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Dr. Ed Cohen to Relocate Highly Successful Practice from Anthem Location to Provide Pet Care Services to Northwest Valley Residents

Stetson Hills Animal Hospital

The Stetson Village Shopping Center in northwest Phoenix will be the home to the new Stetson Hills Animal Hospital late this summer, according to Dr. Ed Cohen and officials of The Pederson Group, developers of the center located at the northeast corner of 39th Avenue and Happy Valley Road in northwest Phoenix.

Dr. Cohen – who has operated the Anthem Pet Medical Center in Anthem since 2005 – said the new location “will provide us the opportunity to expand our reach in the northwest Valley by providing our state-of-the-art veterinary services to additional pet owners seeking comprehensive medical, surgical, holistic and dental care for their pets.”
Joining Dr. Cohen at the Stetson Hills Animal Hospital will be Dr. Denise Dawson and their highly experienced team of professionals who are also passionate advocates for providing advanced pain management services, herbal treatments, nutritional therapy, and acupuncture.

“We are looking forward to the debut of our new facility,” Dr. Cohen said, “and want the public to know that we are committed to providing compassionate and quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet in a professional and stress-free environment as we would do for our own pets.”

James R. Pederson, vice president of leasing for The Pederson Group, said, “Over the past 10 years, Dr. Cohen and his team have developed a loyal following of pet owners who rely on his traditional and holistic expertise in the area of veterinary medicine. We believe residents of the trade area will Dr. Cohen to be a valuable resource for the treatment and care of their pet family members.”

Stetson Village, which opened in November, 2008, incorporates an upscale design incorporating natural desert stones, stone tile, and a series of restaurant patios, upscale landscaping and a tree-lined entrance. Anchored by a 57,860-square-foot Safeway Store – the 144,360-square-foot center is located in close proximity to some of the northwest area’s newest upscale residential developments, including Stetson Hills, a master-planned community anticipated to have approximately 4,000 new homes.

For more than 32 years The Pederson Group has been a premier Phoenix-based real estate development company specializing in upscale retail projects. The company has developed and remodeled more than 27 highly successful retail and mixed-use projects in the greater Phoenix area, and has developed shopping centers totaling more than five million square feet.
Tenants at Stetson Village include: Safeway, Fitness One, Phoenix Children’s Academy, Chase Bank, Starbuck’s, Bambino’s Sports Grill, Burger King, FastMed, Little Caesar’s Pizza, Great Clips, Federico’s Mexican Restaurant, Blimpie Subs & Salads, Celebrity Tanning, Humble Pie, Optical Gallery Arizona, Stetson Village Family Dentistry, Angel Touch Nails, GNC, Radiant Jewelers, Top That Frozen Yogurt, Bella Donne Salon Suites, Edward Jones, UPS Store, EdOptions Learning Center, The Good Egg, Stetson Cleaners, L.C.’s World Taekwondo, Papa Murphy’s, West Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, See Spot Shop, Sumit’s Yoga and Sonoran Cycles.

SCOTTSDALE – Drawing upon more than 16 years of personal training experience, Jose Chacon has opened Mostro Fitness, a stand-alone independent personal training studio, at the Ancala Village Shopping Center, located at the southwest corner of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Via Linda in northeast Scottsdale.

Mostro Fitness
Chacon will operate the new venture in association with Karen Young, an independent personal trainer who possesses a diversified background in fitness training, nutrition and health and human performance.
“Mostro Fitness is a place for people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels,” Chacon said. “It is our goal to create a unique environment for people to work with a personal trainer on a one-to-one basis to achieve their own personal fitness goals.”
The hallmarks of Mostro Fitness will be simplicity and diversity, Chacon said. “In an industry that can be confusing at times, we will encourage individuals to have fun discovering new techniques and simple workouts that are designed and supervised by highly-experienced personal trainers. Our goal is to provide every one of our clients with a unique training regimen that is specifically suited to their own individual needs.”
Mostro Fitness offers a full array of workout equipment to accommodate a variety of fitness needs, including free weights, kettle bells, TRX, medicine and stability balls, kick-boxing equipment, row machines and cable machines and a variety of cardio equipment.
Mostro Fitness – which occupies approximately 2,004 square feet at Ancala Village – provides its trainers with 24-hour access so clients can train at any hour of the day seven days a week.
Chacon and Young are also in the process of recruiting knowledgeable and experienced part-time and full-time personal trainers to join their new northeast Scottsdale team. The couple encourages interested trainers and/or clients to contact Mostro Fitness at (480) 251-3400 or (480) 747-4432.
James R. Pederson, designated broker for The Pederson Group, said, “Mostro Fitness will offer Scottsdale area residents with an innovative and unique approach to personal fitness. Jose Chacon and Karen Young possess broad scope of personal training expertise for people of all ages looking for a new and innovative way to improve their strength, flexibility and overall well-being. Residents of the trade area should find Mostro Fitness to be a valuable resource for their personal training needs.”
Ancala Village is anchored by a 46,059-square-foot Safeway Store. Other notable tenants at Ancala Village include ACE Hardware, The Good Egg, Chase Bank, Dunkin Donuts, Taco Bell, Spinato’s Pizzaria, George & Sons Asian Cuisine, and International School of Arizona.
The center is located in close proximity to some of north Scottsdale’s most successful residential developments, including Ancala, McDowell Mountain Ranch, Scottsdale Ranch and Stonegate.
For more than 32 years The Pederson Group has been a premier Phoenix-based real estate development company specializing in upscale retail projects. The company has developed and remodeled more than 27 highly successful retail and mixed-use projects in the greater Phoenix area, and has developed shopping centers totaling more than five million square feet.

Robert and Tami Drozt Bring Nation’s Largest Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza Chain
To Hayden Road and Thompson Peak Parkway Retail Center in Northeast Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE – Papa Murphy’s, the United States’ largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain, has announced it will open its newest Arizona franchised-owned outlet early this summer at Hayden Peak Crossing, located at the southeast corner of Hayden Road and Thompson Peak Parkway just north of the 101 Freeway.

Papa Murphy’s
Robert and Tami Drozt, who will be opening their first Papa Murphy’s franchise, possess more than 60 years of combined experience in the commercial printing, retail and insurance industries.
“After years of research,” Robert Drozt said, “Tami and I discovered that Papa Murphy’s combines a formula of quality food, high service standards and a proven track record that will serve us well as we embark on this exciting business venture. It is our hope to combine our entrepreneurial skills to open additional stores throughout the greater Phoenix area in the near future.”

Hayden Peak Crossing is the “perfect location for our first restaurant,” Drozt said, “because of its family orientation and its diversified mix of tenants that appeal to the residents of northeast Scottsdale. We feel the Papa Murphy’s product offering will make a great addition to other retail outlets located within the center.”

Drozt said the Hayden Peak location will feature Papa Murphy’s “create model” that focuses on complete transparency and personalization of each pizza. The open layout allows each customer to view the entire pizza building process, beginning with the scratch-made dough preparation area, the addition of fresh, hand-chopped vegetable toppings, and the freshly-grated 100% whole-milk mozzarella cheese. A digital menu board display will enhance the guest experience and provide a resource for local messaging.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) is a franchisor and operator of the largest Take ‘N’ Bake pizza chain in the United States, selling uncooked pizzas that customers bake at home. Founded in 1981, the company currently operates over 1,400 franchised and corporate-owned fresh pizza stores in 38 States, Canada and United Arab Emirates. Papa Murphy’s core purpose is to bring all families together through food people love with a goal to create fun, convenient and fulfilling family dinners. In addition to scratch-made pizzas, the Company offers a growing menu of grab ‘n’ go items, including salads, sides and desserts.

Occupying 1,323 square feet, the new Papa Murphy’s will join a growing roster of sit-down and fast-casual restaurants at Hayden Peak Crossing, including Local Bistro, Pure Sushi, Tavern Americana, The Good Egg, Juan Jaime’s Tacos and Tequila, Kale and Clover, nékter Juice Bar and Starbuck’s.

James R. Pederson, designated broker for The Pederson Group, said, “We are truly excited about working with Robert and Tami to bring Papa Murphy’s to Hayden Peak Crossing. The Papa Murphy’s brand is widely recognized as a leader in the ‘take ‘n bake’ restaurant sector, and we are confident that the expected opening of this new tenant will create quite a buzz within the trade area. Papa Murphy’s should have a great appeal to the large number of families residing in the immediate trade area that includes Grayhawk, DC Ranch and McDowell Mountain Ranch.”

Hayden Peak Crossing is a 145,000-square-foot upscale neighborhood shopping center that is anchored by a very successful Fry’s Signature Supermarket. The center has emerged as one of north Scottsdale’s most vibrant neighborhood shopping centers. The nine-year-old center is now fully occupied with a variety of retail tenants, including Choice Pet Market, Body Lab, Hi-Health, Sumit’s Yoga, a Bank of America branch and an assortment of other locally-owned and national tenants.

For more than 32 years The Pederson Group has been a premier Phoenix-based real estate development company specializing in upscale retail projects. The company has developed and remodeled more than 27 highly successful retail and mixed-use projects in the greater Phoenix area, and has developed shopping centers totaling more than five million square feet.

Orange County-Based Franchise Announces Planned February Opening at Northeast Scottsdale Shopping Center

SCOTTSDALE – nékter Juice Bar, one of the southwest United States’ most unique fast-casual restaurant concepts, has announced it will open its sixth Valley location early in 2015 at Hayden Peak Crossing at the southeast corner of Hayden Road and Thompson Peak Parkway just north of the 101 Freeway.

Nekter

nékter Juice Bar is a privately-owned company founded in Orange County, Calif. in 2010 by Steve and Alexis Schulze . nékter is at the forefront of the juicing revolution that is hitting America with a healthy array of cold-pressed juices, smoothies and acai bowls. The company continues to grow, expanding its reach throughout the United States with “juiceries” in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada, as well as southern and northern California. . nékter’s product line will soon expand with the addition of new food and drink menu items featuring farm fresh salads and cold-pressed coffees, as well as a new app allowing guests to order and pay for their favorite nékter items in advance.

nékter currently has juice bars open in Phoenix, Scottsdale (2), Gilbert and Chandler.
“We are thrilled that Arizona consumers have embraced the nékter lifestyle so enthusiastically,” said Steve Schulze, co-founder, president of chief executive officer. “The Hayden Peak Crossing location allows us to meet the demand for our popular, juices, smoothies, acai bowls and other healthy, farm-fresh food items in the north Scottsdale area, and we are excited about our February opening.”
Occupying 1,115 square feet, nékter joins a growing roster of sit-down and fast-casual restaurants at Hayden Peak Crossing, including Local Bistro, Pure Sushi, Tavern Americana, The Good Egg, Juan Jaime’s Tacos and Tequila and Starbuck’s.

James R. Pederson, vice president of leasing for The Pederson Group, said, “Steve and Alexis Schulze have developed a unique retail concept featuring a vibrant, neighborhood juice bar offering fresh juices and smoothies that are complemented by a wide assortment of equally nutritious snacks, acai bowls and other health-oriented products. Their success in the highly-competitive southern California retail marketplace has been replicated in the greater Phoenix area. We look forward to their February opening at Hayden Peak Crossing and believe nékter Juice Bar will become a morning and afternoon favorite gathering spot for residents of the surrounding trade area.”

Hayden Peak Crossing is a 145,000-square-foot upscale neighborhood shopping center that is anchored by a very successful Fry’s Signature Supermarket. The center has emerged as one of north Scottsdale’s most vibrant neighborhood shopping centers. The seven-year-old center is now fully occupied with a variety of retail tenants, including Classy Jazzy, Body Lab, Hi-Health, Sumit’s Yoga, a Bank of America branch and an assortment of other locally-owned and national tenants.
For more than 31 years The Pederson Group has been a premier Phoenix-based real estate development company specializing in upscale retail projects. The company has developed and remodeled more than 27 highly successful retail and mixed-use projects in the greater Phoenix area, and has developed shopping centers totaling more than five million square feet.