(RENDERING COURTESY CITY OF SURPRISE)
By Richard Smith | YourValley
The Surprise Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site plan for a 414,540-square-foot building in the city’s industrial area Feb. 16, clearing the way for it to be built.
Since the Surprise City Council approved the planned-area development for Surprise Pointe in February 2006 and the master site plan for Surprise Pointe that November, this project does not require further council approval.
This industrial project is on a 24.95-acre vacant parcel in Surprise Pointe, just west of the southwest corner of Sweetwater Avenue and Dysart Road. The property is owned by Iconic Equities, and plans call for 352,360 square feet for a warehouse and 62,180 feet of office space.
Last April, Surprise Economic Development director Jeanine Jerkovic announced the city had sold all large parcels in the Southwest Railplex — the name of the larger industrial and business park area that includes Surprise Pointe. Now the city is seeing more of the buildings fill in.
“This is difficult to answer with projects in varying stages of review and approval, but an estimate including this project is 80%-85% built,” Surprise Community Development Director Lloyd Abrams stated in an email.