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425Business: Overlake Medical Center Tops off New Hospital Tower

Overlake Medical Center placed the final beam atop its new five-story hospital tower under construction in Bellevue. The steel beam — signed by Overlake employees, volunteers, patients and visitors while the beam was displayed in Overlake’s main hospital lobby last month — was hoisted into place at Monday’s topping-off ceremony, a symbolic step toward opening the 240,000-square-foot tower next November. more >

Bisnow: Overlake’s East Tower Tops Out

GLY and Overlake Medical Center marked the topping out milestone of the hospital’s New East Tower the week of December 2, 2019. The $250M, five-year Project FutureCare campus renewal initiative construction process included one year of logistical planning that ensured the medical center would continue to operate during construction. more >

Press Release: GLY Celebrates Topping Out of OMC Project FutureCare New East Tower

GLY and Overlake Medical Center hosted a topping out celebration for Overlake’s New East Tower on December 2, 2019. The five-story, inpatient tower is being built as part of Overlake’s five-year multi-phase Project FutureCare campus renewal initiative. more >

The Registry: Topping Out of Overlake’s Project FutureCare NET

GLY and Overlake Medical Center hosted a topping out celebration for Overlake’s New East Tower on December 2, 2019. The five-story, inpatient tower is being built as part of Overlake’s five-year multi-phase Project FutureCarecampus renewal initiative. more >

Overlake “Tops Off” Flagship Tower

Overlake Medical Center celebrated a milestone event in their construction project – a ceremony known as a topping off – by placing the final steel beam in place on its new 240,000-square-foot tower. The five-story building, due to open in late 2020, serves as the cornerstone for Project FutureCare the largest campus renewal project in Overlake’s history. more >

PSBJ: GLY Names New CEO, Adds Shareholders

GLY has promoted Ted Herb to CEO, succeeding Jim Karambelas, who is retiring after 25 years with the company. Chief Financial Officer Joe Bonacci and Senior Project Managers Tess Wakasugi-Don and Garrick Hughes were added as shareholders. more >

Seattle Business: Herb Promoted to CEO

GLY has promoted Ted Herb to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Herb succeeds Jim Karambelas, who is retiring after 25 years with the company. more >

Seattle Business: GLY Adds Three Minority Shareholders to its Ownership

GLY added three minority shareholders to its ownership: Joe Bonacci, Chief Financial Officer; Tess Wakasugi-Don, Senior Project Manager; and Garrick Hughes, Senior Project Manager. more >

Press Release: GLY Names Ted Herb as CEO + Announces New Shareholders

The Registry: 53-Story Tower Receives Unanimous Design Approval

The Downtown Seattle Design Review Board unanimously voted to approve the design of Lincoln Property Company’s 800 Stewart, a 53-Story mixed-use tower at the heart of the Denny Triangle. more >

Architect Magazine: Tectonic Wall at Two Union Square

NBBJ’s Sarah Steen and Daniel Crockwell share the details on Two Union Square’s 20-foot-tall by 20-foot-wide fractal wall. Their goal? “to use technology in an unpredictable manner,” similar to the way tectonic activity is uncontrollable by humans. more >

Press Release: GLY Issues Statement Following L&I Report

We are actively reviewing today’s report from the Department of Labor and Industries and will use its findings to do everything possible to protect our workers and the community. more >

PSBJ: Expedia Begins Phased Move to its New Campus

After close to five years of planning, about 300 Seattle-based Expedia Group employees started working from the company’s new Interbay campus last week. Another group will move in each Monday until all Expedia’s 4,500 headquarters employees are under the same roof by the end of the year. Construction wraps up next summer. more >

Seattle Times: First-of-its-Kind Family Shelter Takes Shape

The first permanent Mary’s Place shelter is nearly complete. Located in the heart of Amazon’s Seattle headquarters, the rare purpose-built shelter appears to be the first of its kind built into a corporate office. more >

Amazon Blog: Building a Home with Heart

Mary’s Place will open its first permanent shelter in early 2020. Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the shelter is strategically designed, inch-by-inch, to maximize space, inspire community and support the dignity of guests in their journey out of homelessness. more >

Construction Dive: Drones Revolutionize Microsoft Campus Rebuild

Drone provider Skycatch is recording all construction activity on the Microsoft Redmond Campus Modernization project, feeding data into more than 100 BIMs that contain almost three million 3D building components. This data is helpful in evaluating pay applications, predicting project schedules, and managing construction and tight timelines. more >

DJC: Google Opens First Block, with 2 Buildings, in SLU

Google held an official opening ceremony for its first block in South Lake Union on October 3, 2019. The new offices have private alcoves and mixing spaces, along with mini kitchens and break areas for recharging or conferencing. The middle-block offices will open later this month. more >

PSBJ: Google Opens First Office in SLU

Google opened the first of five buildings on its new South Lake Union campus on Thursday. Features include underground parking, housing on the upper floors, street-level retail, restaurants, and other services. more >

Seattle Times: Expedia Campus Opens to First Employees

The first of the Expedia’s 4,500 employees will move into their new Seattle office on Monday, October 7. more >

KUOW: Robotic Parking Garage at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Taka Soga of ZGF Architects gives the inside scoop on the one-of-a-kind robotic parking garage planned for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expansion. more >

DJC: WACA 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

The W Hotel tower [Lincoln Square Expansion] wins the 2019 WACA Excellence in Concrete Construction award for best High-Rise Structure. more >

Seattle Times: Elliott Bay Trail Reopens

A half-mile stretch of the Elliott Bay Trail that has been closed since last July due to the construction of the new Expedia campus reopens on Saturday, September 7 with a renovated path. more >

DJC: Rowley Breaks Ground in Issaquah

Rowley Properties, VIA Architecture, and GLY broke ground on 2005 Poplar in Issaquah on Thursday, August 15. The four-story, 70,000 square foot office building , which is part of Rowley’s larger Hyla Crossing, will be complete next fall. more >

Expedia Group Seattle Virtual Tour

Expedia Group provides a virtual tour of its new Seattle campus through drone footage, 360 photos of the construction progress, and renderings of the campus upon completion. more >

SMPS: Winners of the 2019 Marketing Communications Awards

GLY received three MCA Awards of Excellence at the SMPS Evening of Excellence on August 1, 2019 including Holiday Piece – Digital and Video – External for Construction Rhapsody ’18 as well as Special Event – Digital for the Match-the-Dog-to-the-Owner National Pet Day Fundraiser. more >

DJC: New Middle School Furthers Seattle Academy’s Urban Evolution

The new SAAS Middle School, designed by LMN Architects, makes the most of its limited site while connecting with the surrounding neighborhood. more >

GeekWire: Expedia Shows Off Seattle Waterfront Campus

On Wednesday, June 26, just a few months before the first wave of employees move in, Expedia opened the doors of the $900 million campus to media and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. more >

King 5: Expedia Prepares for Big Move in Seattle

Expedia is preparing to move thousands of workers to its sprawling, new waterfront campus in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood. Mayor Jenny Durkan toured the new campus on Wednesday, June 26, and addressed some of the transportation concerns. more >

Seattle Times: Mary’s Place Shelter Puts Diversion Model To Work

Mary’s Place opened its tenth shelter in early June. Located in South Lake Union, the Family Diversion Center is the first location to specialize in helping families move back into housing within 30 days. more >

Bellevue Reporter: Performing Arts Center is Closer to Reality

With a new project CEO and a new vision and development team, the Performing Arts Center Eastside [PACE] is closer to becoming a reality. The building plans are slated to be complete by June of 2020, with PACE to be completed by 2021. more >

School Construction News: Innovative New Seattle Middle School

Designed by LMN Architects and built by GLY, the new Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Middle School leverages its limited footprint in the condensed Capitol Hill neighborhood. The vertically stacked building configuration incorporates classrooms, laboratories, collaboration spaces, and indoor and outdoor athletic spaces into a contemporary and flexible design. learning and cross-discipline discovery. more >

PSBJ: Microsoft Reveals Renderings for HQ Renovation

Microsoft reveals the latest renderings for the 2.5 million square foot renovation / expansion at its Redmond campus, which will accommodate an additional 8,000 employees.
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Geekwire: Microsoft’s Plan to Reboot its Original Redmond Campus

After announcing plans to redevelop 72 acres of its headquarters in November 2017, Microsoft gives an exclusive first look at new images of the buildings as well as details about the company’s priorities for the project. more >

Press Release: GLY Issues Statement Following Crane Accident

GLY is heartbroken by what happened at our jobsite, and we are cooperating fully with investigators and assisting local authorities. more >

The Registry: GLY Names Joe Bonacci Chief Financial Officer

GLY is excited to announce our new CFO, Joe Bonacci! Joe has served as GLY’s Director of Finance since 2016 and succeeds Steve Peterson, who retired late last year after 16 years with the firm. more >