In The Spotlight Archives

Ironline Partners sells 2828 N. Central Avenue for $9.8 Million

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DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has announced the sale of 2828 N. Central Avenue, a ±104,016 square foot, 14-story office tower in Phoenix located on the southwest corner of Central Avenue and Thomas Road. Granite Investment Group of Irvine, CA, acquired the property for $9.8 million from Phoenix-based Ironline Partners. Senior… Read More →

ABA Member Spotlight: Marty Hedlund

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Marty Hedlund Sr. vice president and Southwest district manager, Sundt Construction, Inc. Years in construction: 32 Years at Sundt: 31 Years as an ABA member: Since the beginning! Sundt was involved in the merging of AGC Building Chapter and the ABC organization into the ABA. Role at Sundt: I lead about 100 talented employee owners… Read More →

Three national restaurant users coming to Las Plazas at Old Vail

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Las Plazas at Old Vail, a 17-acre retail development at the northwest corner of Houghton and Old Vail Roads in Southeast Tucson, has landed its first wave of restaurant users. CBRE has recently completed the sale of the first three lots and the development will soon be home to a Taco Bell, Native Grill and… Read More →

How To Master LinkedIn

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Crystal Washington, owner of CWM Enterprises, is a social media guru. She has helped large companies such as Google and Microsoft harness the utility of the Internet’s networking tools and find freedom from any hesitation professionals have about promoting themselves on a limitless stage. Here are her top tips for women in commercial real estate.… Read More →

Colliers International completes sale of 1,114-Unit portfolio

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The Cooke Multifamily Team at Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of the 1,114-unit, AZ 3 multifamily portfolio in Phoenix. The value-added properties total 989,463 square feet and combined acreage of 44.56. The size of this Class A and Class B+ portfolio attracted attention from investors around the world. The deal was awarded to an… Read More →

LGE completes Pomo at Gilbert’s Heritage Marketplace

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LGE Design Build has completed tenant improvement construction for the 2,600-square-foot Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana at Heritage Marketplace in Gilbert. The restaurant features a 6,000-pound, wood-fire pizza oven imported from Italy with hand-crafted stone. In addition, the authentic Italian restaurant features a bar and outdoor seating. “As one of the restaurant hotspots in the Valley, Heritage… Read More →

I-10 West business center sells for $5.5 Million

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DTZ has announced that Thackeray Partners and Trammell Crow Company sold I-10 West Business Center, a three building, multi-tenant industrial complex located one block south of Interstate10 between 55th and 57th Avenue. A Phoenix-based private investor, Kensington Investments, purchased the ±81,571 square foot property for $5.5 million. Senior Managing Directors Bob Buckley, Tracy Cartledge and Steve… Read More →

Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu school signs long-term lease

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Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. negotiated a creative, long-term lease for an international martial arts client, finding it a new home in an industrial building. The lease is part of an overall trend for destination retail users to select more cost-effective industrial space. Gracie Barra, a global Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school, signed a long-term… Read More →

Meridian Capital finances Glendale Market Square property

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Meridian Capital Group, America’s most active debt broker, negotiated a $21.1 million loan for the acquisition and rehabilitation of Glendale Market Square, a retail property located in Glendale, AZ on behalf of a Southern California-based developer. The three-year loan, provided by a debt fund, features a floating-rate, interest-only payments for the full-term and two one-year… Read More →

C & W | PICOR late August recent transactions

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SALE Damar Properties, LLC purchased a 26,440 square foot industrial building at 5970 S. Palo Verde Rd. in Tucson from Lazydays Land Holdings, LLC for $1,100,000.  Rob Glaser, SIOR, CCIM, Industrial Specialist, with Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, represented the seller and Doug Marsh with Oxford Realty Advisors, represented the buyer in this transaction. Nexpa… Read More →

Uptown Plaza welcomes Muse Apparel as their first new tenant

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Uptown Plaza, the landmark shopping center at the intersection of Central Ave. & Camelback Rd., has announced the grand opening of its first new tenant, Muse Apparel, since kicking off a wall-to-wall renovation in mid-2014. Opening just in time to celebrate Uptown Plaza’s 60th Anniversary tomorrow, August 25, 2015, this popular 10-year-old local women’s clothing boutique recently relocated… Read More →

2015 Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate

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The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Sundt Construction increases focus on sustainability

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Sundt Construction, Inc. recently expanded its commitment to sustainability with a corporate-wide initiative to effect a positive change on the environment, increasing its presence as one of the top green contractors in the nation. The company’s new environmentally focused charge is evidenced by the latest rankings from two of the industry’s leading construction publications – Engineering News-Record (ENR) and Building Design… Read More →

Jody Pokorski – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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Jody Pokorski Partner and real estate practice leader, Snell & Wilmer Years in the industry: 30 Jody Pokorski has been behind some of the biggest deals in the Valley. She represented Arizona State University in the State Farm headquarters in Tempe deal that has become the largest office development in the state. A few years ago,… Read More →