Events Archives

Valley Partnership to transform local nonprofit campus

Perry Rehabilitation Center rendering, courtesy of Norris Design
October 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

This year, the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH) was selected as recipient of the 2014 Valley Partnership Community Project. Each year, on one Saturday, hundreds of business leaders trade their business attire for T-shirts and gloves and help to transform a local nonprofit.  AFH applied to Valley Partnership to have its outdoor common areas… Read More →

Valley musicians, commercial real estate industry rock for a cause

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September 8, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events | In The Spotlight

Valley musicians will come together on Wednesday, Oct. 8, for “Rock for a Cause,” a benefit concert and battle of the bands in support of the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH). The lineup features Phoenix favorites Honeygirl and Heartlyn Rae. The event is from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Monarch Theatre in Downtown… Read More →

Haute For Charity: Couture At Its Most Creative

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Gowns designed with recycled sign parts and steel cable; belts constructed of tile and linoleum. This is couture at its most creative. Couture garments made out of commercial construction materials — two worlds you wouldn’t expect to collide in such beautiful ways — paraded down the catwalk at the biennial International Interior Design Association (IIDA)… Read More →

The West’s most developable town

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Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Aug. 22. This month’s program will feature an update on current real estate conditions in Scottsdale, Ariz. Panelists will discuss what’s been happening in “The West’s Most ‘Western’ Town” as well as future opportunities for the commercial real estate and development community.… Read More →

Second annual Kelly’s Kup registration is now open

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Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management presents Kelly’s at Southbridge’s second annual Kelly’s Kup Charity Golf Tournament, held at McCormick Ranch Golf Club on Monday, September 8. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Scottsdale Charro Foundation, a 501C3 which supports Scottsdale youth, education and local charities. Kelly’s Kup  is a four-person scramble with a twist:… Read More →

Why more companies are coming to the Valley

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When it comes to recruiting new companies to relocate, expand or begin operations in Arizona, it’s all about “getting in the game and the closing the deal.” That was the message delivered at Valley Partnership’s June breakfast before a robust audience at the Phoenix Country Club. Christine Mackay, Economic Development Director for the City of… Read More →

It takes two

The "Class of 2014" advocates visit DMB Associates' masterplanned community Eastmark.

Valley principals host young professionals in inaugural advocates program A look around the room at a Valley Partnership Friday Morning Breakfast (FMB) reveals a who’s who of Arizona’s commercial real estate industry. You’ll see seasoned professionals sitting next to up-and-comers, and though these are an effective networking tool, Valley Partnership took the concept to the… Read More →

Vendor EXPO for Arizona building industry

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June 6, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Some of Arizona’s best printers, caterers, photographers and more will exhibit at an exciting trade show created specifically for the A/E/C community. The second annual SMPS Vendor EXPO will take place Thursday, June 26th 8am-12pm at the Arizona K12 Center’s Professional Learning Center – 99 E. Virginia Ave, Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85004. The open-house… Read More →

ICSC RECon 2014: Retail poised for expansion

X Team booth, courtesy of Velocity Retail

The 2014 ICSC event in Las Vegas has successfully wrapped up, and initial reports are that the retail industry is poised for continued expansion. The attendance was up from last year with the attendee count reaching close to 40,000. Having experienced the last 5 years of our annual convention during the economic downturn, this year… Read More →

ULI Arizona announces joint event with AIA Phoenix Metro

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Contrasting ideas can create tension, but are necessary when it comes to successful development projects. That is the theme for the next ULI Arizona main program, titled “Design and Development – Two Perspectives,” the first joint event with AIA Phoenix Metro. The program is scheduled for June 3 at the Montelucia Resort, 4949 E. Lincoln… Read More →

EDDE Awards

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May 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Every year, the Arizona Association for Economic Development fields nominations for individuals and organizations that have a significant impact on a city, a community and the state. These Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards are a tough-earn and a new year doesn’t always guarantee a winner; the “Best of Arizona” has only been awarded… Read More →

ASU real estate development students compete in challenge

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Students in Arizona State University’s Masters of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the W.P. Carey School of Business will be competing for up to $6,000 in the inaugural REIAC/Rockefeller Group Challenge starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Phoenix. Three competing teams of graduating MRED students will each present a… Read More →

WinCo announces opening of Phoenix distribution center

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WinCo Foods LLC announced today that it will begin shipping from its newest distribution center located at 7502 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, May 14, 2014. The center, which includes over 900,000 square feet of warehouse space under roof, will initially service nineteen (19) WinCo Foods stores located in Arizona, Southern Nevada and… Read More →

Building the bridge: CIIC Conference sets sights on university program

MEETING OF THE MINDS: Jeff Ehret interviews CIIC founders Jefferson Begay and Urban L. Giff during the 2013 conference opening.

Entering its 11th year, Arizona State University’s Construction in Indian Country conference is a means to recruit prospective Native American construction students, educate local tribes and foster industry connections. It is also a key contributor to the CIIC endowment, which has raised $400,000 and put 14 students through the construction management program at ASU.