Success Stories

Success Stories highlight the various ways we partner with other organizations to help them achieve their goals. 

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The front of the Catalyst Building in Spokane's University District

Learn how DES helped the Washington State Department of Commerce lease a net-zero office space for its Spokane-based business operations.

Warehouse with fire engine parked inside

The Department of Natural Resourced turned to DES to find a space to better accommodate hardworking firefighters.

Cathleen Lovell in the foreground and heavy machine equipment in the background on-site.

A civil contractor from Harrah, Wash., turned to the federal surplus program to acquire equipment for her business.

The pollinator garden with new plantings

Where a bare concrete pad used to sit, a blooming garden now flourishes—attracting both pollinators and visitors.

The mail room's sort wall containing hundreds of cubbies for incoming and outgoing mail.

When employees began working from home, government agencies had to adjust how they sent and received mail. DES' Consolidated Mail Services adjusted with them to keep the business of government working smoothly.

Entrance to the Readiness Center building located in the Tri-Cities.

The Washington National Guard used DES' contracting and project management services to get a 39,000-square-foot readiness center constructed for national guardsmen training.

Construction equipment working in river

In need of a generator to power large-scale water filtration projects, JJH Earthworks turned to DES and the federal surplus program available to veterans who own small businesses.

Never, never land monument

Two dozen sculptures that once graced Never Never Land at Point Defiance Park were rescued from storage and delivered to their biggest fans.