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Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine campus extension

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) broke ground Jan. 8 on a new 47KSF mixed-use building. The $9.5M campus expansion supports the college’s record enrollment numbers, growing patient volume in the medical center and plans to add new degree programs and community classes to match the growing interest in naturopathic medicine. The campus expansion will provide space for a larger library, more group and individual study spaces, a café, exercise space and updated classrooms to support lecture and team-based learning. Additionally, SCNM will explore new frontiers in naturopathic medicine with an integrative regenerative healing center for the treatment of pain and a demonstration kitchen for patient and community education.

Developer: Axis Developments Inc.
General contractor: Axis Developments Inc.
Architect: Cawley Architects
Location: 2140 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe
Size: 47K SF
Value: $9.5M
Start/Completion: January to fall 2014
Subcontractors: Sharp Creek, Suntec, Re-Create Companies, Bell Steel, Desert
Ridge Glass, Pinnacle Plumbing, Alliance Fire Protection, TCK AC and Heating,
Phoenix Commercial Electric


RED AWARDS 2014: Best Retail Project

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 9th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2013 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and more than 100 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. Click here to view all 2014 RED Awards Winners.‎

Entertainment District
Developer: Triyar Companies
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: AV3 design studio (Design Architect); Cawley Architects
Size: 26,200 SF
Location: 7301 E. Indian Plaza, 7333 E. Indian Plaza, 4420 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale
Completed: May 2013

scottsdale_entertainment_districtNow the heart of Old Town, the Scottsdale Entertainment District started out as several older structures spread out over 57,000 SF of land. In 2012, Triyar Companies and LGE Design Build united with the goal of redeveloping the block into a multi-user bar and restaurant district that would service residents and tourists. The space now consists of five noteworthy tenants, including The Derby, Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row, Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails and Maya Day and Nightclub. Energy efficient components include 1-inch dual plane insulated glass, LED lighting and R-8 value roofing. Not only did the redevelopment finish on time and 100 percent leased by completition, it completely changed its surrounding area and dramatically increased the rent price of surrounding office space.


LGE Design Build Completes Renovation of Popular Phoenix Restaurant

LGE Design Build recently completed a restaurant renovation for Lolo’s Chicken & Waffles, the popular Downtown Phoenix eatery at the NWC of Central Ave. and Yuma.

This 4,240 SF project was completed on time and under budget. The owneris White Girls LLC and the architect was Cawley.

The original building was built in 1927, and many of its historic qualities were preserved. As part of the renovation, seating capacity tripled in size with rooms for private parties.

Lolo’s remained open for business throughout the construction.



Adelante Healthcare to Open LEED Platinum Health Center in East Valley


Adelante Healthcare, a provider of sustainable healthcare for patients throughout the Valley,  opens its seventh location, 1705 W. Main Street in Mesa on Nov. 2.

The site is slated for LEED Platinum certification. and will host a scheduled tour stop for the national Health Design Conference on Nov. 3, hosting architects, engineers and designers who look to the space as a forerunner in healthcare facility design.

LGE Design Build is the general contractor and the architectural firm is Cawley Architects.

The new facility uses earth-friendly design elements such as low-VOC paint, recycled materials, energy-saving technologies, responsible waste disposal, green-living outreach and education. Patients will also find light-filled spaces in vibrant colors, smaller living room-style waiting areas, healing art, positive distractions, and interactive activities throughout the center.

“We are ecstatic to announce the opening of our brand new health center in Mesa,” said Avein Saaty-Tafoya, CEO of Adelante Healthcare. “This facility will not only provide high quality primary and preventive health services to individuals throughout the East Valley, it will also be a community meeting resource, provide nutritionists, a pharmacy, and lab all within a peaceful, welcoming environment, open to all.”

Adelante Healthcare Mesa will provide family medicine, pediatrics, women’s health, internal medicine, and dental care. It will also have a healthy café in its lobby offering a full coffee bar and grab-and-go items for breakfast and lunch. The new location will replace the current health center practice now operating at 2204 S. Dobson Road, Suite 101.

“Our new site is slated for LEED Platinum interiors certification, the first community health center in the nation to achieve this designation. It’s also the first comprehensive health center on the Metro Light Rail,” Saaty-Tafoya said.

“We have incorporated design researched to create a healing environment. This is a truly specially built environment of care that will transform how patients access services and will improve patients’ experience.”

The lease for Adelante Healthcare Mesa was negotiated by Aaron Kuhl of Medical Office Brokers.




RED Awards 2012: Best Redevelopment Project, Adelante Healthcare Surprise

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Redevelopment Project was Adelante Healthcare Surprise.

Best Redevelopment Project

Adelante Healthcare Surprise

Developer: One World Development Corp.
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Broker: Medical Office Brokers
Size: 29,096 SF
Location: 15351 W. Bell Rd., Surprise
Completed: December 2011

Adelante HealthcareA once-vacant project known as Bell Road Plaza, this collection of three frontage retail buildings and one office building was redeveloped and transformed into Adelante Healthcare. In less than nine months, LGE Design Build and Cawley Architects expanded 12,000 SF to accommodate 30,000 SF of contiguous space. The healthcare facility includes 28 exam rooms, specialty waiting rooms, wood look-alike VCT floors and a central break cafe. To maintain energy efficiency, Adelante includes 14 seer HVAC and a 1-inch foam roof to the current building. The project was 100% vacant and being sold through bankruptcy. Thanks to the project’s innovative team, Adelante Healthcare has the capacity and resources to provide medical assistance to the residents of Surprise.


Video by Cory Bergquist

Honorable Mention

The Q Building at Paradise Valley Community College

Developer: Paradise Valley Community College
Contractor: Jokake
Architect: SmithGroupJJR
Size: 69,700 SF
Location: 18401 N. 32nd St. Phoenix
Completed: January, 2011

Video by Cory Bergquist

RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Northern Gateway Commerce Park - AZRE May/June 2010

Office: Northern Gateway Commerce Park


Developer: ViaWest Properties & LGE Design Build
General contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Location: SWC 71st & Northern avenues in Glendale
Size: 10 acres

The combined joint-venture will construct a $12M built-to-suit office/industrial building for prospective tenants. Groundbreaking is TBD. Brokerage firm is Cassidy Turley.

AZRE May/June 2010
Brentwood Industries - AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Industrial: Brentwood Industries


Developer: LGE Design Build
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Size: 51,000 SF
Location: Litchfield Rd. and Peoria Ave., Surprise

The $2.8M project is an office/warehouse design build for Brentwood Industries, which designs and builds plastic products. Expected completion is 3Q 2011.

AZRE March/April 2011
Digital Systems Headquarters - AZRE Magazine September/October 2010

Office: Digital Systems Headquarters


Developer: LGE Design Build
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Size: 17,600 SF
Location: 91st St. & Palo Brea Dr., Scottsdale

The $3.6M Class A office building will serve as world headquarters for Digital Systems Engineering. It will include rusted metal panel piers, founder block walls and a large balcony. Construction began in June and is slated to finish January 2011.

AZRE September/October 2010
PSS Law Headquarters - AZRE May/June 2010

Office: PSS Law Headquarters


Developer: DC Lot 13 LLC
General contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Location: 91st Street & Palo Brea in Scottsdale
Size: 18,702 SF

The $4M Class A office building will house the law firm Plattner, Schneidman & Schneider PC. It is the first new office building started in North Scottsdale in more than 2 years. Construction began February 2010, and will finish in December. Subs include Fyffe Masonry, Commonwealth Electric, Whitton Concrete and TCK A/C.

AZRE May/June 2010
Chatham Medical Building - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009

Medical: Chatham Medical Building

Chatham Medical Building

Chatham Medical Building - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009Owner: Drs. Jean & Joseph Chatham
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Size: 8,039 SF
Location: Power & Baseline roads, Mesa

A $1.8M build-to-suit medical building adjacent to Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa. The father-and-son owners will occupy 6,500 SF and lease the remaining space. Construction began April 2009 and will finish in November.

Audio Visual Center, AZRE July/August 2008

Industrial: Audio Visual Center


Developer: LGE Design Build
General contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Location: 92nd St. & Bahia Road, Scottsdale
Size: 66,000 SF on 6.8 acres

The $9.5 million, office/warehouse facility is being built for American Audio Visual. Construction will begin in October, with completion scheduled for August 2009. Broker: Lee & Associates

AZRE July/August 2008