Tucson Real Estate: Former Hooter’s to become storage facility | Business News

Adelicia Caree

A local developer is building a four-story 100,000-square-foot storage facility at 6335 E. Tanque Verde Road.

A former Hooter’s restaurant on Tucson’s east side has been demolished to make way for a storage facility.

Local developer Abraham Slilaty plans to build a four-story, 100,000-square-foot facility with around 1,200 storage units that is fully air conditioned at 6335 E. Tanque Verde Road.

“We like the trade area,” Slilaty said. “There’s traffic and demand for all sorts of business activity and much demand for storage.”

The storage business has been growing in recent years with several new facilities

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motel room interior by EFE recreates the feeling of floating on clouds

Adelicia Caree

in an attempt to portray the feeling of floating on clouds, estudio felipe escudero (EFE) has completed a unique interior for a boutique motel room in quito, ecuador. a collection of fluid spatial elements in differents scales, combined with pale blue colors and soft light, generate a dreamy interior that reminds of japanese manga and vaporwave aesthetics. 

images by haley leex, camilo vaca



a series of objects are installed within the interior by EFE, simulating human body parts, fluids, and other geometrical folies that seem to be melting in three dimensions. the loveseat is reinterpreted as a giant hand,

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Sunnyvale real estate mega-deal makes Google, developer neighbors

Adelicia Caree

SUNNYVALE — Tishman Speyer’s mega-deal to buy several Sunnyvale buildings from NetApp gives the veteran developer control of several sites in a prime section of Silicon Valley and makes it a neighbor of search giant Google.

In one of the largest Silicon Valley property purchases so far this year, Tishman Speyer paid $365 million for seven parcels in northern Sunnyvale. The NetApp property transaction in Sunnyvale occurred simultaneously with the tech company’s lease of a big new headquarters office in San Jose’s prestigious Santana Row complex.

The just-bought Tishman Speyer properties in Sunnyvale contain four big office buildings, two parking

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Carolyn Pressly lists her NYC masterpiece home for $8.5M

Adelicia Caree

Interior designer Carolyn Pressly, known for creating sophisticated homes in the Hamptons and Upper East Side, has listed her own Tribeca flat at 143 Reade for $8.5 million.

The third-floor unit has been featured in Elle Decor, which showed off her eclectic designs and use of color to sway moods and separate spaces.

With four bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms, the loft-style home also features a media room and an alcove office/study space, along with a balcony.

Details include French oak floors with inlaid brass details, wood beams and cork floors in the library — inspired, she said, by the

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How to know if DIY is the best way to go for your home project

Adelicia Caree

A do-it-yourself mentality has taken hold in millions of households across the globe. Popular television channels like HGTV and DIY Network as well as accessible home improvement content on apps like YouTube have inspired many homeowners to tackle renovation projects around their homes. Taking such initiative is admirable, though it also can prove costly if homeowners end up biting off more than they can chew. Home improvement videos and television shows have a tendency to oversimplify renovation projects, potentially giving homeowners a false sense of confidence in their DIY abilities. A concerted effort on the part of homeowners to determine

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Lowe’s home improvement store acquires Stainmaster brand

Adelicia Caree

Lowe’s home improvement store acquires Stainmaster brand to add to its private label mix.

Lowe’s Companies Inc.

Lowe’s said Thursday it will be expanding its private label brands, another move it hopes will help in the competitive home improvement market.

The Mooresville-based company acquired the carpet brand, Stainmaster. Terms of the sale were undisclosed.

“Today’s announcement adds the most trusted and recognized brand in carpet to our lineup of private brands,” Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison said in a statement.

Lowe’s was the only home improvement store to carry the brand exclusively for over a decade.

Bill Boltz, executive vice president

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