Learn about Marpac’s upcoming construction project, subcontractor opportunities, and how to register and bid on projects.

About this Event

Marpac Construction is a minority-owned firm based in Seattle that understands the existing challenges for minorities and women in this industry, and made diversity an important focus and a core value. We encourage Small, Minority-, and Woman-Owned contractors to attend this meeting!

Project: Seattle Housing Authority Sawara


Sawara is a 114-unit apartment building consisting of studios, 1, 2, 3 and one 4-bedroom apartments. The building will include 3 community spaces, common areas of a library, large lobby, large courtyard, secure bicycle parking on level 2, and an adjacent community pocket park to the north. The building is participating in the Seattle Exemplary building guidelines for reduced energy usage for apartment units using all electric for domestic water heating and other building uses. The building will also incorporate additional insulation in exterior walls and at the roof levels including solar panels on the roof. With the building situated with a view to the west above the freeway it will be a focal point along the Yesler corridor.

  • Estimated Construction Start: 3rd Quarter, 2021
  • Bids Open: March 9, 2021
  • Requested Bids Due: April 12, 2021
  • Social Equity Goals: 21% Subcontractor Diversity; 15% Apprenticeship Participation; 10% Total Contract Value Section 3 Local New Hires

View Project Sheet for more information

Hosted by the MBDA-Tacoma Business Center






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