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Northwest Line

Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee

Owner: NW Line JATC

Architect: CIDA, INC.

This project consists of two buildings; an 18,164 square foot commercial building and a 21,643 square foot training center; both are pre-engineered steel buildings. The commercial building will have space for 12 offices, a boardroom, and three classrooms, two of which can become one multipurpose room able to accommodate 330 people. The training center features three more classrooms, on-site tool storage, locker rooms, a mezzanine with four more offices, and a large training room with asphalt flooring and 48-foot ceilings to accommodate training poles. The center will give NW Line JTAC (a collaboration between NECA contractors and the IBEW) a place to provide quality training in the fields of Outside Line Construction and Powerline Clearance Tree Trimming for their members.

Professional Auto Transport

This project consists of a 10,200 square foot pre-engineered steel building incorporating a CMU block veneer wall and an Insulated Metal Panel system. The interior design of the building will be modern in style and includes 4,460 square foot office space with a fully finished mezzanine level. The shop area will house a 5-ton bridge crane system, a sky-jack lift system, and other hydraulic machinery used to service a growing fleet of automotive transport vehicles and equipment. The site will feature over 120,000 square feet of paved parking and staging areas, with entrance gates, a monument sign, perimeter fencing, and over 14,000 square feet of new landscaping that will incorporate storm swales to divert all surface water to a collection pond for natural filtration

Mercantile Design Lab

Owner: Confidential

Architect: Scott Edwards Architecture

JHC transformed an historic bow-trussed warehouse in NE Portland into a state-of-the-art R&D design and manufacturing studio for a renowned high-fashion international leather and textile manufacturer. Our team worked diligently to preserve the warehouse's unique character while adapting it to meet the demands of modern design and manufacturing. This transformation embodies our commitment to quality, sustainability, and the growth of our local (and global) communities.

Ramsey Building

Owner: Private Client

Architect: VLMK

Design-build of new 40,000 SF, concrete tilt-up shell building and tenant improvements. Building includes high-bay multi-use areas, offices, conference room, kitchen, and IT room. Scope also included site work and minimal finishing work inclusive of drywall and painting.

Durham Buildings

Owner: Mission Homes Northwest

Architect: David Bissett Architecture

R&L Carriers

The Durham Square Office Complex consisted of full site development and construction of a 10,000 Sq.-Ft. concrete tilt-up building and a 7,100 Sq.-Ft. wood-framed brick veneer retail building.

R&L Carriers is a family-owned global distribution, transportation, and freight shipping company with a fleet of 21,000 tractors and trailers. The R&L Carriers Portland Distribution Expansion consisted of the renovation of the existing 35,000 Sq.-Ft. logistics and distribution center along with the 26,625 Sq.-Ft. expansion of an existing transfer terminal complete with site and storm infrastructure upgrades.

Chin's Import / Export

Chin’s Import Export Co., Inc. distributes food products and paper and plastic products tailored to the foodservice industry from its warehouse in the Rivergate Industrial Park in North Portland. JHC built the 20,000 SF, concrete tilt-up building in 2006. The space is expansive enough to enable Chin’s to stock 2,000 SKU’s (dry, refrigerated, and frozen) in addition to office spaces.

Auto-Chlor Systems

Owner: Auto-Chlor System/EMJ Holdings, LLC.

Architect: Mackenzie Architects

Auto-Chlor System is a national leader in the production and installation of dishwashing, commercial laundry, housekeeping, hard service cleaning, and disinfecting machines. JHC has completed multiple projects for Auto-Chlor System ranging from our very first client to our most recent light-industrial building, the Ramsey Building.

  • 1981 - 1300 Sq.-Ft. commercial tenant improvement in an existing tilt-up building for Zep Manufacturing. This was the first-ever project completed by Joseph Hughes Construction.

  • 1991 - 52,000 Sq.-Ft. tilt-up Corporate Center on Airport Way, now owned by Danner Boots. (Pictured)

  • 1996 - 30,000 Sq.-Ft. tilt-up building for Auto-Chlor Systems off of Columbia boulevard.

  • 2015 - 5,000 Sq.Ft. two-story office tenant improvement. 10,000 Sq.-Ft. Warehouse and hazardous material storage and containment area. (Pictured)

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