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Westwood’s solar and wind teams add eleven new members

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October 12, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Westwood Professional Services, Inc., a national multi-disciplined professional surveying and engineering services firm, announced the addition of eleven new members to their solar and wind teams. This strategic move strengthens and expands Westwood’s national presence in the solar and wind markets and enables the company to leverage additional and well-established expertise to provide value to… Read More →

Hines announces moves at Renaissance Square

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October 9, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Hines, the international real estate firm, recently promoted Steve Hamel to General Property Manager and hired Lindy Mertins as Property Manager. Both positions are located at Renaissance Square. Hamel oversees a staff of 18 at Renaissance Square. He previously served as Property Manager of Renaissance Square. Through his leadership, Hamel has improved tenant satisfaction, accounting… Read More →

Sundt Construction appoints Mike Hoover as President

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October 6, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. announced the appointment of longtime Sundt employee Mike Hoover as president of the company. Hoover, previously serving as Sundt’s executive vice president and chief operating officer for the general contractor’s Civil Group, replaces former Sundt president and CEO, David S. Crawford, who retains his chief executive title. Tom Case, who joined Sundt… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies promotes Justin Dent Sergey Nivens
October 5, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Justin Dent to Vice President of Operations for the Southwest division, where he will be overseeing commercial construction projects in both Arizona and New Mexico. Prior to this position, Dent served as project director at McCarthy for the past four years. He joined McCarthy in 1999 as a project engineer… Read More →

Hobbs+Black Architects announces promotions

From left to right: Anthony Kreetz, David Nims, Ryan Wrigley, Patrick Glowacki, Martin Ruiter
October 4, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Hobbs+Black Architects announces the promotions of the following individuals: Patrick Glowacki to Vice President (Lansing) Pat is a Project Manager in our Lansing office with 30 years of experience in the field. He works across a variety of studios and projects including Android Industries Flint to Spring Arbor University. He has worked with Hobbs+Black for over 12… Read More →

Gail Brown, JD joins the GPE brokerage team  Sergey Nivens
October 3, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

GPE Commercial Advisors has announced the addition of Gail Brown, JD, Associate Vice President to the GPE Team. Gail comes to GPE with 30 years of experience as a real estate investor, one and one-half years as a commercial real estate salesperson with KW Commercial, 13 years as owner of a commercial contracting company and 8… Read More →

JLL’s Bill Honsaker named to GPEC Board of Directors

October 1, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

JLL Managing Director Bill Honsaker is one of eight new members just named to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) 2015-2016 Board of Directors. An award-winning broker in the Phoenix office of JLL, Honsaker has 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. In that time, he has served as an active GPEC Certified… Read More →

De Rito Partners promotes from within

Arizona Business People & Promotions
September 28, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

De Rito Partners, comprised of 5 entities including one of Arizona’s largest retail brokerage firms, announced that Matt Morrell has been promoted from Executive Vice President to President of De Rito Partners, Inc. Matt began his career in real estate in 2004 as the Development Coordinator for De Rito Partners Development, Inc. In this position… Read More →

P.B. Bell honored for Project Safe participation Sergey Ryzhov
September 27, 2015 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 →

CORFAC international Announces 2015 Fall Summit Awards,  Elnur Amikishiyev

CORFAC International announced its annual Thomas B. Hayes Award and Standard of Excellence Awards at its recent Fall Summit held in Minneapolis, MN. CORFAC International is a network association of leading independent commercial real estate service firms with 78 offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Thomas B. Hayes Award: Scott Savacool, CORFAC International President… Read More →

Everest Holdings gets new vice president of financial operations

Kate Beatty
September 23, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Everest Holdings has hired Kate Beatty to serve as vice president of financial operations to provide oversight of the diversified real estate investment and advisory company’s finances, financial reporting and asset management activities. “Kate is a veteran in real estate finance and strategy on the local and national stage and will provide tremendous leadership for… Read More →

CBRE welcomes Krystal Dill to their team inq
September 22, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announced that Krystal Dill has joined the Phoenix location. As the newest member to the team, Ms. Dill will partner with Bryan Taute and Charlie von Arentschildt to provide leasing and investment sale services to agency clients. Focused solely on listing assignments, Ms. Dill will be responsible for managing her team’s active listings, ensuring seamless… Read More →

Douglas Wilson promotes next generation of leadership, Copyright: valeriylebedev
September 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Signaling the Douglas Wilson Companies’ eye on the future, the longtime San Diego real estate firm has promoted Nicholas P. Wilson to chief operating officer and Michele Vives to senior managing director. “Staying true to our credo of being nimble enough to respond quickly to evolving markets, I felt it was important to promote and… Read More →

Sundt named state’s largest employee-owned company

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The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) has identified Sundt Construction, Inc. ( as the largest majority employee-owned company in the state of Arizona and the sixth largest in the construction industry. Sundt established its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 1972 as a way to create a heightened sense of dedication and commitment among… Read More →