Since 1982, Mortenson Seattle has built over 200 projects in the Pacific Northwest and - with over $300 million in annual revenue - we are one of the leading builders in our marketplace. We bring value to our customers by providing innovative solutions to their facilities’ needs and treating every relationship as a partnership. The three attributes of the Mortensen Experience – ingenuity, expertise and exceptional people – are incorporated into every project we undertake to ensure a better building experience for our customers, design partners, and our team members.
By continually looking for solutions to improve the building process, increase efficiency, and streamline workflows, we have become leaders in providing innovative solutions for construction challenges. We apply state-of-the art advancements to all of our projects including Building Information Technology (BIM), winning us the 2007 AIA BIM Award for our work on the University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building. We also integrate the use of Kaizen principals to eliminate waste and inefficiency in our processes, delivering exceptional quality, value, and schedule performance for every customer we work with.
We strive to become experts not only in our business, but also in our customer’s business. By understanding what is important to them, we can provide tailored services for every aspect of a project’s lifespan. Our culture of continuous improvement drives our training programs for our team members and has positioned our office as a leader in the businesses of our selected markets -healthcare, higher education, life sciences, hospitality, data centers, historic renovation, and sports and recreation.
Our culture of trust, teamwork, responsibility, safety, service, and stewardship are reinforced by our more than 300 team members every day. Mortenson’s Seattle office offers an invigorating, problem-solving, creative environment that benefits our teaming partners and internal team members alike. In fact, we have been recognized by Washington CEO Magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal as a best company to work for in Washington State two years running.
Primary Markets: Healthcare • Higher Education • Municipal • Life Sciences • Sports & Recreation • Data Centers • Hospitality • Historic Renovation
Addit6ional Markets: Aviation • Civil/Infrastructure • Commercial Office • Cultural • K-12 Education • Electronics and Semiconductor • Government, City/State/Federal • Green/Sustainable • Justice Center • Library • Mix-Use/Entertainment • Retail • Parking Structures • Public Assembly • Research/Laboratory • Water & Wastewater
Mortenson has received many local and national awards. Our most recent recognitions for excellence include:
AIA Technology/BIM Award – University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building
AIA Institute/Honor Award – Washington State Legislative Building
Washington State AIA Council/Civic Design Honor Award for Master Planning – Snohomish County Campus Redevelopment Initiative
DBIA -- National Design-Build award for Public Buildings over $15 million – University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building
Northwest Construction Consumer Council – Distinguished Project - University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building
CMA of America, Pacific Northwest Chapter – Project Achievement for Outstanding Performance - Snohomish County Campus Redevelopment Initiative
Washington CEO Magazine - Best Companies to Work For (2007 & 2008)
Puget Sound Business Journal - Washington’s Best Workplaces (2006-2009)
Three Seattle-area projects were certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as LEED Gold
Vice President, General Manager
Jim sets the strategy and directs all facets of the Seattle office’s efforts including preconstruction, construction and business development activities, as well as P&L responsibilities. He is the vice president of the DBIA’s Northwest Region and a board member of Enterprise Seattle.
Why he chose Mortenson: “I believe that we will always do the right thing for the organization and all our team members”.
The many projects Jim has been involved with include the Providence Everett Medical Center Nursing Tower in Everett, WA; the Microsoft Block C, Building 96 & 97 facility in Redmond, WA; and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
Vice President of Group Operations
John’s duties include oversight and management of all project operations such as preconstruction and construction activities, estimating, scheduling, and subcontractor relationships.
The many projects which John has been involved with include the Elliott Grand Hyatt Seattle and Convention Center Expansion in Seattle, the University of Washington - Bothell/Cascadia Community College in Bothell, WA; and the Washington State Legislative Building Seismic Upgrade and Rehab in Olympia, WA.
General Manager, Healthcare
Michael’s duties include developing and leading the implementation of the office’s strategy to become the builder of choice for healthcare facility owners in the Seattle area. He has earned LEED AP accreditation, helps develop the company’s Career Learning and Development Program, and coaches T-ball in his free time.
Why he chose Mortenson: “We have the expertise to build the most complicated of projects”.
The many projects which Michael has been involved with include the Providence Everett Medical Center Nursing Tower in Everett, WA; the Group Health Medical Center in Bellevue, WA; and the Kaiser Medical Center Seismic Upgrade & Renovation project in San Francisco.
- Everett Community College Whitehorse Hall Everett, Washington
- Fairview Research Center Seattle, Washington
- Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center Tacoma, Washington
- Group Health Medical Center Bellevue, Washington
- Microsoft West Campus Development Redmond, Washington
- Providence Regional Cancer Center Everett, Washington
- Providence Everett Medical Center Tower Everett, Washington
- ShoWare Center Kent, Washington
- Tulalip Casino Marysville, Washington
- Tulalip Hotel and Conference Center Marysville, Washington
- University of Washington Benjamin D. Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building Seattle, Washington
- University of Washington Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering Seattle, Washington
- Washington State Legislative Building Historic Rehabilitation Seattle, Washington