Stakeholders from the City of Maricopa and Real Estate Equities broke ground at Copa Flats apartments in March. [Brian Petersheim Jr.]

Scott’s Miracle-Gro Hyponex Corp. will spend $1.8 million to build a 6,500-square-foot addition to its facility at 14419 N. White and Parker Road, with the work to be done by Barker Contracting Inc., which also will erect a 1,033-square-foot metal shade canopy.

Copa Flats Apartments will begin construction on buildings D and E, each of which will be 25,386 square feet and have 24 units at 17485 N. Porter Road. This phase of the project, to be built by Johnson Carlier LLC, will cost $6.18 million. The owner is El Dorado Porter 27 LLC. The contractor also will build a 320-square-foot maintenance building at a cost of $43,748, a 1,920-square-foot clubhouse building for $394,694 and a 2,785-square-foot fitness building at a cost of $380,745.

The Circle K at 41433 W. Honeycutt Road will spend $45,000 to install new food reheating equipment in the employee area and relocate food cabinets and equipment. The work will be done by K by Go 2 Services.

Neaux Coffee Company and owner Chad Molyneaux will make commercial tenant improvements in the 540-square-foot store at 19428 N. Taft Ave.

Maricopa Unified School District will begin construction of the track and field facility at Desert Sunrise High School, 16200 N. Murphy Road.

A Planned Area Development amendment was issued for a single-family residential community with a maximum of 700 homes at 43054 W. Farrell Road. The site is on about 200 acres along Farrell Road near the southwest corner of State Route 238 and the Bowlin Road alignment.

Temporary road restrictions and closures will be in place at 19189 N. San Pablo St. near the intersection of Honeycutt and Murphy roads for work at Tortosa NW Parcel 11 by Knochel Bros. Inc.

This story was first published in the April edition of InMaricopa magazine.