Signaling the city’s latest foray into environmentally sustainable housing, a real estate investment-developer duo recently broke ground on a Net Zero Energy (NZE) project called Eclipse, a $9.1 million 20-unit townhome community.
Incorporating technology along with traditional amenities, Scottsdale real estate investment firm Caliber - The Wealth Development Co. and MODUS Development of Phoenix partnered to construct the townhome development designed with Zero Energy Start certification.
Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane and Maricopa County Supervisor District 2 Steve Chucri attended a late May groundbreaking ceremony alongside partners and investors. In his remarks, Lane welcomed the concept and the companies, stating that Scottsdale embraces technologically advanced initiatives.
"Eclipse will offer citizens the opportunity to live in first-class residences, while incorporating the latest in energy saving and home automation innovations being used for one of the first times in our state,” Lane said in a release.
Chucri praised Eclipse’s optimal location in Scottsdale’s business corridor, adding that Maricopa County is gaining a reputation for leadership “in the nexus of technology, wise energy use and economic growth.”
Situated on 1.46 acres on Granite Reef Road just south of McDowell Road, the community is designed in a circular formation, offering two floor plans, two- and three-bedroom units, high-end finishes and the latest in security, safety and lighting options.
“Location is key for NZE developments and Eclipse is ideally located on one of the only sites available for development in the flourishing McDowell Corridor,” MODUS founder Ed Gorman said.
Eclipse is Caliber’s second NZE project with MODUS; their first joint project is The Roosevelt in downtown Tempe.