Woodlark Hotel

Project Summary

We took on all the electrical design-build work for full interior and exterior renovation for the new Woodlark Hotel.

The Woodlark Hotel is a new hotel in downtown Portland on Alder Street, created by combining two historic building: The Woodlark Building and Cornelius Building. The connection was primarily made with internal corridors.

Project scope included:

    • Design-build renovation
    • Pre-construction services
    • Design and electrical engineering
    • Full electrical build services
    • Turnover and utilities
    • City of Portland street lighting adds and upgrades
    • Complete new electrical service with complete distribution for both normal and emergency power

The end result is a beautiful, 150-key hotel, with full amenities including lobby/lounge area, full service restaurant, kitchen, bar, and meeting/event space.

Visit The Woodlark Hotel’s website

Project Details

  • General Contractor: Pence Construction based out of Lake Oswego
  • Architect: R&A Architecture and Design
  • Duration of Project: 24 Months
  • List on the United States National Register of Historic Places
  • Original Building was designed and constructed in 1907-08

Read full project details, with lots of photos, on Dezeen

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