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ABA Member Spotlight: Fred Knapp

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Fred Knapp Vice president, Tucson, CORE Construction, Inc. Years in construction:  37 Years at CORE: 6 Years as an ABA member: 6 Role at CORE: Business development, project director and local liaison between owners, staff and subcontractors. I also, direct support and coordinate community service projects. What’s one thing everyone should know about your company? Since 1937,… Read More →

Eric Buchholz named regional ABA chairman

Eric Buchholz
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Arizona Builders Alliance installed Eric Buchholz, of Sun Mechanical Contracting, as Southern Arizona Chairman.  The new leadership team also includes CORE Construction’s Fred Knapp.  The two were sworn in at the 21st annual ABA Installation Dinner on Friday, April 17th, at the Tucson Country Club.  More than 200 attended the event, including Tucson Mayor Jonathon… Read More →

Hacienda Healthcare breaks ground on children’s hospital

Hacienda, WEB

On Monday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m., Hacienda HealthCare and RJM construction will host the groundbreaking ceremony for the new 24-bed, 20,900-square-foot children’s hospital in Mesa, Ariz. The hospital, located at 610 W. Jerome Ave., will feature: Four themed patient wings with unique floor cuts and patient room headwalls to synchronize with the themes Four… Read More →

RED AWARDS 2014: Best Education Project

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

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… Read More →

Education: Incubator Building, Gateway

Incubator Building, AZRE September/October 2011
by in Education

INCUBATOR BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix Size: 18,100 SF Programmed, designed and built parallel with its sister building (the IEB), the $4M Incubator Building will house research space for start-up companies in bioscience and other emerging technology fields. It is pursuing LEED Silver certification. Subcontractors include Sun… Read More →

Education: Integrated Education Building, GateWay

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INTEGRATED EDUCATION BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix, within the Discovery Triangle Size: 137,000 GSF The $34M Integrated Education Building is GateWay’s first new construction in more than 10 years. The 3-story IEB will combine five separate programs traditionally built as stand-alone structures, including a library and… Read More →

Public: Show Low Public Library

Show Low Public Library - AZRE March-April 2009
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SHOW LOW PUBLIC LIBRARY Owner: City of Show Low Contractor: Core Construction Architect: [merz]project Size: 18,500 SF Location: 180 N. 9th St., Show Low The $3.8M project includes a public library with city council chambers and a local TV studio. Construction is scheduled to begin March 2009, with a scheduled completion of December 2009.

Public: Santa Cruz County Justice & Detention Center

Santa Cruz County Justice and Detention Center, AZRE January/February 2009
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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY JUSTICE & DETENTION CENTER Developer: Santa Cruz County Contractor: CORE Construction Architect: DLR Group Size: 157,357 SF Location: Nogales The $59.8M detention facility includes site improvements throughout the 79.08-acre site. Construction began October 2008, with estimated completion in March 2010. Other components include admin. and visitation areas, a warehouse, vehicle sallyports, loading dock and impound… Read More →