Construction, development around town

The Home at Maricopa Apartments [Brian Petersheim Jr.]

Verizon Wireless will spend $25,000 to modify each of its co-located cell towers at 43929 W. Bowlin Road and 19000 N. Porter Road in Glennwilde, with the work being done by Joe Masted Network Solutions LLC.

The Jiu Jitsu Studio at 21576 N. John Wayne Parkway in Cobblestone Fiesta will spend $50,000 to complete interior alterations. Work will be done by Bjerk Builders Inc.

Auto Zone will begin construction of its new store at 17520 N. Porter Road in the Maricopa Power Center at The Wells at a cost of $860,000. MC Construction Management Inc. will do the work.

The Wells will begin construction on a new commercial shell building at 17430 N. Porter Road at a cost of $901,321. The multi-tenant building will include space for a 5,576-square-foot restaurant with a drive-through and will be built by Fairbanks Contracting and Development LLC.

A new, 1,905-square-foot Pet Planet organic pet food and supply retail store will begin tenant improvements at a site in Sonoran Creek Marketplace, 20350 N. John Wayne Pkwy. The $105,000 project will include a new restroom, lighting, HVAC distribution, and installation of interior walls and doors. Work will be done for owner John Wayne PKWY Maricopa AZ LLC by Crimson Commercial.

The Home at Maricopa apartments, a 25.3-acre, 536-unit apartment complex at Porter and West Applegate roads, received a development review permit. The project is being developed by El Dorado 27 LLC.

The future location of Auto Zone along Porter Road. [Brian Petersheim Jr.]
The Maricopa Unified School District will spend $9.4 million to build a two-story educational building at Desert Sunrise High School and another $1 million to construct a single-story concession and restroom building, with work being done by the Chasse Building Team Inc. In addition, permits were issued for the continuing development of the new high school, including sports fields, a parking lot, fire lane and building structures.

Nine new duplex units will begin construction at REV@Porter at 17085 N. Porter Road, with nine one-bedroom and nine two-bedroom units ranging in size from 782 to 1,093 square feet. The project for EVR Porter LLC will cost $2.5 million. In addition, construction will begin on six single-family homes for rent — four two-bedroom units of 1,106 square feet and two three-bedrooms of 1,291 square feet. The cost is about $1 million. All work will be done by Sodella Construction Inc.

Innovation Village, part of the West Maricopa Village project at 21055 N. Village Pkwy. (off State Route 238), will complete grading and drainage, a $12 million project. The 16.3-acre site will house 182 single-family homes for rent consisting of one- and two-bedroom units. A 342-apartment complex known as FlatZ 520 is under construction at the same location. Crabtree Contracting LLC is doing the work.


This content was first published in the September edition of InMaricopa magazine.