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Caesars to Renovate Las Vegas Strip Property into $185M Boutique Hotel/Casino

Thu, 2012-11-29 10:40
Caesars will spend $185 million to renovate Bill's Gamblin' Hall along the Las Vegas Strip

Judges Dazzled by High-Impact Best Projects Entries

Tue, 2012-11-13 11:48
15th annual awards competition honors exceptional design and construction in the Southwest.

Best Green Project: Okland Construction Office Shows Off Contracting Skills

Tue, 2012-11-13 11:16
Okland demonstrates sustainability and workmanship in its own LEED-Platinum office building.

Award of Merit, Green Project: PowerParasol Solar Canopy Shades ASU Parking Area

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
Producing 2 MW of power, this solar canopy design can be adapted for use in a variety of civic spaces.

Best Public Building: Maricopa Court Tower Energizes Phoenix Urban Core

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
This 15-story court tower used 97% local subs and vendors, helping Phoenix recover from the recession.

Award of Merit, Public Building: Tucson Forensic Laboratory

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
The two-story forensics facility revitalizes the blighted Miracle Mile area of Tucson.

Award of Merit, Public Building: Navajo Transportation Complex

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
Sustainability is integrated throughout this Navajo facility, helping it reach LEED-Gold certification.

Best K-12 Education: Del Norte High School

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
During construction of the new Del Norte High School, crews had to work around an active campus.

Award of Merit, K-12 Education: Madison Traditional Academy

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
The Phoenix academy’s roof, exterior skin and windows are designed to resemble a book that is being opened.

Best Interior: Remodel Gives Human Trafficking Victims Room to Dream

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
Designed and built entirely by volunteers, this project provides 10 custom-designed rooms for victims recovering from human trafficking.

Award of Merit, Interiors: Fender Musical Instruments

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
This large tenant improvement space includes many rooms used for research and performance testing.

Best Industrial/Manufacturing: US Micro Corp.

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
An electronics recycler’s new headquarters is built with materials that include recycled content.

Award of Merit, Industrial: RioGlass Solar Manufacturing Plant

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
A dramatic and colorful entry greets visitors at this mirrored glass manufacturer’s U.S. headquarters.

Sleek New Campus Hub Is Decked Out in Social Spaces

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
The new integrated education building at Gateway Community College provides students with a myriad of terraces and patios.

ASU ISTB IV Brings Together Scientists and Engineers to Enhance Space Research

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
This eight-story research building was designed to foster collaboration among students and staff.

Best Sports/Entertainment Project: Grand Canyon University Arena

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
This $40.3-million arena provides a flexibls space for sporting events, major concerts or school events

Salvation Army Center Includes Dizzying Array of Functions

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
The South Mountain Kroc Corps center includes a church, gym and aquatics center within a new LEED-Gold building

Best Specialty Contracting: Molten Salt Test Loop Project

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
This one-of-a-kind facility to test molten-salt electricity generation challenged designers and contractors.

Best Retail Project: Harmon Corner Retail Center

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
Located on an incredibly tight site, the three-story Harmon Corner retail project serves 80,000 visitors a day.

Award of Merit, Specialty Contracting: Mohave Generating Station

Sun, 2012-11-11 22:00
Hazardous materials and high temperatures were just some of the dangers at the Mojave Generating Station decommissioning