Urban Realty's Downtown Tempe Lofts & Condos Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Urban Realty & Development
Urban Realty specializes in the Downtown Tempe Lofts, Townhomes, & Condos market. This blog will update users on all the exciting current developments and the future developments planned!



It was interesting to see Cramer, from CNBC's "Mad Money", give his prediction for when he believes housing would hit the "bottom".  He actually predicted the day!  309 Days from August 26th or around the third quarter of 2009. Obviously, no one has a cristal ball, but he is very entertaining to ...
Moving around Downtown Tempe is about to get a whole lot easier... and we're not talking about the long awaited light rail project either.  Two new concepts are preparing to open on Mill Avenue and along Tempe Town Lake. The first, located in the Centerpoint on Mill development along Mill Avenue ...
Bridgeview at Hayden Ferry Lakeside is currently the premier development in downtown Tempe.  Perched beside Tempe Town Lake, the watery blue glass structure boasts amazing amenties.  Full time concierge service, billards room with a theater, gourmet kitchen and a club room are just a few of the s...
August 21, 2008 UPDATE: CVS Pharmacy officially opened their doors this week on the corner of Mill Avenue and University in the very heart of Downtown Tempe.  This is exciting news considering that our long awaited grocery store (Whole Foods) has now been put on hold.  While it may not be a daily...
August 20, 2008 UPDATE: According to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal, the Centerpoint Condos development may be close to finishing a deal with a lender to fund the remaining $75M to complete the project.  Not all too surprising, the money looks like it will be "funneled" through Mortgage...
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 downtow...
UPDATE: On Thursday, August 14, 2008 the East Valley Tribune interviewed the developer of the Centerpoint Condominiums, Ken Losch.  This provides the Tempe community with a good update on the current status of this key development in the heart of Downtown Tempe. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO INTERVIEW...
As previously discussed on this Blog, the little "found" retail space behind the post office at the corner of Mill Avenue and 5th Street was under construction and ready to accept a new tenant. (Earlier Post)  Now, the space has officially opened it's doors as the "Thirsty Dog 2 Go".  This very u...
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...
South-Bank released a contsruction status update today.  The 27.3 acre urban community broke ground in April of this year and the infrastructure is now 60% complete.  They also released this great new rendering (below) of the site and we continue to be very impressed with the size and scope of th...

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