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Hi-Health, Courtesy of Sperry Van Ness

Sperry Van Ness reports 4Q retail, office transactions


Mary Ridberg and Rommie Mojahed represented the seller, Jorde Hacienda Inc. in the $1,700,000 sale of a 152,460 SF PAD at Higley Village. Higley Village is located at the SEC of Higley Road and Queen Creek Road in Gilbert. The buyer was ARJ Properties LLC.

Trenton McCullough and Shari A. Tucker represented the buyer, Casa Mirage Properties, LLC in the $3,070,000 purchase of a 20,130 SF multi tenant retail building located at 13915 N. Dysart Road in El Mirage. The seller was El Mirage Partners, LLC and was represented by Cam Stanton and Andrew Fosberg of CBRE.



Baja Tacos leased 1,800 SF of restaurant retail space at Barkley Center, located at 1437 E. Main Street in Mesa. Beau Flahart represented the landlord.

Fix it Wireless, LLC dba Metro PCS leased 2,000 SF of retail space at Pecan Promenade, located at 9820 W. Lower Buckeye Road in Tolleson.  Beau Flahart represented the tenant and Brad Douglas of Cassidy Turley represented the landlord.

Mary Ridberg, Rommie Mojahed and Beau Flahart represented the landlord at Fiesta Crossing in the 5,116 SF lease to Living by the Word Church.   Fiesta Crossing is located at 1660 S. Alma School Road in Mesa.  Jody Dents of US Preferred Realty represented the tenant.

Kings Ranch Dental leased 3,000 SF of retail space at Apache Trail Plaza. Apache Trail is located at 3061 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. Beau Flahart represented the landlord.

Larry Charles leased 1,200 SF of retail space at Plaza 32, located at 2822 N. 32nd Street in Phoenix. Mary Ridberg and Carrick Sears represented the landlord.

Shari A. Tucker-Gasser and Trenton McCullough represented the landlord at Mountain Park Square, located at 4232 E. Chandler Blvd. in Ahwatukee, in the leasing of a 5,012 SF space to Hi Health.  The space was leased to the former Secreto’s restaurant.

Mary Ridberg and Rommie Mojahed represented Potato Barn to lease 22,252 SF of retail space at Scottsdale 101 Retail, located at the NWC of Mayo Blvd. and Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale.

Firehouse Subs opened their newest location at Watson Marketplace, located at 485 S. Watson Rd. in Buckeye. Mary Ridberg and Rommie Mojahed represented Firehouse Subs in the 2,300 SF, 120 month lease.

Mary Ridberg, Rommie Mojahed and Beau Flahart represented the landlord at Mesa Vista Plaza in the leasing of 1,155 SF of retail space to tenant Nguyen Nail Salon, who was represented by Scott Teerink of MEB Commercial Management Group, LLC.


Justin Horwitz and Nicole Ridberg represented the landlord at Ventura Gateway, located at 8687 E. Via De Ventura in Scottsdale, to lease 990 SF of office space to Developmental & Educational Psychological Services.  The tenant was represented by Gregg Sherman of Cassidy Turley.

Also new to Ventura Gateway, The Law Offices of David Baker.  Justin Horwitz and Nicole Ridberg represented the landlord and Colby Everett of Cassidy Turley represented the tenant.

Justin Horwitz represented Amer-X-Security in the leasing of 4,358 SF of office space at 15841 N. 77th Street in Scottsdale.  Mike Kane of Colliers represented the landlord in the transaction.

Portillos at Tempe Marketplace

Vestar Announces 240,000 SF of New Restaurants, Retailers

Vestar, a leading privately held real estate company in the western United States that acquires and manages retail and entertainment destinations that serve as community focal points, announces a vast amount of new retailers at many of its centers. Noteworthy achievements for Vestar include the signing of new tenants totaling more than 240,000 square feet at its shopping centers in Arizona.
“We are pleased that our leasing professionals have been able to increase value to our client’s assets through new leasing activity at our centers this year,” said Patrick McGinley, vice president of property management for Vestar.
Opening at Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, Arizona is the highly-anticipated Portillo’s. A Chicago-land favorite, the menu includes a variety of favorite food items including Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, burgers, sausages, salads and desserts. This unique dining option occupies 8,000 square-feet of space on the intersection of Rio Salado Parkway and McClintock Drive, less than a mile from the new Cubs Spring Training facility opening spring 2014. This is Portillo’s only second Valley location. Other new leasing activity at Tempe Marketplace include Q (5,978 sq. ft.), a trendy apparel, footwear and accessories store which opened in April and Spirit Halloween (10,000 sq. ft.), which opened the end of August.
A coup for Mesa Grand is the May opening of metro Phoenix’s first Conn’s HomePlus (33,948 sq. ft.) location. Conn’s offers appliances, electronics, furniture and mattresses, in addition to product repair and service at this Mesa, Arizona location.
Queen Creek Marketplace in Queen Creek, Arizona, signed three new tenants opening within the next few months including the Smashburger opening in August (2,200 sq. ft.). Joining them in September included Geno’s Giant Slice (1,773 sq. ft.) and Spirit Halloween (30,363 sq. ft.). Earlier in the year, popular vitamin and nutritional supplement store, GNC (1,350 sq. ft.), opened in March.
This summer additional East Valley new tenants included the opening of BabyTown (28,000 sq. ft.), the largest privately owned baby products store, at Crossroads Towne Center. Another large space, Potato Barn (28,428 sq. ft.), a unique home furnishings store, at Gilbert Gateway Towne Center, along with Zig Zag Clothing and Shoes (7,500 sq. ft.) also opened. Las Tiendas Village, located in Chandler, Arizona, added tenant Kid to Kid (3,600 sq. ft.), a high quality children’s resale shop to its roster of tenants.
Earlier this year, Desert Ridge Marketplace opened Nori Sushi (3,269 sq. ft.), an upscale-casual sushi and Asian cuisine restaurant. Additionally, joining the roster this September included AZ Federal Credit Union (1,815 sq. ft.) and McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon (6,500 sq. ft.), serving Irish-American dishes. Torrid (3,000 sq. ft.), featuring collections of trendy plus size clothing, will open this month.
In October, Happy Valley Towne Center will welcome new tenants Orangetheory Fitness (2,854 sq. ft.), featuring energizing group interval fitness workout sessions, and Bedmart (4,000 sq. ft.). Fresh Wasabi (1,380 sq. ft.), a fine Japanese cuisine and sushi bar restaurant, opened in August.
Rounding out the extensive list of signed tenants includes Lake Pleasant Towne Center’s tenant coming this month, Papa Murphy’s (1,515 sq. ft.), take and bake pizza. Also in September, Sundance Towne Center, in Buckeye, Arizona welcomed Connect Wireless (2,064 sq. ft.). Southern Arizona’s Oro Valley Marketplace in Oro Valley added Dollar Express (3,471 sq. ft.), which opened in March.