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Chandler entertainment district gets 60KSF upgrade with The Row

Vintage Partners, Kitchell and RSP Architects will construct an Alamo Drafthouse in Chandler. Courtesy RSP Architects

Vintage Partners, the Phoenix-based commercial real estate development and investment company, announced its selection by the Chandler City Council to develop the The Row in downtown Chandler’s newly designated entertainment district, an all-new mixed used project on the SW corner of Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard. Created in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, this stylish… Read More →

PHX Architecture designs ASU doughnut shop

Fractured Prune
December 16, 2014 by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

PHX Architecture has completed designs for a new doughnut shop near Arizona State University’s Tempe Campus- Fractured Prune Doughnuts. The shop is located in Tempe on Veterans Way and College Avenue inside of the new University House residential high rise. The shop is expected to open in late January, just in time for the Super… Read More →

Two Brothers Brewing Co. to open in Old Town Scottsdale

Rendering courtesy of PHX Architecture

PHX Architecture is currently designing a new restaurant, bar and brewery located in Old Town Scottsdale for Illinois-based Two Brothers Brewing Company. Formerly the SaddleRanch Chop House Restaurant, this renovation will bring a new brewery concept to the Old Town atmosphere, and have indoor and outdoor dining options, as well as an entire brewery system inside.… Read More →

Ground breaks on next Park Place office complex phase

Rendering of retail at Park Place office complex

Douglas Allred Company has announced the immediate construction of three new projects in the Park Place office complex, a 150-acre mixed-use development located in the Price Road Corridor in Chandler, Ariz. These projects include a state-of-the-art business hotel, a retail/restaurant project and a 92KSF cutting-edge, class-A office building. Drury Development Corporation will develop an eight-story,… Read More →

HSL breaks ground on Tucson National luxury apartments

Encantada, HSL Properties, WEB

HSL Properties, Inc. announced the ground breaking of its new $46 million, 368-unit luxury apartment home community in the exclusive Tucson National area of the northwest Tucson metropolitan area. With the success of Encantada at Riverside Crossing, Dove Mountain, and Steam Pump, Encantada at Tucson National is the latest in its premiere Southern Arizona luxury… Read More →

CSHQA celebrates 125 years of operation

Safeway Scottsdale

CSHQA, an architecture and engineering firm, is celebrating 125 years of continuous operation. It was established in 1889 as William S. Campbell Architects. James A. Fennel joined in 1904 the name changed to Wayland & Fennel Architects. Glen Cline and his friend Neil Smull joined in 1949 and 1961, respectively. Shortly after Robert Hamill and… Read More →

ASU law school to break ground next week

ASU's Arizona Center for Law and Society

The official groundbreaking for Arizona State University’s new $129 million law school building in downtown Phoenix, the Arizona Center for Law and Society, is set for Nov. 13. The ceremony will take place at the northwest corner of Taylor and First streets starting at 8 a.m. Attending the ceremony will be ASU President Michael M.… Read More →

Hayden House Tempe plans $200M mixed-use project

Mill & Rio Salado Rendering, DWC

Cassidy Turley has announced that Hayden House Tempe, LLC, a partnership between San Diego-based Douglas Wilson Companies (Douglas Wilson, Chairman and CEO), Hensel Phelps Development LLC, a subsidiary of Hensel Phelps based in Greeley, CO, (Jeff Wenaas, President) and Los Angeles-based Karlin Real Estate closed on 2.51 acres at the southwest corner Mill Avenue and… Read More →

Phoenix Rising Investments starts Centrica redevelopment in Mesa

Centrica, Courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield

Phoenix Rising Investments, LLC has begun redevelopment on Centrica, an up to 140KSF, class-A office building at 1550 W. Southern Ave. The adaptive re-use project located near the US 60/Loop 101 interchange in the Southeast Valley will turn three former big-box retail stores into an ideal location for companies seeking modern office space that offers… Read More →

Scott Kreitlein joins SmithGroupJJR

Scott Kreitlan, SmithGroupJJR
October 22, 2014 by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

SmithGroupJJR has hired  Scott Kreitlein, AIA, LEED AP, as leader of the Science & Technology Studio at its Phoenix office. He joins SmithGroupJJR from HDR, Houston, where he was science & technology principal. Kreitlein, a 20-year architecture veteran, is recognized for his expertise in the design and planning of biocontainment and animal holding facilities, a… Read More →

Office Mate: The creative endgame for functional obsolescence

The C3 office building, in Los Angeles, was re-imagined by Gensler to include more "front doors" for suites, which are depicted by the colorful stairways on the building's exterior.

Forget the corner office. These days, it’s about the coffee shop around the corner, the food trucks outside the lobby, the light rail that passes an office building every 15 minutes. The work place is all about the worker. Employee and entrepreneur are synonymous. Human resource departments are working in concert with building owners, managers,… Read More →

TMC renovates expanded space in downtown Phoenix

TMC Rendering, WEB

Torres Multicultural Communications (TMC) – an independent, Latina-owned, full-service agency specializing in marketing and public relations solutions for today’s multicultural marketplace – continues to grow at a rapid pace with the relocation to a newly-renovated office space in Downtown Phoenix, in addition to launching Luna Culture Lab in the next months. According to TMC President… Read More →

Irgens breaks ground on Portico Place II in Chandler

Members of the development team break ground on Portico Place II in Chandler.

Irgens has broken ground on Portico Place II, a 48,173 sf, two-story, class-A multi-tenant office building located at 2195 West Chandler Boulevard. This speculative office building is being developed in response to growing demand for new, contemporary office space in the southeast Valley submarket by commercial office tenants. Current class-A office vacancy in the Southeast… Read More →

Scheduling Institute to move into former warehouse restaurant space

LGE - Scheduling Institute, WEB

LGE Design Build has begun work on a large tenant improvement project in the downtown warehouse district for the Scheduling Institute, a medical and dental practice training company based in Alpharetta, Ga.  The renovated facility at 245 E. Jackson St., occupying the former Jackson’s on 3rd restaurant, will serve as a West Coast U.S. headquarters… Read More →