Why Trade Shows Are Valuable To Your Construction Business (Featuring Seattle Home Show Spring 2019)

Contractor Bookkeeping

successful contractor Contractor Tips Contractor Relationships Construction Strategy Seattle Home Show Trade ShowOrganizations and industries, no matter the career discipline, is fully invested in coordinating and taking part in conferences, summits, expos, and exhibits.

Seattle Concrete Drivers Strike

Construction Equipment

Union ready-mix concrete truck drivers in Seattle voted to strike when their contract expired July 31. As of Wednesday, more than a quarter of them have walked off the job, according to the Seattle Times.

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

Business Facilities

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Washington Bellevue Blog-Oct-2014 CenturyLink Monroe Seattle Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Is Seattle's building boom over?

Construction Dive

There are still plenty of projects in the pipeline, but construction has declined in the past six months and Seattle's crane count has fallen by 22

Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle

Business Facilities

Expedia''s new home features spectacular views of downtown Seattle, Mt. Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West Washington Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce Bellevue Blog-April-2015 Expedia Seattle

Video: Seattle's One Smart Tunnel

Construction Equipment

Heavy construction on Seattle's SR99 tunnel and SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program is wrapping up and WSDOT says the tunnel may be open to traffic this fall.

Seattle Hotel Project Stacks Up With Structural Modular Design Construction

ENR Construction

Shipped from Europe and stacked like Lego blocks, the modular units that make up citizenM hotel offer a unique construction method in Seattle’s South Lake Union

Union 58

Weekend of Events Precedes Seattle Tunnel Opening

ENR Construction

Seattle residents get one last chance to check out the Alaskan Way Viaduct this weekend, which will be fully removed in the coming months

3D-printed components define Seattle high-rise's sloped facade

Construction Dive

3Diligent's technology was chosen for the 59-story Rainier Square Tower because of the accuracy that would be required to achieve different angles on each sloping floor

Seattle Tunnel Gains Stripes, Moves Closer to Likely Fall Opening

ENR Construction

The stripes in the new State Route 99 tunnel in Seattle signify the near completion of the multi-year construction project

Switch Automation Opens Seattle Office

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Switch Automation’s CEO Deb Noller has announced the opening of the company’s second West Coast office, in Seattle, to serve clients in the Pacific Northwest. Noller said, “We have placed our most senior operations person, Peter Rake, into Seattle, to work with more than 1.5

Light Rail Buildling Boom Underway in Seattle

ENR Construction

Light rail is undergoing a multibillion, multi-decade expansion in the Puget Sound region, moving in all directions from Seattle through tunnels, over bridges and across bodies of water as Sound Transit pursues a dozen projects

Millennial madness arrives in Seattle

Nuts and Bolts

Catering to millennials seems to be an emerging theme for many developers in the Seattle area. Image courtesy of Blanton Turner.

VIDEO: Demolition on Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct to Begin

Construction Equipment

With the opening of Seattle’s SR-99 tunnel underway, the Alaskan Way Viaduct’s numbered days are coming to a close. The project gained notoriety when the tunneling machine, nicknamed Bertha, broke down and had to be repaired in the tunnel.

Report: Seattle building boom could be over

Construction Dive

and Seattle's crane count has fallen by 22 There are still plenty of projects in the pipeline, but both apartment and office construction have declined during the past six months.

PHOTOS: Christmas Lights Adorn Seattle Cranes in Contest

Construction Equipment

Linden Comansa, a Washington state-based rental company, held a Christmas lights contest for decorating COMANSA tower cranes on numerous job sites across Seattle and its surrounding area.

Seattle crane count falls, still leads nation

Construction Dive

The number of cranes dotting the Seattle skyline dropped below 50 for the first time since 2015

DOT 44

Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

Business Facilities

Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.

Northwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Seattle

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Seattle area

Seattle again reigns in cranes

Construction Dive

After a dip six months ago, the city once again leads the U.S. with 65 active cranes buoyed by new projects and an usually low number of completions

Video: Fly Seattle's SR 99 Tunnel

Construction Equipment

This video captures the ongoing construction of the interior roadways, safety systems and other elements that will carry and safeguard drivers passing beneath downtown Seattle in the new SR 99 tunnel. The drone enters at the tunnel’s north end, near Seattle Center.

Seattle Hotel Fined $355K for Asbestos Removal Violations

Construction Equipment

A Seattle hotel owner who knew his building contained asbestos decided to cut corners and save money by removing it using untrained workers.

In Seattle, Transit Team Eyes Cause of Rail System Cracks

ENR Construction

Seattle’s Sound Transit is investigating the cause of cracks in the rails of its signature Link light-rail system

Team Erects Radical Composite Steel Frame for Seattle's Rainier Tower

ENR Construction

The Erection Co. is meeting its production predictions of about two floors per week for the 58-story Rainier Square Tower (ENR 12/25/17-1/1/18 p.

Major Changes Coming to Seattle Waterfront’s Colman Dock

ENR Construction

Home to the largest ferry terminal building in the state, Colman Dock’s upgrades coincide with the new tunnel and viaduct removal work near the waterfront

Seattle-area light rail, transportation plan busting $54B budget

Construction Dive

Costs could jump by up to $2 billion as agency Sound Transit considers swapping elevated tracks for tunnels and other enhancements, a report found

Big Bertha Breaks Thru in Seattle

Construction Dive

The Big Bertha saga on the Seattle Viaduct Replacement project has come to an end as the tunnel boring machine broke through the final three feet into the disassembly area.

Erector Proves Speed Predictions for Radical Steel Frame of Seattle's Rainier Square Tower

ENR Construction

With floors 10 and 11 of Seattle’s 58-story Rainier Square Tower under construction concurrently, crews from the Erection Co. are meeting or exceeding speed predictions for the radical composite steel frame’s steel erection, core welding and core concrete casting

TBM 'Bertha' May Begin Excavating Again Under Seattle This Fall

ENR Construction

"Bertha" could begin excavating under Seattle again in November. Infrastructure

Net-Zero Community Completed In Seattle

Jetson Green

This community is located in Seattle, WA and was created in collaboration with the architecture firm Julian Weber Architects. ‘. The latter is also the first net positive home in Seattle, and the first passive home built by Dwell.

Labor Deal Ends Seattle Crane Strike

ENR Construction

A 17-day construction worker strike in Seattle and Western Washington state ended Sept. 6 after a local union reached an agreement with the Associated General Contractors of America

Union 30

How two buildings in Seattle achieved high-strength concrete

GCP Applied Technologies

How two buildings in Seattle achieved high-strength concrete. This was surely the case for the Two Union Square building, in Seattle, Wash., MPa), the concrete mix for the Pacific First Center in Seattle underwent rigorous QA, much like its Two Union Square neighbor.

Seattle hotel will be the largest in the Pacific Northwest


million sf, the Hyatt Regency Seattle, currently under construction, is destined to become the largest hotel in the Pacific Northwest upon completion.

Downtown Seattle receives new flagship Embassy Suites in Pioneer Square


Located in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood, a new Embassy Suites by Hilton is now open. The 282 all-suite property comprises two-room suites and studio suites with panoramic views of Seattle and Elliott Bay

Seattle's KeyArena breaks ground, costs jump to $850M

Construction Dive

Up from $700 million, the revised estimate factors in rising costs of labor and design elements

20 Columns Raise Seattle High-Rise Above Downtown

ENR Construction

Seattle's under-construction 2+U office tower hovers up to 85 ft over a sloping ground, supported by 20 columns weighing as much as 165,000 lb each

FTA executes $1.2B grant for Seattle light-rail extension

Construction Dive

Representing the Trump administration's largest transit grant deal, the funding will cover 36% of the $3.2 billion, 8.5-mile Lynnwood Link Extension

Deals 61

Boeing Begins Expansion Of 737 Commercial Delivery Center In Seattle

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Boeing has kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center (CDC) at Boeing Field in Seattle. The post Boeing Begins Expansion Of 737 Commercial Delivery Center In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) | The Source for Corporate Site Selectors.

Lou Zonta joins UMC to Expand Efforts in Seattle

Contractor Magazine

Business development expert brings 30-year background of enhancing business relationships

Seattle in the Middle of a Construction Boom

Construction Equipment

. . Seattle is experiencing a building boom, mostly fueled by the rapid growth of tech-related business such as Amazon.com, reports The Seattle Times.