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How to capitalize on hot Phoenix apartment market

The apartment market in Downtown Phoenix is hot, really hot, and members of the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) are cautiously optimistic that the market will remain one of the hottest in the country for at least a couple more years. In a standing room only crowd of over 60 people, AMA hosted its second-ever Quarterly… Read More →

Check out progress of Arizona Center’s $25 million renovations

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Retail

The $25 million Arizona Center renovations have made some progress and we’ve got photos of the recently completed areas. Developers completed work on the lobby and tenant amenities floor of the One Arizona Center building at the Arizona Center. Click on the slideshow to view the photos in fullscreen   Provided photos The renovations at… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development

“‘No’ is a hard thing to say to people who need help,” Joe Keeper said. As director of real estate development at Native American Connections, Keeper advocates for affordable housing in Phoenix, and he said he is constantly turning people away who don’t fit the requirements but need assistance affording rent in Phoenix. Development in… Read More →

The Grand: Downtown Phoenix’s latest 24/7 coffee shop, bar

The Grand Central Coffee Company

Night owls in Downtown Phoenix will be pleased to hear that there’s a new local hangout spot that’s open all through the night to kick back at and have a few drinks. Open 24 hours a day, The Grand Central Coffee Company wears many hats as a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, live music venue and more.… Read More →

Construction commences on $50M renovation of Renaissance Square

Renaissance Square

Construction commenced today on phase one of a $50 million renovation of Renaissance Square, Downtown Phoenix’s iconic office towers at 2 and 40 N. Central Avenue. In a joint venture, Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., and Cypress Office Properties, LLC, purchased Renaissance square from Hines U.S. Core Office Fund, L.P last year for $151.25 million. The $10 million first… Read More →

Press Coffee Roasters opening two new locations

Press Coffee Roasters

Press Coffee Roasters is expanding in the Valley with two new locations expected to open in Downtown Phoenix and in Tempe this Spring. The roaster is opening a flagship store in Downtown Phoenix at Central Avenue and McDowell Road near the Phoenix Art Museum in May. The second upcoming location will open east of ASU’s… 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 →

Discovery Triangle Development Corporation names CEO

Valley Metro Light Rail
by in Az Business Leaders

The Discovery Triangle Development Corporation, a public/private partnership that works to bring more investment in the areas between Downtown Phoenix and Tempe along the light rail, names its new CEO to succeed the organization’s founder. Alisa Lyons of SLOAN LYONS Public Affairs will succeed Don Keuth as CEO. Keuth passed away earlier this year and was… Read More →

Civic Space Park to turn into glowing art canvas

Commercial Development - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

Civic Space Park will host a digital projection art piece. “Intersection,” for two-nights only from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 17 to 18 for Art Detour 29. “Intersection” will transform the A.E. England Building at Civic Space Park into a glowing canvas after dark, showing the work of local artist… Read More →

Cable One donates $100,000 for Hance Park Amphitheater

McDowell Mountain Musical Festival

Cable One Inc. provided a $100,000 donation to Hance Park Conservancy, whose mission it is to work with the City of Phoenix to activate and unite the community by promoting the creative use of public space and a vibrant arts and culture experience at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The funds will go… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival gears up for fifth year in Downtown Phoenix

McDowell Mountain Music Festival
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The 100 percent nonprofit, three-day music festival in Downtown Phoenix, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival, is gearing up for another weekend of charity and amazing music this Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5. View photos of last year’s McDowell Mountain Music Festival:   Photos by Mike Mertes, AZ BIG Media No stranger to this… 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 →

Hotel coming to First and Polk Streets in Downtown Phoenix

Hotel
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Hospitality

Development has started on a 210-room, 11-story Hampton Inn & Suites in Downtown Phoenix, near the ASU Downtown Campus, according to an announcement from Mortenson. The hotel is expected to be completed in the summer of 2018, and is located at the intersection of First and Polk Streets. PK Architects and Design Force are the… Read More →

Artlink redesigns First Friday free trolley routes

Artlink
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Getting around to see all of the destinations in Downtown Phoenix during First Friday is a mighty task. Artlink Inc. is making it easier for First Friday attendees by redesigning the paths taken by the free trolleys circling Downtown Phoenix into three new routes. The routes will lead to Grand Avenue, Roosevelt Row/Central Arts and Warehouse… Read More →