Port of Camas-Washougal Receives Award for New Development
VBJ’s Top Projects Awards recognizes Steigerwald Commerce Center
Washougal, Wash. – July 30, 2013 – The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced that its Steigerwald Commerce Center has been recognized as a 2013 Top Project by the most comprehensive building trades award program in the region.
The Vancouver Business Journal’s Top Projects Awards and the Building Industry Association’s Building Excellence Awards, in conjunction with the Southwest Washington Contractors Association joined together at the July 24, 2013 awards ceremony to rate commercial, residential and public works projects in a variety of categories.
“We are extremely pleased to be ranked #6 in the top public works projects, and even prouder to be among the top four 2013 project finalists who received recognition for overall Building Excellence,” said Executive Director David Ripp. “In partnership with engineering firm MacKay Sposito, the Port’s goal is to master plan Steigerwald Commerce Center to create ‘pad ready’ sites to attract prospective tenants. We appreciate this award and the recognition that will benefit our marketing efforts.”
For additional information about the Port’s award and the other projects recognized, see the Vancouver Business Journal’s 2013 Top Projects & Building Excellence edition published July 26, 2013.
About the Port of Camas-Washougal:
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, guest docks and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Newly acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property connecting a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east of the marina. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site. More information is found at www.portcw.com