Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton project continues municipal approvals

Paradise Valley Town Council unanimously approved an amended final plat for Area C, 39 lots on 17.2 acres, within the Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley campus. Area C, as it’s known between town officials, is designated for resort-branded single family homes. Original plans called for 45 homes on 22.5 acres. The town approved the former special use […]

Building a behemoth: the Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton

Five Star Development gave the Town of Paradise Valley Independent an inside look at the progress being made in the effort to make the Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton resort community come to life. Scottsdale-based Five Star Development, which was founded by prominent developer Jerry Ayoub, is the entity that is bringing the Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton development […]

The Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton continues journey into reality

The final pieces of the Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton resort community development puzzle are beginning to interlock as Five Star Development has announced its proposed construction timeline for the resort and commercial development behemoth. Meanwhile anchor partner Shea Homes Arizona is seeking zoning amendments for its proposed housing stock while a traffic calming measure along Indian […]

Q&A: Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins on Five Star Scottsdale entitlements

The Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton development — a more than 100-acre luxury development effort — is beginning to sprout both its commercial and residential footprint. Over the last few weeks, two major developments have occurred: Five Star Development sold 23 acres of land to Shea Homes within the Ritz-Carlton community in the Town of Paradise Valley […]

Paradise Valley seals the deal for Ritz-Carlton resort community

The Town of Paradise Valley is getting its Ritz-Carlton resort community on a 105-acre swath of land an arrow’s shot from Scottsdale and Lincoln roads. Following hours of deliberations — and a possible reconsideration of the Dec. 21 approval of the plans — Paradise Valley Town Council by a 4 to 3 vote Thursday, Jan. […]

Paradise Valley denies Ritz-Carlton proposal as presented Dec. 17

Four of the seven members of Paradise Valley Town Council held steadfast to their assertion last Thursday that the current Five Star Development proposal to build a luxury resort community is too dense, has too many unknown variables and lacks firm financial commitments to benefit the community at large. During a public hearing Dec. 17 […]

Developer study says Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton proposal hangs millions in the balance

A new report commissioned by the developer of the proposed Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton resort community contends the project will generate $5.3 million per year in sales tax revenues for the town — more than $33 million over the next 10 years — and nearly $10 million in one-time sales tax revenues and permit fees related […]

Schweiker: Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton will reap municipal financial rewards

I thought bringing the Ritz-Carlton and associated residences was a great idea for Paradise Valley in 2008. So when a small group of citizens challenged the Town Council’s approval and put the project to a public vote I volunteered to serve as campaign chairman of the group to uphold the project. Ultimately, town residents overwhelmingly […]

Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton proposal now before decision-makers

The liquid state of the proposed Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton resort community is starting to take its form. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Nov. 5 hosted a joint meeting with its Planning Commission to give residents a chance to speak on the development proposal and to hear members of the commission speak on their respective recommendation […]

Paradise Valley Planning Commission recommends approval of Ritz-Carlton

After weeks of deliberation the Paradise Valley Planning Commission has voted to recommend Paradise Valley Town Council approve major amendments to a previously approved special-use permit allowing the construction of a Ritz-Carlton resort community within town limits. The commission voted 5-2 Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Commission members Thomas Campbell […]