Mortenson Construction Celebrates 30 Years in the Pacific Northwest

Oct 31, 2012, 14:39 ET from Mortenson Construction

SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortenson Construction is proud to celebrate its 30th year in business in the Pacific Northwest. The company's Seattle office, which opened in 1982, has completed more than 250 projects in the last three decades and is a leader in the construction of healthcare, higher education, hospitality, recreation, environmental, life sciences, historic renovations and data centers facilities.

"Throughout our years in Seattle and throughout the Pacific Northwest, we've worked hard to maintain a progressive and collaborative approach. Through this we've been fortunate to work with public and private leaders building notable facilities across the region," says Jim Yowan, vice president, Mortenson Construction. "Our growth and success is a direct result of the outstanding customers we work with, and our exceptional team members."

Mortenson provides innovative solutions for construction challenges by identifying ways to improve the building process, increase efficiency, and streamline workflows. Every project features state-of-the-art advancements—from the use of virtual design and construction, world class safety programs and a customer centric approach.

"We treat every relationship as a partnership," says Yowan. "Our goal is to make sure our customers, design partners, subcontractors, and team members have a better building experience. We're proud to have served the Northwest for 30 years and look forward to many more to come."

Mortenson's Seattle office, of over 200 employees, maintains a culture of continuous improvement.  This commitment drives employee training programs and facilitates the company's breadth of experience with projects across industries.

Mortenson's notable projects include: Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett-Cymbaluk Medical Tower; the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center; Group Health Medical Center; Microsoft West Campus Development; ShoWare Center; Tulalip Casino and Tulalip Hotel and Conference Center; University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building; University of Washington Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering; the Washington State Legislative Building Historic Rehabilitation; Cheney Stadium, Nakamura Federal Courthouse renovation; and Fairview Research Center.

About Mortenson Construction
Founded in 1954, Mortenson Construction is a U.S.-based, privately-held construction company. As one of the nation's top builders, Mortenson provides a complete range of services, including planning, program management, preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, and development.

Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, and Seattle with international operations in Canada and China. For more information, visit

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