19515 North Creek Parkway
Suite 304
Bothell, WA 98011
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Seattle is a seaport located in King County, Washington. The city was incorporated in 1869 and is named after Chief Seattle of the Suquamish Native American tribe. Seattle’s population today is 600,000 people, with the entire metro region holding over 3.9 million residents. The city’s architectural landscape includes a wide variety of buildings, representing many styles and designs. The most famous structure in Seattle is the Space Needle, which is an observation tower built for the 1962 World’s Fair. Other important buildings in the city include the Rainier Tower, King Street Station, Seattle Public Library and Smith Tower.

Elevator and Escalator Design & Facade Access Consulting Services In Seattle, Washington.

Vertical transportation systems play a vital role in the success of any large, commercial building. Not only do escalators and elevators help people get from one point to another, but they also contribute a great deal to the favorable impressions that buildings have in the minds of their visitors and tenants. Since 1947, the professionals at Lerch Bates have been providing the best elevator and escalator consulting services that the industry has to offer. We have worked closely with the management teams of some of the nation’s most iconic and important buildings. We have a great amount of experience in many building types , including residential, education, retail, healthcare, commercial, transportation, government, entertainment venues and sports stadiums. Lerch Bates is proud to offer the following escalator/elevator consultation services in the Seattle area.


As no two buildings are alike, neither should the design of their elevator/escalator equipment. The dedicated professionals at Lerch Bates seek to accomplish the goals of maximizing space efficiency, performance, aesthetics and long term functionality with every vertical transportation system. Our design concepts address the needs of both today and tomorrow. We specialize in the following areas of the design process.

  • Conceptual & Schematic Design
  • Design Change Evolution
  • Construction Documents
  • Bidding & Negotiation Consulting
  • Start To Finish Project Management

Operations Management

In order to operate at top performance, escalator and elevator equipment must be maintained, especially when under constant and heavy use. It is very important that building management teams have dependable business relationships with top quality maintenance contractors. Let us put our many decades of experience to work for you in the area of contractor agreements.

  • Maintenance Agreement Services
  • Contractor Oversight Services
  • Asset Management Services

Modernization Services

All vertical transportation systems will eventually need to be replaced, due to age and wear. In addition, the cost of maintaining older equipment can become more expensive with each passing year. When the time comes for your elevator/escalator equipment to be replaced, you can depend on our extensive knowledge and experience to make the process as seamless as possible. Our modernization services include:

  • Requirements Capture & Design Services
  • Bid, Negotiation & Award Services
  • Construction Administration Services

For more information on our services in Seattle, WA, please do not hesitate to request a consultation or get in contact with one of our consultants below!

Since 1947, many clients have become our valued friends. Lerch Bates consultants are employee owners who share their expertise and innovation. Our Senior Consultants average 25 years of experience