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35 Two- and Three-Bedroom Townhomes Will Be Auctioned By Accelerated Marketing Partners at The Quarter, The Anchor Residential Component Of Westgate City Center 


Glendale, AZ (May 8, 2008) – Accelerated Marketing Partners will conduct Trammell Crow Residential’s first-ever real estate auction for The Quarter, a new luxury development that is the anchor residential component of Westgate City Center in Glendale, Ariz. The auction will take place on Sat., June 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the JW Marriott at Desert Ridge, located at 5350 East Marriott Dr., Phoenix, Ariz. Minimum bids for the 35 two- and three-bedroom three-story townhouses available at auction will start at $195,000, which is approximately 35 percent below the highest previous asking price.

The $1.5 billion development with 6.5 million square feet of commercial, retail, hotel and residential space has been dubbed the “Times Square of the west.” Situated in the West Valley of metropolitan Phoenix, Westgate City Center offers residents of The Quarter, as well as a projected 22 million annual visitors, access to NFL and NHL games at two arenas, an AMC Westgate 20 Theatre, and restaurants like Bar Louie and Fox Sports Grill.

“This is an unprecedented opportunity for buyers to purchase an exceptional primary or secondary townhome by the nation’s premier developer at unbelievable prices Phoenix hasn’t seen in years,” said Ken Stevens, co-founder and west cost CEO of Accelerated Marketing Partners. “This is the first time in this area that buyers have the opportunity to purchase homes at auction from a single luxury development, as previous auctions featured homes from various developments.”

The community features elegant three-story townhomes with open, loft-like spaces and Art Deco design elements. The townhomes boast additional features such as street-front patios and decks to enjoy outdoor gatherings and visit with neighbors. The 32 two-bedroom residences available at auction range in size from approximately 1,439 sq. ft. to 1,716 sq. ft., with minimum selling prices beginning at $195,000. Additionally, the three three-bedroom residences available for auction are approximately 1,997 sq. ft., with minimum selling prices of $265,000. Two-bedroom townhomes had previous asking prices of up to $485,321, and three-bedroom townhomes had previous asking prices of up to $552,520.

The Quarter at Westgate City Center was designed to be a true interactive community, with amenities including two resort-style swimming pools and heated spas, shaded ramadas with natural gas grills and a state-of-the-art fitness center. An exclusive clubhouse for residents features a full-service kitchen, custom-designed indoor/outdoor fireplace, WiFi access, and a four-panel flat-screen TV wall.

“The Quarter is located in Glendale’s new urban core, Westgate City Center, which offers residents direct access to major sporting events, entertainment, restaurants and shops,” said Bruce Hart, senior managing director of Trammell Crow Residential. “We are very pleased to be working with Accelerated Marketing Partners, the premier auction marketing company in the country, to create this unique opportunity to buy in a proven community.”

The auction information center and model residences are open for viewing at The Quarter, which is located at 6605 North 93rd Ave., Glendale, Ariz. Advance registration for the auction is required, and interested parties can obtain additional information at by calling (888) 564-0444 or visiting www.auctionthequarter.com.