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Scottsdale approves retail portion of $2 billion Ritz-Carlton project

$2B Ritz-Carlton Project
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Retail

The Scottsdale and Paradise Valley area will be getting a little more luxurious, as the City of Scottsdale unanimously approved the luxury retail and dining location that will be the sister community of the $2 billion Ritz-Carlton master-planned community. The retail center, The Palmeraie, is a 160,000-square-foot high-end, mixed-use space on 18 acres at Scottsdale and… Read More →

3-building project breaks ground after 30 years

Davis Enterprises – Investments & Development is a family-owned business with many investments and redevelopment projects throughout the Valley, including a five-acre site that has been in the family portfolio for more than 30 years near the I-17 at 2005, 2015 and 2025 W. Deer Valley Rd. While the site has been occupied by different… Read More →

Hexagon Mining selects Downtown Tucson for headquarters

Today, Hexagon Mining, an information technology provider of planning, operations and safety solutions for the mining industry, announced the relocation and expansion of its North American headquarters in Tucson to Downtown Tucson. Hexagon Mining selected City Park at 40 E. Congress Street in Tucson as its new North American headquarters. The company will lease 26,000 square feet on the… Read More →

Glendale completes Municipal Landfill Facilities Improvement Project

In 2013, the Glendale City Council was advised by the city’s Department of Public Works staff that operations at the Glendale Municipal Landfill’s “south area” were approaching capacity and the closure of the southern portion of the landfill was eminent. Glendale city leaders moved forward and approved a plan that called for the seamless transitioning… Read More →

Arizona Center begins $25 million makeover

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Downtown Phoenix continues to change, as the $25 million renovations for the one million-square-foot Arizona Center ceremoniously began Tuesday. First step for @theazcenter‘s $12m facelift: Hammer time! Stay tuned for a more modern, connected & open look for key #Dtphx retail hub. pic.twitter.com/ZKnrl4RIuZ — Greg Stanton (@MayorStanton) March 14, 2017 The retail and entertainment destination… Read More →

Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). February’s data represents the best month for construction job creation since March 2007. Nonresidential construction added nearly two-thirds of net new construction… Read More →

Arizona gets high marks in national ranking on soundness of bridges

Arizona infrastructure

Arizona bridges are among the most structurally sound in the nation, according to a recent national ranking that said just 2.6 percent of the state’s 8,154 bridges were structurally deficient in 2016. The report last month by the American Road and Transport Builders Association said that was an improvement for the state from the 3.1… Read More →

Arizona Builders Alliance names 2017 president

Arizona Builders Alliance
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) appointed Ken Kortman of Kortman Electric as the organization’s 2017 president. In his role, Kortman will facilitate discussions with the board of directors and utilize their direction and support to ensure consensus on industry issues and challenges and help the organization achieve success in 2017. “My goals are to promote the… Read More →

Nonresidential construction spending slips to start 2017

construction
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Nonresidential construction spending contracted during January, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau released Wednesday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending fell 1.9 percent from December to $698.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis. This represents the first month total nonresidential construction spending dipped below $700 billion since July 2016. Despite the monthly… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes Estrella Women’s Health Center

Estrella Women's Health Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction on Estrella Women’s Health Center‘s newest facility, that will help the Center better accommodate the growing need of women’s health care and birthing services in the area, has been complete. The facility is slated to open early this year, and includes 10,351 square feet of space that will help enhance patient privacy and improve staff… Read More →

North Scottsdale land sold for $7.1 million

North Scottsdale Land
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

A 4.5-acre land parcel near Scottsdale Road and Princess Boulevard was sold for $7,128,728, according to Lee & Associates. The new owners plan to develop a mixed-use project, including a 300-unit,. 4-story luxury apartment complex, on the land at the southwest corner of Scottsdale road and Chauncey Lane. The mixed-use development also includes a four-building, 33,000-square-foot retail… Read More →

Hotel coming to First and Polk Streets in Downtown Phoenix

Hotel
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Hospitality

Development has started on a 210-room, 11-story Hampton Inn & Suites in Downtown Phoenix, near the ASU Downtown Campus, according to an announcement from Mortenson. The hotel is expected to be completed in the summer of 2018, and is located at the intersection of First and Polk Streets. PK Architects and Design Force are the… Read More →

Construction starts on $107.652M Sagewood expansion

Sagewood
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Senior Living

Construction is underway for a $107.652 million expansion at the resort-like senior living community, Sagewood, near the Musical Instrument Museum at 4555 E. Mayo Blvd., in Phoenix. The expansion will add 24 estate homes, an additional assisted living facility, and an event center to the community while doubling parking, according to Stewart Ingram, executive director of… Read More →

McCarthy finishes $115M Yuma Regional Medical Center expansion

Yuma Regional Medical Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The three-year expansion and campus renovation at Yuma Regional Medical Center has been completed by McCarthy Building Companies Inc., according to a recent announcement. The project included a new 71,118-square-foot Emergency Department (ED) expansion, boosting bed capacity from 37 to 72. Now, the facility accommodates up to 109,000 visits annually. The 35-acre campus renovation and… Read More →