Upcoming $ 41 Million Arbor Transformation Project in Downtown Tempe

Phoenix-based developer Georges olivier unveiled its redevelopment plans for the iconic Hayden Station mixed-use property in downtown Tempe, Arizona. Renamed Arbor, the $ 41 million experiential office project will include an $ 18 million renovation that will transform the five-building campus into a one-of-a-kind office and retail destination located in one of the markets most sought after offices in the country. .

Under the theme of ‘Urban Organic’ design, Arbor will balance a palette of natural materials and indoor-outdoor environments with an experience-driven set of amenities that pays homage to its prime urban location. The approach will place a strong emphasis on vegetation, add patios, and convert yards into semi-private parks with outdoor collaboration and relaxation spaces.


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“We are excited to launch this one-of-a-kind product in downtown Tempe and even more excited about what it will bring to the market: a tactile design paired with an unrivaled equipment base that is exactly what users want. ask as they reoccupy their offices, ”said Curt Kremer, founder and managing partner of George Oliver. “Arbor will provide all the comforts people have grown to love in their home offices, while providing the perfect backdrop for secure on-site team collaboration in exceptional meeting and work spaces. “

Arbor is located at 310 S. Mill Ave., on the southwest corner of Mill Avenue and Third Street. The project was initially delivered to the market in 1986 under the name Hayden Station. When complete, Arbor will total 124,189 square feet with four two-story mixed-use office and retail buildings and one five-story office building with top-notch shared amenities.

The Denizen Leisure Lounge will be located at the center of the project, serving as a staging area and concierge center with collaborative seating, a test kitchen and cocktail bar, and virtual darts. Passing through The Denizen, tenants will arrive at the Arbor wellness center, featuring meditation pods and a fitness room with day lockers, Peloton bikes, cardio equipment, weights, saunas, towel service and showers inspired by the spa.

Always raising the bar, George Oliver’s outdoor amenities at Arbor will include a garden-style conference room for large gatherings, cabanas for small breakout sessions, a rooftop networking patio, a yoga garden, a dog patio and play areas – all upgraded with hanging daybeds, fireplaces, and seating.

Other key project amenities include an indoor training room for 50 people, a mother’s bedroom, a secure indoor bicycle storage room, a covered garage and above ground parking.

“Arbor’s urban organic design concept allows us to retain and enhance the best aspects of this property, reimagining them with materials like raw steel, natural woods, natural stones and plant elements to create the kind of tasteful park you’ll find in an upscale resort, ”said Jay Sciarani, chief architect at George Oliver Design. “We also took a lot of inspiration from the surrounding landscape of Mill Avenue and will include elements of Instagram art and a set of signage carefully crafted to tie in with the energy of the cityscape. “

Arbor offers immediate access to the Mill Avenue / Third Street Light Rail and Tempe Streetcar stops, and is a few blocks from the Arizona State University main campus. It is less than a mile from Loop 202 and minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport and downtown Phoenix.

Arbor tenants will have immediate access to over 50 restaurants and bars within a 10-block radius. The project also has more than 28,880 multi-family units within a three mile radius.

Renovations at Arbor will begin in Q4 2021 and end in Q3 2022, with negotiations already underway for tenants wishing to occupy office space in Arbor as early as February 2022.

The design and architecture of Arbor is led by George Oliver Design. The general contractor for the project is Layton Construction. The rental is managed by Scott Boardman and Dave Carder of Cushman and Wakefield. Arcadia Management Group will act as property manager on the site of Arbor.

To learn more about Arbor and take a 3D tour of the future transformation, visit www.arbortempe.com.

Arbor is part of a growing local portfolio of notable George Oliver projects including CASA, The Alexander and The Johnathan, and Lofts at The District in North Scottsdale.

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