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Gila River Indian Community files lawsuit against FHA/ADOT

Tribes Pursue Retail Projects

The Gila River Indian Community (the “Community”) filed a lawsuit today challenging the recent decision by the Federal Highway Administration and the Arizona Department of Transportation to build the South Mountain Freeway along a path that borders the Community and that runs directly through the South Mountain, land that is sacred to Community members. According… Read More →

Ryan Companies and Group Health Cooperative break ground

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Officials from Group Health Cooperative, Ryan Companies US, Inc., and the city of Renton broke ground for their new operations facility in Renton, Washington. Renton Mayor Denis Law joined Group Health President and CEO Scott Armstrong and Ryan Companies US President and CEO Pat Ryan to mark the beginning of the construction project. “Group Health… Read More →

Hines commences construction at Chandler Viridian

Chandler Viridian, CBRE

Hines, the international real estate firm, has commenced construction on the infrastructure at Chandler Viridian and is moving forward with the design of the Class-A, six-story office building for the mixed-use property’s master plan development. Chandler Viridian, located at the northwest corner of the Loop 101/Loop 202 interchange in the heart of the Price Corridor… Read More →

Caretaker Landscape ranks #62 on 2015 LM150 list

Caretaker Team Photo

Landscape Management released its 2015 LM150 list of the largest landscape companies ranked by 2014 revenue. Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management ranked No. 62 on the list with just over $23 million n 2014 annual revenue. The landscape industry’s largest 150 revenue-generating firms logged a combined $8.5 billion in 2014 annual revenue—a 10 percent increase… Read More →

UMECAZ wins SMACNA safety award

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June 20, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc. (UMEC) in Tempe, Arizona has been recognized for the 10th time since 2000 with a national 1st Place Safety Excellence Award for exemplary safety practices and performance from the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA).  The award was presented for best safety and health record within… Read More →

Preliminary master development plan for ASU Athletics Facilities District released

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Arizona State University (ASU) and Catellus Development Corporation, a nationally recognized master developer, are taking an important step toward creating a world-class urban community immediately adjacent to ASU’s Tempe Campus.  Following several months of due diligence and market analysis, Catellus worked in collaboration with ASU to develop a preliminary master development plan to transform the… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies project earns designation

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June 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health – (ADOSH) Consultation Department has presented the McCarthy Building Companies project, Yuma Regional Medical Center, as a “STAR Site” through the Construction Voluntary Protection Program “C-VPP.” Companies and jobsites that are awarded the STAR designation demonstrate exemplary and comprehensive safety and health management systems. On Tuesday, June… Read More →

Guesthouse Hotels renovates Days Hotel in Scottsdale

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June 5, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Scottsdale-based Guesthouse Hotels has completed its extensive renovation of the Days Hotel in Scottsdale and throughout the hot-weather months  is launching a full slate of special deals for local and out-of-town guests, as well as a series of Jam Sessions, DJ’s and art events featuring Arizona talent. Guesthouse Hotels purchased the 208-room hotel out of… Read More →

Ground breaks on Reliable Forklift’s office, industrial shop

Reliable Forklift, WEB

Construction has officially started on Reliable Forklift’s new offices and industrial shop. A groundbreaking took place yesterday morning on the 3-acre lot located at 2150 East University Drive in Phoenix. Company owners, Don and Mary Carlson purchased the land and existing buildings in January 2015 to expand and relocate its current operations at 3652 E.… Read More →

McCarthy Buildings to construct Aerojet Rocketdyne Project

Aerojet Rocketdyne Project

Nashville-based renewable energy provider Silicon Ranch Corporation and the Phoenix-based Renewable Energy Team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. have selected McCarthy to engineer and construct Silicon Ranch’s Highland Industrial Park 12-Megawatt (MW)AC solar power project that will provide power to Aerojet Rocketdyne and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) in East Camden, Arkansas. Silicon Ranch, owner and operator… Read More →

General contractors selected for Banner-University Medical Center

Courtesy of Shepley Bulfinch

The general contractors have been selected for an 11-story tower that will replace the 40-year-old portion of the hospital at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Pending zoning approvals, Sundt I DPR, A Joint Venture, will begin preparing the site and utilities late this year, with construction starting in early 2016. The facility is expected… Read More →

Bean Drywall gets new digs in Phoenix

Courtesy of LGE Design Build

LGE Design Build has completed an 11,071 SF office and related warehouse storage facility for Bean Drywall, a Phoenix-based company that installs gypsum drywall for construction projects in the Valley and the Prescott/Sedona area. The building, 23011 N. 15th Lane in Phoenix, is the third LGE Design Build has constructed for Bean Drywall over the… Read More →

Two Pet Clubs under construction by SimonCRE

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Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE is currently under construction on two Pet Club Feed and Tack Stores in Arizona. The first site is located at the dominant intersection of Chino Valley and State Route 89 in Chino Valley, Arizona. The second site is located at the SWC of Greenway Road & Cotton Lane in Surprise,… Read More →

Developers of new Mountain Shadows Resort announced

Rendering of new Shadow Mountain Resort.

Westroc Hospitality and Woodbine Development Corporation are partnering to develop a new luxury resort on the former location of Paradise Valley’s iconic Mountain Shadows Resort. With escrow now closed, construction will begin at the southwest corner of 56th Street and Lincoln Drive in the summer of 2015, with a projected opening in early 2017. The… Read More →