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The Big Bling Theory: Keep jewelry practical in the office

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Bangles, bracelets, necklaces, wedding rings, midi rings, toe rings, studs, hoops and cuff earrings. Just admit it ― when it comes to jewelry, you love it all. Jewelry is probably one of the easiest ways to personalize your outfit. Each piece you select has a reason behind it. Some women are the queens of jewelry… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Toast Pear Day at Perfect Pear Bistro

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You may think you love pears, but be pre-pear-ed to get schooled in the juicy fruit this weekend. In the name of National Pear Day, Oct. 25, the folks at Perfect Pear Bistro are whipping up a mix of savory quesadillas, “pear bread,” sweet cocktails and enough dishes to make this national day feel like… Read More →

Caution: Low-Flying Aircraft Policies

low flying aircraft
October 23, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a significant reduction in the maximum height limit of buildings near U.S. airports to ensure aircraft have clearance to continue an ascent in the unlikely event that an engine fails at takeoff. The proposed policy would limit building heights of new commercial projects within 10,000 feet of the… Read More →

Leasing the sun

Mark Covington
Executive Director
Building Owners
Management Association of Greater Phoenix
October 22, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

BOMA Greater Phoenix has been working toward the efficiency and sustainability of its members and other commercial buildings for many years. Its Kilowatt Krackdown energy benchmarking and tuning program has engaged almost 500 commercial buildings in the Valley of the Sun since 2009 and has helped Phoenix to grow from No. 23 on the list… Read More →

Before heading to haunted houses, check for a permit

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Some people go for the adrenaline rush, some go for the Halloween tradition, others are dragged along, but, no matter the reason, when it comes to haunted houses, Phoenix officials say the public’s safety should be a priority. While haunted houses are a favorite pastime in fall, they can be unsafe with fog, dark corners,… Read More →

Constructing a Competitive Edge

Glendale Community College Technology 1 Building
October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

Whether it’s building a research facility from the ground-up or renovating a historic stadium, institutions of higher education must always be — or appear to be — on a competitive edge. ASU’s decision to enter a $162M renovation of Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., comes in the wake of other Pac-12 schools’ stadium upgrades… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: TEXAZtini cocktail recipe

Thirsty Thursdays

TEXAZ Grill may be best known for a rib-sticking menu of classic Texas-style comfort foods, including its signature Chicken Fried Steak (more than 858,526 sold and counting). But, hiding behind three decades of wacky wall art and a well-worn bar top made out of an old shuffleboard table, might just be the town’s best-kept secret.… Read More →

House of Comedy Pre-Show Q&A with Jimmy Shubert

Jimmy Shubert

The Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy pre-show Q-and-A series give you 10 questions of insight into your favorite comedians’ minds. You may recognize comedian and actor Jimmy Shubert from when he was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” or his recurring role on “King of Queens,” or movies like “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” or… Read More →

Helix acquires industrial complex in Tolleson

Building 5, manufacturing canopy

Helix, an Arizona-based commercial real estate investment company, recently acquired a Truck Distribution Industrial Complex in Tolleson, Ariz. Located at 94th Avenue and Buckeye Road in Tolleson, the 40-acre commercial property consists of 179,000 sq. ft. of buildings including a warehouse, office administration facility, maintenance garage, covered wall truss work area and a 60,000 square… Read More →

Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles to open in Gilbert Dec. 1

Lo-Lo's Exterior, LGE, WEB

You will soon be able to toast your friends, family and favorite soul food at the Scottsdale and Gilbert locations of Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles, constructed by LGE Design Build. Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles in Scottsdale, 3133 N. Scottsdale Road, recently hosted its grand opening. LGE Design Build constructed the 5,400-square-foot location, just a quarter… Read More →

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

The Limited: Scandal Inspired Collection

“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Strong, sexy, bold, smart and a killer wardrobe. That describes many leading female characters on television. Audiences of shows… Read More →

In the Mix: The Used, Lil Jon, Will Hoge

Lil Jon

The Used @ The Rialto Theatre Utah rock band The Used rose to fame in 2002 after its self-titled debut album hit the airwaves. It was a rough start, as the band members lived in poverty and battled substance abuse after being formed in 2001. Their first self-titled album was certified gold and opened many… Read More →

Denny’s signs ground lease in Yuma

Dennys Marcus and Millichap, WEB
October 9, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Denny’s ground lease, a 4,300-square foot net-leased property located in Yuma , Ariz, according to Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset sold for $1,527,300. Jamie Medress and Mark Ruble, investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s Phoenix office, had the exclusive listing to market… Read More →

The Village at Gateway Pavilions sells for $23.15M

Village Gateway Pavilions, Cassidy Turley, WEB

Cassidy Turley announced the sale of The Village at Gateway Pavilions, a 240-unit apartment community located at 1700 N. 103rd Avenue in Avondale, Ariz. PEM Real Estate Group, represented by Cassidy Turley Executive Managing Directors David Fogler and Steven Nicoluzakis, sold The Village at Gateway Pavilions for $23.15 million ($96,458 per unit). Alliance Realty Partners,… Read More →