Tag Archives: Phoenix

March 18, 2021

Thank you to the Phoenix Business Journal for putting us at the top of your Lobbying / Government Relations list! Though we are fortunate to have a considerable number of clients, we continue to pride ourselves on the service and attention we give each one. Read more…

March 16, 2021

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. A 240-acre site on the west side of the Loop 202 South Mountain freeway extension is being primed for a large-scale industrial development, which the development team said will further the city of Phoenix’s goals to have a technology corridor along the region’s newest freeway. “The

October 7, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. An industrial metal supplier that caters to a variety of customers, from artists to hospitals, is growing its Phoenix footprint and plans more hiring to accommodate its growth. Los Angeles-based Industrial Metal Supply recently completed a rezoning to construct a new Phoenix location that will total

July 21, 2020

MK Company Inc., recently submitted plans to the City of Phoenix for a new multifamily development, known as Metro Lofts, at the NEC of Dunlap and 29th Avenues.  The site is located on approximately 7.32 acres at 9201 N. 29th Avenue, and is immediately adjacent to the Arizona Canal, “which is envisioned as a regional amenity and

July 15, 2020

This article originally appeared in AZRE magazine. Jason Morris established himself and the law firm that he co-founded as one of the top land use, real estate and zoning minds in the Valley. Withey Morris PLC may be one of the more highly-respected firms that developers turn to when they need help getting approval for

June 25, 2020

Boise, Idaho-based Hawkins Cos. is in the midst of rezoning a downtown Phoenix parcel that will pay tribute to Lincoln Ragsdale, a prominent Phoenix civil rights leader and previous owner of the site. Plans call for building a five-story multifamily property with ground floor retail at the northwest corner of Washington and 12th streets that

June 25, 2020

Adam Baugh:  We’ve been quick to pivot. All public city meetings have been cancelled. Not just public hearings (Planning & Zoning, City Council, and neighbor meetings) but even ongoing, daily staff meetings where we resolve site plan and land use issues by working with staff.  Face-to-face neighbor outreach is paused which makes it difficult to

June 25, 2020

The city of Phoenix and several other governmental agencies around the country have extended development deadlines to give developers and businesses increased flexibility during the pandemic. Here’s how the new guidelines break down, from construction permits and plan reviews to preliminary plats. Read more…

May 11, 2020

A controversial condominium tower four years in the making has received unanimous approval from the Phoenix City Council. At a virtual zoning hearing that lasted about two hours on May 6, Council gave the green light to Scottsdale-based Sunbelt Holdings Inc. to build an $85 million condominium on what currently is a parking lot at

May 11, 2020

While many investors and developers are waiting out the pandemic before making any major business decisions, some Valley lawyers said now might be the best time for property owners to look at increasing the value of their land, either through rezoning to a more valuable use or taking a look at existing entitlements. “There were

May 7, 2020

PHOENIX, AZ – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized prominent Arizona land use law firm Withey Morris PLC, among the best firms in Arizona, along with three individual attorneys. William F. Allison, Jason B. Morris and Michael B. Withey were among the top lawyers in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use practices. Chambers USA, considered

April 14, 2020

If you grew up in Phoenix, you’re likely familiar with the cultural activity of cruising Central Avenue. For decades before the advent of social media, teen entertainment in the Valley often turned to motoring along Central. It was a way to meet other teenagers and find out where the parties were. It was a place

March 11, 2020

More Arizona homebuilders are flocking to develop single-family residences used as rentals,known as hybrids. Find out why this market niche is growing so quickly. Phoenix is ground zero for a rapidly growing hybrid rental housing product that’s catching the attention of national homebuilders. Read more…

February 20, 2020

Chantell Nighswonger has operated her boutique, Vida Moulin, at 16th Street and Bethany Home Road for about four years, but as rents in the area began to rise, she and her husband, Kevin Cieszkowski, decided to move the boutique into a building they could own. “I started reaching out to friends, and thought, ‘Why not

November 4, 2019

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Withey Morris PLC, a prominent Arizona land use law firm, in its 2020 edition of Best Law Firms. Firms receive recognition for “professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers,” according to U.S. News-Best Lawyers. Read more…

November 4, 2019

This year’s Fall Forum issue is one of Commercial Executive Magazine’s most powerful issues to date. Read about the incredible Arizona icons on our cover and how they have fostered change to create a bigger, better, booming Arizona. Featuring: Larry Van Tuyl, Dr. Michael Crow, Karrin Taylor Robson, Erik Olsson, and moderator Jason Morris. Read

August 1, 2019

Six high-rise towers may soon replace a long-vacant plot of land at the northeast corner of Indian School Road and Central Avenue in Phoenix — a project that supporters call a first of its kind in Arizona. Read more…

July 5, 2019

Big changes are coming to a key intersection in Phoenix. On Wednesday, the City Council approved a zoning change for the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Indian School Road. A developer plans to build six towers on the privately owned land near Steele Indian School Park, which includes three historic Phoenix Indian School buildings.

May 8, 2019

Project includes office, hotel, residential, senior living and retail components A planned 2.3 million-square-foot mixed-use project could serve as the next entryway to Steele Indian School Park near Central Avenue, developers hope. Read more…

July 25, 2018

Nothing screams “the 1980s” like the Valley’s bygone shopping mall heyday. We go nostalgia-shopping at Chris-Town, Metro Center and other titans of ’80s retail. It was the fashionable way to spend a Saturday afternoon for Valley kids back in the 1980s – eating bottomless bowls of whipped-cream-topped, chocolate syrup-drizzled sundaes at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour.