Tool Gauge Expansion

The Tool Gauge Expansion project involved a 2 phase approach to allow their existing facility to remain fully operational while we built the new plastics building. Phase 1 was a 62,000 square foot single story concrete tilt-up structure with manufacturing and warehouse functions. Phase 2 was a 17,000 square foot single story with partial 2nd floor mezzanine insulated metal wall panel building shell with office, manufacturing and paint booth areas.


Point Fosdick Antique Airplane Hangar Upgrades

This project involved modifications to an existing hangar at the Tacoma Narrows Airport. Scope included installation of new restroom facilities, mechanical/plumbing/electrical upgrades, new doors and hardware, polished concrete floors, insulation improvements, and new storefront systems.

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.

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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City of Orting Maintenance Facility

This design-build project consisted of a 13,320 SF facility for the City of Orting Maintenance Department to store maintenance equipment and control operations from one single location. The facility includes office and warehouse space, a kitchen and breakroom, vehicle wash area, dry storage, and a concrete patio outside the kitchen/break room.

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.

UW Bike Shelters

This project consists of design/engineering, fabrication, site prep, and installation of bike houses and racks at various sites across the UW campus, with the first three sites being UW Medical Center, Cascade Tower, and Skagit Lane. The shelters are fully enclosed stand-alone structures with card access, lighting, and security cameras. They provide housing for bike racks that hold approximately 63 bikes.

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.

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.

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.