The Walsh Group receives honors at the 2022 AGC Build Washington Awards
SEATTLE, WA - The Walsh Group was recognized with a pair of honors at the 2022 Build Washington Awards, hosted by the Association of General Contractors of America (AGC).
The Walsh Group was awarded special distinction, receiving the AGC/Moss Adams Community Service Award, and the company was also recognized with a Construction Excellence Award in the Public Building ($20M - $50M) Category for its work on the Bates Technical Center for Allied Health Education.
AGC/Moss Adams Community Service Award:
The Walsh Group Seattle office consistently gives back to local nonprofits, whether it is through monetary donations, accumulating 350 volunteer hours in 2021 or donating a variety of goods. In 2021, Walsh worked with multiple community organizations, including collecting donations for the University District Food Bank, multiple volunteer events with Rebuilding Together South Sound and Habitat for Humanity, raising over $17,000 for Food Lifeline, donating over 260 toys to Toys for Tots, as well as showing support for Childhaven, King County Coalition of Homelessness and more.
Construction of Excellence Award - Bates Technical Center for Allied Health Education:
This progressive design-build project included classroom and lab spaces to replace the existing West Annex Building on the Bates Technical College downtown campus in Tacoma. The building is 65,500 square feet and contains a state-of-the-art sim lab, skills lab and STEM facilities. The goal of the building is to advance the use of simulation technology to enhance learning, provide a safe and effective way to train students, and develop a more qualified workforce in a number of allied health-science fields.