Expansions at two major shopping malls, new corporate offices and high-end urban housing are among several major Scottsdale development projects scheduled to open this year, providing a boost to the city's already-robust shopping, dining and employment sectors.
Post-recession construction has ramped up across the city, a fact made evident by the increasingly-familiar sight of cranes, scaffolding and wood-framing at work sites from Old Town to the Scottsdale Airpark.
Here's a look at five new projects expected to have an impact on the city's economy in 2015:
1. Scottsdale Fashion Square expansion. Arizona's largest shopping center and one of the 20 biggest in the U.S., according to data from esri.com, is set to grow again this year with a new movie theater, sporting goods store and restaurant.
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