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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 →

Fixing the food desert problem in downtown Phoenix

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by in AZ Business Magazine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines a “food desert” as an area with little to no access to fresh, affordable and healthy food. The USDA has categorized several Phoenix locations as food deserts, one of those being downtown south of Roosevelt Street. There have long been efforts to remedy the problem of food accessibility and… Read More →

Arizona Center will get a $25 million makeover

Scheduled to break ground in early 2017, the project will take approximately nine months to complete.  (Rendering courtesy of Parallel Capital Partners and Angelo, Gordon & Co.)
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Arizona Center, Phoenix’s original downtown entertainment destination located at Third and Van Buren Streets, will undergo a significant transformation beginning early 2017. Acquired by Parallel Capital Partners and Angelo, Gordon & Co. in December 2015, the new Arizona Center will embark on a $25 million makeover in 2017. “The Arizona Center refresh will create a new model for… Read More →

Is Downtown Phoenix safe for ASU students?

Commercial Development - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

With dozens of high-rises and restaurants being added to Downtown Phoenix’s city sprawl, safety concerns among Arizona State University students living in the area are still high. The close proximity of local hospitals and news stations downtown made ASU’s Phoenix campus location ideal for journalism and health students alike when they began construction in 2006.… Read More →

Adaptive reuse project revitalizes Roosevelt Row Arts District

The Blocks at Roosevelt Row (Photo courtesy of Desert Viking)

A NEW DOWNTOWN PROJECT MERGES CHEF-DRIVEN DINING, ARTISAN RETAILERS AND WORKING ARTIST STUDIOS AND GALLERIES TOGETHER IN ONE COLLECTIVE SPACE ~The Blocks of Roosevelt Row Indulges Guests with a Place to Connect, Create and Collaborate~ Desert Viking Development is thrilled to announce a new project underway revitalizing a portion of the Downtown Phoenix’s beloved Roosevelt… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Integrate moving to Downtown Phoenix

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

Another one of the Valley’s most successful homegrown software companies is relocating its headquarters from Scottsdale to Downtown Phoenix.  Integrate, a leading developer of marketing software has leased the entire 19th floor Penthouse Level of 111 West Monroe, advancing a trend of both established technology companies and entrepreneurial start-ups leasing space in the building.  “Integrate… Read More →

JLL sells first Downtown Phoenix apartments of new cycle

Proxy 333 totals 69,335 square feet and 118 units at 333 E. McKinley St., between Third and Fourth Streets in Downtown Phoenix.
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Multi-Family | Newsmakers

The first urban apartment project to be constructed and traded in Downtown Phoenix’s post-recession real estate upswing has sold this week in a $21.8 million deal brokered by the Phoenix office of JLL. Named Proxy 333, the project totals 118 highly amenitized urban multifamily units located in the heart of downtown’s Evans-Churchill neighborhood. The Proxy 333… Read More →

Monroe Building debuts new urban form landscape design

Monroe Building
by in AZRE Magazine

The Monroe Building in Downtown Phoenix debuted a revitalized new landscape plan designed to enhance the walkability of the area in concert with a broader downtown initiative, known as the Downtown Phoenix Urban Form Project. The Monroe Building resides in the most walkable area of the Valley with a Walkscore of 96. The building’s latest… Read More →

New listing aims to bring new life to Grand Avenue Arts District

Aerial shot of the McKinley and Pierce assemblage of property along the Grand Avenue Arts District in Downtown Phoenix. (Photo courtesy of Real Living Success Reality)
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | New to Market

The former La Patisserie Bakery, located at 1317 W. McKinley Street in the middle of the blossoming Grand Avenue Arts District in Downtown Phoenix, is available for sale along with several other adjacent parcels. The property is a mixture of multifamily and commercial zoning properties totaling 1.19 acres for $2,125,000, which is the largest assemblage of available property along… Read More →

Watch Mayor Stanton shoot hoops tonight at tech fundraiser

123RF.com, Dave Broberg

DoubleDutch, the City of Phoenix and Downtown Phoenix, Inc. have teamed up to host the first-ever Valley Oop! three-on-three startup basketball tournament. Valley Oop! will bring together 24 teams – including one led by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton – from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 19 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Stanton and DoubleDutch CEO… Read More →

Galvanize signs lease at the Monroe Building

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Denver-based tech firm Galvanize is joining the growing family of technology entrepreneurs at The Monroe Building in downtown Phoenix. The Denver-based start-up offering training in software development and data science is bringing its educational programs to the Valley and was drawn to the creative environment at The Monroe Building. Galvanize joins other top tech businesses… Read More →

Blue Hound’s new head bartender serves summer line-up

Blue Hound

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in Downtown Phoenix has a new head bartender leading the charge, Noah Momyer. “It doesn’t take a lot of ingredients to make a killer drink, just proper measurements and technique,” says Noah. This emphasis on substance over flash defines Noah’s approach to cocktailing, a vision honed over his decade-long career… Read More →

Bitter & Twisted will serve tacos and more at this pop-up dinner

Bitter & Twisted

One of Downtown Phoenix’s hottest bars, Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour, is hosting a pop-up dinner, featuring the culinary delights of the bar’s Chef Bob Tam and the restaurant, Tacos Chiwas. On July 31, for $58.88 folks can enjoy an 8-course meal by Tam and the husband-and-wife team at Tacos Chiwas, Armando Hernandez and Nadia Holguin… Read More →

ViaWest buys downtown Phoenix industrial facility

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by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Phoenix-based ViaWest Group closed on its sixth industrial acquisition in the past eighteen months, further expanding its Southwestern U.S. focused industrial platform. ViaWest purchased an 89,423-square-foot industrial building for $5.76 million. The building is located directly across from Chase Field near the corner of 7th Street and Jackson Street centered in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The seller was… Read More →