LuLu's Tusk Now on Display at the Burke

After an 8.5-foot long Columbian mammoth tusk was discovered at the bottom of the excavation for our AMLI South Lake Union 2 Apartments building, it has has been on quite an adventure. First, there were 2 days of careful excavation, then transportation to the Burke Museum at the University of…

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Spotlight : Mercy Housing - 10th Annual Power of Home Breakfast

It was a pleasure getting to join our table for the 10th Annual Mercy Power of Home breakfast today. Thanks to Rafn’s Jamie Creek for captaining the table. While I enjoyed Bill Rumpf’s Top Ten, the resident Garson’s story connecting education and stable housing and Faith Pettis’ share about the Opportu…

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Spotlight : CREW Luncheon - Women of Influence

This was my first opportunity to attend CREW’s annual Women of Influence event and I will certainly plan to keep it on my calendar. While not a CREW member, I enjoy two or three lunches a year and always take away some nuggets. This session over-delivered. I was impressed with Cori Palmer’s (Mo…

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The Lean Methodology of Project Scheduling

Lean scheduling is a way to combat delays and “firefighting” with careful, collaborative planning that ultimately increases efficiency and reduces waste. Delays and “firefighting” may seem like a typical part of the construction process – but it doesn’t have to be that way. PLAN A key difference between Lea…

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Spotlight : Denise Louie Education Center

Rafn is excited to be able to support the Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC) and their mission to provide multicultural early learning and family support services to Seattle’s low-income, immigrant and refugee communities. As part of our current project, the Mercy Magnuson Place, we are also b…

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