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Redefining Sustainable


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Redefining Sustainable

  1. 1. o u r v isio n our vision Over the past twenty years, Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) has been committed to building sustainable projects throughout the Southwestern United States. We have been one of the industry leaders in building Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and high performance green buildings. As we evolve as an industry and as an organization, so does the way we conduct business. Our mission is simple but steadfast; to outperform the industry in all that we do by - • Cultivating client loyalty • Nurturing a safe, collaborative workplace • Creating a culture that rewards performance and innovation • Having a positive impact on the communities in which we work • Building high performing teams • Creating a sustainable business that increases the value of our company for our employees, clients and the local communities in which we operate Our goal is to be a sustainable business -- doing that requires we redefine the term sustainable. Going beyond green building, we take into account the purpose of the projects we undertake, the communities impacted by our operations and our own business practices. We take pride in the fact that we were awarded Ranking Arizona’s #1 Green Builder, are one of AZ Business Magazine’s Most Admired Companies, and have been ranked among the Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Place’s to Work for the last five consecutive years. We understand to be a truly sustainable organization -- it’s more than what we do, it’s who we are. Bryan Dunn Vice President | Southwest
  2. 2. sustainable def.A sustainable project does not necessarily follow a certification or rating system. At A&P, we define sustainablein terms of building components that reduce life cycle costs, the end goal of projects themselves, our ownbusiness practices and our impact on the local community. To us, sustainable is simply - using resources to meetcurrent needs, while lessening the impact on the environment for future generations. This can be a state-of-the-artLEED Platinum facility or a neighborhood revitalization project.As one of the nation’s leading green builders, Adolfson & Peterson Construction has over 130 LEED accreditedprofessionals on staff and 40 LEED certified or registered projects of various levels completed or underway.While we are experts in green building -- sustainable is much more than building green. It defines ourbusiness practices with a LEED Gold office building, hybrid vehicles in the fleet, in-house carbon footprintreduction programs, and job site recycling on all sites, among other initiatives. The term sustainable trulyresonates throughout our organization as an underlying principle in all we do.It even defines the markets in which we excel at delivering projects... ne i ghbo r h o o d rev ita lization com m e rcia l red eve l o p me n t URB AN RENEWAL a d a p t ive re u s e b rownfield redevelopment su st a in ab le def . l i ght-rai l S U S TA I NA BL E h e a l t h & we l l n e s s T RANSIT-ORI ENTED DEVELOPMENT C OM M U N IT Y-B AS ED e du c a t i o n mi s s i o n - b a s ed st u den t h o u s ing m ixed-use re c re a t i o n multi-famil y
  3. 3. neighborhood revitalization M atthew H enson HOPE VI Phoenix, Arizona The Matthew Henson HOPE VI development (Henson Village) exemplifies our desire to build sustainable communities. The development, now home to nearly 600 families, was a mixed- financed neighborhood revitalization project using a federal HOPE VI grant program, private equity raised from low- income housing tax-credits and a FHA insured mortgage to revitalize a former public housing site in the Matthew Henson neighborhood of Central Phoenix. Matthew Henson Apartments, Senior Living at Matthew Henson, the Vernell Coleman Youth Center, and the Community Training & Education Center comprise the new Henson Village. The development is a mixed-income community with housing available to families of various incomes (public housing, tax credit and market-rate). The new mix of housing types includes single-family detached homes, multi-family garden apartments, duplex townhouses and a senior complex. Various green building features have been integrated into the community providing great environmental, economic, and social benefits.u rb an re n ewa l During construction, A&P exceeded all MBE / WBE and Section 3 utilization goals on the project (with up to 40% of the workforce at times being from within the community). A&P also contributed to the surrounding community by participating in the Rebuilding Together event, supporting the local Valley Christian Center and Boys & Girls Club, and with donations to the new youth center.
  4. 4. u rb a n re n ewa l “McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc. was delighted with the collaborative efforts of Adolfson & Peterson Construction throughout the multi-phased project. Iwould not hesitate to recommend them as an industry leader in the construction of multi-residential tax-credit projects.” - Michael Saunders, Vice President McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.
  5. 5. u rb a n re n ewa l neighborhood revitalization S kyscape C ondominiums Minneapolis, Minnesota Site logistics demanded careful planning for every element on the 462,000 square foot, 28-story mixed-use project. The building has 11 acres under roof, sits on just one acre of land surrounded by some of the busiest streets in Minneapolis and was built in less than 20 months. This neighborhood revitalization project brings a park-like setting to a downtown urban environment with its large outdoor green roof area on the 6th floor. The project team also coordinated customized finish upgrades for each of the 250 residential units.
  6. 6. neighborhood revitalizationT hea’s L andingTacoma, WashingtonLocated on the Thea Foss Waterway, this new 400,000square foot, seven-story living community is downtownTacoma’s signature residence featuring 189 apartments, 47 u rba n re n ewalcondominiums, and 440 parking stalls. The neighborhoodrevitalization project also includes 24,000 square feet ofretail space that features on-site shopping, restaurants, asauna and outdoor spa, exercise facility, meditation/yogaroom, entertainment lounge, and business center. Thea’sLanding was a pioneering project in the redevelopment ofTacoma’s downtown waterfront. A partnership at both theproject and community level was critical to the successfulcompletion.
  7. 7. neighborhood revitalization T he S ymphony Phoenix, Arizona The Symphony is a new HOPE VI grant funded neighborhood revitalization project at the Krohn West public housing site. The project included the demolition of 76 existing units and the construction of a single phase, 83-unit mixed-income, mixed finance rental housing development. The project also included extensive site development. The key goals of HOPE VI projects are to reconstruct public housing units and help revitalize surrounding communities by creating a mixed-income development. This effort includes constructing a high quality housing community with related amenities; developing job linkages, training and educational opportunities for area residents; and creating incentives for public and private partnerships to invest in the area. neighborhood revitalization C atherine A rms A partments Phoenix, Arizona A night and day difference from what stood before, Catherine Arms consisted of the full exterior face-lift of a destitute 28-unit rental complex. The tax-credit rental project also included various siteu rb an re n ewa l upgrades and new interior finishes in each of the units. Catherine Arms is an affordable, permanent supportive housing community for working families consisting of one-bedroom units. Case management services are provided to homeless residents who are employed or receiving permanent benefits. Located in downtown Phoenix, families will enjoy walking to work, being near the arts and sporting events, light rail access, and being only a few blocks from the ASU Downtown campus. The newly remodeled apartments have an urban design aesthetic and include several two-story lofts.
  8. 8. u rb a n re n ewa ladaptive reuseH oltze M agnoliaDallas, TexasThe Holtze Magnolia is an award-winning adaptive reuse project that transformeda 1930’s Mobil Oil Corporation office building into an executive extended-stayhotel. The building is considered a historical landmark for the City of Dallas, so tomeet requirements for preserving the building’s historical significance, A&P workedclosely with the Dallas Historical Society throughout the duration of the project.The 31-story, 300,000 square foot first-class hotel has 200 guest rooms and 130extended-stay suites. The project included a new three-story atrium, new elevators,preservation of the existing elevator lobby, and new hotel entrance with a pre-caststone exterior to match the original building.
  9. 9. u rb a n re n ewa l brownfield redevelopment R iver P oint at S heridan Sheridan, Colorado Collaboration was key on this large-scale brownfield redevelopment. The first phase of River Point at Sheridan consisted of over 125 acres of site work, including demolition and clearing of a closed landfill and importing fill. It also included reconfiguring the municipal golf course, constructing traffic and pedestrian bridges over the South Platte River, improvements to a U.S. Highway and a Colorado State Highway, relocating the national bike trail along the South Platte River, and coordination of work with Qwest, Excel Energy, the EPA, two local cities, local fire and emergency departments, and the State of Colorado. Later phases included construction of core and shell, and build- outs of majors and inline retail buildings. brownfield redevelopment T empe M arketplace Tempe, Arizona From the largest brownfield cleanup in state history to a 1.3 million square foot lifestyle retail center, Tempe Marketplace dramatically changed the face of the Loop 101 and Loop 202 intersection. The center brought over 20 million shoppers in its first year and created over 4,500 jobs for the local community. A&P was responsible for over 400,000 square feet of core and shell in-line majors and several full build- outs at the retail redevelopment (including the new Target Store). Tempe Marketplace completely transformed the local area from a dangerous, harmful parcel of land into one of the most spectacular lifestyle retail centers in the nation.
  10. 10. commercial redevelopment T arget T ucson N orth Tucson, Arizona The new Super Target in north Tucson presented a unique opportunity to utilize the existing strip center (to be demolished) for emergency training. In partnership with Target, A&P invited fire personnel from the surrounding community to perform training for a big box emergency at the vacated Target store. A&P prepared the building for training and provided lunch for over 200 fire personnel as they conducted practice drills over a two day period. A&P has completed over 100 projects for Target Corporation to date from ground-up new stores to complex renovations of operational stores. The Tucson North location presented a number of challenges, including a condensed schedule and other retailers in close proximity remaining open during construction. The team delivered the new 225,000 square foot Super Target in less than half the time a typical Super Target takes to complete. u rba n re n ewal “This practice provided our personnel a better perspective on how to handle a big boxemergency. I thank you for your generosity notonly to the Tucson Fire Department, but to the entire Tucson community.” - Patrick T. Kelly, Fire Chief City of Tucson
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  12. 12. student housing tra n sit- o rie n te dT he D omain at T empeTempe, ArizonaThe Domain at Tempe (formerly Campus Suites on the Rail)is an ideal case study for illustrating thoughtful design withinthe Tempe Transit Overlay District (T.O.D.). The projectfronts the new light rail line and embodies the spirit of transitmotion. As one of the early pioneers of redevelopment inthe Apache Boulevard area, the team was challenged witha site occupied by three separate mobile home parks. Theteam worked with residents to relocate them and thenmanaged the abatement of harmful materials on site. Theteam also faced challenges with existing infrastructure andneighbors in close proximity during construction.The team overcame the challenges and the result is a 731,400square foot private student housing development thatcontains 299 residential units and a total of 964 bedroomsin close proximity to Arizona State University. The Domainbrings resort-style amenities to student living with threeswimming pools (lap-pool, jacuzzi and large splash pool), a10,000 square foot clubhouse incorporating a 4,000 squarefoot gym with private TVs, game room, tanning salons and arooftop social deck. All units are fully-furnished and includethe latest in technology and contemporary appliances. Adetached five-story, above-ground parking garage provides1,000 parking stalls. The development also features 14,000square feet of ground floor retail fronting the light rail. Inaddition to innovative building elements, the project itselfis a significant contribution to the surrounding area and aperfect example of sustainable, transit-oriented communityredevelopment.
  13. 13. multifamily housingtra n sit-o rie n te d A pache ASL T rails Tempe, Arizona Apache ASL Trails Apartments is one of the most premier communities for deaf seniors in the nation (already attracting applicants from 19 other states). Situated along the light rail line, the 75-unit tax-credit transit-oriented housing project created a barrier-free community for deaf seniors. The development incorporates state-of-the-art technology for its deaf residents and the operating staff all use American Sign Language (ASL). In addition to the primary design team of WSM Architects, Inc., the owner has retained a deaf architect to ensure lighting and other elements that the deaf have a heightened sense to are incorporated and positioned accurately.mixed-useM ac A rthur P ark M etroLos Angeles, CaliforniaMacArthur Park Metro is a mixed-use transit-oriented developmentcompromising affordable housing and retail. Situated directlyatop the Metro station in Westlake, the most densely populatedneighborhood in Los Angeles, adjacent to the most significant publicpark in the city, the unique site challenges provide the opportunityto create a vibrant new component of downtown Los Angeles. PhaseI of the tax-credit project consists of 90-units of wood framedhousing built over massive grade beams spanning the subway tunnel.It also incorporates approximately 13,000 square feet of first floorretail space adjacent to the main street, and approximately 3,000square feet of office space. The first phase of the project is schedulefor completion in early 2012.
  14. 14. multifamily housingD evine L egacy on C entralPhoenix, ArizonaNamed after long-standing Native American Connections’ CEODiana Yazzie Devine, Devine Legacy on Central is the first affordablehousing community on the light rail line. The development consistsof 65 urban style apartments at the Campbell & Central light railstation. The transit-oriented project was developed as a live andwork project for people of different incomes. The sustainableaffordable housing development is also aiming for LEED Platinumcertification (making it one of the most sustainable housingcommunities in the State). The project was recently honored bythe Arizona Department of Housing as an Outstanding HousingInitiative for its energy efficiency and high density design. t ra nsi t -o ri e nt e d
  15. 15. mixed-use T empe T ransportation C enter Tempe, Arizona The Tempe Transportation Center is a true multi- modal facility that integrates light rail, city buses, bicyclist, and pedestrians with a mixed-use building that includes, retail, bike station, City of Tempe offices, community room, transit operations center, and leasable office space. The project is targeted for LEED Platinum certification and is designed to communicatet ra n sit - o rie n t e d a variety of sustainable strategies to the various people who use the facility. Many of the exterior materials were selected to enhance efficiency, such as the fluted masonry and metal paneling systems that provide both shading and heat deflection. The building also has a central plant HVAC system with under floor ducting on the second and third floors. This is one of the most efficient systems to cool and heat a building while providing individual comfort to the occupants. The City also elected to include a first-of-a-kind Sonoran desert roof which reduces “heat island” effects.
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  18. 18. educationA merican L eadersip A cademyMultiple Project LocationsWhen Charter One Development sought a partnerto complete several new private charter schoolcampuses in the Phoenix metro area, the companyturned to A&P for it’s innovative approach tobuild the campuses under an extremely aggressiveschedule.The first school (pictured on this page), AmericanLeadership Academy’s San Tan Campus is privatecharter school built on a 10-acre site. Theproject includes three buildings consistingof two classroom buildings at 14,000 squarefoot a piece and one administration building at11,000 square feet. The administration buildingis complete with office space, kitchen, multi-purpose room, performing platform, media room,storage rooms and second level teachers workroom/lounge area. This project was a fast-track c om mun it y - ba se dproject being completed in only four months.LEAN construction methods were heavily utilizedin order to meet the demanding schedule.A&P also completed another ALA campus (verysimilar in scope) in Gilbert, Arizona during thesame time period. Five additional campusesin the Phoenix metro area are currently underdevelopment and A&P will be providing turn-keyin-house design-build services to further expeditethe delivery of the charter schools for this client.
  19. 19. education C REST S pecialty S chool Phoenix, Arizona The Center for Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) is an energy efficient and environmentally friendly small specialty school addition to the Paradise Valley High School campus. The CREST Specialty School is a 13,500 square foot, single level building that houses a technology lab, biology lab, classrooms, restrooms, offices and support rooms. The STEM focused curriculum provides advanced studies in engineering, biotechnology and sustainability. The open design of the facility promotes cross-course work for students participating in the specialized programs. education E ngel H all Mesa, Arizona Situated on the Williams-Gateway Campus, Engel Hall (a LEED Goldc o mmun it y - ba se d certified facility) houses the Nursing and Life Sciences programs at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. This building will serve the growing need for healthcare training in the Southeast Valley and will provide space for continued growth of general education offerings on the Williams Campus. With its elegant, bridge-like form and modern materials, the building is designed to set a standard for architectural detailing to be incorporated in future buildings on campus. The project also included a new central plant to replace the existing plant, that will serve both the main campus and the buildings south of campus.
  20. 20. health & wellness c o mmu n ity - b a se dT anbara H ealth C enterTacoma, WashingtonPart of the overall Salishan Hope community redevelopment,the Tanbara Health Center provides family medical and dentalcare services, as well as retail pharmaceutical services to thelocal community. The operator, Community Health Care, hasalso provided dedicated space within the building to othercommunity outreach and educational programs. The three-story, 34,000 square foot building, with a façade of brick veneerand two types of metal panel systems nicely complements thesurrounding residential townhome-style developments. Thebuilding contains 12 dental operatories, a pharmacy, communityroom, 18 medical exam rooms, three procedure rooms andcorporate offices. health & wellness A rizona O ncology Multiple Project Locations When U.S. Oncology expanded into Arizona (Arizona Oncology), they knew they could turn to A&P for time-sensitive renovation projects. From the Biltmore Medical Mall to the Phoenix Baptist Hospital Campus, our teams have completed ongoing tenant improvement projects for Arizona Oncology over the last several years. Projects have ranged from office and clinic space build-outs to the installation of a concrete vault housing a Varian linear accelerator. Teams have even run two-shifts on projects to maintain extremely aggressive schedules. A&P was recently awarded its fifth project with Arizona Oncology and we continue to prove our teams can meet all needs of this client.
  21. 21. mission-basedco mmu n ity -b a se d R ick W eiss A partments Palm Springs, California The Rick Weiss Apartment complex is part of the Desert Aids Project (an organization whose mission is to meet the evolving medical and social service needs of people living with HIV/AIDS). The community is an 80-unit special needs affordable housing development serving the HIV/AIDS community. It consists of 48 studio units and 32 one-bedroom units. Other amenities include a pool and nearby access to an on-site laboratory and pharmacy. The Rick Weiss Apartments are part of the overall Desert AIDS Project campus, which also includes the Riverside County Family Health Center. This combination of affordable housing, health care and social services creates an ideal community for persons living with HIV/AIDS.mission-basedG lobal W ater C enter Maricopa, Arizona The Global Water Center is used as a tool for educating the local community about sustainability and water preservation. The LEED Silver certified facility also serves as the operational headquarters for Global Water’s Palo Verde Utilities Company and Santa Cruz Water Company. This design/build project is a showcase for water reclamation and reuse and utilizes a number of sustainable elements. These include non-potable water for all irrigation and flushing toilets, recycled building materials utilized throughout the facility, natural lighting, and high efficiency heating and air-conditioning. The main office building will serve both office operations and their retail service operations while the secondary structure houses maintenance and warehouse operations.
  22. 22. mission-basedTacoma Goodwill Milgard Work Opportunity CenterTacoma, WashingtonTacoma Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center provides job trainingand placement services for people in need. The four-story, 63,000 square footfacility is a LEED Gold qualified building with five times the classroom space ofGoodwill’s previous Workforce Development Center built in 1965. The buildinghouses a Distance Learning Theater and REACH, a partnership of educationalinstitutions and nonprofit agencies focused on helping young adults. There isalso the Neighborhood Bistro, a public restaurant, and Goodwill’s Coffee Buzz, acoffee shop – both open to the public – along with playcare space for programparticipants and the agency’s administrative offices. Sustainable elements of theproject include a lighting control management system that reduces energy use,low-E glass and sunscreens that lower building heat gain and reduce the life cycleenergy cost, and water-saving plumbing fixtures that reduce water use by 30%. c o mmun it y - ba se d
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  24. 24. recreation c o mmu n ity - b a se dC ottonwood R ecreation C enter “A&P understands the importance of establishing open lines of communication from the outset of theCottonwood, Arizona endeavor. They have perfected a dynamic course of action that facilitates community involvement andOur team initially faced resistance from the local community on streamlines the construction management processthis high profile project for the City of Cottonwood. The initial for communities and clients alike.”perception of a large “out of town” contractor coming into thecommunity was difficult to overcome. The team went beyond - Jason Little, Recreation Managerconstruction to generate excitement for the project and maximize City of Cottonwoodlocal subcontractor participation (exceeding City goals). We heldnumerous project update meetings with the public and held severalevents to involve the community, including beam signing and grandopening ceremonies. The project team also ingrained themselvesin the community for the duration of the project. They relocatedto the small town, rented homes, ate and shopped locally – in asense they truly joined the community. By the completion of theproject, the perception of A&P had completely reversed and thecommunity of Cottonwood has a facility they are very proud of.Unused contingency was donated back to the Parks and Recreationdepartment. The 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art recreationcenter is now a focal point for the community of Cottonwood.
  25. 25. wh o we a re more than what we do, it’s who we are The surrounding community is a key project component that is often overlooked. Community involvement is a cornerstone at A&P, transcending to even the project level. Whether it is simply taking the time to keep the community informed on progress or donating time and resources to local causes, our culture of giving back is ingrained in all of our employees. Contributing to the community at all levels is the right thing to do. Adolfson & Peterson Construction gives back to the community at both the national and local levels. Through our national corporate giving initiatives, the George & Maya Adolfson Foundation and the WE CARE Fund, A&P donates 10% of our pre- tax profits to fund charitable endeavors across the country. At the local level, we contribute to numerous charitable organizations and support project-specific causes (like donating labor and time to paint the Valley Christian Center near the Matthew Henson neighborhood revitalization project). Beyond the 10% pre-tax profit contributions at the corporate level, A&P has donated over one million dollars directly to local communities in Arizona over the years. In addition, we actively support employees as they donate thousands of hours of their time, talent and energy to local causes.
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