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Kitchell completes Casa Grande Medical Center renovations

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October 30, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | In The Spotlight

Kitchell recently completed a remodel of the lobby of the Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, part of a re-branding of the hospital as one of the Banner family of healthcare facilities. Additional work to be completed includes work on the main entrance, utilities, roofing, building envelope enhancements and site work. The 30-year-old facility, located at… Read More →

Chandler approves 20-acre industrial park plans

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The Chandler City Council approved the Planned Area Development (PAD) zoning request and site plan approval for Chandler Airport Center on Oct. 23, a general industrial park at the SWC of Germann and Cooper roads in Chandler. Meritex Chandler, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Minneapolis based Meritex, will develop Chandler Airport Center in association… Read More →

Hayden House Tempe plans $200M mixed-use project

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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 →

Wayne Einbinder promoted at Sundt Construction

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October 27, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

  Sundt Construction, Inc., Vice President Wayne Einbinder was recently promoted to director of the general contractor’s newly established National Projects Group. In his new role, Einbinder will lead the National Projects Group’s work within the hospitality, criminal justice and federal construction markets on a national level. Pooling top-level talent and resources from each of… Read More →

NAIOP-AZ 2014 Notable Projects

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NAIOP-AZ Projects Criteria: • Property must be owned or have non-refundable earnest money in escrow by 8/1/14 • Property must have proper zoning in place by 8/1/14 • Property must be bigger than 100KSF 1. 10 West Logistics Center Developer: Wentworth Property Company General Contractor: Graycor Architect: Butler Design Group, Inc. Location: 6200 W. Van… Read More →

$350M ‘green’ condominium project moves into Scottsdale

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The Sterling Collection at Silverleaf, a “green” luxury condominium development, is set to launch sales in early November. The $350M development is one of the largest luxury residential projects in the Southwest.   Developed by Scottsdale-based Cypress Development Group, The Sterling Collection at Silverleaf will be the most luxurious condominium community to ever be developed… Read More →

Sundt to build temporary lodging at Luke AFB

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The U.S. Air Force 56th Contracting Squadron recently selected Sundt Construction, Inc. as the general contractor for a new temporary lodging facility at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Ariz. The $8.9 million, 42,000-square-foot project includes construction of four single-story lodging facilities with 28 units, providing Air Force personnel with short-term, quality housing accommodations as… 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 →

AFI-USA sells downtown Phoenix development site for $12.75M

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Real estate developer Africa-Israel USA (AFI-USA) announces the sale of a five-acre downtown Phoenix development site at the corner of Central Avenue and McDowell Road for $12.75 million. AFI-USA had owned the property since 2004. Lennar Multifamily Communities is the purchaser and plans to transform what is currently an empty lot into a 288,000-square-foot luxury residential… Read More →

Jaclynn Walsh named president, COO of Irgens

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Irgens announced that Jaclynn (Jackie) C. Walsh had been named president/COO, effective immediately. Walsh will oversee day-to-day company operations in support of its real estate portfolio including property and facilities management, design and construction administration, leasing, project management, information technology, and marketing/communications. Mark F. Irgens, CRE will continue as CEO/manager and lead the company’s strategic… 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 →

Liberty Center at Rio Salado completes first building

Liberty Center at Rio Salado is a partnership between Liberty Property Trust and Markham Contracting Co.

Liberty Property Trust announced that it has completed the construction of its 155,000 square foot Class A office building, located at 1850 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.  The building opening marks Liberty’s first of up to potentially 11 buildings planned at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, and officially launches the innovative mixed-use business park.… Read More →

Homeless can now shower, launder clothes in Chandler Clean Machine

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Scrub-a-dub-dub! The Chandler Clean Machine is up and running to accommodate the homeless in providing showers and a washer and dryer to help them get back on their feet in the thriving economy. McCarthy Building Companies partnered with the City of Chandler, For Our City, Chandler Fire, Health and Medical Department, and the Interfaith Homeless… Read More →

Hines closes on purchase of 25-acre Chandler Viridian

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Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that it has closed on the purchase of the 25.5-acre site for Chandler Viridian, a mixed-use property on the northwest corner of the Loop 101/Loop 202 interchange, adjacent to the Chandler Fashion Center. Hines has been working on Chandler Viridian for nearly two years due to the… Read More →