Empire Specialties

Development and Investment Land:

Whether you're looking for a site to develop an 8,000-acre planned community, or a smaller, infill mixed-use project, we have the expertise you need to evaluate your options, as well as access to an extensive list of prospective properties. Contact any of our brokers for more information.

Residential Lots and Land:

Finished subdivision lots, platted and engineered lots, or zoned or un-zoned bulk acreage are available to investors, land-bankers and home-builders.


We have worked with national chains on site selections, including Target, Fry's, Safeway, Taco Bell, KFC and QuikTrip, as well as national and regional developers of traditional neighborhood centers and large power centers, including Barclay Group, Weingarten Realty, Hawkins Cos., Diversified Partners, and many others. Contact Steve Parsons or Rick Courtin.


In addition to assisting private and institutional hotel investment clients, we have represented several hotel chains and hotel developers on over two-dozen hotel construction projects in Arizona, including Drury Inns, Hansji Hotels, Finvarb Group, Marriott, La Quinta Inns, and HomeGate Suites/Prime Hospitality. Contact Norm Herd or Rick Courtin.

Medical Office Space:

Empire Professional Office Solutions, a subsidiary of Empire Commercial, offers its clients traditional brokerage services as well as project management services to assist in every aspect of an office move or lease renewal, from locating great office space to picking out furniture. We offer these services in an a la carte manner so that our clients can pick and choose which services they will need to best meet the needs of their practice, patient satisfaction and staff functions. Our clients include: MHA Sport’s Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mercy Healthcare, Mercy Housing and Arizona Center for Health and Medicine. Contact Norm Herd or Brad Grannis.


Our client roster of apartment and condominium developers include Mark-Taylor, Inc., Trammell Crow Residential, Alliance Residential, Fore Property Co., Colonial Property Trust, Lane Company, Opus West and W Developments, among others. Contact Rick Courtin or Brad Grannis.

Institutional and Governmental:

We have worked on real estate projects for hospitals, utility companies, schools and universities. Currently several special-purpose public works are in the pipeline, including public-private partnerships. Contact Rick Courtin.