July 19, 2017

My Summer 2017 Editor's Column discusses the many Army Airfields the feds built for pilot training during World War II in Arizona. The state's sunny skies made for perfect flying weather.Some of these airfields are still used as military installations. Others have been...

July 18, 2017

For Arizona Contractor & Community magazine's first centerfold, staff debated between Marilyn Monroe and Gina Lollobrigida until finally taking a tip from Frank Lloyd Wright and opting for this svelte beauty that still graces the Phoenix skyline. Formerly the Terminal...

July 18, 2017

What do Bing Crosby, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, R.E.M. and the Dixie Chicks have in common? They all recorded versions of "Ghost Riders in the Sky" written by Stan Jones. In this image, the songwriter is greeted by his fan club and Arizona Governor Ernest McFarland at S...

July 15, 2017

Marlene Imirzian was a Girl Scout who grew up to bring the organization's vision to life as the head architect on a leadership center for girls and women.

Imirzian, founder of Marlene Imirzian & Associates, says she is pleased with the result of her collaboration with t...

July 14, 2017

Traffic coordination and scheduling work proved to be the most challenging aspects of the athletic site improvements at Mesa’s Westwood High School according to Grady Artaz, project superintendent with Concord General Contracting. “All the trades had to work on top of...

July 10, 2017

Despite completing much of the work without drawings, the Longbow Marketplace was just another job according to Superintendent Jamie Lorimer of the Alexander Building Company, the project’s general contractor. The $6 million project at 202 Red Mountain Freeway and Reck...

July 6, 2017

Meet Guy Voss, the new director of business development with McCarthy Water for the Southwest division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc.

Voss directs the group’s strategic planning and new market growth, participates in business development initiatives, and maintains...

July 4, 2017

The Arizona Department of Transportation's latest highway paving project uses recycled tires to put a fresh layer of rubberized asphalt on a stretch of Interstate 17 in Phoenix. Rubber from about 75,000 tires will be used in the 11 miles of I-17 between Dunlap and 19th...

June 30, 2017

McCarthy Building Companies celebrated the topping out of the $120 million Biodesign Institute C Research Building at Arizona State University (ASU) Wednesday. The building represents the third in ASU’s Biodesign Institute complex located on the main campus in Tempe, a...

June 24, 2017

Desert Gardens II Apartments Sell for $23 Million

Desert Gardens II, a multi-family community located at 13621 W. Glendale Ave., has been sold for $23 million.  Locally based ReNUE Properties purchased assets as part of its portfolio expansion within Arizona, according...

Please reload

Serving the Construction & Engineering firms of Arizona... and those who admire their work!

  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle

© 2019 by Arizona Contractor & Community

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • LinkedIn - Black Circle