Tag Archives: January-February 2010

Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower, AZRE January/February 2010

Public: Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower


Developer: Maricopa County
General contractor: Gilbane Building Co. & Ryan Companies US Inc.
Architect: Gould Evans + DMJM
101 W. Madison St., Phoenix
Size: 690,280 SF

The $259M court tower will house 32 courtrooms, with unique design elements that make it more efficient and user-friendly for the public. Construction on the 16-story tower began Nov. 2008, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 2011. Subcontractors so far include Dickens Quality Demolition, Code One Construction and Buesing Company.

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Musical Instrument Museum, AZRE January/February 2010

Public: Musical Instrument Museum


Developer: Musical Instrument Museum
General contractor: Ryan Companies US Inc
Architect: RSP Architects
 SWC Tatum & Mayo Blvd., Phoenix
Size: 190,000 SF on 20 acres

The $135M, 2-story development will house more than 5,000 musical instruments from around the world. Construction began in Feb. 2008 and finishes this February. Subcontractors include Arizona State Utilities, ISS Grounds Control, Riggs Contracting, Progressive Concrete, Sun Valley Masonry, Walters & Wolf, Torrent Resources and WD Manor Mechanical Contractors.

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Desert Gateway Baptist Church, AZRE January/February 2010

Other: Desert Gateway Baptist Church


Developer: Desert Gateway Baptist Church
General contractor: Rowland Companies Construction Group
Architect: AAr/Thompson Designers Inc.
2175 Gilbert Rd., Gilbert
Size: 18,216 SF on 4.75 acres

The $3M development consists of 3 buildings — a sanctuary with seating for 600, education/fellowship building and an administrative building. Construction began in May 2009 and finishes in February. Subcontractors include State Electric, Avila Masonry, Metro Mechanical & Plumbing and Ikon Steel.

AZRE Magazine, January/February 2010
AZRE Magazine January/February 2010

Retail: Olive Marketplace


Developer: Frontera Development
General contractor: A.R. Mays Construction
Architect: Butler Design Group
 SWC 51st Ave. & Olive Ave., Glendale
Size: 70,500 SF Phase I & 200,000 SF Phase II

Phase I is being constructed on 13 acres and includes a 40,000 SF Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, a 13,000 SF CVS Pharmacy and 17,500 SF of shop space. Phase II will be 21 acres with future development for 200,000 SF of retail space. Wal-Mart and CVS will open by 3Q10 within the $10.5M marketplace. Construction began Nov. 2009, with an estimated Sept. 2010 completion. Brokerage firm is Frontera Development.


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Navajo County Health Department, AZRE January/February 2010

Public: Navajo County Health Department


Developer: Navajo County
General contractor: Urban Edge Builders
Architect: [merz] project
Show Low
Size: 10,300 SF

Construction on the $3M facility began Aug. 2009, with completion scheduled for April 2010. The development will provide a much-needed contemporary and centralized healthcare option to County residents. [merz]project also designed the Show Low City Hall and Public Library projects in the area.

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Lincoln Village, AZRE January/February 2010

Retail: Lincoln Village


Developer: Chang Family Interests
General contractor: A.R. Mays Construction
Architect: K&I Architects
SWC Lincoln Dr. & Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Size: 80,000 SF

The $6M multi-phased project includes demolition of the previous restaurant site, expansion of existing Trader Joe’s and addition of 10,000 SF of retail space. The center will be fully operational during construction, which started July 2009 and finishes in March. Subcontractors include BMF Masonry, K-10 Framing, Copper King Electric, Sandstorm-Gam Construction and Riggs Companies.

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Retail: Sonoran Creek Marketplace


Developer: Desert Cedars
General contractor: RTM
Architect: Ellermann, Schick & Bruno
SWC John Wayne Pkwy. & Edison Rd., Maricopa
Size: 25 acres

Infrastructure construction on the 100,000 SF to 150,000 SF shopping center began Aug. 2009 and finishes in January. The site still needs a Junior Anchor before it can go vertical. Brokerage firm is Gilligan Commercial.

AZRE January/February 2010