Author Archives: Donna Hogan


Arizona readies for the healthcare real estate revolution

Phoenix Children's Hospital has joined the Arizona Care Network, an expanding integrated system intended to provide collaborative patient care. Above: PCH in Avondale, Ariz.

United States healthcare is on the brink of change. Soaring costs, advanced technology, a sudden influx of newly insured patients delivered by the Affordable Care Act, and, especially, new thinking about the optimum way to provide the best healthcare, make up the critical mass to power the transformation. As the delivery model evolves, so will… Read More →

Industrial Evolution: West Valley poised for land grab

Dick's Sporting Goods distribution warehouse, Goodyear

Dick’s Sporting Goods built a 720KSF distribution center in Goodyear to service its West Coast stores. A California-based investor erected a 400KSF spec shell in Surprise’s Southwest Railplex business park. Corporate giants, Macy’s, Amazon, Sub-Zero, Marshall’s/TJ Maxx, Southwest Products and WinCo have landed or expanded their vast West Valley industrial operations within the last two… Read More →

Headed for a boom, the West Valley is ready to go

The Loop 303 interchange is under construction. Photo courtesy of ADOT.

Clumps of curved freeway fragments balancing on massive pillars of concrete resemble a giant modern art sculpture greeting Interstate 10 travelers through the far West Valley of the Phoenix Metro. Later this year, those “art” segments will gel into a multi-level interchange linking the I-10 and the Loop 303, and launch the area’s burgeoning commercial… Read More →