Kitchell Archives

Kitchell completes project at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center

Kitchell recently completed a large renovation and expansion of the Women and Infant Services Unit at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center in central Arizona. The project architect was Phoenix-based Devenney Group. The yearlong project created a new 27,800-square-feet Obstetrical Care (OB) Unit and expanded and renovated labor, delivery and recovery rooms including private rooms for… Read More →

Building pros share job skills with Gila River students

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Recently ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering brought together a host of local companies and academic experts to share building and engineering skills with a group of middle school students from Gila River Indian Community. The event was part of the Gila River community’s STEAAAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Agriculture, Architecture and Math) program.  The event included… Read More →

Technology shakes up how projects are planned, scheduled and built

Over the last 10 years, innovations in technology have disrupted many of the industries across the world allowing for improved efficiency, savings and quality. The construction industry is no different. Although, Jim Rogers, a well-known construction management and industry expert, says, “Construction lags behind other industries like manufacturing that have more quickly adopted and implemented… Read More →

Barrow Neurological Foundation appoints 3 to board

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Barrow Neurological Foundation has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Karen King-Brooks, Robert Lavinia and James Swanson. The Barrow Neurological Foundation is the catalyst of its donors’ passion for transformation by providing the resources necessary for patient care, education and research at Barrow Neurological Institute, a world-renowned neuroscience center.… Read More →

Wayne Einbinder named leader of Kitchell Arizona

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Kitchell
by in Blogs

Construction industry veteran Wayne Einbinder has been named Arizona Regional Executive for Kitchell Contractors, marking a return to the company that sparked his longtime career in the building industry. “Wayne has a great resumé in markets where we want to grow, including higher education, hospitality and Native American,” said Kitchell Contractors President Steve Whitworth. “His… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2017 chair, board members

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership named Brett Hopper, development consultant at The OPUS Group, as its 2017 Chair. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members representing Pederson Group, Land Advisors, Hines, City of Phoenix and Macerich. “As Valley Partnership’s 2017 Chair, I look forward to drawing from the expertise and experience of my peers… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Kitchell

Kitchell
by in AZ Business Magazine

Leadership: Jim Swanson, president and CEO Website: kitchell.com What it does: Building company providing everything from development and program management to construction and facility management. How it leads: Kitchell has led the charge in innovations that improve processes, safety and enhance the commercial construction industry. Recently, the company was the first in the region to establish an off-site… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Kitchell

Salt River Judicial Center
by in AZ Business Magazine

Kitchell Most Admired Company: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Jim Swanson, CEO What it does: Handles all aspects of the construction business, from concept through ribbon-cutting and beyond. Admirable quality: Kitchell’s Interactive Virtual Tours (IVTs) draw viewers into the finished space before construction is complete, letting them envision furnishings and flow. It takes the best… Read More →

Kitchell selected to build $165M UA building

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Kitchell has been retained to build a new $165 million academic building at the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus in Tucson. The Health Sciences Innovation Building will provide simulated practice situations and interaction between multidisciplinary teams of students, faculty and health professionals in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.   Renderings courtesy of Kitchell “We’re… Read More →

Kitchell starts industrial park expansion near Sky Harbor

construction industry
by in AZRE Magazine

Kitchell recently commenced construction on the expansion of an industrial park near Sky Harbor International Airport, consisting of two class “A” general industrial buildings comprising 212,000 square feet. Located on roughly 20 acres near Interstate 10 and 28th Street in Phoenix, the development is south of Sky Harbor, with primary frontage along Interstate 10 offering excellent… Read More →

Kitchell to build cancer center at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
by in AZRE Magazine

Kitchell has been tapped to build out the future Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (on the second floor of the Hospital), for which a $15 million campaign was recently launched. The “Hope Lives Here” campaign’s Honorary Co-chairs are Arizona Diamondback Paul Goldschmidt and his wife Amy. Renderings of the new… Read More →

Salt River Judicial Center nears completion

Salt River Judicial Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Public

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) recently celebrated the topping out of the Salt River Judicial Center, a complex that will house the Community’s tribal court, legal services, prosecutors and defense advocates offices. The project is a joint venture of Au’Authum Ki and Kitchell, a collaboration that also completed the SRPMIC Detention Facility. Gould… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2016 board leadership

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Valley Partnership named Molly Ryan Carson, Vice President of Ryan Companies US, Inc. as its 2016 Chairperson. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members and committee chairs. “I am honored to be the incoming Valley Partnership Chair and help continue our mission to advocate for responsible development,” Ryan Carson said. “We… Read More →