Awards & Accolades
1. The Phoenix Business Journal has published its list of Top Valley Construction Projects.
No.1: Sky Harbor Terminal 3 South Concourse – $158M
No. 2: Ak-Chin Resort & Casino – $147M
No. 3: University Square Mixed Use – $116M
No. 4: Mesa Signal Butte Water Treatment Plant – $100M
No. 5: Arizona State University Biodesign C – $95M
2. RENTCafé has published its list of the Largest Rental Developments in the Phoenix Metro Housing Market in 2016. The Top 5 are:
No. 1: Rise on Apache – 384 units
No. 2: Southern Avenue Villas – 354 units
No. 3: Broadstone Fashion Center – 335 units
No. 4: The Cooper 202 – 332 units
No. 5: The Stetson – 316 units
3. HCW LLC recently began construction of a 142-key Residence Inn Hotel by Marriott in Chandler’s Ocotillo community.
4. Sagewood, a luxury continuing care retirement community in North Phoenix, has broken ground on The Estates, a new neighborhood at the community. The expansion will include 24 new standalone homes as well as a 44-unit assisted living building, a 13KSF events center, a reconfiguration of the main entrance and new parking areas. Development partners on the project include Life Care Services, Westminster Capital and the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
5. Developer Dabdoub Acquisitions and homebuilder Miramonte Homes have broken ground on the first of 110 planned homes in the village, near Old Spanish Trail and Camino Loma Alta. Altura features homes from 1,200-2,200 SF.
6. Ryan Companies US, Inc. and Banner Health broke ground last week on a 29KSF healthcare clinic in Phoenix, across from Desert Ridge Corporate Center. It will provide primary care services, dermatology services with spa and laser treatments and x-ray imaging.
7. RED Development, Fry’s Food Stores, StreetLights Residential and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will celebrate the groundbreaking of Block 23 on April 13.
8. The 250-acre master-planned Gilbert development, Rivulon, is continuing to move along as its developers get ready to break ground on two 60KSF office spaces. Nationwide Realty Investors is the developer behind the mixed-use project near Gilbert Road and the Loop 202 SanTan Freeway.
9. Overstreet is officially under construction. The large-scale Chandler retail, dining and entertainment destination has broken ground, and the first phase of 77KSF space is expected to open for business sometime in early 2018. LGE Design Build has taken on the role of GC, teaming up with project developer DBM Ventures, project designer Brick + West and project architect Cawley Architects.
10. William Lyon Homes planned a ground breaking for its Rancho Mercado development in northern Surprise on April 4. The Rancho Mercado master plan is a 1,300-acre PAD with multiple owners.
11. Ryan Companies and Sunbelt Holdings, co-developers of Marina Heights, have completed construction of the project’s fifth and final office building and have turned over occupancy to State Farm at the 20-acre development on Tempe Town Lake.
12. Workuity, which bills itself as, “Arizona’s largest co-working facility, has opened its Phoenix space. The 18.5KSF Class-A office space is located at 24th and Camelback and will office nearly 250 people.
13. Blue 32 Sports Grill has expanded, recently completing renovation of a 4KSF facility in Chandler. The tenant improvement work was performed by Sigma Contracting and DPA Architects.
14. The new Fry’s recently opened on Dove Valley Road. Campbell Development was GC. The project included a PowerParasol solar canopy, totaling 72KSF of panel area, which was completed by Robert Porter Construction.
15. The Town of Queen Creek hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for Fire Station 1, the replacement fire station in Town Center.
16. The new, $100M Mountain Shadows has marked the property’s return to Paradise Valley after 12 years in the making. It is the first resort to open in the town since 2011.
17. Harvest East Valley Church has transformed 32KSF on 1120 S. Gilbert Road into a worship center. The adaptive reuse project at Gilbert Town Center cost $1.5M.