Author Archives: David McGlothlin


Cushman & Wakefield recognizes top Phoenix producers

Cushman & Wakefield honored 25 individuals and teams in each of its brokerage service areas including capital markets, tenant representation and agency leasing after finishing 2016 with a combined transaction volume of approximately $2 billion. The 2016 overall top producer was Executive Managing Director Eric Wichterman and the top overall producing team was Executive Managing Directors… Read More →

Brewer Companies boosts construction jobs pipeline

SMACNA Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine

At Brewer Companies, Arizona’s largest new construction residential plumbing company, the average salary for second-year plumbers surpasses $50,000 per year. Yet, the company is consistently looking for new team members to meet the demands of their current and growing customer base. Mike Brewer, founder of Brewer Companies, has taken it upon himself to deliver new… Read More →

Yung Koprowski launches engineering firm

Yung Koprowski
by in AZRE Magazine

Leveraging a decade of transportation engineering experience and mentorship with the Valley’s leading experts, Yung Koprowski, PE, PTOE launched her own firm, Y2K Engineering. Y2K Engineering LLC (Y2K) is 100-percent minority woman owned and a certified Small Business Concern (SBC). The firm provides traffic engineering and transportation planning services specializing in safety, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), traffic operations… Read More →

Growing Kansas-based law firm signs lease at Esplanade

Cushman & Wakefield announced that Spencer Fane has leased 8,502 square feet at Esplanade, located at 2425 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. The tenant signed an 18-month full-service gross lease for $38.00 per square foot from LBA Realty. The 11-story, 235,077-square-foot office building is phase one within the mixed-use Camelback Esplanade, located at the southeast… Read More →

ASU and CoreNet Global team up to create CRE talent pipeline

W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU
by in AZRE Magazine

Despite the tremendous amount of crossover between skills needed for commercial real estate and corporate real estate, universities with real estate schools across the country do not typically differentiate the two and do not have specific classes teaching corporate real estate. As a result, there’s a growing void in the corporate real estate talent pipeline… Read More →

Valley Partnership analyzes economic impact of Luke Air Force base

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

This month’s panel will discuss the economic impact of Luke Air Force base on the Valley and the state of Arizona. The panel will be held at the Phoenix Country Club on Friday, April 21 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Brigadier General Brook Leonard, Luke’s new Commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, will provide… Read More →

How Midtown Phoenix turned into a submarket hotspot

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

The seeds for Midtown’s success were planted more than a decade ago. The downturn brought a drought to the real estate market, but with a slow and steady recovery acting as the rain, those seeds are now growing and spurring additional growth. A culmination of factors led to the re-gentrification of Midtown, which is now… Read More →

Cul-de-sac living comes to the city

urban cul-de-sac

Tempe-based LVA Urban Design Studio broke ground in mid-December on a luxury, mid-rise condominium complex designed to feel like an urban cul-de-sac located in Downtown Scottsdale. The concept originated from LVA President Steven Voss and his wife Wendy, who will be among the community’s first residents. The direction given to architects, Allen + Philp Architects,… Read More →

Operation renovation: Hospitality industry gets a makeover

The James Agency

With an impressive collection of new construction, renovations and modernization, Arizona’s hospitality industry has undergone more makeovers in the last year than the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Older hospitality assets experience major facelifts and overhauls to keep up with the changing standards of Arizona’s hospitality industry, which contributes $12.8 billion annually to Arizona’s Gross… Read More →

Journey to the top: CRE expert goes from intern to founder of own firm

by in AZRE Magazine

Before he was 23 years old, Jon Rosenberg was actively leasing, selling and managing properties all over Arizona. He earned his real estate license while still in school at the University of Arizona in Tucson, which was also when he began his commercial real estate career, training at both CBRE as well as Tucson Realty… Read More →

Resimmercial design brings the feeling of home to the office

Instead of bringing your work home with you, this office trend brings home to the office. As the latest workplace trends enable employees to work where, when and how they want based on their flex schedules and unique preferences, office furniture manufactures like Allsteel are using “resimmercial design” to create a welcoming, comfortable home-like environment… Read More →

Diving into the art of an architect

Douglas Sydnor
by in AZRE Magazine

Each weekend, Douglas Sydnor, FAIA, spends a few hours exploring his artistic roots, which progressed from doodling as a kid to featuring his art today in exhibitions across the Valley. During the week, he works for his recently restarted architectural firm, Douglas Sydnor Architect + Associates,  and has a diverse portfolio of projects in Greater Phoenix… Read More →

The future of virtual reality in CRE

Virtual reality degree
by in AZRE Magazine

The adoption of virtual reality in commercial real estate is changing the way buildings/units are designed, marketed, leased and sold. International Data Corporation reports worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality market will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. Rami Kalla, founder of Point in Time… Read More →

Domino Effect: Newest Buckeye developments position area for growth

Buckeye
by in AZRE Magazine

Phoenix’s West Valley is on the rise. In fact, 52-percent of the Phoenix area’s future growth is expected to occur in the West Valley, according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. A taste of what that growth may look like can be seen today in the City of Buckeye where a successful master-planned community is… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield joins office trend

Cushman & Wakefield
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Cushman & Wakefield typically brokers deals for a tenant’s relocation to a new office space, but this time, the shoe was on the other foot. Following the $2 billion merger of Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ in September 2015, the firm’s Phoenix branch nearly doubled the size of its workforce and footprint in Arizona. Until… Read More →