National Design-Builder Clayco Celebrates Groundbreaking of X Phoenix II, a New 26-story Residential High-rise in Phoenix’s Downtown Core

PHOENIX – July 11, 2022 – Today Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm, celebrated the groundbreaking of X Phoenix II, a new 26-story mixed-use residential high-rise located at 201 W. Van Buren in Phoenix’s downtown core. Designed by Clayco subsidiary Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC), this 632,442-square-foot project is owned and developed by Chicago-based developer, The X Company.

The new Clayco-built tower will be located adjacent to the recently completed X Phoenix, a 20-story, 330-unit concrete structure that features fully furnished units, a full-service members only club and approximately 35,000-square-feet of retail space. X Phoenix II will contain 352 apartment units and feature the following amenities:

“We are thrilled to continue to play a part in the revitalization of downtown Phoenix. Our partnership with Clayco was key to our success on the first phase of X Phoenix, and will continue to be on phase 2,” said Nate Shriver, director of development at the X Company.

Set to complete in summer 2024, Clayco and LJC are collaborating with Workshop/APD for interior design; Kimley-Horn for civil and landscape; PK Associates for structural engineering; and Blum Engineering for MEP.

“We are honored to continue working with The X Company to deliver another modern urban living option to working professionals in downtown Phoenix,” said Clayco executive Eric Jaegers. “The modern amenities of this facility combined with its co-living style offerings are truly one of a kind in the Phoenix market.”

About Clayco
Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering, and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $4.9 billion in revenue for 2021, Clayco specializes in the “art and science of building,” providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects. For more information, visit

About LJC
LJC is a full-service design and architecture firm committed to enhancing the quality of the human experience and to improving how design and architecture can impact each individual’s emotional being. By harnessing the power of integrated design, including architecture, workplace strategy, interior design, landscape architecture, urban planning and engineering, the company achieves its clients’ goals and aspirations. For more information, please visit