Summit Construction restores The Waldron and Young Buildings: A Slice of Living History

Local developer Summit Construction restores landmark buildings. Bellingham, WA — The year was 1884, a time of transformation in the sleepy port town of Bellingham. Gold had been discovered in British Columbia, bringing thousands of adventurers, free spirits, and entrepreneurs to the area, which served as a main entry point to Canada’s Fraser River gold […]

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Summit Construction and Whatcom Museum for History & Art: Something Old, Something New

Innovative art space brings together Victorian architecture and 21st Century design. Bellingham, WA — Described as “a place of wonder in a wonderful place,” the Whatcom Museum for History & Art is a fascinating blend of technology and tradition. Its buildings reflect over 120 years of Bellingham history and innovation, and their revitalization provided a […]

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Summit Construction of Bellingham – Bellwether Gate Project

Overlooking our beautiful waterfront, the Bellwether Gate is an entry point to the best that Bellingham, WA has to offer. Summit Construction, was chosen to lead this project which focused on environmental cleanup and development of this historical shoreline area, first settled over 150 years ago. The Bellwether Gate is comprised of three separate projects: Bellwether […]

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Summit – Summit Construction – Fairhaven District

The Fairhaven District is the center of Old Bellingham, an area with a storied history and an eclectic, Victorian atmosphere. From coffee shops to charming boutiques, condominiums and office space, much of modern-day Fairhaven has been restored and revitalized by Summit Construction. This family-owned development firm has grown to be one of the leading building […]

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Summit Construction – The Waldron

In the glorious heart of Bellingham’s Fairhaven district stands the Waldron, one of the city’s most beloved buildings. Crumbling and facing demolition, the Waldron was saved, thanks in part to Summit Construction, Inc one of the leading building contractors in Whatcom County. The Waldron was built in 1891 at a cost of $33,000. Even then, […]

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Local Building Contractor Embraces Community Ties with Bellwether Gate

Mixed-Use Development Project:  Scenic waterfront location offers a historically inspired way to live, work, and play. March 20, 2012 – Bellingham, WA — Before the invention of the automobile, communities almost always developed as mixed-use environments. The concept of living, working, shopping and recreation within walking distance is a fundamental part of our existence as […]

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Summit Construction, Inc. Redesigns Community Bookstore Village Books

Amazon has some competition in this thriving Bellingham bookstore, designed by Summit Construction Bellingham, WA — Bloggers, marketers, and tech geeks have been predicting the end of traditional publishing and bookstore culture. But, that’s not the case for Fairhaven, Bellingham’s Village Books. Village Books is a community bookstore that even the Dead Poets Society would envy. […]

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Summit has donated $10,000 to effort

AMY HARDER – THE BELLINGHAM HERALD BELLINGHAM – A veterans memorial flagpole that toppled in a November 2005 windstorm will rise again in Fairhaven if enough donations are made. So far, $10,000 has been donated by Summit Construction to replace the wooden pole with more durable steel, said Stephanie Johnson, board member of the Old Fairhaven […]

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