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McCarthy adds 6 civil construction experts in Phoenix

McCarthy Building Companies
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

McCarthy Building Companies Inc., a full-service general contractor with specialized building groups, recently expanded its civil contracting team with the addition of six experienced civil contractors to the firm’s Southwest Division. McCarthy’s specialized civil building group uses a multi-disciplinary approach to civil contracting and provides client partners with resources from project conception through completion. The group… Read More →

McCarthy named provider for Mohave Educational Services Cooperative

McCarthy Building Companies was recently named as an approved general contracting services provider to the Mohave Educational Services Cooperative Inc., which will benefit its more than 430 public agencies and nonprofit entity members across the state for up to the next five years. “McCarthy’s JOC team is pleased to bring proven construction solutions to Mohave members’… Read More →

Confidence Builds: Developers see aggressive optimism in marketplace

Investing in spec buildings may – or may not – be an anomaly in the marketplace. Dan Withers, president of D.L. Withers Construction says he’s seeing risk-taking entrepreneurs coming back into the market. “It’s been difficult for people to assess the timing in this recession,” he says. “There is enough optimism out there that we… Read More →

Commercial Real Estate Firms Gets Charitable for Holidays

by in Business News

Arizona Builders Alliance: Members of the Arizona Builders Alliance, a construction industry association, has collected thousands of toys that will be wrapped and delivered to approximately 300 children in CPS custody (residents of Sunshine Group Homes) and approximately 100 children who live at Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa. A major toy-wrapping effort will take… Read More →

McCarthy Breaks Ground on West-MEC Campus

McCarthy Building Companies recently began an $18M new construction and renovation project at the Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Northeast Campus located at 1617 W. Williams Drive in Phoenix. The West-MEC Northeast Campus is one of four planned projects for the career and technical public school district funded by a $74.9M voter-approved bond. The Northeast… Read More →

Banner Estrella Hospital Awrded Top Safety Designation

by in In The Spotlight

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) Consultation Department awarded McCarthy Building Companies with top safety designation, naming the $161M Banner Estrella Hospital Expansion a “STAR Site” through the state’s Construction Voluntary Protection Program “C-VPP.”  ADOSH representatives conducted an audit of safety and health management systems and practices at the six-story, 279,000 SF… Read More →

McCarthy Promotes Justin Dent To Project Director, Education Services

McCarthy - Justin Dent
by in Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies promoted Justin Dent to project director for the Education Services team of the Southwest Division. In his new position, Dent will oversee education projects in Arizona and will forge a true collaboration with school districts and schools, design teams and subcontractors; serve as a liaison between the office and field team; champion… Read More →

First Job: Bo Calbert, SW President McCarthy Building Companies

McCarthy - Bo Calbert - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Bo Calbert, Southwest President McCarthy Building Companies, discusses his first job as a caddy and the things that helped him get to where he is today in the construction industry. Bo Calbert Title: Southwest President Company: McCarthy Building Companies What was your first job? When I came home from the last day of sixth grade,… Read More →

McCarthy's Water Services Team Constructing Water And Wastewater Facilities

Water Services

The Tempe-based Southwest Region of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., Water Services Team, recently began construction on the $7.1M design/build water and wastewater facilities for the Twin Arrows Resort & Casino east of Flagstaff. The Twin Arrows Casino is currently under construction and is being developed by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Board. Hunt Construction is general contractor.… Read More →

Robert “Big Job Bob” Knochenhauer Retires From McCarthy After 4 Decades Of Service

Robert Knochenhauer & Frank Scopetti
by in Newsmakers

Robert Knochenhauer recently retired from McCarthy Building Companies as senior vice president of the Water Services team after serving the company for four decades. He was responsible for all aspects of the Southwest division’s water/wastewater treatment plant projects and served as team lead on some of the largest and most complex projects in Arizona and… Read More →

Public Projects: Keeping Construction Companies Alive

Public Projects - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012
by in Economic Development

Of the 15 Arizona school districts that asked voters in November to approve bonds to build or renovate education facilities, 11 got the go-ahead despite the lingering recession. That’s good news for many of the state’s construction companies that have relied on publicly-funded projects to boost business and keep workers employed as private investment in… Read More →