Q&A: The shared economy, the Town of Paradise Valley and JBW

The Town of Paradise Valley Independent reached out to Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner to better understand his perspective specific to the fledging shared economy emerging within town limits. Mr. Bien-Willner — a lawyer by trade, an entrepreneur at heart — offers three examples of town efforts. They are: The Town of Paradise Valley has published a […]

Legacy value arguments shape Town of Paradise Valley development

The Town of Paradise Valley is special. The landlocked municipality is unique as it borders major metropolitan areas — the City of Phoenix and the City of Scottsdale — but since its 1961 incorporation the town has remained a beloved residential relic of 20th Century American suburbia. Situated amongst both historical and natural landmarks, Town […]

Paradise Valley councilwomen hold steadfast to community values

The Town of Paradise Valley is on the precipice of what developer dreams may become as municipal leaders weigh the cost and benefits of luxury housing, multifamily and resort development inching toward fruition. In all, there are eight special use permit projects making their way through various cogs of the Paradise Valley municipal process, Community […]

Paradise Valley offers consensus on roadway improvements leading to, shaping resort development

Following years of deliberations, it appears Paradise Valley Town Council has closed upon a consensus of how Indian Bend Road and Lincoln Drive improvements will unfold in coming months. Despite its anticipated summer slumber, the local governing body descended upon Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, in a special meeting July 1 to decide upon […]

Paradise Valley lays foundation for 21st Century municipal complex overhaul

The Town of Paradise Valley continues the 21st Century overhaul of the municipal complex as elected leaders recently approved an $80,000 contract to lay the technological infrastructure for pending improvements. Paradise Valley Town Council approved a contract not to exceed $81,779 with Level 7 technologies to lay both communications and fiber optics conduit throughout the […]

The Independent Interview: Q&A with District 28 Rep. Aaron Lieberman

The Town of Paradise Valley finds itself a part of Arizona Legislative District 28 — spanning from Union Hills to Thomas Road, and from Interstate 17 to just east of Scottsdale Road Paradise Valley son, Aaron Lieberman, a Democrat, is a freshman Representative at the Arizona Legislature replacing Maria Syms, a Republican, at the state […]

Proposed operations at Paradise Valley Lincoln Medical Plaza draws council concern

Paradise Valley Town Council continues to grapple with the appropriate use and scope of operations at the proposed installation of a revitalized Lincoln Medical Plaza at 7125 E. Lincoln Drive. The local governing board deliberated tenets of the proposal — including an overview of updates to proposed plans encapsulating the major special use permit amendment […]

Luxury housing values skyrocket as consumer desires eclipse 20th Century staples

Numbers suggest, and experts agree, spring 2019 could be a baseline of boom years to come as the sales of million dollar homes in the Town of Paradise Valley continue to realize significant gains in average sale price, sales volume and price per square foot. The average price per square foot for a home found […]

Paradise Valley continues tussle with right approach to Lincoln Drive improvements

Since September of last year, Town of Paradise Valley officials have been wrestling with the appropriate approach to Lincoln Drive median improvements — from about Mockingbird Lane to Scottsdale Road — that could play an integral role in the success of contemplated development. That intellectual tussle continues today. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Feb. 28 […]

Bankruptcy outcome sets stage for redefinition of Phoenix real estate’s crown jewel

Crown Realty & Development appears likely to play an unprecedented role in how the future of economic development will unfold in the Valley of the Sun, the City of Phoenix — and perhaps the state of Arizona. “To fund public education you have to make hay while the sun shines and what that means in […]