ARIZONA NEWS

Development group plans to demolish, build new Peoria medical campus

Sep 15, 2020, 4:25 AM | Updated: 7:40 am
(Google Maps Photo)...
(Google Maps Photo)
(Google Maps Photo)

PHOENIX – The city of Peoria announced Monday that the site of an abandoned medical center was sold and will be replaced by a new state-of-the-art campus.

First Service Medical, a development and investment group, purchased the seven-acre property and plans to demolish the unfinished Peoria Regional Medical Center and develop a new campus.

“Peoria has spent many years working to remove the skeletal remains of PRMC and although many roadblocks have stalled our efforts, Peoria persevered in securing a demolition order, while working to find the right owner for this site,” Mayor Cathy Carlat said in a press release Monday.

The medical center has been an abandoned construction project for the past few years in the north part of the city near the southwest corner of Lake Pleasant Parkway and Jomax Road.

The original owners intended to build the city’s first hospital in 2010 but stopped a year later. In 2017, the owners filed for bankruptcy which ignited a series of legal proceedings and caused further delays.

“We are happy to have purchased the land out of bankruptcy and develop it into a useful commercial development for the community,” Matt Leach, principal of First Medical Services, said.

The current building will be demolished in October.

More information on the medical campus will be provided in the near future, according to the release.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, talks with Libertarian candidate Marc Victor, middle, and...
SuElen Rivera

Arizona US Senate candidates clash over views on abortion in debate

Arizona candidates for U.S. Senator met on the debate stage Thursday evening with the top three nominees defending their stance on abortion and women's rights. 
24 hours ago
Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, Republican candidate Blake Masters, middle, Libertarian c...
KTAR.com

Arizona Senate candidates spar on border security, illegal immigration

Arizona's southern border security and illegal immigration issues were hot topics Thursday night in the Arizona U.S. Senate debate.
24 hours ago
(Original Phoenix Greek Festival Photo)...
KTAR.com

Original Phoenix Greek Festival back this weekend for 61st edition

A beloved tradition since before most Valley residents were born, the Original Phoenix Greek Festival is back this weekend with its 61st edition.
24 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Tucson Police Department)...
Wills Rice

Tucson man sentenced 17 years for fentanyl sale resulting in death

A Tucson man was sentenced to 17 years in prison for selling drugs containing fentanyl that led to the death of a young man, authorities said.
24 hours ago
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)...
KTAR.com

Iowa man accused of making election-related threats to Arizona officials

An Iowa man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sending election-related threats to two Arizona officials last year, including Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman, authorities said.
24 hours ago
(Facebook Photos/ Senator Mark Kelly, Blake Masters for Senate and...
KTAR.com

Watch: Arizona US Senate candidates Kelly, Masters, Victor share debate stage

With the start of early voting a week away, Arizona’s three U.S. Senate candidates are scheduled to share the stage Thursday in a live debate.
24 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Why your student-athlete’s physical should be conducted by a sports medicine specialist

Dr. Anastasi from Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Tempe answers some of the most common questions.
(Courtesy Condor)...
Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

Condor Airlines brings passion to each flight and connects people to their dream destinations throughout the world.
...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Most plumbing problems can be fixed with regular maintenance

Instead of waiting for a problem to happen, experts suggest getting a head start on your plumbing maintenance.
Development group plans to demolish, build new Peoria medical campus