Luxury North Phoenix Multifamily Property Sells for $90M at I-17 and Loop 303

Institutional Property Advisors

Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap, announced the sale of Liv North Valley, a 385-unit luxury multifamily asset in Phoenix, Arizona. The property sold for $90 million, which equates to $233,766 per unit “A modern desert oasis in the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve, Liv North Valley attracts affluent suburban dwellers from Greater … [More]

Global Investment Firm Acquires Industrial Distribution Property in Phoenix


KKR, a leading global investment firm based in New York, announced the acquisition of an industrial distribution property in Phoenix, Arizona for a purchase price of approximately $43 million. The asset is the third industrial property acquired by KKR’s core plus real estate strategy. The property is a state of the art fulfillment center completed in 2019 and was … [More]

Whole-Building Approach to High-Rise Safety 

by Matt Fairhurst

COVID-19 flipped the business world on its head earlier this year, and many businesses were forced to either shut their doors for good or shift operations to remote work, making skyscraper office buildings look like ghost towns. Now, companies and building management are working side by side to institute new policies and procedures that will enable workers to safely return to … [More]

To Lease or Not to Lease

by Mike Hunter

Lease management software company Visual Lease recently surveyed more than 100 commercial tenants to see how they have been impacted, any payments they withheld or concessions they have been offered, and how the pandemic is impacting their future leasing plans. According to the survey: Thirty percent of respondents stated that 75–100 percent of their company’s leased … [More]

Papago Plaza Site Revitalized

by Lee Mashburn

Papago Plaza, the mixed-use redevelopment of the prime southwest corner of Scottsdale and McDowell roads, is beginning infrastructure work in south Scottsdale this month.  The 11-acre legacy property will include an 80,000-square-foot Marriott Hotel; 50,000 square feet of grocery, restaurant and retail; 276 luxury apartment units developed by Alliance Residential; and a … [More]

Developing Community-Conscious Urban Living in Historic Downtown Phoenix

by Kyle Ballew

Urban living is becoming increasingly popular in downtown Phoenix. When designing these projects in historical neighborhoods, developers must work with the surrounding community to ensure the property fits with the overall look and feel of the area. Meeting with residents of the neighborhood is important when designing an urban living project. Holding meetings provides the … [More]

High Demand Fills Medical Office Space

by Mike Hunter

Medical office experts in JLL’s Phoenix office have completed 21,275 square feet in new leases at the 27,868-square-foot Class A Lincoln Medical Plaza, located at the southwest corner of Scottsdale Road and Lincoln Drive, within the Lincoln Plaza Retail Center in Paradise Valley, bringing the newly renovated building to 100-percent leased.  James Shough and architect Dean … [More]

New Distribution Center for the West Valley

by Mike Hunter

Scannel Properties recently purchased an approximately 70-acre site just south of Interstate 10 in east Buckeye for nearly $6.65 million, with plans for the construction of an 850,000-square-foot distribution center for specialty discount retailer Five Below. This marks the newest distribution center for the City of Buckeye and West Valley, which continues to grow and attract … [More]

30,400-Sq-Ft Redevelopment in Mesa

by Mike Hunter

Evergreen Devco, Inc., a leading retail and multifamily development company, recently purchased the anchor-tenant building at the southwest corner of Mesa Drive and Southern Avenue in Mesa, for an undisclosed price, and plans to redevelop the currently vacant 30,400-square-foot property. The company is working with a national tenant on a lease agreement to occupy the anchor … [More]

Lincoln Property Co. Earns Back-to-Back NAIOP Arizona Owner/Developer of the Year Honor

Lincoln Property Company

The Desert West region of Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has been named NAIOP Arizona’s Owner/Developer of the Year for the second year in a row. The honor – which was accompanied by three additional awards given to LPC at NAIOP’s annual “Best Of” award event – reflects the strength and diversity of the Desert West regional office. In addition to Owner/Developer of the Year, … [More]