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DriveTime Automotive signs 96KSF lease at Liberty Center

Stop 2: Liberty Center at Rio Salado

Liberty Property Trust announced the signing of a 96,000 square foot lease with DriveTime Automotive Group for a new corporate headquarters in Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe.  It will be the third class-A office building that Liberty will deliver at its newly launched park since construction began in the fourth quarter of 2013.… Read More →

Phoenix Rising Investments starts Centrica redevelopment in Mesa

Centrica, Courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield

Phoenix Rising Investments, LLC has begun redevelopment on Centrica, an up to 140KSF, class-A office building at 1550 W. Southern Ave. The adaptive re-use project located near the US 60/Loop 101 interchange in the Southeast Valley will turn three former big-box retail stores into an ideal location for companies seeking modern office space that offers… Read More →

Liberty Center at Rio Salado completes first building

Liberty Center at Rio Salado is a partnership between Liberty Property Trust and Markham Contracting Co.

Liberty Property Trust announced that it has completed the construction of its 155,000 square foot Class A office building, located at 1850 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.  The building opening marks Liberty’s first of up to potentially 11 buildings planned at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, and officially launches the innovative mixed-use business park.… Read More →

TMC renovates expanded space in downtown Phoenix

TMC Rendering, WEB

Torres Multicultural Communications (TMC) – an independent, Latina-owned, full-service agency specializing in marketing and public relations solutions for today’s multicultural marketplace – continues to grow at a rapid pace with the relocation to a newly-renovated office space in Downtown Phoenix, in addition to launching Luna Culture Lab in the next months. According to TMC President… Read More →

Irgens breaks ground on Portico Place II in Chandler

Members of the development team break ground on Portico Place II in Chandler.

Irgens has broken ground on Portico Place II, a 48,173 sf, two-story, class-A multi-tenant office building located at 2195 West Chandler Boulevard. This speculative office building is being developed in response to growing demand for new, contemporary office space in the southeast Valley submarket by commercial office tenants. Current class-A office vacancy in the Southeast… Read More →

Second spec building completed at Chandler Corporate Center

Chandler Corporate Center III, Rockefeller, WEB

The Rockefeller Group announced today that it has completed its 82,000 square foot flex/office building on 8.2 acres at the Chandler Corporate Center campus. The building is the company’s second spec building in the office park. “The success of the first spec office building at Chandler Corporate Center was a factor in The Rockefeller Group… Read More →

Scheduling Institute to move into former warehouse restaurant space

LGE - Scheduling Institute, WEB

LGE Design Build has begun work on a large tenant improvement project in the downtown warehouse district for the Scheduling Institute, a medical and dental practice training company based in Alpharetta, Ga.  The renovated facility at 245 E. Jackson St., occupying the former Jackson’s on 3rd restaurant, will serve as a West Coast U.S. headquarters… Read More →

New GoDaddy office bridges gap between work, home

Photo by Brittany Dierken

A GoDaddy-themed pedal kart tore through a large banner to initiate the opening of the GoDaddy Global Technology Center in Tempe this morning. The GoDaddy Global Technology Center has opened its doors to bridge the gap between work and home by constructing a professional environment that allows employees to work hard and play hard. “This… Read More →

Wentworth Property, Northwood Investors to redevelop 234KSF office

Rendering courtesy of Gensler

Wentworth Property Company (WPC) and Northwood Investors purchased a ±234,446 square foot office project at 1665 W. Alameda Drive. The partners had the vision to see the unique potential in the property and purchased it for $13.83M with plans to spend $20 to $25 million on redeveloping the project. They selected Gensler as the architect,… Read More →

American Traffic Solutions relocates 600 employees to Waypoint

Waypoint at Riverview

Harvard Investments, Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and American Traffic Solutions (ATS) announced today that ATS will be relocating more than 600 employees to Waypoint, a new Class-A office campus located in Mesa, Ariz. ATS’s lease includes total occupancy of one of two new buildings planned by owner Harvard Investments and development partner LPC. “We welcome… Read More →

Scottsdale Quarter leases first ‘Block M’ office

ScottsdaleQuarterOffice, WEB

Glimcher Realty Trust and CBRE announced the first office lease for Scottsdale Quarter’s new±170,000 SF Class A, mixed-use building in North Scottsdale, Ariz. Located at the southeast corner of the high-end lifestyle center, the new, six-story tower will be the new home of Phoenix-based hospitalist group Apogee Physicians’ corporate headquarters.   Vince Femiano with CBRE’s… Read More →

Garmin opens new research, development office in Chandler

Garmin, Chandler, WEB

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, Friday formally opens its new 60,000 square foot research and development facility in the Chandler Corporate Center. “We are delighted to open such a state-of-the-art research and development facility here in Chandler,” said Merlin Smith, director of auto OEM… Read More →

Crown Castle leases 70KSF build-to-suit in Chandler

Crown Castle photo, WEB

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix has recently completed the long-term lease of a 70,000-square-foot build-to-suit, Class A office property in Chandler. Crown Castle International, one of the country’s largest independent owners and operators of shared wireless infrastructure, will lease the building on the southeast corner of Germann Road and Stearman Drive in Chandler from developer… Read More →

Rivulon developer acquires additional land

Rivulon Full Block Diagram, WEB

Columbus-based Nationwide Realty Investors announced today the acquisition of a 2.9-acre parcel of land that will be incorporated into their master-planned Rivulon development in Gilbert, Ariz. Located at the corner of Pecos and Gilbert roads, the land was obtained from Exxon Mobile and will complete the development block along Gilbert Road between AZ 202 and… Read More →