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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

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. (Rendering courtesy of Kitchell)
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

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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

Molly Ryan Carson
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 →

Kitchell completes renovation at Scottsdale Bible Church

Scottsdale Bible Church

Kitchell recently wrapped up its renovation of Scottsdale Bible Church’s Worship Center, a 2,000-seat space with theater-style seats and riser sections that represents a 30 percent increase in capacity. The Worship Center houses the church’s largest functions, including its magical Winter Wonder celebration of the holidays. Upgrades were made to lighting and sound, as well.… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital breaks ground on projects

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital honored emergency first responders during a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate a new Emergency Department (ED) and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center that will dramatically increase the Hospital’s emergency and trauma care capacity, while meeting the needs of the state’s burgeoning pediatric population.  The $40 million ED and Trauma Center, funded through… Read More →

Meet Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015

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Each year, Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ chooses 40 companies as winners of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards. A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday September 10, 2015 to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az… Read More →

Crowd honors Arizona’s Most Admired Companies

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A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. “When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and our partner, BestCompaniesAZ, was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, social responsibility,… Read More →

Chandler Regional Medical receives national DBIA award

Dignity Health

Kitchell and design-build partner Orcutt | Winslow recently received a highly coveted National Design-Build Project/Team Award from the Design-Build Institute of America for the team’s extraordinary work on Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center’s new tower in Chandler, Ariz. Recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in design-build project delivery, Chandler Regional is one of only… Read More →

ABA: Commercial Construction Poised for Rebound

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

By Mark Minter, executive director, Arizona Builders Alliance Joe DuVall, president, ABA, project executive, Kitchell Sometimes, it looked like the Great Recession was never going to end. Layoffs, shrinking or non-existent margins, projects that bid but never got built all seemed to be the order of the day in recent years. It looks like the… Read More →

Arizona becomes a top state for green building

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Arizona real estate is LEED-ing the way, breaking into the Top 10 in the nation for the most projects per capita certified LEED for its green building initiative. LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program where projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. The… Read More →

Muzzling noise is more critical when building above babies

Courtesy of Kitchell

By David Cottle, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and Aron Kirch, Kitchell | Special to AZ Big Media Noise, vibrations, dust and other disruptions are always a concern during hospital construction but never more sensitive than when the youngest, most vulnerable patients are a mere 5.5 inches away on the floor below. This is what’s happening right… Read More →