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Phoenix tackles public transit head on

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December 19, 2014 by in Blogs

Remember what it was like to rely on Phoenix public transit last century? Not in the early part of the last hundred years, but as recent as the 1990s. Phoenix had limited bus service and no service after midnight or Sundays. It was not the best system for a rapidly growing city. At that time,… Read More →

Autism schools open in Phoenix and Chandler

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December 19, 2014 by in Blogs

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced the opening of the CARD Academy schools in Phoenix and Chandler, Ariz. They are opening two private day schools for individuals with autism that use applied behavior analysis in the approach. CARD Academy is a place where children and families can learn, play and thrive.  The… Read More →

Phoenix housing market ending relatively flat year

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December 17, 2014 by in Blogs

After several years of wild roller-coaster activity, the Phoenix-area housing market is ready to end a relatively flat year. That’s according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of the new report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of October: •… Read More →

New boutique brings boho-chic to Scottsdale

5 two 3 opened its doors in November to its first-ever retail store in the heart of bustling Old Town Scottsdale, Ariz. Located at the southwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and Fifth Avenue.  The boho inspired boutique offers handmade, free-spirited women’s clothing and yoga headbands in a myriad of vibrant prints and comfortable fabrics. “We’re… Read More →

Op-Ed: Read this before locking out a commercial tenant

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Most commercial landlords and property managers are aware that, in Arizona, if a commercial property tenant neglects or refuses to pay rent and is in arrears for more than five days, or if a tenant violates another provision of the lease, under certain conditions and circumstances, Arizona law allows the landlord the option to reenter… Read More →

iStar launches sales of final phase at Sage

Haute Photography - Phoenix Photographer
December 15, 2014 by in Blogs

Seventy-two new homes hit the market in Downtown Scottsdale when owner iStar Residential hosted a grand opening event for the final phase at Sage, the luxury condominium community located along the Scottsdale waterfront. The $35 million community is the first ground-up-construction condominium development to deliver new homes in Downtown Scottsdale in seven years. The two,… Read More →

The good, the bad and the ugly with Grant Woods

Grant Woods, by Robbie Quinn
December 5, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Events | Featured

Valley Partnership continues an annual tradition with its end-of- the-year reflection by the always entertaining and provocative Grant Woods. The former Arizona Attorney General, prominent attorney and community leader will provide a morning of thought-provoking discussion about Arizona politics, education and business. The final Friday Morning Breakfast scheduled for 2014, the event is scheduled for… Read More →

Comedian Greg Warren was a trained journalist, wrestler

Greg Warren, GregWarrenComedy.com

St. Louis native Greg Warren studied journalism and was an All-American wrestler before switching to comedy as a career. Warren has appeared on several comedy shows and specials, including “Comedy Central Presents,” “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing.” In addition to television, Warren has also released comedy albums, toured the country doing stand-up… Read More →

Biltmore’s Unleashed Holiday Gift Mart to benefit local animal shelter

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What has a wet nose, floppy ears and can brighten anyone’s day? One of the dozens of dogs kept at Arizona Animal Welfare League’s adoption facility! Adopting a dog can be the gift that keeps on giving, and pet-lovers and shopaholics can gather next weekend to support the shelters that care for thousands of homeless… Read More →

Julie Brassell joins DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Julie Brassell
December 1, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

Julie Brassell has been named business development manager at DIRTT Environmental Solutions. She previously was business development manager at Hunt & Caraway Architects. Her background in the commercial real estate industry includes positions at Brycon Construction, Jokake Construction, DMB Associates and Linthicum Custom Builders. Brassell is a member of AAED, ACE, SMPS Arizona, as well… Read More →

Trilogy Partners buys 12KSF warehouse in Chandler

2915 W Fairview St, CPI, WEB
December 1, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Commercial Properties, Inc., Arizona’s largest locally owned commercial real estate brokerage, announced the sale of 2915 West Fairview Street, Chandler, Ariz.  Leroy Breinholt represented the buyer and Jeff Hays, Chad Neppl and Ryan Steele of CPI’s Tempe Industrial Group represented the seller in this transaction. The ±12,000 SF, freestanding warehouse building is located just south… Read More →

Where to stay on your next trip to San Diego

Botanical gardens at Balboa Park.

Before booking your next weekend getaway or business trip to San Diego, read through these four wildly different lodging options — from resort-style chic to downtown ritz, here are four of Az Business’ favorites! 1. The Westgate 1055 2nd Ave., San Diego westgatehotel.com Ocean and silhouettes of the harbor peak out between the slivers of… Read More →

Tucker Macon promoted at Sundt Construction

November 25, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

  Sundt Construction, Inc. recently promoted Tucker Macon from senior estimator to preconstruction project manager. In his new role, Macon oversees the planning, coordinating and directing of preconstruction services for various Southwest-area building projects, including the $136 million Biosciences Partnership Building in downtown Phoenix. With more than 28 years of industry experience, Macon has led projects in… Read More →

ZooLights is back + more to do this week

Peacock from ZooLights 2013, photo from phoenixzoo.org/event-items/zoolights/

11/24-1/11: ZooLights The annual ZooLights event is opening this week at the Phoenix Zoo. Opening on Nov. 24 and closing on Jan. 11, ZooLights features almost 4 million LED lights spread throughout the zoo and formed into the shapes of many of its popular animals. By day, the zoo’s animals will be out and wandering… Read More →