Developer tries to allay Southbridge concerns

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Southbridge 2 By Wayne Schutsky | Scottsdale Progress As Southbridge Two nears a date with the Scottsdale Planning Commission, the developer behind the project met with residents to answer questions and address concerns about a development that could radically reshape the 5th Avenue Shopping District The meeting, facilitated by members of the NoDDC organization that …

South Scottsdale may get its first cannabis dispensary; Justin Brandt, Rose Law Group litigator, highlights city’s setback requirements

By Wayne Schutsky | Scottsdale Progress An Arizona-based cannabis company has plans to open up Scottsdale’s first medical marijuana dispensary south of Camelback Road. Sunday Goods, which offers a range of marijuana and marijuana-related products at dispensaries throughout Arizona and Southern California, plans to open a dispensary at 4255 N. Winfield Scott Plaza in a building occupied by Club Tattoo …

Scottsdale homebuilder breathing new life into abandoned community in Gilbert

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Raintree Investment Corp. By Angela Gonzales   Maracay Homes is breathing new life into a master-planned community left for dead during the Great Recession’s fallout. The Scottsdale homebuilder paid $13.25 million for the last remaining parcel of the Lakes at Annecy, a partially developed master-planned community in Gilbert, a rapidly growing town southeast of Phoenix. Last year, …

Scottsdale City Council approves all major General Plan applications

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Bell Group Self Storage By Melissa Fittro | Scottsdale Independent The Scottsdale City Council has approved three major General Plan amendments — including an application for a 700-unit storage facility in north Scottsdale. On Monday, Dec. 4, Scottsdale City Council hosted its annual major General Plan amendment hearing, yielding three applications asking to make changes to …

As opioid crisis escalates, Scottsdale latest city to zero in on sober living homes; Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick comments on increasing municipal scrutiny

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times In one of the cascading effects from Arizona’s opioid crisis, sober-living homes are under the magnifying glass. These homes allow people recovering from addiction to live together in a supportive residential setting. But sober-living homes are pretty much unregulated, and residents can be vulnerable to exploitation. READ ON: “As more group home investors enter the …

[EXCLUSIVE] Bell Storage on Shea wins after long debate

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Bell storage project  Rose Law Group Reporter Last night With a 6-1 vote, the Scottsdale City Council Monday night approved a major General Plan amendment and rezoning for a 2.8- acre property at Shea and 116th Street for a boutique self storage facility, applied for by George H. Bell. The facility’s design is similar surrounding office buildings and will …

Amended Bell Group Self Storage application passes Scottsdale Planning Commission

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Bell Group Self Storage  By Melissa Fittro | Scottsdale Independent With a 4-3 vote, an application for a new self storage facility in north Scottsdale has been approved by the Planning Commission. Following an Oct. 25 meeting where a number of north Scottsdale residents spoke out against an application for a two-story, 106,224-square-foot storage facility …

What business owners need to know about American Disabilities Act compliance

  By Jonathan Udell | Law Clerk at Rose Law Group Last March, news broke that a lawyer in the Phoenix area planned to file thousands of American Disabilities Act parking lawsuits. That’s right: thousands. Sure enough, over the past 10 days, a law firm in Phoenix has brought over 200 ADA parking claims against Arizona businesses. The deluge of ADA …

Arizona medical marijuana milestone: 80,000 patients and caregivers; Rose Law Group Partner Ryan Hurley expects to see steady measured growth

by Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Arizona has reached a marijuana-legalization milestone, with more than 80,000 people now qualified to legally possess, grow, or sell pot for medicinal purposes. State voters passed the 2010 Medical Marijuana Act by a slim margin, resulting in about 90 dispensaries statewide and an ever-increasing number of patients, caregivers, and registered dispensary agents. Here …