Wespac Construction Archives

Copper State Rubber groundbreaking supports growth in Avondale

Copper State Rubber
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Copper State Rubber, the manufacturer of industrial, oilfield and mine hoses, broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot corporate facility on Monday. The forthcoming facility will accommodate the increasing amount of manufacturing businesses coming to the West Valley– a positive sign of continued business opportunities and job growth, Avondale city officials said. Construction on the $25-30 million… Read More →

Good times at McDowell Mountain Music Festival

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

The weekend-long party in the grass, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, came to a close, Sunday, after famed acts such as Beck, Kid Cudi, The Avett Brothers and many other bands rocked the stage. Wespac Construction put on its 13th Annual Festival in Margaret T. Hance Park from March 11 to 13 where all proceeds benefitted the… Read More →

Norterra West breaks ground in Phoenix

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USAA Real Estate Company of San Antonio, Texas, in association with Tempe, Arizona-based Metro Commercial Properties, has broken ground on a speculative office development in the I-17 / Deer Valley submarket in Phoenix. The development, named Norterra West, will include two (2), three-story Class-A office buildings approaching 300,000 square feet, and will capitalize on the… Read More →

SAAR’s headquarters named ‘Best Rehab Office Project’

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The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® (SAAR), a trade organization headquartered in Scottsdale for the past 50 years, recently repurposed an existing vacant building in Scottsdale’s Perimeter Center to use as its new headquarters. Growth of the 8,000-member organization prompted the move from SAAR’s longtime home in Downtown Scottsdale. It purchased the vacant building at… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2015 in review

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Photo: Kaci Demarest

McDowell Mountain Music Festival took over Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix over the weekend. The three-day festival featured more than 30 bands from a wide range of genres between the local and main stages. For the 12th year, Wespac Construction hosted the event as a fundraiser for charity. McDowell Mountain Music Festival benefits… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival returns March 27-29

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The three-day McDowell Mountain Music Festival, which takes place March 27-29, features a lineup that includes Widespread Panic, Passion Pit, Thievery Corporation, Phantogram, Portugal. The Man, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Beats Antique, Trampled by Turtles, StrFkr, Robert Delong and Break Science. “This festival is a party for the people,” said… Read More →

After Hours: Jerry Thomas

Jerry Thomas (Right)
by in After Hours | AZRE Magazine | Featured

Jerry Thomas Superintendent, Wespac Construction Years at HINES: 11 Jerry Thomas handles on-site supervision of day-to-day construction activities, including quality control, material delivery, subcontractor schedules, daily reports, safety meetings, detailing, project closeouts and project meetings for owners, architects and subcontractors. After a long day of work, though, Thomas puts in a few extra hours at… Read More →

Harvard, LPC partner on final Riverview Point phase

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Harvard Investments announced today that it will partner with Lincoln Property Company (LPC) to develop the second and final phase of Riverview Point, a Class-A office project directly adjacent to the 250-acre Mesa Riverview mixed-use property in Phoenix’s booming Southeast Valley. Harvard Investments purchased the 19.55-acre land parcel for the new project from Montana Avenue… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

Surgery Center of Gilbert

Surgery Center of Gilbert - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Medical

Developer: Surgery Center of Gilbert General contractor: Wespac Construction Architect: Orcutt|Winslow Location: SEC Recker and Baseline roads, Gilbert Size: 14,000 SF When completed in 3Q 2012, this ambulatory center in Gilbert will feature four state-of-the-art operating rooms with space to expand to five when needed. Surgery Center of Gilbert was last modified: January 7th, 2016… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Hosts Charity Event

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Concert
by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Events

From April 29 to May 1, music lovers are gathering together in the Phoenix area to “party with a purpose” at the 8th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF). “We started it as a charity element to our construction company Wespac,” says John Largay, founder of MMMF. “We quickly realized it was a three-legged stool:… Read More →

Most Sustainable Project 2010

Red Awards 2010

Appaloosa Branch Library Wide arrays of environmental designs and products for the Appaloosa Library have been submitted for LEED Gold certification. Formerly used to accommodate overflow parking for Rawhide, most of the site has been restored with native vegetation that includes transplanted cacti and trees salvaged from the old lot. Building materials were selected to… Read More →

Hospitality: Flagstaff Courtyard Marriott

Flagstaff Marriott, AZRE March/April 2009
by in Hospitality

FLAGSTAFF COURTYARD MARRIOTT Developer: The Summit Group Contractor: Wespac Construction Architect: Mind’s Eye Architecture Size: 101,869 SF Location: Beulah Blvd. at Woodlands Village Dr., Flagstaff Construction on the $11.4M Flagstaff Marriott began August 2008. Subs include AEC Electric, Hardrock Concrete, Pyramid Plumbing, Loftco Framing, Encore Steel, Warner’s Landscaping, Ignace Brothers Drywall and Otis Elevator. Construction… Read More →