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McCarthy nears completion of $22M stadium parking structure for UA

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. will top out construction on the highly anticipated, new $22 million five-level, 282,000-square-foot South Stadium Parking Structure for the University of Arizona (UA) in Tucson, Ariz., later this month. Upon completion in August, the garage will have 915 parking spaces, restoring parking spaces that have been used for campus development of… Read More →

Arizona Supreme Court decision helps CRE developers


Doing business with government entities in Arizona has improved for real estate and infrastructure developers, thanks to a recent Arizona Supreme Court decision. The state and its political subdivisions are now subject to Arizona’s eight-year statute of repose, giving the government a deadline to file legal actions based on contracts for the design, development and… Read More →

A.R. Mays Construction gives Whispering Hope Ranch a boost

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

June 12 marked the ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Barn to Bunkhouse conversion project at Whispering Hope Ranch (WHR), a 45-acre camp for children and animals with special needs, outside Payson, Arizona. At full capacity with 126 beds in the existing Phase I construction of 10 cabins, an increase in the number… Read More →

McCarthy hires Guy Voss as director of business development

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Guy Voss, P.E., as director of business development of McCarthy Water for the Southwest division. The Water team offers general contracting, construction management, program management and design/build services for water and wastewater projects throughout the United States. In his new role, Voss will direct the group’s strategic planning and new… Read More →

312SF Parc Pinnacle Industrial Project breaks ground

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Industrial

Dallas-based Jackson-Shaw has partnered with Las Vegas-based LaPour Partners Inc. to break ground on Parc Pinnacle, a 311,840-square-foot, three-building speculative industrial project in Deer Valley, Arizona. The Phoenix office of JLL was granted the leasing assignment for the new development. “We have had a successful history developing quality industrial products in Deer Valley over the… Read More →

Nearly 200,000 construction jobs added since May 2016

nonresidential construction
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

In May, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 24 states on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). At the same time, the construction industry added 192,000 more construction jobs than in May 2016, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics… Read More →

Developers break ground on The Block, largest Scottsdale retail center in five years

Pima Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

MainSpring Capital, developer of the 232-acre mixed-use Pima Center along with Forum Capital, broke ground on its 22-acre retail mixed-use center called The Block. “We are excited to be underway on this dynamic project,” says Curtis Brown, principal with MainSpring Capital Group. “This is the largest retail mixed-use center built in Scottsdale since The Quarter. The enthusiasm from tenants has… Read More →

Stevens Leinweber Construction hires director of new construction

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Stevens Leinweber Construction (SLC) hired Erik Powell as Director of New Construction. Powell’s duties will include the sale, development and project management of new ground up projects. “Erik adds depth to our team and broadens our capabilities in ground up construction. This is a strategic move for SLC that positions us as a key player in the… Read More →

New pedestrian tunnel takes shape at Phoenix Raceway

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

As the Phoenix Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar begins to take shape, the construction crew is digging into the fan experience with the excavation of the new pedestrian tunnel.  The pedestrian-only tunnel will provide quick and easy access to one of the centerpieces of the $178 million modernization project – a premium Fan Zone.… Read More →

64 journeymen graduate from ABA apprenticeship programs

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

On Thursday, June 15, at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel, 64 individuals graduated from the ABA-AGC Education Fund’s three apprenticeship programs, enabling them to be Heavy Equipment Operators, Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanics and Electricians.  “Graduating from the program means that these individuals hold journeyman status and will be recognized as certified, competent and highly skilled tradesmen… Read More →

Contour on Campbell luxury condominiums are topped off

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The topping out of Contour on Campbel brings Phoenix’s newest condominium community closer to completion. A collection of contemporary residences, CONTOUR promotes the modern lifestyle by merging inspired design, urban living and advanced construction techniques in an authentic, community-based environment. Click here to see time-lapse construction video: Contour on Campbel, located at 2300 E. Campbell Ave.… Read More →

How developers saved time and millions on $418M hospital project

developers behind Banner University Medical Center Phoenix

It has been said that two minds are better than one. This concept holds true for Banner Health, which has saved millions of dollars and precious time by utilizing an integrated project delivery (IPD) process for two of its latest multi-million-dollar developments. An IPD is defined as a collaborative approach that combines systems, business structures,… Read More →

Is 16th Street the newest commercial real estate hub?

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Investment

We are halfway through the year 2017 and the Phoenix downtown and central corridor market continues to show an influx of commercial real estate property growth.  Is 16th Street the new hub for commercial real estate development? Let’s take a moment to highlight what we do know.  The retailer, Target Corp. have a number of stores… Read More →

Peoria awards Plaza Companies lease for Loop 101 development

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The Peoria City Council voted Tuesday night to enter into a new agreement with Plaza Companies on a significant new development project at the Loop 101 and Peoria Road. Plaza Companies will enter into a long-term ground lease on the 14-acre property, located at the southwest corner of the highly trafficked intersection. Plaza will design, lease and develop the city-owned parcel to create a new… Read More →