Avondale (Central Az) Archives

Avondale recognized as 2017 Playful City USA Community

Avondale is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the 4th time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills. These communities are transforming ordinary places into playful spaces and using play as… Read More →

Experience outdoors at Tres Rios Nature Festival

hummingbird festival
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Put on a hat, slap on some sun screen and pack up the family to enjoy the great outdoors on the banks of the Tres Rios, at the 14th Annual Spring Tres Rios Nature Festival.   Nature lovers, visitors and families can look forward to another outstanding weekend long spring outdoor event at the Tres Rios… Read More →

Avondale OKs deal for Vitamin Shoppe distribution center

by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Vitamin Shoppe is locating its new West Coast distribution facility to Avondale, into an existing newly-built 187,000-square-foot building, in an agreement unanimously approved by the Avondale City Council. The Avondale City Council approved the deal on Jan. 17 for Vitamin Shoppe to move into the warehouse near Van Buren Street and 123rd Avenue. The Vitamin Shoppe’s… Read More →

CBRE completes sale of 2 Avondale apartments

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

CBRE completed the sale of Mirabella and 3800 Lux, two adjacent multifamily communities totaling 715 units. The two Class A communities are located at 3800 N. El Mirage Rd. in Avondale. The buyer was Priderock Capital Management and the seller, FPA Multifamily, was represented by Sean Cunningham, Tyler Anderson, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch with… Read More →

Denver developers announce plans for McDowell Medical Commons

McDowell Medical Commons
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Denver-based National Healthcare Realty and Development announced plans to build McDowell Medical Commons, a medical office building to be located at 10650 W. McDowell Rd. in Avondale. “This building will be strategically located in the health-tech corridor of Avondale,” says Rachael Thompson, senior associate of Colliers International in Greater Phoenix. The project will be located near Banner… Read More →

58-acres purchased in Avondale

by in AZRE Magazine

California-based investment firm, Virtua Partners, acquired 58-acres for $4,500,000 of undeveloped land at 99th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard in Avondale. The site is directly adjacent to a Costco location, one half mile north of Interstate 10 and one quarter mile west of Loop 101. The property will be developed by Quyp Development Services, an affiliate of Virtua. Current… Read More →

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

Copper State Rubber groundbreaking supports growth in Avondale

Copper State Rubber
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Copper State Rubber, the manufacturer of industrial, oilfield and mine hoses, broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot corporate facility on Monday. The forthcoming facility will accommodate the increasing amount of manufacturing businesses coming to the West Valley– a positive sign of continued business opportunities and job growth, Avondale city officials said. Construction on the $25-30 million… Read More →

Which Valley City is an All-America City Award finalist?

The National Civic League announced today that City of Avondale, Arizona is a finalist for the 2016 All-America City Award (AAC). The award, given to 10 communities each year, celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, counties, tribes and regions that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges. The finalists represent the… Read More →

New independent financial advisory firm opens in Arizona

After serving the community for more than five years as a partner with Strategy Financial Group, Andrew Rafal announced the opening of his new, independent, investment advisory firm, Bayntree Wealth Advisors. With a new tag line “You Dream. We Plan.” Rafal will continue serving his clients throughout Arizona and the United States by working to help them… Read More →

AZRE Source: Sept./Oct. planning & zoning update

will bruder

City of Avondale The City of Avondale has created a $2 million fund to aid commercial and residential real estate developers offset the city’s own impact fees. The package produces a $2 million pool that developers can use to offset that cost for roads, parks, infrastructure and public safety needed for new projects. City of… Read More →

WESTMARC seeks Best of the West nominees

WESTMARC is seeking nominees for its 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards, celebrating the best of Western Maricopa County, in partnership with Cox Communications, and with support from Gila River Indian Community, Republic Media, APS, CopperPoint Mutual Insurance, Arizona Cardinals, and Sub-Zero. The purpose of the Best of the West Awards program is to recognize… Read More →

Monster Paint FX relocates to Avondale

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | New to Market | Retail

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. negotiated a long-term lease for the relocation of Monster Paint FX to 1422 N. Eliseo C. Felix Jr. Way. The lease is for 13,230 square feet. Monster Paint FX, which previously was at 7115 N. 110th Ave. in Glendale, is a locally owned company that provides custom auto body… Read More →

Medical office condo in Avondale sells for $250/SF

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

GPE Commercial Advisors, one of the oldest privately owned commercial real estate firms in Arizona, secured the sale of a 2,800 SF medical office condo located at 10750 W. McDonald Rd., Ste. B210 in Avondale. The property sold for $700,000 ($250/SF), at an 8.2% CAP rate on current income. Rubystone, L.L.C. closed escrow with a… Read More →