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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 →

McCarthy promotes Tyler Shupe to project director

Tyler Shupe
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Tyler Shupe at McCarthy Building Companies Inc. Southwest division, McCarthy Southwest, was promoted to project director. Shupe will focus on development and leading internal and external teams on the firm’s K-12 education construction projects. He will make sure an integrated approach throughout all phases of the project will be taken. Shupe has worked 17 years… Read More →

81,000 SF design and distribution center completed

distribution center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

A new distribution and design center for flooring and surface design firm, J.R. McDade Company, has been completed by LGE Design Build. The 81,000-square-foot facility is located at 4317 E. Broadway Rd., in Phoenix. The facility was designed and built by LGE Design Build. The $3.8 million facility broke ground in Feb. 2016 and was… Read More →

Construction job growth rebounds in 2017

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment started 2017 on a high note, adding 36,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in January, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The 0.5 percent increase represents the best month for construction employment growth since March of… Read More →

Construction unemployment rates improve in 26 states

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

December not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 26 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released Tuesday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The rates for two states, Iowa and Wisconsin, were unchanged from December 2015. The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 7.4 percent was down… Read More →

Construction on Scottsdale luxury apartments finished

Scottsdale luxury apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction was completed on a  278-unit luxury apartment complex, The TOMSCOT, which is located in Scottsdale near Thomas and Scottsdale Roads, according to an announcement by The Weitz Company. The main level units at this apartment complex are designated as live-work space for residents. K&I Homes LLC designed the community, which is owned by Connell Real… Read More →

50,000 SF manufacturing facility finished in Prescott

Manufacturing facility
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

A 50,000-square-foot built-to-suit manufacturing facility in Prescott was finished for its occupants, Vinyl Visions LLC, which is relocating from Southern California to the new facility. The two-story facility sits on 3.5 acres and has vinyl extrusion capabilities. Vinyl Visions provides window trim and other products nationwide for the window and door industry. Sun State Builders completed… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes Stone Collection offices, showroom

LGE Design Build
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

LGE Design Build completed construction on a showroom for The Stone Collection, a wholesaler of natural stone slabs and other premium hard surface materials in Phoenix. The Stone Collection’s new 100,000-square-foot building, located at 4101 S. 38th St. in Phoenix, features a 12,500 square-foot, showroom that includes a dedicated gallery for viewing translucent semi-precious stones, collaborative… Read More →

Tucson retail center to add 3 stores

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The ground was broken Thursday for a retail project in Tucson, which will include three additional stores at Houghton Town Center near Houghton and Old Vail Roads. Ryan Companies US is the owner, developer and general contractor of the retail project and is partnered with Diamond Ventures to add the three new retail stores. The additions… Read More →

Construction on largest APS solar plant finished

APS Solar Plant
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Arizona Public Service‘s (APS) largest solar plant to date was recently completed in Red Rock, Arizona, nearly 40 miles Northwest of Tucson near Interstate 10. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. finished the 40 megawatt, 400-acre solar plant at 25990 E. Camino Adelante Rd., for APS. The plant has 2,286 single-axis trackers supporting 182,880 photovoltaic panels. Construction on… Read More →

ABC says construction lost jobs in December

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment declined by 3,000 net jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in December, according to analysis of  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The industry added 102,000 net new jobs on a year-over-year basis, the smallest increase in more than four years. Of the… Read More →