The Challenge

Hill International (Hill), the largest pure project and construction management (PM/CM) firm in the U.S., wanted to win a highly sought-after contract to provide oversight of infrastructure projects at the City of Phoenix’s airports – including major hub Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Hill was already a consultant for these Phoenix airports but wanted a competitive edge to ensure they didn’t lose such valuable business.


Molera Alvarez (MA) coached Hill on crafting a successful response to the City and introduced the Hill team to key decision-makers, including the mayor, city council members, and the staff overseeing transportation and infrastructure projects. We opened the right doors with the right people at the right time to make sure Hill’s strong track record and stellar service were well-known to decision-makers.


In 2013, Hill (and its joint venture partner) was awarded a five-year contract to provide program management staff support for capital improvement projects at the Sky Harbor, Deer Valley, and Phoenix Goodyear airports. Working with MA, Hill won this contract again in 2018, helping the City of Phoenix save time and money in building out more than $1 billion in transportation infrastructure, including improvements to airport terminals, Sky Train, airfields, parking, and facilities.

“Molera Alvarez has been a valuable partner to Hill for many years. We trust their recommendations and advice, and look forward to competing for—and winning—more work together.” – Mike Smith, Hill President, Americas

MA is proud to be a part of this team that is helping advance the state of Arizona’s economy for years to come.