February 15, 2017
January 16, 2017
Formerly known as University Square, the project will include a 12- and 20-story tower.
Sundt is transforming a parking lot into a 407-unit residential and retail mixed-use development in Tempe, Arizona. The project will cover a city block near the Arizona State University campus.
“This project will add a vibrant community within walking distance of Tempe’s thriving downtown,” Sundt Vice President and Regional Director Marty Hedlund said. “This is an exciting new development for our city.”
The yet-to-be-named project, previously known as University Square, will feature a cascading design with shorter portions of the building facing University Drive and 7th Street and taller elements located mid-block. The first tower will be 20 stories and the second will be 12 with primarily studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The second tower will face 7th Street with 22 walk-up city homes and flats wrapping the first four stories. The project also includes more than 31,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.
Residents will enjoy top-of-the-line amenities including a shared fifth-floor deck with resort-style swimming pool, barbecue grilling area and outdoor lounges with cabanas and fire pits. There will also be a state-of-the-art fitness center, dog walk and a bike workroom with storage for more than 450 bikes.
January 12, 2017
Sundt Project Manager Tylor Middlestadt.
Sundt Project Manager Tylor Middlestadt has been named a Top Young Professional by Engineering News-Record-California. The awards are given to architecture, engineering and construction professionals who are younger than 40. Engineering News-Record (ENR) is considered the leading publication covering the construction industry.
Tylor has helped lead eight ground-up and renovation projects totaling more than $630 million. He has been program manager for three large K-12 bond programs worth more than $1.5 billion. He’s presently serving as Project Controls Manager at the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort Expansion near Phoenix.
Last year, he received Sundt’s “Going Beyond the Expected” award for his successful resolution of a series of challenging issues affecting a major project. With a large team of experienced professionals, Tylor was able to instill a refreshing culture of leadership, teamwork, accountability and shared commitments to common goals, which led to successful completion of the project.
Tylor graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2007 with a degree in Architectural Engineering. He serves as Treasurer and Director of the Foundation for Interdisciplinary Studies, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Students there experience a “Learn by Doing” education through hands-on, profession-connected, interdisciplinary teaching and learning opportunities.
Greg Ayres and Chad Buck, two of our Industrial professionals, recently earned Top Young Professional honors from ENR Southwest.
January 9, 2017
Chandra Reilly has been a Sundt Project Director since 2013.
One of Sundt’s Millennials just made the list.
Project Director Chandra Reilly was recently named one of the Phoenix Area’s 10 Millennial Leaders in Commercial Real Estate by AZ Big Media and AZRE Magazine. Chandra has been one of our Project Directors since 2013 and is serving that role for the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Expansion, the Hayden Flour Mill Redevelopment and a lifestyle branded hotel.
She is responsible for the development and leadership of our hospitality practice on a national scale. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Global Business, a minor in Spanish and certificates in International Marketing and International Finance.
In 2016, Chandra was named to Engineering News-Record’s 20 Under 40 list as well as Building Design + Construction’s 40 Under 40. She is an Advancing Women in Construction (AWIC) Advisory Board Member, an organization aimed at mentoring and championing young women in construction.
December 28, 2016
Sundt Senior Vice President and Texas District Manager Eric Hedlund.
One of our employee-owners is about to become a Hall of Famer.
Sundt Senior Vice President and Texas District Manager Eric Hedlund has been named to the Arizona State University School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment Hall of Fame. He will be inducted Feb. 3.
Eric was selected by an awards committee based on his reputation in the construction industry, his leadership and support of the Del E. Webb School of Construction and his philanthropic efforts. Eric served as the Chair of the Executive Advisory Board for Del Webb School of Construction for eight years.
“All Phoenix-area industry stakeholders have worked hard to ensure the Del E. Webb School of Construction is a best-in-class experience for the students,” Eric said. “I am very honored to be inducted into the Hall of Fame by this outstanding program.”
In addition to heading up our offices in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Eric is responsible for the overall performance of the district’s building projects, including acquiring and executing work. He has been with Sundt for 30 years, and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona.
He is a past national chairperson of the Building Division and the Public Private Industry Advisory Council for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Eric has also served on the national AGC Board of Directors. Additionally, he has served on the Board of Directors for local AGC chapters in Arizona and Texas.
The buildings will be within walking distance of Downtown Tempe.
A Sundt team is turning a parking lot into two high-rises filled with places to live, work and play in Tempe, Arizona. The project, a 407-unit residential and retail mixed-use development, covers a block in the state’s eighth-largest city.
“This project will add a vibrant community within walking distance of Tempe’s thriving downtown,” said Sundt Vice President and Regional Director Marty Hedlund. “This is an exciting new development for our city.”
The first tower will be 20 stories, and the second will be 12 with primarily studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The second tower will feature 22 walk-up city homes and flats wrapping the first four stories. The project also includes more than 31,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.
Residents will enjoy top-of-the-line amenities including a shared fifth-floor deck with a resort-style swimming pool, barbecue grilling area and outdoor lounges with cabanas and fire pits. There will also be a state-of-the-art fitness center, dog walk and workroom with storage for more than 450 bicycles.