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Major renovation underway at JR Outlet site

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SELMA — Major renovation is underway at the former JR Outlet.

The project won’t affect JR Cigars, the tobacco shop and cigar lounge. The property, now called the Triangle East Collaborative, is owned by AdVenture Development of Selma.

AdVenture Development owner and President Kevin Dougherty said Triangle East is the first phase of Eastfield Crossing, a 2.8 million square-foot master planned, mixed-use development consisting of a business park, retail, medical, professional space, hospitality, entertainment and senior living as well as single- and multi-family homes situated on more than 400 acres of land.

“After Memorial Day, the facade that was formerly JR Outlet will be replaced and the interior, which is now one open area, will be subdivided and redeveloped into multiple usage,” said Dougherty. “This location is a highly visible, easily accessible location in the southeast quadrant of the interchange.”

When completed, Dougherty said the Triangle East Collaborative will include a food hall known for “globally diverse, freshly prepared, authentic food and drink.”

“This will be the ultimate amenity for mixed-use, office and multi-family projects,” said Dougherty. “TEC will also provide event and meeting space, business incubator, medical and retail space.”

Dougherty said AdVenture Development will soon issue a news release about the East Crossing Business Park, a 100-acre portion of the larger Eastfield Crossing master-planned development, offering Class A industrial and build-to-suit options.

According to Phoenix Commercial Properties, AdVenture Development’s leasing agent, “Eastfield Crossing Business Park will feature well-appointed tilt-up concrete facilities ranging from 100,000 square feet to 250,000 square feet. Leasing and owner occupant opportunities await.”

“We’re emphasizing TEC now because JR is an existing facility with which we could go ahead and begin renovation,” said Dougherty. “We’re still going through the entitlement of the infrastructure, water, sewer, gas (and) electric for the other Eastfield Crossing projects.”