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Seattle, Clark Pacific, FMI, Sares Regis, construction industry trends, Sacramento, precast/prefabricated building systems

Construction Industry Trends- Precast/Prefabricated and Integrated Building Systems

By Jack Stubbs “There are a number of factors that are coming up in the construction industry today. The first in my mind is that...
Seattle, Weber Thompson, KPFF, Stephen C. Grey & Associates, Puget Sound region, South Lake Union, environmental sustainability

Data 1 Building in Fremont Highlights Trends in Sustainable Design in an Evolving City

By Jack Stubbs Sustainability in the built environment is increasingly coming on the radar of members of the architecture/engineering/construction community in the Puget Sound region...
Seattle, Green Builder Media, Kasita, American Dream, California, Colorado, International Conservation Code, environmental sustainability

Align Project Offers New Perspective on Scaling Down the American Dream

By Jack Stubbs At a time when intense urban growth and densification, housing affordability and sustainable design become increasingly pressing issues in the built environment,...
Seattle, Kidder Mathews, Mintong Real Estate Co. Ltd., Colliers International, downtown Tacoma, industrial market, Prologis

‘Placemaking in Tacoma’: Economic Drivers Shaping the City

By Jack Stubbs “There’s over $1 billion of investment in the downtown area…you can see three cranes from I-5 in downtown Tacoma, which we haven’t...
Seattle, Weber Thompson, HomeSight, Barrientos Ryan, Spectrum Development Solutions, Washington Charter School Development, SKL Architects

Othello Square: Looking at Economic and Cultural Trends Shaping Southeast Seattle

By Jack Stubbs As home prices continue to rise in Seattle and densification continues to occur—and the threat of displacement remains a very real prospect...
REIS, Seattle, Puget Sound, Amazon effect

Chinese Investment in U.S. Commercial Real Estate Takes a Hit Following 2017 Regulatory Changes...

By Jack Stubbs “The investment amount coming from state-owned enterprises has decreased, which is exactly what we thought would happen. It makes sense for the...
Seattle, Broderick Group, Vulcan Inc., Kemper Freeman, Facebook, Eastside Market, inventory, commercial market, Willows Road

Lacking Supply, Eastside Market is Under Pressure Until New Product Arrives

By Jack Stubbs “From a big picture standpoint, what we’re seeing on the Eastside is a lack of large blocks of space, not only in...
Seattle, Harry's Fine Foods, Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, Eerkes Architects, goCstudio, South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, Bainbridge Island

Three Restaurant Projects Around Seattle Look to Highlight Sense of Community in a Rapidly...

By Jack Stubbs Seattle and the broader Puget Sound region are experiencing a sustained period of growth due to the continuous commercial and residential developments...
Seattle, Bullitt Center, Living Building Challenge, International Living Future Institute, Miller Hull Partnership, University of Washington

Bullitt Center Highlights Benchmark for Sustainable Design Amid Concerning Lack of Regional Leadership

By Jack Stubbs The Puget Sounds region is often thought of as forward-thinking when it comes to the implementation of sustainable design strategies into commercial...
Seattle, The Washington Fruit & Produce Company, Graham Baba Architects, Artisan Construction, MA Wright LLC, The Berger Partnership

Fruit & Produce Company Headquarters: Designing With a Nod to the Agricultural History of...

By Jack Stubbs Much of the development and project activity in the region is focused on the city of Seattle and the Eastside cities, in...

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