The Weitz Company Archives

Acacia Health Center expansion underway at Sagewood

Acacia Health Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | In The Spotlight

Sagewood, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) focused on independence and well-being located at 4555 E. Mayo Blvd in northeast Phoenix is underway with the $13.2 million construction expansion of its onsite Acacia Health Center. The 36,300–square-foot expansion will double the size of the health center and include the addition of 60 beds to include a… Read More →

Grandview Terrace finishes last phase of assisted living project


Grandview Terrace Health and Rehabilitation by Sun Health has finished building an upscale 20-suite residence for up to 30 people who need assistance with activities of daily living. Grandview Terrace’s Assisted Living project is the last phase of a multi-million dollar, top-to-bottom renovation of the Grandview Terrace Health and Rehabilitation campus — previously known as… Read More →

Sagewood completes second phase of Casitas

Sagewood, a Life Care Services community featuring resort-like amenities and health care services for senior living, has completed construction on its second phase of casitas. A recovering housing market and strong community sales sparked the second phase of detached casitas, a duplex home option for seniors living at Sagewood. The stylish two-bedroom, den and two-and-a-half… Read More →

New to Market: The Lofts at Hayden Ferry

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by in Business News

Project Name: The Lofts at Hayden Ferry Developer: OliverMcMillan General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners / Todd & Associates Location & City (major crossroads/exact address): 260 Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona Size (SF): 497,000 SF Value: $40M Estimated start and completion dates (by month or quarter): June 2014 / December 2015… Read More →

The Weitz Company Moves to Camelback Corridor

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by in Uncategorized

The Weitz Company announced its relocation to the Park One commercial office complex located in the Camelback Corridor of Phoenix. The move was completed Nov. 25. The Weitz Company was established in Iowa in 1855, and opened a Phoenix office in 1978 to serve clients in the regional Southwest. In those 35 years, Weitz has… Read More →

The Weitz Company Again Hosting 'Swing For The Scouts' Charity Golf Tourney


  While The Weitz Company is well-known nationally for its golf course and clubhouse construction, it’s gaining some experience at hosting golf tournaments as well. For the second year in a row, the Swing for the Scouts charity golf tournament will be held on the pristine course of The Raven Golf Club on Oct. 18,… Read More →

Million Dollar Casitas Coming To Sagewood Due To Record Sales, Market Demand


  Record community sales and a strong recovering housing market have prompted Sagewood, a 278-residence Phoenix luxury retirement community featuring resort-like amenities and the Acacia Health Center, to build an additional 14 casitas soon to be under construction. Sales are now underway for the detached casitas ranging from 2,173 SF to 2,326 SF for a… Read More →

PHX Sky Train Makes Its Long-Awatied Debut


  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport celebrated a major milestone with the opening of the PHX Sky Train April 8. The Phoenix City Council and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton took the first official ride after a ribbon-cutting event earlier in the morning. Passengers using the PHX Sky Train will find a seamless connection between Terminal… Read More →

The Weitz Way: Celebrating 35 years in Arizona

PHX Sky Train
by in In The Spotlight

  At The Weitz Company, employees are guided by a set of Core Values which are an integral part of the culture of this Iowa-based general contractor celebrating 35 years in Arizona. These values are the foundation of how Weitz builds projects, manages its work, and treats employees, owners, and partners. They are: >> Honesty… Read More →

Billings, Prendergast Form New Firm Pivotal Marketing Partners

Kelly Billings - Mara Prendergast
by in Newsmakers

Valley businesswomen Kelly Billings and Mara Prendergast have launched a new marketing firm, Pivotal Marketing Partners, which specializes in the developer, architecture, engineering and construction community by providing strategic marketing collateral development and design as well as complete project pursuit services. Billings and Prendergast both have been in the construction industry for more than a… Read More →

Maravilla Scottsdale Celebrates Grand Opening

by in New to Market | Senior Life

Maravilla Scottsdale, a resort-style retirement community with an innovative approach to senior living, recently celebrated its grand opening with a private reception for guests and residents. With more than 400 invitees in attendance, the event featured a proclamation read by Scottsdale City Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp formally commemorating Senior Resource Group’s (SRG) commitment to elevating the… Read More →

The Weitz Company Being Sold to Egyptian Construction Firm

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by in Business News | Construction

General contractor The Weitz Company, which employs about 60 people in Arizona,  announced it has signed a letter of intent for acquisition by Egyptian construction company Orascom Construction Industries. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Weitz is the second oldest commercial GC in the United States. Weitz has three core business lines: commercial, federal, and industrial… Read More →

Best Tenant Improvement Project 2011

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by in Events | Real Estate

Lumberyard Tap Room Contractor: Loven Contracting Architect: Smith Architects Size: 15,083 SF Location: 5 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff Completed: May 2010 Located in downtown Flagstaff, the Tap Room was a complete renovation of the historic Copeland Lumber facility. The building was stripped down to the shell and transformed into a 15,083 SF restaurant and… Read More →

Best Multi-Family Project 2011

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by in Events | Real Estate

Vi at Silverstone Developer: The Plaza Companies Contractor: Summit Builders Architect: DAVIS Size: 735,651 SF Location: 23005 N. 74th St., Scottsdale Completed: March 2010 Vi at Silverstone is a new, continuing care retirement community on a 35-acre campus. It consists of a 4-story, 467,857 SF main lodge building with 203 independent living units, an underground… Read More →