Students go hands-on at 2014 Construction Career Day

Hundreds of students from area high schools once again converged on Seattles Magnuson Park on October 9 to get up-close and personal and even hands-on with a wide range of construction trades. Students tried their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick survey map reading and running a ...
Posted on: 10/13/2014

AGC Retro celebrates award winners and whopping refund

See AGC Retro Top Performers here! Congratulations to them all! In events held around the state AGC Retro members recently celebrated top refund performance and lower experience modification rates (EMRs) achieved through their shared commitment to safety and to accommodating injured workers with...
Posted on: 06/23/2014

AGC Seattle offices complete move

AGC of Washingtons Seattle headquarters completed the move of its offices on June 10 vacating the previous space that it held for more than thirty years. It wasnt a long move however; staff are now located on the west side of the same third floor in the same Westlake Avenue (AGC) building instead...
Posted on: 06/10/2014

Lydig, Centennial take home 2014 Build Washington Grand Awards

A packed house at Bellevue’s Hyatt Regency saw Lydig Construction and Centennial Contractors Enterprises take home Grand Awards for Construction and Safety respectively at the 2014 Build Washington Awards on May 15. Dave Ross of KIRO radio was the evenings master of ceremonies. Lydig Constructio...
Posted on: 05/23/2014

Surge in AGC membership applications

AGC of Washington has seen a significant increase in membership applications in recent months as area businesses look to reinforce their bottom line. For 2013 as a whole new-member applications grew by about 14 percent over typical years. 2014 however is off to an even busier start with the chapt...
Posted on: 02/17/2014

AGC Elects 2014 Officers and Board Members

AGC of Washington elected a new group of officers at its 2014 annual convention held Jan. 24 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle. The association welcomed Joe Simmons Joseph S. Simmons Construction as president; Gary Smith Lease Crutcher Lewis as first vice president; Mark Seaman Abbott Construc...
Posted on: 01/31/2014

Loren Pease named AGC's 2014 Contractor of the Year

Loren Pease of Pease Construction in Lakewood was presented with the AGC of Washington’s 2014 Contractor of the Year award at the AGC’s annual convention held on Jan. 24 at Seattle’s Four Seasons Hotel. Additional annual awards were announced including Subcontractor of the Year presented to Ken D...
Posted on: 01/31/2014

Brett Ferullo to Chair AGC's BUILD PAC

Brett Ferullo Northwest Construction was once again elected Chair of the Senior Council for AGC’s BUILD PAC with Dan Absher Absher Construction elected Vice Chair.“One of our immediate goals is to increase contributions to AGC’s BUILD PAC through the dues-renewal process that is underway right no...
Posted on: 11/18/2013

AGC of Washington Welcomes New Customer-Service Associate

She may well be the first voice you hear when you call or the first face you see when you visit AGCs office in Seattle. Either way were happy to welcome Jenna Shames to the AGC of Washington staff as our new Customer-Service Associate. Jennas a Seattle native but shows very little sign of rust an...
Posted on: 10/07/2013

2013 Construction Career Day Wows the Crowd

Over 900 students from 23 King County-area high schools attended the 2013 Construction Career Day event held at Magnuson Park in northeast Seattle on Oct. 2 and 3. This marked the event’s sixth year again with major support from AGC of Washington the AGC of Washington Education Foundation and Was...
Posted on: 10/07/2013

Sixteen Scholarship Recipients Announced

A number of Washington State college students have been awarded AGC Education Foundation scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. Six are from CWU seven are from UW and three are from WSU. Read more about the award winners all supported by generous AGC Education Foundation donors.
Posted on: 09/25/2013

Welcome, New Members!

The following firms have been approved as AGC of Washington members. Welcome all! Western Forest Products Inc. IMAGINiT Technologies American Pump and Electric Systems West LLC Accrete Construction LLC All Valley Sheet Metal Inc. MacDonald Miller Facility Solutions Salinas Construction...
Posted on: 09/25/2013

AGC Elects New Officers and Board Members

At its Jan. 25 annual meeting AGC of Washington elected its 2013 slate of officers and board members. The officers are: Butch Brooks President Butch Brooks is the owner of Brooks Construction Management which specializes in construction management services preconstruction and value engineeri...
Posted on: 01/30/2013

Southern District Food Bank Efforts

As the 2012 Christmas Season approaches it is time again to count our many blessings. This year has brought even more change to the world we live in. Unfortunately one of the biggest changes is the increase of families in our local community that need help providing food and gifts for children d...
Posted on: 11/26/2012

2013 AGC Membership Directory Ad Sales Begin on October 1

Sometime within the first week of October our publisher (and AGC member) Performance Publishing will be giving you a call regarding the opportunities available to your company to place an advertisement in the AGC Membership Directories (print and online). There are many prices available for you ...
Posted on: 10/01/2012

Improvements Keep AGC Building Almost Full

Under the direction of the Property Committee chaired by Gary Smith of Lease Crutcher Lewis AGCs iconic building continues to be improved and maintained as Class A office space with an enviable -- and practically unheard of -- vacancy rate of nearly zero! The adjoining marina also owned by the as...
Posted on: 05/22/2012

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Marsh Inc. (Management consulting project risk management dispute resolution services provider of technical and management consulting to engineering industrial commercial construction.); Siemens Industry Inc. (HVAC fire and security.); Realm ...
Posted on: 04/13/2011

President's Message: Funding the Future of Transportation

By Pat McGarry President AGC of Washington (Editor’s note: The following is a reprint of an article recently published in the Puget Sound Business Journal.) A nickel just isn’t what it used to be. And that’s a major reason why the state is in a transportation funding bind. In 2003 Washington...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: All Covered Inc. (information technology services); NRC Environmental Services Inc (24-hour emergency response industrial cleaning remediation operations marine services and waste management); Triad Machinery (machinery sales); Cedar Recyclin...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

Iowa Contractor Becomes First Woman to Lead AGC of America

Kristine Young AGC of America President Kristine Young the chief executive officer of Des Moines Iowa-based Miller the Driller became the first woman to lead the U.S. construction industry. Young who was sworn in as president of the Associated General Contractors of America at the national co...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Cleanscapes Inc. (waste collection and recycling); Woodworth Capital Inc. (investments and financial advising); DBM Contractors Inc. (65 year design/build specialty geotechnical contractor with design and construction capabilities in earth re...
Posted on: 03/01/2011

AGC Elects New Officers and Board Members

At its Jan. 28 annual meeting AGC of Washington elected its 2011 slate of officers and board members. The officers are: Pat McGarry President Pat McGarry is Vice President for Manson Construction Co. He started at Manson in 1968 working aboard the company’s tugs and crane barg...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

This is Not a Drill: Be on Alert for Misleading Fax

Previously we reported that companies around the country were receiving a fax from “American” General Contractors looking deceptively like a real AGC (Associated General Contractors) application. Now several AGC of Washington members have reported receiving it. Take note! Click fake fax to see...
Posted on: 01/19/2011

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Greylock Consulting LLC (WBE/DBE environmental consulting firm providing soil sediment and storm water sampling water quality monitoring and permitting support. Licensed geologists and hydrogeologists); Marine Resources Group (marine transpor...
Posted on: 01/19/2011

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Gordon & Rees LLP (legal services); Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (financial planning); Flatiron West Inc. (heavy highway). Please also note these company name changes: John Korsmo Construction Inc. is now known as Korsmo Construction Inc.;...
Posted on: 01/04/2011