Development has begun on Phase 1 of a large, upscale community in Norterra envisioned as a residential and commercial hub of activity, a project likely to be second only to Anthem among North Phoenix communities in terms of size and scope.
As reported in February by North Phoenix News and In&Out Magazine, plans for the USAA Real Estate Company project harken to Kierland Commons or Scottsdale Quarter, with restaurants and shopping along a Main Street and lofts above stores. Also planned is a recreation center with pool, a community park and a hotel.
The development sits on 398 acres between I-17 and 19th Avenue, and Happy Valley and Jomax Roads.
Phase 1 will involve 309 single-family homes only, with no retail, said a spokesperson for Sunbelt Holdings, the developer. The first model homes are a ways off. “We anticipate a Grand Opening of all Phase I builders late 2018,” the spokesperson said today.
The community has been named, but the name will be announced along with other details next month. Discuss This Article on Facebook >>>
Video: Phase 1 of the construction as seen from 19th Avenue, looking north toward Jomax Road, then west toward the USAA Phoenix Campus and I-17, then south toward Happy Valley Road.