NRB Garage Fire Suppression and Critical Repairs

This design-build project consisted of repairs and upgrades to the existing parking structure of Natural Resources Building (NRB) in Olympia, Washington. Scope of work included replacing the overhead fire suppression system and the failing sealant product on surfaces that are exposed to the weather as follows:

  • Fire sprinkler nozzles were added to the fire system.
  • Earthquake bracing was repaired on level P-3 and in the tunnel between OB2 and NRB.
  • Existing waterproof membrane on the surfaces of the P-1 and P-2 levels was removed and replaced with a more durable product.
  • Concrete and sealant was removed from the surface, and soil and trees removed from planters on the mezzanine.
  • Walkways were resurfaced and new landscaping was installed.
  • Water leaks were repaired in the parking garage stair towers.

Beard Swim Co.

This Design-Build Commercial TI project involved the renovation of an existing retail space to support its conversion into a swim facility. WA Patriot was brought on early during design to assist with preconstruction services, and subsequently provided build out of the facility. The scope of the project included providing two below ground swimming pools, new bathrooms and showers, changing stalls, admin space, sales area, and lounge/lobby area. The mission of Beard Swim Co. is to provide an atmosphere in which swim students gain “the proficiency and confidence to safely immerse themselves in the aquatic environment and activities they will encounter throughout life.” WA Patriot was excited to be involved in this project that will have such a positive impact on our community.

Design-Build Restaurant Renovation

This Café/Restaurant Renovation project was the first design-build project completed by the Valdez WA Patriot Joint Venture.

The project consisted of designing and constructing renovations to the interior spaces of an existing restaurant galley and dining area. Renovations included selective demolition, asbestos abatement, upgrading interior finishes, redesigning the existing dining and kitchen areas, and installation of Government-furnished equipment. Scope of work also included the addition of a cashier/barista desk, food stations, soup & salad bar, espresso station, and a drink & dessert station.

University of Puget Sound Athletics & Aquatics Center

The scope of work for this new Athletics and Aquatics Center included 38,000 square feet of new construction and 24,000 square feet of renovated space, as follows:

  • New indoor NCAA competition pool with eight competition-width lanes and three warm-up lanes for instruction, rehabilitation, and therapy with seating for nearly 400 spectators
  • Renovations to the existing athletic center will include new team meeting rooms, a new rowing ergometers room, an enhanced sports medicine facility, and a new coaching staff office suite
  • New addition to the fitness center for additional cardio and weight equipment and new day-use locker rooms
  • New reception area, which will include a Loggers Hall of Fame and video showcase, a juice bar/café, and patron amenities

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Design-Build Administrative, Maintenance, & Shop Facility

This design-build project involved the relocation and consolidation of maintenance, shop and administrative facilities from Bremerton to Silverdale. The scope of work includes construction of a new facility to house the three relocated facility operations. Construction utilizes concrete tilt-up, structural steel, and metal roofing.

This project is an Associated General Contractors of WA (AGC) 2016 “Build Washington” award winner for Construction Excellence.

Pierce County Skills Center, Phase III

WA Patriot was selected from a design-build competition to design and construct Phase III of the Pierce County Skills Center (PCSC), a new $8.7M, 24,870 square foot Culinary & Hospitality Arts and Administration Center. The facility will offer students hands-on instruction in culinary arts with baking and production cooking training, a live demonstration kitchen and a student-operated deli/grille. The facility also features a career center, commons area for multipurpose functions, and administration offices for the campus.

During construction, WA Patriot provided educational opportunities for the PCSC Construction Trades program in a variety of ways such as hiring an intern to help perform administrative tasks, sponsoring a graduate of the skills center into the carpenters apprenticeship program, and giving students tours of the jobsite during various phases of construction.

Peace Lutheran Church Remodel and Addition

WA Patriot was selected by the Peace Lutheran Church building committee to perform a design-build expansion and remodel of their facility in Chehalis, WA. The project consists of enlarging the Sanctuary to allow for seating occupancy of 250 as well as make needed improvements to support this size of a facility. This entails reconfiguring and enlarging the restrooms, expanding the Narthex, adding an Entry Portico, and expanding the Parish Hall.

Install Ground Source Heat Pumps and Renovate Dormitories

WA Patriot installed ground source heat pumps to support heating in one Dormitory building, and support both heating and cooling in a second Dormitory building in Bremerton, WA. Steam-to-hot water converters were replaced with water-to-water heat pumps supplying lower temperature hot water via a ground source water loop in vertical wells.

Project also repaired and replaced aged, damaged and deteriorated facility components, added improvements to bring the facility up to current national life safety, accessibility, building code and barracks standards; and increased its useful life as a quality Dormitory facility.

Olympia Country & Golf Club, Phase II

WA Patriot performed this design-build project consisting of a 4,500 sf Clubhouse building with restaurant/lounge, mercantile store, and locker rooms; mid- level cart and bag storage areas with service support, storage, and mechanical rooms; and stair/elevator tower over a 28,822 sf covered Parking Garage which was built into a hillside.

Design-Build Vehicle Barrier System

This design-build project consisted of design, fabrication, and installation of two miles of modified Normandy barriers. The barrier system provides a continuous passive barrier system to prevent or delay threat vehicles. Major work elements consisted of placement of concrete foundations, fabrication of significant structural steel members, and a substantial volume of field welding.

This project is an Associated General Contractors of WA (AGC) 2014 “Build Washington” award winner for Construction Excellence.