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


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…


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…


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;…


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…


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…


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…


Chandler getting its first Dutch Bros. coffee shop

Wendy Riddell assisted the Dutch Bros franchise in receiving approval on the Preliminary Development Plan for the new Chandler location. The site will have two lanes for ordering to help mitigate traffic concerns. Read the entire article here.


Jones-Gordon School request approved by Paradise Valley Planning Commission

“A few extra weeks to meet, discuss and resolve issues has proved to be fruitful for the Jones-Gordon School as its request moves through the inner-workings of the Town of Paradise Valley…. “We understand people feel very strongly about their neighborhood and their homes, particularly those who share a boundary with this school.” Mr. Berry…