Tag Archives: July-August 2008

922 Apache, AZRE July/August 2008

Education: 922 Apache


Developer: Campus Acquisitions
General contractor: Nelson Cos.
Architect: Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
Location: 922 E. Apache, Tempe
Size: 275,000 SF on 1.52 acres

The $35 million, 10-story mid-rise features 132 fully furnished units. The student-housing project includes 153,000 SF of residential space with the remainder comprising parking, a large common area and 5,000 SF of retail. Construction began May 2008 and is expected to finish August 2009.

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Stonegate, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Stonegate


Developer: Interra Development
General contractor: TBD
Architect: Kurt D. Reed Associates
Location: Casa Grande Hwy. NW of Porter Road, Maricopa
Size: 500,000 SF on 54 acres

Stonegate is an $80 million, 54-acre power retail center with 500,000 SF of retail space. There will be two major anchors with more than 100,000 SF for each retail building, with several in-line majors ranging form 40,000 SF to 15,000 SF. There will also be several shop buildings and multiple retail and restaurant pads. Construction is slated to start in July 2009.

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Audio Visual Center, AZRE July/August 2008

Industrial: Audio Visual Center


Developer: LGE Design Build
General contractor: LGE Design Build
Architect: Cawley Architects
Location: 92nd St. & Bahia Road, Scottsdale
Size: 66,000 SF on 6.8 acres

The $9.5 million, office/warehouse facility is being built for American Audio Visual. Construction will begin in October, with completion scheduled for August 2009. Broker: Lee & Associates

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Estrella Mountain Village, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Estrella Mountain Village


Developer: Diversified Partners
General contractor: TBD
Architect: RKAA
Location: SWC 51st Ave. & Baseline Road, Phoenix
Size: 16 acres

The power center will be anchored by LA Fitness Construction is scheduled to begin 3Q08, with an estimated completion date of 2Q09. Broker: Diversified Partners.

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Ritz-Carlton, AZRE July/August 2008

Hospitality: The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley


Developer: Five Star Development Group
General contractor: Summit Builders
Architect: HKS Hill Glazier Studio and Peterson Architecture & Associates
Location: Scottsdale Road between Lincoln Drive & Indian Bend Road, Paradise Valley
Size: 110 acres

The $1.5 billion development includes a 225-room Ritz-Carlton hotel, surrounded by a residential community of single-family homes. The Ritz-Carlton project takes up 110 acres of a 123-acre site. An adjoining mixed-use component is still in the planning stages along the Scottsdale portion of the site. The project breaks ground summer 2008, with completion expected for fall 2010. Subcontractors so far include Burton Landscape Architecture, Civtech, Creative Design in Lighting, Fleet Fisher Engineering and Ten Eyck Landscape Architecture. Broker: S&P Destination Properties

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Camelback Crossing, AZRE July/August 2008

Mixed-Use: Camelback Crossing


Developer: CenterCore Development Group
General contractor: TBD
Architect: Robert Kubicek Architects
Location: NEC 19th Ave. & Camelback Road, Phoenix
Size: 15,000 SF
Broker: Phoenix Commercial Advisors

Camelback Crossing is a $6 million redevelopment project occurring along the light rail. Construction will begin 3Q08, and has a December completion date for this year.

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Marana Spectrum, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Marana Spectrum


Developer: Barclay Group/Kimco Realty
General contractor: TBD
Architect: KDRA/HTH
Location: SEC I-10 & Camino de Manana/Linda Vista Blvd., Marana
Size: 1.49 MSF on 213 acres

Marana Spectrum consists of retail, restaurant, and entertainment/theater, with an additional 50,000 SF to 70,000 SF of possible mixed-uses. The $100 million power center is expected to have roughly 100 stores, and includes at least three anchors of more that 100,000 SF each. The retail project is scheduled to begin construction April 2009, with an October 2010 opening.

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Campus Suites, AZRE July/August 2008

Education: Campus Suites On The Rail


Developer: Campus Suites
General contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Architect: L.R. Niemiec Architects
Location: 1900 E. Apache Dr., Tempe
Size: 730,000 SF on 7.5 acres

Campus Suites on the rail is a 5-story student apartment development featuring 299 student residential units and 946 bedrooms. Other components of the $50 million project include a 10,000 SF clubhouse and 14,000 SF of ground floor retail. Construction began March 2008, and will finish May 2009. Subcontractors include Phoenix General Contracting and InfiniSys Inc. for electrical work.

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Riggs Gateway, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Riggs Gateway


Developer: Diversified Partners
General contractor: TBD
Architect: Kurt D. Reed Associates
Location: NEC Arizona Ave. & Riggs Road, Chandler
Size: 254,000 SF on 34 acres

The $50 Million center will have 254,000 SF of retail space with an anchor store with more than 100,000 SF. There will be one additional major box of 28,000 SF, and two minor retailers with 10,000 SF of retail space each. The rest of the site will feature five shops and two restaurant pads. Riggs Gateway is slated to begin construction is September or October of this year, with an estimated completion date of July 2009. Broker: Diversified Partners

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Gateway Hilton Garden Inn, AZRE July/August 2008

Hospitality: Gateway Hilton Garden Inn


Developer: Windsor Hotels
General contractor: Summit Builders
Architect: Orcutt|Winslow
Location: 3838 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix
Size: 121,000 SF

The $15.5 million, design-build project is a conversion of an existing office building to a 10-story, 192-room Gateway Hilton Garden Inn. The facility will undergo complete interior demolition back to the structure and removal of exterior skin. The project has been registered for LEED certification. Construction began 2Q08, and is slated to finish 4Q08. Subcontractors include Blaze Consulting, IDRA, Arizona Ram Jack, Noble Steel, C.D.S. Framing, Olympic West Fire Protection, JBS Plumbing, Mechanical Solutions and Middleton Electric.

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Southwest Valley Commerce Center, AZRE July/August 2008

Industrial: Southwest Valley Commerce Center


Developer: Panattoni Development Co.
General contractor: Nitti Brothers
Architect: Ware Malcomb
Location: Buckeye Road & 83rd Ave., Phoenix
Size: 241,325 SF on 17.28 acres

The $25 million, industrial project consists of two large buildings, which being built for small to mid-size bay warehouse/distribution space. Panattoni broke ground on the project April 2008 for a January 2009 completion. Broker: Grubb & Ellis

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Lake Pleasant Crossing, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Lake Pleasant Crossing


Developer: Cypress Equities
General contractor: AR Mays
Architect: Kurt D. Reed Associates
Location: NEC Happy Valley & Lake Pleasant roads, Peoria
Size: 425,000 SF

Construction began on the retail center 1Q08. Lake Pleasant Crossing will be anchored by Lowe’s with major and junior pads and shop space available. Completion of Phase I is scheduled for 4Q08, with Phase II following with an estimated completion of 4Q10. Broker: Staubach Retail

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Advantage Business Park, AZRE July/August 2008

Mixed-Use: Advantage Business Park


Developer: Phone Jockey Land Partners #1 LLC
General contractor: TBD
Architect: PH Architecture
Location: SEC Alma School & Pecos roads, Chandler
Size: 131,000 SF

The $25 million project consists of three, single-story retail buildings totaling 30,000 SF, and on 3-story office building at 101,000 SF. Construction is scheduled to begin 4Q08, with an estimated completion date of 2Q09. Brokers: Retail – Grubb & Ellis; Office – Cushman & Wakefield

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Surprise Farms, AZRE July/August 2008

Retail: Surprise Farms


Developer: Diversified Partners
General contractor: Haydon
Architect: RKAA
Location: SWC Loop 303 & Bell Road, Surprise
Size: 26 acres

The first phase of the LA Fitness-anchored retail power center is scheduled to begin 3Q08. Estimated completion date is 2Q09. Brokers Strategic and Diversified Partners


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