FLORENCE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SELLS

DATE: March 18, 2016 AOPV: 2016-016032 SELLER:  PINAL HOTEL AZ 1, LLC (John Shoecraft, Mgr, Scottsdale AZ) BUYER:   GTI FLORENCE, LLC (APAM HOLDINGS, Member, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  202-06-001-N ADDRESS:  240 W Hwy 87, Florence AZ 85132 SIZE:  unknown PRICE:  $5,850,000,000 cash COMMENTS:  Nice hotel, circumstances of...

“Big George” Buys More Land

“Big George” (Johnson) is on the acquisition trail again, this time with what appears to be 178ac of ou-of-production farmland just east of Florence on Diversion Dam Rd.  This land is sorta near the recent Apple land buy and in the area that is perennially proposed for new prisons,...

More Eloy Farm Sales – for Coffee??!!

DATE:  January 21, 2016 AOPV:  (A)  2016-003917 (B) 2016-003920 SELLER:  (A) John Donley (Casa Grande, AZ)  (B)  BELLOCS INC (Eloy, AZ) BUYER:   VULCAN COFFEE ROASTERS LLC (Prescott, AZ) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  (A)  411-31-002-F  (B) 411-31-002-G ADDRESS:  SEC Nutt Rd and Sunshine Blvd SIZE:  (A)  47.3  (B)  82ac (County Assessor) PRICE:  (A)  $47,316 ($1,000/ac, cash)...

123ac in Waaaaay South Eloy Equestrian Area

DATE:  December 21, 2015 AOPV:  2015-081153 SELLER:  BEOR FUND 1 LLC (MARDA LLC, Joseph Williams, Salt Lake City, UT) BUYER:   Narla Silva (Mesa, AZ) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  411-32-035, -036, -037 ADDRESS:  N of Greene Reservoir Rd at Hwy 87 alignment ZONING:  unknown – County zoning map is nearly impossible...

80ac Farm Sale in “Hot” Casa Grande Industrial Area

DATE:  December 4, 2015 AOPV:  2015-077949 SELLER: THORNTON AND CORNMAN ROAD PARTNERSHIP (Dr Richard Silver et al, Tucson AZ) BUYER: Charles G “Nap” Lawrence et ux (Casa Grande CA) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  511-02-013-A ADDRESS:  NWC Thornton & Cornman Rds ZONING:  ag SIZE:  80ac MOL PRICE:  $750,000 cash ($9,375/ac) COMMENTS:  Local farmer/investor/syndicator Nap Lawrence bought this nice...

Apple Computer – yes, that Apple! – buys land east of Florence

DATE:  December 3, 2015 AOPV:  2015-077656 SELLER: SOLAR STAR ARIZONA VII LLC (ATTN: Drew Gibbons, Richmond CA) BUYER:  APPLE INC (ATTN: Sunil Bajej, Senior Counsel, Cupertino CA) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  201-26-001-C, -001-D ADDRESS:  n/a ZONING:  ag SIZE:  281.75ac (per legal description on deed) PRICE:  $2,860,000 cash ($10,150/ac) COMMENTS:  OK, here’s a poser:  SOLAR STAR...

Another Strange Little Piece to Local Investor

DATE:  October 29, 2015 AOPV:  2015-070263 SELLER: Richard P Glass (Casa Grande, AZ) BUYER:  Greg Serrano (Casa Grande AZ) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  504-22-009 ADDRESS: 150 W Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande AZ 85122 ZONING:  B2 City of Casa Grande SIZE:  1.26ac (County Assessor) PRICE:  $35,000 cash (64¢/sf MOL) COMMENTS:  Another strange little piece, just beyond the...