July – August 2011 Archives

Bikram Yoga Works Every Part Of The Body, In A 100-Degree Room

Bikram Yoga - Scottsdale Living July/August 2011

Bikram yoga works every part of the body and increases one’s health — all while in a 100-degree room Yoga reshapes and constructs the body from the inside out. Therefore, the body needs to be heated to be more flexible so it can be reshaped. And Bikram yoga does just that, unlike any other form… Read More →

Arizona’s Tourism Industry Has A Legacy Going Back More Than 100 Years

The Wigwam, litchfield Park, Ariz. - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

As one of the largest economic drivers, tourism has helped to shape Arizona’s culture and lifestyle long before it even became a state in 1912. The Arizona Office of Tourism won’t be releasing 2010s tourism economic impact numbers until July, but in 2009, more than 35 million visitors spent $16.6 billion in Arizona. In addition,… Read More →

Medical: Banner Health Center – Maricopa

Banner Health Center Maricopa, AZRE July/August 2011
by in Medical

BANNER HEALTH CENTER – MARICOPA Developer: Banner Health General contractor: DPR Architect: SmithGroup Location: SWC of Alan Stephens Parkway and Porter Rd., Maricopa Size: 40,000 SF (Phase I) The $17.2M Banner Health Center will be located at The Wells retail center. It will be built in phases that will allow the center to expand to more than 80,000 SF. Phase… Read More →

Doug Pruitt: His Retirement & Accomplishments

AZRE Magazine July/August 2011
by in Construction

As president and CEO of Sundt Construction, Doug Pruitt is responsible for landmark building projects in the United States and abroad. As he prepares to retire in September after 45 years with the Arizona-based company, it’s the little things, he says, to which he’s looking forward. “I’ve had a great career and fortunately I have… Read More →

AzHHA Conference Addresses Challenges Facing Health Care Industry

AzHHA Conference - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

The health care industry has undergone its fair share of challenges in the past, but 2011 has proven to be an exceptionally tough year. The difficult climate has set the stage for the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association’s (AzHHA) Annual Membership Conference, which will tackle the challenges head-on with the all-too appropriate theme, Between a… Read More →

Multi-Family: Sarah's Place

Sarah's Place, AZRE July/August 2011
by in Multi-Family

SARAH’S PLACE Developer: Glencroft General contractor: McShane Construction Company Architect: Orcutt | Winslow Location: 6670 W. Butler Dr., Glendale Size: 15,000 SF The project is a 24-unit senior housing residence on the existing Glencroft senior living campus in Glendale. Sarah’s Place will include 60 rooftop solar panels purchased through a grant from SRP. In addition to individual living spaces, common… Read More →

Education: Plaza Centro

University of Arizona Plaza Centro, AZRE July/August 2011
by in Education

PLAZA CENTRO Developer: OasisTucson (Capstone Communities, operator) General contractor: TBD Architect: Aleks Instanbullu/SmithGroup Location: 4th Ave. and Congress St. / 2 S. 4th Ave., Tucson Size: 380,000 SF residential/25,000 SF retail The University of Arizona student-housing project includes two 11-story towers and another site with 3 stories residential. The $50M project is expected to break ground in 1Q 2012 with… Read More →