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Boathouse

Posted by on Jun 24th, 2016 in Featured | Comments Off

Boathouse

  Essex completed The Boathouse in 2016. This six-story apartment building is located by the river in the John’s Landing neighborhood in Portland. As you can see in the photo the design takes full advantage of the beautiful setting. This 175,960 square foot building is targeting LEED Gold. It includes enclosed parking for cars, boats and bicycles, a dog grooming station, great outdoor spaces, a fitness center and wine lockers to serve the residents in the 133 apartments.

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Trout Friendly Landscapes in Eugene

Posted by on Apr 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Long Tom Watershed Council is helping local businesses like ours to be better stewards of our stormwater. http://www.eugeneweekly.com/20160421/lead-story/creek-trout#.Vxp7PCzYjBo.twitter

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Essex featured in DJC

Posted by on Apr 22nd, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Check out the link below to learn more about our company and our current projects http://djcoregon.com/news/2016/04/21/builders-choice-essex-general-construction/

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Bold Steps pay off for Essex

Posted by on Apr 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Learn more about Essex and our commitment to the triple bottom line in this Blue Chip article. http://registerguard.com/rg/business/bluechip/34195249-62/bold-steps-pay-off-for-essex-construction.html.csp

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Construction Update from EUG

Posted by on Apr 22nd, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Great things are happening at the Eugene Airport. A $17 million expansion, bus service provided by LTD and new sustainability initiatives with the help of BRING. Click on the link below to learn...

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The Boathouse

Posted by on Mar 24th, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Check out Boathouse – the newest Essex apartment building, targeting LEED Gold in Portland. http://www.boathousepdx.com/  

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Essex wins the 2016 Bold Steps Award

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

It’s official. Mayor Kitty Piercy named Essex General Construction as the 2016 Bold Steps winner. The Bold Steps Award recognizes Eugene-based sustainable businesses, and represents a partnership between The City of Eugene, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy and BRING’s RE:think Business program. For the City of Eugene, sustainability means considering and balancing all three aspects of the triple bottom line – people, planet and prosperity – to address the community’s present needs without compromising future generations. The Bold Steps...

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Mayor Kitty Piercy announces the 2016 Bold Steps Finalists

Posted by on Dec 8th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Mayor Kitty Piercy announces the 2016 Bold Steps finalists at GreenLane December luncheon.

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2016 Bold Steps Finalist!

Posted by on Nov 24th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

It’s official. Essex is a finalist for the 2016 Bold Step Toward Sustainability Award. This is the second year in a row we’ve been honored by the City of Eugene for our sustainable practices.

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Fairfield Elementary School Almost Complete

Posted by on Nov 19th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Essex had the privilege of working with the Bethel School District as the General Contractor for the new Fairfield Elementary School. This video provides an update on how Bethel has used their bond funds to benefit their students and the community.

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