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Athletic Complex opens in officer’s memory

April 18, 2018

The Laveen Elementary School District celebrated the grand opening of their new David Glasser Athletic Complex, named in honor of fallen Phoenix Police Officer David Glasser who was killed in the line of duty in 2016. Glasser’s immediate family joined members of his squad, along with Laveen students and Jokake Construction team members, to participate…

Casey Cartier’s Big Scramble

April 5, 2018

Jokake Construction CEO/President Casey Cartier has been “in the zone” for months to prepare for the March 24 Crown King Scramble from Lake Pleasant to Crown King. The 31.4-mile run became part of a bet he made with some friends – each had to pick a personal challenge for the year (running is Casey’s nemesis), and…

Carvana 360° Timelapse video

March 9, 2018

Carvana, which sells used cars through an innovative virtual model, operates five buildings on a 40-acre site in Tolleson, Arizona. Each building serves a unique purpose to the rehabilitation process – vehicle maintenance, body paint, automated photo booth, as well as administrative office space – which you can view in 360° in this YouTube video….

Jokake employees set new corporate record for food drive

March 1, 2018

In celebration of National Canned Food Month, HR/Benefits Coordinator Iris McKinney and Contract Administrator Kelli Tooke organized a canned food drive. The original goal was to collect ten boxes of donated food items to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. 2018 marks the alliance’s 50th anniversary. After a slow start, Jokake’s employees rallied after members of…

Candace Rosauro moderates panel on office space technology and innovation

February 28, 2018

What emerging trends are developing within the workplace environment and how will those trends impact the Phoenix market? This was the focus of Bisnow’s February panel discussion, moderated by Jokake Construction business development director Candace Rosauro. Q1: What emerging trend, technology, or notion will reshape the workplace environment? If a property has outdoor spaces, it’s…