Pulse Newsletter


Designing from within to Expand Education Services

As students return to school this autumn, Ausland Group celebrates education and how learning continues to engage us all. We have had the pleasure of building and renovating educational facilities for several schools throughout our history. This year our team is collaborating with a dynamic school in Phoenix, Oregon creating a new master plan for… Read More


An Exterior Makeover for Eugene’s Castle on the Hill

Shelton McMurphey Johnson (SMJ) House, better known as the “Castle on the Hill,” has been a staple in the City of Eugene since 1887. The original owner, Dr. Thomas Winthrop Shelton, hired architect Walter Pugh to design a home to be a beacon of the new community on the south slope of Skinner Butte. This… Read More

Construction of Ausland Group Headquarters in Grants Pass, OR

Family Heritage to Unique Evolution leads to 75 Years of Success

2022 marks the milestone of 75 years of business excellence at Ausland. Celebrating a diamond anniversary is always exciting, but even more so when it centers around building community for all those years. The three generations of consistent, local leadership starting with Bill Ausland and now Aaron and Kelsy Ausland, have been the key to… Read More

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A New Path to Congregation, Creativity and Connectivity

Talent Maker City (TMC) has served as a beacon of STEAM educational discovery and hands on creativity since its inception in 2016. Fostering women and minority advancement and community engagement is the essence of TMC. It is an anchor for downtown Talent providing a vibrant space for creative and cultural innovation. They are at the… Read More

Crater Lake Team 12-20-21 (7)

The Delicate Balance to Preserve History and Renovate for the Future

Crater Lake National Park continues to mystify and attract visitors from all corners of the world. Since its opening in 1902, it is a bucket list for not only outdoor enthusiasts, but for all who crave to experience its natural beauty and wonder. It is the crown jewel of what Oregon has to offer with… Read More


Discover the Fruits of Ausland’s Labor this Summer

Summer is the perfect season to explore Southern Oregon and what a wealth of activities are available for any interest. Ausland Group had the privilege of collaborating with amazing partners over the years to complete must visit spots. Absorb, refresh and savor what makes this corner of the world incredibly special. We invite you to… Read More


From the Ashes Comes Wine

Simple Machine is a winery nestled in the heart of Talent, Oregon and sits adjacent to Bear Creek. It was created by Brian Denner and Clea Arthur. Brian is a winemaker and Clea runs the tasting room, customer relations, and does the business end of things. Simple Machine is known for bold red wines that… Read More

Ausland Employee circa 1957

Lumber Prices Stabilizing

You have probably heard one horror story or another about commodity pricing and the impact on the economy.  Whether computer chips, plastics, or lumber – supply disruption has had huge impacts. The pandemic driven trade barriers, border shutdowns, and business interruptions have caused massive price fluctuations. We at Ausland have seen massive price moves in… Read More


Girls Build Summer Camp

This summer the daughters of Ausland team members Katie Johnson and Kate Miller participated in the Girls Build Camp in Grants Pass. Girls Build is an organization which holds after school-programs and camps for girls ages 8-14 where they are taught the basics of construction. Some topics include carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical.   The… Read More

Ausland awarded low bidder for Chetco Community Public Library

Ausland Awarded Chetco Library Renovation

Ausland Awarded Low Bidder For Chetco Library Renovation Ausland was recently awarded the $907,200 renovation of the Chetco Community Public Library in Brookings, Oregon. The library sought bids from multiple contractors after completing the design of the project with a local Coos Bay architect, HGE Architects, Inc. This delivery method of design-bid-build is approximately 25%… Read More