ASU’s Growing Polytechnic Campus Breaks Ground on Latest Tech Building

he new $185 million Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 12 (ISTB12) project recently broke ground at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The ISTB12 building, designed by SmithGroup and being constructed by McCarthy Building Companies, is a major expansion of ASU’s growing Polytechnic campus in and moves forward the university’s … [More]

Graycor Hires Brianna Nessler as Business Development Lead, Southwest Division

Joins regional executive leadership team to drive Graycor opportunities in key growth markets

Leading general contractor Graycor Construction Company has hired Brianna Nessler to lead its business development efforts in the Southwest. Based out of the company’s Phoenix office, Nessler plays a critical role in Graycor’s growth strategy, with a focus on key growth sectors including the advanced manufacturing, retail and medical spaces. As Business Development Manager, … [More]

Community That Boasts Some of the Most Sustainable Features in the Multifamily Industry Opens in Mesa

The completion of one of the most energy efficient multifamily projects in the state was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony recently. ECO MESA apartments transformed a small, infill parcel of land in Downtown Mesa into a community that boasts some of the most sustainable features in the industry. ECO MESA was developed by Habitat Metro and Willmeng Construction was … [More]

Silicon Desert: Lab of the Future

Facilitating growth of a new ‘science village’

by Jay Silverberg and Benjamin Ayers

Arizona is an attractive market for life sciences companies. With economic incentives, lower cost of living, and opportunity to connect with major health and education systems, there are many reasons for these companies to move to the state and expand their business. To support the growth of life science companies, it’s important to address the industry’s infrastructure … [More]

2024 Interior Design Trends

by Christina Johnson

The last few years have us feeling all kinds of things. As designers of the built world, we have an innate responsibility to recognize cultural impacts and plan to help alleviate them the best we can. Some of the ways we do that have infiltrated the mainstream, like biophilic design and sustainability. However, there is a type of design that we feel is the basepoint of all of … [More]

West Valley Retail: A Booming Market 

by Bryan Ledbetter

With communities like Peoria, Surprise, Buckeye and Goodyear ranking among the fastest-growing cities in Arizona, the West Valley now boasts a population of approximately 1.7 million residents, booming employment opportunities along the Loop 303 and a retail market that has come into its own.  Retailers of all types are taking big steps to serve this very underserved trade … [More]

182,610 SF Industrial Project Planned for Phoenix’s West Valley

by Mike Hunter

Echo Real Estate Capital, Inc. recently acquired a fully entitled ±11.65-acre industrial development site at 132nd Avenue and Peoria Avenue in Surprise, Arizona, where it plans to build “Echo Park @ P132,” four new single-tenant industrial buildings totaling 182,610 square feet. Echo purchased the land for approximately $7.1 million in Phoenix’s expanding West Valley. The … [More]

603,000 SF Industrial Project Planned for Mesa

by Mike Hunter

Martens Development Company recently acquired a shovel-ready site at the southwest corner of Ellsworth and Willis roads in Mesa, Arizona, for an industrial project. This sale of ±44 acres accounts for the first phase of the project and the second phase accounts for an additional ±17 acres. In the first phase, Martens plans to build a new, seven-building ±603,000-square-foot … [More]

Sundance Park Phase II Opens in Buckeye

by Mike Hunter

Phase II was recently completed at Sundance Park, located at 22865 Lower Buckeye Rd., adding 38 acres to what is now 68 acres in total and features Buckeye’s first public fishing lake — 3.2 acres and 14 feet deep — which will be stocked with catfish, bluegill, bass and rainbow trout. “This project is a testament to Buckeye’s dedication to creating a vibrant, healthy … [More]

Greenlight Breaks Ground on Workforce Rental Housing in North Phoenix

by Mike Hunter

Greenlight Communities, the trailblazing Scottsdale-based real-estate developer dedicated to constructing attainable workforce rental housing, recently broke ground on its 14th property, located at 33455 N. North Valley Parkway in Phoenix in the I-17 employment corridor and near the upcoming $40-billion TSMC facility and campus. The community, set to commence leasing in … [More]

Big Name-Brand Anchors Announced for Regional Shopping Center Development in Buckeye

Vestar, one of the leading privately held shopping center owners and managers in the United States, in partnership with DMB Associates, announced the notable line up of anchor tenants committed to Verrado Marketplace - marking a significant milestone in the project's progress. National retailers Target, Harkins BackLot, Safeway, Marshalls, Ross and HomeGoods will open their … [More]

Architectural Design of New Project Is Beacon of Innovation and Culture in Roosevelt Arts District

Architectural trailblazer, Lev Libeskind is redefining retail and residential spaces with his project, Manzana, which will elevate Phoenix’s Roosevelt Arts District. This project epitomizes architectural brilliance in an area celebrated for its cultural vibrancy. Spanning nearly 105,000 square-feet and rising 83 feet with eight stories, Manzana is a striking composition of 68 … [More]

IPA Closes and Finances $100M Apartment Building Sale in Tempe

Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap (NYSE:MMI), announced the sale of , a 324-unit multifamily property in Tempe, Arizona. The asset traded for $100.25 million, or $309,414 per unit. IPA Capital Markets arranged $65.16 millionParc Broadway in acquisition financing. “Parc Broadway is the first mid-rise multifamily asset to be … [More]

Attainable Housing Co. Breaks Ground on New North Valley Community

The Boutique-Style Community is Positioned Near I-17 Employment Corridor and the New $40B TSMC Facility and Campus

Greenlight Communities, the trailblazing Scottsdale-based real-estate developer dedicated to constructing attainable workforce rental housing, marked a significant milestone with a special groundbreaking ceremony held recently for its 14th property located at 33455 N. North Valley Parkway in Phoenix. The community will be one of Greenlight’s smaller projects, offering a more … [More]

Abrazo Health Starts First Phase of Buckeye Campus

Abrazo Health announced today that will be breaking ground soon on the first phase of development for its new medical campus in Buckeye at I-10 and Verrado Way. The 27-acre campus will include medical offices, ambulatory services and an acute care hospital. The first phase will be a three-story, 60,000-square-foot medical office building. Tenants are slated to include … [More]

CRE Co. Expands in Scottsdale to Accommodate ‘Growth Spurt’

Diversified Partners, a real estate brokerage and development company, announces a significant expansion to accommodate its extensive project portfolio, marking a pivotal step in tandem with its upcoming relocation to a state-of-the-art headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. The company currently boasts an impressive portfolio of $400 million in active development projects across … [More]

Mark-Taylor Companies Unveils New Consulting Division with Expanded Services

Mark-Taylor Companies, a leading luxury multifamily developer, owner and manager in Arizona and Nevada, is proud to announce the official launch of Mark-Taylor Consulting (MTC), its third division of business. Initiated in 2021, MTC has now expanded into an official offering to provide consultation throughout the entirety of the asset life cycle, extending beyond traditional … [More]

Harvard Investments Promotes New President

Building enduring communities is the driving force behind Harvard Investments, which is forging a name in the Valley’s development community with key acquisitions and ground-up development. The real estate investment and development firm is now proud to announce the promotion of Tim Brislin to President. Brislin, a strategic leader and development industry expert for more … [More]

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