Photo: Conceptual images only, not a rendering/ The Monroe Building
The Monroe Building leases 100% of retail space
Downtown Phoenix’s Monroe building—111 W. Monroe Street—is now 100% leased with an all local mix of street-level retail and restaurants. The ownership team at 111 W. Monroe, in concert with retail real estate brokerage team Courtney Auther Van Loo and Brian Kocour at Cushman & Wakefield carefully curated a dynamic mix of retail, creating an urban, amenity-rich locale at the southwest corner of 1st Ave. and Monroe. The retail spaces not only provide a great addition to the downtown retail and restaurant scene, but also are an attractive amenity for companies relocating to the building.
The retail spaces include:
- Mornin’ Moonshine, named after DJ Fernandes’ specialty Japanese cold-brew coffee, which is the star of the small, 400-square-foot coffee shop, along with espresso drinks and baked goods from local vendors.; www.morninmoonshine.com.
- Esoteric Audio, the ultimate resource for audiophiles and music lovers seeking honest advice and the finest equipment available; www.esotericaudioaz.com.
- Hidden Track Bottle Shop, inspired by numerous encounters with friends and strangers over a glass of wine, and conversations that asked “Where did you find this wine?” Hidden Track offers unique and interesting wines, a wine club, and tasting events; www.hiddentrackbottleshop.com.
- Black Cat Vintage, the place for exceptionally restored vintage clothing and accessories; www.blackcatvintage.com.
- Club Pilates, with a wide variety Pilates classes for every level, state of the art equipment, and the best value in Pilates; www.clubpilates.com.
- Downtown Phoenix Dental Boutique, quality and convenient dental treatment in a state-of-the-art facility; www.downtownphoenixdental.com.
- Z’s Pizza & Tap Room, In addition to serving a menu of pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, and salads, the restaurant now offers self-pour taps, from which customers can help themselves to a selection of 16 craft beers and ciders and four types of wine; www.zpizza.com.
For employees working in the building, these destinations make it easy to grab a morning coffee, a nice lunch, a bottle of wine to bring home, or places to shop at during the day.
The 19-story 111 W. Monroe building has become known as Downtown Phoenix’s hottest technology hub, with companies such as Uber and Gainsight leasing space. It is easily accessible with direct access to light rail and Downtown parking, and is within minutes from the Arizona Center, US Airways Center and Chase Field. It is located just north of Orpheum Lofts. New renovations include façade upgrades and mid-century modern renovations (brass-lined terrazzo floors, fluted ceilings and custom furniture.