Current Project Construction Updates

At Emerald Inc., construction moves fast, but our partners are always in the loop. The status of all current projects can be found here, along with progress photos.

Drywall at The Harding Firm (Mesa)

Drywall at The Harding Firm (Mesa)

Second side of drywall was hung early this morning and corner beads and first coat of mud have started at The Harding Firm office.

New Project: Apple Valley Dental & Braces (Mesa)

New Project: Apple Valley Dental & Braces (Mesa)

It’s an especially exciting time when we near the start of a ground-up build! You might know the empty lot at Higley & Southern in front of Sprouts in Mesa… our fence is going up prior to breaking ground on a new 9,000 square foot Apple Valley Dental & Braces clinic. For anyone in the area, this will be an awesome one-stop shop that will handle general dentistry along with specialties like ortho, oral surgery, etc. in one facility.

Residential Renovation

Residential Renovation

Tile floor in the master bath and the wing wall at the shower were demolished.  The space was prepared for new tile.

FRP, Frames, Doors, & Lights at Ruby Bloom Boutique (Queen Creek)

FRP, Frames, Doors, & Lights at Ruby Bloom Boutique (Queen Creek)

FRP is getting prep and cut to be installed in Ruby Bloom’s restrooms!  Take a look at the frames and doors– glass side lights and hardware go in next to make their front office look super sharp! The 2×4 ft. ceiling grid and and light fixtures are going in as well…excited to light this place up!

Nascent Health Clinic Electrical (Gilbert)

Nascent Health Clinic Electrical (Gilbert)

Electrical outlets with USB ports are going in at the Nascent Health IV treatment stations. Sometimes you run into a furred out demising wall full of hardened foam insulation, so you gotta cut some drywall. We patched the area afterward.

New Project: OEC Peoria Office Remodel

New Project: OEC Peoria Office Remodel

We are back again at Arrowhead Fountains Center in Peoria for another office remodel.  Take a look at the before photos and the progress so far with demolition, framing, and drywall.

Phase 1B Flooring at EMC Insurance (Peoria)

Phase 1B Flooring at EMC Insurance (Peoria)

Phase 1B flooring and ceiling work are complete at EMC Insurance remodel in Peoria AZ. We have left out some ceiling to allow for a box header to be installed to allow divider wall install. ​

Exterior Trim at Mama Linda’s Bakeshop (Phoenix)

Exterior Trim at Mama Linda’s Bakeshop (Phoenix)

Take a look at theses progress photos of the exterior trim that's been happening at Mama Linda's Bakeshop in Phoenix.  New cap flashing/ coping has been installed at the top of the building.

AZ Euros Drywall & Painting

AZ Euros Drywall & Painting

Warehouse drywall repairs and painting completed.  Having passed the framing inspection, the second side of drywall can now be completed in the offices.

Chandler Spec. Suite Progress

Chandler Spec. Suite Progress

Paint is complete in offices, skrim sheeting repairs were completed, and warehouse painting is underway. Also, new ceiling tiles were installed and the building was treated for termites.

Balboa’s Completed (Mesa)

Balboa’s Completed (Mesa)

Balboa's passed the final county health inspection this morning!  Take a look at the final product!

Mortgage Office Remodel

Mortgage Office Remodel

This remodel entailed demoing walls and flooring, installing new luxury vinyl tile, new carpet with rubber base, replacing acoustic ceiling, painting, adding additional electrical outlets, and replacing the restroom toilet.

Chandler Retail Suite Remodel

Chandler Retail Suite Remodel

We are wrapping up electrical at this Chandler retail suite where we finished a demising wall, added a power panel & new store front door, and repaired the ceiling grid

Light Fixtures at Balboa’s

Light Fixtures at Balboa’s

Light fixtures are being installed at Balboa’s today... the details of the space are really coming together! ​

Balboa’s Progress

Balboa’s Progress

Ceiling tiles have been dropped at the back kitchen, and the floating shelf at the back wall of service is up! Brilliant Epoxy is grinding the concrete floors.

Queen Creek Office/Warehouse Remodel Complete

Queen Creek Office/Warehouse Remodel Complete

Here are some before and after shots of two big new warehouse spaces with new evap cooling units. The remodeled front office area/ showroom space has two new restrooms, a breakroom, storage room, & carpeted private office. BEFORE AFTER

Industrial Job Progress (Gilbert)

Industrial Job Progress (Gilbert)

New paint, cabinets, flooring and plumbing Have been completed at a patch and paint job for an industrial space in Gilbert.

Kitchen Equipment, Ceiling Tiles, & Fixtures at Vito’s

Kitchen Equipment, Ceiling Tiles, & Fixtures at Vito’s

Kitchen equipment and stainless steel are being installed at kitchen, prep, and wash areas for Vito's.  Plugging, switching, and electrical trim are underway and ceiling tiles and light fixtures are also being installed.

Tilework, Water, & Gas at Vito’s Ristorante (Gilbert)

Tilework, Water, & Gas at Vito’s Ristorante (Gilbert)

Check out the major progress at Vito's in Gilbert-- tile work in the restrooms and party room are happening, the tankless water heater was installed, and the gas line has passed the in-wall and above-ceiling pressure test.

Tempe Office Remodel Complete at Veritax

Tempe Office Remodel Complete at Veritax

We just wrapped up this office remodel that involved creating additional office space and enlarging the break room. The renter has installed cubicles and our electrician did the final hookups for lighting.

Chase Field Concessions Stands Update

Chase Field Concessions Stands Update

We are wrapping up some small details at Chase Field and awaiting final inspection from health department once they resume inspections!

Tempe Warehouse Ramp & Garage Door Complete

Tempe Warehouse Ramp & Garage Door Complete

Railing was installed on the ramp and the garage door was installed at this project.  Take a look at the pictures from before and how the final product turned out!  This bigger garage door and loading dock ramp should streamline operations at the warehouse.

Garage Door Sawcut at Tempe Warehouse

Garage Door Sawcut at Tempe Warehouse

Take a look at some photos and videos from yesterday's sawcutting and removal of sections of this concrete wall, enlarging the existing garage door opening at the top of the warehouse ramp.

Major Progress at Chandler Office Suite

Major Progress at Chandler Office Suite

New lighting & AC registers were installed. New upper and lower cabinets also went into the breakroom. We are almost ready for the overhead inspection and then final finishes and flooring!

Conquer Ninja Gym

Conquer Ninja Gym

This is gym is going to be a great training facility for Gilbert & Queen Creek!

Progress at Tempe Warehouse Ramp

Progress at Tempe Warehouse Ramp

The side curbs of this warehouse ramp were poured yesterday! The curbs will have a metal railing installed, & today the slope of the ramp will be formed with dirt before concrete is poured over it.

Rockwell Ice Cream Production Facility Ready for Final Inspection

Rockwell Ice Cream Production Facility Ready for Final Inspection

Final coating of sealer has been applied to the floor at this commercial kitchen where Rockwell Ice Cream will produce all of its baked goods and ice cream!  The final hood test is happening today.  Tomorrow will be the final inspection with the Health Department.

Morning Kick is Open!

Morning Kick is Open!

We swung by Morning Kick for lunch on their opening day today. The restaurant looks amazing, we love the final touches they put on the space and the way they decorated it!  We especially appreciate their patience during construction.  Congrats Mindy & Scott! (The...

Rockwell Ice Cream Production Kitchen (Mesa) Update

Rockwell Ice Cream Production Kitchen (Mesa) Update

Equipment has been installed!  Also, white FRP was installed throughout the space.  Lastly, plumbing trim and the Ansul fire suppression system are being installed at this ice cream production facility.

Chandler Office Buildout

Chandler Office Buildout

Sawcutting and concrete removal took place last week at this 39,000 sq. ft. office tenant improvement project in chandler.  Progress was also made on the HVAC.

Integrated Biometrics (Chandler)

Integrated Biometrics (Chandler)

Here's some shots from sign installation on Friday at Integrated Biometrics, and a look at the clean room in their new research and development facility. We are very excited to be working with such a cool tech company-- Integrated Biometrics creates light, fast, super...

Copper Creek Offices Complete

Copper Creek Offices Complete

Just a few punch list items left and we are ready to turn over this new office space at Copper Creek in Tempe.

Copper Creek Spec Suite Progress Shots

Copper Creek Spec Suite Progress Shots

A lot of progress is being made at this office space we are building out in Tempe! Floor prep. is taking place and carpet and luxury vinyl tile should be installed over the next two days. Also, a new glass wall and door have been installed for the conference room. ...

Vito’s Pizza (Gilbert) Framing

Vito’s Pizza (Gilbert) Framing

Vito's interior framing began over the weekend and we are scheduled to do a preliminary framing walk through this Thursday with the owners.

Ice Cream Production Facility Progress Update

Ice Cream Production Facility Progress Update

On Friday, at this ice cream production facility, we passed frame inspections! We start installing sheet rock today and the hood will be installed tomorrow. Check out some photos of the completed plumbing and in-wall electrical.

Painting at Tempe Remodel is Complete!

Painting at Tempe Remodel is Complete!

The paint really makes this building pop! We think it turned out great and think this fresh, modern, colorful look is sure to impress and catch the eyes of people that pass by.

Tempe Exterior Remodel Painting

Tempe Exterior Remodel Painting

Take a look at the painting that is happening at this project.  We are happy the rain finally let up so that we can paint!

Morning Kick Final Inspection Passed

Morning Kick Final Inspection Passed

Morning Kick passed the final inspection with Maricopa County Health Department this morning--  They have been cleared to open for business! Some small details are being finalized in the space, take a look at some recent progress photos.

CPI Remodel Update

CPI Remodel Update

Demolition is substantially complete at this project and framing will begin early morning on Saturday.

Vito’s Gilbert Update

Vito’s Gilbert Update

HVAC duct work has begun & framing materials are on site at Vito’s Gilbert!

FRP Installation in Ice Cream Shop Kitchen & Prep Areas

FRP Installation in Ice Cream Shop Kitchen & Prep Areas

Here are some shots of the installation of the fiberglass reinforced panels (FRP).  These thin, flexible plastic panels are installed over the drywall.  They are made of strong polyester resin reinforced with fiberglass. They are great for anywhere that requires a lot...

Gilbert Ice Cream Shop Tile Work Complete

Gilbert Ice Cream Shop Tile Work Complete

So much progress being made on this ice cream shop!  It's a race to the finish, we are only a few weeks out.  Tile work was completed-- we are loving the look of the herringbone tile that goes all the way up the wall, and the way it contrasts with the intricate tile...

Gilbert Ice Cream Shop Seating and Tilework

Gilbert Ice Cream Shop Seating and Tilework

Tile work and carpentry are happening at the retail ice cream shop! We think the herringbone tile is going to look amazing.  Final decisions regarding the seating areas are being made now as well.