VLMK Engineering + Design

VLMK Engineering + Design A tradition of success: Founded in Portland, OR in 1971, VLMK Engineering + Design provides consulting structural and civil engineering design services.

VLMK Consulting Engineering + Design provides high-quality consulting design services to the building industry. Our reliable, efficient designs have contributed to the success of thousands of projects of all sizes and types throughout the Northwest and beyond. Our solutions offer a blend of dynamic thinking and the practical confidence that comes with a long history of success and honorable work.

VLMK Consulting Engineering + Design provides high-quality consulting design services to the building industry. Our reliable, efficient designs have contributed to the success of thousands of projects of all sizes and types throughout the Northwest and beyond. Our solutions offer a blend of dynamic thinking and the practical confidence that comes with a long history of success and honorable work.

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Sunset Airport Center, phases 2 & 3 | Las Vegas, NV | Project UpdateThe Sunset Airport Center project is a 17.83-acre (+...
09/15/2021

Sunset Airport Center, phases 2 & 3 | Las Vegas, NV | Project Update

The Sunset Airport Center project is a 17.83-acre (+/-) industrial development located in Las Vegas (Clark County) Nevada, less than a mile east of McCarran International Airport. This project consists of four buildings, totaling approximately 258,300 square feet, that are intended to provide multi-tenant industrial lease space for a variety of warehousing and manufacturing activities. This project was designed as two phases that are both currently under construction and planned to be completed by summer of 2022.

Client: Harsch Investment Properties
General Contractor: R&O Construction
Engineering: VLMK Engineering + Design
Landscaping: Otten Landscape Architects, Inc.

The results have been announced for the 2021 Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon - Reader Ranking Awards. VLMK Engineering ...
09/02/2021

The results have been announced for the 2021 Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon - Reader Ranking Awards. VLMK Engineering + Design has been named "Best Civil & Structural Engineering Firm" in Oregon.

Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

The results have been announced for the 2021 Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon - Reader Ranking Awards. VLMK Engineering + Design has been named "Best Civil & Structural Engineering Firm" in Oregon.

Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

Railway Commons | Hubbard, OR | Project Spotlight VLMK Engineering + Design provided Architectural and Structural Engine...
09/01/2021

Railway Commons | Hubbard, OR | Project Spotlight

VLMK Engineering + Design provided Architectural and Structural Engineering for the Railway Commons project that consists of a new - 1200 sf pad shell building at the site located at 3490 3rd Street, Hubbard, OR. The new building will be the home of the new La Petit Bistro. VLMK team members who worked on this project - Jason Sahlin, Colby Anderson, and Linda Huynh.

// DOGS OF VLMK //Happy National Dog day!#teamvlmk
08/26/2021

// DOGS OF VLMK //
Happy National Dog day!
#teamvlmk

// DOGS OF VLMK //
Happy National Dog day!
#teamvlmk

It was during the 1990s that the second generation of leaders at VLMK arrived on to the scene: Greg Blefgen, Chris Palma...
08/25/2021
The 90s: A decade of transition and growth

It was during the 1990s that the second generation of leaders at VLMK arrived on to the scene: Greg Blefgen, Chris Palmateer, Havlin Kemp, Kevin Kaplan, Jason Sahlin, John Brooks, and Trent Nagele.

We asked a few of the second-generation leaders what it was like when they joined the firm. Read more about this decade of transition and growth - https://www.vlmk.com/the-90s-a-decade-of-transition-and-growth/

The 90s: A decade of transition and growth During the 1990s, industrial and retail construction was booming. Benefiting from mild inflation, low interest rates, and the launch of the internet, the United States was experiencing one of the longest economic expansions in its history from March 1991 to...

// WELCOME TO THE TEAM //https://www.vlmk.com/august-2021-new-hires/
08/23/2021
August 2021: New Hires

// WELCOME TO THE TEAM //
https://www.vlmk.com/august-2021-new-hires/

New Hires VLMK Employee News • August 23, 2021 We would like to welcome Jericho, Chad, and Eric to the team! Jericho Bankston recently joined VLMK Engineering + Design as an Architectural Project Coordinator. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Oregon and a Master of

It was a fun (HOT) day at our Annual VLMK Engineering + Design golf tournament. Seven teams played the 18-hole course at...
08/13/2021

It was a fun (HOT) day at our Annual VLMK Engineering + Design golf tournament. Seven teams played the 18-hole course at Eastmoreland. It was a great day of team-bonding! Congrats Team #1 - Greg, Ben, Emma & Eric for winning! #teamvlmk

Meet our interns!Nathaneal Mason is an architectural intern at VLMK. He graduated from Portland State University with a ...
08/05/2021

Meet our interns!

Nathaneal Mason is an architectural intern at VLMK. He graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He is working toward his master’s degree (starting Fall 2021) in that same field. Nate plans to finish Spring of 2023. He will be at VLMK through September.

Brandon Palamteer is a structural intern at VLMK. He is a senior at University of Portland studying Civil Engineering with a focus on Structural Engineering. This is his second internship within the CECOP program.

Meet our interns!

Nathaneal Mason is an architectural intern at VLMK. He graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He is working toward his master’s degree (starting Fall 2021) in that same field. Nate plans to finish Spring of 2023. He will be at VLMK through September.

Brandon Palamteer is a structural intern at VLMK. He is a senior at University of Portland studying Civil Engineering with a focus on Structural Engineering. This is his second internship within the CECOP program.

VLMK is sponsoring a hole at the OACI / SEAO golf tournament today. Best of luck to the VLMKers playing in the tournamen...
07/28/2021

VLMK is sponsoring a hole at the OACI / SEAO golf tournament today. Best of luck to the VLMKers playing in the tournament - Kevin Kaplan, Ken Rust and Stephen Stenberg. #teamvlmk

VLMK is sponsoring a hole at the OACI / SEAO golf tournament today. Best of luck to the VLMKers playing in the tournament - Kevin Kaplan, Ken Rust and Stephen Stenberg. #teamvlmk

VLMK has been nominated as the "Best Civil and Structural Engineering firm in Oregon." Voting is open through August 8th...
07/23/2021
Check out VLMK Engineering + Design.

VLMK has been nominated as the "Best Civil and Structural Engineering firm in Oregon."
Voting is open through August 8th.
#teamvlmk

Check it out now!

Tis the season for some team building and healthy competition. Summer at VLMK just got a little more exciting. Not only ...
07/13/2021

Tis the season for some team building and healthy competition. Summer at VLMK just got a little more exciting. Not only are we opening the office back up to all staff, July 19th we are having a Co****le tournament for the next 8 weeks. Teams of two will compete in a bracket style of competition and we will celebrate with prizes & a group lunch in September.
Today was the first match with Corey Theisen, Colby Anderson, Sean Hinchcliffe and Bob.
Good luck to all the VLMK teams!

Have a fun & safe 4th of July weekend. #teamvlmk
07/02/2021

Have a fun & safe 4th of July weekend. #teamvlmk

Have a fun & safe 4th of July weekend. #teamvlmk

Group lunch for the VLMKers today at BrunchBox! 🎉🍔☀️ #teamvlmk
06/25/2021

Group lunch for the VLMKers today at BrunchBox! 🎉🍔☀️ #teamvlmk

Group lunch for the VLMKers today at BrunchBox! 🎉🍔☀️ #teamvlmk

Team bonding with 503 Distilling - we hosted a virtual canned cocktail tasting experience for the VLMK staff yesterday a...
06/17/2021

Team bonding with 503 Distilling - we hosted a virtual canned cocktail tasting experience for the VLMK staff yesterday after hours! #huckleberrylemonade #thewickedmule #mthoodoldfashioned #lavidamocha #teamvlmk

06/15/2021
After 10 years of successful operations, founding partner Fred Van Domelen, got to work in the 1980s expanding the firm’...
06/09/2021
The 80s: McGarrigle and Knauf Join the Firm

After 10 years of successful operations, founding partner Fred Van Domelen, got to work in the 1980s expanding the firm’s expertise into architecture and civil engineering. Read more about how VDL & Associates evolved into Van Domelen, Looijenga, McGarrigle, Knauf Consulting Engineers in this post about the 1980s: https://www.vlmk.com/the-80s-mcgarrigle-and-knauf-join-the-firm/
#50years #workanniversary #the80s #structuralengineering #civilengineering #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

The 80s: McGarrigle and Knauf Join the Firm After 10 years of successful operations, founding partner Fred Van Domelen, got to work in the 1980s expanding the firm’s expertise into architecture and civil engineering. A forward thinker by nature, Fred anticipated the need for the next generation of...

// Have a safe 3-day weekend //
05/29/2021

// Have a safe 3-day weekend //

// Have a safe 3-day weekend //

// Celebrating the decades - highlighting 1970's projects //#50years #structuralengineering #engineering #portlandoregon...
05/27/2021

// Celebrating the decades - highlighting 1970's projects //
#50years #structuralengineering #engineering #portlandoregon #industrial #projects #teamvlmk

05/18/2021
VLMK celebrated National Bike month yesterday with a lunch time bike ride on the S. waterfront. Five street bikes + Two ...
05/14/2021

VLMK celebrated National Bike month yesterday with a lunch time bike ride on the S. waterfront. Five street bikes + Two Nike Biketown ebikes + One onewheel = a successful, sunny, fun team-building activity. #teamvlmk #BikeThere #nationalbikemonth #biketown

Founded in 1971, Van Domelen / Looijenga Consulting Engineers started in an old house in a hippy neighborhood near the R...
05/11/2021

Founded in 1971, Van Domelen / Looijenga Consulting Engineers started in an old house in a hippy neighborhood near the Ross Island Market where the staff were arguably the most serious-minded residents of the community. We’re still in the same neighborhood today. Check out how VLMK went from two entrepreneurial structural engineers to 40 staff who serve over 350 clients across the country in this blog post: https://www.vlmk.com/the-70s-its-started-with-two-drafting-desks/

#structuralengineering #engineers #howitstarted #50years #workanniversary #community #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

Founded in 1971, Van Domelen / Looijenga Consulting Engineers started in an old house in a hippy neighborhood near the Ross Island Market where the staff were arguably the most serious-minded residents of the community. We’re still in the same neighborhood today. Check out how VLMK went from two entrepreneurial structural engineers to 40 staff who serve over 350 clients across the country in this blog post: https://www.vlmk.com/the-70s-its-started-with-two-drafting-desks/

#structuralengineering #engineers #howitstarted #50years #workanniversary #community #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

VLMK Engineering + Design recently promoted Stephen Stenberg to Associate. He is a Project Engineer with more than nine ...
05/04/2021
May 2021: Employee Promotion

VLMK Engineering + Design recently promoted Stephen Stenberg to Associate. He is a Project Engineer with more than nine years of experience.
https://www.vlmk.com/may-2021-employee-promotion/
#structuralengineering #engineering #promotion #associate #teamvlmk

Promotion VLMK Employee News • May 4, 2021 VLMK Engineering + Design recently promoted Stephen Mark Stenberg to Associate. He is a Project Engineer with more than nine years of experience. Stephen’s background encompasses the design and analysis of structures using a variety of construction mate...

// WE ARE HIRING // Join our Permitting Department and work with Jennifer Kimura and her team. For more info - https://w...
04/26/2021

// WE ARE HIRING // Join our Permitting Department and work with Jennifer Kimura and her team.
For more info - https://www.vlmk.com/careers/

#hiring #joinourteam #careers #jobsearch #permitcoordinator #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

// WE ARE HIRING // Join our Permitting Department and work with Jennifer Kimura and her team.
For more info - https://www.vlmk.com/careers/

#hiring #joinourteam #careers #jobsearch #permitcoordinator #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

VLMK Engineering + Design turns 50 this year! Over the past five decades, VLMK has grown from two passionate engineers i...
04/23/2021
Celebrating 50 Years in Business

VLMK Engineering + Design turns 50 this year! Over the past five decades, VLMK has grown from two passionate engineers into a regional leader in the professional services industry. Over the next several months, we will be sharing highlights from the decades.

Check out our blog for our kick-off post! https://www.vlmk.com/celebrating-50-years-in-business/

#engineering #structuralengineering #civilengineering #50years #workanniversary #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

Celebrating 50 Years in Business Announcement • April 23, 2021 VLMK Engineering + Design began with two entrepreneurial engineers staking a claim in Portland’s consulting services industry with two straightforward beliefs: the simplest solutions were often the best ones and never compromise on q...

Monmouth Commons | Monmouth, OR | Project Update This project is a mixed-use building with three stories of residential ...
04/02/2021

Monmouth Commons | Monmouth, OR | Project Update

This project is a mixed-use building with three stories of residential over retail space located in Monmouth, OR. Coming Summer 2021. VLMK is teaming with Studio 3 Architecture, Inc.

#engineering #architecture #construction #residential #retail #building #design #project #teamvlmk

// Join our team // Check out our new job postings. https://www.vlmk.com/careers/#engineering #hiring #civilengineering ...
04/01/2021

// Join our team // Check out our new job postings. https://www.vlmk.com/careers/
#engineering #hiring #civilengineering #structuralengineering #projectarchitect #recruiting #jobs #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

// Join our team // Check out our new job postings. https://www.vlmk.com/careers/
#engineering #hiring #civilengineering #structuralengineering #projectarchitect #recruiting #jobs #portlandoregon #teamvlmk

Cascade Center | Molalla, OR | Project UpdateNew shell building for Grocery Outlet and Dollar Tree stores. The slab and ...
03/17/2021

Cascade Center | Molalla, OR | Project Update
New shell building for Grocery Outlet and Dollar Tree stores. The slab and walls on the Grocery Outlet side are up, roof framing is being erected this week. Footings for the Dollar Tree side have been poured and the block is underway.
VLMK is teaming with I&E Construction and Woodblock Architecture, Inc.
#structuralengineering #construction #architecture #building #groceryoutlet #dollartree #teamvlmk

Our Senior Principal Jason Sahlin discusses seismic retrofits with Perlo Construction.#structuralengineering #constructi...
03/16/2021
Seismic Upgrades in Commercial Construction - Perlo Construction

Our Senior Principal Jason Sahlin discusses seismic retrofits with Perlo Construction.
#structuralengineering #construction #projectmanagement #buildings #seismicretrofits

Jason Sahlin of VLMK Engineering + Design sits down with us to discuss the many reasons for seismic upgrades and what it takes to complete.

Wilco | Petaluma, CA | Tenant Improvement VLMK provided the structural engineering for this project & teamed with HMR Ar...
03/09/2021

Wilco | Petaluma, CA | Tenant Improvement
VLMK provided the structural engineering for this project & teamed with HMR Architects.
#structuralengineering #construction #wilco #teamvlmk

Congratulations Colby Anderson, PE on your recent promotion to Principal. https://www.vlmk.com/february-2021-promotion/
02/25/2021
February 2021: Employee Promotion

Congratulations Colby Anderson, PE on your recent promotion to Principal. https://www.vlmk.com/february-2021-promotion/

Promotion VLMK Employee News • February 25, 2021 VLMK Engineering + Design recently promoted Colby Anderson to Principal. Colby has a passion for construction and development, with more than 10 years of experience. He provides hands-on team management throughout the planning, design, and construct...

We would like to welcome Linda, Ryan and Jeremy. https://www.vlmk.com/february-2021-new-hires/
02/08/2021
February 2021: New Hires

We would like to welcome Linda, Ryan and Jeremy. https://www.vlmk.com/february-2021-new-hires/

New Hires VLMK Employee News • February 8, 2021 We would like to welcome Linda, Ryan and Jeremy to the team! Linda Huynh has joined VLMK Engineering + Design as a Project Coordinator. Recently relocated from Denver, Colorado, she has 5+ years of experience working on commercial architectural

Our version of Super Bowl Squares! Good luck! #teamvlmk
02/05/2021

Our version of Super Bowl Squares! Good luck! #teamvlmk

Our version of Super Bowl Squares! Good luck! #teamvlmk

Congratulations Tony Jenkins, PE and Leah Lukrofka on your promotions. https://www.vlmk.com/january-2021-employee-promot...
01/05/2021
January 2021: Employee Promotions

Congratulations Tony Jenkins, PE and Leah Lukrofka on your promotions. https://www.vlmk.com/january-2021-employee-promotion/

Employee Promotions VLMK Employee News • January 5, 2021 VLMK Engineering + Design recently promoted Tony Jenkins, P.E. to Associate. He is a registered Professional Engineer with nearly 11 years of experience in projects across multiple states. Tony’s broad expertise in structural design includ...

12/23/2020
Be Merry & Bright

// Happy Holidays - VLMK's Front Office will be closed December 25th - January 3rd. Happy New Year - Cheers to 2021! //

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