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Helix announces plans for retail development in Goodyear

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Helix, an Arizona-based commercial real estate brokerage, management, investment services and development company, recently announced a development agreement with Hubbell Land, LLC, to develop the newly acquired and repositioned commercial property, Pebble Creek Plaza Retail Pads in Goodyear, Ariz. Located at Pebble Creek Parkway and Virginia Ave. in Goodyear, Pebble Creek Plaza Retail Pads includes… Read More →

Vintage Partners to redevelop ’50s era shopping center

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Vintage Partners, the Arizona-based commercial real estate development and investment company, announced its selection by Uptown Plaza Associates, LLC to lead the redevelopment of Uptown Plaza, the landmark 1950s era shopping center in central Phoenix on the NE corner of Central Avenue and Camelback Road.  Kicking off with a groundbreaking in September 2014 (exactly 59… Read More →

The Luhrs endures: Adaptive reuse, retail breathe life into iconic downtown building

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Nestled among the steel and glass high rises in downtown Phoenix, the Luhrs Building stands as a symbol of the iconic brick-and-mortar structures that once graced the inner city. As the City of Phoenix embraces the concept of adaptive reuse, the Luhrs Building, constructed in 1924 at a cost of $553,000, is part of this… Read More →

Chandler opens RFP for retail, entertainment

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The City of Chandler is looking for proposals to add mixed use development, including retail and entertainment to its downtown. The City has opened a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 4.6-acre property located on the southwest corner of Chandler Boulevard and Arizona Avenue commonly known as Sites 1-2-3. This property acts as the northern… Read More →

Sossaman Development plans to build retail project in Mesa

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Trenton McCullough and Shari A. Tucker-Gasser, Retail Investment Advisors in the Phoenix Sperry Van Ness office, represented the buyer, Sossaman Development LLC, in the $2,200,000 purchase of 4.95 acres of commercial land zoned LC, formerly known as C-2, in the City of Mesa. Located just north of Costco on the hard corner of Sossaman Road… Read More →

Culinary Dropout concept comes to Tempe this fall

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Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) and development partner, Brian Frakes, plan to open the first East Valley Culinary Dropout location in October 2014 on First Avenue and Farmer Avenue in Tempe, Ariz. Known for their innovative restaurant concepts, FRC is planning their largest project to date with this Culinary Dropout location at Farmer Arts District at… Read More →

Walmart announces new supercenter at Metrocenter Mall

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Today, Walmart announced plans to build a Supercenter at the iconic Metrocenter Mall, near I-17 and 35th Avenue, in northwest Phoenix. Work on the project is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2015 with the demolition of the former Broadway building, which has been vacant since 2006. Officials with Walmart, the City of Phoenix… Read More →

Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen to open in Chandler

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June 2, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Retail

Project Name: Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen Chandler Developer: John Stevenson General Contractor: True Performance Construction, Inc. Architect: Tomecak Design Location: 2100 S. Gilbert Rd., Chandler Size: 1,430 SF Value: $500,000 Estimated start and completion dates: Completion date: Approx. July 10 Project Description: Premium Quick-Service Restaurant with urban Asian-inspired design offering fresh, healthy, fast and… Read More →

Sprouts to open at Prescott Valley Crossroads

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Sprouts Farmers Market is scheduled to open at the Prescott Valley Crossroads power center on June 4. The 27,994 SF Phoenix-based specialty follows the October 2013 opening of Dick’s Sporting Goods’ 35KSF store. Other large retailers soon to join the successful center are a 23KSF TJ Maxx and a 10KSF ULTA Beauty store. Both stores… Read More →

De Rito Partners redeveloping retail center in Mesa

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De Rito Opportunity Investors, LLC, a company formed by De Rito Partners in Phoenix (Marty De Rito, Iver Bowden, Doug Himmelberger, Principals) has purchased the retail plaza and adjacent drive-thru in Mesa, Arizona, located at the southeast corner of Southern Avenue & Stapley Drive for $2,250,000. The 84,890 square-foot center, was owned by Brixmor GA… Read More →

Mesquite Grill & Lounge opens at Sagewood

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Sagewood, a senior living community featuring resort-like amenities and health care services, has opened Mesquite Grill & Lounge, a 100-seat restaurant with lounge and patio featuring intercontinental cuisine in a contemporary, casual design with a display kitchen. Three distinct dining experiences are offered at Mesquite Grill & Lounge: a relaxed, casual dining area featuring an… Read More →

New to Market: The Landing at Gateway

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The Landing at Gateway Developer: Streamline Construction and Development Corporation General Contractor: TBD Architect: Saemisch + Di Bella Architects Location: SEC of Power and Warner roads, Mesa, Ariz. Size: 520KSF Brokerage Firm: KW Commercial Value: $110M Estimated start and completion dates: May 2014 to December 2015 The Landing at Gateway is a development within a… Read More →

New to Market: Lolo’s Chicken & Waffles

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An iconic Valley restaurant has turned to a venerable area design build contractor to complete its new ground-up restaurant project in Scottsdale. LGE Design Build, the Valley’s premier design build contractor for the pas two decades, has been tabbed to build the new location for Lolo’s Chicken and Waffles, the soul food restaurant that has… Read More →

New to Market: Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale

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May 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Retail

Developer: YAM Holdings General Contractor: hardison/downey construction Architect: K/G Architects Location: Northsight Boulevard & Hayden Road, Scottsdale Size: 150KSF Value: WND Estimated start and completion dates: 5/2014 to 2/2015 Subcontractors: Dickens Quality Demo, Blount Contracting, Hersey Aerni & Associates, Native Resources, Apache Pipelines Project Description: Demolition of the old Jeep dealership and new construction of… Read More →