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11.29.2018 Expedia Group Reveals Newest Designs for Seattle Campus Headquarters
Expedia Group, Inc. released new designs of its Seattle campus, depicting the world-class workplace which will open its doors in the fall of 2019 to 4,500 employees, with room for 5,000 at move-in. more >

11.28.2018 PSBJ: SCCA Moves Big Expansion Project Forward
What the expansion of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will look like is coming into focus. The 240,000-square-foot project will more than double the size of the main clinic along I-5 at Valley Street in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. more >

11.17.2018 PSBJ Interview: CEO Jim Karambelas
CEO Jim Karambelas gives insight on the present, the past, and the future of the industry. The common thread of success over the years and into the future? The people. more >

11.15.2018 Hudson Pacific Properties: 450 Alaskan Wins ENR NW Best Project Award
Engineering News-Record [ENR] Northwest named Hudson Pacific Properties’ 450 Alaskan office development the 2018 Regional Best Project in the Office/Retail/Mixed-use category. more >

11.02.2018 NAIOP Blog: Night of the Stars 2018 Winners
Announced on November 2, NAIOP Washington State’s 2018 Night of the Stars Awards highlight how the development community continues to find creative, sustainable solutions to fit the needs of the growing and maturing Puget Sound market. In addition to Lincoln Square Expansion receiving the Mixed-Use Development of the Year award, NAIOP renamed the Judges’ Innovation Award, a category created to elevate and honor special projects that stand outside typical development categories, in honor of GLY's Charlie Hafenbrack. more >

10.30.2018 PSBJ: Geology + Nature Inspire New 'Great Wall' in Seattle Tower Lobby
Washington Holdings revealed a significant portion of the new lobby at Two Union Square including the Great Wall, a curving, 20-foot-tall art piece that's been under wraps for nearly a year. The wall is the centerpiece of a major modernization project at Two Union and its shorter neighbor, One Union. more >

08.30.2018 Paladino: Sustainable Construction: An Interview with Laura Soma
Project Manager + Sustainability Specialist Laura Soma sheds light on GLY's approach to sustainability and shares the one thing that she wishes every developer knew about their next building project. more >

08.06.2018 Amazon DayOne: Building a Community
In 2020, Mary's Place will open its doors to its home in one of Amazon's newest office buildings [Block 21]. Amazon talked to those heavily involved in the project about what it means to them, what they hope it will mean for families staying at Mary’s Place, and the community. more >

07.13.2018 Seattle Times: Adventures in Metalworking
Michael Rydinski founded Decorative Metal Arts in a garage. Today, 10 artisan craftspeople are working on up to 20 custom projects at once in 10,000 square feet of lofty, bustling shop space. GLY had the opportunity to work with Decorative Metal Arts several years ago on one of its biggest projects to date: the 1111 Third Ave building façade. more >

07.03.2018 Microsoft Announces Design + Construction Teams for Redmond Campus Modernization
Microsoft Corp. announced the consortium of architects and general contractors it has selected to work together to design and build almost 3 million square feet of new workspace on 72 acres of its Redmond campus. more >

06.04.2018 Expedia Group Announces Plan to Improve Elliott Bay Trail
Trail enhancements near the new Expedia campus will start July 18. In order to make these renovations, bikers, runners and others who use the Elliott Bay Trail will be detoured around the construction site. The waterfront and trail will be friendlier to neighborhood residents and visitors with more areas to access the space and separate paths for pedestrians and bikers. more >

05.30.2018 DJC: Brian Salsgiver Safety Professional of the Year
GLY Safety Manager Mark Gauger was honored as the Brian Salsgiver Safety Professional of the Year at the AGC 2018 Build Washington Awards ceremony on May 30. Over the past year, Mark tested the scalability of GLY’s safety policies. The resulting changes incorporated improvements in safety materials, compliance and on-site training and orientation. more >

05.14.2018 Kirkland Reporter: Construction Kicks Off in Bellevue for $250M Overlake Expansion
Doctors, business leaders and community members met on May 9 for a groundbreaking ceremony that officially kicked off the massive campus renewal project at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue. more >

05.04.2018 DJC: NWCB 2018 Outstanding Interior Residential Project
Anning-Johnson Co. and the Lincoln Square Expansion team received the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau's [NWCB] 2018 Outstanding Interior Residential Project Award for their work on the high-end residential units and W Bellevue hotel. more >

04.23.2018 Linden Comansa: First LCL700 in America – Working in Seattle
GLY will use Linden Comansa’s 64-tonne luffer to build the Rufus 2.0 Block 21 project, part of Amazon’s new headquarters. Model LCL700 is the largest luffing-jib tower crane from Linden Comansa and designed to be used mainly in jobsites with reduced space. This is the first LCL700 in North America. more >

04.04.2018 425 Magazine: Bellevue’s Next Generation of Healthcare
Overlake Medical Center is on the cusp of groundbreaking for one leg of its three-phase Project FutureCare campus expansion. Construction for the crux of the project, a new 240,000-square-foot, five-story inpatient tower, is set to begin in May and will offer larger single-patient rooms that will combine space for visiting families as well as state-of-the-art technology.
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04.01.2018 Seattle Magazine: Cancer Center in Bellevue Designed With Help From Cancer Survivors
A cancer diagnosis is often overwhelming for patients. The Overlake Cancer Center at Overlake Medical Center, which opened in Bellevue last September, is focused on a more patient-friendly approach. more >

03.05.2018 425Business: Bellevue’s Next Generation of Healthcare
Overlake Medical Center's Project FutureCare breaks ground on May 9, 2018. The $270 million, three-phase campus expansion includes a new 240,000 square foot, five-story inpatient tower that will offer larger single-patient rooms, a new childbirth center, and much more. more >

01.15.2018 GLY 2018 Safety Calendar Coloring Contest
Congratulations to the 2018 Safety Coloring Contest Calendar winners! Kids had the chance to enter an original drawing or [for the younger artists] color a holiday-themed drawing. If you'd like to get your hands on one of the calendars, please contact! more >

01.05.2018 Architect Magazine: RTC-6 Turn 10 Studios, Microsoft
Designed by B+H Architects and built by GLY, the new vivid, highly-animated headquarters for RTC-6 Turn 10 Studios reflects an integration of the latest in design technology and authentic automobile culture. more >