Development

19 06, 2019

Accelerated Development Services Adds Vice President of Construction Management

By |2019-06-19T15:26:31-07:00June 19th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services is pleased to announce that Dave Lambert has been hired as the Vice President of Construction Management for the company. A 25 year veteran in the construction arena, Dave’s experience includes commercial and multi-family experience for projects totaling over $205 MM. “As our project base has grown, Dave will be critical to providing superior oversight to each of our projects starting prior to our site acquisition through the project close-out,” said Trey Eakin, Executive Vice President of Accelerated Development Services, a division of Velocity Retail Group. Dave has a diverse background spanning over two decades in Arizona with commercial projects that encompass ground up as well as redevelopment projects. He is well versed in all aspects of construction and construction management [...]

15 05, 2019

Trey Eakin Promoted to Executive Vice President for Accelerated Development Services

By |2019-05-22T13:44:16-07:00May 15th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Trey Eakin to Executive Vice President effective immediately. A 33 year veteran in the retail development arena, Trey’s experience includes acquisitions, oversight, strategic analysis, project management, and lease-up of retail and mixed-use projects totaling over $1 billion in value. “Since joining the firm over three years ago, Trey has been instrumental in helping to enhance the ability for our retailers to open stores in areas where premium sites are scarce,” said Dave Cheatham, President of Accelerated Development Services, a division of Velocity Retail Group. “By working in partnership with retailers, we are able to provide superior site options and greater speed in getting their stores open across the Western U.S.,” he added. Trey has been [...]

10 04, 2019

Wadsworth Development Group and Accelerated Development Services Winners of NAIOP’s Retail Project of the Year

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00April 10th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

At the 2019 Best of NAIOP Awards ceremony, Wadsworth Development Group in partnership with Accelerated Development Services were winners of the Retail Project of the Year. The event honors the year’s most successful projects, companies, and individuals within the commercial real estate industry. The team won for the Crossing at Sahuarita, a grocery-anchored shopping center of 104,444 square feet located in Sahuarita, Arizona. This is the first grocery-anchored center to be built in Sahuarita in the last decade. The team put together an impressive line-up of national tenants with Sprouts Farmers Market as the anchor, and PetSmart, TJ Maxx and Beall’s Outlet occupying junior anchor positions, and Starbuck’s and Chipotle occupying pad buildings. “The economic development department for the town was extremely helpful and [...]

25 02, 2019

Jake Palmer Promoted to Associate Vice President

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00February 25th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Jake Palmer to Associate Vice President. Jake started his career with Accelerated Development Services in 2012 and has steadily grown in his role and contributions to the company. His current focus is to manage our development process for specific properties and tenants. As a Project Manager, he coordinates the actions and budgets for various consultants and contractors to bring the project to completion. "Jake is a great asset to our company and to our clients. His attention to detail and thoroughness is an integral part of our entire development process," said Trey Eakin, Senior Vice President of Accelerated Development Services. Accelerated Development Services is an affiliate company of Velocity Retail Group and continues its interest [...]

6 08, 2018

Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona Holds Ribbon Cutting in Chandler, AZ

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00August 6th, 2018|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Wadsworth Development Group in a joint venture partnership with Accelerated Development Services attended a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony on August 3rd for Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona. The 23,975 square foot store is located at the southeast corner of Ray Road and Rural Road in Chandler, Arizona. Approximately 200 shoppers were in line prior to doors opening at 9 am to be the first to shop at the 91st Goodwill store to open in Arizona. The Wadsworth Accelerated team transformed and redeveloped the former Fry’s Grocery Store into the location for Goodwill. Tim O’Neal, President and Chief Executive Office for Goodwill, Dave Cheatham, President of Accelerated Development Services, and Craig Esslinger, Senior Project Manager of Wadsworth Development cut the ribbon to [...]

10 05, 2018

The Crossing at Sahuarita Shopping Center Holds Ribbon Cutting Event

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00May 10th, 2018|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Wadsworth Development Group in partnership with Accelerated Development Services held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony today at The Crossing at Sahuarita Shopping Center in Sahuarita, Arizona.   The 150,000 center boasts a Sprouts Farmers Market, TJ Maxx, PetSmart, Beall’s Outlet, and several restaurants and shops to compliment the diverse tenant mix.  The project is located at the southeast corner of Nogales Highway and Abrego Drive in Sahuarita, Arizona, which is about 20 minutes south of Tucson.   Sahuarita Mayor, Tom Murphy cut the ribbon to the delight of the dozens of guests and spoke to the attendees.  “This is an exciting day for Sahuarita.  Things are heating up both figuratively and literally,” he said.  “It has always been the vision of the Town [...]

28 02, 2018

Accelerated Development Services Welcomes Sprouts Farmers Market to The Crossing at Sahuarita

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00February 28th, 2018|Development|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services in partnership with Wadsworth Development Group welcomed the 29,748 square foot Sprouts Farmers Market during their grand opening.  The project is located at the southeast corner of Nogales Highway and Abrego Drive in Sahuarita, Arizona, which is about 20 minutes south of Tucson. “The rain, cold and clouds did not sway the crowds as several hundred people were lined up for nearly two hours before the store officially opened at 6:50 am this morning,” said Trey Eakin, Senior Vice President of Accelerated Development Services.  “Sprouts is an exciting and fresh grocery concept that has been anxiously anticipated in the market.  We were pleased to have been instrumental in this process,” he added.   The 150,000 square foot shopping center is the first [...]