Renton offers a lot of shopping, dining, and recreation options for its residents and visitors to explore. You can visit Heritage Park, Riverview Park, or Cedar River Trail Park to see how much green space there is in Renton. There are also many shops in Renton. Only ten minutes by car from Southcenter, also known as the Supermall, Renton is a great place to live for people who like to shop on the weekends. Renton is a diverse area with many different cultures, foods, styles, art forms, and languages, just like Seattle and Bellevue. This makes Renton an excellent place for artists, students, and others who want to live in a place with a lot going on.

This article lists ten of the best commercial contractors working in Renton, Washington. This carefully curated list of impressive firms was created after we evaluated each firm’s skills, experience, expertise, knowledge, and projects.


Exxel Pacific

11820 Northup Way, Suite #300, Bellevue, WA 98005

Exxel Pacific was founded in 1989 and transitioned in 2017 to a 100% employee-owned company, offering a unique, all-around building and development experience. The depth of experience, knowledge, and expertise among their team members allow the firm to manage a great variety of projects and delivery methods, thus providing valuable, comprehensive preconstruction and construction services for its clients. With a focus on building long-term relationships, the firm has solidified a well-deserved reputation as an industry leader in commercial and multi-tenant residential construction grounded by a strong corporate culture and commitment to its long-held core values.

One of the firm’s most notable recent projects is the Offices at Southport in Renton, Washington. It was finished in collaboration with ZGF Architects. The project includes three 9-story towers consisting of 712,752 square feet of Class ‘A’ office space and 9,800 square feet of retail space set atop a 6-level, 664,277 square feet parking garage.


Andersen Construction

5601 6th Avenue S, Suite #550, Seattle, WA 98108

Andy Andersen founded Andersen Construction in 1950 as a general construction firm and started offering services from various offices throughout the Pacific Northwest. The firm is committed to being the “Builder of Choice” for its clients through its core values. It has remained dedicated to providing its client’s a smooth and seamless construction experience. Its impressive portfolio features building commercial, residential, and industrial projects that serve as a testament to the firm’s quality and professionalism. Its experience and expertise lie in the healthcare, multifamily housing, education, advanced technology, commercial offices, industrial, retail, parking, and hospitality sectors.

This two-building project in an urban area has parking, stores, and apartments. The 290,846-square-foot building has two levels of underground parking with 202 stalls, retail space on the ground floor, and five levels of apartments for more than one family. Both buildings have a 5-over-2 plan. 


Bayley Construction

8005 SE 28th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Bayley Construction is a well-known general contractor that has been offering a wide range of services in the industry since 1963. The firm has offices in Washington, Arizona, and California. The staff has years of experience and knowledge in the education, retail, entertainment, office, sports, and government sectors. Backed by over 180 employees, the firm is dedicated to tackling complex problems with experience, expertise, cost-efficient solutions, and creative design building solutions. The firm also has experience fixing old buildings, making them safer and putting them to new uses. The firm also builds new things through its comprehensive services. 

This two-floor, 22,500-square-foot building was remodeled with new mechanical systems, electrical distribution, telecommunications distribution, structural changes, the selective replacement of exterior glazing systems, new interior walls, casework, ceilings, floors, and paint. The project also included full bathroom remodels and underground parking.


Walsh Construction Co.

315 5th Ave South, Suite #600, Seattle, WA 98104

In 1961, brothers Tom and Bob Walsh founded Walsh Construction as a general contractor serving the Pacific Northwest with offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, and Washington. Since its inception, the firm has been focused on helping organizations that do important things for the community. The firm provides experience and expertise in delivering unique mixed-use, student and market-rate housing, healthcare, hospitality, and education projects. The firm is committed to building responsibly for a sustainable future and delivering high-performance, green buildings. Its expert designers and builders construct healthy, long-lasting, and very energy-efficient buildings.

Mercy Housing Northwest, Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, the City of Seattle, and the Seattle Seahawks worked together to build the affordable Gardner House Apartments. The affordable housing community, close to public transportation, has 95 one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments spread over 107,855 square feet. These apartments were given to homeless or low-income families through King County’s Entry for All program, which connects at-risk families to support services and housing resources. 


Foushée and Associates

3240 118th Avenue S.E., Bellevue, WA 98005

Foushée and Associates is a construction firm dedicated to providing its clients with a specialized and expert construction team committed to high value. Since its inception in 1977, the firm has solidified its well-deserved reputation through hard work, honesty, and focusing on new ideas. The firm offers its clients a full range of services, allowing it to deliver unique projects while staying on schedule and within budget. It is committed to exceeding the client’s expectations every time. 

When AutoNation bought BMW of Bellevue, it immediately became a top priority to find an iconic place for the dealership. Foushée’s knowledge of the auto business and its construction skills helped AutoNation’s leadership set goals. It turned this property into one of the largest BMW dealerships in the country after a complicated process. The firm’s ability to break down the project’s needs and develop cost-effective solutions was the key to making this project happen. 


Korsmo Construction

1940 E D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421

Korsmo Construction is a family-owned construction firm that started in 1948. Now run by the second generation of the family, the firm has continuously expanded and multiplied to become a well-known general contracting company that provides work all over western Washington. Today, Korsmo Construction is a business in downtown Tacoma, Washington, owned by just one person. Over the years, the firm has offered the same personal approach and professional connections to build long-lasting relationships with its clients. This level of dedication has resulted in helping its clients reach their goals. 

The Clearwater Steakhouse is a restaurant added to the Clearwater Casino Resort’s new 98-room hotel. On the second floor of the hotel, the Clearwater Steakhouse was built. It now includes a full oyster bar, a kitchen, and private dining rooms. There are great water views from the restaurant’s terraced seating and large windows. At night, the room is lit up by an exciting pattern of lights.


Lydig Construction

3180 139th Avenue SE, Suite #110, Bellevue, WA 98005

Since its inception in 1956, Lydig Construction has been in business with a long history of being fair, doing good work, and taking pride in a loyal and professional staff. Since then, the firm has been known as a respected commercial contractor. Its impressive portfolio showcases the firm’s quality and professionalism in managing many projects, including educational, retail, medical, detention, office, mission-critical, hospitality, industrial, and distribution facilities, as well as smaller projects like historical renovation, tenant improvement, capital improvement, and seismic upgrade work. With over 140 full-time office and field workers, the firm is dedicated to delivering the best possible outcomes to its clients. 

The Yard is a new amenity center at the Cascade Yard office park, which used to be called the Lincoln Executive Center. It is 3,700 square feet in size. The Yard is a separate building that is the sixth to be added to the office park, which was built on a 15-acre site in 1984. It has indoor and outdoor community space, a state-of-the-art fitness center with locker rooms, a high-end multi-purpose space for conferences and gatherings, and a café run by Walla Farms. 


Colvos Construction

711 Court C, Tacoma, WA, 98402

In 2016, Colvos Construction was founded by Devin Page and Anders Bjorn. They had already worked together in the construction industry for many years. Even though the firm has only been around for six years, it has an impressive portfolio that shows it can go above and beyond what clients expect. As a leader in the construction business, the firm ensures that every project is built on trust, respect, honesty, and good old-fashioned hard work. With a team of architects, engineers, consultants, and trade contractors, the firm guarantees that its clients get the best possible outcomes for their investment. 

Cuerno Bravo is the best steakhouse and cantina in Tacoma. It is also one of the firm’s notable projects. The firm managed a full build-out of the restaurant and kitchen and added a mezzanine landing. It also included a 1,500-gallon grease interceptor. As part of the improvements to the parking lot, dangerous materials left over from when Tacoma had newspaper print houses were cleaned up.


Mountain Construction

7457 S Madison Street, Tacoma, WA 98409

Founded in 1978, Mountain Construction’s initial focus was building pole barns. Since then, the firm has continuously expanded its expertise, starting out with building metal buildings and doing general contracting work. The firm’s commitment to hard work and quality has remained the same over the past few years, ensuring it delivers high-quality craftsmanship to every project. Backed by a team of expert subcontractors, suppliers, and local architects, the firm ensures a smooth, streamlined, and seamless construction experience for its clients. As a result, customers keep coming back and choosing Mountain Construction for more projects. 

The Washington State Auto Dealers Association wanted to build a new headquarters that felt modern and upscale, and one that belonged distinctively to the Pacific Northwest. They also wanted it to be beneficial and cost-effective for their members. Mountain Construction was chosen to lead this team-build project and finished it on time and within budget.


Wilcox Construction

234 5th Avenue, South Edmonds, WA 98020

Al Wilcox started Wilcox in 1963 with one goal—to make products that always go above and beyond what clients expect. Years later, the firm has remained dedicated to this goal of delivering exceptional projects that offer the best value on their investment. The firm has consistently provided high-quality performance, products, and services. It has also established an impressive portfolio that showcases its expertise in a wide range of projects, including restaurants, retail, auto, health and wellness, industrial, and shopping centers. 

Over the years, the firm has earned a lot of positive feedback and testimonials. One of the firm’s notable projects is the Heartwood Provisions, a comfortable, modern space with New American dishes and the cocktails that complement them. The stunning interior offers a warm and welcoming feel, perfect for dining out. 

Author

  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management