Architecture Archives

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 →

Sundt Construction completes Coyote Center in Chandler

Coyote Center, main

Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) recently completed the $28.6 million Coyote Center at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Pecos Campus in Chandler, Arizona. In celebration of the multi-purpose facility’s grand opening, city officials came together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 24 to announce the achievement. Serving as a gathering place for the community and a gateway to… Read More →

Catellus Development selected as developer for 330-acre ASU project

The 300 acres of land that will become part of the ASU Athletic Facilities District. Photo courtesy of ASU

Arizona State University today announced its selection of Catellus Development Corporation as master developer for the ASU Athletic Facilities District, a unique mixed-use development on 330 acres at the northeast end of the ASU’s Tempe Campus. The District, envisioned as a model for creative urban neighborhood design and sustainable development, will be enlivened by its… Read More →

New GoDaddy office bridges gap between work, home

Photo by Brittany Dierken

A GoDaddy-themed pedal kart tore through a large banner to initiate the opening of the GoDaddy Global Technology Center in Tempe this morning. The GoDaddy Global Technology Center has opened its doors to bridge the gap between work and home by constructing a professional environment that allows employees to work hard and play hard. “This… Read More →

Sundt Construction tapped as contractor for barracks renovation

Little Creek Barracks, Courtesy of Sundt

The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, recently selected Arizona-based Sundt Construction, Inc. as the general contractor for the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters and Central Utility Plant renovations project at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Designed in phases to accommodate sailor and soldier loading requirements, the $26.3… Read More →

OliverMcMillan breaks ground on SALT apartments

SALT

OliverMcMillan, a boutique real estate developer known for creating artistic, enduring destinations, has broken ground on SALT – a four-story, 265-unit, Class A apartment community in Tempe, Ariz. The development will feature studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom living spaces.  Residents will enjoy boutique resort style amenities with two pools, spa, yoga lawn, poolside cabanas,… Read More →