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CBIZ Plaza sells in Midtown following property improvements

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Houston-based Boxer Property announced today its acquisition of 3101 N. Central Avenue in Midtown on behalf of a third party client. Also known as the CBIZ Plaza, the property totals 248,863 square feet of Class A office space across 16 floors and includes an adjoining 2-story garden office/retail building and a six story parking garage. Having… Read More →

Peoria Avenue office space sells for $10.55M

Peoria Avenue
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Desert Canyon 200, a 98,761-square-foot office space located at 2421 W. Peoria Ave. in Phoenix, was sold to Scottsdale-based G2 Capital for $10.55 million, according to CBRE. The seller was REEF Desert Canyon LLC, managed by Seattle-based Washington Capital Management. Barry Gabel, Chris Marchildon, Jim Bayless and Ashley Brooks with CBRE’s Phoenix office represented the… Read More →

Report: Phoenix office market ends 2016 with ‘strong momentum’

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

CBRE Research released its Q4 2016 Phoenix Office MarketView report, and overall the Valley’s office market finished the year much the way it started – with strong momentum and healthy lease activity. Driven by improving economic fundamentals and steady job growth, demand from office users can be seen in the significant amount of net absorption… Read More →

Sky Harbor Towers redevelopment nearing completion

Sky Harbor Towers
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

The Muller Company, in a joint venture with investment firm Harbert Management Corporation, announced that the $20 million redevelopment of Sky Harbor Towers office complex is nearing completion of its first phase. The 13.6-acre, two-building office campus located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and State Route 143 is anticipated for move in this spring.… Read More →

Opendoor, Forward Tilt ink deals at The Quad

The Quad
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

The Quad, a fourteen-building, 166,606-square-foot office project in Scottsdale, has two new companies to add to its tenant roster. The creative, class A property will soon be home to San Francisco-based Opendoor and Scottsdale-based Forward Tilt. Opendoor will take an entire 12,546-square-foot building in Phase I of The Quad. The tech-based real estate sales platform… Read More →

2017 outlook: Getting creative with offices

WebPT recently opened up offices in Downtown Phoenix's Warehouse District, renovating an old warehouse, creating a unique and open office space for its employees. (Photo by Mike Mertes, AZ BIG Media)
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

For the office market, the latest trend is in spaces designed to be creative, collaborative and flexible. Newer developments emphasize flexible layouts, open spaces, upgraded common areas and amenities to create a more attractive work environment. The highest office rental rates for Class A office space are still found in the downtowns of Phoenix, Scottsdale… Read More →

5 myths about renewing your office lease

StartUp PHX Challenge
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

When renewing your office lease, there are some common myths floating around out there. Don’t fall for them. 1. MYTH: We have a great relationship with our landlord or landlord’s broker FACT: The landlord’s objective is to maximize profits and shift economic and non-economic risk to the tenant. The landlord’s advisor has a fiduciary obligation… Read More →

Report: Phoenix office absorption reaches 10-year high

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Phoenix added millions of square feet of new office space in 2016, and companies filled that space at a near 10-year-high absorption rate, according to the Q4 2016 Phoenix Office Insight report released last week by the Phoenix office of JLL. Collectively, this activity improved the Valley’s office occupancy picture, pushing total vacancy rates down 120 basis points… Read More →

CoreNet Global Arizona to analyze creative office spaces

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

CoreNet Global Arizona is hosting a January lunch focused on “Understanding the Creative Office” with a panel of experts at the Phoenix Country Club. The lunch and panel will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The price is $35 for CoreNet Global Arizona members and $70 for non-members. Registration is available… Read More →

Renaissance Square sells for $151.25 million

Renaissance Square
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

A joint venture group purchased Renaissance Square, a two-tower office and retail plaza in Downtown Phoenix, for $151.25 million, a source close to the deal reported. In an announcement the new ownership group released Wednesday, future plans call for a $50 million upgrade to the office towers, with plans to update the lobbies, plaza and indoor/outdoor tenant conference center… Read More →

Building featured in Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ intro sold for $5M

Psycho intro
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

The historic Heard Building in Downtown Phoenix was sold to a California investment firm by One Twelve North Central LLC for $5 million, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Montana Avenue Capital Partners purchased the property, located at 112 N. Central Ave., in Phoenix. The Heard Building is an eight-story 65,531-square-foot historic office building on Central Avenue… Read More →

SanTan Corporate Center sells for $58.5 million

SanTan Corporate Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Columbia Property Trust Inc. exited the Phoenix market as it sold the SanTan Corporate Center for $58,500,000 million, according to a Thursday announcement. City Office REIT purchased the SanTan Corporate Center, a Class A office property near Ray and Price Roads, which consists of two office buildings totaling 267,000 square feet. Columbia Property Trust sold the… Read More →

Offices near ASU purchased to serve as tech firm HQ

Offices near ASU
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Offices near ASU, a 26,750-square-foot facility at the University Tech Center, sold for $3,798,500 in an off-market transaction, and will be used as a tech firm’s headquarters, according to Lee & Associates. iT1 Source chose the offices, at 1860 W. University Dr., near ASU to source a talented workforce from the state university. iT1 was formed in 2003… Read More →

Software firm repurposing former Chandler grocery store

software firm
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

A Washington-based software firm is opening a second office location in Arizona, and will repurpose a former grocery store in Chandler for its new offices, according to NAI Horizon. Faithlife Corporation has an office in Tempe, and found a new location within downtown Chandler’s urban redevelopment area at the former grocery store. The store used… Read More →