It’s time to embrace the flipside of the half-empty strip shopping centers and unfinished building projects that still can be found in parts of Phoenix. The commercial real estate
industry is starting to bloom again, and that presents opportunities for more than simple optimism; the development community can dare to dream big.
New developments are in progress, and big-picture thinking in the commercial sector is returning. Local commercial development leaders and experts, along with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, are confident that as the economy strengthens, more projects and redevelopments will enter the pipeline.
But where will these new ventures be located? Where is the “next frontier” for commercial development in Phoenix? Not surprisingly, the leaders and experts we surveyed offered a variety of answers. But there is some consensus, too.
To read what leaders and experts had to say, click the image on the right to open up a slideshow of those surveyed.