In a March 3, 2015 posting http://fmscblog.com/in-the-packing-room/mesa-az-site/ announcing the company's move, FMSC Executive Director/CEO Mark Crea said ". . . We are thrilled to bring FMSC to the City of Mesa. This is an incredible opportunity . . .and it makes financial sense,”
Phoenix Business Journal's Brandon Brown's report on April 16, 2015 provided a few more details
Please click on the above link to read the whole report.
Here are some of the details as reported:
- FMSC put $1.9 million into finding, leasing and building out the Mesa facility, Crea said.
- The space is being leased to FMSC from Dimension Financial & Realty Investments Inc., which provided the organization with $450,000 worth of improvements, according to to Wayne Howard and Jerry Tokoph, the principal owners of Mesa Fiesta Corporate Park.
- This will be FMSC’s largest facility. It has three locations in Minneapolis and three in Chicago.
Dimension Financial Realty, a private Phoenix-based investment manager, purchased Mesa Fiesta Shopping Center in Mesa, AZ. The property was purchased for $2,792,319, or about $14 per square foot.
The 194,892-square-foot retail center is located at 1337-1361S Alma School Rd. on a 16.5-acre site and was constructed in 1993.