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LGE completes Pomo at Gilbert’s Heritage Marketplace

Pomo

LGE Design Build has completed tenant improvement construction for the 2,600-square-foot Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana at Heritage Marketplace in Gilbert. The restaurant features a 6,000-pound, wood-fire pizza oven imported from Italy with hand-crafted stone. In addition, the authentic Italian restaurant features a bar and outdoor seating. “As one of the restaurant hotspots in the Valley, Heritage… Read More →

Grandview Terrace finishes last phase of assisted living project

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Grandview Terrace Health and Rehabilitation by Sun Health has finished building an upscale 20-suite residence for up to 30 people who need assistance with activities of daily living. Grandview Terrace’s Assisted Living project is the last phase of a multi-million dollar, top-to-bottom renovation of the Grandview Terrace Health and Rehabilitation campus — previously known as… Read More →

Ruaha River Power launches Lukosi River Feasibility Study

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Ruaha River Power Company Limited (“Ruaha Power”) has announced that Ritoch-Powell & Associates (RPA), a Phoenix, Arizona based engineering consulting firm has been selected to undertake a feasibility study for a cascading series of run-of-river hydropower projects on the Lukosi River in central Tanzania. The feasibility study is being partially funded by a US $600,000… Read More →

Norterra West breaks ground in Phoenix

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USAA Real Estate Company of San Antonio, Texas, in association with Tempe, Arizona-based Metro Commercial Properties, has broken ground on a speculative office development in the I-17 / Deer Valley submarket in Phoenix. The development, named Norterra West, will include two (2), three-story Class-A office buildings approaching 300,000 square feet, and will capitalize on the… Read More →

Sundt to redevelop Pima Animal Center in Tucson

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Sundt Construction, Inc. was selected as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the redevelopment of the Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson, Arizona. Once completed, the project will replace most or all of Pima County’s outdated animal care center originally built in 1968, when the County  had less than a third of its current resident population… Read More →

Multi-million dollar expansion to hit Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Chairman Louis J. Manuel, Jr., members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council as well as representatives from the Community recently announced plans for a multi-million dollar expansion at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. With initial work to begin in spring 2016, the expansion is expected to include a spa, a conference center with multi-use ballroom space,… Read More →

ABA Project Profiles: Arizona’s Finest

Arizona Cancer Center

Arizona Builders Alliance is a partnership between the Arizona chapters of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) and the Building Chapter Associated General Contractors (AGC). It represents more than 250 contractors, suppliers and professional service firms in the commercial construction industry. Here are spotlight projects its members have been working on this year. Airport I-10… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes 63,000 SF Papago Tech

Papago Tech

LGE Design Build has completed construction on Papago Tech, a 63,000-square-foot research, development and manufacturing shell building near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Arizona State University. Papago Tech, 500 S. 48th Street in Phoenix, is located on 48th Street and Washington. The building has 24-foot clear height ceilings, ample power and freeway visibility. Silagi… Read More →

WSM Architects wins Green Valley Recreation award

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Green Valley Recreation, Inc. (GVR) has hired WSM Architects of Tucson to conduct a comprehensive assessment of GVR’s 14 facilities and develop a 10-Year Strategic Master Facility Plan. With approval of the GVR Board of Directors and the signing of the contract on July 15, WSM will begin the year-long project, which includes an assessment… Read More →

Restoration underway for historic downtown Phoenix building

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A massive effort is now underway to restore a beloved historic landmark at Monroe Street and Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix. The long-vacant Professional Building, which was built in the early 1930’s, will reopen late this year as the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown. Minneapolis-based CSM Corporation purchased the property in December 2013 and began… Read More →

Phoenix Canstruction to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

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The Arizona chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is hosting the 9th Annual CANSTRUCTION® Design Build Competition, August 8, 2015, through August 22, 2015, at the West Building of the Phoenix Convention Center. The event is free to attend and all proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. CANSTRUCTION® is a charity… Read More →

Project News: July/Augst 2015

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Flooring Sky Harbor The City of Phoenix, McCarthy Building Companies and Richard-Bauer will replace approximately 440KSF of Terminal 4 with terrazzo flooring. The project will begin in September 2015 and is expected to be completed in October 2019. Ante up Alliance Residential closed on two multifamily sites in Gilbert and Phoenix in early May. The two developments… Read More →

Steeple People: Valley church builders, brokers, designers

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Even after designing 150 churches, the team at CCBG Architects takes time to understand the individuality of each project. For seven months, CCBG President Brian Cassidy met with an East Valley church to learn about its program, mission and teachings. He spent the meetings listening, asking questions and learning about the religious texts before he… Read More →

The IIDA Southwest PRIDE Awards

Mountain Park Health Center

The IIDA Southwest PRIDE Awards were presented on April 23 at Hotel Palomar in Phoenix. INDUSTRY AWARDS PARTNER OF THE YEAR Thomas Reprographics INDUSTRY APPRECIATION Jennifer Kittoe Avalon Collection OUTSTANDING SERVICE Casey Potash KI & Pallas Textiles LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Kelly Bauer Richard+Bauer PROJECT AWARDS COMMERCIAL, <10KSF DESIGN EXCELLENCE Corgan Corgan Phoenix Office COMMERCIAL, <10KSF -AWARD… Read More →