Living in Scottsdale, AZ: 5 Pros and Cons

For anyone planning on moving to Arizona, the pros and cons of living in the Grand Canyon State are probably a major consideration. Anytime you’re thinking about relocating, it’s important to break down both the benefits and drawbacks of your potential new home state – luckily, living in Arizona comes with plenty of perks. If…

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4 Reasons to Live in Old Town Scottsdale, AZ

  Whether you’re already an Arizona local or someone who’s new to the Grand Canyon State, odds are you already know that the Valley is one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S. And while each of the cities in the Valley have their own unique qualities to offer new residents, Scottsdale has quickly become…

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The Work of Joan Miró

It’s no secret that we love color. We believe that color, like art, brings a new dimension to the beautiful spaces that we design. That’s why the colorful and surrealist work of the Spanish painter, Joan Miró, is a natural fit to enliven the walls of our communities. Portrait of Joan Miró The Life of…

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Business Suite Spotlight

One of our cornerstone beliefs at Optima is that our buildings can help improve the lives of those who reside within them by offering everyday comforts and conveniences — and we’re constantly searching for ways to innovate and improve. It’s no secret that coworking spaces and the ability to work remotely, or from home, has…

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Community Growth and the Importance of Retail Space

At Optima, we don’t just construct buildings, we create communities. At every step of our process, from selecting location, to construction, to leasing and renting out our retail space, we make decisions leveraging what we can provide to enhance our residents’ lives and the lives of the people in the surrounding neighborhood.  At Optima Signature…

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Live Colorfully: How Color Influences Design

Optima buildings are distinguished by our Modernist design, and by our signature pops of color. Because color can influence design, and in turn, influence those that experience our design, the color decisions we make are purposeful and serve to enhance and activate our architecture and the spaces around it.  Theory and Psychology Color is fundamental…

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