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Announcing New CAMPS Health Trust

As Healthcare costs continue to soar, we are happy to announce a new program for Manufacturers in Washington! The Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) is an association focused on being a connecting point for manufacturing in our state. For 2017, they are rolling out their new CAMPS Health Trust for their members. This […]

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Food Recalls Increase in Q2 2016

When President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law almost 5 years ago, we knew it would take time for the FDA to begin enforcing this sweeping reform. The goal of FSMA is to shift the focus from responding to contamination, to preventing it. The impact felt by manufacturers includes increased scrutiny […]

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Oregon Supreme Court’s ruling in “Yeatts v. Polygon Northwest Co.”

Parker, Smith & Feek Subcontractor Injury

If you are a general contractor in the State of Washington, and a subcontractor’s employee has been injured at your jobsite, you can expect the injured worker to make a claim against your company. The worker’s exclusive remedy against his own employer is the benefits provided by the workers’ compensation system. Those benefits do not compensate […]

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Hanjin’s Insolvency: Potential Insurance Recoveries

Parker, Smith & Feek Insolvency

The recent bankruptcy by the Korean shipping giant Hanjin affects all businesses that depend on cargo shipments. Thousands of goods and containers are stranded in ports across the Asian rim due to this bankruptcy. The repercussions of Hanjin’s bankruptcy and its effect on business was expertly outlined by R. Isaak Hurst, Esq., of the International […]

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Congratulations to GLY Construction!

Congratulations to GLY Construction on winning the ENR Northwest Contractor of the Year award!

GLY Construction
ENR Northwest

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Congratulations to Touchstone!

Seattle area developer Touchstone is known for timing market cycles and a commitment to environmental sustainability. NAIOP, the industry’s trade association, honored them on Tuesday as National Developer of the Year. Touchstone was chosen from a large number of nominees from around the nation, and were selected to receive association’s highest honor. Congratulations on being the best commercial real estate developer in the nation!

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40th WSHA Leadership Conference

The 40th WSHA Leadership Conference has been under way since Sunday in beautifully sunny Chelan. PS&F and Hall Render co-sponsored a dinner Monday night for the attendees. Thanks for coming out!

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2016 PS&F Alaska Community Giving

TEAM ORANGE! Parker, Smith & Feek’s Anchorage office organized a fundraising Scavenger Hunt raising money for Children’s Lunchbox and the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation.

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New Web Presence for Clise Properties

Clise Properties has been a steward of Seattle’s community and buildings since the 19th century. Now, with a new, fresh, and intuitive web presence, they’ve successfully entered the 21st century with style. Take a moment to explore their gorgeously designed website and social media channels:
Website www.cliseproperties.com

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Happy Birthday to the Space Needle!

Happy birthday to a true member of Seattle Royalty, the Space Needle! This incredible structure has been standing for 54 years over the Seattle Center. We are extremely proud to have partnered with this iconic landmark since crews first broke ground for its construction. Here’s to many more years of bringing recognition and culture to the Seattle skyline!

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WSCAI Earth Day Clean Up

Every year, the WSCAI’s Outreach Committee honors Earth Day by soliciting nominations from member communities needing landscaping and sprucing up for spring. This year a group of volunteers spent Wednesday, April 20th cleaning the grounds of Silver Glen Cooperative, and PS&F was there to help! Our very own Nicholas King (pictured) took a morning shift, while Lisa Ford tackled some afternoon work. What a gorgeous day to spend outside giving back to the community!

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Congratulations to LMN Architects!

Join Parker, Smith & Feek in congratulating LMN Architects for winning the 2016 AIA Architecture Firm Award! This annual award is the highest honor that AIA can give an architecture firm, recognizing LMN’s continued dedication to producing distinguished designs for over ten years.

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