Building permits, 2/4 to 2/25/2011

The following recent building permit activity includes permits for commercial projects valued at $10,000 or more.


414 W. Bakerview Road Suite 115, $40,000 for tenant improvement to remodel former music store into a church. Applicant and contractor: By the Bay Construction.

1185 E. Sunset Drive, $224,650 for tenant improvement to convert fast food restaurant into a Starbucks coffee shop. Applicant: GGLO.

1420 Iowa St., $150,000 for commercial renovation/change of use: convert 5,000-square-foot retail building to offices; create offices, new bathrooms, breakroom and cut new windows.

1790 Midway Lance, $25,000 to install pallet racking system in warehouse buidling. Tenant: Redden Marine Supply.

2901 Squalicum Parkway Building CN, $1,100,000 for freestanding, two-story addition to hospital between Support Services Building and Central Building. Applicant: RMC Architects.

356 36th St., $140,000 for tenant improvement to convert former restaurant/bar space and adjacent breezeway into retail store. Tenant: Ace Hardware. Applicant: AVT Consulting LLC.

4152 Meridian St. Suite 207, $25,000 for tenant improvement to frame in new walls and add glass panels in existing walls. Tenant: Sylvan Learning Center. Applicant: Carl’s Construction.

100 E. Pine St., $622,726 for commercial renovation/alterations: replace failing foundation system and construct new first floor with new layout. Tenant: Neilsen Brothers office building. Applicant: Carpenter Architects.

810 Halleck St., $14,000,000 for phase three of Whatcom Middle School replacement: install all non-structural components and mechanical/electrical systems. Applicant: Dykeman Architects.

333 32nd St., $150,000 to convert offices into testing center on first floor.

EH Western Washington University, $80,000 for replacement of carpet and underlayment in corridors and selected rooms on multiple floors. Applicant: Arbour North.

RB Western Washington University, $4,000,000 for alterations and seismic upgrades to existing dormitory. Applicant: CNJA Architects.

226 36th St. $15,000 to install two signs. Tenant: Bank of the Pacific. Applicant: The Sign Post.


1 Bellis Fair Parkway Suite 208, $106,000 for tenant improvement to install fashion retail store in former bookstore space. Tenant and applicant: Vanity. Contractor: Treco Constructors Inc.

1008-1072 Lakeway Drive, $650,000 to remodel shopping center facade, replace grocery store entry, install canopies and decorative towers, and resurface parking lot. Contractor: Franklin Corp.

2020 Humboldt St., $55,000 for tenant improvement for building renovations to establish wholesale bakery. Tenant: Avenue Bread. Applicant: J&W Creation LLC.

108 W. Stuart Road, $25,000 to install demising wall and add second restroom in adjoining storage space to create new retail store. Tenant: Price Pro. Applicant and contractor: Keystone Construction.

722 N. State St., $300,000 to slightly enlarge building and convert it to a medical office. Tenant: Bellingham Bay Family Medicine. Contractor: Franklin Corp.

909 Squalicum Way Suite 104, $18,000 for tenant improvement to combine suites 104 and 121 to provide sales room, office, storage areas and repair shop for marine electric business.

1 Bellis Fair Parkway Suite 114, $236,198 for tenant improvement to existing retail space. Tenant: Children’s Place. Applicant: Permit Place. Contractor: Bergman Brothers.

1825 Cornwall Ave., $15,000 for tenant improvement to establish coffee/ice cream stand and barber shop area in existing retail store. Tenant and applicant: Mayberry Sporting Goods & Fountain.

3031 Orleans St. Suite 201, $10,000 for two wall-mounted signs. Tenant: Northside Dental Care. Applicant and contractor: The Sign Post.

128 E. Holly St., $52,700 to replace existing signage with four new signs. Tenant: Union Bank. Applicant and contractor: Arrow Sign Company.

1701 N. State St., $33,000 for exterior facade and signage additions. Applicant: The Sign Post.

1 Bellis Fair Parkway Suite 366, $20,000 for temporary occupancy of vacant space as retail store while tenant improvements are being done in space 612. Tenant: Bath & Body Works. Applicant and contractor: Pinnacle Construction.

525 N. State St., $325,000 for Armory stabilization phase 2: repair water damage, abate hazardous materials and install mold remediation equipment. Applicant: RMC Architects. Contractor: Colacurcio Brothers Inc.


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