201112.05

Council Increases Downtown Maximum Building Heights

Edward Gately – The Republic | azcentral.com The Scottsdale City Council narrowly approved the second proposal filed under the downtown infill-incentive district and plan that sought a maximum building height of 90 feet. Click here to view the article.

201112.05

Planning Panel OKs Valley Ho Expansion

Edward Gately – The Republic | azcentral.com Westroc Hotels & Resorts on Wednesday moved a step closer to gaining Scottsdale’s approval of its plan to expand downtown’s Hotel Valley Ho. Click here to view the article.

201112.05

City Oks 1 of 3 Housing Plans

Edward Gately – Arizona Republic The Scottsdale City Council on Tuesday approved the first of three proposals to build apartment complexes in the Scottsdale Airpark despite warnings from Councilman Bob Littlefield and others that it will hurt Scottsdale Airport and drive business to other Valley airports. Click here to view the article.

201111.30

Waterfront gets OK to plan final phases

Edward Gately – Scottsdale Republic The developer of the Scottsdale Waterfront on Tuesday received City Council approval of the final amended development standards needed to begin planning the final phases of the project. Click here to view the Scottsdale Republic article.

201111.30

Council approves zoning for Atalon community

Edward Gately – Scottsdale Republic The Scottsdale City Council approved rezoning requests Tuesday to allow a master-planed community with smaller lots at the southwestern corner of 118th Street and Pinnacle Vista Drive. Click here to view the Scottsdale Republic article.

201101.26

St. Bernadette Parish to Erect Church Building

Michael Clancy – The Arizona Republic A Catholic parish in northeast Phoenix has announced plans to put up a new church building. To be built as planned, the church will need a zoning variance for the roof peak to reach 65 feet. Normal limits in that neighborhood are 36 feet. Wendy Riddell, a zoning attorney,…

201009.07

Assisted-Living Facility OK’d

The Arizona Republic The Scottsdale City Council cleared the way last week for development of an 80-bed residential health and memory-care facility on 5 acres at the southwestern corner of Lone Mountain and Scottsdale roads. View the news articles Article 1 Article 2

201007.08

Major Downtown Projects Get Go Ahead

Edward Gately – AZcentral.com Future expansion and improvement at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and a multilevel luxury-condominium project on the southeastern corner of Camelback Road and 68th Street were given the green light by the Scottsdale City Council. View news articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4 Article 5

201001.27

P&Z Endorses Ellman Preliminaries

Fountain Hills Planning and Zoning Commission approved the proposed master planned community by Fountain Hills Investment, L.L.C for the former state trust land, the Ellman property in a 6-0 vote. View this news article

201001.22

Council OKs Hospital’s Plans

Lynh Bui – The Republic | Azcentral.com The Scottsdale City Council has approved the rezoning request of Scottsdale Healthcare to increase the height of its Shea medical campus. The additional space will be crucial, as the number of visits to the hospital is expected to increase by 26 percent by 2015. View the news article

201001.07

Mayo Clinic Hospital Seeks to Expand

Michael Clancy – The Arizona Republic Mayo Clinic Hospital is hoping to get approval from the City of Phoenix to build the tallest buildings outside of downtown Phoenix. The plan is to add four 250-foot-tall buildings at the 56th Street facility in northeast Phoenix. View the news article

201001.06

Peacock Dance Creates Questions about SRP

Pat Lamer The subterfuge tactics of SRP and developer Richard Hayslip was not completely successful in hiding the clearly pre-determined relocation of an SRP substation. View the news article