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Any given moment at Washington’s Chambers Creek Regional Park boasts visitors from all walks of life, and planners at the parks department and local consulting firm SCJ Alliance are working…
Educators have known for years that how classrooms are designed has a direct impact on student learning. According to a 2015 study published in the Building and Environment journal, altering…
Sep 16 | ThurstonTalk
The City of Chelan has hired SCJ Alliance to implement the wayfinding objective on the Chelan Downtown Master Plan. This is an objective meant to create more effective signage through…
Sep 8 | KPQ News
SCJ Alliance hired Aaron Knight as a project manager and George Hilen as a project engineer in the Gig Harbor office. They work in the transportation design group.  SCJ said the two engineers have worked…
Those who live or attend school in Centralia’s Borst neighborhood will soon have safer accessibility and a more visually appealing street. The Borst Avenue Improvement Project will increase pedestrian and…
Aug 18 | LewisTalk
With many sidewalks around the City of Yelm in need of repair and replacement, Yelm City Council allocated funding in the 2019-2020 biennial budget to repair sidewalks, improve walkability, and…
Aug 8 | ThurstonTalk
SCJ Alliance did the conceptual design for a pump track planned for Eastmont Community Park. Eastmont Metro Parks and Recreation and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance are working on the…

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News Releases

SCJ Alliance expands services in central Puget Sound
Jul 18 | MEDIA RELEASE
Local firm hits this one out of the park! Fans may take gondola to Oakland A’s new stadium
SCJ honors local planner with entrepreneurial spirit award
Dec 17 | MEDIA RELEASE
SCJ awards honors service to others and entrepreneurial spirit
Dec 17 | MEDIA RELEASE
Decades of experience leads Bob Connolly to SCJ Alliance
Nov 28 | MEDIA RELEASE
Jean Carr takes the helm as SCJ’s President/CEO
Looking to the future, local firm expands view by joining SCJ Alliance
Aug 16 | MEDIA RELEASE

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Recent Blog Posts

Landscape plaza around Union Gap’s new civic center doubles as a public gathering space
SCJ Studio, our landscape architecture group in Ballard, teamed with Seattle’s ARC Architects to design a civic center for the…
New traffic engineers bring expanded expertise to signal design, pedestrian signals, and illumination
Aaron Knight, PE, and George Hilen, PE, recently joined SCJ Alliance’s transportation design group. The two engineers have been teaming…
New Craft District aims for excellence in Tumwater
Always surround yourself with people you can learn from. This was a guiding principle of Leopold Schmidt, founder of the…
SCJ honored for economic impact with “Large Business of the Year” award
The Thurston Economic Development Council presented SCJ Alliance with the "Large Business of the Year" award on May 30, 2019…
Landscape architects transform spaces into places
What’s your favorite outdoor place? A park or playground? The shore of a river or lake? Maybe a hiking or…
Helping move people around international airports
Spring break is right around the corner. Have you started planning your travel days yet? If you're traveling to Paris,…
Celebrating our life-changing inventors and innovators
Do you know a numerical whiz who likes to test the boundaries? A limit-pushing math master who’s always looking for…

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