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Phoenix Urban Ale Trail, One Direction + more things to do

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September 16, 2014 by in Blogs | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Boy bands, brews cruise, ballet under the stars and much more to do this weekend! 9/16: One Direction The British boy-band One Direction is taking over Glendale and a swarm of screaming teenage girls is sure to follow. With three albums that have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, the concert is sure… Read More →

The Dish: National Guacamole Day

Courtesy of SOL Cocina

It’s no secret that Americans love their food. Following suit of our country’s beloved foodstuffs, the Mexican cuisine-inspired green mash known as guacamole has its own day — September 16.  If this isn’t the best excuse to eat guac on a spoon, we don’t know what is. If you’re anything like us, guacamole is a… Read More →

$150M Chandler Viridian project zoning entitlement approved

Map, Colliers, WEB

The Chandler City Council on Thursday night approved zoning and a development agreement for Hines to develop the Chandler Viridian mixed-use project located near the Chandler Fashion Center and Loop 101/Loop 202 interchange. The 25-acre project will include a modern brand hotel, Class A multi-family and a central plaza with 250,000 square feet of Class… Read More →

5 must-have handbags this fall

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With the start of the fall season, comes back-to-school and returning to the office after that summer vacation. Eventually, you’ll find yourself trading sandals for military boots and shorts for pants, even if it’s still 100 degrees outside. Besides the fact that it doesn’t start to feel like fall in Arizona until mid-November, one wardrobe… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Seven tips for sales success

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By: Susan Schneider, Independent Sales Lead Generation Expert and Account Director at Lead Q and Membership Director of Platform Scottsdale First and foremost, keep in mind that selling has very little to do with what you sell and everything to do with how you sell yourself. As you’ve been hearing for a number of years,… Read More →

Blake Shelton, ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ + more to do this weekend

Blake Shelton

9/5: Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, and Neal McCoy Country superstar Blake Shelton is stopping by Phoenix on his Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 joined by The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, and Neal McCoy. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, Friday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m., $50 to $353    … Read More →

OSA Janitorial Service becomes licensed dealer of Ceiling Pro International

OSA Janitorial Service of Phoenix recently was named a licensed dealer of Ceiling Pro International (CPI), a leader in the commercial ceiling cleaning industry. Based in Eden Prairie, MN, CPI was founded nearly 25 years ago and offers 18 bio-degradable, proprietary products to clean and sanitize ceilings. OSA Janitorial Service has been owned by Brad… Read More →

PB Bell, Davis Enterprises to redevelop ‘Psycho’ building

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P.B. Bell Companies, a leader in multi-family housing and commercial real estate development and management, and Davis Enterprises, an investment and development company serving Arizona’s retail and office sectors for six decades, have been selected by the City of Phoenix to redevelop the historic Barrister Place building in downtown Phoenix. City officials chose the P.B. Bell… Read More →

San Francisco investor buys St. Luke’s Medical building for $8.45M

555North18thStreet, Cassidy Turley, WEB

Cassidy Turley announced the successful sale of a ±49,816 square foot medical office building at 555 North 18th Street in Phoenix’s downtown submarket. San Francisco-based Stockbridge Funds purchased the St. Luke’s Medical property for $8.45 million ($169.62/psf) from Chicago-based Heitman Real Estate Investment Management. Executive Managing Director Eric Wichterman and Senior Vice President Mike Coover… Read More →

Villa Serena apartment complex sells for $6.42M

Villa Serena Main Pic, Colliers, WEB
August 27, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of Villa Serena, a 137-unit Class B apartment complex, for $6.42 million, or $46,861 per unit. Janet LePage of North Vancouver, BC, purchased the complex, located at 4221 W. Dunlap Avenue, from Bligh Group, LLC, of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. Bill Hahn, Jeffrey Sherman and Trevor… Read More →

Clear Title ranks on Inc. 500 | 5000 List

August 27, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Finance & RE Law

Clear Title Agency of Arizona, a commercial and residential title and escrow service provider, is ranked No. 671 on the eighth annual Inc. 500|5000 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. It is the second straight year Clear Title has earned the distinction, moving up more than 300 spots from last year’s… Read More →

Bridal expo, punk rock + things to do this weekend

Stop daydreaming about the perfect wedding and do something about it at the Bridal Expo! Photo: 123RF.com, Copyright: iofoto

Here are some of our top things to try this weekend. Though we’re sad to say we can’t help you choose between the Jason Mraz and Ed Sheeran concerts on Saturday.   8/29: Tim Meadows Tim Meadows was one of the longest running cast members on Saturday Night Live with 10 seasons under his belt… Read More →

Tempe Mission Palms gets a new coat of paint

How the Tempe Mission Palms will look with a new coat of paint. Courtesy of Ghaster Painting Colorvision LLC.
August 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight

Ghaster Painting & Coatings announced today it will be painting the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. This hotel has been an icon in Tempe since it opened in 1985 and is currently ranked at the No. 1 hotel in Tempe by TripAdvisor and is a part of the Destination Hotels & Resorts group. Ghaster will be… Read More →

GPE Commercial Advisors bucks female-ratio trend

Left to right: Kristina Konen, Angela Williams, Lei Anne Oborne, Linda Robbins, CCIM, Tracey Galligan, Kristie Jones, Marion Chaney, Pamela Herzog, Julie Johnson, CCIM, Brooke Askew-Rossi.
In meetings and couldn’t attend: L Danielle O’Dea, Becky Bishop, Gina Gringle, Jennifer Pliska and Alexandra Loye.

by Ronald Genovese, Founder and Designated Broker at GPE Commercial Advisors Recently, more and more articles are emerging with titles and taglines that shed light on commercial real estate’s male dominated workforce, causing us to acknowledge that the old ideology is still part of our industry today. GlobeSt.com published  an article in April 2014, entitled… Read More →