City of Chandler Archives

East Valley Market Update

Country Club light rail station

The East Valley is lit. In October, Marina Heights will begin lighting up its floors on the State Farm campus in Tempe and earlier this month, Mesa began seeing more of the light rail. The East Valley is comprised of submarkets on fire, thanks to the educated workforce coming out of higher education institutions. Tech… Read More →

EPS adds Richard Hoppe to their Land Development Division

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

EPS Group, Inc. (EPS), a locally-owned Arizona full service civil engineering firm, announced the addition of Richard Hoppe to their Land Development Division. Hoppe has been in the engineering profession for over 35 years with experience in engineering, master planning, design of major land development projects, and infrastructure improvements. Past positions include City Engineer for… Read More →

Valley Partnership on conquering the hill

Arizona State Capitol

Valley Partnership defines itself as an advocacy organization with responsible development at its core. Behind the organization’s educational Friday Morning Breakfasts, networking mixers, fundraisers and annual community project, Valley Partnership has three committees that work year-round on the organization’s advocacy efforts on a federal, state and cities/county issues. “Keeping with Valley Partnership’s focus on supporting… 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 →

RED Awards 2015: Best Industrial Project

2015 RED Award logo
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →

McCarthy, Sundt JV awarded $120M Ocotillo Water facility project; Copyright: hansenn

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 →

Ryan Companies wins City of Chandler RFP


Chandler City Council has awarded Ryan Companies the request for proposal for the premier downtown property known as Site 6, located on Arizona Avenue, directly across from Chandler’s award-winning City Hall. Ryan Companies, a nationally recognized company specializing in office development, construction and management, proposes to develop and lease a mixed-use project consisting of two… Read More →

Chandler opens RFP for retail, entertainment


The City of Chandler is looking for proposals to add mixed use development, including retail and entertainment to its downtown. The City has opened a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 4.6-acre property located on the southwest corner of Chandler Boulevard and Arizona Avenue commonly known as Sites 1-2-3. This property acts as the northern… Read More →

OnTrac Moves Corporate Headquarters, 850 Jobs To Continuum In Chandler

Rendering of Continuum business park in Chandler. (Courtesy of PHArchitecture)

  OnTrac, a regional overnight package delivery service in eight Western states, is moving its corporate headquarters to Chandler, and Continuum Business Park. The new offices are located in the Price Corridor at 2501 S. Price Rd. The new building provides the company with additional space and the opportunity for future growth.  It will also… Read More →

General Motors Selects Chandler as Site of its 4th IT Innovation Center


    General Motors together with Gov. Jan Brewer, Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), announced today GM has selected Chandler as the site of its fourth Information Technology Innovation Center. These IT Innovation Centers enable GM to in-source the company’s innovation capabilities, strengthening its… Read More →

The Rockefeller Group Presses Forward with Plans for Extension of Coronado Street at Chandler 101


  The Rockefeller Group announced that it is moving forward with plans for a southern extension of Coronado Street in Chandler. The road will serve as primary access to Chandler 101, the mixed-use project the company is developing in Chandler’s prestigious Price Corridor. “The Rockefeller Group is pleased to start this important phase in the… Read More →

Rock the Block! Chandler Accepting Applications for Vendors

by in Business News | Construction | Events

The 3rd annual Achen-Gardner Construction “Rock the Block!” presented by Mark-Taylor is accepting applications for retail, arts, crafts and food vendors for their block party taking place in downtown Chandler on Nov. 10. Vendor booths are available in either 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’ spaces. Accepted vendors will have the opportunity to feature… Read More →

New Intel R&D Facility In Chandler Expected To Create Almost 1,000 Construction Jobs


Intel Corp. is adding a $300M research and development facility at its Chandler campus — a project that is expected to create almost 1,000 construction jobs. Intel today announced plans for the 2-story, 285,000 SF facility that will be used to expand its packaging operations. “This significant investment in R&D reflects Intel’s principal role in… Read More →

QBE First Leases Operations Center In Chandler

QBE First - Call Center

QBE FIRST, part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, signed an 11-year lease on a new operations center at 2700 Frye Rd. in Chandler. The 183,000 SF facility will house a significant QBE FIRST call center and is expected to accommodate more than 1,000 associates. “This facility offers us the ability to grow, not only in… Read More →