Newsmakers Archives

Grady Gammage Jr. earn’s NAIOP Arizona Award of Excellence

Grady Gammage Jr.
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The founder of Gammage & Burnham, Grady Gammage Jr., will receive the 2017 Award of Excellence from NAIOP Arizona at the 2017 Best of NAIOP on March 30 at the Arizona Biltmore. NAIOP’s Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who made a significant, positive impact on the office and industrial commercial real estate market in… Read More →

Executive Profile: Randy McGrane finds success with disciplined process

Randy McGrane
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Randy McGrane doesn’t play favorites. “I’m doing everything from a $5,000 consulting engagement for a healthcare client in Reno and I’m building a $140 million hotel in Menlo Park, Calif.,” says the managing director and CEO of Ensemble Real Estate Solutions. In his current position, McGrane manages the day-to-day operations of Ensemble’s Phoenix headquarters office,… Read More →

NAI Horizon’s 2016 Top 10 sets the tone for 2017

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

NAI Horizon’s 2016 Top 10 Producers are highlighted by a diverse group of brokers whose transactions totaled more than $275 million representing multiple property types. The broad range of product type represented in NAI Horizon’s Top 10 is indicative of the overall health of the Valley’s commercial real estate industry.  The collective success of NAI… Read More →

Scottsdale Fashion Square announces big renovation plans

Enhancements to Luxury Offerings Will Be First Phase; Louis Vuitton Announces Major Store Renovation in 2017   Macerich, one of the nation’s leading owners, operators and developers of one-of-a-kind retail properties in top markets, today announced a phased project to further enhance the iconic Scottsdale Fashion Square. Plans include a renovation of the luxury wing followed… Read More →

Caliber CEO Chris Loeffler recognized as 2016 Hotel Innovator

Chris Loeffler
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Caliber – The Wealth Development Company‘s CEO and Co-Founder Chris Loeffler has been listed on Lodging Magazine’s 2016 Top 50 Hotel Innovators list. Loeffler earned recognition as a Top 10 Up-and-Comer in Hospitality. This distinguished list features Top 10 innovators each in five categories:  Up-and Comers, Finance & Real Estate, Design, Operations and Tech. As stated in Lodging Magazine, “Many industries pride themselves on consistently… Read More →

Ensemble appoints vice president of strategic planning

Ensemble
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Ensemble has announced the appointment of Jackie Lundblad as the company’s new vice president of strategic planning. Lundblad, who has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry as a consultant and hospital executive, will serve as an asset to the company, building on their healthcare expertise, Ensemble states. “I am excited… Read More →

Coldwell expansion means Biltmore location

Biltmore Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors (CBC Advisors) recently signed a lease at The Biltmore Center located at 2398 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 520. The new CBC Advisors Phoenix facility will open in January to allow further expansion of one of the most rapidly growing full-service commercial real estate platforms in the United States. “This office solidifies a long-term… Read More →

Valley Partnership volunteers help create fitness park at children’s home

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Newsmakers

On a clear and brisk morning, more than 300 volunteers helped transform an underutilized parcel of land into a vibrant fitness park and recreation area at Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa. For the second straight year, a record number of volunteers participated in Valley Partnership’s 29th Annual Community Project. In addition, a total of… Read More →

Cresa dominates at Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Cresa Phoenix recently won Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament, hosted by  Goodmans Interior Structures and produced by Rooted in Good, Inc., an Arizona 501(c)3 operated by Goodmans employees. This year’s event raised $10,000 for First Place AZ, a local non-profit working hard to ensure that housing options for people with autism and other special abilities are as bountiful as they are for anyone else.… Read More →

NAIOP-AZ board elects news officers and board members

nonprofit board member
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected its 2017 officers and board members at its annual board meeting held November 1. The 2017 NAIOP-AZ officers are Chairman of the Board Larry Pobuda, Opus Group; Vice Chairman Matt Mooney, Cousins Properties; Programs Chair Andrew Cheney, Lee & Associates; and… Read More →

Ryan Companies adds retail development talent

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced the expansion of its southwest development team. Josh Rogers has joined Ryan to further strengthen retail development business in Ryan’s Southwest division as its Director of Development for Retail. Rogers brings to Ryan Companies extensive knowledge of strategy development and implementation for major retailers as well as a wealth of… Read More →

Cresa’s Ashley Snyder named to IAMC board

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) announced on Tuesday that Ashley Snyder, Senior Vice President of Cresa, has been elected to the IAMC board of directors. Jennifer Roth, Senior Manager, Real Estate at Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc, and Don Hansen, Sr. Director of Real Estate and Development at W.W. Grainger were also elected to the… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group promotes Bonnie Arlia to SVP

Bonnie Arlia
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC promoted Bonnie Arlia to senior vice president. Arlia is an industry veteran, with decades of experience in the retail commercial real estate arena. “Bonnie is an integral part of our company with proven success and experience in all facets of our business. Our clients count on her to deliver accelerated service during… Read More →

JLL sells first Downtown Phoenix apartments of new cycle

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Multi-Family | Newsmakers

The first urban apartment project to be constructed and traded in Downtown Phoenix’s post-recession real estate upswing has sold this week in a $21.8 million deal brokered by the Phoenix office of JLL. Named Proxy 333, the project totals 118 highly amenitized urban multifamily units located in the heart of downtown’s Evans-Churchill neighborhood. The Proxy 333… Read More →