What's been happening at Lakefront Blocks? Check out our progress! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ8UA
Artificial intelligence [AI] is creeping into construction career responsibilities slowly but surely. However, instead of fearing AI advancements, there's many more pros than cons to welcome onto the jobsite. Check out what GLY's Senior Project Engineer Adam Cisler has to say: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ8Bu
The results are in! Ten GLY employees took on the 2018 Bike Everywhere Challenge last month and as a team, accrued over 1700 miles! This is always a fun event to participate in every spring ... not only does it promote healthy living through daily exercise as well as reduced carbon footprint, but we love a good competition [competed against nearly 500 other teams across the state]. Special honors goes out to Bill DeJarlais who came in second place overall!
Thank you to Bike Works' Julie Harris, Donor Relationships Manager, and Jess Green, Development Manager, for the insider's tour of the Bike Works bike shop, repair facilities, classrooms, office space and coolest of all, the BikeMobile! In preparation for the upcoming Obliteride and Bike MS Deception Pass Classic, GLY's Erik Bedell, Ryan Weeger, Dave Gebert, Sam Rykken and Bill DeJarlais did a 35 mile ride on Weds, ending at Bike Works in Columbia City.
Bike Works has been a true model for sustainability in our region since 1996. From re-purposing over 5,000 bicycles per year to helping kids learn the power of hard work through their Earn-a-Bike program, the organization makes a difference for many people in our community. Learn more at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQTBO
A BIG congrats to GLY Safety Manager Mark Gauger on receiving the Brian Salsgiver Safety Professional of the Year award last night at the AGC 2018 Build Washington Awards ceremony! We're proud and honored to have you on the GLY team and appreciate everything you do to keep us safe.
The Seattle Tower Lobby + Fifth Floor Amenity Space melds the old and new in a creative, fun and tasteful way. Working within a nearly 100-year-old historic Seattle landmark had its share of challenges, surprises, and opportunities. Through productive teamwork, GLY and Grayscale Design Studio delivered a space that tenants can enjoy for years to come ... complete with numerous features that give a respectful nod to the past. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQKwM
This August and September, GLY cycling teams are participating in two signature bike ride events in support of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center [Obliteride] and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society [Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic. Because many of us have a personal connection to cancer and multiple sclerosis, we're riding proud and fierce to help raise funds for cures. To kick off our training efforts with some extra inspiration, we asked Principal Bill DeJarlais to share what cycling means to him. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQWT9
Some insight on WELL Building from Elena Velkov of Glumac. "Studies have shown that high-caliber indoor air — like that of the Haworth space and the Well standard — will effectively increase profits through increased productivity." http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQW7o
More fun facts on the new LCL700 Luffer at Block 21! Be sure to check out the action-packed drone video of the installation [produced by Fueled Industries] within the blog post.