New Affordable Housing in South Phoenix and Goodyear

by Mike Hunter

Dominium, one of the nation’s leading owners, developers and managers of affordable housing, recently held a grand opening of 308 units of affordable housing for working families in South Phoenix on October 24 and broke ground on 657 units of both family and senior affordable housing in Goodyear on October 25. The Goodyear project is Arizona’s largest affordable multifamily new … [More]

Affordable Housing Is Part of Tempe Development

by Mike Hunter

Wexford Developments and Wexford Real Estate Investors is bringing much-needed workforce housing to Downtown Tempe. First & Farmer is a seven-story building comprised of 200 rental apartments, including 180 market-rate units and 20 affordable housing units.  The project’s unit mix is comprised of 18% studios, 62% one-bedroom units and 20% two-bedroom units. The project is … [More]

Lincoln Property Company Breaks Ground on Mega Industrial Project

by Mike Hunter

LPC Desert West, the Southwest arm of Dallas-based Lincoln Property Company, has broken ground on Luke Field, a $515 million, 2.4-million-square-foot Class A industrial development located adjacent to Luke Air Force Base in metro Phoenix. Being developed in a single phase with completion expected in the fourth quarter of 2024, Luke Field spans three buildings — a … [More]

Evergreen Devco Industrial Project Targets Smaller-Footprint Users 

by Mike Hunter

Evergreen Devco, Inc., a leading retail, multifamily and industrial development company, announced the groundbreaking of its first-ever industrial development in Arizona. The 9.4-acre site located northeast of the intersection of Litchfield Road and Desert Cove Road in Surprise will soon be home to a state-of-the-art 168,000-square-foot industrial building. Industrial … [More]

Industrial Need Generates Spec Development in Loop 303 Corridor 

by Mike Hunter

Sunbelt Investment Holdings Inc. has initiated development of more than one-half-million square feet of fully speculative warehouse, distribution and manufacturing space within the Loop 303 corridor in Goodyear. Working with general contractor Graycor Construction, SIHI recently debuted plans for Phase I of Camelback 303, which will be a 4-million-square-foot Class A industrial … [More]

Housing Will Replace Iconic Paradise Valley Church

by Mike Hunter

New single-family housing will be built on the five-acre site of the iconic Ascension Church in Paradise Valley, after business partner of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey purchased the church for $11 million — $500,000 over asking price. The church’s close proximity to the $2 billion Ritz Carlton Paradise Valley project puts it at the center of an increasingly popular and growing … [More]

Dominium Developing Affordable Apartment Homes in Goodyear

by Mike Hunter

Dominium, a leading affordable housing owner, developer and manager, recently closed on the approximately 28-acre site located at 16985 W. Van Buren Street in Goodyear, where it plans to construct 657 new affordable apartment homes for low-income families and seniors. Once constructed, Estrella Springs and Suncrest Vista at Canyon Trails will provide a combined total of 396 … [More]

Infill Housing and Sustainable Construction: A Solution to Phoenix’s Water Woes

by Austin Trautman

The Valley continues to experience significant population growth and with that comes more urban sprawl and housing developments. Construction is booming, but at what cost to local municipalities and businesses. Previously, developers could find creative solutions to meet water needs for new communities in outlying areas, but water shortages and sourcing challenges threaten to … [More]

Chandler Airpark Tech Center Coming Online

by Mike Hunter

Premier design-build firm LGE Design Build, in partnership with Clarius Partners, recently completed construction of phase one of Chandler Airpark Technology Center, a 26.29-acre industrial development located on the southwest corner of Gilbert and Ryan roads. Phase two is now underway, with completion expected in November. The first 13.79-acre lot is under Planned Area … [More]

West Summit Logistics Park Breaks Ground in Surprise

by Mike Hunter

Mohr Capital, as project developer, and Rosewood Property Company, as equity partner, recently kicked off construction on West Summit Logistics Park, strategically located in the established industrial submarket of Surprise, Arizona. The logistics park will consist of two Class-A industrial buildings totaling 704,472 square feet across 46 acres of land. Ware Malcomb serves as … [More]

Buckeye Industrial Building Expands Tempur-Pedic’s Metro Phoenix Footprint

by Mike Hunter

Lincoln Property Company’s Southwest division, LPC Desert West, and partner Goldman Sachs have signed leading mattress and pillow maker Tempur-Pedic to a full-building pre-lease at Buckeye85, located in the heart of Phoenix’s I-10 Corridor. The lease brings the $60 million, state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution project to 100% occupied prior to completion of … [More]

1.5M SF Virgin Industrial Park Breaks Ground in West Valley

by Mike Hunter

Virgin Industrial Park, a five-building, 1.5 million-square-foot Class A industrial project, has broken ground in the booming Loop 303 Corridor, on the northwest corner of Olive and Reems roads in metro Phoenix’s West Valley. The project is being developed by IndiCap, a boutique commercial real estate company specializing in industrial investment and development in the … [More]

Empire 101 Is New Infill, Class-A Industrial Project in Peoria

by Mike Hunter

On behalf of KBC Advisors Arizona, Phoenix-based Stevens-Leinweber Construction has started construction on Empire 101, a 152,134-square-foot Class A industrial project fronting the Loop 101 freeway, at 89th Avenue and Sweetwater Road in Peoria, Arizona. Completion is expected in January 2024. Located just 12 minutes from the new TSMC semiconductor Fab plant and with access … [More]

Listening Facilitated Successful Logistics Center Construction 

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix-based Stevens-Leinweber Construction recently completed the custom build-out of 160,000 square feet at Phoenix Logistics Center Two, designed to meet the manufacturing and distribution needs of new tenant Georgia-Pacific LLC and its HP PageWide T1190 Press, the world’s largest high-volume digital pre-print solution for corrugated packing. “This project was a great … [More]

Two Single-Family-Home Projects Break Ground in West Valley

by Mike Hunter

Landsea Homes, a publicly traded residential homebuilder, recently closed on 65 homesites and began construction on a new neighborhood called Solvida in the Estrella master-planned community in Goodyear. The company also broke ground on 616 new homes at Citrus Park, its own master-planned community. All homes at Solvida in Estrella and Citrus Park will contain Landsea Homes’ … [More]

Luxury Lease Villas for Litchfield Park and Goodyear

by Mike Hunter

Family Development, one of the country’s premier homebuilders with a multitude of projects throughout the Southwest, has begun construction on two new luxury lease communities in Arizona: Villas Litchfield Park, which will feature 153 units, and Villas Goodyear, which will feature 151 units. Both build-to-rent projects are expected to be completed in 2024.   Photo courtesy of … [More]

Build-To-Rent Project in Avondale 

by Mike Hunter

Trilogy Investment Company, a leading national provider of build-to-rent housing communities, has created a strategic joint venture partnership with Cimbra Partners LLC (through its subsidiary Cimbra Investors Encanto, LLC) and has closed on seven acres of land at the corner of Encanto Blvd. and N. Avondale Blvd. in Avondale. The 84-unit townhome community called Encanto … [More]

Casa Grande Is Hot for Industrial Growth

by Mike Hunter

Dale Cavan, a Phoenix-based developer, has purchased a 24-acre parcel in Casa Grande at the southeast corner of Thornton Road and Ash Avenue, with plans to build a new commerce park. The Casa Grande Commerce Park will feature a series of speculative buildings under 70,000 square feet to accommodate industrial needs in the area.  Kirk McCarville, CCIM, and Trey Davis with … [More]

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