An energetic crowd packed Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort on Thursday as AZRE magazine held its annual Real Estate & Development (RED) Awards. The RED Awards highlight impressive projects completed in the last year, as well as the companies and people that make each project possible.
“This year, we received more nominations than ever, a great sign that commercial real estate development is alive and well in Arizona,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green, “so I think we can all agree that being a part of all of the amazing growth in Arizona makes us all the real winners.”
Here’s the list of this year’s RED Award winners by category:
Already 80-percent sold, the North Scottsdale Kierland community represents the next generation of Optima living, artfully integrating design and sustainability, function and amenities to create a new standard in multifamily design and development. The 12-story condominium tower with 173 residences includes two levels of underground parking. One, two, three- and four-bedroom homes range in size from ~720 to ~4,550 square feet. More than 24 floor plans provide extensive flexibility for customized homes and multi-unit combinations. Optima is known in the Phoenix metropolitan area for its elegant buildings, which create rich textures, shades and shadows; and rooftop gardens and “vertical landscaping,” with plants growing from private terraces scaling building exteriors.
DEVELOPER: Optima DCH Development
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Optima Construction
PROJECT MANAGER: Optima
ARCHITECT: David Hovey & Associates Architect
SUBCONTRACTORS: Bulthaup Scottsdale; Jen Electric; RKS Plumbing & Mechanical; S Diamond Steel; Suntec Concrete
BROKERAGE: Polaris Pacific (Crel Vogel)
SIZE: 1.3MSF; 173-units
LOCATION: 15450 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
START/COMPLETION: September 2015 – December 2017