What's going up? Shops, places of worship, more

2014-08-17T00:00:00Z 2014-08-19T09:26:22Z What's going up? Shops, places of worship, moreBy Gabriela Rico Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 17, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Future shopping destinations, a truck wash and places of worship are among the construction projects readers are curious about.

On the east side, the Palo Verde Plaza is getting gussied up on East 22nd Street and Kolb Road.

The multitenant retail string center is being partially torn down and rebuilt. The center is 12,635 square feet.

No word yet on what new destinations will await shoppers at the center.

Out south, a wash to assure squeaky-clean mining trucks is under construction for Asarco’s Mission Mine.

A $10.7 million building permit was issued for the 67,000-square-foot project, which also includes a fuel center, at 14591 S. Mission Road.

To the north, the Arizona district Council of the Assemblies of God pulled a $619,000 permit to build the 4,400-square-foot Marana Assembly of God at 10750 N. Portland Ave.

A Muslim community center will soon go up at 5100 N. Kevy Place.

The $1.4 million, 12,600-square-foot center will be near the Rillito Gardens, north of River Road and La Cañada Drive.

Near the University of Arizona, a new pizza shop is under contraction to satisfy students’ late-night cravings.

Pieology Pizzeria, 914 E. Speedway, was issued a $110,000 building permit for the 1,790-square-foot restaurant.

Information on building permits courtesy of Ginger Kneup, ginger@orangereports.com, owner of Bright Future Real Estate Research.

Contact reporter Gabriela Rico at grico@tucson.com

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