The Weitz Company announces the May 6, 2015, groundbreaking of Encore on First West, a transit oriented apartment community targeted to independent seniors (55+). Located in downtown Mesa, Ariz. at 47 West 1st Avenue, the development follows the successful Encore on First community that opened with 81 units in January 2013. The expansion phase adds an additional 44 residential units. www.encoreseniorhousing.com
The project’s developer, Urban Development Partners, has selected Weitz to support the construction of the second building, delivering site, utility and landscaping work. Shopworks Architecture is the architect for the project.
“Weitz is thrilled to have been selected as the construction partner for Encore on First West,” says Mike Bontrager, executive vice president, The Weitz Company. “We have been serving Phoenix and the Southwest for nearly 50 years and are extremely proud of the work we have performed for our clients. Our crew looks forward to getting started on the Encore on First West project, bringing the vision to life for our client, Urban Development Partners.”