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McGough brings life to Phoenix Radio Station Headquarters


McGough Construction broke ground this year on a new, two-story, 28,000 square foot Hubbard Radio Phoenix Headquarters Facility, which will be the new home for all five of Hubbard Radio’s stations – 98 KUPD, 93.3 FM, KSLX 100.7 FM, NBC Sports 1060 AM and 440 AM. The new facility includes an outdoor deck and performance… Read More →

NAIOP members’ office and industrial projects

SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center — SkySong 4

Project profile criteria per NAIOP: Property must be owned or have non-refundable earnest money in escrow by 8/1/15. Property must have a color site plan and color rendering completed. Property must have proper zoning in place. Property must be bigger than 100,000 square feet Amkor Headquarters  Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc. General Contractor: Ryan Companies… Read More →

Historic Grand Ave building becomes art, collab, event space

Unexpected Art Gallery

The Unexpected Art Gallery opens in a historic Grand Avenue building this month, bringing a unique mixed-use art exhibition gallery, office and event space to this growing Downtown Phoenix neighborhood. The gallery renovates the 8,000 square foot Miller Store Fixture building at 734 W. Polk St. where the owners plan to host exhibitions and include a TechShop… Read More →

W.J. Maloney adds spring training complex to list of projects

Photo courtesy of Plumbing Underground

W.J. Maloney Plumbing has announced the addition of the Surprise Spring Training Complex to its roster of projects. The major and minor league clubhouses for both the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals are undergoing a $22 million remodeling and expansion project, expected to be completed in February 2016. W.J. Maloney Plumbing is relocating… Read More →

Reign of the Sun Devil

ASU Athletics Facilities District redering

Arizona State University is looking to give its aging sports arenas a face lift, and the school is taking a unique approach to come up with the necessary funds for the expansion and renovations. The university plans to convert an area of its Tempe campus into a fee-generating commercial and residential development. ASU and master… Read More →

L.I.F.E. replaces Rancho Solano Gilbert Campus for $4.5M

Rancho Solano

Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) of Arizona negotiated the $4.5 million sale of the Rancho Solano Gilbert Campus, 1305 S. Gilbert Road, to IPF Rancho Solano, LLC of San Diego. Jim Wilson, Executive Director with Cushman & Wakefield’s Phoenix office and Scott Shelbourne of C&W’s Chicago office represented the seller, Arizona Prep Real Estate, LLC of… Read More →

ABA Project Profiles: Arizona’s Finest

Arizona Cancer Center

Arizona Builders Alliance is a partnership between the Arizona chapters of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) and the Building Chapter Associated General Contractors (AGC). It represents more than 250 contractors, suppliers and professional service firms in the commercial construction industry. Here are spotlight projects its members have been working on this year. Airport I-10… Read More →

Chandler Airport Water Reclamation Facility wins AWA award

CDP Commercial, LLC; Provided by McCarthy Building Cos.

The Chandler Airport Water Reclamation Facility expansion project, led by McCarthy Building Companies, was recently named the 2015 Water Reuse Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association. The $105 million dollar expansion project, located at 905 E. Queen Creek Road in Chandler, Ariz., underwent a 7 million gallons per day (MGD) expansion that allows the… Read More →

Concentrated Culture: The symbiosis of new-build and adaptive reuse

Portland on the Park, Courtesy of DAVIS

There are undeniable truths in commercial real estate. For instance — retail follows rooftops. However, when the right variables come together, the presence of retail can create a demand for mixed-use communities. This is a phenomenon Michelle Schwartz, associate at RSP Architects, has observed in her firm’s recent work. “Arizona has such a short history… Read More →

Sky Harbor conducts 440KSF flooring project


Phoenix Sky Harbor Terminal 4 Terrazzo Project Developer: City of Phoenix General Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Architect: Richard-Bauer Location:  3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd., Phoenix Size:  440KSF Value: $15.4 M Start/Completion: Contract State Date 9/1/2015 – Contract Complete Date 10/2019 Project Description: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is replacing approximately 440,000 square feet of flooring… Read More →

New to Market: May 2015-June 2015

Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial

Public Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial DEVELOPER: State of Arizona General Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Architect: SmithGroupJJR Engineers: CVL and PK Associates Sculptors: Rusty Bowers; Paul Olesniewicz Location: Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza VALUE: $1.25M in donations Start/Completion: March to October 2015 Subcontractors: American Fence, Gothic Landscaping, W.R. Grace, Brundage Bone, Sun Valley, Schuff… Read More →

Skanska makes roadway improvements on SR87

A panorama gives some sense of the scale of the rock wall along SR87.

The Phoenix office of Skanska is close to completion on improvements to SR87 Slate Creek Curve in Sunflower, Ariz. A key focus of the project has been to improve the safety of the roadway, an area vulnerable to rock fall from the surrounding slopes. The $6.1 million roadway project for the Arizona Department of Transportation… Read More →

Tucson Airport to upgrade terminal later this year

tucson airport

The Tucson Airport Authority recently selected Sundt Construction, Inc. as the construction manager at risk for a terminal upgrade project expected to begin in late 2015. The project’s construction cost is budgeted at $18 million to $23 million. The Tucson International Airport terminal optimization program, which is Sundt’s third major venture for the airport since… Read More →

City of Mesa streets get $4.5M improvements, Shao-Chun Wang

The Phoenix office of Skanska has started work on improvements to Broadway Road in Mesa, Ariz., from Power Road to Sossaman Road. The $4.5 million street and utility improvements project for the City of Mesa includes extensive storm drain and potable water upgrades to the existing system, widening an older roadway to accommodate heavier traffic… Read More →