Newsmakers Archives

Most Influential Women: Julie Johnson, Avison Young

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017 in the July issues of the magazines. Azbigmedia.com will be profiling each of the Most Influential Women in Arizona in the coming weeks. The Most Influential Women in Arizona will be honored at a reception from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.… Read More →

Building pros share job skills with Gila River students

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Recently ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering brought together a host of local companies and academic experts to share building and engineering skills with a group of middle school students from Gila River Indian Community. The event was part of the Gila River community’s STEAAAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Agriculture, Architecture and Math) program.  The event included… Read More →

Sunbelt Investment Holdings spurs development activity in Mesa

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Sunbelt Investment Holdings, Inc. (SIHI), a privately held and family-owned real estate company with roots in Germany, is making a name for itself as one of the top commercial landowners in the East Valley through its continued investment in Mesa, the 36th largest city by population in the U.S.  Sunbelt Investment Holdings has acquired seven… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix executive director resigns

Sarah Osteen has resigned as the executive director of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Greater Phoenix. Osteen took over as executive director last spring after the unexpected passing of her predecessor Mark Covington in December 2015. As executive director, Osteen is credited with helping inspire and empower board members, committee members and local… Read More →

Most Influential Women: Jenifer Davis Lunt, Davis Enterprises

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017 in the July issues of the magazines. Azbigmedia.com will be profiling each of the Most Influential Women in Arizona in the coming weeks. The Most Influential Women in Arizona will be honored at a reception from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.… Read More →

Meet the Most Influential Women in CRE for 2017

The 16 women who made AZRE’s list of the Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate for 2017 are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these had to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to make their marks in a male-dominated industry. You’ll… Read More →

IPA closes $217M in multifamily property sales in 16 days

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IPA (Institutional Property Advisors) announced today that Steve Gebing and Cliff David, senior managing directors, closed five multifamily property transactions totaling $217 million and 1,699 units between May 30 and June 15 in the Phoenix metropolitan statistical area (MSA). “Strong underlying macroeconomic fundamentals in the Phoenix MSA and our team’s experience aligning institutional and major… Read More →

Suntec president will lead ABA workforce labor committee

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The Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) announced that Derek Wright, president of Suntec Concrete, has joined the association’s board of directors. In the role, he will lead the new workforce labor committee, and participate in discussions pertaining to issues and challenges that will impact Arizona’s construction industry. “In the last decade, Derek’s firm has been responsible… Read More →

How to MacGyver your infill projects through the city

Adam Baugh, a zoning and land use attorney at Withey Morris, PLC, and pioneer of infill restaurant projects across the Valley, says these projects require “a lot of MacGyvering to get them through the city.” When it came to repurposing and adapting older buildings like an old motorcycle/car dealership into a restaurant like The Yard,… Read More →

Keyvan Ghahreman joins Willmeng Construction

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Willmeng Construction, Inc., a Phoenix-based ground-up and tenant improvement contractor, announced today that Keyvan Ghahreman, LEED AP, has joined the team as the director of client and preconstruction services. In the role, he will work with the Willmeng Construction team to develop and deliver its client service strategy as the company continues to grow its… Read More →

NAI Horizon adds Matt Harper to Retail Properties Group

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NAI Horizon announced that Matt Harper, CCIM, has joined the company as an Associate in the Retail Properties Group.      Harper’s primary areas of focus will be retail leasing and sales. He will continue working with his existing clients, representing both landlords and tenants. With its global platform, NAI gives Harper the ability to… Read More →

Phoenix-Based Vestar earns gold From ICSC

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Vestar, one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, was a winner of a 2017 U.S. MAXI Award from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) at the organization’s RECon 2017 conference in Las Vegas.  Vestar received a Gold Award in the Traditional Marketing category for its “Shop &… Read More →

VanTrust Real Estate names director of development services

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VanTrust Real Estate (VanTrust), a full-service real estate development company with headquarters in Phoenix,  announced Dave Denley, LEED AP, will become Director of Development Services. In the role, he will work closely with the development team to plan, direct, coordinate and oversee the successful delivery of VanTrust projects.   Following the company announcement, Denley said that… Read More →

Fidelity National Title Agency promotes Dena Jones

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Dena M. Jones has been promoted to Director of Strategic Partnerships, Assistant Vice President at Fidelity National Title Agency, a national leader in title insurance and real estate services.       Jones, who celebrates her third anniversary at Fidelity National Title in October, will be responsible for strengthening the company’s relationship within the real… Read More →