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Boe Bergeson, RJM Construction at C2 Tactical. Photo by Mike Mertes, AZ Big Media

RJM Construction’s Boe Bergeson is at home on the range

Boe Bergeson is a managing partner and developer at RJM Construction, but in his spare time he owns and operates C2 Tactical gun range in Tempe. Bergeson said the gun range is a great way to stay connected to the community in the East Valley and helps support the gun community. Bergeson’s gun range also came with the idea for the phone app “Zombies in Phoenix.” C2 Tactical offers several zombie packages for a unique twist on the gun range experience, and the app offers consumers the ability to simulate those experiences. In addition to real estate and shooting, Bergeson’s adventurous interests include skiing, scuba diving and fly fishing.

What did you think you’d be when you grew up?
I had a pretty active imagination as a kid and still do. That said, when I do grow up I will let you know. In my younger years, I always had an interest in development/construction and always wanted to own my own business. I feel fortunate that I have the ability to do both at this stage in my life with RJM and C2 Tactical.

What is the best business advice you’ve been given?
There is an opportunity in every situation and every business dealing. The key is to find it. Try to see that opportunity. Don’t dwell on the problems. Find solutions, look to capitalize on that opportunity for you and your business, partners and project team(s).

What made you want to get involved with C2 Tactical?
I knew from our ownership and involvement in Caswells (shooting range) in Mesa that the East Valley was ready for new indoor shooting experience. I wanted to take all the great things we do and are able to do well at Caswells and add in the elements that we could not offer — such as corporate events, parties and the simulator experience — and package that into a new facility in a great location. To date, the response we receive from our customers has been great.

Why are you passionate about C2 Tactical?
It’s a great business that creates opportunity for people from all walks of life. I enjoy the development side of what we do, and I have fantastic business partners, great managers and employees that execute our mission within the business operations. It’s exciting to create a new facility the supports an industry and way of life that we are passionate about while creating jobs for people and a great experience for firearm enthusiasts (new and old, male and female).

Tell us about the phone app inspired by C2 Tactical.
The inspiration for the new game app comes from a few unique features and things we are doing at C2:
• One of the great things about C2 Tactical is its fun nature, culture and commitment to being a friendly family environment. We wanted to continue that trend in a very real and active environment on individuals’ phones. Our ability to take our brand to an app for phones and tablets lets folks enjoy a fun extension of C2 Tactical during their day when they cannot be at the range.
• We also wanted to be able to tie some of our in-store offerings into a game application that keeps our current and future customers excited about their next trip to C2 to enjoy the indoor shooting experience (out on the range with a zombie package or in the simulator with a zombie scenario).
• We also like the ability of our game app users to be able to play online, accumulate points and redeem those points for in-store value on real goods and services. We’re excited to be able to reward our customers for their time investment they have spent with us online.

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AZRE announces 2015 RED Awards finalists

Every February for the last 10 years, AZRE magazine has shone a spotlight on the commercial real estate industry through its annual Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. This year, a record number of projects and brokerage teams were nominated for a chance to be recognized at this year’s RED Awards.

For tickets to this year’s RED Awards, click here.

After lively debate and a few unanimous decisions among this year’s selection committee, AZRE proudly announces the 2015 RED Award finalists are, in alphabetical order:

Congratulations to this year’s contending projects:
Adelante Healthcare Peoria
Banner Estrella New Tower Addition
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Phase II Clinic Expansion
Bottled Blonde/Livewire
Broadstone Lincoln
Chandler Regional Medical Center
CityScape Residences
College Avenue Commons
Coyote Center at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Pecos Campus
CyrusOne, Building 4
General Motors IT Innovation Center
GoDaddy Global Technology Center
Great Hearts Academies, Arete Preparatory Academy
Heritage Marketplace
Lewis Prison Complex Expansion
Liberty Center at Rio Salado
Marketplace at Lincoln & Scottsdale
Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center
MZ
Ocotillo Brine Reduction Facility
Phoenix Sky Train Stage 1A
SkySong, The ASU Innovation Center — SkySong 3
Start @ West-MEC, Innovation Center
Sun Devil Marketplace
Sunset Heights Elementary School
Sussex Properties for TLC Label
The Newton
University of Arizona—McKale Center Renovation
University of Arizona—Old Main renovation

And the companies that have been nominated as finalists with the above projects:
ADM Group
AECOM
Alliance Residential Builders
Alliance Residential Company
Ameris Construction
Architekton
Arizona Board of Regents
Arizona Department of Administration
AV3 Design
Axis Projects Corporation
Balmer Architectural Group
Banner Health
Butler Design Group
BWS Architects
Cam-8, LLC
Carollo Engineers
Cawley Architects, Inc.
Chasse Building Team
City of Phoenix
Corgan Associates, Inc.
CyrusOne Inc.
Dick & Fritsche Design Group
Dignity Health
DLR Group
DPR Construction
Emc2 Architects Planners, PC
Evening Entertainment Group
Fanning Howey
Fimbres Studio
Follett Higher Education Group
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Gensler
Great Hearts Academies
HKS, Inc.
Hunt Construction, an AECOM Company
Iconic Design Studio

Intel Corporation
JAVCON
JE Dunn Construction
John Douglas Architects
Jones Studio
Kitchell
Layton Construction Co., Inc.
Liberty Property Trust
LGE Design Build
Maricopa Community Colleges
Mark IV Capital
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
McCarthy Kiewit Joint Venture
MD Heritage LLC
Modus Development
Mortenson Construction
Okland Construction
ORB Architecture, LLC
Orcutt | Winslow
Peoria Unified School District
PHArchitecture
Plaza Companies
Poster Frost Mirto
RED Development
RJM Construction
RSP Architects
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
SmithGroupJJR
Sundt Construction, Inc.
Sussex Properties
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Venue Builders
Venue Projects
Wespac Construction Inc.
West-MEC

 

Brokerage Team Finalists

CBRE
Pat Feeney, Dan Calihan and Rusty Kennedy
Todd Fogler, Ryan Eustice and Jami Savage-Gray
Tom Adelson, Jim Fijan, Jerry Robert and Corey Hawley

CPI
Leroy Breinholt
Trent Rustan
Tyson Breinholt

Cushman & Wakefield
Chris Toci and Chad Littell
Jackie Orcutt, John Grady and Mackenzie Ford
Larry Downey

DTZ
Mike Haenel, Andy Markham and Will Strong
Robert Buckely, Tracy Cartledge, Steve Lindley

JLL
Anthony Lydon and Marc Hertzberg
Bill Honsaker, Anthony Lydon and Marc Hertzberg
Dave Seeger, Karsten Peterson and Mark Gustin
John Bonnell and Brett Abramson
Mark Detmer and Bo Mills
Pat Harlan, Steve Sayre and Kyle Westfall
Pat Williams, Steve Corney, Vicki Robinson and Andrew Medley

Lee & Associates
Craig Coppola and Andrew Cheney

Velocity Retail
Andy Kroot
Darren Pitts and Dave Cheatham

The project and brokerage team winners will be announced at the RED Awards reception on Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Arizona Grand Resort between 6 and 8 p.m. At the event, winners of AZRE’s 2015 developer, general contractor, architect and subcontractor of the year awards will also be announced.

Tickets are now available for the RED Awards. here for more information.

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Hacienda Healthcare breaks ground on children’s hospital

On Monday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m., Hacienda HealthCare and RJM construction will host the groundbreaking ceremony for the new 24-bed, 20,900-square-foot children’s hospital in Mesa, Ariz. The hospital, located at 610 W. Jerome Ave., will feature:

  • Four themed patient wings with unique floor cuts and patient room headwalls to synchronize with the themes
  • Four indoor/outdoor healing gardens and family lounge/play areas
  • Architecture to make the building child-friendly, such as bright colors and lights, and windows at children’s height

“Hacienda HealthCare was asked by East Valley physicians, parents, hospital CEOs and health care plans to establish a children’s hospital similar to our Phoenix hospital in this area,” said Hacienda HealthCare President and CEO, Bill Timmons. “We’re thrilled to break ground on this project, and appreciate RJM Construction’s efforts to get the hospital completed as quickly as possible.”

Construction will be complete in the summer of 2015. In addition to Hacienda HealthCare and RJM Construction, project partners include architect Devenney Group, Ltd. and construction manager CORE Construction.

RJM Construction begins three medical office projects near Phoenix

RJM Construction has been selected for three medical office projects in the Phoenix area. The projects all began last month and represent a combined 16,937 SF In Peoria, RJM Construction is constructing new space for Adelante Healthcare; in Sun City, Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates’ new clinic is receiving an upgrade; and in Central Phoenix, RJM Construction is renovating space for AZPerio’s newest dental office location.

“Healthcare construction is a focus of ours, so we’re pleased to have so many new medical and dental projects starting this month,” said Sean Conry, project executive and healthcare construction specialist at RJM Construction.

Adelante Healthcare, a healthcare service provider for Maricopa County and surrounding communities, is renovating its new facility at 15525 N. 83rd Ave. in Peoria. The restored 11,147-sq.-ft. space will be used for medical and administrative offices. To be complete in August, the facility also will have the distinction of being LEED certified. In addition to RJM Construction and Adelante Healthcare, project partners include Cawley Architects and Dignity Health.

RJM Construction is upgrading new medical office space for Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates, a private specialty medical practice. The 2,400-sq.-ft. medical office, located at 10503 W. Thunderbird Blvd. in Sun City, is receiving minor floor plan revisions along with new paint and carpet. Owned by Healthcare Trust of America, the project will be complete this month.

AZPerio, a periodontal practice serving Maricopa County, is adding a new office location at 5300 N. Central, in Phoenix. RJM construction is renovating 3,390 sq. ft. on the first floor, including nine treatment rooms and a sterile lab. In addition to RJM Construction and AZPerio, project partners include Alliance Project Advisors. The project will be complete in July.

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RJM Construction renovating office for Meritage Homes in Scottsdale

RJM Construction, a Phoenix general contractor, recently began renovations for the new corporate headquarters of Meritage Homes, the ninth-largest public homebuilder in the United States. Its new location will be at 8800 E. Raintree Drive, Scottsdale, in the Raintree Corporate Center, a three-story Class A office building. Renovation of the 55,000 SF space will be complete in February 2014, with a projected move-in date in March 2014.

The new office space for Meritage Homes will feature stylish designs, a large training room and a state-of-the-art conference room.

“We’re pleased to be working with RJM Construction and are excited to move into our new space early next year,” said Marie Muller, executive assistant to the CEO, Meritage Homes.

In addition to RJM Construction, project partners include architect Pinnacle Design, Inc., and broker and property manager CBRE.

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Niki Ward Joins RJM Construction

RJM Construction has hired Niki Ward as director of business development. In this new role, Ward is responsible for developing new client relationships and managing existing client relationships in the Phoenix market, as well as increasing RJM Construction’s visibility.

“We’re pleased to have Niki joining our team. She has extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry and we’re confident she will help support our growth,” said Boe Bergeson, vice president of RJM Construction’s Phoenix operations.

Ward brings more than 15 years of marketing, project management and business development experience in the commercial real estate industry. Most recently, she worked as a marketing coordinator in the Phoenix office of a top global commercial real estate company.

Ward received a bachelor’s degree in interior design from the Harrington Institute of Interior Design in Chicago. She is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) and the Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women (AZCREW). She holds an Arizona Department of Real Estate Sales License.

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RJM Construction Hires Sean Conry As Project Executive

RJM Construction, a Minneapolis-based general contractor with offices in Phoenix and Denver, has hired healthcare construction specialist Sean Conry as project executive.

In his new role, Conry will oversee pre-construction, project management, estimating, schedule management and the development of team relationships; he will specialize in complex construction projects, especially those requiring skilled coordination in occupied medical environments.

Conry has worked in construction management for 16 years, with a focus on healthcare projects. Most recently, he served as director of healthcare for a local general contractor.

He has managed projects such as Yavapai Regional Medical Center Emergency Department expansion in Prescott Valley; Mayo Clinic Optical in Scottsdale; Mountain Park Health Center Community Clinic in Phoenix; Scottsdale Healthcare ICU remodel in Scottsdale; and Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center Energy Conservation Measures projects in Phoenix.

Conry holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Northern Arizona University. He is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and holds a Healthcare Construction Certification from the organization.