PSBJ Top 100 Workplaces in Washington

We are so excited to be ranked #19 (medium companies category) in this year's Puget Sound Business Journal Best Workplaces in Washington state list! This would not have been possible without all of our employee's responses to the survey as well as the work that everyone does here at Rafn. Thank you…

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Morrow Complete & Lease-Up Rates Soar

The Morrow Apartments is a new, ground-up, mixed-use, apartment building in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle. The Rafn Company constructed the building in 24 months, including a pause for COVID, and achieved substantial completion in the middle of July. Designed by Baylis Architects, the…

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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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ABC in Washington DC

Each year the Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington travel to Washington DC for a conference and board meeting. As the Board Chair of our Western Washington Chapter, I get the opportunity to represent our chapter at the conference. This year we discussed policies of the…

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National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week

I’ve been a board member of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation for a number of years. This past March was the first time I participated with the Trust’s annual delegation to Washington DC for National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week. This year and for the foreseeable future, it will be …

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