CityCenter of CityNorth will welcome Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar to High Street in 2014. The recently signed contract represents more than 14,500 SF on the ground level of the property. An additional 25,000+ SF of space has also been signed with the expansion of existing tenants and three other new contracts. CityCenter of CityNorth is building on the recent lease activity with targeted property renovations – including a new parking garage – to help accommodate the more than 200 anticipated new hires.
“We are delighted to welcome Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar as well as office tenants that complement our existing mix and provide even more reasons to enjoy High Street,” said Leslie Himley, vice president of marketing for CityCenter of CityNorth. “These additions coupled with our planned property enhancements will be warmly welcomed by existing tenants, our residents, North Valley tourists and the surrounding community.”
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill
As the third location in Arizona, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill at CityNorth will be a full-service bar with a seating capacity for more than 300 guests. The 14,500 SF venue will feature live country music, country dancing and dancing whiskey girls.
The venue will feature local, regional and national up-and-coming artists. Its corporate team anticipates a late spring to early summer 2014 opening creating between 125 to 175 full and part-time jobs.
“We’re ecstatic to bring the next Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill to CityNorth,” said Frank Capri President and CEO for Boomtown Entertainment / Owner-Operators of TK ILTB&G. “The CityNorth concept and vision has always been in our sights and we are excited to partner with the CityNorth management team as their vision and ours are in step to help grow North Phoenix. Arizona is where our company started, it’s full of Country music fans and the CityNorth location is the perfect next piece of the puzzle for our strategic roll-out in Arizona.”
Orthodontist Dr. C. Chris Murphy is relocating his Scottsdale practice to an approximately 3,600 SF space on High Street. It will be his third location in the Valley.
On September 3, Desert Ridge Pediatric Dentistry and Desert Ridge Prosthodontics opened offices on High Street. Combined the practices represent 10,000 SF. Earlier this month Mojo Yogurt reopened in an 850 SF space.
A large technology company has also just signed a 7,500 SF lease for its first location in the state. More information to come on this tenant November 5.
EXPANSIONS, RENEWALS, RENOVATIONS
CityCenter of CityNorth will undergo a series of targeted renovations and enhancements to support the growth of the development. A second parking garage containing 224 spaces will be built to better serve tenants and guests on the east side of the property. The garage will be adjacent to, and south of building eight. Additional planned improvements include new building and monument signage, improved lighting and landscaping.
Stealth Software’s new global headquarters is a nearly 4,000 SF space on the second floor of the 5450 East High Street Building. The software development company recently announced it will create 200 new tech jobs in Arizona.
Kennedy Partners moved into a 3,800 SF office space on High Street in 2012 and is undergoing a 2,700 SF expansion to give them a total of 6,500 SF.
Guttilla Murphy Anderson, P.C
Guttilla Murphy Anderson, P.C. an AV rated law firm based in Phoenix recently signed a lease renewal on its 6,000 SF office.