Meat for Cats and Dogs


Location:  Portland, OR

Architect:  Gabe Dominek

Description:  This 2-story mixed use building is comprised of retail and warehouse space on the first floor, with tenant office suites above.  The retail space features high ceilings, industrial-décor with storefront windows, exposed joists, mechanical systems, and highly polished concrete floors.  Reclaimed pallet wood serves as interior wall covering.  Large walk-in freezer coolers were installed, with all associated hub drains and electrical.  The understated courtyard area conceals a massive underground storm water detention facility.  The office suites above the retail space are entered through the courtyard area.

CYRK Building


Location:  Portland, OR

Architect:  Deca Architecture

*Achieved LEED Platinum Certification*

Description:  The CYRK project in inner Southeast Portland is a 15,000 SF building with underground parking, first floor offices and a private residence on the upper level. The building is a model of brilliant design and environmental stewardship:

  • A large PV array on the roof provides electricity and hot water
  • The building is heated by ground source heat pumps
  • 71% of the wood used on the project was FSC certified and reclaimed
  • 21% of the construction materials came from recycled sources
  • 38% of the materials used on the project were sourced within 500 miles of Portland
  • Over 95% of the construction waste was diverted from landfills.

Green Zebra Grocery


Location:  Portland State University

Architect:  Dominek Architecture

Description:  A 4500 sq ft retail grocery tenant improvement at the ground level of the Broadway PSU parking structure.  B&G assisted the design team to define and plan requirements to install refrigeration and freezer cases, kitchen/deli prep areas for a natural foods oriented convenience grocery store.  Construction schedule was 5 months.  The need to accommodate all grocery store equipment and drains within the tight constraints of the parking building structural systems was paramount. Custom tile finishes, fixtures, and designer colors create a playful, appealing grocery store/coffee house environment. 

El Gallo Taqueria Tenant Improvement


Location:  Portland, OR

Architect:  Owner Designed

Description:  A small 650 sq ft storefront space was renovated to become one of Division Street’s most popular Mexican eateries.  Exposed concrete flooring was polished and sealed per Health Department standards at the food prep area.  The exposed cooking area adds excitement, along with the warm interior colors, wood counters, mason jar light fixtures, and natural wood flooring.

Hollywood Park


Location: Portland, OR

Architect:  Perkins Architectural

Description:  B&G was hired on as General Contractor to complete the construction of a five story, nine unit urban infill condominium development begun by another GC.  Project was taken over at the end of framing and had to undergo extensive re-working, re-inspecting and re-engineering due to negligence of previous GC. B&G worked diligently with owner, designers, and the City of Portland to ensure that the structure was within compliance of the documents and codes.

The Gragg


Location: Portland, OR

Architect:  Rick Potestio Studio

Description:  The Gragg Building is a 3-unit apartment building set on a 2500 SF former parking lot in an evolving Portland neighborhood.  The design solution to the tight lot was to create two-story lower units flanking a stairway that ascends to the owner's third floor penthouse.  The lower units are flexible live/work spaces.  The penthouse is entered from a covered balcony at the top of the stairs. The covered terrace on the south side provides year round outdoor living space.  High end finishes were installed throughout the building.

Beech Medical Office Building


Location:  Portland, OR

Architect:  Ankrom Moison Associated Architects

*Achieved LEED Silver Certification*

Description:  Three-story medical office building with 5 first floor retail spaces.  Beech MOB is a steel and concrete structure clad with masonry and glass (storefront & curtain wall).  The first floor interior consists of a lobby, exam room, minor procedure rooms, nurse's stations, waiting, and check in.  The upper two floors are dedicated exclusively for office use.

DCA Building


Location:  Portland, OR

Architect:  Myhre Group Architects

Description:  The DCA Building was a challenging mixed-use, urban-infill project with construction access restricted to 30' of the always busy Alberta St.  B&G worked closely with neighbors and local businesses to minimize our construction footprint.  The project consisted of ground floor retail with two, two bedroom apartments above.


Petit Monde

Location:  Portland, OR

Description:  An old office/warehouse building was updated with bold new exterior façade colors, and interior renovations.  Concrete floors were sanded and polished, new paint, new restrooms, new floor plan layouts combined to update a tired old building into a modern office/warehouse for a wine merchant.  Mechanical and electrical systems were upgraded to maintain the wine warehouse at an optimal temperature for delicate imported wines.