AZ SKYDIVING sells Eloy 40ac

DATE: March 29, 2016 AOPV: 2016-018606 SELLER: ARIZONA SKYDIVING HOLDINGS, LLC (Lawrence and Liliane Hill, Eloy, AZ) BUYER:  Dennis Wagar (Marion, MT) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  500-40-002 ADDRESS:  W of Sunland Gin Rd, S of Harmon Rd SIZE:  40ac MOL PRICE:  $160,000 cash COMMENTS:  Motivation for this deal is unknown, but price is kinda (spectacularly) high;  might have […]


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 sale unknown, but suspicion is economic […]


DATE: March 16, 2016 AOPV: 2016-015490 SELLER:  CG-5 LOAN, LLC / Rader Family Trust by Katalin Rader and Garry Samuels (Pleasanton, CA) BUYER:   KEELING FAMILY PARTNERSHIP (Casa Grande, AZ) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  511-24-003 ADDRESS:  S/E/C Selma Hwy & Chui Chu Rd SIZE:  160ac MOL PRICE:  $1,440,000 cash COMMENTS:  Wow – nice piece but pretty spendy.   […]

S Casa Grande MHP Sells

Lotsa MHP sale action recently … wonder why. DATE: March 16, 2016 AOPV: 2016-015435 SELLER:  Diersbock, TTEE (MIssion Viejo, CA) BUYER:   LAS CASITAS CG (San Juan Capistrabo, CA) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  511-26-003-D, -013 ADDRESS:  Chui Chu Rd N of I-8 SIZE:  35ac, unknown # of spaces or park-owned units PRICE:  $1,850,000 cash       […]

Big Little Land Deal

Is a $20,000 dirt deal worthy of making headlines?  This piece, in this market is, yes.  A mere 2ac parcel in a god-forsaken part of the world just sold for $20,000 – or $10,000/ac.  YES – it was a seller carry, and YES it had power and probably water, and YES it is a corner. […]

“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, but we don’t have a clue […]

Another True “Spec” Piece in Eloy

Remember when junky (no water, no power, no cactus, no access) little (40ac) pieces of desert used to sell for $1,000/ac at the bottom of every cycle?  And then rise to $2,000, $5,000 and even $7,500 at or near the top?  Well, the last top for parcels like this got into the teens, twenties and […]

A True, Large Investment Parcel Sells?! OMG

    DATE: February 1, 2016 AOPV: 2016-008406, -008407, -008409 SELLER:  CANACORN LLC (Hamel et al Phoenix, AZ) BUYER:   John & Melinda Donley (Casa Grande, AZ;  Donald K Donley TTEE (Eloy, AZ); BROKERS:  City to City APN:  511-44-095, -096 ADDRESS:  SEC & SWC Lamb & Phillips Rds, Eloy AZ SIZE:  640ac mol PRICE:  $1,081,653 ($1,690/ac) cash (total) COMMENTS:  Finally, […]

Former Roof Tile Plant near Tractor Supply (CAZCP)

    DATE: February 8, 2016 AOPV:  2016-007542 SELLER:  OLDCASTLE APG WEST INC (Phoenix, AZ) BUYER:   APPLEGATE REAL ESTATE LLC (Michigan) BROKERS:  unknown APN:  503-56-017-b ADDRESS:  17678 W Plam Ave, Casa Grande AZ 85122 (SWC Pinal Ave / Palm Ave) SIZE:  Land: 20ac mol;  Building(s): unknown PRICE:  $800,000 cash COMMENTS:  Feels like lotsa good […]