Collaboration and Integrity: Building Homes, Lives and Relationships

GNM Companies
Written by Allison Dempsey

With a specialty in heavy carpentry work and rough framing, Arizona-based GNM Companies, LLC, is a family-owned construction company with 25 years of experience crafting homes, condos, hotels and student dwellings.

GNM highly values its clients and strives to work closely with customers to ensure project schedules are met, effectively avoiding bottlenecks in downstream production. Its team is committed to building strong relationships with both customers and suppliers, with a reliable network that enables consistent performance and quality craftsmanship, reflecting the importance of collaboration and integrity from start to finish.

The minority-owned company not only offers quality, responsibility and efficiency in the design of residential and commercial projects, it ensures a personal approach via its outstanding customer service, company work culture and women-centered leadership.

GNM’s experience and history throughout Arizona allows the company to bring valuable insights to clients along with quality day-to-day project management. Realizing that delays can increase costs, GNM’s local presence and accessibility allows the team to act quickly when unforeseen challenges arise to meet deadlines and minimize potential losses. The company’s management team personally oversees every project from bid to completion, striving to improve efficiency, safety, speed, accountability, and quality.

GNM’s varied and impressive projects range from multi-family residential to assisted living to luxurious apartments, with care and attention to detail paid to each and every one. For instance, Scottsdale Entrada apartments, located at the intersection of Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe, is a luxurious living experience combining classic features with modern finishes in a variety of one, two or three-bedroom apartments. Boasting high levels of comfort in open and airy floor plans, designs feature solid wood floors, stainless steel appliances, premium finishes, and large windows that maximize natural light, to name just a few.

Capitalizing on the area’s natural beauty and dynamic energy, the Scottsdale Entrada offers a collection of boutique-style amenities for work and play, with a unique co-working space complete with work pods, coffee station, conference center and lounge, yoga studio, weight room, and TRX Training Center.

The Entrada is located on expansive grounds that include a concert pavilion, 5,000 square feet of retail space, and a wide selection of high-quality amenities, including a trail that runs through the entire property, affording unbeatable views of the best local attractions, from the Arizona Cross Cut Canal and Desert Botanical Garden to the San Francisco Giants Spring Training Field.

When clients are ready to unwind, this vibrant community invites them to take advantage of the many on-site amenities open 24 hours a day, from the rooftop social lounge to the luxury fitness pool and TRX workout center.

Centrally located in the South Scottsdale neighborhood, Entrada offers residents unprecedented accessibility and connectivity to Phoenix amenities in general, including casual dining at on-site or nearby restaurants, the Papago Nature Reserve for hiking and mountain biking, or a trip to the Phoenix Zoo.

For a completely different type of GNM project, The Mesa Artspace Lofts live/work initiative is a true community collaboration involving Artspace, NEDCO, the Mayor of Mesa, city council and city staff, community leaders, neighbors, and local resident artists.

Located at 155 South Hibbert in downtown Mesa, the dwelling will include up to 50 living and working spaces for artists and their families, with units varying in style, from studio, to one, two, and three-bedroom units. Unit rents serve households below 60 percent of the region’s median income level, and the project includes 1,450 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor for non-profit arts organizations and creative businesses, and 2,900 square feet of community space for events, exhibits, and educational programs. The project is a transit-oriented development (TOD) site located one block from the new light rail transit corridor, major arts and cultural assets, and other downtown amenities.

If you’re looking for fine senior living, the 232,620-square-foot Legacy Village of Salt River is located in the Pima Center at Loop 101 between Via de Ventura and Pima Street, nestled in an area with incredible desert views, surrounded by residential neighborhoods, and accessible to all areas of the Phoenix Metro. Healthcare providers, including Honor Health facilities and Mayo Clinic, are minutes away, with easy access to other destinations in Mesa and Tempe. Senior residents, families and friends can also enjoy the nearby Odyssey at the Desert Aquarium, Butterfly Pavilion, Talking Stick Resort, and Salt River Fields. Salt River’s Legacy Village offers senior living, assisted living, and memory care services in beautifully appointed living spaces and a variety of apartment layouts, all in a peaceful setting.

When it comes to quality hotel visits, whether staying for a few days or an extended visit of weeks or even months, the new 72,000-square-foot, 102-unit Residence Inn in the West Phoenix and Avondale area, conveniently located off I-10 in Avondale, near Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Glendale, Tolleson and Buckeye, provides a good home base for enjoying Spring Training at Goodyear Ballpark (MLB), a football game at State Farm Stadium, or a race at Phoenix Raceway (NASCAR), while Camelback Ranch and Luke Air Force Base are also nearby. Boasting spacious studios, one, and two bedroom suites featuring separate living, dining, and sleeping areas with fully equipped kitchens, the Residence Inn also provides a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool, and barbecue terrace.

You can’t forget about GNM’s outstanding student housing projects, including the Greek Leadership Village, built in direct response to student demand and feedback in 2018. This 316,000-square-foot village boasting 620 beds is located on ASU campus at the southeast corner of Rural and University, near Terrace Road in Tempe. A student-led project, the Greek Leadership Village provides the ASU student and sorority community with meeting spaces, community offices, retail space and residential facilities to support their leadership, growth and development for years to come.

As America’s newest university and leading public research organization, ASU leads the way through its commitment to excellence, access, and social impact. Along with its efforts to transform higher education, the community continues to nurture values-based, impact-driven individuals and organizations to ensure the health, growth, and prosperity of fraternity and sorority life at ASU.

Finally, The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo are new condominiums in Chandler offering a collection of luxury one and two bedroom condominium homes and penthouses, all with elevator service in Chandler’s vibrant Price Technology Corridor.

Homes at The Cays range from 862 square feet to 1,577 square feet, and each one-story condominium residence featuring spacious rooms with large patios or balconies for seamless indoor / outdoor living and open floor plans to encourage flow and practicality. Chef-inspired kitchens open to the living room, encouraging meals and spending time with family and friends. Surrounded by shops, restaurants, and amenities, the Cays offers easy access to the Santan Freeway, the I-10 loop, and U.S. 60.

Whether looking for quality residential homes, assisted senior living, condominiums, or hotels, GNM’s dedication to collaboration and integrity has produced a wealth of dwellings to choose from. Working with GNM means finding a personal approach that aligns with every client’s business objectives.

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