Business View Magazine | September 2020

28 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2020 S winerton Mass Timber is a division of Swinerton, Inc., a commercial construction firm and one of the nation’s top general contractors. Their core markets in the United States include commercial office, retail, multi- family residential, hospitality, healthcare, education, energy, and the entertainment sectors. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Swinerton was founded in 1888 by Charles Lindgren who partnered with Lewis Hicks, a civil engineer who pioneered the innovation of steel-reinforced concrete in buildings. During the construction of the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, the Great Earthquake & Fire of 1906 occurred and one of the few buildings to survive was the Fairmont Hotel. Swinerton also built San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square, as well as one of the first green buildings in the nation, the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters in Federal Way, Washington. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Swinerton Mass Timber provides turnkey mass timber structures to the U.S. commercial construction market, working as a specialty trade partner for both Swinerton and other general contractors. AT A GLANCE SWINERTON MASS TIMBER WHAT: A division of Swinerton, Inc., a commercial construction firm WHERE: Portland, Oregon WEBSITE: Leading the way for mass timber rtonmass ber