The Arizona State University Alumni Association honored alumni, faculty and supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, on March 21 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix. Among the individuals recognized at the prestigious event, Willmeng employee Sam Dul’s sister, was named Young Alumni Achievement Award: Sambo ‘Bo’

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Senior Managing Director Tom Johnston of Savills Studley. He is named Broker of the Month in the March/April issue of Commercial Executive Magazine, where you can read more about him.

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Willmeng recently had the pleasure of supporting the DEL Foundation at Scottsdale’s Top Golf. The DEL Foundation was founded by Jeremy Lear, Principal at Evolution Design, Inc., in an effort to remember his father, Darrell Eugene Lear who battled with cancer and to raise proceeds for cancer-fighting organizations. Willmeng extends

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An energetic crowd packed Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort on Thursday as AZRE magazine held its annual Real Estate & Development (RED) Awards. The RED Awards highlight impressive projects completed in the last year, as well as the companies and people that make each project possible. “This year, we received more

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After a year of many successful project completions, award recognitions and involvement in the community, Willmeng was delighted to share a joyful evening with family, friends, and coworkers at the 2017 Christmas party. Over 100 employees, spouses and significant others, and children gathered at Odysea Aquarium to celebrate the season

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Allred Park Place

“Willmeng is a critical member of our team. Their performance on Park Place has been exceptional and it will continue to be because they always deliver. They will do anything and everything to make sure their client is happy – that’s just who they are.”    

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Cambridge West is a 65,000-square-foot Class A office project in Chandler, Ariz. Construction commenced on the two-story, tilt project in August 2017, and is expected to wrap up in May 2018. “This project will provide Cambridge West with the opportunity to rent out a high-end office space in an ever-growing

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Jessica Zygmont joined Willmeng Construction in 2017 as chief performance officer and chief financial officer. Finance comes easily to Jessica, but she thrives on challenging opportunities, and her thirst to learn more has catapulted her into business operations. Today, she solely focuses on advancing Willmeng by identifying ways to maintain

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The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities. ULI Arizona Trends Day is a one-day, deep dive into the most current state of national land use trends. Throughout the day, better ways to cultivate and use lands are determined,

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Class A office specialists Jerry Roberts and Pat Boyle of Cushman & Wakefield for their hands-on involvement in representing many of the most prominent office properties in the Biltmore area, Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, and Chandler. They are named Broker Team of the Month in

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Thank you to our incredible clients and friends for joining us at another fantastic Phoenix Open! As a long-standing Willmeng tradition, we look forward to this event for years to come. Check out photos from the 2017 and 2016 event!

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In construction, there’s lots of challenges. You need teammates and support to solve problems.

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In November, numerous stakeholders from around the state participated in an Arizona Town Hall event to provide recommendations for improving Arizona’s preK-12 education system funding. As the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) Government Affairs Committee Chair, Willmeng’s Keyvan Ghahremen was invited to join the two and half day affair. He participated in one

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Willmeng recently participated at the Arizona Fire District Association’s (AFDA) 2018 Winter Conference, a two-day conference and technology expo that better connects and improves Arizona’s fire-fighting districts across the state. This year’s event had the largest turnout that the conference has seen in a decade. Willmeng enjoys involvement with AFDA events

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Pablo Sandoval joined Willmeng as a project engineer in 2012 and quickly became a project manager. In his role, Pablo is responsible for planning, procuring, and managing projects. He ensures that high-quality results are completed safely, delivered on-time and managed within budget. With a unique personal story and background in

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Willmeng Construction commenced construction on the expansion of BASIS Flagstaff, a nationally ranked K-12 charter school. The 34,867-square-foot school, located at 1700 N. Gemini Road in Flagstaff, will have an additional 30,877 square feet. BASIS Schools is the developer, Chermack Consulting Group is the development manager, and Carhuff & Cueva Architects

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Long time Willmeng partner, Steven Schwarz of ViaWest, and his wife Jennifer were recognized at The Valley of the Sun JCC’s (The J) “New York State of Mind” fundraiser for their commitment, passion, service and leadership within the Jewish community. “We are very touched to receive [the Irv Shuman Award],”

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For the fifth annual year, Willmeng provided Christmas gifts to families in need through St. Vincent de Paul in response to a wish-list. “After raising money, we shopped for and wrapped toys, gift cards, clothes, grocery cards, books and more to two families this year,” said Veronica Davis, senior project

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Willmeng has completed the full renovation of an existing manufacturing plant in Goodyear for Huhtamaki North America, an industry leader in technologically-advanced and sustainable packaging solutions and disposable tableware. The 650,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility is one of the company’s largest facilities on the West Coast, and one of the

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As part of the Arizona Builders Alliance’s holiday angel partnership with Herberger Theater Center and Arizona Broadway Theatre, Willmeng sponsored a magical experience for children in need to see A Christmas Carol: The Musical! Children from Sunshine Acres Children’s Home, Sunshine Residential Homes, Santo Nino Catholic Community and Sequoia Elementary School attended

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With relationships at the core of Willmeng’s business model, we are uniquely qualified to service projects small and large.

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Willmeng was recently recognized as the 2017 #1 Best Small Place to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal! During the award ceremony, 114 companies in various industries were recognized for being ranked very highly in employee surveys.  Willmeng is an 85+ person firm that puts an emphasis on exemplifying the

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For the fourth year, Willmeng attended Rock the Cause for Kids, a charitable event annually hosted by the Chandler Compadres in support of the organization’s many beneficiaries. The Chandler Compadres are a non-profit, charitable group founded in 1980 that has spent nearly four donating time, resources, talents and money to help

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In April 2017, Willmeng began a tenant improvement project that transformed Upgrade Inc’s offices at Renaissance Square in downtown Phoenix. The project included a complete build out of floors nine and ten of Building One at 2 N. Central Ave. The 38,780-square-foot project, which was completed in August, resulted in

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Just as the weather started cooling down, Willmeng was invited to participate in triARC Architecture & Design’s 4th annual “sloshball” tournament at Madison Park in Phoenix. The event was in benefit of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, and together, the 12 participating teams raised nearly $5,000. Willmeng defeated The

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For the third consecutive year, Willmeng proudly supported the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley (BGCEV) by sponsoring and attending the organization’s Night of Champions Gala and Auction at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. This year, the event raised more than $500,000, and will allow the

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Willmeng recently broke ground on Gilbert Fire Station No. 9. The 12,137-square-foot prototypical station, located near Higley and Ocotillo Roads, was designed by HDA Architects. “As Gilbert continues to grow, we are excited to break ground on this new fire station which will enhance service to citizens in this area

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The Willmeng team recently joined current and former patients and their families in the Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K race. More than $42,000 were raised, which will directly support the vital programs, services, talent and cutting-edge technology offered at the hospital. “This Phoenix Children’s 5K was awesome! Seeing everyone out there

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In late spring 2017, Eric Slivinski’s plans for a Tropical Sno location in Glendale had hit a milestone. The city had approved the business as a drive-thru operation, and he had been in touch with Cody Phelan, Willmeng principal-in-charge, for advice on working with contractors to “get the ball rolling

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Willmeng proudly supported the 7th Annual Feed My Starving Children Golf Tournament at Cottonwood Golf Course hosted by Men’s Ministry at Light Christ Church. Through the tournament, the organization has purchased nearly 400,000 meals to feed over 1,100 children for one year. “It was nice to hear about the experiences

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Willmeng’s Keyvan Ghahreman and LaRina Ornelas proudly participated in the Help Fill the Toy Closet Foundation’s annual check presentation to Cardon Children’s Medical Center. With funds raised by an annual golf tournament, the foundation was able to present the hospital with $102,000. The donation will be used to purchase comfort

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In 1961, The Mining Camp Restaurant, a family-style steakhouse in Apache Junction, became a favorite to locals and Superstition Mountain tourists alike. In July 2017, the business tragically burned down, and the community quickly pulled together at Hitching Post Saloon to support employees who had lost their jobs overnight. “We

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In late September, Willmeng President James Murphy and Principal-in-Charge Cody Phelan attended the 2nd Annual Empower Arizona Fundraising Breakfast hosted by Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona. It’s an event that Willmeng is proud to sponsor given Goodwill’s long-standing and lasting impact on the community. At the breakfast, Goodwill executives spoke about the

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As a Willmeng Senior Superintendent, Kevin Rentz is responsible for managing all field operations on projects assigned to him in an effort to accomplish timely and quality delivery. Learn more about his 37-year construction career in this Q&A: How did you get started in your career? Working with my dad

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In honor of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, more than 50 Willmeng employees participated in the 2017 St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer at Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix. As of Sept. 16, the date of the race, the Phoenix campaign raised $160,017 of the $250,000 goal. “It

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize office and industrial specialist Glenn Smigiel, Steven Brabant, Marian McFarlane, Rick Abraham and Bob Young of Phoenix’s CBRE team for their ability to find potential for investors in properties where returns are not immediately visible, and for their history of success with Chase Tower,

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In May 2017, Willmeng began construction on Phase II of Kyrene 202 Business Park, an EastGroup Properties development. Phase II consists of three concrete-tilt buildings, totaling 166,280-square-feet, which are located at 154, 158 and 170 South Kyrene Road in Chandler. “Future tenants will enjoy this first-generation space, which offers state-of-the-art

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In May 2017, Willmeng and its employees set a goal to raise $5,000 by June 30 for the Great Future for Kids Campaign by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV). According to the organization, the program is designed to ensure that BGCEV programs and services are

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At first light on a crisp New Year’s Day in 2015, Major League Baseball (MLB) legend Bob Didier shared his vision with Willmeng President James Murphy of a Baseball Hot Stove event that would benefit the kids that call Sunshine Acres home. Sunshine Acres is a Mesa-based nonprofit that provides a loving, wholesome, Christian home

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Willmeng completed an extensive tenant improvement project at Fresenius Kidney Care, an Arizona dialysis center, in just under three months. The 1,578-square-foot project in Queen Creek included demolition, interior and exterior improvements, and mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates. “The goal of the project was to create new nurse stations and to

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The Arizona Fire Chief’s Association (AFCA) is recognized for developing, serving and supporting Arizona’s current fire service leaders and those of the future. This year the AFCA teamed with the Arizona Fire District Association (AFDA) to host the annual Fire & EMS Leadership Conference, which helps prepare organizations to address

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Willmeng has a long-standing tradition of supporting youth sports. With a philosophy to always do more than their share, the company often steps up to the plate wherever and whenever backing is needed. In 2017, Willmeng served as a sponsor for Red Mountain Little League in Mesa, an organization of volunteers

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Internships

Just before school started in August, we sat down with our summer interns from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University to chat about their experience and how much they have grown. Although three of them will continue their interships into the semester, they had a

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As a dedicated member of the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA), Willmeng gathered significant resources to help the organization’s 2017 Backpack Supply Drive make the greatest impact. In the drive’s seventh year, the ABA raised more than $25,000 worth of backpacks and supplies to donate to 500 children total at RISE

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The entire Willmeng team recently enjoyed quality time together at Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, Ariz. for the company’s annual midyear retreat. An estimated 70+ employees, 55 spouses and over 60 children gathered for a weekend of relaxation, entertainment, good eats and reflection on the value of our company’s culture.

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In April 2017, Willmeng announced a company-wide wellness program that encouraged employees and their spouses to lead healthier lives. Each individual willing to commit to the three-month challenge was provided with a Fitbit Charge 2 to monitor daily steps, distance and activity levels. This quarter’s winners were announced at our annual

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Advisor Group, one of the largest networks of independent financial broker-dealers in the U.S., recently worked with Willmeng to renovate their Phoenix location at 20 East Thomas Road in Century Link Tower. The 67,000-square-foot office tenant improvement project on the 19th, 20th and 21st floors began in January 2017 and was

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As Willmeng’s director of client and pre-construction services, Keyvan Ghahreman works to further develop and deliver client service strategies as the company and it’s project work expands. With 20 years of experience in several aspects of Arizona’s construction industry, Keyvan offers a very thorough understanding of the business and a

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Willmeng has wrapped up a complete renovation of Camelback Esplanade courtyard, serving as a recreation area to employees of tenants such as CBRE, VanTrust Real Estate and Tiffany & Bosco. “This project is in a highly visible area of Phoenix, and the transformation of the courtyard provides the complex with

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Tim Westfall, Joe Hoye, Joe Doucett, David Guido and Ryan Moroney of Phoenix’s Newmark Grubb Knight Frank for listing an “unprecedented 12.5 million square feet, Yuma to Flagstaff – more than any other retail brokerage team in metro Phoenix.” They are recognized as Broker

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For 21 years, NAIOP Arizona Chapter has hosted Night at the Fights, the organization’s largest networking event of the year, where leaders and members of Arizona’s commercial real estate industry gather at the J.W. Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn for an evening of fine dining and boxing. For the second consecutive

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September 2017: The project was completed successfully and on time! View the final product photos above. May 31, 2017: Willmeng is nearing the final stages of a nearly 9-acre  new campus for Gilbert Christian School (GCS). The Greenfield Campus construction began in early October and is scheduled to wrap up

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Willmeng recently supported the 944th Fighter Wing Booster Club Golf Tournament in benefit of Luke Air Force Base (Luke AFB). According to Luke AFB’s website, “the mission of the 944th Fighter Wing is to train and provide combat ready airmen.” During peacetime, the unit trains reservists for worldwide deployments and has

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As a platinum sponsor of the Help Fill the Toy Closet Golf Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Willmeng proudly supports the Banner Children’s / Cardon Children’s Medical Center. In preparation for the event, Willmeng annually holds an in-house fundraiser, asking that every employee donate new toys to help the

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For four consecutive years, Willmeng has proudly supported the Chandler Compadres Golf Classic in benefit of underprivileged youth in the Easy Valley. Beneficiaries include the Boys & Girls Club of the Easy Valley, ICAN Positive Programs for Youth, Chandler Christian Community Center, Fans Across America, Chandler Service Club and the Weekenders

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The Aguila Youth Leadership Institute recently celebrated 13 years of success in helping Arizona students from low-income communities reach higher education. At the 8th annual luncheon held at the Heard Museum, Willmeng and corporate leaders were honored for supporting the program and alumni were recognized for their active roles in

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Keith Sabia is a Principal-In-Charge at Willmeng. He brings the experience of delivering hundreds of public and private development projects on time and within budget for the clients he serves. This year, Keith’s goal has been to establish Willmeng as a preferred contractor of choice for aviation and fire station

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May 1, 2017 Update: Dared 89 is complete! Click here for a time lapse video of the project. Jan. 11, 2017: Dared 89 is a new two-story, 90,000-square-foot office building currently under construction. Project completion is set for Summer 2017.

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Arizona State University’s Sun Devil 100 is a celebration of the achievements of Sun Devil-owned and led businesses across the globe, spanning many industries. This year, Willmeng President James Murphy was honored as a business leader who is “igniting innovation,” and it was revealed during the event that Willmeng Construction, Inc. finished 7th in this

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Willmeng recently launched an employee wellness competition that divides 60 participants into groups with team captains. Each employee and family member willing to commit to the challenge was provided with a Fitbit Charge 2 to monitor daily steps, distance and activity levels. “We like to do an annual review of

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