Residential Real Estate Dallas developer’s controversial midtown Phoenix apartments get zoning approval

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal.

With Phoenix City Council giving zoning approval on a contentious $50 million apartment project in midtown Phoenix, Dallas-based Trinsic Residential Group is set to begin construction on the 210-unit project.

The 4-story apartments will be built on three acres at the southeast corner of Third Avenue and Coolidge Street, along Phoenix’s Grand Canalscape.

Homeowners in the surrounding area spoke loudly against the project, complaining about density, height, traffic and parking, said Jason Morris, partner of Withey Morris PLC and zoning attorney on the project.

“Sometimes rezoning three acres in the middle of the city can be exponentially more challenging than entitling 3,000 acres on the outskirts,” Morris said.

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