Monthly Archives: May 2018

By Jane Stewart for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Representatives from Piper Plastics, Inc. made a presentation to the City of Mesa’s Design Review Board at its May 8 meeting regarding a proposed headquarters for the plastics manufacturing company. The subject site is a vacant parcel of approximately five acres at 4818 East Indigo Street within the […]

By AZBEX Staff for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Tech Parks Arizona, on behalf of the University of Arizona and Campus Research Corporation, has announced the development partners selected for new projects at the UA Tech Park at The Bridges and the UA Tech Park at Rita Road in Tucson. Technology Precinct in the UA Tech Park […]

Sales Transactions 1. Tides Equities LLC has paid $37.25M for the 376-unit Fairways at Cave Creek, with plans to invest about $7M to renovate the property. The company also closed on a 65-unit apartment complex in Tempe, paying $7.5M for Epic at University Pointe, with plans to invest $3M in renovations. 2. HFF announced $33.5M […]

By AZBEX Staff for Arizona Builder’s Exchange We at AZBEX are delighted to announce we have recently added two new staff members to our team. Amanda Murray has joined the team as Office Administrator to keep Rebekah, Rachel, Roland and the non-alliterative staff on task and running smoothly. She has a background in English and English Education […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Environmentally Responsible Recyclers in Mesa is planning to more than double the functional space on its site at 730 E. Southern Ave. The current location includes office space, a warehouse and retail store. In its submissions to the city, the company cites a need for overall improvements and […]

Awards & Accolades 1. Phoenix Business Journal has published its list of Top Commercial Building Contractors. With $486.84M in 2017 billings for Ariz. buildings, Sundt Construction, Inc. took the top honor, up from number 8 last year. The full list is available here. 2. STORE Capital VP – Controller Claire Janssen received the 2018 Arizona […]

Progress Reports 1. The owners of Tucson’s Funtasticks Family Fun Park are adding new water features. Pro Parks Management is building a play area with a splash pad and several bucket drops over slides and climbing bars at the park, 221 E. Wetmore Road. Grail Construction is doing the work. 2. Florence Copper’s solvent extraction […]

By Tasha Anderson for Arizona Builder’s Exchange If all goes according to plan, a run-down office plaza at 40th Street and McDowell will become the areas latest adaptive re-use renovation. Applicant, Earl, Curley & Lagarde, P.C., on behalf of developer, Real Estate and More LLC, is requesting a rezoning of an approximately +/- 1.91-acre site […]

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange We don’t have people to do the jobs. We won’t have them for quite a while, and it’s our fault. 160 people filled the ballroom at the Phoenix Country Club on May 18 to hear the somber message, but no one argued against it. A panel, moderated by […]

Sales Transactions 1. Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap, announces the sale of Alta Steelyard Lofts, a core Class “A” mid-rise, 301-unit multifamily property located Chandler. The property sold for $69.25M. 2. Cushman & Wakefield completed the sale of SanTan Village Marketplace, a premier destination center located in Gilbert. Michael Hackett and Ryan Schubert of […]