Lakeview Campus Expansion

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Lakeview Campus Expansion

Lakeview Campus Expansion

Balancing core & shell projects with tenant improvements can be challenging. Our involvement with SRM Development began in 2008 with their Lakeview campus in Kirkland. After facilitating the LEED Silver certification of the three core & shell buildings, we partnered with CBRE and the project team to deliver a LEED Platinum tenant improvement for the high tech tenant attracted to one of them. As that tenant expanded into the rest of the campus, we continued to assist with the tenant improvements that followed. In 2015, SRM Development constructed a new 192,000 SF Phase 2 core & shell campus extension project on an adjacent brownfield site. Taking a Master Site approach, we worked closely with both C&S and TI project teams from initial concepts through the design and construction phases to develop sustainable strategies that could deliver LEED Platinum certifications for both the core building and the tenant improvements. Significant sustainable […]

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255 S. King Hotel/Office

255 S. King Hotel/Office

Combining a hotel tower with a core and shell office tower adds lots of complexity. The 255 S. King project consists of a 297-room 325,000 SF hotel atop a four-story podium containing parking and pedestrian-level retail space. The hotel contains a conference center and a health club with a pool and is operated by Embassy Suites. Connected by an atrium, the second phase of the project adds a 10 story, 186,000 SF core and shell office tower to the podium. The office tower currently has one large tenant and several yet to be leased floors but will share amenities provided in the podium floors. A large top story eating and drinking establishment is included. To address the challenge of a phased project with a LEED 2009 for New Construction hotel and a LEED 2009 for Core & Shell office tower on a shared podium, we took a master site approach with two separate LEED […]

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Esterline-Korry Mfg.

Esterline-Korry Mfg.

An industrial approach to energy demand reduction and efficient use of resources. LEED certification can be challenging for industrial facilities with remote locations and high process energy loads. Esterline Control Systems achieved LEED Certification at their Everett manufacturing facility despite a brownfield site contaminated with asbestos and lead. To reduce building energy use, small high-efficiency heat pump units were clustered to require no electrical reheating. High-bay T5 fluorescent lamps provide long life and instant re-strike, which combined with generator power allowed these fixtures to serve ‘double duty’ as normal lighting and emergency egress. Low flow water fixtures throughout the building reduce water consumption 40% over conventional use. Well over 30% of building materials by cost used for this facility, including gypsum wallboard, insulation, flooring, acoustical ceiling systems, steel and rebar contained recycled content. Green cleaning and integrated pest management programs preserve the healthy indoor environment. Project was designed by Craft […]

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GSA/FAA Office Building and Tenant Improvement

GSA/FAA Office Building and Tenant Improvement

Core & shell buildings with separate tenant improvements can be complex This 300,000SF five story build to suit commercial office project was developed by Panattoni Development Company for the General Services Administration to house the Federal Aviation Administration. Landed via a competitive Request for Lease Proposal process, the design and construction was required to meet Federal High Performance Sustainable Building standards and deliver a LEED Gold certified tenant improvement. Due to the complexity of the sustainable requirements, ArchEcology was brought onboard to help with the RLP response that secured the project. Both the base building and tenant improvements were designed concurrently by the same team and constructed by the same contractor under separate contracts. The design faced a complicated overlap of federal lease, HPSB and LEED requirements for both the base building and the tenant improvement that necessitated ArchEcology to monitor and evaluate design options carefully. The core and shell project, […]