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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

Courtesy of ADM Group and McCarthy Building Companies.

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

Antonya Williams, WEB
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 →

McCarthy Building Cos. Completes APS Hyder II Solar Facility


McCarthy Building Companies recently completed the installation of a large-scale solar project called Hyder II for Arizona Public Service (APS), which owns and operates the plant. Located on 240 acres in eastern Yuma County, Hyder II uses more than 71,000 single-axis tracking photovoltaic panels to generate 14 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, enough to serve… Read More →

Op-Ed: Alternative project delivery methods gain popularity

PHOTO CAP: Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant, the city’s first design-build project.

As a general contractor, one of the most critical roles we play is that of educator. Construction delivery methods are constantly evolving and expanding, and it’s our responsibility to stay abreast of the latest evolutions to inform our project owners so they understand all options available when planning for the design and construction of new… Read More →

Parrish Rowland Joins McCarthy Building Companies

Rowland Parrish, McCarthy Building
by in Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has hired Parrish Rowland as senior project manager of Job Order Contracting projects for the Southwest division. In this position, Rowland will play a key role with the firm’s team by leading project estimates, project management and client service. Having nearly a decade of industry expertisewith public projects – specifically K-12… Read More →

McCarthy Named GC, Breaks Ground on Phoenix Mart

PhoenixMart, CUT

McCarthy Building Companies announced on Facebook that it broke ground yesterday on Phoenix Mart, a 585-acre, 1.7 MSF project near Casa Grande. McCarthy was selected as general contractor on the construction team to build the business and manufacturing center.   Stay tuned for more details. McCarthy Named GC, Breaks Ground on Phoenix Mart was last… 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 →

Banner Estrella celebrates construction topping-off

by in Business News

Banner Estrella Medical Center, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Valley’s top 10 hospitals, celebrated a major construction milestone today with a topping-out ceremony for the $161 million new patient tower. Construction of the six-story, 279,000-square-foot tower at Banner Estrella, located at 9201 W. Thomas Road in Phoenix, will deliver… Read More →

McCarthy Southwest’s Infrastructure Services Team Hires Tracy Kimnach as Project Director

Tracy Kimnach
by in Business News | Newsmakers

McCarthy Southwest, a division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., hired Tracy Kimnach as project director within the Infrastructure Services team. Kimnach has more than three decades of experience in the construction industry. Most recently, he served as senior construction manager for the $359M Lime Softened Water Treatment Plant (WTP-4) in Austin, Texas, where he worked… Read More →

McCarthy Heart Hats Seeks Grant, Hands-on Building Project Applicants From Valley Nonprofits


  McCarthy Heart Hats, the community involvement arm of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., has begun its annual submission process for nonprofit organizations to apply for financial grants and/or a hands-on community building project. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Each year, McCarthy’s Heart Hats seeks recipients of its annual financial grant(s)… Read More →