• Project

    Tower 333

    Tower 333 is a 20-story high-rise tower in the central business district of Bellevue, built in 2008. It boasts a modern glass exterior wall and a half-acre outdoor plaza. The scope of this project includes tenant improvements building wide mechanical system upgrades including Air and Water Balance, Controls, and Plumbing. The HVAC work on this…


  • Project

    Samaritan Albany General Hospital

    We were called in to give a quote to replace an existing preheat/precool coil wall that had been non-operational for years. Once released for the project, our engineering team dug deep into the needs of the hospital and their system. Upon further review, there was no need for the wallInstead, the customer was able to use…


  • Post

    2020 Best Contractors to Work For

    Teamwork and training are this contractor’s recipe for success 2020 Best Contractors to Work For Award from Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News magazine covering residential and commercial contracting: One of the reasons why Gus Simonds likes the mechanical contracting industry so much is that there is no guaranteed recipe for success. As the president of MacDonald-Miller…


  • Post

    2020 NAIOP Night of the Stars

    NAIOP’s 2020 Project Awards: Each yearNAIOP’s Night of the Stars identifies outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who conceived of, took risks, sponsored, supported and made the projects happen. The awards aim to honor all who contributed to the successful commercial real estate market in this annual


  • Project

    T-Mobile Headquarters – Building 2

    Design Build and TI build out of 145,000 SF Office TI (All floors have ceilings Open to Structure) with 2 Floors of Amenity Spaces and Two Skybridges adjoining three buildings. Floors 1 & 2 consist of Amenities with a full commercial kitchen, Pub bar, Starbucks café, multiple Restaurant Kiosk, refurbished Air Stream trailer and outdoor…


  • Project

    Block 216

    Standing at 460 ft tall, Block 216 is a milestone 35 floor tower exhibiting 158,000 sf of office space and includes the Pacific Northwest’s first Ritz Carlton with 138 Ritz Carlton branded residences, and 11 floors of five-star hotel spaceAmenities span 4 floors and features a Ritz Carlton restaurant on the 20th floor along with a pool and jacuzzi on the 19th floor. It will be Portland’s 4th tallest building.  This is…


  • Post

    A recent project completed in a week that shows when a great team comes together everything and everyone delivers above the expectations and what was promised. – many more to come in 2021! Thank you all! Scott Gideon Rob Painter Sean Towe A large Biotech facility in Washington had a failure of one of their steam boilers. Initially


  • Post

    City of Auburn Partners with MacDonald-Miller

    City of Auburn Partners with MacDonald-Miller to Make Air Inside Buildings Safer During COVID-19 Pandemic Feature shared in Auburn Examiner: The city of Auburn has used the last few months, during the COVID-19 shutdown, to retrofit its buildings to make them safe for people to work and do business inside. The city has retrofitted 18…


  • Post

    Preparing to Meet the Clean Building Standard

    Washington Clean BuildingS Standard Washington Clean Buildings Bill established the state’s energy performance standard for commercial buildings 50,000 square feet and larger. In order to meet the standard, all building owners must benchmark their buildings using Energy Star Portfolio Manager and meet their Energy Use Intensity (EUI) target. According to the Washington State Department of Commerce,…


  • Post

    Empty building? Now is the time to upgrade your HVAC

    Empty building? Now is the time to upgrade your HVAC system for better air quality Op-Ed Featured in Daily Journal of Commerce by Gus Simonds: With COVID-19 surging again, I am hearing from landlords and commercial building owners who want to take the time during the latest shutdown to do all they can to prepare their…