Surprise City Center plans receiving warm reception

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Surprise Center Development Corporation By Jason Stone | YourValley.net Diane Aden moved to Surprise eight years ago from the East Valley to start her realty business on the west side of Phoenix. But whenever she brings in clients from out of state, they usually ask her about destinations such as Scottsdale and Gilbert — but …

Opportunity Zones and co-working spaces join forces; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, dubs it ‘one of the best business structures within O-Zone framework’

The combination of opportunity zones and shared office space is creating incubators of start-ups and investors in underserved markets. By Tom Acitelli| The New York Times Opportunity zones were created to spur development in distressed neighborhoods, but developers in some areas are struggling to find tenants for their new properties. Their savior may be another rising trend in commercial real estate: …

Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder and senior partner, talks to Phoenix Business Journal about developer plan for 1,000 homes in area dealing with water, utility issues

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal A Scottsdale residential developer is planning a 1,000-lot community in the San Tan Valley area which had been at the center of a recent controversy over water infrastructure upgrades within the Johnson Utilities LLC service area. Aread Management Inc. and Varde Partners paid $8.7 million for a 290-acre parcel in San Tan Valley, according …

Why stowaway creatures on the Moon confound international space law; Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, comments on enforcement of laws

By Loren Grush | The Verge This month, space enthusiasts were shocked to learn that an Israeli lunar lander that crashed into the Moon’s surface in April actually had some passengers aboard: a tiny capsule filled with dehydrated microscopic organisms known as tardigrades. These little “water bears,” known to withstand very extreme environments, may have survived the wreck. Almost no one knew they …

New joint venture plans downtown Phoenix Opportunity Zone apartment developments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Defer Gain By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Los Angeles-based investment firm Pacific Oak Capital Advisors and Scottsdale-based real estate development firm Defer Gain LLC have forged a new joint venture to develop, finance and operate new properties in Arizona Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones were part of the tax cuts approved by President …

Proposed aluminum plant a ‘positive’ for La Paz County, says Thomas Galvin, Rose Law group land use and regulatory attorney

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Alliance Metals By Alison Steinbach | Arizona Republic In the century since Europeans settled this valley between two western Arizona mountain ranges, the area has attracted farms, ranches and winter visitors. A proposal to build an aluminum smelting facility amid the farm fields and dusty pastures along the highway connecting Wenden and Salome would bring a new industry to the area …

Chandler tech firm partners with Keller Williams for national home iBuyer program

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Offerpad By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Chandler-based Offerpad is partnering with real estate giant Keller Williams to roll out a so-called iBuyer program in 10 states by the end of the year to give consumers more options in selling their homes. Keller Williams’ iBuyer that had been launched in May — known as Keller Offers …

AAED luncheon will focus on Microsoft’s Arizona story

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Microsoft AZBigMedia “Microsoft’s Arizona Story” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon.  It will be held on Sept. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Jim Collins, Microsoft’s director of energy markets, Americas; datacenter strategy, planning and development; and Microsoft Cloud …

Sacramento developer to build $75M apartments in downtown Phoenix; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, talks O-Zone projects with PBJ

Several multifamily projects in the pipeline around the Valley’s urban core By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal San Francisco-based JMA Ventures LLC is on track to break ground next week for a $75 million apartment community in the warehouse district in downtown Phoenix. The last time the developer bought land in downtown Phoenix — about four blocks away from its …

Tonopah investors eyeing region’s future

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents SLM Land Holdings By Connor Dziawura | West Valley View  Joe Dodani calls Tonopah his “Diamond City.” The land broker, who said he has 15 years’ experience with more than 200 transactions in the area, has seen the growth in the West Valley — growth that he said is poised to overtake Tonopah in the …