201805.09

Aldi to open in north Peoria

An Aldi grocery store is planned in north Peoria, as part of a new development on Lake Pleasant Parkway near Happy Valley Road that will include retail shops, restaurant and residential options.  The store is expected to open in late 2019 or early 2020. Read the entire article here.

201804.16

Aldi Grocery Store to Open in Buckeye in Early 2019

Arizona’s first Aldi grocery store is set to open in Buckeye in 2019. Last year, the German company announced plans to open more stores in the U.S., including several possible locations across the valley. “The Buckeye store is expected to open along with other businesses in an upcoming commercial corner off Interstate 10, at the intersection of Yuma and…

201803.12

HonorHealth Campus at I-17 and Dove Valley

Wendy Riddell is working with the HonorHealth team to secure entitlements and approval for a Planned Unit Development at I-17 and Dove Valley. Read more below. 87-Acre Healthy Mixed-Use Campus Planned

201802.06

Valley Partnership Panel Event

Valley Partnership, the valley’s premier advocacy group for responsible development, is hosting a breakfast panel event on Friday, February 16th, with experts in the field of commercial real estate and development.  The panel will discuss and answer questions about speculative development in downtown Phoenix. Wendy Riddell will moderate the panel. Find out how to RSVP…

201801.12

Berry Riddell Named a “Company to Watch in 2018”

In the January/February edition of AZRE Magazine, Berry Riddell was recognized as one of the companies to watch this year in the article, “2018 Annual Outlook.” The zoning and land use firm is working on game-changing developments across the Valley, which most recently included securing multifamily entitlements at the base of South Mountain for Grayhawk…

201801.02

Defunct Cottonwoods Resort entrance now ready for commercial applications

PV Hotel Venture SPE LLC, presented by local zoning attorney John Berry, sought the zoning change to increase the marketability of the parcel, and allow for future restaurant or retail uses. On Dec. 5 Scottsdale City Council approved on consent a non-major amendment to change a 2.6-acre site’s land use designation from resort/tourism to neighborhood commercial;…

201711.29

Business owners fight Phoenix Rescue Mission expansion plans

“Phoenix Rescue Mission, a charitable organization serving the homeless, is planning to expand its men’s facility in southwest Phoenix. But some of its business neighbors are fighting the proposal, saying it’s bad for the neighborhood. Mission officials look to the expansion as a means to help more people, which they believe could in turn decrease…

201708.30

Scottsdale City Council approves expansion of Fashion Square Mall

“The Scottsdale City Council gave final approval Tuesday night to zoning changes that will allow for a major expansion of the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. The 5–2 vote just after 8 p.m. will allow the mall’s developer, Macerich, to add high-rise towers, offices and a hotel up to five stories above the existing height of the shopping…

201708.29

Hugh Hallman: Tempe proves tax incentives work – if done right

“Arizona cities have long used tax breaks to encourage business and real estate development. Many of these have been foolish. But when used properly, they have given taxpayers more than their money’s worth. In Tempe, where I served as mayor and a council member for more than 12 years, many such arrangements have brought great…