McCarthy Building Companies Archives

Kirk McClure named to Luke AFB Honorary Commander program

Kirk McClure, Director of Business Development for McCarthy Building Companies, was recently named to the Luke Air Force Base Honorary Commander program. The Honorary Commander program at Luke Air Force Base allows members of the community to understand the importance of Luke, the Air Force and Department of Defense military mission. It represents a two-year commitment. Additionally,… Read More →

Homeless can now shower, launder clothes in Chandler Clean Machine

Scrub-a-dub-dub! The Chandler Clean Machine is up and running to accommodate the homeless in providing showers and a washer and dryer to help them get back on their feet in the thriving economy. McCarthy Building Companies partnered with the City of Chandler, For Our City, Chandler Fire, Health and Medical Department, and the Interfaith Homeless… Read More →

McCarthy, Sundt JV awarded $120M Ocotillo Water facility project

Water treatment

A joint venture between McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and Sundt Construction Inc. was recently selected as general contractor for the $120 million Ocotillo Water Reclamation Facility(OWRF) Expansion and Process Improvement Projects for the City of Chandler. The project includes $100 million in new construction and $20 million in upgrades to the existing plant. Located near… Read More →

Kirk McClure elected to MCC Foundation board

Kirk McClure, Director of Business Development for McCarthy Building Companies, was recently elected to the board of directors for Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. “Kirk has a passion for higher education and is extremely active within business circles here in Arizona,” said Dr. Steve Helfgot, president & CEO of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.  “We look… Read More →

Rich Distler returns to McCarthy Building Cos.

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Rich Distler as Vice President of Business Development for the Infrastructure and Water Services team in the Southwest region. His primary focus will include water and wastewater treatment plants for municipalities and private owners. In this position, Distler will play a key role, providing 24 years of industry expertise… Read More →

McCarthy awarded Verrado Heritage K-8 school project

Victory at Verrado

McCarthy Building Companies was recently awarded a preconstruction services contract by the Litchfield Elementary School District (LESD) for the estimated $12 million Verrado Heritage Elementary School, located just west of Verrado Way and north of Thomas Road in Buckeye, Ariz. McCarthy will begin work on the new 80,500-square-foot K-8 school in August. The school will include… Read More →

APS names McCarthy Supplier of the Year

solar

McCarthy Building Companies was recently recognized by APS as an outstanding business partner at the 2014 APS Supplier of the Year Awards. In total, six companies were selected representing various supply chain-managed categories. McCarthy was recognized in the “Major Projects” category. McCarthy was selected out of more than 4,000 different APS suppliers through a nomination… Read More →

Green development stays sunny side up

APS Hyder II solar power plant located in Hyder, Arizona.

Debates over energy consumption, reduction and alternatives occur frequently in the increasingly “green” world. Arizona stands as a leader in the alternative energy market with the use of solar, geothermal energy and natural gas as alternatives to more traditional energy providers. Even through the decline of green building projects, as reported by Forbes, major companies… Read More →

Banner Estrella Medical Center Expansion and Renovations

by in AZRE Magazine | Medical | New to Market

Developer: Banner Health General contractor: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Architect: SmithGroup JJR Location: 9201 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix Size: 279KSF Value: $161M Start/Completion: August 2012 to April 2015; Tower addition completedin March 2014 Subcontractors: University Mechanical, Wilson Electric, E&K of Phoenix, KT Fabrication, Able Steel Expansion of the Banner Estrella Medical Center includes a second… Read More →

Renovations to begin at Paradise Valley High School

McCarthy Building Companies was recently awarded a $12.2 million contract for a major renovation project at Paradise Valley High School, located at 3950 E. Bell Road in Phoenix. The project includes phased demolition of three buildings and the installation of four classroom pods to house the studentsduring construction. Two new multi-story classroom buildings will be… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies promotes Antonya Williams

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., recently promoted Antonya Williams to business development manager for the Southwest division. Her primary focus will be on municipal, community college and K-12 projects. In this position, Williams will play a key role, providing a decade of industry expertise with a diverse, well-rounded background in project and design management. Prior to… Read More →

RED AWARDS 2014: Merit for Economic Development

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 9th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2013 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and more than 100 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies Promotes Bryan Kuster

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies promoted Bryan Kuster to Project Director for the Education Services business unit of the Southwest division. In this position, Kuster will oversee K-12 projects in Arizona and will forge a true collaboration with the owner, design team and subcontractors; serve as a liaison between the office and field teams; champion job-site safety… Read More →

McCarthy Selected as General Contractor for OdySea Aquarium

Tribal Lands

McCarthy Building Companies was recently selected as general contractor for the OdySea Aquarium, a new Scottsdale-based attraction slated to break ground summer of 2014 and open in the fall of 2015 at Via De Ventura and the 101 in Scottsdale at the Salt River Pima-MaricopaIndian Community, adjacent to Butterfly Wonderland and the Odysea Mirror Maze.… Read More →