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[ OFFICE ] FACTS & FIGURES PROJECT Fountainhead Office Plaza 1601 & 1625 W. Fountainhead Blvd. Tempe, Arizona, 85282 OwnER/DEvElOPERS USAA Real Estate Company; Metro Commercial Properties GEnERal COnTRaCTOR Sundt Construction

5 1 0 2 aRChiTECT DAvIS

SizE Office: 440KSF; Garage: 597,702 SF


Fountainhead Office Plaza The Fountainhead Office Plaza consists of six- and 10-story, class-A LEED Gold Certified office buildings. The buildings’ distinct lobbies are hallmarks of the design. The 10-story building lobby includes access to the building café, security console and tenant directory. The lobby features a combination of chiseled grey and honed beige limestone floors, black polished stone walls and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified figured fumed larch wood paneling. The


Marina Heights

“flow-through” lobby provides a pedestrian flow from the visitor parking to the employee assembly and services space bordering the lake and contains a third staircase off the lobby, which serves floors one through four. The two-story lobby in the six-story building includes access to the fitness center, security console and tenant directory a combination of flamed gray and honed gray limestone floors and black polished stone walls and FSC certified figured eucalyptus wood paneling.


Marina Heights is the largest office development deal in Arizona history, with five office buildings, ranging from six to 16 stories and spanning 20 acres along Tempe Town Lake. Its hardscape tells the story of the native regional history, from canyons and high desert plains into the agriculture and hydro-electric power generation that has allowed Phoenix to develop into the major ‘desert city’ it has become. Marina Heights is a four year, 24/7 operation with more than 1,000 construction workers. The project’s structure is concrete and almost every day or night for two years there will be concrete pours taking place.


uniquE FEaTuRES: Fountainhead Corporate Park partners with EPA, U. S. Green Building Council and others in promoting energy and resource efficiency through campaigns, such as National Earth Day and “Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR.”Highlights of the buildings’ green initiatives begin with the roof and go all the way down to the Green Seal certified cleaning products. The campus includes 64 secure bicycle racks and 105 parking spaces reserved for low-emitting/fuel efficient vehicles.


valuE $48.6M; sold for $137M

COmPlETiOn DaTE July 15, 2011

SUBCONTRACTORS Coates Irrigation Coreslab Structures Inc. Design Element GrEn A/E Associates Heitmann & Associates Knudsen-Smith Engineering Pacific Aquascape Peterson Associates Speedie & Associates TLCP Structural

[ NEW TO MARKET ] FACTS & FIGURES OwnER/DEvElOPERS Ryan Companies US, Inc.; Sunbelt Holdings; ASU; State Farm GEnERal COnTRaCTOR Ryan Companies US, Inc. aRChiTECT DAvIS valuE $650M COmPlETiOn DaTE June 30, 2017

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