QUALITY WORK. DEFINED.
In the construction industry, quality work is about two things: the final product and the journey it takes to produce it. Since 1948, we’ve worked with countless clients on large-scale projects. But what we’re most proud of is how many of them enjoyed working with us so much that they hire CE&C again.
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Green River Community College
Cedar Hall Renovation
Location: Auburn, WA
Owner: Green River Community College
Architect: SM Stemper
After completing several renovations for the College, CE&C was awarded the challenge to selectively demolish an existing three story, 54,000 square foot concrete classroom building, which included selectively removing slabs of concrete roof. We then installed an interior steel frame structure and rebuilt the classrooms. The access to the building was reconfigured with the main entrance being reconstructed and the building exterior being resided.
Evergreen State College - Daniel J. Evans Library Modernization
Location: Olympia, WA
Owner: Evergreen State College
Architect: Studio Meng Strazzara
After doing several other significant projects with Evergreen State College, CE&C had the pleasure of taking on the modernization of their Daniel J. Evans library. This project represented a complex engineering structural upgrade involving a new 24” thick concrete sheer wall installation extending through 4 floors of the existing building. It also included the renovation of 100,000 SF of the Library’s interior space.
Client Feedback: As I reviewed our past projects and looked at our present Daniel J. Evans Remodel work, I have come to realize that each of our projects have had significant added value without commensurate costs to the owner. You and your company have had significant influence in creating this benefit to the owner. Your company’s creative scheduling and construction coordination along with the extensive construction experience benefits the project team and helps fulfill the project’s design intent while staying within budgetary constraints. - Hal R. Van Gilder, The Evergreen State College Project Manager, Facilities Services
Rainier Beach Community Center
Location: Rainier Beach- Seattle, WA
Owner: Seattle Parks & Recreation
This project required the removal of an existing recreation center and building a new one. This 48,000 square foot building included an Olympic-size pool, recreation pool with an aqua slide and hot tub along with a complete gymnasium, ballet room and office and meeting spaces. This project required CE&C to work closely with the City of Seattle’s minority department and community groups as the City wanted local community member’s participation in the construction of their building. The project is the flagship building for Parks & Recreation.
Day Care Facilities
Yesler Terrace Steam Plant Renovation
Location: Seattle, WA
Owner: Seattle Housing Authority
Architect: Miller Hayashi Architects
CE&C was awarded the challenge of renovating an existing concrete steam plant into a daycare for the Seattle Housing Authority Yesler Terrace rebuild. CE&C had to selectively remove building parts and add a second story floor inside the structure. The 60 foot smoke stack had to be repaired and repainted along with the roofing. They added a play area on the roof and constructed office spaces along with a new mechanical and electrical systems. Work included a new addition for the entrance and elevator.
Infiniti of Fife – RDA Properties
Location: Fife, WA
Architect: Architects Associative
Client: RDA Properties
CE&C built Infiniti of Fife a new dealership in the heart of Fife’s auto district. It features a concrete shell, an unusually complex tilt-up design, and quality finishes throughout the interior. The site also required an extensive onsite storm water retention system.
Connelly Law Office Renovation
Location: Tacoma, WA
Owner: Jack Connelly
Architect: McGranahan Architects
Jack Connelly hired CE&C to renovate an existing Italian restaurant into office space for his law firm. The project required selective demolition of the interior spaces and extensive structural reinforcement of the building. Much of the interior charm of the existing facility was retained and incorporated into the interior finishes including the exterior brick facade of the pizza oven. The project required extensive refinishing of the interior wood and existing staircase. Offices and conference rooms were built to accent the interior finishes.
North Mullen Professional Building
Location: Tacoma, WA
Owner: North Mullen LLC
Architect: Boleslaw 'BZ' Zenczak
This 18,000 SF Class A office building features a curved window wall system finished with stucco and wrap around cornice. The interior lobby boasts a custom, radius curved stair system. In addition, there is an extensive underground storm water retention vault under the parking lot.Client Feedback: I wanted to take a moment to convey Neil Walter Company's level of satisfaction and gratitude with the service provided by CE&C. Your team was professional, knowledgeable and extremely helpful. CE&C is fortunate to have such a dedicated and talented group of professionals serving the client at one time. The partners of North Mullen LLC could not have selected a better company to build this building and my personal experience with CE&C has been outstanding. Please feel free to use me as a reference for any future project opportunities. - Michael Hickey, Owner Representative, Neil Walter Company
Bay Vista Commons Assisted Living Community
Location: Bremerton, WA
Owner: Bremerton Housing Authority
Architect: Rice, Fergus, Miller Architects
CE&C constructed this beautiful 72-unit senior housing facility, which included 60 assisted living apartments and 12 dementia-care (Alzheimer) apartments. An extensive commercial kitchen and community dining facility added to complexity of this project.
Client Feedback: I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the hard work and diligence put forth by CE&C in the successful completion of the Bay Vista Commons assisted living community. CE&C really went the 'extra mile' in helping the Owner work through some very difficult problems to resolve a number of challenging issues. I found your company to be honest and fair, qualities that proved to be critical in the successful outcome of the project. I would like to especially acknowledge Darrell Barnes and his efforts, he was an effective partner in the project and exemplified CE&C's motto "Relationships are the foundation of our Business." I can wholeheartedly recommend CE&C for your next project. - Jim Cave, Development Services Director, True North
Renovations & Multi-Family
Appian Way Apartments -
Mercy Housing Northwest
Location: Kent, WA
Owner: Mercy Housing Northwest
Architect: Environmental Works
This project involved an extensive renovation of an eight-building affordable housing apartment complex. It consisted of 154 units. The project also required construction of a new community center. Always up for a challenge, CE&C had to do some creative planning to allow as many tenants as possible to occupy units while construction was underway. The solution? Constructing in 5 phases to allow on-going occupancy while meeting project goals.
Client Feedback: I worked with CE&C for the first time on a gut rehabilitation project for an affordable housing provider during one of the most volatile construction price escalation periods in recent times; and CE&C was very fair and forthcoming with the owner’s team. Due to the extensive renovation at Appian Way, the project was phased in order to minimize the impact on our current residents. CE&C was very effective at minimizing the disruption to the tenants during construction. CE&C’s employees have worked with the company for decades and provide a variety of highly skilled construction services. Significant owner driven changes were made and CE&C was responsive to each request. Project financing drove a demanding schedule, which CE&C was able to meet even though many design modifications were required. - Gina Mohr, Construction Manager - Mercy Housing Northwest
Education - K-12
McMicken Heights Elementary School
Location: SeaTac, WA
Owner: Highline School District No. 401
Architect: TCF Architecture
This project consisted of a new, 76,000 square foot, state-of-the-art elementary school with comprehensive angles and multiple materials being used. The project was a LEED Silver Project that utilized pervious pavements and recycled materials. The landscape design was implemented to use natural elements for ground watering and recycling. The innovative project even includes areas of the interior building that have windows allowing children to see the actual internal construction of the building.
Client Feedback: CE&C’s collective listening skills, coupled with their strong construction capability, allowed them to both construct the project expeditiously, while coordinating closely with the school district to minimize change orders and accelerate the commissioning and occupancy phases of the process. In our experience the CE&C team is truly dedicated and devoted to achieving the client’s construction quality, schedule, and budget goals. - Clinton G. Marsh, Construction Program Manager, Hill International