Industrial Archives

113,880 SF industrial showroom project to break ground in May in Deer Valley

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The 17/Union Hills Business Center, a two-building, 113,880 SF industrial and showroom project is expected to break ground May 2014 at 2350-2400 West Union Hills Drive in Phoenix. The multi-tenant project consisting of 61,320 SF and 52,560 SF buildings will feature 24’ clear height, dock and grade level loading, ESFR fire protection and fenced truck… Read More →

Groundbreaking Arrives for Phase I of Airport I-10 Business Park

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Groundbreaking day has arrived for the first phase of Airport I-10—a Wentworth Property Company/Clarion Partners Class-A industrial project being leased by the Phoenix office of JLL that, at completion, will represent one of the largest Sky Harbor Airport-area speculative industrial developments in Phoenix history. Located at the northwest corner of 24th Street and Rio Salado,… Read More →

New to Market: Quail Run Building Material

Quail Run, WEB
January 31, 2014 by in Industrial | New to Market

When Douglas Stroh, principal of Stroh Architecture, was awarded the job to design a new manufacturing facility for Quail Run Building Materials in the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s Santa Cruz Commerce Center, he knew he had unique opportunity. Quail Run, which has outgrown its current Phoenix location and is now owned by Ak-Chin, manufactures cold-formed steel… Read More →

New to Market: January, February 2014


1  |  Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Developer: Western Maricopa Education Center General contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Architect: DLR Group Location: 1617 W. Williams Dr., Phoenix Size: 84,000 SF remodeled, 40,000 SF constructed Value: $18M Start/Completion: October 2013 to July 2014 The West-MEC Northeast Campus is one of four planned projects for the career and… Read More →

New to Market: November, December 2013

Sierra Vista Hospital

1  |  Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Replacement Hospital Developer: Regional Care Hospital Partners General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Architect: Gould Turner Group Architects Location: State Route 90 and Colonia De Salud, Sierra Vista Size: 175,000 SF JE Dunn was recently awarded the $55M Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Replacement Hospital project. The 175,000 SF,… Read More →

Chandler-Based Solar Company Wins Bid for Gatorade Bottling Facility

Pictured above from left to right: Tony Grinstead, Maintenance and Engineering Senior Resource, Pepsi Beverage Company; Tom Schaefer, Director of Resource Conservation, Pepsi Beverage Company; Curt Hilliker, VP Commercial Division, Sun Valley Solar Solutions; Jeff Rutkowski, Maintenance and Engineering Senior Manager, Pepsi Beverage Company.

Sun Valley Solar Solutions has been awarded a 1.7MW solar PV project for the Gatorade bottling and packaging facility in Tolleson, Arizona. The project attracted interest from six leading solar energy companies from across the U.S. Chandler-based Sun Valley Solar Solutions assembled the winning bid that includes all engineering, procurement, and installation services. “We really wanted to find a… Read More →

Collaboration Leads to 267-Acre Goodyear AirPark Industrial Site

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Lincoln Property Company and industrial specialists in the Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) have collaborated to attract corporate design/build projects to a major new, multi-employer business park named Goodyear AirPark in Goodyear, Ariz. The announcement comes on the heels of a joint venture formed between LPC and property owner Carefree Partners Investments. LPC will… Read More →

CPI Sells Two Industrial Properties in Phoenix

3510 E. Atlanta Ave.
October 1, 2013 by in Industrial

Commercial Properties Incorporated (CPI) proudly announces the sale of two industrial buildings located in Phoenix. Jeff Hays and Chad Neppl of CPI’s Industrial Team with Tom Snider of Cassidy Turley in San Jose represented the seller, Hadco Corporation for 3510 E Atlanta Avenue property. Hadco Corp, is a technology firm owned by San Mina-SCI Corporation… Read More →

Turner Real Estate Breaks Ground on Eight Buildings in Phoenix

September 24, 2013 by in Construction | Industrial

Turner Real Estate Investments of Newport, CA, broke ground this week on eight free-standing, speculative industrial buildings in Phoenix, Arizona. The buildings will be move-in ready with finished office and warehouse space beginning in the first quarter of 2014.  They will range in size from +/-11,000 square feet up to +/-20,000 square feet, and each… Read More →

Smaller Users, Active Investors Lead to $12.6M Sale

September 16, 2013 by in Industrial

Citing continued strong investor interest and robust leasing activity among smaller users, the Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has completed the $12.6 million sale of Bullard Goodyear Commerce Center, a six-building, 182,496-square-foot flex industrial property in Goodyear, Ariz. Jones Lang LaSalle Associate Riley Gilbert, along with Jones Lang LaSalle Managing Directors Anthony J. Lydon and Marc Hertzberg, managed the… Read More →

JLL Completes Deer Valley Land Purchase; Announces Plans For 169,000 SF Industrial Project


  The Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle completed a 9.4-acre land purchase for The MACK Company. The buyer will soon kick off construction at the site for the development of MACK Pinnacle, a new 169,000 SF, Class A industrial development. Located just west of the SWC of Pinnacle Peak Road and 7th St. in… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust Acquires One Of Valley's Largest Vacant Warehouses, 73 Acres Of Land

Estrella Logistics Center

  Liberty Property Trust finalized two acquisitions in the past few days, purchasing a nearly completed 593,600 SF warehouse — Estrella Logistics Center; and in a separate deal, bought 73 acres of land at Buckeye Logistics Center West. Both are in the highly desirable Southwest Phoenix Industrial submarket. “The Southwest Phoenix industrial submarket is poised… Read More →

Wentworth Property and Clarion Partners Planning To Build 900,000 SF Industrial Park In Phoenix

Aerial view of site of new industrial park.

  A venture formed by Wentworth Property Co. in Phoenix (principals James Wentworth Sr. and James Wentworth Jr.) and Clarion Partners in New York is planning a $60M, 900,000 SF Class A industrial park consisting of rear-load and cross-dock buildings ranging from 140,000 SF to 280,000 SF. The venture recently acquired a 59.48-acre parcel for… Read More →

WinCo Foods Chooses West Phoenix For Southwest Distribution Headquarters


  Grocer WinCo Foods announced it will open an 800,000 SF distribution center in west Phoenix. The new facility, expected to be completed in about a year, will create up to 200 jobs in its first phase. “We are very excited about the development of our Phoenix Distribution Center,” said Michael Read, WinCo Foods’ Vice… Read More →

Ryan Companies US To Build 126,000 SF Manufacturing, Industrial Building In Chandler


  A 126,000 SF industrial building designed for manufacturing and warehousing operations, known as EastGroup @ Chandler Freeways, is set for completion in 4Q 2013 adjacent to the 202 Freeway. Ryan Companies US, Inc. has been selected as general contractor for the project. “We continue to invest in Arizona as one of our five core… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust Transforms Sky Harbor Center In Phoenix


  Liberty Property Trust this week announced the grand reopening and rebranding of 2626 S. 7th St., now known as Liberty Sky Harbor Center in Phoenix. Since acquiring what was a run-down, obsolete warehouse last September, the company has completed a redevelopment of the property and its transformation into a state-of-the-art cross-dock distribution center. “The… Read More →

Conn Appliances Signs 10-year, 277,649 SF Lease at Coldwater Depot Logistics Center


    Conn Appliances signed a 10-year lease for 277,649 SF at Trammell Crow Company’s Phase I of the Coldwater Depot Logistics Center in Avondale. Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate developers and investors, and Clarion Partners, a real estate investment manager, announced the deal today. “We are pleased to… Read More →

Industrial and Manufacturing in Metro Phoenix Metro: Signs of Optimism

Able Engineering in Mesa

  By David Bradley, Vice President, D.L. Withers Construction Guarded optimism is perhaps the best description. Viewed collectively over the past 12 months, we have seen signs of improvement in certain market sectors in Metro Phoenix. Some examples from our current projects include private sector improvement in the Valley with the development of “big box”… Read More →

450,000 SF Warehouse/Flex Building Fastracked by Buckeye Town Council


  The Town of Buckeye has given its approval for Sun State Builders to build a 450,000 SF industrial building at the intersection of Apache and Yuma roads. Buckeye prides itself with its new approach to speeding the building process with an “open for business” attitude designed to give developers surety in their decision process.… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust to Begin Redevelopment of Newly Acquired Industrial Building


  Liberty Property Trust announced it will begin redevelopment and renovation of a newly acquired industrial building at 2626 S. 7th St. in Phoenix. The property is located within minutes of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and the company has rebranded the property, which it purchased in September, “Liberty Sky Harbor Center.” Work will begin… Read More →

LGE Design Build Breaks Ground on $4M Industrial Building


LGE Design Build broke ground on a new, build-to-suit industrial facility for Phoenix Pumps at 5100 S. 36th St., Phoenix. The approximately $4M, 2-story, 41,147 SF building will include more than 11,000 SF of office space. Phoenix Pumps offers specialized products for the industrial, mining and construction industries with pumps, filtration and flow-meters among the… Read More →

Mostly Positive Indicators Show Strong Phoenix Industrial Market


  The Phoenix industrial market continues its convincing march toward recovery by reaching several important milestones. As a more resilient sector during the recession, the industrial market was not plagued with as much bad debt and CMBS loan defaults as others sectors. Industry experts concluded that the industrial sector would recover faster as favorable economic… Read More →

Walmart Expands Solar Initiative in Arizona


Walmart today launched an expansion of its solar initiative in Arizona at its Buckeye distribution center near Phoenix. The distribution center will feature Walmart’s largest solar installation to date with more than 14,000 solar panels on a 1 MSF building and parking canopies that will produce up to 30% of the center’s energy needs. The… Read More →

Jones Lang LaSalle Completes Land Sale For 600K SF Spec Industrial Building


The Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle has completed a 38-acre land sale in Phoenix’s Southwest Valley that, by early 2013, will be home to approximately 600,000 SF of speculative, state-of-the-art industrial space. Managing Directors Anthony J. Lydon, SIOR, and Marc Hertzberg, SIOR, of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the property buyer, Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc.… Read More →