Anthem Grille Wins a 2016 Golden Fork Award

AndersonBaron is proud to have worked with SHJ on the award winning Anthem Grille at the Poston Butte Golf Club in Florence, Arizona. The restaurant has undergone a significant makeover and was awarded first place for the 2016 Golden Fork Awards! The design AndersonBaron put in on the exterior patio, event lawn, hardscape features, and landscape helped create a welcoming atmosphere which encourages golfers to linger after a round on the course, while welcoming other groups for a delicious meal…

AndersonBaron on NPR Talking about AZ HB 2613

The State of Arizona Threatens to Deregulate Landscape Architecture and Other Professions – We need your help! Tune in to Arizona’s 91.5 KJZZ to listen to Brett Anderson, ASLA and Chris Jones, RLA speak with Mark Brodie on this issue!  Today between 2:00-3:00pm AZ time.  February 18, 2016: Unbeknownst to many in the design and development world here in Arizona, the State Legislature has put forth House Bill 2613 which, among other items, threatens to de-regulate Landscape Architecture in the State…

Arizona HB 2613 Threatens the Landscape Architecture Profession – Please Read!

Please help your local Landscape Architect! Give you neighborhood Landscape Architect a hug and email your State Representative to let them know that they can’t take our licenses away from us…http://www.azleg.gov/MemberRoster.asp Unbeknownst to many of us in the design and development world here in Arizona, the State Legislature, and to my understanding with the Governor’s backing, has put forth HB 2613, which is to go to the floor February 17th to be debated. This Bill would eliminate the State’s licensure requirements…

New Year, New Promotions

The New Year started off with a bang at AndersonBaron and with that came job promotions for two of our team members!  Help us congratulate Chris Szabo and Justin Chadwick on their recent promotions. Chris Szabo has been a Project Manager with AndersonBaron since 2013 and has rightfully earned his new title of Senior Project Manager. A natural leader in the office, Chris is responsible for the design and production of projects, client interaction and development, and directing his fellow…

Responsive Home Unveiled at IBS Show in Las Vegas!

The Responsive Home Project Completes Construction on the Ideal Home for Young Buyers Pardee Homes, a Member of the TRI Pointe Group, in Partnership with BUILDER Magazine, Unveils New Customized Homes in Henderson, Nevada, Designed for Millennials LAS VEGAS, January 19, 2016 – Today, Pardee Homes, a member of TRI Pointe Group, announced the completion of the Responsive Home project, in partnership with BUILDER Magazine, to design, build and sell the ideal home for today’s young home buyers. The two, new concept homes will…

AndersonBaron at Valley Partnership

The 28th Annual Valley Partnership Community Project build day took place on November 7th and AndersonBaron team members (and their families) were there to shovel granite, assemble and paint furniture, and all other tasks involved with building the new exterior spaces for Florence Crittenton Girls Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.  This was the largest crowd of volunteers that the organization has seen with over 300 people from the development industry!  Other records broken with this year’s community project were number of…

Softball Season Comes to a Close

This Fall AndersonBaron sponsored our first softball team! The idea to get a team together was planted over the summer and received overwhelming interest; we were able to scrape together a group of loveable rebels from our staff, their families and friends, to field a co-ed team in the City of Chandler’s rec league.  Injuries plagued our team from the start of the first game, but we persevered throughout the season and ended up making it to the tournament (okay,…

Construction Watch: Verrado Golf Course

Construction is progressing on the golf course at Verrado’s Adult Retirement Community in Buckeye, AZ!  See some of these beautiful photos, taken by Tim Bukovszky at a site visit this week.  These images are on the 15th and 18th holes; AndersonBaron is providing schematic design, character, landscape architecture and construction observation services for the first five holes at the Verrado ARC golf course.  Click on the images for larger viewing:

Grand Opening: Meridian Models

Pardee Homes debuted the Meridian product at Durango Ranch in Las Vegas on October 24th!  Andy Baron, Tom Durant, and Colin Hanson from AndersonBaron were in attendance at this VIP reception as the new models were rolled out to a full house.  The Meridian community will have a contemporary feel with large homes on estate-sized lots.  The seamless transition from indoor to outdoor of these floor plans make the backyards an extension of the home and living areas.  AndersonBaron provided design concepts for two model floor…

Meridiana Concepts Unveiled!

On October 6, 2015 Rise Communities held a private VIP banquet for about 400 people to roll out the concepts for Meridiana, a 2,700-acre master planned community for which AndersonBaron has been on the design team since 2008.  The new cutting-edge design concepts were developed around thematic learning loops and labs that are to be interrelated with the Alvin Independent School District.  This project has been an immeasurably rewarding experience for AndersonBaron, as we’ve been working closely with the Client, design…