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McCarthy promotes Tyler Shupe to project director

Tyler Shupe
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Tyler Shupe at McCarthy Building Companies Inc. Southwest division, McCarthy Southwest, was promoted to project director. Shupe will focus on development and leading internal and external teams on the firm’s K-12 education construction projects. He will make sure an integrated approach throughout all phases of the project will be taken. Shupe has worked 17 years… Read More →

Project News March/April 2015

West-MEC Southwest Campus in Buckeye

LEARNING CURVE In February, McCarthy Building Companies broke ground on the $50M West-MEC Southwest Campus in Buckeye. The campus is expected to serve 650 students in programs ranging from secondary to post-secondary and industry training. This project is one of four for the career and technical public school district funded by a $74.9M voter approved… Read More →

West-MEC Southwest Campus to break ground Feb. 6

WASH FINAL, Mest Mex, McCarthy, WEB

McCarthy Building Companies recently began a $50 million new construction project, including site plan and infrastructure layout, for Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) in conjunction with architect DLR Group. The West-MEC Southwest Campus project, which will be located at I-10 and Verrado Way in Buckeye, Ariz., will eventually serve 650 students in 12 to 14 different programs (including… Read More →

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… Read More →

New to Market: January, February 2014


1  |  Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Developer: Western Maricopa Education Center General contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Architect: DLR Group Location: 1617 W. Williams Dr., Phoenix Size: 84,000 SF remodeled, 40,000 SF constructed Value: $18M Start/Completion: October 2013 to July 2014 The West-MEC Northeast Campus is one of four planned projects for the career and… Read More →

McCarthy Breaks Ground on West-MEC Campus

WestMEC5_Construction, McCarthy

McCarthy Building Companies recently began an $18M new construction and renovation project at the Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Northeast Campus located at 1617 W. Williams Drive in Phoenix. The West-MEC Northeast Campus is one of four planned projects for the career and technical public school district funded by a $74.9M voter-approved bond. The Northeast… Read More →