A River Runs Through It

OK, so it was only a creek, but any body of water running through the middle of a parking lot adds a dimension not usually considered in parking lot design. This year, SCJ Alliance’s landscape architecture team is involved in…

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Designing a Pathway from Pre-K to 8th

The morning bell rings at 8:10 for elementary students in Chehalis, Wash. The journey to get there may have been smooth, rainy, bumpy, sunny or all of the above. Maybe the school bus picked them up right on schedule and…

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Transforming Sites into Retail Attractions

Creativity may not be the first attribute that comes to mind when describing an engineer, but it takes a great deal when designing a retail site. SCJ’s approach of – Anticipate ~ Envision ~ Create – helps developers get the…

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Growth of WinCo Foods Provides Food for Thought

Winco Foods store in Sumner, WA WinCo Foods is one of our favorite clients…we have many! Employee owned, WinCo was recently cited as “a worthy competitor to Walmart and Costco” in an online ‘Business & Money’ article by Time.com. WinCo…

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Port Townsend Wins Economic Vitality Award

Congratulations Port Townsend Main Street Program (PTMSP)!!! Earlier this year they received the “Economic Vitality” award at Washington Main Street’s Excellence on Main Awards Ceremony. Adding to the unique charm of Port Townsend’s historic core are century-old tunnel areas under some…

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