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Construction’s project »Absherincludes work ranging from record schools to federal courthouses. Institutional | ABSHER CONSTRUCTION CO. – CHIEF SEALTH HIGH SCHOOL AND DENNY INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL Superior Environments ABSHER CONSTRUCTION CO. IS AT WORK ON TWO BUILDINGS FOR SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. t Absher Construction Co., employees work daily “to create a better future by building significant community projects and developing leaders with vision and compassion,” the company says. Based in Puyallup, Wash., Absher Construction specializes in preconstruction, construction and construction management (CM) services. Founder R.L. “Barney” Absher started the firm in 1940 and focused on kitchen and home-remodel projects. “His credo, ‘If you’re going to do a job, do it right,’ served him well and laid a solid foundation for generations to come,” the company says, noting that Absher Construction has “a recognized tradition of excellence and a commitment to leadership in an ever-changing industry.” In addition, Absher Construction maintains a mix of competitive-bid, negotiated, design/build and formal construction-management projects. “We work in both the public and “[Our founder’s] credo, ‘If you’re going to do a job, do it right,’ served him well and laid a solid foundation for generations to come.” –Absher Construction private sectors across the commercial, retail, assisted living, educational, medical, corrections, ecumenical, recreation, public-housing and military markets, and have served clients in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii,” the company says. “Striving to provide optimum value for each www.abshernw.com • Location: Seattle • Scope: New middle school and modernization of a high school facility Absher Construction Co. construction dollar, Absher provides clients with the finest in preconstruction and construction services – emphasizing teamwork, effective communication and success for all project stakeholders,” the company says. In addition, the company has earned recognitions for its work. For instance, “Absher Construction Co. has been named one of 2008’s Best Companies to Work For by Washington CEO magazine,” it says. “Absher was also named as a 2007 Fastest-Growing Company by The Business Examiner, and has earned numerous other company and project awards on both state and national levels.” Dynamic Work One area where Absher Construction says that it possesses extensive experience is CM services. “From formal GC/CM and CM-at-risk delivery services to straight CM services for the private market, Absher understands well the dynamics of the CM and GC/CM processes,” CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM DECEMBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - December 2009
Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Last Look: DANSY
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