- July 16, 2014
-- McCarthy Building Companies was recently awarded a preconstruction services contract by the Litchfield Elementary School District (LESD) for the estimated $12 million Verrado Heritage Elementary School, located just west of Verrado Way and north of Thomas Road in Buckeye, Ariz.
McCarthy will begin work on the new 80,500-square-
foot K-8 school in August. The school will include two classroom buildings connected by a bridge to a gymnasium/cafeteria/
media center and an administration building. The eight-acre greenfield site will also include sport fields and will utilize energy-efficient materials and systems. The land for the two-story school building was donated by Verrado developer DMB Associates Inc.
“Our Education Services team really shines when we’re able to work with a community that values quality construction and energy efficiency,”
said Justin Dent, project director for McCarthy Building Companies. “This new K-8 campus for the Litchfield Elementary School District will be a school that the community of Verrado is proud to host and students are proud to attend.”
Orcutt/Winslow is the architect on the project. Major subcontractors will be selected in the coming months. The project is slated for completion in mid-July 2015 in time to open for the 2015/2016 school year.About McCarthy Building Companies:
McCarthy Building Companies (http://www.mccarthy.com
), Inc. is the nation’s 9th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2014). The firm is celebrating its 150th
anniversary in 2014. The McCarthy Southwest Division is based in Phoenix. McCarthy also has offices in Newport Beach, San Diego, Sacramento and San Francisco, Calif.; Las Vegas; Albuquerque;
Dallas and Houston; St. Louis and Atlanta. McCarthy is 100 percent employee-owned.