CityScape Archives

Creative tenants returning to downtown offices, according to JLL

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

When it comes to premium office space across the United States and Canada, creative firms are doing what they do best: driving change. JLL’s 2017 Skyline shows that creative’s boomerang to this coveted space and the eighth straight year of occupancy growth are contributing to record rents and a landlord-friendly market. In Phoenix, the 24/7 environment of… Read More →

Looking back (and forward) at $4.8 billion worth of Downtown Phoenix investment

Block 23 Downtown Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

Downtown Phoenix is where history meets the future. Over the last couple decades and especially in the last five years, a combination of factors, investments and new developments have aided in the revitalization of Downtown Phoenix and its continued resurgence into the future, which fosters a live-work-play environment unlike any other urban market in the Valley… Read More →

CityScape shutting down Central for Phoenix Comicon fun

CityScape Phoenix is closing Central Avenue and cooling things down for Phoenix Comicon fans this year from May 25 – May 28 with the H2Oasis featuring water rides and activities for all ages and the return of the highly anticipated “Quest Fest.” Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix just two blocks away from the… Read More →

Fry’s in Downtown Phoenix breaking ground in April

Block 23 Downtown Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Mixed-Use

Developers will finally break ground in Downtown Phoenix on the much anticipated Block 23 mixed-use development, which will house the area’s first grocery store. RED Development will break ground on Block 23, which is located at First and Washington Streets, on April 13. The project includes a Fry’s Food Stores, 200,000 square feet of creative office… Read More →

CityScape ‘For The Health Of It’ series helps you get fit

CityScape
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

For those who made “New Year, New You” their 2017 mantra and maybe have fallen off the wagon a bit, CityScape Phoenix is giving you a second chance to kick it into gear with the week-long “For The Health of It” series starting Feb. 27 through March 3. Right in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, CityScape will… Read More →

Trends redefine core assets in the Valley

CityScape
by in AZRE Magazine

While some criteria for classifying a building as a core asset a decade ago still remain, changing trends in the market and tenant demands are recalibrating the way we think about core assets in the Valley. Property value, land scarcity and an institutional component originally drove market demand for core assets. The same is true… Read More →

Stay and skate at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix is offering a ‘Stay & Skate’ package during the Holiday season as folks head to downtown Phoenix to enjoy CitySkate at CityScape Phoenix. From Nov. 26 to Jan. 7, folks can stay at the hotel starting from $144 a night with the “Stay & Skate” package after enjoying a day at the… Read More →

200,000 expected as CitySkate returns to CityScape

by in Experience AZ Magazine

For the seventh year in a row, close to 200,000 holiday revelers will descend upon CityScape Phoenix starting Nov. 25 to take part in the seven weeks of CitySkate, the Valley’s largest and most popular real outdoor ice rink, presented by APS. Central Avenue is transformed into an ice skater’s dream with a massive 36-foot… Read More →

CityScape announces fall free movie nights

CityScape
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Where can you fly over Central Ave. in Downtown Phoenix on a zip line, hang out with the crew from Ghostbusters and meet minions in real life all for free? That’s right, the fall series of City Lights Movie Nights at CityScape Phoenix returns in September! On the second Friday of every month, guests are encouraged to bring… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix food scene continues to grow

downtown Phoenix food

The food scene in downtown Phoenix has gone to the next level and is thriving, opening up new opportunities for businesses and for people who like adventure. According to dtphx.org, there has been a plan to help create 60 new restaurants and bars downtown since 2008. And their research shows that from 2007-2013, revenue has… Read More →

CBRE will market mixed-use Block 23 project

Block 23
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

CBRE will be marketing the three-story, 155,000 square-feet office portion of Block 23 at CityScape, the mixed-used project being developed by RED Development in downtown Phoenix. The property, located at the southeast corner of Washington and First Streets, is referred to as Block 23 because of its location in the original city plan. Jerry Roberts and… Read More →

CityScape will host Phoenix Comicon pre-party

Attention all comic-enthusiasts! This year’s journey to Comicon is beginning with the “Quest Fest” Pre-Party hosted by CityScape Phoenix. Just two blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center, CityScape will transform into a comic-lover’s dream with the “Quest Fest” 2016 Costume Contest, specials at select tenants, prizes and a screening of The Goonies. Also, during all… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix hosts outdoor movie series

CityScape

Grab your popcorn, and get lawn chairs, because CityScape Phoenix is hosting a free, yes you heard right, free summer movie series on the second Friday of every Month this summer. Starting on May 13, the free outdoor movie series will show family friendly classics from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. So, bring the whole… Read More →

Ballard Spahr marks milestone with diversity scholarship

Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard Spahr Diversity Scholarship—$25,000 for one year of tuition—will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year, and the recipient will be known as the Ballard… Read More →