RED Awards 2012: Best Industrial Project, Dunn-Edwards Phoenix

Events | 15 Feb, 2012 |

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. This year, the winner for Best Industrial Project was Dunn-Edwards Phoenix.

Best Industrial Project

Dunn-Edwards Phoenix

Developer: Dunn-Edwards Corporation
Contractor: Layton Construction
Architect: Deutsch Architecture Group
Broker: The Heathcote Group
Size: 340,000 SF
Location: 520 S. 67th Ave., Phoenix
Completed: January, 2011

Dunn EdwardsDunn-Edwards placed significant effort on energy efficiency in its new industrial warehouse by using recycled materials to build its facility. Upon completion, 31.7% of the supplies were recycled, equivalent to a savings of $772,255. The facility was built at a low cost. This enabled the construction of a 3,000 SF laboratory and an 8,000 SF tank for harmful chemicals. The paint manufacturing facility has been awarded LEED Gold certification. In addition, it is winner of NAIOP’s Best Industrial Redevelopment Project in 2010 and an Award of Merit winner by Engineering News-Record in the Southwest. By combining various distribution facilities toward a central location, Dunn-Edwards cut its overall cost by more than 40%. It utilized new marketed products implementing robotics and worked with BIM.

Video by Cory Bergquist

Honorable Mention

Crescent Crown Distribution

Developer: LGE Design Build
Contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: PHArchitecture
Size: 345,000 SF
Location: 1640 W. Broadway Rd., Mesa
Completed: December, 2011

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RED Awards 2012 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2012

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