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AZRE accepting 2016 RED Award nominations

by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured

AZRE magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories about innovative and outstanding real estate development to its readers in each issue. Every February, AZRE shines a special spotlight on the industry through its annual Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. Arizona’s commercial real estate industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making… Read More →

A look at a decade of ULI’s Trends Days


Trends Day is exactly as it sounds — and nothing as it sounds. It’s a day when thought-leaders congregate around panels, keynotes and between coffee cups about the latest trends in development. However, it’s much more than that. It’s one day a year when every decision-maker steps out of the C-suite and shares eight valuable… Read More →

Valley Partnership Community Project attracts hundreds

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It was only fitting that the largest number of volunteers ever showed up for what turned out to be a record-breaking 28th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. The 2015 community project Saturday at the Florence Crittenton Girls Ranch in Scottsdale drew almost 300 volunteers on a sunny fall day.  A record 90 corporate sponsors contributed… Read More →

Historic Grand Ave building becomes art, collab, event space

Unexpected Art Gallery

The Unexpected Art Gallery opens in a historic Grand Avenue building this month, bringing a unique mixed-use art exhibition gallery, office and event space to this growing Downtown Phoenix neighborhood. The gallery renovates the 8,000 square foot Miller Store Fixture building at 734 W. Polk St. where the owners plan to host exhibitions and include a TechShop… Read More →

City of Scottsdale wins two IEDC Excellence Awards

by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

The City of Scottsdale received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2015 project in the category of Business Retention & Expansion – Single Event for communities with populations of 200,000-500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). City of Scottsdale & ASU SkySong also received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award… Read More →

Will to Win: The Evolution of NAIOP Arizona

Night at the fights
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

NAIOP Arizona’s events can draw a crowd. About 750 people attended the group’s signature Night at the Fights event in 2015. However, commercial success was an effort of dozens of chairmen, formerly referred to as presidents. In fact, one former chairman joked that all you had to do was miss the wrong meeting to be “awarded”… Read More →

P.B. Bell honored for Project Safe participation Sergey Ryzhov
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing and real estate development, management and acquisitions, has been awarded for its outstanding participation in Project Safe, an interactive and family-friendly safety awareness program supported by the Arizona Multihousing Association. One of P.B. Bell’s Mesa communities, Reflections at Red Mountain, was honored for “Best Resident Participation,” while P.B.… Read More →

Why SRP and ASU continue to invest in Tempe

The Grand at Papago Park Center

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25. This month’s program will feature a discussion on why the Salt River Project and Arizona State University continue to invest in the city of Tempe. The panel will feature John Creer, Assistant Vice President for Real Estate Development at ASU;… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2015-16 Advocates Class

VP Advocates
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Valley Partnership announced its 2015-16 Advocates class with this year’s 25 candidates selected from a record 49 applicants. “This is the largest number of applications we’ve received since the program’s inception – 12 more than last year. We’re thrilled with the response for just the third year of the program,” said Cheryl Lombard, President and… Read More →

Chandler Regional Medical receives national DBIA award

Dignity Health

Kitchell and design-build partner Orcutt | Winslow recently received a highly coveted National Design-Build Project/Team Award from the Design-Build Institute of America for the team’s extraordinary work on Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center’s new tower in Chandler, Ariz. Recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in design-build project delivery, Chandler Regional is one of only… Read More →

Balfour Beatty completes first ‘Space Between’ project belchonock
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Events | In The Spotlight

Balfour Beatty Construction recently celebrated the completion of the Space Between, a new community gathering space and temporary park designed to bring activity and vitality to a vacant lot in downtown Phoenix. A pro bono project built in collaboration with Downtown Phoenix Inc. and design partner Logan Simpson Design, the new Space Between park brings… Read More →

AZRE Source: Sundt’s moves into different dimension

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

For Sundt Construction’s 125th anniversary, the company developed a coffee table book that showcased 125 different clients and projects. However, the contractor took it one step further by packaging the book in a 3D jacket that depicts a fictional “Sundt City,” that has real replicas of existing buildings around the Valley. To accomplish this, the… Read More →

2015 Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate

Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Enterprise University announces fall course line-up


Enterprise Bank & Trust (EBT), focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner’s families, executives and professionals, announces its fall 2015 Enterprise University (EU) course schedule and new course location. This fall’s EU courses will be held at the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), engaging even more business community members. EU provides free educational seminars on a… Read More →