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Hines leases high-profile downtown space to The Counter

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

Hines, the international real estate firm, recently leased 3,200 square feet to The Counter, which has located its trendy build-your-own burger joint with a full bar in Renaissance Square’s free-standing, high-profile retail building. The Counter opened recently in the courtyard of Renaissance Square’s twin 25 and 27-story buildings near office tenants and visitors, as well… Read More →

Custom burger restaurant opens in Downtown Phoenix

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The Counter® Custom Built Burgers, the premium build-your-own-burger restaurant, recently opened its first Arizona location in Phoenix. The new 3,000 square foot restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix at 50 North Central Avenue, on the corner of Adams & Central. With a spacious and modern design, The Counter® seats 112 inside and… Read More →

Pizza Studio Opens First Phoenix Location


Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant, Pizza Studio, will expand into Phoenix after signing a multi-unit development agreement for 20 new locations in the Phoenix area over the next five years. The first location will open in CityScape on March 10, 2014 at 11 W. Washington Street, Suite 120. “CityScape will be our flagship restaurant in downtown… Read More →