A tradition of excellence
From corporate offices to mixed-use developments and entertainment spaces, we have the expertise to tackle the complexities of commercial projects of all shapes and sizes. Through collaboration, innovative processes and a superior safety record, our teams help meet project goals on-time and within budget.
Collaboration is key
Commercial construction isn’t just about building new spaces; today’s facilities require the flexibility to accommodate changing technology and the foresight to operate efficiently. UMC offers in-house services to meet the entire project life-cycle.
- Design-build Mechanical
- Facility Services
- Life-cycle Cost Analysis
- Building Automation + Data Analytics
- Reality Capture
- Clean Buildings Standard Services
- Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems (FARS) Services
- Continuous Commissioning Services
- District Energy
- Building Energy Modeling
Systems that work for you
In today’s fast-paced society, facilities require speed and flexibility in project management without sacrificing quality. When businesses need new systems and spaces, they need it quickly, on budget, and with minimal disruption to operations. UMC stays at the forefront of new technologies and best practices to be able to easily pivot to the needs of the client and the project.
One stop solutions for retail, office and residential.
Developing effective solutions on time and on budget.
Functional spaces that align with your business needs.
Small-scale projects without comprising quality.
Venues that inspire future generations.
Spaces that require flawless operations, 24/7.
Comfortable living with thoughtful planning to maximize space.
Dedicated task team that focuses on bolstering communities.
Contaminant-free environment within exiting facilities,
Supporting casinos, community centers, medical and schools.
Portfolio | 450 Alaskan Way
A new space in a historical neighborhood
The historic landmark of tomorrow: 450 Alaskan Way was constructed in 2017 to fit effortlessly in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square.
Portfolio | SSA Marine Building Controls Upgrades
Seas the day
As SSA Marine connects the world through its vast shipping business, UMC connected their Seattle facility to increased efficiencies, occupant comfort, and significant cost savings through a new Wi-Fi/Bluetooth integrated building automation and control systems with $30,000+ in utility savings over the first year. The result—an on-going, happy client bringing on more UMC services that promote efficiency and environmental conservation.
Portfolio | 303 Battery
Slated to be the world’s only Net Zero high-rise apartment building, Sustainable Living Innovations’ 303 Battery project will be Seattle’s greenest apartment building.
Portfolio | History Project: AT&T Gateway Tower
At its completion, the now-dubbed Seattle Municipal Tower was called AT&T Gateway Tower. It has also held the name KeyBank Tower in its history.
Portfolio | Seattle Spheres
Bringing nature indoors
UMC designed and built mechanical systems for a glass-enclosed urban environment that houses more than 40,000 exotic plants and offers a direct link to nature for employees and community members.
Portfolio | Woodland Park Zoo Gorilla Night House
Nothing’s worse than a sweaty ape
UMC replaced the heating and air handling system inside the gorilla night house building at the zoo.
Portfolio | 400 Fairview
Where connection and creativity collide
UMC designed and built mechanical systems and worked on several tenant improvements for a sustainable urban oasis in the form of a multi-use destination that inspires social connection at work and at play.
Portfolio | History Project: Columbia Center
Ground up innovation
UMC built the tallest skyscraper in Seattle using first-of-its-kind prefabrication techniques.
Portfolio | Amazon Day 1 and Doppler Buildings
UMC helped build a center of energy, connectivity and excellence that utilizes the best in sustainable systems, energy innovation and lean construction processes.
Portfolio | Arctic Club Cooling Tower Replacement
UMC partnered with two crane companies and the Arctic Club to replace an outdated cooling tower with zero guest interruptions.
Portfolio | The Edgewater Hotel
UMC helped the Edgewater Hotel meet City of Seattle’s mandatory Building Tune-up requirement.
Portfolio | Onni 1120 Denny Way
Energizing premier urban living
UMC is helping bring Onni’s vision of balancing a new style of urban living and a District Energy development to life.