The University of Arizona selected Kitchell to build its new Health Sciences Innovation building located at Mabel Street and Warner Avenue Mall in Tucson, Ariz. The 10-story, 227,000-sq-ft building will working space for a variety of health professionals and students and faculty from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.
Arizona State University unveiled the $129 million, 280,000 sq ft Beus Center for Law and Society in mid-August. The state-of-the-art facility will house the university’s Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and features several high-tech upgrades over the school’s previous home.
An expansion of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, located near Maricopa, Ariz., began in early August. The multi-million dollar expansion will provide the casino with greater capacity to house guests and host large-scale events.
PENTA Building Group recently expanded its summer internship program to 19 interns. The program, which allows high school and college students to gain professional experience in the construction industry, now includes an internship slot in the marketing department as well.
Arizona State University’s Wrigley Lecture Series will feature ENR Award of Excellence winner Jason F. McLennan on Sept. 20. McLennan, an advocate of the green building movement, will make a presentation entitled “A Living Future: How We’ll Live and Work in the Communities of the Future”.
The Design Build Institute of America announced Design-Build Project/Team Award Winners in July and the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in downtown Phoenix took home an award for healthcare facilities.
The Arizona Builders Alliance will host its 2016 Convention at the Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona, Ariz., Oct. 26 to 28. The event, entitled “Meeting of Stars Hollywood,” will feature educational and networking opportunities for construction professionals in Arizona.