The Phoenix market continues to grow, attracting strong investor attention. This week, a new report from Colliers International showed that the retail market is “unusually strong,” with nearly 600,000 square feet of net absorption. Thanks to the strong stats, investors picked up more retail opportunities, including the Bell Park Plaza and the Tropicana Marketplace. Additionally, the market saw strong employment activity as well. Of course, Phoenix isn’t the only market posting strong activity in the Southwest. Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego also had an active week. Here’s a look at this week’s trends, announcements and deals that you may have missed in Southern California, Utah, Arizona and Nevada.