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RED Awards 2012 - iPic Theater

RED Awards 2012: Best Retail Project, iPic Theater /Tanzy/Salt

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Retail Project was iPic Theater /Tanzy/Salt.


Best Retail Project

iPic Theater /Tanzy/Salt

Developer: iPic Theaters
Contractor: A.R. Mays Construction
Architect: TK Architects
Size: 50,000 SF
Location: 15257 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
Completed: January, 2011

iPic TheaterThe iPic Theater $6M retail project, an innovative movie and dining experience, took less than five months to complete at Scottsdale Quarter. The construction team overcame several challenges to produce a unique retail experience: limited scheduling, and weight restrictions involving acoustic concrete slabs. Working with an out-of-state architect and owner on this new prototype also presented challenges for the construction team. Changes were made from the beginning until almost opening day. Amenities include LED lighting around the radius  of the shimmer screens, which adds to the theatrical ambiance. At Salt, patrons sit at an oval-shaped bar set before a 28-foot-tall backlit wine bottle display.

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Honorable Mention

American Sports Complex- Retail Center

Developer: City of Avondale
Contractor: Sundt Construction, Inc.
Architect: SmithGroupJJR
Size: 20,000 SF
Location: 755 N. 114th Ave., Avondale
Completed: September, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

RED Awards 2012 - DPR Construction

RED Awards 2012: Most Sustainable Project, DPR Construction Phoenix Headquarters

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Most Sustainable Project was DPR Construction Phoenix Headquarters.


Most Sustainable Project

DPR Construction Phoenix Headquarters

Developer: DPR Construction
Contractor: DPR Construction
Architect: SmithGroupJJR
Size: 16,533 SF
Location: 222 North 44th St., Phoenix
Completed: October, 2011

DPR ConstructionSustainable is an understatement when it comes to DPR Construction’s Phoenix Headquarters. The Net-Zero building produces as much energy as or more than it consumes. This is done via the largest solar chimney that rests atop the facility’s roof. It  releases pre-cooled air and lowers air density. Enormous ceiling fans produce maximum air without the necessary speed to reduce energy usage. Arizona’s constant sunlight led to DPR’s inclusion of solatubes. Led by SmithGroupJJR’s research, these solatubes are implemented to provide natural lighting throughout the building, which was a retail building constructed in 1972. An additional sustainable highlight is the vampire shut-off switch that disconnects 90% phantom loads after each workday. The project utilized more than 32% recycled resources and exported 78% of recycled materials. DPR made use of several sustainability techniques to participate in the Energize Phoenix efforts while also serving the community through its convenient location to Sky Harbor International Airport and the METRO light rail.

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Honorable Mention

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Developer: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Contractor: Kitchell
Architect: HKS
Size: 760,000 SF
Location: 1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix
Completed: October, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

RED Awards 2012 - Jay Hoselton

RED Awards 2012: Brokerage Individuals of the Year: Leasing & Sales, Jay Hoselton

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Brokerage Individuals of the Year, Leasing & Sales was Jay Hoselton.


Brokerage Individuals of the Year, Leasing & Sales

Jay Hoselton
Cushman & Wakefield

Leasing Details: 16 Lease Transactions
$60.3M in value
Largest single transaction closed in 2011: 205,300 SF, $43M, 10 years, Phoenix School of Law

Jay HoseltonAs Senior Director for Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Jay Hoselton has served more than 36 years in the commercial real estate business. He represents local and national firms, participates in the local NAIOP chapter and also mentors the young talent in the industry. He is an active member of the Florence Crittenden Society as well as a fundraiser for Hospice of the Valley. He also participates in the Greater Phoenix Urban League.

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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

RED Awards 2012 - OASIS Hospital

RED Awards 2012: Special Merit Award, OASIS Hospital

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Special Merit Award was OASIS Hospital.


Special Merit Award

OASIS Hospital

Developer: Clarius Partners, LLC
Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Company
Architect: Ascension Group
Size: 94,000 SF
Location: 750 N. 40th St., Phoenix
Completed: April, 2011

Oasis HospitalOASIS Hospital specializes in orthopedics and spinal care while offering patients and employees state-of-the-art technologies and comfortable recovery rooms. The introduction of Skylight is a secure, interactive Web-based computer system that is specialized for each patient’s procedure and recovery process. Other amenities include Image Stream that produces advanced healthcare technologies and operating rooms designated for orthopedic and spine procedures. ‘Laminar Flow’ is a feature that generates a low-velocity air blanket to ensure a sterile operating room. Each of the 64 patient rooms is equipped with movie entertainment and 24-hour care from the hospital staff.

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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

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RED Awards 2012: Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales, Cushman & Wakefield Leasing

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales was Cushman & Wakefield Leasing.


Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales

Cushman & Wakefield Leasing

The Team: Mark Detmer, Bo Mills
Lease Details: 64 transactions totaling 5.115 MSF
$112.7M in value
Largest transactions closed in 2011: 1.267 MSF, $49.9M, 10 years, confidential Internet retailer

Cushman & Wakefield LeasingMark Detmer and Bo Mills of Cushman & Wakefield Leasing completed the largest industrial lease in Arizona during 2011 at more than 1.2 MSF. Their lease is considered one of the largest industrial deals in the country in the past four years. Additionally, this team also closed the four largest leases in the Phoenix area since 2009. Aside from respected real estate brokers, Detmer and Mills are involved in several community organizations. Mills is the incoming president for SIOR Arizona and has been on the NAIOP Board of Directors since 2006. Detmer is a board member of CSCMP and a leading member of the C&W National Industrial Investments Board. Both support Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Boys & Girls Club and Tumaini, a Kenyan orphanage.

cushwake.com


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Grand Canyon University

RED Awards 2012: Best Education Project, Grand Canyon University Arena

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Education Project was Grand Canyon University Arena.


Best Education Project

Grand Canyon University Arena

Developer: Grand Canyon University
Contractor: Perini Building Company
Architect: Architekton and 360 Architecture
Size: 135,000 SF
Location: 3300 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
Completed: September, 2011

Grand Canyon UniversityThe Grand Canyon University Arena is the focal point of the school’s $200M expansion project. The 5,000-seat facility was completed in a little more than a year without disrupting students’ class schedules, events or parking availability. Amenities include five high-definition video boards, an outdoor balcony, five concession stands and a carpeted expansive concourse. Glass panels on the north and south sides of the arena provide onlookers a view of the various events taking place inside. The arena adheres to sustainability through its use of high-efficiency lighting, chillers and a Variprime system that operates with changeable water pumps depending on the amount needed. In addition, the design stays true to the campus architecture as the brick base of the arena ties it to the brick buildings of the historic 60-year-old campus.

gcu.edu


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Honorable Mention

NAU Health and Learning Center

Developer: Northern Arizona University
Contractor: Mortenson Construction
Architect: OWP/P Cannon Design
Size: 277,000 SF
Location: 105 E. Franklin Ave., Flagstaff
Completed: July, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Fountainhead Office Plaza

RED Awards 2012: Best Office Project, Fountainhead Office Plaza

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Office Project was Fountainhead Office Plaza.


Best Office Project

Fountainhead Office Plaza

Developer: USAA Real Estate Company/Metro Commercial Properties
Contractor: Sundt Construction
Architect: DAVIS
Size: 493,661 SF
Location: 1624 Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe
Completed: July, 2011

Fountainhead Office PlazaFountainhead Office Plaza A & B in Tempe is comprised of 6- and 10-story Class A buildings. The massive project, which is 100% percent leased to the University of Phoenix, began only after the challenging task of altering a neighboring lake and tearing down three buildings and parking structures. Once these were complete, construction of a 493,661 SF plaza could commence. The project sits on 12 acres and includes a parking structure that accommodates more than 2,000 vehicles. Fountainhead adheres to the significance of sustainability by incorporating an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) that acts as a cleaner for incoming air, protecting against pollutants and reducing energy costs. The USGBC recognized Fountainhead Office Plaza with LEED Gold certification.

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Honorable Mention

UniSource Energy Corporate Office

Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc
Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc
Architect: DAVIS
Size: 200,000 SF
Location: 88 E. Broadway, Tucson
Completed: November, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Dunn-Edwards

RED Awards 2012: Best Industrial Project, Dunn-Edwards Phoenix

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Industrial Project was Dunn-Edwards Phoenix.


Best Industrial Project

Dunn-Edwards Phoenix

Developer: Dunn-Edwards Corporation
Contractor: Layton Construction
Architect: Deutsch Architecture Group
Broker: The Heathcote Group
Size: 340,000 SF
Location: 520 S. 67th Ave., Phoenix
Completed: January, 2011

Dunn EdwardsDunn-Edwards placed significant effort on energy efficiency in its new industrial warehouse by using recycled materials to build its facility. Upon completion, 31.7% of the supplies were recycled, equivalent to a savings of $772,255. The facility was built at a low cost. This enabled the construction of a 3,000 SF laboratory and an 8,000 SF tank for harmful chemicals. The paint manufacturing facility has been awarded LEED Gold certification. In addition, it is winner of NAIOP’s Best Industrial Redevelopment Project in 2010 and an Award of Merit winner by Engineering News-Record in the Southwest. By combining various distribution facilities toward a central location, Dunn-Edwards cut its overall cost by more than 40%. It utilized new marketed products implementing robotics and worked with BIM.

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Honorable Mention

Crescent Crown Distribution

Developer: LGE Design Build
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: PHArchitecture
Size: 345,000 SF
Location: 1640 W. Broadway Rd., Mesa
Completed: December, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - P.L. Julian Elementary School

RED Awards 2012: Special Merit Award, P.L. Julian Elementary School

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Special Merit Award was P.L. Julian Elementary School.


Special Merit Award

P.L. Julian Elementary School

Developer: Roosevelt Elementary School District
Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies
Architect: Orcutt | Winslow
Size: 54,000 SF
Location: 2149 E. Carver Dr., Phoenix
Completed: September, 2011

P.L. Julian Elementary SchoolP.L. Julian Elementary School is a learning environment that provides safety and comfort while embracing the historical designs of a 40-year-old building. The renovation of the school led to the inclusion of new Smart Board technology, solar sensors and the P.L. Julian Taskforce Committee that ensures the application of all these innovations. An important task is to incorporate the site’s agricultural past and surround the students with its history. The ultimate goal was to provide an educational facility that also integrates into the traditions and values of the community.

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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Phoenix Children's Hospital

RED Awards 2012: Best Healthcare Project, Phoenix Children's Hospital

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Healthcare Project was Phoenix Children’s Hospital.


Best Healthcare Project

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Developer: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Contractor: Kitchell
Architect: HKS
Size: 760,000 SF
Location: 1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix
Completed: October, 2011

Phoenix Children's HospitalPhoenix Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric hospital in the Southwest and one of the biggest in the country. The facility embraces sustainability techniques. They include energy conservation through sun-shading screens found in each room, cutting an overuse of paper through online distribution and maintaining air quality while utilizing recycled materials. PCH was built to keep up with the expected growing population in Maricopa County. The team produced a pediatric hospital four months early and $50M under budget. Inspection and renovations were completed at night to avoid disrupting the neighboring hospital. Open forum meetings between the owner, architect and contractor with nearby residents contributed to the building productivity and swiftness. Before opening the facility, Kitchell executed an All-Systems Testing method that verified the effectiveness of every life-safety feature. The value and efficiency of this trial run led the Phoenix Fire Department Fire Safety Advisory Board to vote on implementing the All-Systems Test in every project that calls for a Fire and Life Safety Report. The project is a winner of the Valley Forward Merit Award – Environmental Technologies-Central Energy Plant, and the 2011 Modern Healthcare Design Award.

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Honorable Mention

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Developer: Banner Health
Contractor: DPR Construction
Architect: Cannon Design
Size: 133,000 SF
Location: 2946 E. Banner Gateway Dr., Gilbert
Completed: June, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Kitchell

RED Awards 2012: General Contractor of the Year, Kitchell

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for General Contractor of the Year was Kitchell.


General Contractor of the Year

Kitchell

Winner of Best Healthcare Project: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Honorable Mention for Best Healthcare Project: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

RED Awards 2012 - KitchellKitchell’s contracting of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s new 11-story pediatric tower enables it to serve its pediatric patients with 168 new beds, as well as high-quality outpatient care in new clinics housed on site. Modeled on a night-blooming desert flower and visible from throughout the Valley, the building is visually striking.

However, it is the inner workings of the hospital that are most remarkable – all designed and built with the highest quality patient care, comfort of patients and families, and proximity of specialties in mind. The project also included a new central plant, renovations, and two parking garages, which had to be built in a highly active environment in a busy metropolitan area. Kitchell also implemented an All-Systems Test that will potentially be a staple in the construction of future structures requiring Fire and Life Safety Reports.

The Phoenix landmark was completed four months ahead of schedule and $48M under budget.

kitchell.com


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Virginia G. Piper

RED Awards 2012: Best Public Project, Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Public Project was Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities.


Best Public Project

Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities

Developer: ABIL
Contractor: CalibeR Construction
Architect: Baldinger Studios
Size: 45,000 SF
Location: 5031 E. Washington St., Phoenix
Completed: November, 2011

Virginia G. PiperThe Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center was designed to fit the needs specifically for persons with disabilities and demonstrate the many possibilities achievable through exercise. As a result of ABIL, CalibeR Construction and Baldinger Studios, this facility completes the development of Disability Empowerment Center for Arizona. It is the first campus in the West that centers on the recreational and convalescent essentials for persons with disabilities. It maintains comfort and security of not only those utilizing the center, but also offers the public the opportunity to contribute to this non-profit organization. Amenities includes an indoor arena with seating for 700 spectators and a 1/10th-mile elevated running track. In addition to serving the disabled community, the center adheres to various energy-saving components. Some include a high-efficiency heating and cooling central plant, interior/exterior lighting systems and condensing the use of VOC materials.

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Honorable Mention

Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower

Developer: Maricopa County
Contractor: Gilbane Building Company in association with  Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Architect: Gould Evans Associates/AECOM
Size: 700,000 SF
Location: 175 W. Madison St., Phoenix
Completed: November, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Westin Phoenix Downtown

RED Awards 2012: Best Hospitality Project, Westin Phoenix Downtown

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Hospitality Project was Westin Phoenix Downtown.


Best Hospitality Project

Westin Phoenix Downtown

Developer: National Real Estate Advisors
Contractor: Perini Building Company
Architect: Gensler (interior design)/SmithGroupJJR
Size: 185,000 SF
Location: 333 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Completed: March, 2011

Westin Phoenix DowntownIt took collaborative effort from the team of architects, interior designers and contractor to adapt and renovate the Westin Phoenix Downtown in just a year and a half. Located inside the Freeport-McMoRan Center, the hotel occupies floors 11 through 18. Ordinary office space was transformed into the first 5-star property in Downtown Phoenix. Amenities include a 3,000 SF ballroom, pool and  deck, workout room and Province restaurant. Construction for the Westin consisted of adjusting and expanding the plumbing by drilling core holes and airlifting 750 gallons of hot water boilers to the roof.  During the renovations, employee safety and convenience was adhered to. Perini Building Company did not disrupt the routine of the workers already in the building. The team incorporated energy efficiency through LED lighting and the use of a key card to disable unused electricity once a guest leaves the room. The interior design, provided by Gensler, evokes a natural feel, despite the unexpected location for a boutique hotel.

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Honorable Mention

Casino del Sol Hotel Convention Center and Parking Structure Expansion

Developer: Casino del Sol
Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies
Architect: Leo A Daly
Size: 250,000 SF
Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson
Completed: November, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

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RED Awards 2012: Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales, CBRE Sales

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales was CBRE Sales.


Brokerage Teams of the Year: Leasing & Sales

CBRE Sales

The Team: Tyler Anderson, Vice Chairman
Sean Cunningham, Vice Chairman
Sales Details: 26 transactions in Arizona (42 total)
$520M in value in Arizona ($1.08B total)

CBRE SalesTyler Anderson and Sean Cunningham of CBRE Sales defended their title as RED Awards Brokerage Team of the Year for sales. Their total dollar amount for the year exceeded $1B nationally; $520M in Arizona. They have received numerous awards for their valuable work and esteemed partnership. The team continues to be active members in the National Multi-Housing Council and Arizona Multi-Housing Association. Anderson is involved with the Urban Land Institute Multi-Family Blue Council and United Way. Last year Phoenix St. Mary’s High School inducted Cunningham into its Hall of Fame. Cunningham is also a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds.

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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

RED Awards 2012 - Salt River Fields

RED Awards 2012: Most Challenging Project, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Most Challenging Project was Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.


Most Challenging Project

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Developer: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC)
Contractor: Mortenson Construction
Architect: HKS Architects, Inc.
Size: 279,635 SF
Location: 7555 N Pima Rd., Scottsdale
Completed: January, 2011

Salt River FieldsThe first major league spring training ballpark to be built on Native American land, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is a sports complex engaging community involvement while embracing the values and culture of the SRPMIC. The challenge was to meet an aggressive construction schedule in anticipation of the start of spring training for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. Sitting on 140 acres, the project’s centerpiece is an 11,000-seat stadium. The design and building process took less than two years as a result of a complete team effort between Mortenson Construction, HKS and the tribe. The team at Salt River Fields also placed emphasis on energy and water preservation. Water-saving techniques reduced usage by more than 45% and the energy savings of 23.5%.

saltriverfields.com


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Honorable Mention

Arizona Science Center Phase III Remodifications

Developer: Arizona Science Center
Contractor: Brycon Construction Company
Architect: Architekton
Size: 17,000 SF
Location: 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix
Completed: January, 2011


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

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RED Awards 2012: Architect Of The Year, DAVIS

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Architect of the Year was DAVIS.


Architect of the Year

DAVIS

Winner of Best Office Project: Fountainhead Office Plaza
Winner of Best Tenant Improvement: Limelight Network
Honorable Mention for Best Office Project: UniSource Energy Corporate Office

Architect of the Year: DAVISDAVIS, an architecture and design firm that has designed more than 75 MSF in Metro Phoenix area, celebrated its 20th anniversary in style. Last year the firm successfully executed projects such as Starwood, Limelight, CantaMia, Fountainhead Office Plaza, and Unisource.

A few DAVIS project highlights include the design of Limelight’s 57,300 SF new Tempe corporate HQ and Fountainhead Office Plaza, consisting of a 10-story and 6-story Class A office building, with a parking garage achieving LEED Gold certification.

Additionally, DAVIS undertook Unisource, Tucson Electric’s new 530,406 SF new LEED Gold certified corporate HQ. DAVIS’ long standing client relationships, exceptional team members, and re-establishment of humanity in the architecture are what make it a successful firm.

thedavisexperience.com


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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012