tempe urban living: MoJo Yogurt Gives Away Free Yogurt - 02/19/09 02:10 AM

On Friday, February 20th between 1pm and 8pm be sure to swing by the new MoJo Yogurt in downtown Tempe (on Mill Avenue and 3rd Street) for FREE yogurt!  You’ll get to enjoy some of the best “good-for-you” yogurt around in a truly hip and modern space.  Go to MoJo Yogurt’s website for more.
 
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tempe urban living: Entrepreneurs Wanted in Downtown Tempe! - 12/12/08 08:13 PM

 
“Hip and authentic downtown environment needs entrepreneurs, visionaries, restauranteurs, retailers, urban dwellers, creatives, and aggressive city leaders to reinvent its main street/city center. Ability to think outside the box a plus.”Blame it on the economy.  Blame it on developers like DMB whose postponed “Centerpoint on Mill” re-development plan caused many Mill Avenue retailers and restaurants to go “dark”.  Or, here’s a popular one, blame it on “Tempe Marketplace”!  Whatever we want to blame it on, there is little doubt that Mill Avenue and downtown Tempe is in need of some new energy.A few weeks ago, the Bamboo Club, a … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Tempe Has Best Downtown for Small Biz! - 12/10/08 07:43 PM
Small businesses love Downtown Tempe and believe it has the best quality of life in Arizona-- this is according to a recent survey of 3,000 Arizona small businesses.  Although Urban Realty has been promoting the urban lifestyle for living and working for years, it is great to finally see it confirmed with hard statistics!Read the complete article here Find an office or retail space for your small business here
Read another article about working in downtown Tempe

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tempe urban living: Centerpoint Condos Makes Announcements - 12/05/08 07:35 PM
Urban Realty received the following letter from the owners/developers of the Centerpoint Condominiums development today.  We thought it was worth sharing:“We are excited to notify you that Centerpoint’s 22-story residential tower may open as early as this Spring with the retail plaza level following this Summer!  We value our relationship with you, so we wanted to be sure to keep you informed of our significant milestones.  We are writing to update you on a new strategic direction that we have selected to take in order to move forward more expeditiously to open Centerpoint Condominiums. As the tallest towers in Tempe’s Mill Avenue … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Mosaic Condos and Mortgages Limited - 12/03/08 08:37 PM
It was announced in the Arizona Republic today that the judge in the Mortgages Limited bankruptcy case has approved an agreement between the developer, KML Development, of Mosaic Condominiums and their lender, Mortgages Limited.  In the ruling, the judge reduced the principal owed on the amount currently funded by Mortgages Limited by more than half-- from $30.3M to $14.9M.  Of greater importance to all Tempe urbanites was the revelation that plans for the Mosaic development site are now focusing on high-end student housing.  Developing...
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tempe urban living: Dunkin' Donuts On Mill Avenue - 12/03/08 08:29 PM
If the Dunkin’ Donuts slogan is true that “America Runs on Dunkin’”, then it appears “Mill Avenue Runs on Dunkin’” now too!Quietly opening a few weeks ago, Dunkin’ Donuts is a great addition to the Mill Avenue District and the tempe urban scene.  Offering a quick, in and out, self serve option for those on the go, Dunkin’s staples are donuts and coffee.  But, one can also enjoy a small selection of bagels and cream cheese (a good option previously missing on Mill Avenue) as well as muffins, specialty coffees, etc.  The best part of Dunkin’ Donuts is their prices.  Compare … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Orchidhouse Lofts For Rent and For Sale - 08/18/08 01:57 AM
FEATURED PROPERTY FOR RENT AND FOR SALE: The Lofts at Orchidhouse Live/Work Property Live & Work at the Orchidhouse Lofts 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom and various units available, 11ft Ceilings, loft style exposed ductwork, concrete ceilings, wood floors.  Fantastic urban location in the heart of downtown Tempe close to shopping, restaurants, walk to ASU, Tempe Town Lake and everything else downtown Tempe has to offer! Units currently available for rent for $1,650 through $1,995 per month and units for sale from $355,000 to $479,000.  Call or email for more information. Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Mill Avenue Continues to Create - 08/10/08 01:51 PM
Downtown Tempe has long been home to creative and interesting urban spaces.  Now that tradition continues with Vic Linoff & Stu Siefer's plans for the alley way behind Mill Avenue.  Thank goodness for these creative types who keep reinventing our much loved Mill Avenue district!  Full story below:
 

 
Mill landowners creating euro-style alley
 
by Dianna M. Náñez - Aug. 8, 2008
The Arizona Republic
A wave of luxury condos sprouting in downtown Tempe has some wondering if Mill Avenue is trading the last of its bohemian charm for a cookie-cutter Scottsdale setting.Some say bringing an upscale feel … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Centerpoint Condominiums Financial Heartbeat - 08/02/08 02:31 PM
And the beat goes on!
In a news report in the Arizona Republic today (Article) it was reported that Mortgages Limited is working on a plan to give Avenue Communities additional funding-- about $4.5M to be exact.  This would allow the developer to secure the nearly completed high rises from the elements.  Mortgages Limited has said that this would be part of a larger plan to provide additional funding to Centerpoint in the future.  According to the report, Mortgages Ltd has met with undisclosed lenders who are willing to give Centerpoint additional funding.  Of particular note, the report claims that the … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Tempe Lures Hip Yogurt Concepts - 08/01/08 05:52 PM
The Pinkberry (www.pinkberry.com), YogoTango (www.yogotango.com), Red Mango (www.redmangousa.com) and other similar concepts which team a hip, modern and usually urban space with "good for you" frozen yogurts and toppings have been sweeping some Asian countries for years.  In the last year or so, California has practically been breeding these new concepts.  In downtown San Diego alone there are already four of these cool spots!  So, it was only a matter of time that the purveyors of these creamy delights set their eyes on their neighbor next door (Arizona).  Downtown Tempe has landed one such concept currently under construction in the Brickyard … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Urban Living Advantages Continue to Receive National Coverage - 07/30/08 04:02 PM
The USA Today cover page on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 read, "Reinventing America's Suburbs... Gas prices help drive push for more town centers to go with housing".  You can read the whole story below.  We predict the media will continue to promote the benefits of urban living as fuel costs continue to rise.
USA TODAY ARTICLE
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tempe urban living: Orchidhouse Lofts For Rent - 05/26/08 01:01 AM
FEATURED PROPERTY FOR RENT: The Lofts at Orchidhouse Live/Work Property  Live & Work at this Lofts at Orchidhouse 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, 1,229 s.f., 11ft Ceilings, loft style exposed ductwork, concrete ceilings. Fantastic urban location in the heart of downtown Tempe close to shopping, restaurants, walk to ASU, Tempe Town Lake and everything else downtown Tempe has to offer! Offered at $1,995 per month. Call or email for more information. Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, leasing, consulting and developer services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home in the modern world. Whether … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Stadium Tower... Now Lumina Tempe! - 08/16/07 03:30 AM
For all of those keeping track, the exciting new development at the corner of 5th Street & College Avenue in downtown Tempe has a new name.  What was previously "Stadium Tower" has now evolved into "Lumina" Tempe.  One of the two towers will be the new Lumina Hotel concept, while the other tower will be the residential condominium tower, but both will share the name "Lumina".Want to live or work in Downtown Tempe?  Call an Urban Real Estate Broker who actually lives & works in Downtown Tempe! Feel free to contact us at our live/work loft in downtown Tempe. Urban Realty would … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Onyx Tower Information - 08/09/07 08:11 PM
See the story below for more information on the new Onyx Tower at Tempe Town Lake! 
Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting and brokerage services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home in the modern world. Whether that "home" is a minimalist sanctuary in the penthouse suite, an industrial style office space with exposed ductwork and concrete floors, or a hip new retail shop on "Main Street", Urban Realty & Development is ready to show you that life is in the heart of the city. Call us at our live/work loft in … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry Lakeside For Sale - 07/18/07 02:11 PM
Featured Property: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry Lakeside
This Stunning 2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bathroom, 1,661 s.f. condominium overlooks Tempe Town Lake with it's 6th floor wall of windows facing the North East Corner of the building. This urban home includes a fireplace, a large corner patio with views of Papago Mountains, Tempe Town Lake. Hayden Ferry Lakeside includes a swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, and a full time door attendant. Walk to Mill Avenue, ASU, and enjoy everything that downtown Tempe has to offer. Offered at $1,275,000. Call or email for more information.
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tempe urban living: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry Lakeside For Sale - 07/18/07 02:02 PM
Featured Property: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry Lakeside
Offered at $569,000, This large 1 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bathroom, 1,264 s.f., condo at Tempe Town Lake includes a fireplace, large patio with fantastic views, a swimming pool, jacuzzi, and a gym. Seller is offering the following incentive with full priced offer. SELLER TO PAY 1 YEAR OF HOA FEE FOR BUYER! Call or email for more information.
Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting and brokerage services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home in the modern world. Whether that "home" is … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: The Lofts at Orchidhouse For Rent - 07/18/07 01:55 PM
FEATURED PROPERTY FOR RENT: The Lofts at Orchidhouse Live/Work Property
Live & Work at this Lofts at Orchidhouse 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1,078 s.f., 11ft Ceilings, loft style exposed ductwork, concrete ceilings, white gloss cabinetry. Fantastic urban location in the heart of downtown Tempe close to shopping, restaurants, walk to ASU, Tempe Town Lake and everything else downtown Tempe has to offer! Offered at $2,250 per month. Call or email for more information.
Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting and brokerage services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: The Lofts at Orchidhouse For Sale - 07/18/07 01:52 PM
Featured Property: The Lofts at Orchidhouse
2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1,340 s.f., 11ft Ceilings, loft style exposed ductwork, maple cabintes with island, in the heart of downtown Tempe close to shopping, restaurants, walking distance to ASU, Tempe Town Lake and everything else downtown Tempe has to offer! Offered at $569,900. Call or email for more information.
Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting and brokerage services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home in the modern world. Whether that "home" is a minimalist sanctuary in the penthouse suite, an industrial … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Villagio at Tempe Condo For Sale - 07/18/07 01:41 PM
FEATURED PROPERTY: VILLAGIO AT TEMPE
Offered at $283,900, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1,181 s.f., patio, 2 car garage, unbelievable location just minutes from ASU and the new Tempe Marketplace & Mesa Riverview! Call or email for more information.

Urban Realty & Development, provides full service real estate sales, consulting and brokerage services to those who, like us, are looking for their very own home in the modern world. Whether that "home" is a minimalist sanctuary in the penthouse suite, an industrial style office space with exposed ductwork and concrete floors, or a hip new retail shop on "Main Street", … (0 comments)

tempe urban living: Tempe Town Lake gets a Glimpse of it's Future - 05/24/07 05:14 PM
Tempe Town Lake gets a Glimpse of it's Future
Suncor, the developer of the Hayden Ferry Lakeside development currently under construction (Edgewater condos & Bridgeview condos), has revealed their initial proposal for what will be the jewel of Tempe Town Lake... Marina Heights.
Although the first building of the development is not planned for completion until 2009, the project has received significant attention due to it's style & scale.
Quoting from an article in the Arizona Republic, "Marina Heights has a nautical theme. Its plans show nine new high-rise towers and three- and four-story low-rise condominiums. The parcel runs from immediately east of Hayden … (0 comments)

 

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