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SouthBridge Two: Scottsdale City Council approves mixed-use project

Posted by   /  December 6, 2019  /  Featured News, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Daily Independent In a split 4-3 Scottsdale City Council vote, Spring Creek Development’s polarizing project known as SouthBridge Two has been approved to redevelop a swath of Old Town real estate. The council’s vote came during its Dec. 4 meeting at City Hall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., with a number community members […]

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Metro Phoenix’s hottest real estate submarket

Posted by   /  December 6, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Phoenix. / File photo By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Real estate expert Jim Belfiore pegs the best performing submarket for new and existing homes as 2019 nears its end. It’s the Queen Creek / Hunt Highway area of the Southeast Valley. Belfiore, who is president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, said there […]

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In southeastern Arizona, farms drill a half-mile deep while families pay the price

Posted by   /  December 6, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Ian James, and Rob O’Dell | Arizona Republic Richard Wilson was in his kitchen making coffee and getting ready for work one July morning when he heard his wife, Julie, call out from the shower.  She had just finished rinsing off when the water stopped.  “I started hollering for him: […]

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In western Arizona, corporate megafarms turn water into profits, leaving small towns in the dust

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Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Rob O’Dell, and Ian James | Arizona Republic It was a triumph for the eight-man Salome High School football team. Clad in all green uniforms except for white helmets and socks, the Frogs smashed opponent Mayer 60-0 in front of a raucous homecoming crowd.  Everything for the Frogs […]

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For decades, groundwater beneath Arizona’s big cities has been spared. That’s about to change

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Central Arizona Project canal. / File Photo Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Rob O’Dell, and Ian James | Arizona Republic While groundwater is rapidly falling in rural farming communities across Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson and other cities haven’t reached that desperate situation.  That’s because in the urban areas of the state — where there are rules limiting […]

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These 7 industrial farm operations are draining Arizona’s aquifers, and no one knows exactly how much they’re taking

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Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Rob O’Dell, and Ian James | Arizona Republic The last time Regina Cobb traveled east of the Kingman airport toward the Peacock Mountains, the area was mostly unspoiled desert where cattle grazed on the sparse Mojave Desert vegetation.  She had driven up the dusty rural road to store a bighorn […]

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Megafarms and deeper wells are draining the water beneath rural Arizona – quietly, irreversibly

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Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Ian James, and Rob O’Dell | Arizona Republic Vast expanses of lush green fields are multiplying in the Arizona desert, forming agricultural empires nourished with billions of gallons of groundwater in the otherwise parched landscape.  Arizona’s groundwater levels are plummeting in many areas. The problem is especially severe in […]

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Layton Construction merges with STO family of companies

Posted by   /  December 6, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Ritz-Carlton Resort Paradise Valley’s aerial progress. / AZBigMedia AZBigMedia Today, the STO Building Group and Layton Construction announced their intent for the nationally-ranked commercial construction firm to join the STO family of companies. The merger will allow both firms to leverage each other’s geographic reach to better serve clients with multiple locations and enhance the services and areas […]

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‘We are being pushed out’: What Whole Foods means for a historic neighborhood

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A combination apartment complex and Whole Foods Market broke ground on Tuesday with construction expected to be completed by early 2019. / File photo By Tirion Morris | Arizona Republic Tempe might be best known as a college town filled with maroon-and-gold clad students, but at least one pocket within the city leaves a different impression.  The […]

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North Central Phoenix house saved from demolition, for now

Posted by   /  December 6, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

7019 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020. / Zillow By Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic In a rare move, the Phoenix City Council voted to grant historic preservation to a North Central Phoenix home against the will of the homeowner.  The decision came as a long-awaited victory for an active group of North Central Phoenix neighbors who […]

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