Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar Will Enhance High Street Experience at CityCenter of CityNorth

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40,000 Square Feet Signed, 200 New Jobs Created and Targeted Property Renovations Fuel Fourth Quarter for Phoenix Development

“We’re ecstatic to bring the next Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill to CityNorth, said Frank Capri President and CEO for Boomtown Entertainment / Owner-Operators of TK ILTB&G."

CityCenter of CityNorth ( will welcome Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar to High Street in 2014. The recently signed contract represents more than 14,500 square feet on the ground level of the property. An additional 25,000+ square feet of space has also been signed with the expansion of existing tenants and three other new contracts. CityCenter of CityNorth is building on the recent lease activity with targeted property renovations – including a new parking garage – to help accommodate the more than 200 anticipated new hires.

“We are delighted to welcome Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar as well as office tenants that complement our existing mix and provide even more reasons to enjoy High Street, said Leslie Himley, vice president of marketing for CityCenter of CityNorth. “These additions coupled with our planned property enhancements will be warmly welcomed by existing tenants, our residents, North Valley tourists and the surrounding community.”


Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill
As the third location in Arizona, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill at CityNorth will be a full-service bar with a seating capacity for more than 300 guests. The 14,500-square-foot venue will feature live country music, country dancing and dancing Whiskey girls. Opening daily at 11 a.m. for lunch, the bar will also offer birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, private event and corporate gathering packages as well as military discounts.

Consistent with Toby Keith’s vision, the venue will feature local, regional and national up-and-coming artists. Its corporate team anticipates a late spring to early summer 2014 opening creating between 125 to 175 full and part-time jobs.

“We’re ecstatic to bring the next Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill to CityNorth," said Frank Capri President and CEO for Boomtown Entertainment/Owner-Operators of TK ILTB&G. “The CityNorth concept and vision has always been in our sights and we are excited to partner with the CityNorth management team as their vision and ours are in step to help grow North Phoenix. Arizona is where our company started; it’s full of country music fans and the CityNorth location is the perfect next piece of the puzzle for our strategic roll-out in Arizona.”

Murphy Orthodontics
Board certified orthodontist, Dr. C. Chris Murphy, is relocating his Scottsdale practice to an approximately 3,600-square-foot space on High Street. It will be his third location in the Valley. Dr. Murphy and his team provide orthodontics for both children and adults in the surrounding community. They also offer Invisalign, clear and lingual (Invisible braces) for those patients seeking a more esthetic treatment option. New patients are always being accepted.

On September 3, Desert Ridge Pediatric Dentistry and Desert Ridge Prosthodontics opened offices on High Street. Combined practices represent 10,000 square feet. Earlier this month Mojo Yogurt reopened in an 850-square-foot space.

A large technology company has also just signed a 7,500-square-foot lease for its first location in the state. More information to come on this tenant November 5.


CityCenter of CityNorth will undergo a series of targeted renovations and enhancements to support the growth of the development while maintaining its impeccable building standards and modern architecture. A second parking garage containing 224 spaces will be built to better serve tenants and guests on the east side of the property. The garage will be adjacent to, and south of building eight, which houses Blue Martini and Ocean Prime. Additional planned improvements include new building and monument signage, improved lighting, landscaping and more.

Stealth Software
Stealth Software’s new global headquarters is a nearly 4,000-square-foot space on the second floor of the 5450 East High Street Building. The software development company recently announced it will create 200 new tech jobs in Arizona.

STEALTH Software moves data securely to any cloud environment, and controls access to the data once it is stored there. The company’s game-changing solutions provide secure and cost-effective answers to cloud adoption for any organization. The software ensures robust data privacy, compliance and information security using military-grade encryption. Stealth has been honored by Gartner as its 2013 Cool Vendor Award recipient for Cloud Computing, and has been validated by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC). Stealth’s cyber security solutions also work for companies that prefer to house their data on-premise.

Kennedy Partners
Leaders in K-12 and public entity project management – with a specialization in renewable energy projects – Kennedy Partners moved into a 3,800-square-foot office space on High Street in 2012. Demand for their expertise continues to grow and in addition to hiring more employees for their Facility Management Group (FMG) subsidiary, Kennedy Partners is undergoing a 2,700-square-foot expansion to give them a total of 6,500 square feet. Kennedy Partners and FMG serves clients across Arizona, so accessibility was an integral part of its initial relocation to CityCenter of CityNorth. Employees also appreciate the great views, clean architecture and central location. Learn more about Kennedy Partners and Facility Management Group at or

Guttilla Murphy Anderson, P.C
Guttilla Murphy Anderson, P.C. an AV rated law firm based in Phoenix – with attorneys admitted to practice in Arizona, California, the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts in California and Arizona – recently signed a extensive lease renewal on its 6,000-square-foot office. Originally moving to CityCenter of CityNorth in 2009, the law firm specializes in commercial litigation, liquor licensing, state and federal civil appeals, receivership and representation of federal bankruptcy trustees.

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About High Street
High Street at CityCenter of CityNorth® is a 628,000-square-foot mixed-used development in Northeast Phoenix featuring restaurants, retailers, Class A office space and luxury apartment homes. New tenants include Desert Ridge Pediatric Dentistry, Desert Ridge Prostodontics, Modern Margarita and AZ Body Mechanics. Other highlights in the property’s popular restaurant and bar collection include Ocean Prime, Blue Martini, The Skinny Italian Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom and Kona Grill. The urban neighborhood brings local non-profits, businesses and families together for free concert series, street festivals and community events. For more information, visit or become a fan on Facebook.

About Scanlan Kemper Bard Companies
Formed in 1993, SKB is a fully integrated real estate private equity firm based in Portland, Oregon with additional offices in Seattle and Denver. Investment types include office, retail, industrial and mixed-use. SKB also funds bridge loans and periodically provides equity to select developers of ground-up development projects located in the Western United States.

SKB has originated total portfolio activity of $2.77 billion comprised of 20.3-million-square feet of office, industrial and retail space and 1,955 residential units. With longstanding relationships in each of its markets, SKB has the ability to source, structure and execute value creation across a wide spectrum of real estate opportunities. You may learn more by visiting the company’s website at

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