Monthly Archives: July 2016

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange You asked, we listened. AZBEX is proud to launch the searchable database application, going live on August 1, 2016. This software as a service is a cloud-based platform, a custom relational database of market information thoroughly vetted by the AZBEX research team.  Modules include projects, contacts, companies, and […]

By Parker Leavitt for The Arizona Republic A Starwood-brand hotel could soon join the growing list of tenants at south Scottsdale’s SkySong development, where a mix of mid-rise office towers, apartments and restaurants are rising around the complex’s iconic tent-like canopy. Arizona State University Foundation officials in early July told city leaders they’ve landed a […]

By Kevin Reagan for Casa Grande Dispatch A preliminary schematic composed by Danrick Builders outlines how the development firm’s future motor sports park might be built on a parcel located south of Casa Grande. Danrick Builders, based in Chandler, announced last month its long-term plans to build a motor sports park, known as Attesa, near […]

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Mesa City Council will consider a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the city and Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) to enter into exclusive negotiations for development of the NWC of Country Club Drive and Main Street. The MOU would have a period of three months and includes […]

Company News 1. In the 2.5 years since LGE Design Build launched its new in-house architectural division called LGE Design Group, the Phoenix-based general contractor has provided architectural services for more than 70 projects encompassing 1MSF in the Phoenix metro area. Integrating architecture with construction provides a seamless experience in which LGE quickly updates plans […]

Groundbreakings 1. Kitchell recently commenced construction on the expansion of an industrial park near Sky Harbor International Airport, consisting of two class “A” general industrial buildings comprising 212KSF. The building shell is expected to be complete by December 2016. 2. Evergreen Development acquired 1.12 acres of land adjacent to the new Fry’s Marketplace development at […]

Source: Arizona Department of Administration Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.6% in May to 5.8% in June, according to a report from the Arizona Department of Administration’s office of Employment and Population Statistics. The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point from 4.7% in […]

By Fara Illich for dtphx.org The sound of the wind rustling in the trees, a waft of something delicious, the clink of glasses, a smile from a stranger — all of these micro-experiences knit together a larger picture that helps define the culture of a city, what people think about it, what they remember, and […]

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Scottsdale-based Shea Homes is seeking a Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning request with the City of Phoenix for a residential community of up to 1,889 single family homes at the SEC of Tatum Boulevard and Grovers Avenue that will feature seven distinct neighborhoods. The Shea at North Tatum […]

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Prescott Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a site plan a 200-unit apartment complex that will comprise six separate buildings. A seventh building near the center of the development includes a community center, indoor pool, and media center for the residents. Prescott Lakes Villas will […]