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
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 West.
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 an architect for one year
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
The 2015-2016 NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders Mentor Program protégés have been announced, and the 12 young professionals come from all corners of the Valley’s commercial real estate industry. Each protégé was selected to participate in the year-long program in which they will attend educational seminars and complete a full scale
Centrica, an adaptive reuse project in Mesa, AZ, will be the new headquarters location for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., which signed a new 10-year lease for the entire 116,982-square-foot office building at 1550 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa, AZ. Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. is a subsidiary of Banco
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
The Phoenix Business Journal is proud to announce another outstanding class of up-and-coming business leaders in its annual 40 Under 40 recognition. Each year, we honor 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are having a major impact in the Valley both in business and the greater community. The honorees come
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
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
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.
We are honored to have been named #1 Tenant Improvement Contractor for 2015 according to Ranking Arizona’s public opinion poll. Thank you for your votes and support!
As the director of client and pre-construction services at Willmeng, Keyvan Ghahreman works to further develop and deliver client service strategies. Often described as level-headed, easy-going and collaborative, Keyvan lives out Willmeng’s “Make It Happen” philosophy daily by utilizing a unique blend of knowledge, skills, and integrity to provide an
A venture formed by Trammell Crow Co. in Phoenix has completed the purchase of a site in Chandler to develop a 200KSF speculative office project (AZBEX, July 15, 2014). The two-building complex, being called Mach One, will be built on a parcel located within the Chandler Airport Center business park. The Class A office
Chandler officials and developers began the process toward building an office facility on Wednesday that’s expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the Price Road corridor. Kieckhefer Properties and Willmeng Construction Inc. broke ground Wednesday on Chandler 202, a three-story, 140,000-square-foot office building located near the intersection of Frye Road
As part of its philanthropic efforts, NAIOP Arizona has fed almost 13,000 homeless people at the Human Service Campus near Downtown Phoenix and has raised thousands of dollars for Ryan House. In 2013 NAIOP Arizona fed more than 10,000 homeless people as member firms volunteered on 12 Friday afternoons. Given
NEW CLASS A OFFICE BUILDING TO RISE IN CHANDLER San Diego-based Douglas Allred Company plans for the second phase of Allred Park Place with construction of a 92,109 SF, 2-story office building in Chandler. The project, which broke ground at the end of January, is the first speculative office construction
Growing up in the small town of Great Bend, Kansas, Cody Phelan demonstrated a ‘can-do’ attitude and tremendous work ethic early on. At nine years old, he was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, a hip disorder causing bone loss and deformity of the hip socket. He spent a month in the