Category Archives: Construction

How will commercial solar be affected by tariffs?

The following post is by Kyle Pennell, Content Manager at PowerScout. This week, the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and solar cells. Set to start at 30 percent, the tariffs will decline each year by five percent and … Continue reading

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What’s in store for the mall?

The Mall of the Future Will Have No Stores  After decades of building, designing, and studying, CallisonRTKL has blueprints for the malls of the future.  “What we know for sure is that the mall of the future is not a … Continue reading

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The demo has begun for 2 AND U

The demolition has begun on ‘2 AND U‘ at 1201 2nd Avenue.  Developed by Skanska USA Commercial Development and designed by Pickard Chilton Architects, 2 AND U will occupy most of the block between First and Second avenues and University … Continue reading

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The new IKEA is home to Washington’s largest solar project

Home furnishings retailer IKEA unveiled what it calls the largest solar rooftop array in the state at its store under construction in Renton.  The new IKEA store is now outfitted with 3,268 solar panels.   Check out this video by … Continue reading

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What are they building down there?

You may not be able to hear the rumbling from the street, but Bertha is now tunneling through Zone 8.  As of December 15, she has traveled 6,646 of 9,270 feet and the tunnel is now 70% complete. Seattle Tunnel Partners … Continue reading

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