McShane Construction Company Archives

Big Deals: Julie Johnson is a star-crossed broker

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Julie Johnson’s first job out of college was to conduct failure analysis for airplane turbine blades, and she couldn’t have been more bored. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering with aspirations of conducting research for a space program. A career in healthcare real estate leasing, investment sales and site selection… Read More →

McShane promotes Elmer to VP of Phoenix office

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Jeffrey A. Raday, P.E., president of McShane Construction Company, has announced that Milt Elmer has been promoted to vice president of the firm’s Southwest office in Phoenix. Elmer offers nearly 45 years of construction and field supervision experience and has demonstrated his skillful construction management and leadership expertise through the successful completion of numerous high-profile… Read More →

Tracy Hammer joins VanTrust

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

VanTrust Real Estate, LLC announced that Tracy Hammer has joined the firm as its new Senior Director of Development Services, supporting VanTrust Real Estate’s projects across the southwest. Prior to joining VanTrust, Hammer spent ten years with McShane Construction Company as Vice President overseeing their western region including expansion into California and Nevada.  His 28 years… Read More →

Clay Wells Joins Gilbane as Sr. Manager of Business Development For Arizona

Clay Wells
by in Newsmakers

Gilbane Building Company’s Phoenix office named Clay Wells, a 20-year construction and business development veteran specializing in healthcare, higher education, and corporate construction, to lead the company’s new business efforts in the Arizona public and private markets. “Gilbane is consistently ranked as one of the top five healthcare and higher education construction firms in the… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders Pairs Veterans With Young Professionals

NAIOP Arizona's Developing Leaders - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in Associations

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program designed to pair veteran and young CRE professionals to bolster the industry For a group that has yet to commemorate its first class, NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program has some fairly heady goals. That’s evident by its mission statement: * To Improve the communities in which we develop,… Read More →

Best Office Project 2010


One Central Park East One Central Park East is the first new high-rise spec office building built in Downtown Phoenix in more than eight years. The $175M development contains 495,000 SF of Class A office space on 16 floors, resting atop a 9-level parking garage. The design philosophy took a functional and efficient office floor… Read More →

Office: Orbital Sciences

Orbital Sciences, AZRE July/August 2009
by in Office

ORBITAL SCIENCES Developer: Gilbane Development General contractor: McShane Construction Company Architect: Gromatzky Dupree and Associates Location: NWC Price & Dobson roads, Chandler Size: 82,000SF The 3-story, Class A build-to-suit office facility is being built for the Orbital Sciences Corp., one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of smaller, more affordable space launch systems. Construction finishes… Read More →