White Castle plans to opens the chain’s first location in Arizona in 2019. It will also be the first White Castle location west of the Mississippi River. 

The chain is working closely with Mainspring Capital in conjunction with Palmer Development Group to design and construct the new restaurant, which will be located at The Block, near Scottsdale's 101 Entertainment Corridor. The area already hosts Talking Stick Resort, Top Golf, IFly, Medieval Times, Great Wolf Lodge and Salt River Fields.

White Castle is a family-owned chain that owns and operates nearly 400 restaurants in 13 states.