Newsmakers Archives

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 →

Valley Partnership’s 2017 legislative wins

This year’s Legislative session lasted 122 days and of the 1,079 bills originally posted, 353 were passed. Of the 353 bills passed, 342 were signed into law and 11 were vetoed by Gov. Doug Ducey. Cheryl Lombard, president and CEO of Valley Partnership, an advocacy group for responsible development, describes the session as good from… Read More →

How to capitalize on hot Phoenix apartment market

The apartment market in Downtown Phoenix is hot, really hot, and members of the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) are cautiously optimistic that the market will remain one of the hottest in the country for at least a couple more years. In a standing room only crowd of over 60 people, AMA hosted its second-ever Quarterly… Read More →

Goodyear lands new $180M UPS facility

UPS announced plans today for a new $180 million package processing hub in Goodyear, near the Loop 303 Freeway and I-10, to increase its processing capacity for e-commerce. The phased hub construction modifies a 618,000-square-foot structure on 140 acres in the PV303 Development. A portion of the building is expected to begin operating later this year in… Read More →

Fann Contracting wins big at Arizona Transportation Partnering Excellence Awards

The Partnering Excellence Awards competition, which began in 2005, is designed to recognize partnership teams that demonstrate a high degree of achievement through their practice of partnering principles and their application of the partnering processes related to the transportation industry. At the 2016 Arizona Transportation Partnering Excellence Awards, presented at the ACEC Arizona Conference in Tucson, Fann… Read More →

W&W Structural adds VP of operations, project manager

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W&W Structural, Inc., a woman-owned structural steel subcontractor, has added a vice president of operations and project manager to its growing team in its Tempe, Ariz., office. President/owner Jodi Malenfant announced the hiring of Les McCauley as vice president of operations and Beth Ehrhardt as project manager. McCauley joins W&W Structural after a stint of… Read More →

Ryan Sarbinoff takes the helm at Marcus & Millichap

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Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, announced Ryan Sarbinoff has accepted the position of regional manager in the firm’s Phoenix office. Previously, Sarbinoff was regional manager for Marcus & Millichap in Cincinnati.             “Ryan is an effective leader with a… Read More →

Lincoln Property Company gives Operation Easter Bunny a boost

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When Lincoln Property Company (LPC) Assistant Property Manager Elizabeth Porras learned about Operation Easter Bunny, there was no stopping her. She quickly started a collection effort at 2777 Camelback and Camelback Square, where she serves as part of the property management team, and then began spreading the word to her colleagues. Within days, property management teams and tenants… Read More →

Menlo Group founder becomes member of elite real estate group

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When Tanner Milne, founder of Menlo Group, first entered the commercial real estate industry, he noticed a trend among the top brokers in Phoenix. They were members of one of the most exclusive organizations in real estate, the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS. He knew then that he wanted to be one of the… Read More →

CBRE promotes Rocco Mandala to vice chairman

Rocco Mandala
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CBRE Group, Inc. promoted Rocco Mandala vice chairman with CBRE Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance, in Phoenix. Since joining CBRE in 1995, Mandala has become a perennial top-10 percent originator nationally for CBRE Capital Markets, completing debt and equity transactions in excess of $7 billion. In 2016, Rocco was in the top three percent originator for all… Read More →

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

Grady Gammage Jr.
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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 →