PHOENIX – Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced Glendale as its fourth location planned in Arizona. Pending City Council approval, Topgolf will begin construction on the 65,000-square-foot venue later this year, with an expected opening toward the end of 2018.
“We are hopeful to welcome Topgolf, a premier name in entertainment, as the newest addition to the greater Glendale Sports and Entertainment District,” said Glendale City Manager Kevin Phelps. “Topgolf and this vibrant, dynamic area are a perfect match and would offer residents and visitors alike fun entertainment options. This signature opportunity would go a long way in furthering the type of quality growth Glendale is attracting to this thriving district.”
Topgolf Glendale will be located along the northwest corner of 101 and Bethany Home Road. The 13.1-acre property will be purchased from the City of Glendale.
Topgolf’s economic impact in its local communities is remarkable, creating 500 full- and part-time jobs at each venue and serving as an anchor tenant that tends to attract other popular franchises to the area. In fact, its economic output in Glendale alone is expected to exceed $264.5 million over a 10-year-period, according to a third-party audit.
“Topgolf Glendale would be a great addition to the already booming Phoenix market,” said Topgolf Chief Development Officer Chris Callaway. “With two locations on the east side in Scottsdale and Gilbert, Topgolf Glendale would serve the West Valley with another option for entertainment.”
Both the Gilbert and Scottsdale venues have paved the way for Topgolf’s expansion throughout the state, with…
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