TUCSON, Arizona (January 5, 2024) -- San Luis Plaza LLC, an affiliate of PPEP Tec Charter School, a non-profit charter school based in Tucson, Arizona, has finished the Phase I school project on land near Juan Sanchez Blvd and San Luis Plaza Blvd, near Yuma, Arizona for estimated 8 million dollars.
San Luis is a city in Yuma County, Arizona, with a population of 31,091 at the 2014 census. It is part of the Yuma MSA. The project is scheduled in three phases, including a new 15,000-square-foot school, a 45,000-square-foot retail/office component, and office condominiums in phase III Mixed development Commercial on the 1st floor and Apartments on the upper floors.
The new PPEP Tec charter school will offer a tuition-free public school and a pleasant learning environment.
“It is a great location, we are within the downtown Opportunity Zones,” said Jake Herrington. “The proximity to the PPEP park was a bonus with benefits.”
The school will be able to serve between 204 students and serve grades 9-12.
PPEP TEC High School (PTHS) is available for students seeking an alternative to a “traditional” education. With small student-to-teacher ratios, we can provide more of a one-on-one learning experience.
PPEP TEC High School (PTHS) provides an alternative educational option for students ages 14-21, grades 9-12.
We offer a comprehensive high school curriculum taught by highly qualified and caring teachers. In addition, depending on student commitment, we offer accelerated learning opportunities that will enable a first-time freshman to graduate in as little as 3 years!
Pre-Leasing now for 45,000-square-foot 3-story, mixed use building, that will bring class A Executive Office Space to the Heart of San Luis.
“San Luis Plaza will be one of the most desirable professional class A office buildings in San Luis,” said Herrington.
Scheduled to begin construction in the 4th quarter 2025, the 45,000-square-foot, three-story multi-tenant mixed use office building will be able to provide heavy parking users such as medical centers and doctors’ offices, ample parking.
Phase III will be -Mixed development with housing.
San Luis Plaza Apartments
268 New units + Retail space on 1st floor.
Mix-Development Housing (Market rate & Affordable housing)
100 one-bedroom, 78 two-bedroom and 90-three-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 575 to 1,050 square feet.
*Eleven of the units are reserved for First responders, Military and Veterans.
6 Stories Above Grade, 76,798 SF New Construction
1 Clubhouse/Social Club, 1 Story Above Grade, 2,000 SF New Construction, 3.16 Acres.
First floor retail/office space.
Sustainability a key component throughout with green roofs and reflective roof surfaces, eco-friendly bamboo flooring, energy-efficient appliances, low-flow plumbing fixtures, high-efficient heat-pump mechanical systems, good insulation, and a stormwater retention system.
COMMUNITY AMENITIES TO INCLUDE:
- Parking Garages
- Interior Hallways
- Club House
- 24 Hour Fitness Center
- Swimming Pool
- Fire Pits
- Storage Units
- Private Balconies
- Bike Repair Station
- Pet Washing Station
- Secure Building with Call Box
- Pet Friendly
Construction building time for Phase III is a minimum of 26 months.
San Luis Plaza will be owned and operated by PPEP, Inc. DBA San Luis Plaza LLC.
Aaron Katz with A2 Architecture of Tucson is the Architect for the project https://a2arch.com/index.html
For more information on PPEP TEC High School call 520.806.4670 or go to https://ppeptechs.org/