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2023 Arizona Business Leaders

Congratulations to our founding partners for their recognition in AZ Big Media‘s 2023 AZBusiness Leaders edition: Mike Withey for land use law and Jason Barclay Morris for real estate law! Read more…

January 20, 2023
Glendale gives final approvals to proposed industrial park across nearly 300 acres

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. The city’s approval for the new industrial park comes about two weeks after it narrowly passed a separate industrial project near the Loop 303 due to resident concerns. The attorney who represented the developer praised the residents who at first opposed the deal and showed a

December 14, 2022
Commercial, residential projects progress through several Valley cities

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. Buckeye City Council moved forward this past week with multiple requests that could bring new commercial and residential development to the growing municipality west of Phoenix. An existing master-planned community called Westpark south of Interstate 10 on both sides of State Route 85 will now be

December 12, 2022
Homeowners scoring steep rental rates for Super Bowl, Phoenix Open

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. As thousands of sports fans are expected to descend upon the Valley for the 2023 Super Bowl and WM Phoenix Open, many homeowners are contemplating renting out their homes to make a bit of extra cash. Those already renting out their large homes through Airbnb Inc.

December 9, 2022
The Little City That Could

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. Once a sleepy bedroom community, Surprise is gearing up for massive economic growth. The city of Surprise, one of several fast-growing suburbs in the West Valley, has historically been known to longtime residents as a sleepy bedroom or retirement community. But as the Phoenix metro continues

October 21, 2022
The Ranch industrial park, mixed-use project in Gilbert gets planning commission OK

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. On a 4-3 vote, a new mixed-use project that could bring millions of new square feet for industrial use will move to Gilbert Town Council. Gilbert Planning Commission recommended approval of the project, called The Ranch, on Thursday, according to Dan Henderson, Gilbert’s economic development director.

October 21, 2022
A Clearer Look at Ariz. Water and Development

This article originally appeared in BEX. Much has been written in the last several months on Arizona’s reduced allocations of Colorado River water, the ongoing Millennium Drought and the future of growth and prosperity in the state. Unfortunately, much of what has been written has been incomplete, hyperbolic or badly reported. Rather than nitpicking the

October 7, 2022
Two Scottsdale mixed-use developments proposed on repurposed land parcels

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. Scottsdale’s Development Review Board is set to consider a pair of mixed commercial and residential projects that, if built, will collectively bring more than 500 new apartment units and 20,000 square feet of on-site commercial space. High Street Residential and Dolce Vita Development LLC are behind

October 3, 2022
Mixed-use development across from Scottsdale Fashion Square gets thumbs up from city council

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. A development application that called for more than 500 luxury apartment units and more than 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space was approved by Scottsdale City Council. The council gave unanimous approval for a site plan, landscaping and building elevations for Hazel & Azure

September 21, 2022