DC Ranch Archives

La Casa Builders’ former president retires


Ron Steege, co-founder and past president of La Casa Builders Inc., has retired and sold his interest in the Scottsdale-based custom home builder to co-founder, Tim Larson. Steege, a resident of Scottsdale with wife, Jenn, was president of La Casa since its formation in 1991. While building some of the finest luxury homes in the… Read More →

The Living Room wine cafe and lounge expands into Tucson

Photo courtesy of The Living Room Facebook

The Living Room wine cafe and lounge has been drawing crowds since their openings in Chandler’s Downtown Ocotillo, and in Scottsdale at DC Ranch. The locally owned group is expanding into Tucson and set to open their innovative wine concept in beautiful La Encantada shopping center, mid-October. The Living Room’s success in Chandler and Scottsdale… Read More →

The Living Room wine cafe opens at DC Ranch

The Living Room at DC Ranch

The Living Room wine café and lounge has been drawing crowds in Chandler’s Downtown Ocotillo neighborhood since opening December 2009. The locally owned group is now expanding into north Scottsdale and set to open their innovative wine concept in the Market Street at DC Ranch. The Living Room’s mantra is to “love, laugh and lounge.”… Read More →

The Herb Box brings back summer supper club

Pork Meatball Bahn Mi

This summer, take a culinary adventure around the world without leaving the Valley during The Herb Box’s third annual Summer Supper Club Series. From July 8 to August 27, every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, The Herb Box at Southbridge and DC Ranch will serve a weekly changing, themed prix fixe menu of casual summer specials… Read More →

PavoReal Interiors Opens at Market Street at DC Ranch

PavoReal, WEB

PavoReal Interiors opens this month at Market Street at DC Ranch. PavoReal Interiors specializes in custom home furnishings, including antiques, fine rugs, gallery art, custom window treatments, accessories, upholstery and bedding. “Our ability to attract established, local businesses with sophisticated taste like PavoReal Interiors shows the incredible reputation Market Street at DC Ranch has built… Read More →

Amenzone Fitness Announces DC Ranch Location

by in Healthy Living | New You | Shape

Amenzone Fitness — the gym with workouts that revolve around large, recycled tires — will be opening its newest Arizona location in DC Ranch on January 18. The 3,220 square-foot facility will be located at 17060 N. Thompson Peak Parkway and is the first to feature a boxing ring. The DC Ranch franchise is owned… Read More →

Wolf Named to Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers 2013

Arizona Real Estate Trends Conference
by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Jeffrey H. Wolf, a DC Ranch resident, has been named to The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers 2013 by Who’s Who Legal. He is one of less than 400 attorneys worldwide selected for the honor. This is his third consecutive time… Read More →

Whitestone REIT Acquires Market Street at DC Ranch for $37.4M

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by in Brokerage | Business News | In The Spotlight

Whitestone REIT, a real estate company that owns, operates and re-develops community centered properties, announced Thursday that it purchased Market Street at DC Ranch® in Scottsdale for $37.4M, or $156 per square foot. Market Street primarily serves the DC Ranch neighborhood, one of Scottsdale’s signature master planned communities,  anchored by Safeway grocery, at the cross roads… Read More →

Scottsdale Builder Wins 4th straight Eliant Award

by in Business News | Real Estate

Eliant recently announced Rosewood Homes as winner of the 2013 “Homebuyers’ Choice Award” for providing the “Best Overall Purchase and Ownership Experience” in North America. Rosewood was also recognized again for having the highest “First Year Quality” rating. This is the first time a homebuilder has been honored in four consecutive years and Rosewood Homes… Read More →

At Market Street Kitchen, Chef Team Puts New Twists On Old Classics

Market Street Kitchen
by in Blogs

“James Beard winner” is a phrase every foodie loves to hear. We flock to places where these chefs have made their marks, and if they are teamed with other locally famous chefs, we are sold. Market Street Kitchen in DC Ranch boasts just such a setup. Executive Chef Robert McGrath, the winner of a James… Read More →

Luxury Real Estate Market Retrospective: 2001-2012


News archives must be bursting with stories examining real estate’s regional and national trends after one of the most dramatic events in U.S. real estate history. However, with the old adage in mind that all real estate is local, we wanted a clear retrospective of the market we serve without the sensationalism and consistently inconsistent… Read More →

DMB Associates Names Freericks President

DMB Associates
by in Business News

DMB executive Charley Freericks today was named President of DMB Associates, Inc. Freericks formerly served as a Senior Vice President and General Manager of DMB Commercial (DMBC). “As we enter a new phase of active development with the planned launch of Eastmark, at the former GM Proving Grounds, DMB is positioning its team for the… Read More →

Busy “Angel,” Stephen Schwanz, Impacts Scottsdale Youth

Stephen Schwanz
by in Connections

Busy “Angel,” Stephen Schwanz, Finds Time to Impact Scottsdale Youth It’s a little-known fact, but in 1995, Scottsdale got itself an angel. It was that year that DC Ranch’s own Stephen Y. Schwanz finished his term as president of the Executive Council for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix, which is now EC70, and… Read More →