tenant improvement


The Beacon building is a mixed-use building that redefines part of Lake Oswego’s downtown fabric, offering pedestrian-oriented retail spaces at the street level, two levels of co-working office space above, and a world-class event space at the top level with views overlooking Mt. Hood. During the pre-design and vision-setting phase of the project, the client gravitated towards the idea of the building serving as a “lantern” and key local landmark. The idea of a lantern or beacon became central to the project’s identity, and is manifested through the character of the transparent and...Learn more


Yakima, the iconic maker of bike racks and car top cargo carriers, needed a new corporate headquarters, and tasked Mackenzie with delivering it as fast as possible. Yakima closed on their new Lake Oswego space in late August, and the extensive remodel, which entailed 60,000 SF, was ready for move-in by December 1st. Mackenzie approached the project from the earliest stages in close strategic collaboration with the builder, with every step of the project closely calibrated to ensure that the design could be executed on time—this partnership was a key ingredient in the project’s success. Not...Learn more


NAVEX Global, a rapidly growing ethics and compliance company, needed a new corporate headquarters that reflected the company’s culture and brand, and could accommodate a larger workforce. Through a collaborative process, Mackenzie designed a creative workspace that’s responsive to the nuances of NAVEX’s philosophy and guiding principles. Their new space is livable, and marked by a sense of transparency and connectivity: it’s a creative office thoroughly informed by the ideals and aspirations of the people who use it. The project entailed a major tenant improvement of 50,000 SF in the top two...Learn more

Jantzen Building

The Jantzen Building, completed in 1946 and designed by local architect Richard Sundeleaf, sits on Northeast Glisan Street at 20th Avenue. Mackenzie was tasked with giving the landmark, formerly known as the Jantzen Knitting Mills Building, a new identity that would position it as a dynamic and creative office environment for current and future tenants. To satisfy the criteria of the City’s historic resource review process, the design team took cues from the building’s historic characteristics and responded by revealing the existing structure in order to celebrate its architectural legacy...Learn more

Cambia Grove

Cambia Health Solutions commissioned Mackenzie to design and implement a new workplace for its office at the 1800 building on 9th Avenue in Seattle, Washington. This involved taking a typical office environment and transforming it into a business incubator that inspires creative collaboration and problem-solving for the healthcare industry. To make this happen, Mackenzie utilized an integrated design approach and their expertise in creative office design. Mackenzie designed Cambia’s vision for the new 9,000 SF collaborative work environment through innovations in architecture, interior design...Learn more

Empire Mall

Simon Property Group asked Mackenzie to re-design the Empire Mall, a retail shopping complex in Sioux Falls, SD. The new building design breaks all visual cues typically associated with traditional mall architecture. The $10.6 million renovation updated 1,071,000 SF of retail space including corridors, the food court, and signage. The transformation of the Empire Mall provides not only a town center for Sioux Falls but also an economic engine for a trade area stretching more than 75 miles. The entryway emphasizes the mall’s hospitality through its addition of a grand porte-cochere that offers...Learn more

VA West Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

Contracted through the property manager, Mackenzie worked directly with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and end users to design this 24,150 SF health clinic. A full-floor tenant improvement at the AmberGlen corporate center, the clinic serves veterans on Portland’s west side. Services offered include primary care, mental health treatment, and the compensation and pension department. Mackenzie collaborated closely with the client to work within the framework of an existing program to fit all desired elements into the available space. Program elements include standard exam rooms, an eye...Learn more

VA Downtown Community Resource and Referral Center

Mackenzie provided tenant improvement services for a VA Community Resource and Referral Center in downtown Portland. This Center serves as a resource for homeless and unemployed veterans. This space includes offices for community outreach partners, mental health providers, primary care providers, exam rooms, classroom space, and social space. A warm color palette promotes a welcoming environment.Learn more

Unitus Community Credit Union

Mackenzie has provided interior design services for multiple branches of this credit union. Tenant improvements typically range from 4,500 SF to 5,500 SF. Mackenzie also provided architecture, landscape architecture, and civil and structural engineering services for the core and shell of a new Vancouver, Washington, location. Designers worked within the client’s design standards to create customer environments that are warm and welcoming and create spaces that fit the end users’ programmatic and aesthetic needs.Learn more

Salem Clinic

This 23,000 SF space is the newest addition to Salem Clinic’s five primary care clinics. In addition to the 45 exam rooms and nine nurse stations designed for 15 primary care providers, an urgent care wing accommodates another nurse station and nine additional exam rooms. The clinic is complete with an in-house laboratory as well as complete radiology capabilities. The finish palette is comprised of complementary natural colors and textures, punctuated with bold accent colors used to aid in wayfinding and break up longer expanses of corridor. The artwork in the waiting area was composed by a...Learn more
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