Construction is underway for a new QuikTrip convenience store, gas station and QT Kitchen® in Arrival at Cadence, the commercial center at the entrance of the Cadence at Gateway master-planned community in Mesa. Cadence developers, Arizona-based real estate investment and development company Harvard Investments and GTIS Partners LP (GTIS), an international real estate private equity firm headquartered in New York City, welcome QuickTrip to Arrival.
Aisha Jefferson-Smith, QuikTrip’s corporate communication manager, said the 4,993-square-foot convenience store will be a custom design exclusively for the Cadence commercial center.
“We began construction on July 19, 2021,” Jefferson-Smith said. “We have already made some great progress and hope to open during the winter of 2021.”
Underground work and stem walls have been completed, with building slab construction, masonry, sewer line installation and fuel line trenching to follow and bridge construction slated for September.
QuikTrip is well-known for its fresh, made-to-order food, premium specialty drinks and tasty frozen treat selections. With 124 locations across the state, QuikTrip is rated as one of Arizonans’ favorite places to fill more than their gas tanks – receiving high marks for fuel quality, customer service and fresh food selection.
The Cadence QuikTrip location will have 16-car service for gas, its signature QT Kitchens® with fresh hot sandwiches, x-large and personal pizzas, soft pretzels, customizable specialty drinks, frozen drinks, fresh-brewed teas and will be open 24 hours.
Tim Brislin, Vice President of Harvard Investments, said, “We expect the new Arrival at Cadence to provide our residents and neighbors with the utmost in convenient, quality services. We’re all about making life easier, and we know QuikTrip’s incomparable service and selection will be a welcome addition to Cadence and the growing Gateway corridor!”
Harvard Investments and GTIS recently announced they are in escrow to sell two commercial pads within Arrival at Cadence. Thompson Thrift Retail Group (TTRG) is planning to build two multi-tenant buildings and anticipates welcoming Point 22 Tavern, Cork Crush Wine Bar & Beer House, NextCare Urgent Care, Athletico Physical Therapy, BoSa Donuts, and a Nail Spa to its shops. TTRG’s tenants are anticipated to move in mid-2022. These tenants join Mountainside Fitness which opens September 18, 2021 and Black Rock Coffee Bar.
The core of Cadence is its best-in-class amenity package anchored by its clubhouse complex – The Square. Cadence homeowners enjoy a resort-style pool complex which comprises double twisty water slides, three pools, a “bar-style” ramada, and resort style loungers and cabanas. Cadence also provides sport fields, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, sand volleyball, a basketball court, horseshoe pit and shaded play areas at their 14 parks. An indoor fitness center, spin room, and yoga studio are available to residents. In addition, there are a variety of community center rooms, and a games area. Also within Cadence is Silver Valley Elementary School, and a short walk away is Eastmark High School.