• Welcome to Southwest Washington Contractors Association!


    Since 1947, we have championed a thriving construction industry in Southwest Washington. 

    We help our members be more profitable, train their employees, win more business, and build a stronger community.



  • Ritchie Bros.: Delivering Choice

    Justin Lacasse, Territory Manager for Ritchie Bros.

    Ritchie Bros. was established in 1958 in Kelowna, BC, Canada.  Today, the company operates from its global headquarters in Vancouver, BC, Canada and 40+ permanent auction sites around the world and operations in 15+ countries. Recently, Ritchie Bros. acquired IronPlanet in order to bring our customers unprecedented choice when it comes to asset dispersal.‚Äč
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  • Avoiding the Potholes of the Past

    Darcy Altizer, Executive Director, SWCA

    The Southwest Washington Contractors Association continues to keep our eyes on the road ahead for the construction industry. Looking to the future is critical for success, in addition to remembering the past to avoid the potholes we hit nearly a decade ago. Being aware of trends affecting construction at the national, state, and county levels will guide us in decision-making processes that will create a bigger, long-term economic impact. 
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