Clayco celebrates grand opening of Southwestern regional headquarters in Phoenix
Clayco’s regional HQ at The Grove in Phoenix employs over 400 employees
PHOENIX (Sept. 19, 2023) – Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm, today celebrated the grand opening of its Southwestern regional headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The 48,000-square-foot office occupies the entire third floor located at 4300 E. Camelback Rd. and currently houses over 400 employees, which support several thousand skilled workers throughout the state.
Clayco Enterprise Executives, shareholders, clients, brokers, partners and employees celebrated the grand opening alongside the City of Phoenix, Arizona Commerce Authority, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and community and industry leaders.
“The region has proven to be a place where things happen – where the best-and-brightest are going to find their life’s work,” said Ryan Abbott, Executive Vice President, Southwest Region, Clayco. “Arizona is a place where we can deploy the art and science of building in an evolutionary way. We’re excited about matching what we do with other motivated, innovative, and entrepreneurial partners that have gravitated to the region.”
Representing a multi-million dollar investment, the HQ office houses Clayco subsidiaries LJC (design), CRG (real estate), Concrete Strategies (concrete), Ventana (exterior building facades), CDC (procurement), CDE (engineering) servicing a variety of market sectors throughout the Southwest. The office also houses Clayco departments including Clayco (builder)’s regional Preconstruction, Operations, Mission Control, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Safety for the Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, Advanced Manufacturing, Mission Critical and Residential Business Units. Clayco’s new HQ office will help Clayco provide services to clients located in the southwest region including Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
“We are excited Clayco has expanded its presence in Arizona with its new regional headquarters in Phoenix,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority. “Clayco’s new office will support the advancement of exciting projects throughout Arizona, fueling the state’s economic growth. We look forward to supporting Clayco’s continued success in Arizona.”
“After years of working alongside Clayco, we’re thrilled to see their continued growth in Greater Phoenix,” said Chris Camacho, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “Their depth of expertise has been paramount to the growth of emerging industries around the region, and this new office space will help maintain the filling of development needs.”
Clayco is currently ranked No. 3 for Phoenix’s Largest Regional Contractors 2023 by the Phoenix Business Journal and recognized as a Most Admired Company of 2023 by AZ Big Media and BestCompaniesAZ. Clayco has served in designing, building, investing in key projects, new ideas and programs for over 30 years. Clayco currently has $2.5 billion in ongoing projects throughout the state that include notable residential, industrial sites and more.
“Everywhere you look in Phoenix, you can see Clayco’s impact. From the cranes in the sky to the construction abuzz in our downtown, it’s clear Clayco is playing an integral role in powering our city’s growth,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “I am excited to welcome another Clayco hub to Phoenix and look forward to our continued partnership to build the city of the future.”
“Clayco is more than just a design-build firm. They’re contributors to our community in innovation and engineering excellence. Today’s grand opening affirms their commitment to Phoenix,” said Christine Mackay, Phoenix Community and Economic Development Director. “We’re looking forward to seeing Clayco continue to thrive and prosper, building the foundations of our community.”
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Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm that delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget and above and beyond expectations. Founded in 1984, we have revolutionized the design-build process every step of the way. Clayco has dramatically set new standards for collaborative design, construction quality and craftsmanship, efficient project management, cost containment and jobsite safety. With over $5.2 billion in revenue for 2022 and more than 3,000 employees across the country, we are one of the nation’s largest privately-owned real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firms. Our people specialize in the “art and science of building,” providing fast-track, efficient solutions in North America for commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential building projects. For more information, please visit claycorp.com.
About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create – attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit azcommerce.com and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.
About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), globally recognized as a top economic development organization (EDO), works to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for the competitiveness of Greater Phoenix. A data-driven regional EDO, GPEC works with 22 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 200 private investors to accomplish its mission and serve as a strategic partner to companies across the world as they expand or relocate to Greater Phoenix. Over the past 34 years, GPEC has fueled the regional economy by helping over 980 companies, creating nearly 182,000 jobs and more than $65 billion in capital investment. Greater Phoenix is in a relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial-focused companies looking to thrive and scale in a vibrant, dynamic region. There is an undeniable spirit in the region; one rooted in strength, collaboration and resilience. Greater Phoenix is Greater Together. For more information about GPEC and how we can assist your businesses, visit www.gpec.org.