Multifamily projects come with its slew of unique needs and challenges. Often, clients are on the lookout for a general contractor that can work not only on a group of residential units but also on commercial spaces for mixed-use build-outs. This list showcases six of Bellevue’s most impressive and talented multifamily general contractors. These companies were chosen based on their fields of expertise, backgrounds, and countless accolades.
1721 132nd Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
Founded in 1978, Rafn provides its clients with a complete and comprehensive range of design and construction services. It has worked in and around some of the best districts throughout Bellevue and showcases expertise in a wide variety of architectural vernaculars. The firm commits itself to the highest standards and provides its clients with cost-effective solutions. The firm maintains affiliations with organizations like the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as well as the American Insitute of Architects (AIA) Seattle. Featured below is one of the firm’s most impressive projects.
Located in Seattle, this project was completed back in 2007. It was designed and constructed for Capitol Hill Housing and was completed in collaboration with the architects of GGLO. This mixed-use project contains 44 units of low-income apartments as well as 12,000 square feet of retail space.
919 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98164
Schuchart is a commercial general contractor that specializes in ground-up construction projects, which encompass tenant improvements and industrial spaces. Founder and leader George Schuchart first started his career as a carpenter’s apprentice. Since then, he has gained experience in every aspect of the entire process and ensures that each project the firm takes on receives the benefit of his experience. Prior to establishing Schuchart, he worked as the Director of Wright Schuchart, a large commercial and industrial contractor located in Seattle. Showcased below is one of the firm’s most impressive projects.
Located in Seattle, this photo showcases the firm’s work on 325 Westlake. It spans around 16,355 square feet and was completed within a 48-week timeframe. The front portion of the structure was converted into an art studio and open gallery space, and a new ﬁve-story structure was added in the back to house mixed-use space.
800 Maynard Ave. South Suite #101, Seattle, WA 98134
JTM Construction has been in business since 2005 and works all across Seattle and the area surrounding it. The firm is led by its founders and leaders, John Hayduk, Tom Titus, and Martin O’Leary. Together they offer the firm’s clients over a hundred years of combined industry experience. The firm is highly regarded for its innovative and unique solutions for each of its projects. It takes great pride in its large percentage of repeat clientele as well as the outstanding reviews it has received through the years. Featured below is one of the firm’s best projects.
Spanning over a million square feet, this project was completed in collaboration with the professionals of CollinsWoerman and DCI Engineer. It is a two-tower luxury condo, hotel, and retail space. Located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, the project consists of 223 condo units made with only the best high-end Italian materials.
5601 6th Ave. S. Suite #550, Seattle, WA 98108
With over seven decades of industry experience, Andersen Construction offers its clients a complete list of general contracting services. It is a family-owned practice that has had the opportunity to work in some of the most sought-after communities of Portland, Seattle, Boise, and Eugene. It also maintains affiliations with vital industry organizations like the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which assures clients of the sustainability and efficiency of its projects. Featured below is one of the firm’s most impressive multifamily spaces.
Labeled in its portfolio as “The Emerald,” this project sits on a quarter block on 2nd and Stewart in downtown Seattle. It contains 40 stories, in addition to five levels of below-grade parking and retail. Some of its other amenities include its fitness center, yoga studio, dog washing room, and outdoor terrace.
Venture General Contracting
1518 1st Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98134
Venture extends its services throughout Seattle and is a leading general contractor in the area. It utilizes an excellent and comprehensive design-build approach, which enables it to oversee everything from start to finish. The firm is also highly regarded for its preconstruction, consulting, and construction management services. The company is composed of over 150 employees and since its inception, has worked on over two million square feet of space in the Puget Sound area. Depicted below is one of the company’s most impressive projects.
Located in Seattle, this project spans 257,000 square feet and was completed in collaboration with Jackson Main. It is an eight-story structure with 398 units. It also has its own double-height parking arage that can contain up to 132 vehicles. The building is a mix of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units.
1910 Bickford Ave. Suite A, Snohomish, WA 98290
Corstone Contractors works out of its office in Snohomish and offers its clients a full range of general contracting services. It has had the opportunity to work all across the greater Seattle area. It offers commercial general contracting services for new construction, tenant improvements, and remodels. Its experience also encompasses retail, restaurant, veterinary, healthcare, and commercial projects throughout the Pacific Northwest region.
The chosen project above can be found in Bellevue and showcases the firm’s work for the Bridle Trails Apartments. The property originally housed 92 units and the firm was tasked with working on an 18-unit addition. Its team oversaw everything, including finish carpentry and supervision. It primarily patterned the project’s all-new cabana and pool facility to its prior layout.