O’Brien News

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Lets Celebrate our Apprentices

We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone: Andrew Adams and James Callister have earned the first nationally portable credentials for the NCCER Core from Tillamook Bay Community College. TBCC went to great lengths to help us refine and relaunch the OCJATC’s program as a Related Training Provider. They procured certifications, obtained grants, partnered with […]
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Multi-family apartment building under construction, with mural of an octopus and a squid on one face of the building.

Reinventing Spaces: The Transformation of Hotels and Motels into New Uses

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards repurposing hotels and motels into innovative spaces, breathing new life into these properties and revitalizing communities. According to a study from RentCafe.com, hotels made up almost a third of commercial space conversions into housing in 2022 and they are the fastest-growing segment of adaptive reuse […]
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Calling all outdoor enthusiasts!

Located along the banks of Tillamook Bay along scenic Highway 101 in Garibaldi, Oregon, Old Mill RV Resort is smack dab in the center of the best fishing, crabbing, kayaking, and mountain-biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. With its mission to elevate the campground experience, Roam America recently embarked on a visionary renovation of this […]
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Restoration Through Repurposing

Mackenzie Inc. and O’Brien are teaming up to tackle a big Design-Build housing project in Newport for Oregon State University (OSU). This new 77-unit building provides homes for students and professionals connected to the Hatfield Marine Science Center and helps to ease Newport’s housing crunch while expanding OSU’s coastal campus facilities. Situated conveniently close to […]
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Employee Spotlight: Alex Mallett

Alex Mallet stood out to me from the moment I joined the O’Brien team in spring of 2023. Amidst transitions within the Marketing Team, Alex impressively stretched his skills to produce proposals and marketing materials. It became evident that Alex embodies O’Brien’s core values of Trust, Collaboration, and Innovation. Getting to know Alex revealed his […]
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Hidden Gems: four gem outlines with Pacific Northwest nature photos behind them

Nature’s Hidden Gems

With five offices throughout Oregon, opportunities abound for O’Brien’s team members to get outside and enjoy all that the region has to offer for recreational activities. To celebrate Earth Month, we asked a team member from each region in which we have offices to share their personal “hidden gem” so that others can discover and […]
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