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arete pronunciation

Originating with ancient Greek philosophers to describe 'being the best you can be' or achieving the highest human element and in today's modern dictionary, defined as the aggregate of qualities: virtue, valor and excellence.


ARETE Construction Mission

ARETE is dedicated to exceeding client expectations and delivering a superior project. Experienced, quality, state-of-the-art construction services are the foundation of ARETE Construction's values and success. Repeat and referral business drive our growth and directly result from our steadfast commitment to 'achieve the highest human element.'


In meeting each owner's unique requirements, ARETE delivers comprehensive preconstruction services as part of the collaborative process with the multi-disciplined project team. Our depth of experience, project management expertise, proactive identification of issues and risk mitigation efforts deliver quantifiable value throughout the construction process.


ARETE excels at highly specialized and complex project execution. Proficiency in the Design-Build and Design-Assist best practices drive streamlined results for discerning owners. Architectural and Engineering Design Professionals, Subcontractors and Suppliers appreciate partnering with ARETE's tenured professionals given their integrity and fairness and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. Job safety and OSHA compliance are fundamental priorities on every ARETE project.


>>Meet the ARETE Team

"ARETE Construction completed a project for us that had an impossible time frame and a myriad of obstacles, yet they still got it done. From my experience, many contractors

could not have done it any better."

~ Brian D. Cox,  Cox James Architects


2211 E Highland Ave. Suite #220
Phoenix, AZ 85016
O. 602-374-4768
F. 602-466-3491