February 1, 2013


RED AWARDS 2013: Best Retail Project

On Feb. 27, AZRE hosted the 8th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2012 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and more than 100 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in Arizona. To view all 2013 RED Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions, go here >

Best Retail Project

Shops at Town & Country

Shops-at-Town-CountryDeveloper: RED Development

Contractor: Chasse Building Team

Architect: Butler Design Group

Size: 55,000 SF New; 325,000 SF Total

Location: 20th St. & Camelback, Phoenix

Completed: October 2012

Well-known to the city of Phoenix, and food and retail explorers, the historic food and shops at Town & Country is revitalizing its already beloved landmark. An open-air shopping experience which boasts a loyal customer base offers a unique collection of national, regional, local shops, restaurants and services. Town & Country also hosts a schedule of community-based events. Town & Country, over the past 18 months has begun a venture in its redevelopment. The plans aim to build upon what consumers find special about the establishment and add new names to the already existing well-loved restaurants and shops. The team added 20,000 SF of new retail including Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Café Rio and a 35,000 SF Nordstrom Rack. The Retail space at Town & Country is 100% leased and new retail is constantly being added. Great location, great neighbors and great demographics contribute to the success of The Shops at Town & Country and plans to enhance the restaurant and retail mix are constantly being made.

Video by Cory Bergquist

Honorable Mention

Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles

LoLosDeveloper: LGE Design Build

Contractor: LGE Design Build

Architect: Cawley Architects

Size: 4,240 SF

Location: 10 W. Yuma St., Phoenix

Completed: October 2012

RED Awards 2013 Winners & Finalists

AZRE Magazine March/April 2013