Lakeview Plaza is going up at Willow Creek and Willow Lake

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier

The corner of roads is well on its way to serving hamburgers and prescriptions.

Ken Mabarak held a party at his downtown Prescott office last week, celebrating the beginning work for foundations ("pads") for the first Lakeview Plaza tenants. Across town, workers were starting on the foundations of CVS pharmacy and McDonald's restaurant, both of which may be open by the year's end.

The 15-acre Lakeview Plaza, just down Willow Creek Road from several auto dealers and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will have locations for at least 10 more tenants. Mabarak said he was in negotiations with several companies, but nothing has been finalized yet. The shopping center is just around the bend from the booming Prescott Lakes area, where nearly 1,000 homes have been built in the last decade.