The massive flag from Weyerhaeuser era honored local veterans
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Yesterday, Industrial Realty Group, LLC (IRG), organized a flag-raising ceremony at Woodbridge Corporate Campus to honor local veterans and celebrate the significant restoration and preservation plans for the former Weyerhaeuser property. The event took place on April 24 at 4 p.m. outside the headquarters building located at 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way South in Federal Way.
King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, Deputy Mayor Susan Honda, Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce, Auburn Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1741, and the American Legion were in attendance. The Auburn Veterans of Foreign Wars performed the ceremony along with Councilmember von Reichbauer, Mayor Ferrell, and Rebecca Martin with the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce.
Once raised regularly by Weyerhaeuser executives, the flag was the largest on the West Coast, spanning 35 feet by 50 feet, equivalent to the size of a 1,500-square-foot home. The flag pole is 120 feet tall and was constructed by Weyerhaeuser in Oregon. It features laminated Douglas fir with vertical wood grain and weighs 9,400 pounds.About IRG
IRG is a nationwide real estate development and investment firm specializing in the acquisition, development and management of commercial and industrial real estate throughout the U.S. IRG, through its affiliated partnerships and limited liability companies, operates a portfolio containing over 100 million square feet space in 28 states. IRG is nationally recognized as a leading force behind the adaptive reuse of commercial real estate, solving some of America’s most difficult real estate challenges. For more information, visit www.industrialrealtygroup.com