Kenect Phoenix – Update #1

Kenect Phoenix has officially commenced construction. The fencing around the project has been expanded to include Polk street, which is now closed between Central and 1st Avenue. The parking lot has also been demolished, and excavation equipment is on site. The mixed use live/work/play project, developed by Akara Partners and built by UEB Builders, is… Continue reading Kenect Phoenix – Update #1

Phoenix looking to redevelop several properties in 2019

On Friday, the City of Phoenix’s Community and Economic Development department released a ‘wish list’ of properties they’d like to propose for redevelopment in 2019. The properties targeted are mostly parking lots along the Phoenix Light Rail corridor, with the exception of the American Legion building at 7th & Grand, and a City admin building at… Continue reading Phoenix looking to redevelop several properties in 2019

New Project: Duo on Fillmore

Duo on Fillmore is a multifamily residential complex planned for the Northeast corner of 3rd Avenue and Fillmore. The project, proposed by Scottsdale-based Aspirant development, appears to consist mainly of two towers of different heights. One 14 story, 198-unit apartment building and another 17 story building to the North with an unspecified number of units.… Continue reading New Project: Duo on Fillmore

New Project: The Central Park

Phoenix, meet your newest mega-project! Pivotal Group, a private equity firm based in Phoenix, is seeking to develop a 2.3 million square foot project on a vacant 15-acre lot on the Northeast corner of Central & Indian School (4141 N 3rd Street). If early documents are any indicator, the project is very ambitious. The proposal,… Continue reading New Project: The Central Park

Most Walkable neighborhoods near Downtown Phoenix

Phoenix is widely regarded as a car-dependent city. So it might surprise you to learn that several of our neighborhoods are rated as ‘Very Walkable’ (or close to it) by a company that rates neighborhoods according to how friendly they are to pedestrian life. A Seattle-based company called Walk Score (acquired by Redfin in 2014)… Continue reading Most Walkable neighborhoods near Downtown Phoenix

New Project: Collier Center Tower

Overview Project Name: Residence at Collier Center Location: NW Corner of 3rd Street & Jefferson (201 E. Washington St.) Type: Mixed-Use Status: Proposed Construction (Expected commencement Q1 2019) Expected Completion: Q4, 2020 Last Update: 6-Nov-2018 Developer: Hines Builder: ? Design: SmithGroup Project Details 25 story tower 379 Condominiums including 125 2-bed units, 179 1-bed units, and… Continue reading New Project: Collier Center Tower

Project Profile: Cambria Hotel

Overview Project Name: Cambria Hotel Location: 222 E. Portland Street, Phoenix, AZ Type: Hotel Status: Under Construction Expected Completion: Late 2019 Last Update: 26-Oct-2018 Developer: True North Studio Builder: UEB Builders Project Details 127-room luxury hotel This will be the third Cambria Hotel in Phoenix Located in the Evans Churchill Neighborhood Amenities to include: Spa-style bathrooms… Continue reading Project Profile: Cambria Hotel

Project Profile: Kenect Phoenix

Overview Project Name: Kenect Location: 355 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ Type: Mixed-Use (Residential/Retail) Status: Under Construction Expected Completion: Fall 2019 Last Update: 26-Oct-2018 Developer: Akara Partners Builder: UEB Builders Project Details 23 Stories (285 feet est.) 320 Residential Units (Studio to 3-bed) 8,000 Square Ft. Ground Floor Retail Amenities to include a fitness center… Continue reading Project Profile: Kenect Phoenix

Project Profile: Phoenix Central Station

Overview Project Name: Phoenix Central Station Location: 300 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ Type: Multi-Use Status: Proposed Expected Completion: March 2023 Last Update: 18-Oct-2018 Project Details 300 Market-Rate Residential Units 150-room Hotel 217 Student housing units with a 600-student capacity 35,350 square feet of office space 47,350 square feed of ground-floor retail/restaurant space 3 structures: 300′,… Continue reading Project Profile: Phoenix Central Station

Phoenix awards Central Station RFP to Houston-based developer

The City of Phoenix has awarded the 2018 Central Station RFP to Electric Red Ventures LLC,  a subsidiary of Houston-based Medistar Corp. The RFP was issued in June this year to solicit proposals to redevelop the 2.6-acre bus & light rail transit center located on the Northwest corner of Central & Van Buren. Phoenix has been… Continue reading Phoenix awards Central Station RFP to Houston-based developer