Monthly Archives: September 2016

Source: ADOT A project to make it easier for ever-increasing international commerce to move through Nogales will begin in 2019, two years ahead of schedule, under changes approved by the Arizona State Transportation Board. A $25M appropriation aimed at accelerating this project made it possible for work to start earlier than originally planned. In addition, […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange As anticipated, the recently commenced 22-mile Loop 202 expansion project is spurring development plans near the proposed freeway corridor. The most recent proposal before the City of Phoenix is an 898-unit, 158.6-acre residential community to be known as McClellan Ranch in Laveen, northwest of Dobbins Road and the […]

Source: AZRE Attesa, the 2,360-acre recreational motorsports destination being developed by Danrick Builders near Casa Grande, will feature two world-class road racing courses designed by the best circuit design company in the industry. Apex Circuit Design Ltd. of Buckinghamshire, England is designing two separate 2.8-mile road courses plus a karting track, driver experience center and […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Continuing with its voter-approved “Building Our Future Bond Program” implementation, Maricopa Integrated Health System has issued an RFP for a firm to provide the resources and necessary leadership to establish an Integrated Program Management Office for Construction Services. The IPMO will manage and complete capital projects identified and established […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Scottsdale is reviewing a proposal from Kaplan Management Company to create a 622-unit multifamily mixed use live/work/play development on 10.29 acres at Greenway-Hayden Loop and North 73rd Street in the Scottsdale Airpark. To be built in two phases, the plan calls for two four-story luxury residential buildings with […]

Giving Back 1. Michael Pollack is making a difference in the community, one shopping center at a time. Pollack Investments has generously donated more than $200,000 in cash and in-kind donations to Assistance League East Valley and will unveil a spectacular newly renovated 8,256SF standalone building at 2326 N. Alma School Road in Chandler that […]

Groundbreakings 1. The Mohave High School Band played and community leaders and Mohave County officials turned out Sept. 27 for the long-anticipated groundbreaking of the Fort Mohave Walmart Supercenter at Highway 95 and Hammer Lane. The 155KSF facility is expected to open next spring and will include a supermarket, pharmacy, and Tire & Lube Express. […]

Source: JLL The delivery of more than 2.8MSF of new industrial construction in Phoenix during the first half of 2016 has made an impact on the Valley, says the Phoenix office of JLL – in some cases pushing industrial rental rates by as much as 36 percent higher than their existing average. Customers looking for […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange A full house of attendees got a tutorial on how to best use AZBEX products and services at last week’s “Coffee with the Publisher” event with AZBEX Publisher Rebekah Morris. Morris kicked off the event with introductions. Staff members briefly explained their duties so attendees would know whom […]

By Joe Ferguson for Arizona Daily Star Local developer Don Bourn has unveiled a new vision for downtown Tucson: A first-of-its-kind food hall featuring a number of local chefs under one roof. City Park, detailed in a quarterly report to the Rio Nuevo Board, would include approximately 15 retail and restaurant vendors in dedicated kiosks […]