O’Brien News

The side of the 4-story North Haven building at sunset, covered with a colorful mural of two octopi, one blue and one red, swimming toward each other.

The North Haven

Visit https://www.oregoncoast.org/art-trail/ for your free Lincoln City Art Trail Digital Passport, which features this colorful mural at The North Haven, as well as other artful discoveries for both residents and visitors in this charming coastal community. Located adjacent to what is arguably billed as THE WORLD’S SHORTEST RIVER, our current project renovating The North Haven is […]
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Derek and Family in front of their house under construction

Employee Spotlight: Derek Salo

When Derek came here, he was first hired as a project engineer, and that was when we were doing the Nestucca K-8 School. He definitely showed a lot of talent and abilities to really take on more. When Lloyd left he became the project manager for the K-8, so he kind of came out of […]
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Fire engines and ambulance outside the Knappa Fire Station

We ♡ Oregon’s SRGP

Oregon’s Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Program (SRGP) is a competitive grant program that provides state funds for seismic rehabilitation of fire stations, police stations, K-12 schools, community colleges, hospital buildings and other public facilities. Here at O’Brien, we know that these often-unseen structural improvements pay public safety dividends by increasing building capabilities to resist earthquake forces […]
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The O'Brien Design+Build presentation panel at the 2023 Design-Build Conference & Expo

DBIA Conference 2023: Industry Insights

In the ever-changing Design-Build world, keeping up to date with industry trends, innovations, and best practices is crucial to our success. This year’s Design-Build Conference & Expo in National Harbor, Maryland, was an opportunity to share our knowledge and learn from others. Our team members Sarah Young and Alex Noble, joined by Sada Nagata of […]
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Employee Spotlight: Greg Perl

“First, Greg is the best superintendent I’ve had the opportunity to work with in my career this far.  Some supers can push a schedule but miss all the details, some pick up all the small things but can’t keep the project moving.  Few supers can effectively do both.  Greg is one of these few.  Second, […]
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