CHANDLER, ARIZ. — Phoenix-based Opus West has started construction on Mill Crossing, a 170,000-square-foot retail center located at the southwest corner of Gilbert and Germann roads in Chandler. The center will be occupied by a 104,000-square-foot J.C. Penney, a 10,180-square-foot Shoe Carnival and a 5,000-square-foot Sears, Roebuck and Co., as well as restaurants, including Ah-So Sushi, Teriyaki Experience and Berry Good Yogurt. Additionally, the center will feature stand-alone pads occupied by Commercia Bank, McDonald’s and Native New Yorker. Opus West Construction Corp. is serving as general contractor for the project; BDG and Opus Architects & Engineers are providing architectural services. Completion is slated for fall 2009.