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Groundbreaking Coverage

Here is media coverage from the December 6, 2016 groundbreaking for First Place-Phoenix. First Place®AZ held a ceremony for the construction launch of First Place-Phoenix, a new $15 million residential property for adults with autism and different abilities with a one-of-a-kind approach to combining apartments, a residential training program and a national leadership institute to advance more independent and community-integrated living options.

Media Coverage

The Jewish Week - New Normal Blog
Dec 16, 2016
Innovative autism housing model breaks ground in Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix Journal
Dec 13, 2016
First Place AZ Breaks Ground on Residential Property in Midtown

Phoenix Business Journal (Print Edition)
Dec 9, 2016
First Place Breaks Ground on First Place Phoenix Property

Arizona Republic (Print Edition)
Dec 8, 2016
Build A Brighter Future

AZ Big Media
Dec 7, 2016
$15M First Place-Phoenix breaks ground

Real Estate Daily News
Dec 7,  2016
First Place AZ Breaks Ground on $15 Million Project in Phoenix

Camelback Real Estate Associates Inc
Dec 6, 2016
First Place AZ Break Ground on First Property in Phoenix

Phoenix Business Journal
Dec 6, 2016
First Place AZ breaks ground on first property in Phoenix

AZ Family – 3TV
Dec 6, 2016
First Place AZ breaks ground on new apartments for special needs adults

12 News
Dec 6, 2016
Home for adults with autism breaks ground in Phoenix

KJZZ
Dec 6, 2016
Community Advocates Break Ground On Unique Housing Project in Phoenix

WLOX
Dec 6, 2016
First Place AZ breaks ground on new apartments for special needs adults

Arizona Jewish Life
Dec 2016
First Place AZ is breaking ground

Frontdoors News
Nov 29, 2016
First Place AZ’s New Phoenix Location

Rose Law Group Reporter
November 29, 2016
First Place AZ to Break Ground on Dec. 6

AZBEX
Nov 18, 2016
First Place Phoenix: Breaking New Ground

Social Media Coverage

Facebook

AZCentral
The 15 million development will be tailored for adults with autism

AZ Big Media
$15M First Place-Phoenix Breaks Ground

Coalition for Community Choice
Congrats First Place AZ! #ChoiceFirst

Autism Housing Network
Congrats on your groundbreaking First Place AZ!

Council for Jews with Special Needs
Congratulations to First Place AZ and their ground breaking this morning. More housing for the autism and special needs community - fabulous!!!

SARRC
#ICYMI: Watch 3TV Phoenix's coverage of this morning's First Place AZ groundbreaking ceremony.

RSP Architects
Nearly 16 years in the making, yesterday First Place AZ broke ground on its new property in Phoenix. We are proud to be a strategic partner in this project to support their mission.

Real Estate in Phoenix Arizona
Congratulations to First Place AZ for empowering people with autism and other special abilities to thrive as you develop this new residential prototype.

Steve Chucri
Today, I had the honor to participate in the First Place AZ - Phoenix groundbreaking . A big thanks to Maricopa County’s IDA and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community for helping to fund this impressive and important project. First Place offers temporary living arrangements for adults with autism and other special abilities to live integrated and independent lives.

Ilana Lowery
So excited to see this project come to fruition, Denise D. Resnik!

Reel Stories
Great morning documenting the groundbreaking of First Place AZ. #autism

Maricopa County
Congratulations First Place AZ for breaking ground on new apartment complex for adults with special needs!

Versant Capital Management
It was exciting to be in attendance at First Place AZ's groundbreaking this morning. This new residential housing for adults with autism is a model across the country. Congratulations to Denise D. Resnik and everyone at First Place on this important milestone!

Casey Kuhn
First Place AZ breaks ground on apt complex for adults with autism and special needs in downtown Phoenix with Mayor Greg Stanton https://t.co/LxZTbdBpvo

SARRC
Congratulations to First Place AZ on their groundbreaking this morning as they create new opportunities and "housing hope!"

CBS 5
Groundbreaking in Phoenix for a new First Place AZ housing option for adults with autism and other special abilities

3TV
Groundbreaking in Phoenix for a new First Place AZ housing option for adults with autism and other special abilities

hardison/downey
All set for the First Place AZ groundbreaking!

Commercial Executive Magazine
First Place AZ Breaks Ground on 56 Apartments, Residential Training Program & National Leadership Institute in Phoenix

Twitter

AZ Dept of Housing
"We need 2...develop as many optns as possible for...needs of people w/disabilities."

AZ Big Media
@FirstPlaceAZ's facility is a residential property for adults with autism and different abilities.

Mayor Stanton
Breaking ground on First Place, @SARRC_tweet & founder Denise Resnik's vision for inclusive, independent living for adults with autism.

Councilwoman Laura Pastor
Great day for groundbreaking for #FirstPlaceAZ #AutismSpeaks #SARRC #councilwomanPastor #makingphoenixabetterplacetolive

Deb Sydenham
It's official! A truly groundbreaking day for PHX & strengthening our community fabric

RSP Architects
@FirstPlaceAZ breaks ground on new $15M housing property for young adults with #autism in #Phoenix

SARRC
Thank you @MayorStanton! It was a great morning with @FirstPlaceAZ

Phoenix IDA
Thank you @MayorStanton for ur support! We stand with you in making #Phx a welcoming and more open place! Great event @FirstPlaceAZ!

Phoenix IDA
Congrats @ResnikDenise, @FirstPlaceAZ, and @SARRC_tweet on today's groundbreaking! Putting #Phx on the map for #inclusion and #community!

Maricopa County
Congrats @FirstPlaceAZ for breaking ground on new apartment complex for adults w/ special needs #VIDEO

Casey Kuhn
@FirstPlaceAZ breaks ground on apt complex for adults with autism and special needs in downtown #Phoenix @MayorStanton

Dudley Ventures
@FirstPlaceAZ Groundbreaking Transition Acad. students @MayorStanton, Bd. Ch. Sara Dial and J Graham + Denise Reznik

Marc Liverman
@FirstPlaceAZ breaks ground on new apartment complex for adults with autism and special needs. #azfamily #cbs5az

Mercy Maricopa
Ground breaks at @FirstPlaceAZ! Congrats to all, especially @SARRC_tweet's Denise Resnik and family #vision

Mercy Maricopa
@SARRC_tweet co-founder Denise Resnik on @FirstPlaceAZ: This is 20 years and history in the making

Mercy Maricopa
AZ Housing chief Mike Trailor recalls journey to @FirstPlaceAZ groundbreaking: We said yes @SARRC_tweet

Sydnee Schwartz
Big day for @FirstPlaceAZ as they prepare to break ground for the future

Dudley Ventures
@firstplaceaz groundbreaking underway. Highly impactful and innovative supportive housing for the autistic.

Valley Partnership
@FirstPlaceAZ breaks ground on First Place Phoenix, a $15M residential property for adults with autism.