Inside Harrison Hospital’s Silverdale construction project

Rooms with a view: Future Harrison hospital embraces surroundings Tad Sooter, tad.sooter@kitsapsun.com The appeal of Harrison Medical Center’s Silverdale campus was obvious from the top of a construction crane looming 250 feet above the project site. Scanning the horizon from the gently-swaying apparatus Thursday, the Seattle skyline could be seen far to the east. A break in the clouds allowed a glimpse of Olympic peaks to the […] Read more »

Plan in hand, how will we grow?

John Powers for the KPBJ The Washington State Growth Management Act was enacted in 1990. Its primary purpose is to ensure that local governments, both county and municipal, effectively manage anticipated growth within their respective jurisdictions in terms of land use policies and regulations, as well as planning for critical transportation and public works infrastructure to support projected growth. To comply with the GMA, local […] Read more »

Harrison expansion in Silverdale to cost half-billion dollars

By Tad Sooter of the Kitsap Sun SILVERDALE — The parent company of Harrison Medical Center expects to spend more than a half-billion dollars expanding the hospital’s Silverdale campus. New details about the cost and phasing of the ongoing project were released this week as CHI Franciscan Health submitted a letter of intent to state regulators notifying them of plans to transfer beds from Harrison’s […] Read more »

Another big apartment sale in Silverdale

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business Blog, Puget Sound Blogs A run on apartment complexes has been one sign of Kitsap’s resurgent rental market. In Silverdale, two Los Angeles-based firms have spent a combined $167 million buying up large apartment complexes in the past year, according to assessor’s records. Most recently, an LLC affiliated with Benedict Canyon Equities bought the Silverdale Ridge Apartments for $20.05 million. Benedict Canyon’s portfolio now includes three complexes in the Ridgetop area. […] Read more »

KEDA has moved!

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance has a new home! Our new location is in the beautiful Cavalon Place II building in Silverdale. We are still working through the chaos of moving, downsizing, and organizing but hope to be up to full speed by the end of the week. Many thanks to our new landlord and board member, Chris Rieland, CEO of Pacific Northwest Title for transforming our space […] Read more »

Surge in housing permits covers all of Kitsap

The KPBJ Home builders have returned to Kitsap in a big way. The number of permits issued for single-family residences across the county increased 42 percent in 2015, according to numbers reported by planning departments. Here’s a look at some notable developments around the county: BAINBRIDGE ISLAND The city issued nearly 100 permits for single-family homes in 2015, and projects were scattered across all parts […] Read more »

Biz Opps in Kitsap

Gleaning from the lists received in our office, here are a few opportunities to check out: Roofing Repair and Alteration Construction IDIQ Regional Ship Maintenance, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor — this is a setaside for SDVOSB PRESOLICITATION: Drydock 6 Modernization and Utility Site Improvements – NBK Kitsap Bremerton Current Kitsap County opportunities include Silverdale Community Center Demolition Stormwater Grant Consultant Silverdale Community Center Hazardous Material […] Read more »

Library buys land for new Silverdale branch

 Rachel Anne Seymour, The Kitsap Sun   SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Regional Library now owns the land for its new Silverdale branch on Bucklin Hill Road along the Clear Creek Trail. The library finalized the purchase of the 1.4-acre site at Bucklin Hill Road and Blaine Avenue on Wednesday, just before Thanksgiving Day, thanks to two large donations. The First Federal Community Foundation donated $100,000, […] Read more »

Silverdale Harrison project aiming for 2019 opening

CHRIS TUCKER,  Central Kitsap Reporter Editor  KITSAP – Harrison Medical Center provided a preview of what its expanded Silverdale campus might look like, and also indicated its plans for a downtown Bremerton campus, during a presentation to the Central Kitsap Community Council Nov. 19. Jim Alvarez, executive director, support services for Harrison Medical Center, said Harrison was finished with the “concept” design, which called for […] Read more »

$38M apartment transaction tops recent commercial sales

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business Blog, Kitsap Sum A Los Angeles corporation bought two Silverdale apartment complexes in September for a combined $69.5 million. Those transactions topped the list of commercial sales in Kitsap County in for August and September (you can see my July roundup here). A total of 35 commercial parcels sold in August for a combined $10.23 million, according to county assessor’s records. In […] Read more »