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22 Rising Stars for 22

Congratulations to our own Benjamin Tate for recognition as one of 22 young commercial real estate leaders to watch in 2022! This article originally appeared in AZRE magazine. The great Roman emperor Julius Caesar in 52 B.C. recorded the earliest known version of “Ut est rerum omnium magister usus” — generally put, “Experience is the

January 28, 2022
Here’s how industrial users are fueling growth near Mesa Gateway

This article originally appeared in AZRE magazine. In 2020, a study by J.D. Power ranked Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as the best major airport in the U.S. While many travelers coming to or departing from the Valley pass through Sky Harbor, it isn’t the only runway in town. About 30 miles to the southeast

January 28, 2022
50 commercial real estate companies to watch in 2022

This article originally appeared in AZ Big Media. Arizona is scorching hot, and we’re not talking about the weather. Following 2020’s uncertainty, the commercial real estate (CRE) industry showed no signs of slowing down in 2021, with many commercial real estate companies reporting unprecedented amounts of business, from the number of construction projects underway to

January 14, 2022
354 new apartment units could come to Gilbert

Two gated multifamily infill projects totaling 354 units may be headed to Gilbert. The Planning Commission last Wednesday discussed the proposed 93-unit Fred’s Place during study session and voted unanimously in the regular meeting to recommend Council approval of the 261-unit Higley Apartments. “We’re seeing a lot of multifamily coming into town,” Commissioner David Blaser

January 14, 2022
Zoning Attorneys Regale Audience With Project Tales

This article originally appeared in the Gilbert Sun News. Seven years after it was chased out of Gilbert neighborhoods – twice — Springstone finally opened Gilbert’s first mental-health hospital in 2020. Under the guidance of land-use and zoning attorney Adam Baugh, the 72-bed Copper Springs East went from being the brunt of public outcry to

January 3, 2022
National developer proposes $150M mixed-use project for Goodyear

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. Branson, Missouri-based HCW Development is proposing a $150 million mixed-use project with multifamily, a hotel, restaurants and retail development for Goodyear. The proposed project will be located on the northeast corner of Yuma Road and Estrella Parkway on about 27 acres just north of the Goodyear

January 3, 2022
Withey Morris PLC Hires Land Use and Zoning Attorney Alex Hayes

PHOENIX, AZ – Withey Morris, a prominent Arizona land use law firm for over 20 years, hired Alex Hayes as a land use and zoning attorney.  Alex is a skilled and highly effective communicator with broad experience developing and influencing public policy. With over a decade of political and government relations experience, he has a

December 17, 2021
International travel inspires neighborhood market near downtown Phoenix

This article originally appeared in The Phoenix Business Journal. While traveling around Central and South America, JT Taber II and Jacqueline Garay noticed many communities had neighborhood corner stores, which served as a local gathering space as well as a place to purchase necessities. The two, now newlyweds, had purchased a home in the Garfield

December 17, 2021
Withey Morris Launches One-of-a-kind Podcast Called “Dirt to Development”

This article originally appeared in Greater Phoenix In Business Magazine. Firm dishes dirt on land use, development and inside arizona politics What do you get when you combine people plus politics plus development plus drama in Arizona? You get a unique, informative and entertaining podcast called “Dirt to Development.” The podcast, co-hosted by Withey Morris

December 13, 2021