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Waveyard Announces Design, Architecture, Site Planning and Engineering Partners


Since Waveyard, a state-of-the-art water sports resort and international entertainment destination, received overwhelming approval from the residents of Mesa, AZ. last November, its founders have been consumed with all facets of bringing a project of such magnitude to life, including securing the most qualified companies in the country for the design, architecture, site planning and engineering phases. Waveyard is now pleased to announce to the team; The Weber Group from Lexington, KY., Phoenix-based Hunt Construction Group and the Neuman Group located in Beaver Creek, WI.

"After a thorough search and interview process, we feel Waveyard has added a dynamic group of industry experts that will lead us through the planning and development phases of the project and ultimately create the premiere outdoor adventure destination in the world, " said Richard Mladick, co-founder of Waveyard."

As one of the nation’s most decorated architecture firms, The Weber Group brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Waveyard. With a portfolio more than 30 years in the making, past projects include a vast variety of renowned water and amusement parks, museums and hotels including Golf World Lodge, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom and Nickelodeon Central at Paramount’s Carowinds. The Weber Group, under the direction of owner and lead architect Donny Weber will serve as the master project architect. Serving as master architect, Donny will assist Waveyard in developing all project design aspects, ranging from overall brand architecture and thematic design to specific building architecture.

Leading the commercial construction management at Waveyard is Hunt Construction Group. Hunt has been a staple in U.S. commercial construction for more than 60 years and has built more than 20 sports stadiums and numerous resorts and hotels nationwide. In Arizona, Hunt has garnered tremendous notoriety for constructing the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale (home of the Arizona Cardinals), Scottsdale’s W Resort and Spa and Phoenix’s JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.

As the "design/build arm" of Water Technology, Inc., The Neuman Group is an internationally recognized aquatic planning, design and engineering firm with 25 years industry experience. The company will streamline Waveyard’s water entertainment by uniting all planning, engineering, project management and construction phases. Neuman Group’s portfolio boasts an impressive client roster, including Ripley’s entertainment, Paramount Parks, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts and Wave Development.

"As a commercial construction company specializing in building state-of-the-art entertainment and vacation facilities, it is an honor to be part of such a unique project, " said Troy Hoberg, Neuman Group’s diretor of business development. "With Waveyard, we are committed to building a one-of-a-kind adventure sports and vacation destinations that will have activities and entertainment for everyone to enjoy."

About Waveyard Development 
Waveyard Development is an innovative, recreational, real estate development company specializing in master planned, themed resort developments. Waveyard is also a pioneer in the action sports industry with a focus on merging residential and commercial real estate opportunities with active recreational elements. Through radical innovation and global partnerships, Waveyard has become a thought leader in the development, application and advancement of surfing, white water, and other core artificial wave generation technologies. It is Waveyard’s intention to help redefine how people recreate over the next decade. While Waveyard’s current primary focus is on multiple opportunities in the Arizona market, we are also evaluating additional large and small opportunities nationally and world-wide.

Waveyard Development is also formally launching Liquid Evolution Adventure Parks (LEAP), a pioneer in the watersports and development arena. LEAP is focused on changing the way people recreate through the design and construction of urban action and adventure watersports facilities. Consisting of veteran real estate developers, designers and engineers, the LEAP team has been instrumental in bringing some of the largest and most respected master planned communities, resorts, commercial developments and municipal parks in the country to life. LEAP will implement its revolutionary patented technologies in Waveyard’s surf pools, whitewater rafting and kayaking facilities and numerous other innovative recreational creations.

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