Discount Store Carved into Offices; Blackstone Accepting Other Clubs’ Golfers

Posted By Mike Padgett

May 29, 2009

Closed Sam’s Club converted into offices

PHOENIX, Ariz. – A Pennsylvania company is renovating a closed Sam’s Club building in north Phoenix into CrossRoads Corporate Center, a large back office building.

Kossman Development Co. of Pittsburgh plans to have the 105,000-square-foot project complete in August. The $800,000 redevelopment includes adding 120 windows along with entrance canopies, additional landscaping and upgraded parking.

The building in the Deer Valley area is just north of Bell Road, on the west side of Interstate 17. Cushman & Wakefield’s Steve Sayre, Michael Sayre, Pat Harlan and Kyle Westfall are the leasing agents.

Kossman Development is one of western Pennsylvania’s largest commercial real estate developers. The company has more than 3 million square feet of developed property among its holdings throughout the Midwest and Southwest.


Private country club course opening to other clubs’ members

PEORIA, Ariz. – With costs rising and membership declining, Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia is opening its Jim Engh-designed course to golfers from other private clubs in Arizona.

“Private clubs in Arizona and throughout the country are looking at ways to increase profits at a time when costs are rising steadily and club memberships are down,” says Curt Smith, chief operating officer for Sunbelt Holdings, Blackstone’s developer in a partnership with Shea Homes.

Members of other Arizona clubs can schedule tee times at Blackstone through their own club professionals.

Blackstone is a private, 570-acre gated community in north Peoria west of Lake Pleasant Road and north of Happy Valley Parkway within the Vistancia development.


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May 29th, 2009

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