Parkland Development, LLC (Tigard, OR) announced they will break ground in March 2015 on Park 10, a 43-acre, mixed-use project located on the northeast corner of I-10 and 107th Avenue in Avondale, AZ. The announcement corresponds to the signing of the projects first anchor tenant, Main Event Entertainment, the fastest growing bowling-anchored entertainment center in America, whose unique “Eat.Bowl.Play.” experience includes state-of-the-art bowling, laser tag, more than 100 games, dining options and a full service bar. Main Event signed a lease for ±58,229 square feet in Phase 1 of the Park 10 project which includes ±10-acres on the eastern edge of the property, adjacent to 103rd Avenue. In addition to the Main Event building, Phase 1 will include three outparcel grade pads along McDowell Road.
According to Su Moran, President of Parkland Development, “We are very excited to break ground on Park 10.
This project will be a landmark development for the City of Avondale and the West Valley. Main Event will be a gathering place for residents of all age groups and the ideal venue for corporate events.” Development plans for Park 10 includes pads for sale, ground lease or build-to-suit for retail, office and medical buildings, as well as a four-story hotel proposed for Phase 2 that would be adjacent to I-10. DTZ’s John Appelbe, Tom Weinhold, Jeff Wentworth and Melynn Wakeman have the marketing assignment for the Park 10 project.
Main Event, which opened six centers in new and existing markets in 2014, has plans to open eight additional locations nationwide by June 2016. For additional information on Main Event Entertainment visit www.mainevent.com.
With centers ranging from 48,000 to 75,000 square feet, Main Event is a unique entertainment and dining destination for people of all ages. Attractions include more than 20 state-of-the-art lanes, a multi-level laser tag arena and a challenging gravity ropes course suspended over a games gallery with more than 100 interactive and virtual games. Dining options feature a chef-inspired menu, specialty pizzas and a full service bar. Private rooms, complete with full-service catering and the latest A/V technology, make Main Event the ideal venue for special events such as birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate meetings.
Main Event Entertainment is scheduled to open the Avondale location in late 2015. With a location in Tempe at I-10 and Warner, this will be the Texas-based company’s second entertainment center in Arizona.
“With its central location and multiple development options, Park 10 is the perfect site for Main Event’s second center in Arizona” said Main Event Entertainment CEO Charlie Keegan. “We look forward to being a part of the West Valley community and partnering with our Park 10 neighbors, schools, companies and other organizations.”
The City of Avondale has been fully supportive of the Park 10 development project. The City Council approved the economic development agreement for Phase 1 of Park 10 and the Main Event Entertainment building in their December 15th meeting. According to Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise, “Main Event fits in perfectly with the family-friendly amenities offered in Avondale. The city is very excited about this project, and I know the community is looking forward to its opening in 2015.”