November-December 2009 Archives
Pima Heart at RiverWalk Owner: Med Properties Contractor: Lloyd Construction Co. Architect: Gansline & Assoc. Architects & Planners Size: 23,800 SF Location: River & Campbell roads, Tucson The $6M, multi-building project began construction in May 2009, and is scheduled to finish March 2010. Pima Heart will occupy 16,000 SF of the development, with the remaining… Read More →
This year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY awards were held Aug. 28, 2009. Two local winners of The Office Building of the Year were also International TOBY award winners at BOMA’s annual convention in Philadelphia. BOMA Greater Phoenix would like to congratulate the local 2009 TOBY award winners. Under 100,000 SF Arcadia Gateway Center Owned by:… Read More →
Plaza del Lago, Phase II Developer: Bade Companies Contractor: BCS Development Group Architect: Barduson Architects Size: 48,182 SF Location: NWC Lake Pleasant Pkwy. & Yearling Rd., Peoria Comprised of 8 buildings, with various condo sizes available, the MOB will finish construction 4Q09. Brokerage firm is Bade Commercial Services Inc.
The Cost Of Relifing A Building During The Age Of Environmental Thrift Breath of Life – Relifing Difficult financial times teach us that it is possible to do more with less, but also that doing more with less takes both thought and effort. In 1965, Adlai Stevenson, then U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, notably… Read More →
Leading the Way “Young professionals cannot afford to sit on the sidelines,” says Jami Vallelonga, a BOMA Greater Phoenix board member. “It has become increasingly important to develop a professional network and get the training and tools needed to advance as a management professional.” Welcome to the Young Professionals Group Jami Vallelonga, a real estate… Read More →
Chatham Medical Building Owner: Drs. Jean & Joseph Chatham Contractor: LGE Design Build Architect: Cawley Architects Size: 8,039 SF Location: Power & Baseline roads, Mesa A $1.8M build-to-suit medical building adjacent to Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa. The father-and-son owners will occupy 6,500 SF and lease the remaining space. Construction began April 2009 and will… Read More →
Healthcare Reform – Healthy Choice? Healthcare reform has been a national hot button lately, and with it comes a focus on all related industries, such as healthcare design and construction. With the development of proposed plans, comes the scrutiny of every penny allocated, prompting a public perception that the cost of healthcare facilities drives up… Read More →
Estrella Mtn. Community College, Mariposa Hall Owner: Maricopa County Community College District Contractor: McGough Companies Southwest Architect: Orcutt | Winslow Size: 25,600 SF Location: 3000 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale The goal of the $8M expansion and redevelopment of the Southwest Skill Center, scheduled to finish in December, is to create collective learning spaces, outdoor learning… Read More →
BOMA Greater Phoenix launches Kilowatt Krackdown initiative to reduce energy consumption marketwide. Last year, BOMA International announced its 7-Point Challenge, encouraging local chapter members to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. BOMA Greater Phoenix embraced the opportunity and formed the Green Buildings Committee to further this goal, and in the process, pursued LEED certification… Read More →
UC Davis Surgical Center – A Look Inside the Box UC Davis Health Systems in Sacramento, Calif., was in urgent need of more surgical space. Medical advances had led to a massive increase in demand for outpatient surgeries, and existing facilities were bursting at the seams. The solution to the dilemma was found in an… Read More →
Skyway Business Park II Developer: LGE Design Build / Biltmore Holdings Contractor: LGE Design Build Architect: Cawley Architects Size: 31,892 SF Location: NWC Dysart & Cactus roads, Surprise Construction on the $2.67M development began 2Q09 and will finish 1Q10. Brokerage firm is Lee & Associates.
Mechanics’ Lien & Property Crawlers Project owners face a number of challenges when completing a project. Some owners have completed their project, paid their prime contractor, and then discover there are unpaid subcontractors and suppliers with mechanics’ lien rights. Unless the issue of mechanics’ liens is addressed before final payment is made, a project owner… Read More →
Greenbuild 2009 – What’s in store for the Arizona development community? The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will envelop the Phoenix Convention Center during the second week of November. At this conference, the Valley will host more than 25,000 attendees from 91 countries. In only its seventh year, Greenbuild has become the world’s largest green… Read More →
Eco Buddies This summer, two Phoenix office buildings entered new territory for existing private-sector buildings in Arizona. Collier Center and Phoenix Plaza became Arizona’s first privately owned multi-tenant existing buildings to receive the U.S. Green Building Council’s consideration for LEED certification, thanks to the efforts of their owners and their two building managers. Both buildings… Read More →