202109.02

Mesa City Council Green Lights AirPark 202

The AirPark 202 project will be built on 100 acres on the southeast corner of Warner and Sossaman roads in Mesa, just north of the Loop 202 and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Before moving forward on the project, which is being developed by Las Vegas-based LaPour Partners and Scottsdale Investment Management, City Council had to…

202108.20

Berry Riddell Attorneys Named to the 2022 Best Lawyers® List!

Berry Riddell is pleased to announce that eight of our attorneys have been named to the 2022 Best Lawyers list! And, John Berry has been named a 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning. Best Lawyers® recognition is based solely on a confidential peer-review process. Congratulations to Marty Aronson, John Berry, David…

202107.16

Scottsdale and Tempe are Booming

As Scottsdale is recognized as the top U.S. city with more people moving in during COVID-19 than anywhere else, Tempe is also experiencing growth into the Valley’s second-largest urban center. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have curbed progress for a lot of businesses in the East Valley, construction showed no signs of slowing down. Multifamily…

202106.28

Carvana Plans New Buildings to Expand Tempe Headquarters

“Carvana’s online platform for purchasing, financing, and selling used cars has become particularly attractive for customers given the challenges and hardships created by the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Wendy Riddell, founding and managing partner for Berry Riddell. “Carvana’s business continues to thrive and grow, and as such, it is seeking to expand its presence in Tempe…

202105.13

Berry Riddell Assists Baker Development Obtain Necessary Variances for Purchase of a 28.4-Acre Industrial Redevelopment Site in Phoenix

Congratulations to Baker Development Corporation on the purchase of a 28.4-acre industrial redevelopment site in Phoenix. The property is located just north of Sky Harbor International Airport on Loop 202 at the 52nd Street exit, and it represents one of the few new Class A industrial projects in northeast Phoenix. Baker Development plans to build…

202005.04

Editorial: Country at key crossroads amid governors’ deadly dilemma

May 1, 2020By Hugh Hallman and Seth Leibsohn In discussing the role of laboratories and Covid-19 testing, we have forgotten one fundamental element of our governance: the state laboratories of our democracy and their role. James Madison teaches us that our government is “partly federal and partly national.” Forgetting this has confused too many of…

202004.27

Berry Riddell Ranked Band 1 for Arizona in Chambers USA

Chambers USA 2020 has ranked Berry Riddell as a Band 1 firm in Arizona for the practice area of Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. This is their top tier rank for firms. In addition, both John Berry and Wendy Riddell were ranked as Band 1 individuals. Berry Riddell is the only ranked firm to have two…

202004.20

COVID-19 UPDATE: Public Meetings

As municipalities consider health and safety guidelines and take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, public meetings have gone online. Participation in Council meetings is just as important as ever. We understand the frustration many are feeling when trying to navigate the various methods of virtual meetings. We have compiled a guide for how…