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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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Uncommon Apartments, LEED Gold Pending

Posted by on Mar 3rd, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off

Uncommon Apartments, LEED Gold Pending

“Essex stepped up to the plate and delivered on tight deadlines while maintaining the budget. They know residential construction like the back of their hand and helped us deliver LEED certification above initial projections. The accounting department ran like clockwork and demonstrated great flexibility with our lender’s requirements. We are very happy with their work and won’t hesitate to use them again.” Matt Booma VP of Development | CA Ventures

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See the Progress at Fairfield Elementary School

Posted by on Jan 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Here’s a time-lapse video of the construction of the new Fairfield Elementary School for Bethel School District in Eugene. Fairfield Time Lapse 12.9.14 from Pat McGillivray on Vimeo.

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Essex Triple Bottom Line Commitment

Posted by on Jan 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Essex commitment to people, profit and planet spurs conversation among local industry leaders in CSI. “I was very impressed that Essex General Construction was nominated for and a finalist in the City of Eugene’s “Bold Steps” award for 2015. In the video, Jon Texter (CSI, LEED AP) mentions their adherance to the “Triple Bottom Line.” Click on the link to read more about the President of Willamette Valley Chapter of CSI, Steven Leuck’s article in the January 2015...

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Bold Step in Sustainability Award Finalist

Posted by on Nov 4th, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

It’s official – Essex General Construction is a finalist for the Mayor’s 2015 Bold Step in Sustainability Award. Check out our video!

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Eugene Airport Expansion

Posted by on Oct 22nd, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Essex begins construction on an expansion project for the Eugene Airport. The expansion will include nearly 13,000 square feet of new construction, increasing the airport to about 33,000 square feet overall. The project is being paid for with grants, passenger facility charges, and airport revenue. To find out more, here’s the story from KEZI.

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The Bigger Picture

Posted by on Aug 1st, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Sponsors, Inc. and Essex General Construction present: “The Bigger Picture,” featuring Tyler Haworth.  A First Friday ArtWalk Event and benefit for Sponsors, Inc.

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