Celebrating Construction, Engineering, Architecture, and Landscaping Projects in our Region
By staying true to their core values since 1951, Baker Construction & Development, Inc. has maintained a company culture that genuinely loves what they do, building environments for their customers’ success.
“We have fantastic customers and do everything possible to meet their construction needs and in return, they are our biggest advocates.”
– Barry Baker, President & CEO
Whether the project is for a Fortune 500 company, the Federal Government or a family-owned local business, Baker Construction ensures each client and each project receives the same commitment, attention to detail and level of service regardless of size or type.
Finishing touches are nearly complete for the new 81,330 sf concrete tilt-up and glass curtain wall, two-story office building for Comcast. Comcast announced last May that officials chose the Spokane area for one of three new customer-service centers. Occupancy is slated for summer 2016.
Owners Rita and John Santillanes are proud of this 16,000-square-foot building on the corner of Third Avenue and Division that has been hailed as an important development in downtown Spokane, being the first thing drivers see upon exiting the freeway. The plaza will have space for restaurants and retail shops.
Kendall Yards Medical Office Building
Work has begun on this three-story, modern design, medical office building on W. College, just north of the Kendall Yards Lofts II building.
Located on the north end of the district near the Spokane Regional Health District, the focus is on outpatient medical, dental, and other services. The structure consists of concrete slab on grade with a structural steel backbone, metal decks and a curtain wall glazing system. The design is keeping with much of the rest of the commercial district with concrete filled metal stairs, tube railing, a floating staircase and glass guardrail system.
As landscape architects, Stone Creek Land Design & Development blends client-driven objectives with artistry, flair, and originality; critically evaluating several design alternatives in their efforts to develop the prime solution. Safety, maintenance, resource conservation, cost, aesthetics, and vernacular context are all elements incorporated in the solution that best tells the clients’ story. Stone Creek design studio is active on several platforms including public and private projects such as the Whitworth University Music Facility Expansion, Opportunity Elementary School, Rooftop Terraces, and several luxury waterfront properties throughout the Inland Northwest.
Set for completion in 2017, the modernization and expansion of Opportunity Elementary School is being designed to improve student safety, as well as meet Central Valley School District’s current educational goals and objectives. In addition to a new gymnasium and additional classroom space, the project includes a total site redesign with new playground amenities and an educational resource conservation garden as part of the building’s central courtyard space.
Northwest Farm Credit Headquarters is renovating their new headquarters. Along with significant interior modifications, a new parking layout complements an enhanced building entry as well a branch entrance and employee plaza which supports adjacent conference space. Outdoor furniture, walkways, container plantings, a community garden, and perimeter fitness loop are all part of the landscape program. Construction completion is set for 2017.
As part of a major vertical building expansion, this rooftop space was designed to provide an upgraded patio environment for employees and business guests. The terrace’s panoramic views reach from Mt. Spokane to Downtown and the river. The space includes an elevated paver deck, rooftop container plantings, shade sails, LED lighting, overhead trellis, outdoor heaters, and ample furniture to facilitate intimate or group conversations. Renovations are set to be completed in the Spring of 2017.
Spokane based general contractor, Vandervert Construction, Inc. is building a $32 million luxury hotel in the highly desired area of Washington Square in downtown Bellevue. The six-story, 254 room Hilton Garden Inn will feature an upscale custom layout, state of the art technology, and contemporary finishes inside and out.
Vandervert was founded in 1975 on a commitment to quality workmanship, timely cost effective solutions and integrity. Through the years the company has grown, transformed, and expanded to meet the needs of an ever-changing market. Vandervert offers a full complement of general contracting, design-build, and construction management services to private clients throughout Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana.
Construction on the new Hilton Garden Inn – Bellevue is on schedule with the completion of the two-story underground parking garage and the concrete structure up to level two. Guest room framing, mechanical and electrical rough-in are currently underway. The hotel is scheduled for completion in January 2017.