Gilbert, Ariz. — Parkview Financial has provided a $28 million construction loan to Verde Gilbert LLC for the development of Verde at Cooley Station, a lifestyle center located at 17201-17361 E. Williams Field Road in Gilbert. Verde Gilbert LLC is a joint venture between three development companies led by SB2 Communities. Upon completion, the 10-building, 96,000-square-foot property will offer 44,000 square feet of retail space, 13,000 square feet of office space, 31,000 square feet of restaurant space and 8,000 square feet of fitness space. Designed to be a restaurant-centric, mixed-used project, Verde at Cooley Station will offer 25 spaces for lease alongside The Green, a large outdoor lawn area with a gazebo for musical events, fitness classes, movies in the park and other activities. Loan proceeds enabled commencement on the first phase of development, which includes retail and a dozen dining concepts surrounded by The Green. Some of the stores are slated to open for business in late 2021, with a planned grand opening in first-quarter 2022. The second phase is scheduled for completion in late 2022 and will include 24,000 square feet of retail space, 12,000 square feet of office space, 3,000 square feet of restaurant space and 8,000 square feet of fitness space.