OdySea Aquarium Archives

50 places you can go to cool off in Arizona

With the first day of summer upon us and with record-setting temperatures in the forecast, we all could use some advice to cool off in Arizona when the heat becomes too much. We can tell ourselves it’s a dry heat all we want. Sooner or later, every Arizona resident will need some relief from the… Read More →

OdySea Aquarium adds Sketching the Seas attraction

The new OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale continues to introduce exciting experiences that enhance the guest’s aquatic journey.  The newest program is called “Sketching the Seas,” which brings art to life where children and adults can design a sea creature, scan it, and then watch it swim on a giant digital aquarium. “This new interactive experience… Read More →

Mermaid Magic returns to the OdySea Aquarium

Mermaids at OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium celebrates Mermaid Magic with activities revolving around one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mythical creatures — mermaids!  Guests can watch real live mermaids swim with the sharks and rays, and even meet these majestic beauties from May 27 through June 4th. Activities during this time include: Mermaids in the water at SeaTREK’s Stingray Bay Guests will… Read More →

Celebrate Ranking Arizona at Best of the Best Bash

Ranking Arizona at OdySea Aquarium

The 20th Anniversary Edition of Ranking Arizona is finally out. As companies celebrate their hard-earned rankings, Ranking Arizona is recognizing the companies that the community voted for as favorites to do business with with at its annual party. The Ranking Arizona Best of the Best Bash recognizes every-single amazing business featured in the annual publication. Join… Read More →

2017 RED Awards: And the winner is…

2017 RED Awards
by in AZRE Magazine

This year at the 12th annual Real Estate and Development (RED) Awards, AZRE recognized the top commercial real estate projects completed in 2016 along with the companies and people who made each one possible. Each year, AZRE receives hundreds of project nominations to be considered for a RED Award. Ultimately, three finalists projects are selected for each… Read More →

Developing on tribal land: benefits and challenges developers face

Tribal lands
by in AZRE Magazine

Recently, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has been garnering a lot of development buzz.   While developing on tribal lands can be a complex process, developers are taking on the challenges in order to take advantage of other perks associated with building on tribal lands like various tax benefits. New projects in the Talking… Read More →

Building the best: list and map of 2017 RED Awards finalists

2017 RED Awards
by in AZRE Magazine

It’s award season and for AZRE that means it’s again time to recognize the biggest, best and most notable commercial real estate projects completed in 2016 along with the people who made them happen. This year for the 12th annual Real Estate and Development awards, more nomination forms were submitted than ever before, which is… Read More →

OdySea Aquarium opens

Tribal Lands
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Planned as one of Arizona’s premier attractions, the OdySea Aquarium opened in Scottsdale on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Located at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, it is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The two-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and can accommodate over 10,000… Read More →

OdySea Aquarium hits construction milestone

OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium remains on track for a summer grand opening, a “topping out” recently took place. This new construction milestone marks the conclusion of steelwork to the top of the facility which included installation of 2 million pounds of steel and 1,198 beams for the 200,000-square-foot, three-story facility. “This is truly an engineering marvel and… Read More →

The Shops at OdySea in the Desert breaks ground

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Retail

75,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space is now available for lease at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale, Arizona. OdySea in the Desert is a 35-acre, multi-million-dollar entertainment complex located at the 101 Freeway and Via de Ventura.  The landmark development is already home to Butterfly Wonderland, OdySea Mirror Maze and minutes from… Read More →