SW Phoenix Shopping Center Trades for $11.2M in All Cash, Value Add Deal

South Mountain Crossing

The South Mountain Crossing shopping center at 3636 W. Southern Ave. in Phoenix, sold for nearly $11.2, $84 per square foot, in an all cash, value add investment sale. The sale closed on June 20.

The transaction includes the 132,314-square-foot shopping center space, four developable pads and a 6.6 acre parcel for future retail development.



Lee & Associates Arizona Fincham/Dempsey Investment Team, led by principals Jan Fincham and Pat Dempsey, facilitated the transaction on behalf of both the owner, RN South Mountain Properties, LLC and the buyer, South Mountain Retail, LLC.



RN South Mountain Properties, LLC originally purchased the property in February 2012. At the time, the property was a failed development project that included what was to be a Mervyn’s-anchored shopping center. However, Mervyn’s declared bankruptcy and the project failed. RN properties back-filled the former Mervyn’s building with a Goodwill store and a Cal Ranch Store, a 20-store ranch and home chain from Boise, Idaho. In addition, the RN properties group recently negotiated a to-be-built McDonald’s on a ground lease on the hard corner as well as a new Filiberto’s restaurant.

Built in 2007, the shopping center is nearly 80 percent occupied and has the additional 6.6 acres of excess land which is entitled for an additional 61,788 square feet of building space. The entire property sits on 25.6 acres. The center is located in the dynamic Laveen area of Southwest Phoenix and is bounded by major arterial corridors Southern Avenue, 35th Avenue and is close to Interstate 10.

For more information, contact Pat Dempsey at 602.954.3772, pdempsey@leearizona.com, and Jan Fincham at 602.954.3754, jfincham@leearizona.com.

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