YMCA

Construction is more than 70% complete and will soon be entering the finishing and furnishing stage, with the target date of August 9 for substantial completion. The project is on budget and within a few days of schedule. more >

Stewardship Partners: Google Teams up with Vulcan

The new Google office buildings are targeting Salmon-Safe and LEED Gold certifications. This project demonstrates how Salmon-Safe complements LEED by going beyond its requirements to achieve higher ecological function in an urban environment Salmon-Safe program. Salmon-Safe-accredited general contractor, GLY, will be building the new office development. more >

PSBJ: The List: GCs Cash in on Building Boom

GLY ranks third in the PSBJ’s Top 25 Contractors List. more >

PSBJ: Infrastructure Tops General Contractors’ Wish List

More than housing, cultural attractions, health care facilities or sports arenas, general contractors in the Puget Sound region say they want to see more transportation projects built. more >

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