Downtown Scottsdale developments seek to revitalize area while change threatens Western charm

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Spring Creek Development By Caroline Yu | Scottsdale Independent With the recent increase of developments in downtown Scottsdale, the area risks losing its iconic Western charm. Developments in small towns, like Scottsdale, can be a controversial topic. People either love them or hate them. Downtown Scottsdale has seen an increase in developments with the addition of …

Scottsdale CBD firm secures $50M in financing to build facility

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Integrated CBD By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Scottsdale-based Integrated CBD LLC has raised another $50 million as it grows its organic hemp business in Arizona. Plans call for using the funding to build a 154,000-square-foot extraction facility and large-scale hemp drying facility as well as to expand into the second planting of this year’s hemp crop …

Mattamy buys in West Valley

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Mattamy AZBigMedia Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately-owned homebuilder, announced that it has secured a significant property in the West Valley that will enable the company to expand its presence in this key Phoenix submarket while providing homebuyers with a variety of new product alternatives. The acquisition is the first of a two-phase deal for …

EPCOR proposes big hook-up fee increases to pay for infrastructure; ‘not unexpected’ says Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder

By Joey Chenoweth | San Tan Valley Sentinel New hook-ups to the Johnson Utilities water system will cost more than three times as much as current rates should regulators approve an application for an increase. EPCOR Water, the interim manager for the embattled Pinal County utility, sent an application to the Arizona Corporation Commission requesting a significant increase in hook-up …

Women-owned investment firm buys another chunk of West Valley land

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents SLM Land Holdings By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal SLM Land Holdings, the Phoenix land investment firm created by Anita Verma-Lallian, Eileen Jain Sahai and Smita Patil Mehta, has bought a third parcel of West Valley land, bringing the group’s total holdings to more than 300 acres. The group closed on 72 acres near Van Buren Street and 335th …

More AZ O-Zones? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, weighs in

By Lydia O’Neal | Bloomberg Tax Investors across the country have been asking state officials to expand the areas designated for the 2017 tax law’s opportunity zone tax breaks—and changes related to the 2020 Census may give those investors a new chance to get what they ask for. The Census Bureau is revising census tract boundaries, potentially giving state governments …

Talking Stick Resort Arena renovation plan on track

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns Work has already started on team’s new Camelback area practice facility By Brandon Brown | Phoenix Business Journal The $230 million renovations to Talking Stick Resort Arena, the home of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, are set to be finished in almost exactly two years. Suns owner Robert Sarver confirmed this week that the team is about …

How Microsoft picked the West Valley for its data centers

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Microsoft Plenty of power, land and workers all played a role By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal Microsoft Corp. executives first began exploring the Phoenix area for its three data centers in April 2013 when APS executives flew them around in a helicopter to see the lay of the land. The tech giant’s project was …

Rose Law Group Land-use and Regulatory Attorney Tom Galvin talks to AZCentral about La Paz aluminum plant; stresses safety standards, economic benefits

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Alliance Metals By Ian James | Arizona Republic A company’s plan to build an aluminum recycling plant in a farming town in La Paz County drew an outpouring of opposition during a meeting where people urged environmental regulators not to sign off on the project. Homeowners and local businesspeople told officials from the Arizona Department …

Massive Southbridge II project moves forward in Scottsdale

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Springcreek Development and Southbridge 2.0 By Lorraine Longhi | Arizona Republic Scottsdale’s Southbridge II, a massive project that would bring more than 1 million square feet of hotel, office and retail space, is expected to break ground in summer 2021. The project, in part, would revitalize and better connect the boutique shops of Fifth Avenue to the …