Adolfson & Peterson Archives

GCC automotive technology complex celebrates topping out

Courtesy of Adolfson & Peterson

On May 19, Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) celebrated the “topping-out” construction milestone on the new automotive technology complex at Glendale Community College (GCC). The topping-out event marked the completion of the highest point of construction on the jobsite and was celebrated with a catered breakfast and recognition ceremony. Current College President, Dr. Irene Kovala,… Read More →

GCC Technology 3 building breaks ground

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A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Jan. 30 at Glendale Community College (GCC) for the new Technology 3 (T3) building. Local community members and dignitaries along with representatives from GCC, Holly Street Studio, and Adolfson & Peterson Construction were on hand to officially commence the construction of the new building serving the College’s automotive technology… Read More →

Jeff Keck returns to Adolfson & Peterson as regional VP

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) announced Thursday morning the return of Jeff Keck to the organization. Keck had previously been a vice president with A&P for 12 years before leaving the company in early 2013. Effective this week, he will return and assume the new position of Vice President of Operations for the Arizona region.… Read More →

Constructing a Competitive Edge

Glendale Community College Technology 1 Building
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

Whether it’s building a research facility from the ground-up or renovating a historic stadium, institutions of higher education must always be — or appear to be — on a competitive edge. ASU’s decision to enter a $162M renovation of Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., comes in the wake of other Pac-12 schools’ stadium upgrades… Read More →

Paul Schoeffler joins Adolfson & Peterson Construction

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) announced the addition of Paul Schoeffler as senior preconstruction manager for the Southwest region. Schoeffler has over 35 years of experience within the commercial construction industry, primarily in preconstruction roles with large commercial contractors.  Schoeffler will be responsible for working with clients to provide initial conceptual estimates, constructability reviews, and… Read More →

Adolfson & Peterson accepts ALS ice bucket challenge

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The ALS ice bucket challenge has gone viral and it doesn’t appear to be freezing anytime soon. Local construction firm Adolfson & Peterson recently accepted the challenge. “After a challenge from our Colorado office, Adolfson & Peterson Construction’s Bryan Dunn and our Tempe office has ‘called-out’ Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, among others, to participate in… Read More →

Green development stays sunny side up

APS Hyder II solar power plant located in Hyder, Arizona.

Debates over energy consumption, reduction and alternatives occur frequently in the increasingly “green” world. Arizona stands as a leader in the alternative energy market with the use of solar, geothermal energy and natural gas as alternatives to more traditional energy providers. Even through the decline of green building projects, as reported by Forbes, major companies… Read More →

Adolfson & Peterson Break Ground on EMCC Performing Arts Center

Adolfson and Peterson Construction announced Monday it broke ground on Estrella Mountain Community College’s new performing arts center. The $9.7M center is a 30,000 SF free standing fine arts space at the heart of the campus. Orcutt Winslow designed the building, developed by the Maricopa County Community College District. The new building will serve as… Read More →

Adolfson & Peterson Break Ground on EMCC Performing Arts Center

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Adolfson and Peterson Construction announced Monday it broke ground on Estrella Mountain Community College’s new performing arts center. The $9.7M center is a 30,000 SF free standing fine arts space at the heart of the campus. Orcutt Winslow designed the building, developed by the Maricopa County Community College District. The new building will serve as… Read More →

Adolfson & Peterson Promotes Jaime Vidales

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by in Newsmakers

Jaime R. Vidales has been promoted to Director of K-14 in Adolfson & Peterson’s Southwest region. Vidales has spent the last eight years at A&P working on the firm’s local education projects. As Director of K-14, Vidales will serve as the market leader in the primary, secondary, and two-year post-secondary and technical learning environments. His… Read More →

Two Adolfson & Peterson Projects Win National Tax Credit Excellence Awards

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Two multi-family projects built by the Phoenix office of general contractor Adolfson & Peterson ― including a 2012 RED Award winner ― were among the six winners of the 18th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards. Presented to the most outstanding Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) properties in six categories, this national awards program celebrates… Read More →

Schools Feel The Pinch When It Comes To Growth In West Valley

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Growing Pains Schools feel the pinch when it comes to growth in the West Valley By Lori K. Baker It’s back-to-school time. Will the children in the West Valley’s new residential developments have a neighborhood school to attend? At first, that question might strike you as odd. After all, many consider school the cornerstone of… Read More →