Taking Stock

With shortages on the horizon, it is important to have a couple months of food stuffs on hand.  If the run on toilet paper in Spring of 2020 is any indication of public behavior, you may want to get your hands on frozen items and canned goods to weather the next several months.  Fortunately, fruits…

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Leadership Class

Leadership Training

October 13, 2021 Traci Tenhulzen was invited by Shannon Affholter to be a guest speaker at the University of Washington campus. Over 20 students ages 20-34 gave a standing ovation to Traci’s 30 minute verbal presentation on leadership. Drawing on her years of experience in student council, team sports and business ownership, Traci spoke to…

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PWB Panelist

October 7, 2021 Traci Tenhulzen was asked to speak as a panelist for the Professional Women In Building Council at the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties (MBA-KS). Introduced as the 2nd VP, she will be President of the MBA-KS in 2023, she answered questions about leadership in the building industry and offered…

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Getting Back To Work

Starting with the first reported local COVID-19 case in January, our region has experienced unprecedented shut-downs of business activity. As the science and health communities continue to stress the importance of limiting the spread of this virus, government agencies are beginning the process of opening up lower risk private sector industries. The residential construction industry…

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Neighborhood Values

April 2018 Location, location, location. That’s the Real Estate mantra – and there’s a lot of truth to it. Where we choose to live says a lot about us. How we choose to live, defines our connectedness to those around us. It’s in our nature to live in proximity to one another. Ancient clans were…

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Heroes Among Us

December 2017 The last half of 2017 has put insurance companies on their heels. According to an October 10, 2017 article in the Insurance Journal, 22 companies reported a total of $12.8 billion in losses following three hurricanes, a major earthquake, and hundreds of forest fires. Thousands of people became heroes to their communities by…

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Full Circle Design/Build

October, 2017 In 2007, Martin and Beth Puryear requested a 2-story addition to their home. The goal of the project was to add an office and music room to the main floor with guest suite above. Through the course of design, it was imperative that the addition become a seamless extension of the structure while…

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