King County Housing Authority

King County Housing Authority Elevator Renovations & Upgrades


The firm has assisted KCHA with programmatic elevator modernization for multiple buildings over the past decade. Services include project management, planning, surveys, cost estimates, design, permitting & AHJ coordination, scheduling, bidding assistance, and construction administration for the elevators and upgrade of all associated mechanical, electrical, architectural and structural elements.

Locations: Seventeen Locations throughout King County Washington

Seattle Housing Authority

Seattle Housing Authority

Seattle, WA

Maintenance Support

Contract support to SHA with regard to elevator drive failures at Green Lake Manor and surveyed the elevators at Bayview Tower with the objective to search out means to improve service reliability.

Senior Housing Evaluations:

Evaluated 23 passenger elevators in 23 Senior Housing buildings.

Beacon Tower Survey:

Surveyed the existing conditions, contracts with City of Seattle, DPD Elevator Section, and with equipment vendors, and written recommendations with estimate of costs. Prepared scope of work for Kone proposal, supported negotiations, and reviewed submittals and prepared responses to RFI's.

Seattle Housing Authority

Homeworks, Phase 1:

Elevator consulting services with regard to emergency power and emergency generator needs for the elevators in seven buildings.

Homeworks, Phase 2 & 3

Sub-consultant for pre-design, design and construction of the elevator renovations at Lake City House and Queen Anne Heights, and Ross Manor and West Town View.

King County Housing Authority

King County Housing Authority

Newporter Apartments Elevator Renovations - Bellevue, WA

Elevator and Mechanical Engineering design including: new power units, new controls, and new finishes. The existing elevator hoistways were modified to meet the IBC chapter 30 required ventilation.

Fairway Estates Condominiums

Elevator Renovations - Seattle, WA

Prepared a maintenance specification with the intent of receiving competitive bids for the maintenance of three existing hydraulic elevators from the early 1970s. The specification included extensive research into the obsolete parts that the future maintenance contractor will need to maintain and described how they are to deal with them.