BLUE BELL CREAMERIES | Phoenix, AZ | 13,000 SF

Deutsch provided architectural design services, city coordination, contractor selection, construction administration for this national manufacturer of dairy products.  The project includes distribution and warehouse facilities, as well as office spaces.

Sub-Zero Distribution Facility


Sub-Zero is a high-end brand of residential major kitchen appliances, including refrigeration and wine preservation products built in the USA.  Constructed in a foreign trade zone, Deutsch provided tenant improvement design for this production, assembly, and distribution building that also included office spaces and staff amenities. The facility is utilized to roll out two new appliance lines for the Subzero/Wolf Corporation. This facility is their west coast distribution facility and is the home to 10 of their 14 manufacturing lines. This project was delivered with an aggressive 8-month schedule, from notice to proceed through certificate of occupancy.


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Inteplast Manufacturing


Inteplast is the largest manufacturer of PVC decking, siding and PVC board products in the United States.  In addition, they manufacture stretch plastic polyvinyl chloride and polystyrene, engineered wood trim and prefinished interior moulding for home and commercial use.  The company relocated into a vacant 100,000 SF industrial building, initially utilized as both production and warehouse space.  Deutsch designed a new 50,000 SF TI expansion.  Scope of work included installation of processing equipment, six additional 85-foot tall silos for raw material and cooling tower equipment.  The design included coordination to install a rail spur on the back side of the buildings.

Willie Itule Distribution and Warehouse


Deutsch provided architectural design services for this fresh produce distributor.  The facility included 30,000 SF of refrigerated area, with the balance of the space to include supply and truck storage and warehouse space.  Office areas are located in the North structure and include workstations, a conference room, technology room, copy and records room, break room, food safety and training rooms. 

Ocotillo Village Health Club and Spa

This 54,730 SF routing center is a new division for this internet-based consumer supplier located in the Tempe Research Park.  The new office will attract primarily young, energetic employees who look for amenities and environment when choosing a workplace.  This 2-story building, 30,000 SF on the first floor and nearly 25,000 on the second floor, has an open floor plan that allows for visual connectivity for staff management, views to the outside for all, and floods the space with natural light.  The space will be used as a weather-trcking and distribution rerouting center.

Greco and Sons Manufacturing and Distribution


As an importer, distributor and manufacturer, our client wanted a very specific complex to handle a full line of premium quality food products. The design includes a warehouse, cooler and freezer space, 6,000 SF of administration offices, a breakroom, restrooms, and locker room areas. A two-story mezzanine in the warehouse houses additional office space.

Elwood Logistics Center


This project is located on the Southeast corner of Elwood and Sarival Avenue.  This grey shell building has a required clear height of 36-40 feet from bottom of structural joist at first column line finish to floor,  The facility has a ESFR sprinkler system throughout, with a truck court area for storage trailer spaces. The design includes dock-high loading doors that are 9 feet x 10 feet and grade-level doors that are 12 feet x 14 feet.

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Amazon Routing Center

This 54,730 SF routing center is a new division for this internet-based consumer supplier located in the Tempe Research Park.  The new office will attract primarily young, energetic employees who look for amenities and environment when choosing a workplace.  This 2-story building, 30,000 SF on the first floor and nearly 25,000 on the second floor, has an open floor plan that allows for visual connectivity for staff management, views to the outside for all, and floods the space with natural light.  The space will be used as a weather-trcking and distribution rerouting center.

OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium | Scottsdale, AZ | 200,000 SF

Part of the 37-acre OdySea in the Desert Entertainment complex, the OdySea Aquarium is a two-level facility that spans over 200,000 SF. Visitors move to each level via acrylic tunnels while viewing some of the most fascinating animals of rivers and oceans in the world! Among some of the unparalleled features are the SeaTREK experience that  allow guests to descend deep into the “ocean” where they will be surrounded by sea creatures on all sides. Other features include a state-of-the-art 3D theater, staffed presentations, and a visitor experience that has never been accomplished in any aquarium in the world.

Visitors to the OdySea Aquarium will embark on a journey exploring all areas of marine life—from the bayous and coral reefs to deep abysses of fresh water and salt water. A sampling of the planned exhibits includes Rivers of the World, American Rivers, Amazon Rivers, Shores, Penguins, the Great Barrier Reef, and “the Bizarre & the Beautiful,” including jellyfish, octopus, large king crabs and seahorses. Educational media boards, placed throughout the facility, will provide hands-on experiences, illuminated world maps, and sounds from different regions all over the globe. The OdySea Aquarium includes a Lighthouse Café serving a full menu and light snacks, and an OdySea Treasures Gift Shop. Additionally, the facility can accommodate private events up to several hundred guests.

Dolphinaris at OdySea in the Desert

Dolphinaris at OdySea in the Desert | Scottsdale, AZ | 36,369 SF

A major complement to OdySea in the Desert’s Aquarium, retail venues and restaurants, Dolphinaris is Arizona’s first swim with Dolphins experience.  Amenities include a second-floor restaurant overlooking the dolphin’s habitat for excellent viewing both during the day and night. A rooftop sky deck will allow guests to also view the dolphins, as well as the spectacular mountain views.  A beach club allows for relaxing in the serene environment before or after your dolphin encounter, complete with lounge chairs, private cabanas and spools.  This area will also accommodate private parties, both during the day and evenings.


SNYDER'S OF HANOVER Pretzel Bakery - GOODYEAR, AZ  177,000 SF

Deutsch provided architectural design, project management and construction administration services for this new pretzel manufacturing plant.  Deutsch coordinated the work through the Client’s headquarters in Hanover, PA. We negotiated a development agreement with the City to reduce the budget by $600,000 AND schedule by 2-1/2 months.  Deutsch was brought on again to provide Snyder’s with a 67,000 SF addition to their existing facility. The additions included a warehouse, packaging and process facility, process A/C and second floor administrative offices.

OdySea Treasures Gift Shop

OdySea Treasures Gift Shop | Scottsdale, AZ | 4,136 SF

Within the OdySea Aquarium, the OdySea Treasures Gift Shop is the place for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. You’ll find marine and aquatic-themed clothing for both kids and adults, unique jewelry, artwork, books, stuffed animals, and more!  Deutsch provided design and construction administration for this project.

Lighthouse Cafe

Lighthouse Cafe | Scottsdale, AZ | 6,900 SF

The Aquarium experience continues into the Lighthouse Cafe with a stunning art exhibit and amazing aquatic views. Offering specialty salads, artisan pizza, gourmet burgers and sandwiches, the menu at the Cafe includes locally sourced ingredients that appeal to a variety of palettes and ages.

Frozen Penguin Ice Cream

Frozen Penguin Ice Cream | Scottsdale, AZ | 1,407 SF

Deutsch provided design and construction administration for the Frozen Penguin, which specializes in creating your own custom ice cream sandwich.  This tenant improvement is located within the OdySea in the Desert retail ring.

Four Peaks Mining Company

Four Peaks Mining Company | Scottsdale, AZ | 2,527 SF

Deutsch provided the design for this tenant improvement in the OdySea in the Desert Development. Designed after an actual mine, the suite is a rustic themed space for retail merchandise. The retail space is an open concept, including restrooms, offices and storage.

Arizona Territory Trading Post


A full-line general merchandise store featuring Arizona/Southwest products, gifts and souvenirs including tee shirts, caps, mugs, shot glasses, magnets, key chains, signs, postcards, cactus, Mexican imports, Native American crafted items, salsas, soups, jellies, candies, ceramics and more. Deutsch designed this tenant improvement located within the OdySea in the Desert Retail ring.

Tempe South Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory


Deutsch provided construction documents and LEED documentation services for the design of a 10,000 SF state-of-the-art environmental laboratory building that meets all state and federal water testing regulations. The project was designed to reach LEED Silver certification. Deutsch was part of a larger team that is providing the City of Tempe with new upgrades to the facility in order to improve plant operations and to provide additional treatment abilities as required to meet upcoming water quality regulations, in particular the stage II disinfection by-product rules. The final upgrades to the water treatment plant include the following: enhanced coagulation improvements; chlorine dosing system; reservoir dewatering system; finished water pumping station; new environmental testing laboratory; well water blending; security lighting; and disinfection by-product remediation.

CHANDLER Fire Station 2810

Chandler FIRE STATION 2810 | CHANDLER, AZ | 9,000 SF

Deutsch provided programming, design, contractor procurement and construction administration for This 9,000 SF, single-level, 3-bay fire station, is based on a previous successful Chandler Fire Station, also completed by Deutsch. The design is a large, open floorplan with ease of access to the apparatus bays from every point in the station. This Fire Station houses a fire engine, an alternative response van, fire inspector, satellite CAD Technician, and provides living quarters and an outdoor patio/barbecue area to create a friendly, community-oriented environment.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College Lab Classroom Renovation

Chandler-Gilbert Community College Lab Classroom Renovation, Pecos Campus | Chandler, AZ | 3,600 SF

Deutsch designed the renovation of the existing Biotechnology Classroom Building “S”, originally constructed in 1998.  The building on the contains four laboratory classrooms and insufficient laboratory classroom space.   Uncomfortable and not very student-friendly laboratory space were concerns voiced by staff in early programming sessions with CGCC. We converted two existing classrooms totaling 3,600 SF into three student-friendly classrooms, with layouts more conducive to modern, technology-based learning. The renovations included new classrooms for Biology I, Biology II, and Micro Biotechnology and new mechanical upgrades.

STO Manufacturing

STO Manufacturing and Warehouse | PHOENIX, AZ | 10,000 SF

STO Corporation is a major manufacturer of Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems, EIFS. The warehouse is a new pre-engineered structure designed to make room for production expansion and to consolidate offsite storage. Although the building is a typical pre-engineered building, STO wanted to highlight their product and eliminated the metal panel exterior sheathing, using framed exterior walls, and an applied EIFS finishing system. Clear height is at 33’-0” for high pile storage.