The Switchyard is Queen Creek’s New $120 Million Development Project

The leading real estate developer Creation, announced its new project located in the heart of Queen Creek called The Switchyard. The new development is a $120 million mixed-use project that includes 54,000 square feet of restaurant, retail and office space.

The gorgeous new development will sit on 10 acres of land on the northeast corner of Ellsworth and Ocotillo Roads. The project’s architecture and design will be helmed by the award-winning Dallas-based design firm GFF Design. The Switchyard’s construction will be managed by LGE Design Build, one of the Southwest’s premier design-build construction firms.

“Queen Creek is seeing significant demand for true mixed-use development that integrates living, working and social spaces, and The Switchyard aims to meet those needs in this growing community,” says David Sellers, co-founder of Creation. “This project allows us to contribute to the town’s growth with highly sought-after retail, dynamic food and beverage options, amenity-driven offices and outdoor gathering spaces. We are committed to delivering a development that enhances the quality of life for residents and meets the evolving needs of of the area.” 

Creation has already announced two of its future food and beverage tenants: Postino and The Porch. Postino is a Valley favorite with over eight other locations across Arizona. The Switchyard location will offer the same delicious wines and bites in 3,800 square feet. With three other Valley locations, The Porch is also an Arizona favorite. This retro-inspired neighborhood restaurant will include pub food, cocktails, games and plenty of TVs to watch the latest game. The pub-style restaurant will include an expansive outdoor patio and will sit on 11,900 square feet. 

“This exciting project helps bring the vision of our downtown core to life,” says Queen Creek Mayor Julia Wheatley. “With specialty restaurant and retail, along with boutique office, The Switchyard will offer a variety of options for residents and visitors in the heart of our community. Creation has been a great partner, and we are so excited to see this high-quality development move forward, enhancing the overall experience in Queen Creek’s downtown.” 

The brand-new development is set to break ground in the fourth quarter of this year and will open in phases starting in early 2026. For more information, visit

Renderings courtesy Creation

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