Award Winning

If there were academy awards for commercial real estate activity in Phoenix, it would be NAIOP Arizona’s Best of NAIOP Awards. Willmeng was recently named Best of NAIOP Arizona’s 2016 General Contractor of the Year, an award that recognizes excellence and commitment to the industry. “Willmeng accomplishes the success of

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Willmeng was honored to attend the Evening of Dream’s Gala hosted by Colleen’s Dream Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money for research that will lead to reliable early detection testing and improved treatment for ovarian cancer. Billy Cundiff of Hines lost his mother-in-law, Colleen, to ovarian cancer, and

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What professional accomplishment gives you the most pride and what makes it so rewarding? Strategically working through a project and realizing the end result as a tangible product. In commercial real estate, what is the most important element for making the perfect pitch or sealing the deal, and why is

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The Luke Air Force Base fire station was recently highlighted on CBS5! Willmeng completed the remodel of the base’s fire station through funding created by the 7th Annual Fighter Country Partnership Honor Commanders Golf Classic, one of the four nonprofit organizations that benefits from the Courageous Heart campaign with Fry’s

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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 US lands are

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Thank you to our incredible clients and friends for joining us for another enjoyable Phoenix Open! This has been a long-standing tradition for Willmeng and we look forward to continuing it for years to come.

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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. “My

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Senior Vice President, Bill Marney of Hospitality Real Estate Counselors (HREC) for his impressive, 30-year career. In 2016, he brokered over $200 million in hotel transactions, with major sales including the Firesky Resort in Scottsdale for KHP Capital Partners, the Beverly Heritage Hotel in Milpitas, Calif. for Fillmore

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Willmeng has wrapped up major courtyard enhancements at Biltmore Financial Center that will help the building attract new tenants with Millennial employees. The $1.2 million project, which commenced in June 2016, was a complete remodel of the existing courtyard which sits over a parking garage. The modified space includes an

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On Jan. 24, the fifth floor toy closet at Cardon Children’s / Banner Desert Medical Center was dedicated for a second time within a three-year period to Audrey Jane Murphy, former patient of Cardon Children’s and daughter of Willmeng’s President, James Murphy. Organized through donations made to the Banner Foundation through

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In December, Willmeng was recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work.” Since then, we’ve received amazing support from our industry clients, friends and colleagues. We most recently received this letter from the Secretary of State and were blown away with how kind and thoughtful this letter

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Growing up, what did you aspire to be? I’ve always been passionate about construction and design. Growing up, I did woodwork, metal work and built models.  I was always involved in building something or putting something together. Describe your leadership role. I  mentor the teams and work with them to

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Willmeng has grown tremendously, and it’s evident that our success is due to our passionate and diligent team! Willmeng was delighted to share a joyful evening with family, friends and coworkers at the 2016 Christmas party that was nothing short of wonderful. One thing is for certain: Willmeng knows how

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Awards

We did it again! Willmeng has been recognized as the fifth most admired place to work in the small business category of the Phoenix Business Journal’s best place to work ranking. Qualities that make our company stand out from the rest include heavy industry association involvement, loyal sponsorship of many

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Santander at Centrica is one of Willmeng’s most recent and proudest redevelopment projects. It involved the transformation of three long-empty big box retail stores into fully leased and vibrant Class A office buildings. The adaptive re-use project in Mesa’s once struggling Fiesta District features a robust fiber optic infrastructure, making

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Mike Beall, Sean Spellman, Nicole Lemon, Chris Walker and Jeff Wentworth who have proven to be a winning team for Cushman & Wakefield.  In fact, they’ve been named the Broker Team of the Month in Commercial Executive Magazine’s sixth issue of the year. For more

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Willmeng recently completed a tenant improvement project for Avella, a 48,000 SF specialty pharmacy in Phoenix. Avella is a national company on the forefront of supplying the newest and most advanced medical drug therapies for complex issues including cancer, addiction, hepatitis, HIV, infertility and ophthalmology. After expectations were set, timelines

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Willmeng was a finalist in the Social Impact category at the 20th Annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards, Arizona’s premier celebration of entrepreneurship. Of the 12 finalists, Willmeng was one of only two Valley construction businesses to qualify. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, hosted by the W.P. Carey School of Business

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Willmeng attended Rock the Cause, a charitable event at Rawhide 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 over three decades donating their time, resources, talents and money to help families and more

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Every company knows that sponsoring the best themed hole at NAIOP’s Annual Golf Tournament is an all-out creative competition. Willmeng took home the gold with inspiration from the Wizard of Oz at the 13th hole, which marks the seventh year in a row that we’ve won for best hole! As

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Sam’s Night, formerly Sam’s Family Fun Day, began as a way to help educate others about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Duchenne MD) and to help raise funds to support the research mission of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), an organization founded almost 20 years ago by families of boys with Duchenne.

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Willmeng proudly sponsored and attended the Night of Champions Gala and Auction benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley (BGCEV). With the help of over 500 prominent business and community leaders, more than $300,000 was raised during the special evening! The gala is the club’s main fundraiser

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What is the best advice you ever received? My first mentor, Darryl Lincoln, told me, “take care of others and they will take care of you.” Daryl is the first project manager I worked with. His advice meant to take care of owners and subcontractors at any project, as they would

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At San Tan Charter School, kicking off the semester one week before classes start with football and volleyball on San Tan Fall Sports Night is tradition. This year, Willmeng employees made the event possible for the students and their families. Willmeng started ground-up construction on a 13,980-square-foot classroom building on

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Willmeng President James Murphy, Project Superintendent Don Gleash and Fire Chief Terry Garrison of the Glendale Fire Department were selected to be sworn in as honorary commanders at Luke Air Force Base under the guidance of Lt. Col. Gregory Mayer of the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, also known as the

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Three years ago triARC architecture & design invited us to join their team at UMOM New Day Center’s Walk for Homeless Families at the Phoenix Zoo. We’ve walked with them every year since because the inspiring event brings our team together, and helps to spread awareness and raise funds for

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Willmeng has wrapped up a swift tenant improvement project in Tempe for a large software company with headquarters in Redmond, Wash. The 5,500-square-foot office renovation began on July 1, 2016, with design plans by Architekton being discussed six months in advance. The Willmeng team worked early mornings and late nights around

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Willmeng was recently recognized at as an Industry Leader of Arizona by Arizona Business. The Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards celebrates top leaders in key industries in Arizona and recognizes the contributions and impacts these top leaders in key industries have within Arizona. The 2017 Industry Leader of Arizona awards

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We are pleased to announce that Willmeng President and CEO, James Murphy has been named a 2016 Most Admired Leader by the Phoenix Business Journal! James was selected as one of 26 business and community leaders who are making an impact within their organization and the state of Arizona. Congratulations

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Ryan Bartos, Matthew Coxhead & Kyle Seeger as Commercial Executive Magazine’s Broker of the Month Team.  This rockstar trio recently joined JLL’s Phoenix Tenant Representation Group. In Commercial Executive Magazine’s latest issue they discuss what they are seeing in the local market and their

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Malawi, also known as “The Warm Heart of Africa,” is among the smallest countries on the continent and is one of the least developed in the world. The country continuously faces challenges with building, expansion, healthcare and education, and according to 2010 data from The World Bank, 50 percent of

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On the weekend of July 22, Willmeng hosted a company retreat in Greer to show appreciation for the amazing men and women who dedicate many hours of service to our company and to say thank you for being part of our corporate family. We admire their hard work. Our annual

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Douglas Allred Company, a full-service real estate firm with projects in commercial, industrial, retail and residential sectors, is the project owner of Allred Broadway Center, a new speculative development on Broadway Road near 40th Street in Phoenix. Willmeng is constructing the $6.2 million, 107.8 thousand square foot building’s shell. Balmer

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Sam Dul, an estimator here at Willmeng, recently completed NAIOP’s 2016 Arizona Developing Leaders Mentor Program. We are so proud of him! Each year, 12 young real estate professionals are taken under the wings of seasoned industry veterans and are provided with the opportunity to deepen their industry knowledge and

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What is the best advice you ever received? You can not change the past or control the future, so focus in the moment. Growing up, what did you aspire to be? Happy What fact about you or your talent would surprise people? I can cook a little. When we were

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It is a great pleasure for us to announce that Mach 1, a 210,000 square foot office campus featuring two, two-story buildings at Chandler Airport Center, is now complete. It is located on the south side of San Tan Freeway, just east of Cooper Road. The office space is designed

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On Oct. 28, Willmeng spent the morning in Downtown Phoenix at the “Dream Team BBQ” feeding the homeless with NAIOP Arizona. Other participating members included Evolution Design Inc., HFF, Knoll and Turner Construction. We handed burgers, hot dogs, chips and water to over 800 individuals. It was networking with a

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For twenty years, Arizona’s NAIOP chapter has hosted their largest annual event, Night at the Fights, where leaders and members of Arizona’s commercial real estate industry gather to network and to enjoy an evening of dining and boxing.    This year was a huge success thanks to Willmeng’s Vice President of

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Willmeng attended and sponsored The 7th Annual Fighter Country Partnership (FCP) Honorary Commanders Golf Classic hosted at Wigwam Resort. The FCP is the leading support and advocacy organization for Luke Air Force Base, and all of the event proceeds help make long overdue improvements to the base. Last year, the

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A huge congratulation goes out to the Phoenix Home Educated Archery Team or HEAT. Sponsored in part by Willmeng Construction, the HEAT recently represented Arizona at the 2016 NASP national competition in Louisville, Kentucky, where several team members qualified to move onto the world competition. The Phoenix HEAT is made

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Willmeng Construction would like to recognize Regan Amato, Chris Hollenbeck and Brent Mallonee who have proven to be a winning team for Cushman & Wakefield.  In fact, they’ve been named the Broker Team of the Month in Commercial Executive Magazine’s third issue of the year.  The trio has been friends

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With an impressive 30 year career in the commercial real estate industry and more than 3,000 transactions between him and his team, it’s easy to understand why Patrick Feeney, Jr. has been named Commercial Executive Magazine’s (CEM) Broker of the Month. Feeney is the Senior Vice President of Industrial Services

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Ten Sky Harbor Size: 64,014 SF Project Description: Occupying 64,014 SF, TEN Sky Harbor offers direct I-10 frontage with excellent freeway and signage exposure. This single story industrial building included: onsite and offsite sight improvements, 139 Parking Spaces and 12 Trailer Parking Spaces. Owner: EastGroup Properties
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Willmeng Construction proudly sponsored the 7th Annual Help Fill the Toy Closet Golf Tournament in support of Cardon Children’s Medical Center. The event was an opportunity to enjoy a day on the links, while benefiting a worthy cause. This annual fundraiser provides toys to sick children. Organized and stocked by a

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On the heels of National Economic Development Week, the City of Mesa is celebrating the grand opening of Santander Consumer USA at Centrica with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Members of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Arizona Commerce Authority, and the team behind Centrica joined Mesa’s Mayor John Giles and

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Home to more than 500 employees in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, GlobalTranz continues to track as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Arizona.  The logistics software giant, specializing in freight management services, recently relocated its corporate headquarters to the Riverwalk in Scottsdale.  The move brings all local operations

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At Willmeng Construction, we strive to be a great company and good stewards of our community. Willmeng employees proudly and generously donate volunteer hours to numerous charitable causes every month. André House in Phoenix is an organization Willmeng has supported for years. André House is a ministry to the homeless

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Best of NAIOP is one of the Commercial Real Estate industry’s most anticipated events, recognizing the best in everything from building and design to industry leaders.  Willmeng Construction proved to be one of the industry’s “Best” once again, winning the 2016 Industrial Tenant Improvement of the Year award. The project

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Keith is from Southern New England’s Fairfield, Conn. Growing up he aspired to be a meteorologist, but his destiny to land in the construction industry was undeniable. Keith’s father is a third-generation stone mason who started Sabia Construction upon his return from WWII, and Keith was born into the industry.

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Murphy and Dozer

After drawing the “World Class Tag” for bow hunting in Northern Arizona, James Murphy was successful in bringing down the notoriously elusive Dozer (aka “The Legend”), a 409” bull in the Fall of 2015. Guided by John McClendon of McClendon Guide Service. This 2 week hunt with James W. Murphy,

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Willmeng Video Shoot

Willmeng Construction’s website, designed by Small Giants, has a lot of cool new features.  In addition to several new features that promote current news and updates, one of the most exciting additions is a video showcasing a day in the life of the Willmeng team.  The video was produced over

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Chandler 101

Chandler 202 Business Park - Parking Garage Size: 67,000 SF Project Description: New two-story, 67,000SF parking structure constructed adjacent to the ground-up shell building. The parking structure comprises of 398 parking spaces. Owner: Kieckhefer Properties Chandler 202 Business Park - Shell Building Size: 140,000 SF Project Description: Construction of a three-story, 140,000-square-foot office building located near
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Goodwill Stores | Willmeng Construction

Size: 7,300 SF - 29,000 SF Project Description: New tenant and site improvements to existing commercial shopping centers. Included in the scopes were: facade upgrades, interior demolition and improvements, vocational training areas, processing rooms, and employee break areas. Goodwill wanted to improve the environment for its workers, as well as for
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Hot Pepper Yoga

Size: 3,555 SF Project Description: For this design/build project, Willmeng constructed a large hot yoga studio, an unheated yoga studio, a juice bar with seating area, retail and gathering areas, private offices, restrooms with shower facilities, and a mechanical/storage/work room area. The hot yoga studio portion of the project is heated
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Goodwill 7th

Size: 50,000 SF Project Description: Approximately 50,000 sf retail facility that houses a workforce development feature for prospective job seekers. Tenant improvement consisted of a new mechanical system to accommodate the change in use, new restroom core, fire alarm system, electrical system upgrades, grind and polish floors, drywall and framing, and new
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Cosma Power Systems

Size: 166,000 SF Project Description: Tenant improvements for a world-leading metal forming supplier's 166,700 square foot Phoenix facility including manufacturing, office, and warehouse space. Products produced include metal structures and roll-formed components and systems for the photovoltaic (PV), concentrated photovoltaic (CPV), and concentrated solar power (CSP) solar markets. The innovative products manufactured
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Riverwalk Shell

Size: 80,000 SF Project Description: 80,000 square foot, 2-story shell flex industrial/office building. Tilt up construction with complete infrastructure and sitework. The project included the installation of 1,300 total lineal feet of 8' diameter underground retention pipe. Owner: Douglas Allred Company Architect: Balmer Architectural Group
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Cox Media Phoenix

Size: 20,676 SF Project Description: Build out of shell space for COX's Media division in a multi-story building. Willmeng worked around the existing tenants, including one that is operational 24/7. This high-tech media center included edit suites, graphics lab, teleconferencing area and conference rooms, independent offices strategically placed on the interior of
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The 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open saw record crowds, with more than 600 thousand people in attendance between February 1st and the 7th.  Saturday’s third round alone recorded a record breaking 201,000 people. Among clients and associates, Willmeng Construction had some of the best seats in the house with unbeatable

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Broker of the Month

Willmeng Construction would like to congratulate Cushman & Wakefield’s John Grady and Jackie Orcutt.  Commercial Executive Magazine named the pair 2016’s first Brokers of the Month.  The duo got their start in 2007 and toughed their way through the economic downturn in the preceding years.  Grady and Orcutt are one

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