• Valleywise Health’s new utility plant a good fit for growing hospital
    This article originally appeared in ENR on February 22, 2021 When Kitchell Contractors project director Phil Glenn first toured the location for Valleywise Health’s new utility plant—designed to power its main Roosevelt campus in Phoenix—he thought the plan sounded crazy. “We’re walking through on the first day, and it’s this operating warehouse full of racks and shelving and just stuff everywhere,” Glenn says. “We’re all going, ‘Really? We’re going to put the central plant in here?’” Valleywise’s ambitious plan Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-02-24
  • AGC of California Partners With LGBTQ+ Group to Boost Diversity
    This article originally appeared in ENR-California The Associated General Contractors of California has entered into a first-of-its kind partnership with LGBTQ+ advocacy group BuildOUT California to strengthen the construction industry through diversity and inclusion, both on the jobsite and in the office, throughout California. The program focuses on promoting LGBTQ+ businesses as part of AGC’s broader effort to boost involvement of SBE/DBE-owned firms on projects. But the partnership also focuses on helping LGBTQ+-owned businesses “build their businesses and be Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-01-26
  • University of Arizona HSIB wins national ENR award!
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) was selected by ENR as one of the “Best of the Best” projects – this is the first time a Kitchell project has been recognized in this national competition. According to the publication, this recognition is considered “the pinnacle of design and construction achievement.” To realize how cool this is, consider the numbers: Nearly 900 projects were submitted 10 regions were represented Panels of judges were convened in each of those Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-01-15