ASU Builds Innovation Zones to Spark Economic Growth

Arizona State University’s Innovation Zones consist of a unique portfolio of commercial properties designed to lead innovation across the Valley. They are composed of seven unique locations, promoting a pioneering collaboration model that empowers global businesses from startups to Fortune 500 companies. 

Plaza Companies is a proud partner with ASU on SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It provides a strong connection between the university and high-performance companies and startups. Learn how SkySong and ASU’s other innovation zones are improving our local economy.

ASU Innovation Zones Promotes Collaboration

ASU’s Innovation Zones were built with economic development in mind. Each zone is designed around distinct resources to help meet tenants’ specific needs. Additionally, companies have access to use ASU’s incredible resources to drive their business forward. Companies that become a part of these hubs establish strong public-private partnerships and build strong ties with cities and economic development in the greater Phoenix area. 

SkySong Is Scottsdale’s Innovation Center

SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center is a dynamic center for innovation and technology located in the heart of the Phoenix metropolitan area. It’s a mixed-use development consisting of 1.2 million square feet of office and retail space with additional residential units. The property is organized around a central plaza with the project’s signature, iconic shade structure, and a boulevard lined at the ground level with enticing retail and restaurants. 

Additionally, SkySong has become one of the most renowned development projects in Arizona for its commitment to green building. Its buildings have received LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and Energy Start Designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The property has also won numerous awards, including “Best of NAIOP” by the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties.  

Plaza Companies is Proud to Support Economic Development with SkySong  

Plaza Companies began in 1982 with a drive to provide excellent real estate services for a range of industries. From leasing and management to construction and development, we’ve had our hands in many innovative commercial projects in Arizona. One of our greatest achievements is helping SkySong become one of the Valley’s biggest economic drivers. Contact us today to learn how we can help enrich your commercial property.

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