Looks to me like they were making very good progress last time I looked, and even if not, I would expect that, if you're lucky enough to get one of the first cars, you'll be able to pick it up at the Feldmann lot five miles away (that's where they're likely to be prepped, even after the building is complete, since they told the city of Bloomington there would be no truck deliveries of cars on-site.
Just received the following e-mail from teh AZ Dealer:
Thank you for your inquiry regarding smart. We are pleased to tell you we are the dealer canidate for Arizona - formal dealer announcements from smartUSA will be made in December. Our dealership will open in January and we will be in touch then to invite you down for a test drive. If you have any questions at this time please feel free to contact me.
Mercedes-Benz of Chandler
480 421 4548