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Overlake Opens New Behavioral Health Unit

Overlake Medical Center & Clinics announced the official opening of its new Behavioral Health Unit, the only hospital-based inpatient mental health program on the Eastside. The new unit is the third phase of Overlake’s Project FutureCare and provides a warm and welcoming environment for patients. more>

The Registry: GLY Names Steve Hoffmann as President

Steve Hoffmann is GLY’s new President, succeeding Ted Herb, who will continue as Chief Executive Officer. This change is part of GLY’s overall succession and leadership planning. Tyler Tonkin takes over as Executive Vice President of Operations, the role Hoffmann held for five years before advancing to President. more>

DDC Journal: Nature-Informed Campus

After six years of planning, design, and construction, Expedia Group is nearing completion on its sprawling waterfront campus after moving its headquarters from Bellevue to Seattle in 2019. GLY Principal Bill DeJarlais and Expedia Group Director of Real Estate Josh Khanna reflect on the journey and share some insight on the campus’ design and features.  More [Page 198 – 199] >

425Business: Bellevue Developments Seek to be Transformative in Myriad Ways

Bellevue Chamber’s Eastside Leadership Conference featured speakers from a variety of industries who shared insight on the future of the Eastside. Common themes over the two-day event included sustainable solutions, ground level appeal, and accessibility. more>

Microsoft: East Campus Thermal Energy Center Video

Microsoft provides a five-minute overview of their new Thermal Energy Center, which uses geothermal wells to produce heating and electricity. more>

PSBJ: Intercontinental Joins LPC Affiliate on U District Office Tower

Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. is LPC West’s investment partner on the upcoming University District Station Building, which will sit atop the U District light rail station. UW will occupy a portion of the 12-story building. Intercontinental has leased the ground floor. GLY is working with architect Perkins & Will on the 266,000 square foot office building, which is scheduled to complete in 2024. more>

Fast Company: Centerpiece of Microsoft’s Expansion is 550 Feet Underground

Microsoft’s Thermal Energy Center is the unlikely centerpiece of a 3-million-square-foot addition to the tech giant’s campus in Redmond, Washington. The building will be the hub of the expansion’s new energy system, which will power the campus almost entirely through electricity provided by geothermal energy exchanges. more>

Microsoft: Reducing Embodied Carbon in Construction

As the Campus Modernization project moves forward, Microsoft continues to focus on reducing carbon impacts along the way. This white paper provides an inside look at how the project teams are reducing embodied carbon during the construction of new buildings and data centers. more>

Geekwire: Governor Tours Mary’s Place Shelter

Jeff Bezos played host to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in a recent tour of the Mary’s Place family shelter that is attached to Amazon’s corporate headquarters campus in Seattle. Since GLY completed the shelter a year ago, it has provided safe place for 700 guests experiencing homelessness, served more than 130,000 meals, and much more. more>

DJC: SAAS CUB Project Wins AIA Award

Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences Cardinal Union Building [CUB], designed by Seattle-based LMN Architects and built by GLY, is one of seven winners of the 2021 Interior Architecture Awards of the American Institute of Architects. more>

Microsoft Redmond Campus Modernization Construction Update

It’s been over two years since construction began on Microsoft’s East campus modernization effort in Puget Sound. Check out the incredible progress since the last update. more>

Microsoft: Unusual ‘Machine in the Woods’ Taps Clean Energy

Microsoft’s Thermal Energy Center will make use of an innovative Geoexchange system – heating and cooling new buildings with an untraditional clean energy source: the constant temperature below the earth’s surface. The system, comprised of 875 geowells, 220 miles of piping, and 65-foot tanks that can store 280,000 gallons of water as thermal energy, is expected to reduce energy consumption in Redmond by more than 50% when compared to a typical utility plant. more>

DJC: Project FutureCare Special Edition

Construction recently completed at Overlake’s campus in Bellevue, with a five-story, 240,000-square-foot expansion that will see its first patients in early February. The project team provides insight on the planning, design, and construction of the phased expansion in a series of articles in the DJC’s special feature. more>