South Phoenix light-rail planning gets $1.6M boost

courtesy of Dustin Gardiner, The Republic | azcentral.com September 14, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS City expected to receive a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to pursue a south Phoenix rail line Councilman Valenzuela says bringing light rail to...

Algarve Apartments in Mesa, AZ

courtesy of Atlantic Development & Investments The Algarve Apartments is a “Transit Oriented Design” Development located at 950 W. Main Street, within ½ mile straight line distance to the Alma School Road Light Rail Station, which is part of the currently funded...

Mesa gets bit of boost in low-income housing

By Gary Nelson The Republic | azcentral.com Aug 8, 2013 The northern side of University Drive near downtown Mesa used to be, figuratively speaking, the other side of the tracks. Seventy years ago, Mesa chose the neighborhood as the site of its first low-income housing...

La Mesita Apartments in Mesa AZ

courtesy of City of Mesa website March 31, 2014 Public Information & Communications Contact: Kevin Christopher Tel. 480-644-4699 kevin.christopher@mesaaz.gov Mesa, AZ – The site has been transformed from an old motel serving as a family homeless shelter to a...

La Mesita Apartments, 80 units owned by NewLeaf

courtesy of Gary Nelson, The Republic | azcentral.com March 28, 2014 La Mesita Apartments on West Main Street in Mesa to host dedication March 31; project got special financing to make it affordable. Eighteen months ago, it was a crumbling Truman-era motel used as a...

Lofts at McKinley in Downtown Phoenix

courtesy of the website Housing for Low to Moderate Income Seniors In the heart of Downtown Phoenix’s historic Roosevelt Neighborhood, Gorman & Company partnered with the Downtown Phoenix CDC and Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL) to construct fully...

Devine Legacy on Central: 65-Unit Rental Complex

courtesy of  Sadie Jo Smokey, Feb 2010; Arizona Republic A vacant, nondescript brick building that once housed a charter school and offices will be razed and turned into affordable housing next to the light-rail line. Devine Legacy on Central, a five story, 65-unit...

Land Sales Trend Report along Light Rail, 2008-2014

Land transactions along the light rail have changed over the past 6 years. Fortunately for the Phoenix Metro area, land transactions are increasing in volume. That is good news for the light rail corridor, where new development is causing additional developers and...

Reinvent PHX eyes development on light-rail system

courtesy of Betty Reid, The Republic | azcentral.com9:32 p.m. MST May 10, 2014 By 2040, Phoenix projects that areas along the city’s light-rail line will have fewer autos, more trees to shade a pedestrian/bike lifestyle and business and residential developments...