• New Fort McDowell Casino breaks ground
    The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 29, 2018 for its new CASINO. Those in attendance at the celebration included tribal dignitaries and tribal members, and others from the State of Arizona and surrounding communities. The new casino will be 166,341 square feet, which will soon offer guests a larger casino with a garden court, specialty high end dining, sports bar with entertainment stage and other new amenities. Thalden Boyd Emery Architects, W.E. O’Neil, and Kitchell Construction have been named as the project team.  The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation’s ongoing mission is to aid in the economic development and the expansion of direct services to meet the changing needs of all tribal members while preserving traditional values and at the same time benefiting and supporting its neighbors, the greater East Valley and Scottsdale areas.  “We broke ground on Friday, June 29, 2018 on a new casino, opening a new chapter in the modern history of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. Our tribe has overcome many challenges just to be here today. Our path has been difficult, but the obstacles we’ve endured have only made us stronger. We may be the smallest tribe in the Valley, but we built the first high stakes bingo hall in the Phoenix area three decades ago and today we are taking another huge leap forward. This exciting project will set a new standard for quality entertainment in the Northeast Valley while providing economic Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2018-07-11
  • Take a sneak peek at our Phoenician Resort renovation
    We recently completed a nine-month renovation at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, involving complex parts and pieces all while ensuring the AAA Five-Diamond-rated resort stayed operational. Project Director Russ Myers gives a sneak peek at the finished product: The post Take a sneak peek at our Phoenician Resort renovation appeared first on Kitchell Progress. Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2018-07-02
  • Texas State Veterans Home tops off
    Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the most recent milestone in the construction of the ninth Texas State Veterans Home, operated by the Veterans Land Board (VLB), a division of the Texas General Land Office (GLO). The commemorative last steel beam was put into place recently at the Veterans home located in Houston. You can view architectural renderings and construction updates at http://www.glo.texas.gov/vlb/houston-vethome/. “One of the great privileges of serving as Texas Land Commissioner is serving our state’s Veterans,” Commissioner Bush said. “The topping off of a large project is a major milestone for those in the construction industry, but this one holds special significance for all who are working together to build this new Texas State Veterans Home. We are proud to be constructing the frame on a home for heroes.” “We have a deep sense of pride for what we’re doing here,” said Kitchell Contractors President Steve Whitworth. “This facility will fill a growing need to accommodate those who served our country, providing a place that they and their loved ones are happy to call home. We are fortunate to be part of it.” Kitchell is the project’s general contractor. The newest Texas State Veterans Home is currently being built in south Houston, just north of Beltway 8, near Cullen Road. The $37 million facility broke ground last year. Designed by Orcutt|Winslow and being constructed by Kitchell, the new facility sits on nearly 18 acres and is based Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2018-06-21