February 1, 2016

Lowe Enterprises' 168-unit Luma condo tower at 1321 Seneca St. on First Hill has topped out.

October 29, 2015

By Lana Gochenauer

Getting the most from building information modeling/virtual design and construction (BIM/VDC) is like learning anything — be it playing guitar or baking bread. We can read, watch videos and try things, but it isn’t until we find the right partner to help us through the process that we can attain the best outcome.

May 5, 2015

Some companies have heavily invested in analyzing teamwork because they recognize the value of high-performing teams to sustained business outcome. High-performing teams have key components that are likely predictors of successful projects.

Every May, the Associated General Contractors has the pleasure of recognizing members’ most successful projects through the...

March 12, 2015

Come this summer, visitors sipping on some of Oregon's most renowned sparkling wine will do so in a new wine hospitality center and tasting room at Argyle Winery in Dundee.

SERA Architects has designed a master plan for the winery's re-imagined tasting room, which is being transformed out of existing cellars and a barrel room. The new tasting room will provide...

January 26, 2015

At its Jan 23 annual meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle, the AGC of Washington elected its 2015 slate of officers and board members.  The officers are:

Gary Smith - President

January 26, 2015

Gary Smith has been in the construction industry for 40 years and will use that experience to guide the AGC of Washington this year as its president.

“I’m feeling really good about the state of the organization as I’m coming into it,” said Smith, who is also president of Lease Crutcher Lewis in Seattle.

AGC’s ranks rose last year...

January 22, 2015

The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs will present information about the new Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home during a March conference in Washington D.C., project construction manager John Osborn told the Linn County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday.

Check out the full Albany Democrat-Herald article...

January 15, 2015

Portland – Before Smarsh, a firm that archives large amounts of communication for companies, moved into its new downtown Portland headquarters in December, the company's 125 employees had become fairly compartmentalized over its two floors in the Pittock Building.

January 13, 2015

Crews with Lease Crutcher Lewis installed a roof made of cross-laminated timber Tuesday on a new building at the Oregon Zoo, marking the first use of the material in the state. A total of seven panels, measuring about eight feet wide and with a thickness of 5 ½ inches, were lifted into place atop a visitor center under construction as part of the zoo’s new...

December 4, 2014

Most of the largest projects at Lease Crutcher Lewis are being managed by women.

In 1886, when Lease Crutcher Lewis was founded, very few women worked in construction.

Even today, the number of women in the industry is just slightly above 3 percent. But that's not the case at Lease Crutcher Lewis.