Developer Aspirant Development plans to begin construction a mixed use Phoenix Arizona tower that would become the states tallest building. Called Astra, the $575 million project will include one tower with 45 floors rising to a height of 541 feet. The second proposed Astra tower will be 36 floors and 424 feet high. The project is proposed on a 2-acre site on Second Avenue between Van Buren and Fillmore streets in downtown Phoenix. Beginning in the second quarter of 2024, the project will be built in two phases to include 697 apartment units, a 229-room hotel, 36,000 square feet of commercial space, 185,000 square feet of office space and 1,156 parking spaces on 2.18 acres. Geoffrey Jacobs, is partner with Aspirant Development and a principal with The Empire Group of Cos.  

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