Sundt is proud to release our first-ever Corporate Social Responsibility report. This report is a demonstration of our core values and purpose in action, but it’s also a form of accountability. At Sundt, we believe our organization should be used as a force for good; when we build responsibly, we create prosperity for all.
when students have secure and stable spaces to learn, they are more likely to thrive. According to a 2020 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, 54% of public school districts need to update or replace multiple building systems or features in their schools. Among the top concerns in public school buildings are outdated ventilation, heating and HVAC systems, safety and security, structural integrity and environmental conditions.
Progressive delivery methods produce efficient and constructible design, greater value, faster delivery and a more innovative, higher-quality project outcome. Hear the case for approaching all major projects with the care one would bring to building their own family’s home.
With a large and diverse force of skilled craft professionals, Sundt specializes in self-performing core scopes of work in the construction process. This means agile problem-solving and fewer surprises as we manage critical-path schedule, safety and quality control for the entire project.
We believe skilled, passionate people move our country and industry forward, and we want them on our team. Every Sundt employee is also an owner, driving a culture of shared success and a sense of pride in work worth doing, done well.
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Sundt is committed to being the most skilled builder in America, led by the industry’s most skilled construction professionals. Our experience in multiple markets, wide range of self-perform capabilities, and unique employee-ownership culture bring exceptional quality to our work and lead to prosperous outcomes for our clients, employee-owners and communities.
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Fire Central is home to Station No. 1 and the TFD’s administrative and fire prevention support personnel. The 70,000-square-foot, two-story structure includes firefighter living accommodations, six apparatus bays, fire department offices, Tucson’s emergency operations center and a public museum, all constructed over a below grade, two-level, secure parking garage.
We took great care to fit the big, municipal building into the style and scale of the surrounding historic neighborhood. Meetings were held with neighborhood representatives at the onset of design to help guide the project to a completion that would enhance the area while providing a modern facility for the fire department. We maintained close contact with neighbors throughout the project, adjusting building processes to minimize the day-to-day impacts on their lives. We also addressed their concerns about protecting a nearby historic chapel that was extremely fragile. The team made minor repairs to the structure prior to beginning construction on Fire Central and closely monitored seismic activity from construction equipment to prevent damage to the structure.
Not only did the completed Fire Central provide the TFD with a state-of-the-art facility, the process of building it also helped enhance the community and strengthen the relationship between the neighborhood and the city.