Andy Baron Explains the Inspirada Parks!

Principal Andy Baron was featured in a video on Potenza, Capriola, and (the future) Aventura Parks in Inspirada. Andy describes what goes into the planning and design of such heavily programmed parks, and Guy Martin of Martin-Harris Construction comments on the construction process as well.   One main goal with these parks in Inspirada? To appeal to the multi-generational residents with activities for all ages, and keep the design concept open so parents can be in the areas programmed for their…

Capriola and Potenza Parks Open at Inspirada!

Things are movin’ and shakin’ at Inspirada! Capriola and Potenza parks are featured in an article by the Las Vegas Review Journal this week, highlighting how they are essential in helping the City of Henderson achieve its goal of providing a park within a half-mile of every residence. The brand new facilities encourage homebuyers to the community and provide a variety of experiences for people of all ages. Capriola Park spans over 13 acres and includes basketball and tennis courts, multi-use…

Eastmark and Vistancia Two of the Best Places to Live in Arizona!

AZ Foothills Magazine released its list of “Best Places to Live in Arizona” article last week and we are thrilled that two AndersonBaron projects, Eastmark and Vistancia, have made the list! Eastmark made its official debut in June, promising to be the “heart and hub” of the East Valley. In its first phase, Eastmark offers homes from seven of the Valley’s top homebuilders – Maracay Homes, Mattamy, Meritage, Ryland Homes, Standard Pacific Homes, Taylor Morrision and Woodside. The five square…

Developers give Inspirada a new launch

Piggy-backing off of the article on August 2nd of Inspirada’s model complex opening, the Review-Journal continues to give Inspirada props for being a positive glimpse into the future of home building recovery in southern Nevada. While new home sales the first half of 2014 have been less than what was expected, Inspirada could potentially increase permit activity in the market by 10-20% over the next six-18 months. There are early sings among the three of Inspirada’s four developers that sales…

Inspirada Revival to Lift Housing Market?

While the full-blown grand reopening of the Inspirada Master Plan is set to take place on October, 4th, the home builders (KB Home, Pardee Homes, and Toll Bros.) scheduled a “sales blitz” to showcase their models in the 1,900-acre master planned community on August 1st. This article in the Review Journal is charging Inspirada with leading the trends towards economic recovery, since no master plan has debuted so many neighborhoods and models in one day since before the recession. The…

in the news | echelon gets some love on channel 3

Arizona’s Channel 3 news featured the Echelon at Ocotillo project and showed AndersonBaron’s site plans and entry illustrative!  Since the project is a big move forward for the City of Chandler to have a quality project come out of the abandoned Compadre Stadium (which used to host the Brewer’s spring training games until the late 90s), the project has been getting a lot of attention.  The City of Chandler approved the zoning amendment to allow the luxury residential development to…

in the news | andersonbaron projects making headlines

One of AndersonBaron’s projects, Echelon in Chandler, Arizona, was featured in the July volume of Arizona Builder’s Exchange! The article feature’s the approval of the Standard Pacific Homes project, Echelon, and its approval to replace the old Compadre Stadium site in Chandler’s Ocotillo master plan.  The project is a mix of single family traditional homes and higher density town homes in a gated community with upscale water features and lakes.  The Chandler City Council gave its blessing to the project…

Chandler approves Echelon at Ocotillo

Chandler City Council voted on Thursday, June 26th in favor of the Echelon housing development to take the place of Chandler’s Compadre Stadium Ballpark – the long abandoned spring training facility for the Brewers from the late 1980’s to 1990’s.   The City Council voted to approve the 318 homes and townhomes in the gated community of Chandler’s Ocotillo master plan. Demolition of the stadium is already underway!  AndersonBaron, along with the client and project owner, Standard Pacific Homes, are extremely…

Avondale Approves Parkside Village!

On June 16th The Avondale City Council approved Ridgewood Real Estate Partners’ master plan in the City’s Freeway Corridor known as Parkside Village, of which AndersonBaron was a key member of the planning team.  Parkside is a 784 lot master plan located at the southwest corner of Indian School Road and 99th Avenue in Avondale, Arizona, that emphasizes walkability, features a large central park, 3 transit stops and an approximately 18 minute (car) commute to downtown Phoenix. AndersonBaron, along with…

in the news | andersonbaron projects making headlines

Last week the Chandler City Council approved one of AndersonBaron’s planning projects with KB Home on a 4-3 split vote. The project proposes 90 two-story homes on the 14-acre site in a “cluster home” design (meaning a group of houses would share a common driveway), at the northeastern corner of Arizona Avenue and Queen Creek Road.  This approval went against the Planning & Zoning Commission’s recommendations, as this area is planned for commercial or high-density residential and lies within the…