Flagstaff, AZ Development Projects
LATEST UPDATE: June 28, 2016
restored Coconino County Courthouse (1894), San Francisco Peaks, NAU Applied Research & Design Building (2007 - LEED Platinum)
(photos: Kevin Young, Tyler Finvold, NAU)
Estimated 2016 metro population (Coconino County): 143,600
(AZ Employment and Population Statistics)
NAU Project Map (Summer, 2016)
Harkins Flagstaff 16 Theatres (Flagstaff Mall)
The Trax at 4th - Phase I
Flagstaff Gateway - Phase I ($15.2M)
Mountain Trail Apartments (160U)
NAU South Dining renovations ($22M)
NAU SkyView student housing ($55M)
Marriott Residence Inn - downtown
Trailside Apartments (111 units)
NAU Engineering Lab addition ($24.5M)
Hub at Flagstaff (591 beds - student housing)
The Standard (160 units - student housing)
Mill Town (ADOT site redevelopment)
DES office building
(4th St. & Huntington Dr.) - $7.3M, three-story, 50k s.f. office building at The Trax at 4th for various state offices, including the Department of Economic Security. Developer: Harris Properties/Fourth Street Flagstaff Partners LLC. Architect: Dieterich Architectural Group. Contractor: Sun State Builders.
(photos: Martin Vogel)
NAU North Campus Athletics & Recreation Complex
- $47.5M, 123k s.f. indoor aquatic and tennis center replacing the Wall Aquatic Center, plus six outdoor tennis courts and recreational soccer field (LEED Silver). Architect: Sink Combs Dethlefs. Contractor: Haydon Building Corp.
Indoor aquatic and tennis center opened on Feb. 20; outdoor tennis courts and soccer field to be completed by September.
(photos, site plan: Haydon Building Corp., Sink Combs Dethlefs)
NAU Student & Academic Services Building
- $35.8M, four-story, 100k s.f. building adjacent to the San Francisco St. parking garage for a Student Service Center, Lumberjack Mathematics Center, 150 faculty offices and 154-seat auditorium (LEED Silver). Architect: DWL Architects + Planners. Contractor: hardison/downey.
(courtesy: hardison downey)
Village at Aspen Place
(601 E. Piccadilly Dr.) - five stories, 222 luxury apartments over 33k s.f. ground-floor retail on 3+ acres, with fitness center, clubhouse, pool, and 5-level parking structure (final project of Aspen Place at the Sawmill). Developers: VanTrust Real Estate, EPC Real Estate Group. Architects: NSPJ, Smith. Contractor: Wespac Communities.
First phase now open, with remaining three phases by early 2016.
(courtesy: RED Development)
NAU International Pavilion
- $4.3M, two-story, 10k s.f. study and gathering center for international students near Campus Heights dormitories (LEED Platinum, first NetZero building on campus). Architect: RSP Architects. Contractor: Kinney Construction.
NAU Science and Health Building
- $72M, five-story, 118k s.f. building for labs, classrooms and offices (LEED Silver).
Architects: GLHN, Richard + Bauer. Contractor: Mortenson Construction.
Harkins Flagstaff 16 Theatres/retail
(SEC of Mall Way & Marketplace Dr.) - 16-screen movie theater and 47k s.f. for retail pads on a 20-acre site at The Marketplace at Flagstaff Mall (will replace existing 11-screen theater in west Flagstaff). Owner: Macerich. Developer: Vintage Partners.
Expected theater grand opening: fall of 2016.
rendering; construction progress - October, 2015
(courtesy: Harkins Theatres)
The Trax at 4th
(4th St. & Route 66) - 216k s.f. of retail/commercial/hotels on 33 acres along south side of Route 66 in east Flagstaff, to be developed in three phases.
Expected late 2016 completion of Phase I: 50k s.f. Arizona DES building (complete); retail: Sportsman's Warehouse (open), Texas Roadhouse, Giant gas station.
(Phase II to include Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels.) Developer: Evergreen Development.
completed Sportsman's Warehouse and DES office building
(courtesy: Evergreen Development, Martin Vogel)
(S. of I-40 along Country Club Dr.) - 93 acres for hotels, retail and restaurants. Developer: Vintage Partners. Contractor: Tofel Construction.
Phase I: $15.2M for two four-story, 100-room hotels (Fairfield Inn and Hampton Inn) to be completed by May, 2017
; Phase II retail and restaurants to follow.
(courtesy: phoenixcommercialadvisors.com, Vintage Partners)
NAU SkyView student housing
(SEC of Runke Dr. & Knowles Dr.) - $55M, six 3-, 4- and 5-story buildings with 163 units/626 beds including a 12.6k s.f. community center, 720-space parking garage, and 2800 s.f. of retail.
Developer: American Campus Communities. Architect: Todd & Associates. Contractor: Wespac Construction.
Groundbreaking held on March 29; completion in August, 2017.
(courtesy: Todd & Associates)
Mountain Trail Apartments
(927 W. Forest Meadows St.) - 7.4 acres, 160 apartments in 12 two- and three-story buildings.
Developer: Chason Development. Contractor: Wespac Construction.
Expected completion: mid-2017.
construction progress - March, 2016
(courtesy: Wespac Construction)
NAU South Dining renovations
- $22M renovation of 51k s.f. of the basement and first floor of the South Dining Facility and the first floor of the adjacent DuBois Center to provide expanded student dining and learning space (LEED Gold). Architect: Smithgroup JJR. Contractor: Okland Construction.
Construction timeline: June, 2016 - August, 2017.
The Lofts of Flagstaff
(550 W. Forest Meadows St.) - $30M, 227-unit/815-bed student housing complex on 6.1 acres; four 4-story buildings with 12k s.f. ground-floor retail.
Developer: Capstone Collegiate Communities. Contractor: UEB Builders.
Expected completion: late 2017.
(courtesy: Arizona Daily Sun)
Marriott Residence Inn
(100 N. Humphreys St.) - four-story, 110-room hotel across from Wheeler Park to occupy half a downtown city block between Humphreys and Beaver Streets. Developer: FMH Enterprises.
: site plan under review; expected construction start in July, 2016.
demolition of three onsite buildings - spring, 2016
(photo: Betsy Bruner)
Hub at Flagstaff
(btw. Mike's Pike St., Phoenix Ave. & Milton Rd.) - 2.4 acres, 3-5 stories, 591-bed student housing complex with 243 parking spaces and 7k s.f. retail/commercial.
Developer: Core Campus. Architect: Myefski Architects.
: city has approved a revised plan of smaller project; site demolition nearly complete.
site plan; rendering - Milton Rd. elevation
(site plan: Arizona Daily Sun, render: Core Campus)
(800 W. University Heights Dr.) - 111 apartments in six buildings of two and three stories on four acres.
Developer: Chason Development.
: re-zoning and site plan have been approved.
(W. Route 66 and Blackbird Roost) - 160 student housing apartments in 4-5 story buildings with 18k s.f. ground-floor retail on 4.8 acres (now excludes trailer park).
Developer: Landmark Properties.
: developer threatening city with lawsuit over requested streetscape improvements.
(render: Landmark Properties)
(1801 S. Milton Rd.) - mixed-use redevelopment of 6.75 acres of existing Arizona Department of Transportation district office site with residential, retail and commercial (after realignment of University Ave. with Milton Rd. and extension of Beulah Blvd). Developers: Vintage Partners, Core Campus.
: road realignment/redevelopment to begin in 2017 after ADOT relocates to repurposed Harkins Theatres.
site plan with proposed University Ave. realignment/Beulah Blvd. extension; aerial site photo
(courtesy: AZ Daily Sun, Vintage Partners)
NAU Engineering Lab addition
- $24.5M for 40k s.f. addition to the Engineering Building to accommodate program space requirements.
: projected construction timeline: January, 2017 - June, 2018
NAU Ardrey Recital Hall
- $7-14M for a music recital hall to seat approximately 150, as well as practice rooms to be built adjacent to Ardrey Auditorium. Architect: RSP Architects.
: currently in design phase.
The Outlook at Glittering Mountain
(20 mi. W. of Flagstaff on I-40) - 70-acre mixed-use development adjacent to Twin Arrows Casino to include up to 376 housing units plus 400k s.f. of retail, restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues, to be built in four phases over 10 years. Developer: Navajo Nation Shopping Centers.
: county Board of Supervisors approved an initial development plan on Sept. 1, include rezoning for a "planned community."
masterplan map, rendering
(courtesy: Coconino County, Navajo Nation Shopping Centers)
City Public Works Yard
(McAllister Ranch on W. Route 66) - $21.4M for new public works yard to replace existing yard on Mogollon St.
: $14M bond approved by voters in November, 2012, with part of remaining cost possibly financed by sale of existing yard. By mid-2016, a construction contract should be ready to be awarded
, as well as the parcel annexation into city limits and rezoning for government use. Subsequent drawing of plans and construction expected to take an additional 18 months.
Abandoned buildings on McAllister Ranch, site of new public works yard.
(photo: Jake Bacon)
McMillan Mesa Village
(N. Gemini Dr., S. of E. Forest Ave.) - 29 acres on three parcels for 128 duplexes, 64 bungalows and 50 single family homes, targeted as workforce housing.
Architect: Jeffrey DeMure + Associates. Contractor: Miramonte Homes.
: developer requesting rezoning from business park to residential.
(courtesy: Arizona Daily Sun)
Canyon del Rio
(SWC of E. Butler Ave. & N. 4th St.) - 270-acre upscale mixed-use development to include 1,390 single-family and multi-family housing units and 75k s.f. of commercial and retail space. Developer: Canyon del Rio Investors, LLC.
: rezoning application to be submitted.
master plan, commercial/retail rendering
(courtesy: Canyon del Rio)
(2701 S. Woody Mountain Rd.) - 224 cottages and duplexes to house 714 students on 36 acres.
Developer: Aspen Heights LLC.
: developer has withdrawn its request to rezone 33 acres; developer's request to annex 3 acres into city limits was denied by city council on December 2.
Apartments - Catholic school block
(bordered by Humphreys & Beaver Sts., Cherry & Dale Aves.) - 5-story, 180-unit upscale apartment complex with office/retail and 328 underground parking spaces proposed for the downtown block of the San Francisco de Asis Catholic School. Developer: VanTrust Real Estate. Architect: Todd & Associates.
: developer presented a preliminary plan to neighbors on January 13; property sale to close in 2017, with construction lasting approximately 20 months after approval.
site plan; south elevation view on Cherry Ave.
(courtesy: Todd & Associates)
(W. Route 66 & S. Woody Mountain Rd.) - proposed Dark Skies-compliant, master-planned community targeted for first-home buyers to include community spaces and connection to Flagstaff Urban Trail System. Developer: Vintage Partners.
: in early planning stages.
(courtesy: Vintage Partners)
Little America expansion
(S. of E. Butler Ave. & I-40) - expansion of existing 250-room hotel into a resort/retail/residential/golf community on 537 acres with 1,400 residences, shopping center, second hotel, and golf course.
: Regional Plan amendment approved in December, 2013; no applications pending.
(NWC of Birch Ave. & Agassiz St.) - $40M for a new downtown courthouse to be shared with Coconino County and built on the site of the old county jail, with parking in a new 200-space offsite structure.
: city staff to work on plan with county; possibly add a $10M bond issue to the November ballot to cover partial costs.
development site with old county jail adjacent to historic county courthouse
(photo: Jake Bacon)
NAU Student-Athlete Performance Center/Basketball Practice Facility/Multi-Purpose Arena
(South Campus) - proposed facilities to include: Athletic Training/Physical Therapy (21.7k s.f.); Student Performance Center (32k s.f.); Skydome Storage Facility (15k s.f.); Basketball Practice Facility (32.8k s.f.) and Arena (136k s.f.).
: NAU issued an RFQ due March 3, 2015 for design professionals.
(S. of I-40, E. of Coconino Community College) - 325-acre mixed-use development, including 1,600 housing units. Developer: Dover, Kohl & Partners.
(courtesy: Dover, Kohl & Partners)