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NOVO Development adds Stephen Hulston

Stephen Hulston
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Stephen Hulston has joined NOVO Development of Scottsdale and will oversee the company’s cost estimating, pre-construction and development activities. Hulston brings almost three decades of construction experience to NOVO having most recently served as vice president/business unit leader for Balfour Beatty Construction. He managed Arizona operations for the construction company, including all financial, design, construction… Read More →

Bell Road mixed-use project announces retail tenants

Bell Road
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Mixed-Use

Evergreen Development is ramping up construction at its 31-acre Trellis on Bell community at 12th Street and Bell Road in north Phoenix. The Phoenix-based developer is beginning construction on the community’s residential apartments, while new restaurant and retail tenants Café Rio, Blaze Pizza and Arizona Hair Company have signed leases to help anchor the 12,171-square-foot shops… Read More →

Eldorado on 1st breaks ground in Scottsdale

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Toronto-based North American Development Group (NADG) and sales and marketing partners AZarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson Real Estate, together with City of Scottsdale officials, celebrated Wednesday the groundbreaking of Eldorado on 1st, a new mixed-use residential development concept designed by renowned Phoenix architect Will Bruder. Eldorado on 1st is a collection of seven refined city homes located… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix development shows need for walkable streets

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Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors. More than 20 apartment and condo buildings are rising, a boom that will add more than 2,000 living spaces by 2017. Expectations also are rising. City officials and residents say walkable, lively… Read More →

Sundt starts to build Embry-Riddle facility

Embry-Riddle
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Sundt Construction has been selected to build a new classroom and laboratory facility at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. Frequently referred to as the “Harvard of the Sky,” the school is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, with 125 locations worldwide. The design-build project, which is expected to be… Read More →

Retail center is part of $2B Ritz-Carlton project

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

Five Star Development announced Wednesday its detailed plans to develop a retail and dining destination, The Palmeraie, in the heart of Scottsdale that will be connected to the $2 billion Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley master-planned community. The initial phase of The Palmeraie will encompass approximately 160,000 square feet of high-end, mixed-use space located on 18 acres at… Read More →

Report: March construction starts see increase

Arizona leads nation in Construction Employment
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Dodge Data & Analytics reported on March construction starts in the metropolitan statistical area of Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, consisting of Maricopa and Pinal counties. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, the latest month’s construction activity followed this pattern: According to the Dodge’s data, construction spending in 2016 on nonresidential properties totaled $158,064,000, a four percent increase from 2015’s… Read More →

IPA starts building Generations at Ahwatukee

Flagstaff lost the highest percentage of construction jobs
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Medical

Investment Property Associates LLC (IPA) and Retirement Community Specialists (RCS) announced construction is now underway on its senior living community, Generations at Ahwatukee. The project, located at the southeast corner of Chandler Boulevard and 50th Street is targeted for completion by mid-summer 2017. The community will include a total of 137 units, comprised of 97 independent/assisted living… Read More →

Quarterly GDP growth slowest in 2 years

Small Businesses getting help in down economy
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded only 0.5 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during 2016’s first quarter, according to an analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis data released Thursday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This disappointing figure follows a 1.4 percent annualized rate of economic output expansion during the fourth quarter of 2015. Nonresidential fixed… Read More →

Mortenson Construction expands East Coast footprint

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Mortenson Construction announced Wednesday it has expanded its operations in the Washington, D.C. area with the addition of a new office in McLean, VA. Mortenson has been serving the mission needs of the Federal Government across the United States for more than 30 years and currently has several projects underway in the Washington, D.C. area. “The expansion of our… Read More →

March construction unemployment rates improve

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction unemployment rates improved in March with 298,000 new jobs added, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates for the country and 30 states were 0.8 lower than in March 2015, marking five and a half years of consecutive monthly year-over-year rate declines. The state with the lowest construction unemployment rates in… Read More →

After waiting since downturn, developers start construction

Senior living
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Senior Living

Since 2005, developers have been sitting on land at the southwest corner of Olive and 107th Avenues in Peoria, waiting for the right time to move forward with the right project. Tuesday, Chicago-based general contractor Lamp Incorporated announced that the time is now. The lot will be the site of The Mission at Agua Fria—a… Read More →

Construction firm earns 2 marketing awards

Weitz Company
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The Weitz Company Phoenix office walked away as a two-time winner at the 3rd Annual SMPS Arizona Marketing Communication Awards (MCA) on Thursday, April 14. SMPS Arizona Marketing Communications Awards showcase the best and brightest creations of top local A/E/C marketing and business development professionals. The competition is friendly, but fierce, as leading industry marketers submit their… Read More →

Johnson Carlier acquires BEC Southwest

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Johnson Carlier, a Phoenix-based general contractor, acquired BEC Southwest. Its founder and owner Marc Daniels, has rejoined Johnson Carlier as President and COO. Daniels left Johnson Carlier in 1992 to start BEC, which grew into a successful engineering and construction company that predominantly works in Northern Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. Daniels brings 34 years of building… Read More →