Below is a list of the top six multifamily contractors in Phoenix, Arizona. These general contractors are skilled in various aspects of construction, touting particular expertise in large-scale residential building projects.
To select and rank these contractors, we considered their awards, accreditations and certifications, professional affiliations, and press recognition. We also considered their years in the industry, client reviews, and range of services offered. All of these contractors build with the utmost care for their clients’ visions and in accordance with the highest industry standards.
6) ARC Construction
3225 N Central Ave. Suite #100, Phoenix, AZ 85012
ARC Construction has been successfully addressing the commercial construction demands of the Phoenix metro area for more than 10 years. This general contracting firm takes a budget-minded and customer-oriented approach to every project, ensuring expertly-tailored and economic building solutions. The team strategically organizes budgets, schedules, designs, management, communication, and implementation to meet diverse client needs. The firm primarily offers pre-construction, design-build, general contracting, and post-construction services in the education, industrial, medical and fitness, office, restaurant, retail, and multifamily industries.
Perhaps one of the most remarkable ARC builds is Macdonald Development’s One Lexington. The 17-story office-to-condo conversion is a multimillion-dollar project that took 18 months to complete. The new condos feature high ceilings, concrete and steel construction, and first-class amenities. The rooms feature custom cabinets, Silestone countertops, custom showers, bamboo floors, and glass tile backsplashes.
5) Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
2777 E Camelback Rd. Suite #150, Phoenix, AZ 85016
A key player in large-scale construction, Whiting-Turner provides comprehensive construction management, general contracting, and design-build services throughout the U.S. The firm’s experts have deep industry knowledge and experience, which enable them to easily coordinate complex building projects. As a result, the firm has created impressive community destinations in the residential, retail, office, hospitality, entertainment, and recreation sectors.
One of the firm’s most noteworthy projects is the Crescent Scottsdale Quarter. It is a five-story, 275-unit, wood-framed luxury apartment complex with a two-level underground parking garage. The facility touts a saltwater pool, a two-story fitness center with a yoga room, a pet spa, a wine-tasting room, a clubhouse, and an indoor-outdoor lounge. The ground floor also features 20,000 square feet of retail space that connects to the existing Scottsdale Quarter exterior mall. The facility also has many sustainable elements, including shade canopies and a roof designed to reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat. The use of hydrozoning, rain sensors, and low-flow plumbing make the building water-efficient.
4) Ameris Construction
6501 E Greenway Rd. Suites #103-609, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
In almost one and a half decades, Ameris Construction has raised the standards for project procurement, pre-construction, and construction in the commercial and residential sectors. This significant growth was brought on by the firm’s development and implementation of a distinct building process that centers on innovation, cost-effectiveness, and time efficiency. Established in 2005 by Chris Jones and Greg Goss—who possess 50 years of combined industry experience—the multi-faceted general contracting firm has quickly become a preferred vendor in Phoenix, successfully completing all types of commercial construction projects and earning more than $20 million in revenue by 2007.
The firm’s areas of expertise encompass a diverse range of building solutions. These include architecture and engineering, risk management, pre-construction, design-build, preliminary budgeting, general contracting, construction management, and net-zero and sustainable development.
3) Kitchell Corporation
1707 E Highland, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Originally a commercial contracting business, Kitchell Corporation has since developed new talents and enterprises, acquiring complementary businesses and expertise in construction and other related ventures. Today, Kitchell is the holding entity of several companies that provide design, development, construction, facility planning, and maintenance services to clients throughout the Western U.S. The firm’s extensive portfolio features numerous structures and facilities in the industrial, healthcare, justice and corrections, Native American, retail, education, and multifamily markets, among others.
When the 224-unit San Marquis opened in 2012, it was the first large-scale, luxury multifamily development to open in the metro Phoenix area since the recession. With expansive living space, San Marquis’ architecture, landscaping, and aesthetics complement the neighborhoods near Arizona State University. Kitchell partnered with an established name in multifamily development and management to ensure that the project had solid marketing and a strong lease-up plan.
2) MT Builders Companies
8434 N 90th St. Suite #150, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Established by industry veterans Michael Tarver and Philip Bell in 1995, MT Builders Companies is a commercial construction company based in Scottsdale. Touting more than 30 years of experience, the firm’s team of professionals has completed more than $800 million worth of construction projects. These include multifamily and senior living communities, retail centers, churches, schools, and office and industrial buildings.
Multifamily projects comprise a significant part of the firm’s portfolio. MT Builders has completed more than 8,000 multifamily units, totaling nearly $600 million in construction costs. These projects range from luxury garden apartments and podium apartments to mixed-use buildings and affordable housing. Most of these communities offer resort-style amenities, including clubhouses with recreation rooms, fitness rooms, theatres, pools, and spas. In addition, MT Builders has extensive experience with HUD-financed projects, having built more than 1,100 multifamily units, which amount to more than $60 million in construction costs. Some of the firm’s clients include PB Bell Companies, Investment Property Associates, Vedura Residential, and Greystar Development.
1) Wespac Construction, Inc.
9440 N 26th St., Phoenix, AZ 85028
From small tenant improvements to major shell and master-planned communities, Wespac Construction offers a full range of pre-construction and construction services in different markets. Since 1991, the firm has developed significant expertise in sustainable construction projects. It has successfully built and developed numerous structures in the multifamily, residential, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, municipal and public, office, parking garages, retail, restaurant, and spiritual sectors.
One of the firm’s most notable projects is the 233-unit luxury apartment community Peak 16. The property is comprised of modern and spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments—each with their own private patio or balcony. The building also has various amenities, including two courtyards, a resort-style swimming and lap pool, a spa, covered ramadas, outdoor BBQs, fire pits, fireplaces, and a subterranean parking garage. Meanwhile, the common area houses a theater, kitchen, fitness area, leasing office, technology lounge, and game room.