Mortenson Construction Archives

NAIOP Arizona names chairman, board for 2016

by in AZRE Magazine

NAIOP Arizona named Bob Hubbard of LBA Realty as its Chairman for 2016. The commercial real estate industry group also named its new officers, five new board members and re-nominated an existing board member. Hubbard, Vice President at LBA, will be joined by officers Larry Probuba, Vice Chairman, The Opus Group; Matt Mooney, Programs Chair,… Read More →

Tech-friendly scene makes Arizona a data center hot spot

IO President Anthony Wanger.

Phoenix has its head in the clouds. Digital information—everything from financial and medical accounts to media entertainment and social networks—is now being stored in about 60 high-tech data centers throughout the Phoenix metro area, adding to the state’s growing reputation in the technology industry. Renewable energy, geo-stability and tech-friendly legislation are a few of the… Read More →

Heineken Expands Party Tent at Polo Event

Scottsdale Polo Championships
by in Events | Scottsdale News

Heineken may be known for brewing America’s highest quality and favorite pale lager, but equally as satisfying, its ability to help throw the biggest polo party in the country at the 3rd Annual Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. With space for more than 600 people, The Heineken Red… Read More →

GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee. Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman. “As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors… Read More →

Hunt Construction 1 of 2 Finalists to Build Minnesota Vikings New Stadium

by in Business News | Construction

  Hunt Construction, the Phoenix-based general contractor that built University of Phoenix Stadium for the NFL Arizona Cardinals, is among two finalists the build the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium. Mortenson Construction of Minneapolis, the company that built new stadiums for the Minnesota Twins and the University of Minnesota football team, also built the Arizona Diamondbacks’… Read More →

Hunt Construction Group 1 of 3 GCs to Submit Bids on New Vikings Stadium

by in Business News | Construction

  Three construction firms – including Hunt Construction Group of Phoenix – submitted bids to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, according to the agency overseeing bidding. Hunt, Mortenson Construction of Minneapolis and Skanska AB’s New York office are in the running to build the $975M stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority… Read More →

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

RED Awards 2012 - Salt River Fields
by in Award Events

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… Read More →

Construction Project News

Construction Project - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Construction

Construction project news from Phoenix College, McCarthy Building Companies, CyrusOne, D.L. Withers Construction and more. Phoenix College remodeling work includes student union Addition and remodeling work to the existing Hannelly Student Center continues at Phoenix College. The main construction project is remodeling of the Learning Center Building into a student union with an exterior patio.… Read More →

Industrial: Gestamp Solar Steel

Gestamp Solar Steel, AZRE May/June 2011
by in Industrial

GESTAMP SOLAR STEEL General contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: Peoria Ave. and Dysart Rd., on Solar Canyon Way, Surprise Size: 75,000 SF manufacturing; 6,000 SF office ground floor with vacant 6,000 SF on second floor for expansion The first phase of the $6M project is 75,000 SF of high bay manufacturing space, with a 12,000… Read More →

Arizona Construction Industry Gains Footing In 2011

Construction Industry, AZRE Magazine March/April 2011
by in Construction

Fueled by education-related projects, another new Cactus League spring training facility and Indian casinos, the construction industry in Arizona appears to be gaining footing in 2011. Though not experiencing a full-scale rebound, contractors have reasons to be somewhat optimistic. For example, K-12 school districts around the state won voter approval in November of bond issues… Read More →

Newsmakers: AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Newsmakers, AZRE Magazine March/April 20111
by in Newsmakers

Newsmakers: March/April 2011 Rommie Mojahedand Mary Ridberg were appointed directors of leasing for the Phoenix office of Sperry Van Ness. Mojahed and Ridberg will be responsible for recruiting, business development and growth of the leasing team. Brian Smuckler and Jeff Seaman joined CB Richard Ellis’ Multi-Housing Private Client Group in Phoenix. Smuckler, senior vice president,… Read More →

Most Sustainable Project 2011

RED Awards Banner
by in Events | Real Estate

White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center Developer: Maricopa County Library District Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: DWL Size: 29,000 SF Location: 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Rd., Waddell Completed: November 2010 The White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center has set and achieved aggressive energy conservation goals. Among them: it is pursuing LEED Gold certification… Read More →

Education: Northern Arizona University Health + Learning Center

Northern Arizona University Health + Learning Center, AZRE March/April 2010
by in Education

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY HEALTH + LEARNING CENTER Owner: Northern Arizona University Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: OWP/P | Cannon Design Size: 270,000 SF Location: San Francisco St. & Mountainview Rd. in Flagstaff Construction on the $79.1M addition and renovation began in fall 2009, with anticipated completion in fall 2011. Project includes 57,000 SF of student health spaces; 71,000 SF addition and… Read More →

Best Public Project 2010


Surprise City Hall Surprise City Hall was constructed during very turbulent economic times, which forced the city to undergo several internal personnel changes. The changes occurred after construction had begun, drastically affecting the project. Without the collaborative efforts, communication and positive attitudes of the design and construction teams — keeping the project on target and… Read More →