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Tucson Airport to upgrade terminal later this year

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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

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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 →

Ground breaks on Arizona Fallen Firefighter Memorial

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On March 6, ground will break on the first statewide memorial dedicated to the courage and memory of Arizona firefighters and paramedics who gave their lives in service of others.  To date, 105 firefighters and paramedics have lost their lives in Arizona since 1902. Two Arizona sculptors – Rusty Bowers from Mesa and Paul Olesniewicz… Read More →

WingSpan Aviation Center approved at Chandler Airport

A new-to-market concept is on its way to Chandler Municipal Airport, introducing new businesses to Chandler’s growing aviation industry.  Chandler City Council last night approved a 50-year ground lease agreement for the WingSpan Aviation Center at Chandler Municipal Airport (CHD).   The first phase of the project will include 80,000SF of hangar/office space. Each hangar… Read More →

Phoenix’s awkward, exciting urban evolution

A rendering of Margaret T. Hance Park
December 26, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Public

Have you ever reflected upon your adolescent years and recalled how dynamic and confusing life and the world could be? For many, it was a challenging time with a mix of emotions and experiences as they learned to balance the social, emotional and physical changes endured as they evolved from children into adults. Life was… Read More →

Kitchell completes first phase of Scottsdale Bible Church renovations

Bible Church, Greg Vatt, Kitchell, WEB

Kitchell recently completed the first phase in transforming the Scottsdale Bible Church campus at Shea Blvd. and 76the Street. The work included construction of Grace Chapel, which serves as a “front door” to the entire 18-acre campus, as well as the Special Ministries classrooms and the Student Center. In addition, Kitchell remodeled administration areas, a large bathroom… Read More →

McCarthy, Sundt JV awarded $120M Ocotillo Water facility project

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A joint venture between McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and Sundt Construction Inc. was recently selected as general contractor for the $120 million Ocotillo Water Reclamation Facility(OWRF) Expansion and Process Improvement Projects for the City of Chandler. The project includes $100 million in new construction and $20 million in upgrades to the existing plant. Located near… Read More →

ASU selects construction team, designers for stadium renovation

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Arizona State University recently selected Hunt-Sundt, a joint venture of Hunt Construction Group and Sundt Construction, Inc., as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) to renovate Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium. The $162-million project includes complete reconstruction of the lower stadium bowl, new concessions, restrooms and amenities, along with new luxury suites on the… Read More →

Lincoln Property Co. wins International BOMA Award

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Lincoln Property Company (LPC)’s LEED Platinum Arizona Game & Fish (AZGF) Department Headquarters in Phoenix is among only 14 buildings from across the world to earn an International BOMA “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) award at this year’s BOMA conference, held last week in Orlando, Fla. The TOBY awards are directed by the… Read More →

Maricopa County gets three miles of new trails

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department recently completed construction of three-miles of new trails along the Maricopa Trail. This segment of trails connects the southeast corner of White Tank Mountain Regional Park to the Jackrabbit Trail Park and Ride in Buckeye. Combined with previously built, but disconnected portions of the trail, this opening creates… Read More →

De Rito Partners redeveloping retail center in Mesa

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De Rito Opportunity Investors, LLC, a company formed by De Rito Partners in Phoenix (Marty De Rito, Iver Bowden, Doug Himmelberger, Principals) has purchased the retail plaza and adjacent drive-thru in Mesa, Arizona, located at the southeast corner of Southern Avenue & Stapley Drive for $2,250,000. The 84,890 square-foot center, was owned by Brixmor GA… Read More →

Lincoln Property Co. advances to international TOBY awards

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The Desert West Region of Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has advanced to the international “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) awards competition for its management of the Arizona Game & Fish (AZGF) Department Headquarters in Phoenix. The awards program is directed by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is the industry’s most… Read More →

Construction to begin on Museum of the West

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The Core | LGE Design Build Joint Venture announced the groundbreaking for construction on the city of Scottsdale’s Museum of the West located at the Northwest corner of Marshall Way and First Street in the heart of downtown Scottsdale. It will create a partnership with the arts district galleries, studios, dining and shopping venues directly… Read More →

New to Market: November, December 2013

Sierra Vista Hospital

1  |  Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Replacement Hospital Developer: Regional Care Hospital Partners General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Architect: Gould Turner Group Architects Location: State Route 90 and Colonia De Salud, Sierra Vista Size: 175,000 SF JE Dunn was recently awarded the $55M Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Replacement Hospital project. The 175,000 SF,… Read More →