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Arizona Projects 06-23-17

Credit: hardison/downey

Awards & Accolades

1. Phoenix Business Journal has published a showcase of Favorite Recent Architectural Projects, as submitted by leading area firms.

2. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix has been selected as recipient of the 2017 Valley Partnership Community Project for the urban farm in downtown Phoenix, on the Human Services Campus.

Groundbreaking

3. The North Chandler Corridor received a shot in the arm this month when Turbo Resources officially broke ground on its new global headquarters at Westech Corporate Center, at Arizona Avenue and Palomino Drive.

4. hardison/downey recently broke ground on the 636-bed NAU Honors College for American Campus Communities. The four-story building is comprised of residential student housing, classrooms, staff offices and amenity space.

5. After three years of waiting, Marana Police are getting a new police headquarters. The Town of Marana broke ground on the new building last week.

Progress Reports

6. The topping out of CONTOUR on Campbell brings Phoenix’s newest condominium community closer to completion.

7. A solar-energy farm is taking shape next to the Apache Generating Station near Willcox that will provide 20 megawatts of clean power to rural electric cooperatives across the state when it goes online in September. About 4,000 photovoltaic panels are going up each workday at a project by Arizona G&T Cooperatives.

8. Construction in the Tucson area is in full swing, with the 33KSF, $20.6M Miracle Point Apartments just one of nine projects recently started or about to get underway.

9. Mark Taylor has announced plans to open its new San Portales multifamily development opening this fall at 7215 S. Silverstone Drive in Scottsdale.

10. As the Phoenix Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar begins to take shape, the construction crew is digging into the fan experience with the excavation of the new pedestrian tunnel. The pedestrian-only tunnel will provide quick and easy access to one of the centerpieces of the $178M modernization project – a premium Fan Zone.

Completions

11. UMOM New Day Centers has opened a new center. The Arizona nonprofit, the state’s largest provider of shelter and services to homeless people, dedicated the new Halle Women’s Center at 3424 E. Van Buren St., on June 20.

12. The Yarnell Regional Community Center has transformed its ho-hum restrooms into cowboy-themed facilities for both men and women. A ribbon-cutting will celebrate that transformation on June 29.

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