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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Size: 6,000 SF Project Description: Raymond James is a first generation build out of 6,000 square feet in the heart of Tempe. Walking into the lobby sets your expectations for the suite, with Travertine tile, pendant lights and high-end wall covering. A view from the lobby into the glass enclosed conference room
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Size: 45,266 SF Project Description: Clear Call is a rapidly growing operation that needed new space as cost effectively as possible with a very open concept to house a high density call center. The design focused on making a large room visually interesting by exposing the 30’ tall structure and adding vibrant
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Size: 9,292 SF Project Description: What was once was a second generation space is now graced with stone, granite and custom wood columns and paneling. When construction started, the only existing elements were the exterior and demising walls and the ceiling. Upon completion a reception area, conference rooms, large breakroom, copy areas
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Size: 56,168 SF Type of Contract: Cost Plus Construction Team: James Murphy Project Description: Peddler’s Sons Produce is a 56,168 SF conversion of the existing building from typical warehouse space to a refrigerated and freezer food storage and distribution facility. The new facility for Peddler’s Sons allows for the expansion of this local
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Global Tranz

Size: 70,347 SF Project Description: GlobalTranz is a rapidly growing operation that needed new space as cost effectively as possible with a very open concept to house a high-density call center. This innovative 70,347 SF tenant improvement project was assembled from a second generational space by combining two facilities into one
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Infusionsoft HQ TI Building #6 Size: 92,000 SF Project Description: The new state-of-the-art corporate headquarters building for Infusionsoft includes employee amenities such as a library, game room, football field/sports court, lactation room, quiet rooms, and an outdoor patio/grill area. Open architecture invites close collaboration and serves to inspire the Infusionsoft team to
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Willmeng | VW Fuel Island Canopy

Size: 19,000 SF Type of Contract: Lump Sum Preconstruction Services: No Construction Team: Ken Carter, James Murphy, Isam Ghandour Project Description: Construction of a new pump fuel canopy structure, fuel distribution for same, installation of the above ground storage tanks, and construct associated utility infrastructure and site work including paving, retention basin, and security berm.
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Enterprise Vehicle Storage Facility

Size: 23 acres, 8,000k - 10,000 SF Type of Contract: Cost Plus Construction Team: Ken Carter, Isam Ghandour Project Description: New metal building with insulated panels, built-out office building of approximately $8,000k - 10,000SF. The project features Conference, Break, Storage, Mail Room functions, 3-4 Service Bays for light vehicle servicing (vehicle lifts and equipment by
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Heart & Rhythm

Size: 3,448 SF Delivery Method: Design Build Project Description: This Cardiology Practice's build-out included eight exam rooms, dual treadmill room, nuclear medicine exam room, five physician/business offices and ample support space. Additional office features included custom wood slat work on thickened walls; curved soffits, walls, and solid surface reception desk; pendant
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Insys

Size: 35,000 SF Delivery Method: Design Build Project Description: Occupying 35,000 square feet, the new headquarters for INSYS comprises the entire first floor of building #2 at the Allred Park Place Phase 1A in Chandler, AZ. Allred Park Place offers class A office space in a campus setting that is conveniently
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Allred Park Place

Size: 99,000 SF Delivery Method: Design Build Preconstruction Services: Yes Significant Challenges: Site work with the phasing of the office complex. Project Description: Building 4 - 99,000 square foot, 2-story shell office building. Tilt up construction with complete infrastructure and sitework. Owner: Douglas Allred Company Architect: Balmer Architectural Group
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The adage “there is no substitute for experience” accurately describes Mike. Born in Hawthorne, Nev., and raised in Carson City, Mike spent his high school summers working in the construction industry. His jobs included underground pipe installation and cabinetry work in the area casinos. Mike moved to Arizona in 1978

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  Growing up in the northern California city of Walnut Creek, Thomas “TJ” Jarvis landed his first job at the age of 11 tossing newspapers for the Contra Costa Times. He made $9 a day, and earned every dime. Getting up early each day and completing his route helped forge

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  James Murphy was born and raised in the expanses of the West and Southwest. If it’s happening in the great outdoors, chances are that’s where you will find Willmeng’s President and CEO when he is not working. James was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, and grew up in the

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Isam Ghandour, Vice President/Chief Estimator Isam Ghandour is a rare breed in the construction industry. From the start, he set out to become a building professional. He began his career by earning his Bachelor of Science degree in architecture engineering from the University of Khartoum in Sudan. He worked as

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Fighter Country

Willmeng Construction was recently recognized for the renovation of a fire station at Luke Air Force Base. The work was completed through a partnership with Fighter Country, a nonprofit organization supporting families and programs no longer receiving government funding at Luke. “Community involvement is a significant part of the Willmeng

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NAIOP Arizona Golf Tournament

It’s known as one of the most entertaining rounds of golf in Phoenix every year, and the 2015 NAIOP Arizona Golf Tournament at Talking Stick Golf Club certainly didn’t disappoint. Willmeng Construction was one of dozens of Tee Sponsors at the sold out event, with nearly 300 people from top

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NAU Reception

NAU North Valley campus encompassed an improvement of 66,662 SF of a multi-tenant office building into a cohesive satellite collegiate facility. The renovation included a welcoming lobby with soaring ceiling heights, innovative classrooms, observation rooms, spacious multi-use rooms, a computer lab, faculty office space, support areas such as copy rooms,
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James Murphy 40 under 40

James Murphy, President of Willmeng Construction was among 40 individuals recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal (PBJ) for their outstanding leadership and for having a positive impact on their communities. The 40 honorees under the age of 40 represent for-profit and non-profit organizations in the Valley. This years’ honorees bring

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Centrica

Centrica, an adaptive reuse project in the city of Mesa’s Fiesta District is officially home to Santander Consumer USA Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of global retail banking giant Banco Santander. Willmeng Construction, along with Nelsen Partners designed the environmentally conscious state-of-the-art project with abundant parking and redundant fiber optic backbone

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NAIOP Arizona awarded Willmeng Construction the 2015 Tenant Improvement Contractor of the Year at the Best of NAIOP awards.

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Allred Park Place

NAIOP’s Best of 2014 awards honored Douglas Allred Company and named their development of Park Place Building No. 5 as Best Spec Office Development of the Year. Shortly after the shell building’s completion, this project was successfully leased for Infusionsoft’s future expansion.

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