The Pearl

An ambitious midrise called Paradigm at Pearl was built near the University of Oregon campus, a 4-story, $13 million residential building that satisfies a growing demand for quality student housing. For this project, which was among the first LEED-certified midrise structures west of the Mississippi, Rosboro provided a comprehensive framing package of approximately 225,000 feet of kiln-dried, #2 Douglas fir studs.

Paradigm at Pearl totals 138 bedrooms and 80,000 square feet. A 30-member framing crew worked at a steady clip to frame one floor every 1.5 weeks, and to meet their exact specifications, Rosboro cut custom lengths of 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 at 102-5/8″ and 114-5/8″.

“This scale of project on a strict timetable requires great coordination and a completely reliable source of building materials,” said Joe Beechler of Shelter Products Inc., the Paradigm project’s lead distributor. “Rosboro’s framing package of D-fir studs at custom lengths was precisely what we needed and it’s been delivered on-site spot on time at every stage.”

Rosboro is proud to meet the framing requirements of this impressive, energy-efficient building that will provide quality housing for our U of O students for generations to come.

Paradigm at Pearl: Tale of the Tape

  • Approximately 225,000 feet of Rosboro Doug Fir, kiln-dried studs
  • 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 stud trims, all custom trim lengths of 102-5/8″ and 114-5/8″
  • 4 floors, 138 bedrooms
  • Studios and apartments sized from 1200 to 1600 sq. ft.
  • 80,000 total sq. ft.
  • $13 million project cost
  • Located on corner of 17th and Pearl in Eugene.
  • Completed in 2012

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Submitted by Joe Beechler, President & CEO of Shelter Products

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