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Put your marketing strategy on a wait-loss plan

123RF.com, everythingpossible

As we move tremendously close to 2015, most firms are in the midst of planning. And this planning is getting much more exciting for many as the key indicators of the economy are generally improving. I will recap the many strategic planning sessions I have participated in over the last six-plus difficult economic years…”We are… Read More →

Waterford on Tatum Apartments sells for $14M

Waterford Hi-Res Image, ABI Multifamily, WEB
November 17, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

ABI Multifamily announced on Friday the sale of a premier North Paradise Valley, 128-unit, multifamily property – Waterford on Tatum Apartments – for $14,175,000 or $110,742 per unit. This completes an exciting past week at ABI, with three significant closings (Southern Ridge Apartments and Scottsdale Haciendas Condominiums & Townhomes being the other two). Total transaction… Read More →

5 social media tips every business needs to know

123rf.com, yupiramos

  Let’s face it; social media is a part of our everyday lives. And yes, there is a difference between being on social media as a person and a business. Consumers are now relying on social media to keep in touch with a business, or to learn about their new product, promotion or event. As… Read More →

AWEE celebrates 20th Faces of Success luncheon

AZ Big Media at AWEE's Faces of Success luncheon. Photo courtesy of Ashley Incardone

The Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) celebrated its 20th anniversary of The Faces of Success Luncheon hosted at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on Thursday. AWEE is an organization dedicated to helping the community by fighting the inequality barriers in the workforce and providing support to women and other citizens in need of a career.… Read More →

GPE vice president appointed to Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM,
Vice President,
GPE Commercial Advisors
November 13, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM, Vice President at GPE Commercial Advisors has been appointed to the City of Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board. The Economic Development Advisory Board acts as the advisory board to the Mesa City Council on matters pertaining to economic development, including goal setting, strategic planning, marketing and business recruitment, retention and expansion.… Read More →

Keith Earnest leaves RED, joins VanTrust Real Estate

November 12, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

VanTrust Real Estate, LLC announced Wednesday that Keith Earnest has joined the firm as its executive vice president and market leader to grow and manage the local VanTrust real estate portfolio. Prior to joining VanTrust, Earnest spent nine years with RED Development as executive vice president of development. While at RED his resume included the… Read More →

In the Mix: Tegan and Sara, Say Anything, KC and the Sunshine Band

Tegan and Sara
November 12, 2014 by in Blogs | Featured

KC and the Sunshine Band @ The Salt River Ballroom at the Talking Stick Resort Formed in the 1970s, KC and the Sunshine Band’s music has survived the test of time as their music is still played around the world. Harry Wayne Casey (KC) started the band by being backed up by studio musicians form… Read More →

House of Comedy pre-show Q-and-A with Andrew Norelli

Andrew Norelli on "Late Night with David Letterman." Via thecomicscomic.com
November 12, 2014 by in Blogs | Featured | Lifestyle

The Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy pre-show Q-and-A series give you 10 questions of insight into your favorite comedians’ minds. Comedian Andrew Norelli got his start doing impressions of family members as a kid. He’s gone on to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, and appearances on Comedy Central specials.… Read More →

Failed condo project re-assembled from 57 ownership groups

Southern Ridge

ABI Multifamily, a multifamily brokerage and advisory services firm, announced the sale of Southern Ridge, an apartment community platted as individual condos, located in Mesa, Ariz. The 113-unit garden-style community was originally built in 1985. Southern Ridge sold for $6,510,000, which reflects a price of $57,610 per unit. The sale is one of three significant… Read More →

Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen coming to north Scottsdale

Chef Chris Mayo

Restaurateur German Osio and his team at Osio Culinary Group announced Monday the opening of their fourth restaurant, Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen. Kale & Clover is set to open in December at 20511 N. Hayden Rd. at Hayden Peak Crossing in Scottsdale, the same shopping plaza as Osio’s sister restaurant, Local Bistro. Kale &… Read More →

Valley Partnership, CRE community transform Perry Rehabilitation Center

Photo by Shavon Rose/AZ Big Media

On a sun-splashed fall morning, more than 200 volunteers traded their business attire for work clothes to help transform the Perry Rehabilitation Center at the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH). The occasion was Saturday’s 27th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. Each year, Valley Partnership undertakes a community project benefitting a nonprofit organization and dedicates… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona announces new chairman, board members

NAIOP Roundtable 2011 - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
November 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

NAIOP Arizona named Tom Johnston of Voit Real Estate Services as its Chairman for 2015. The industry group also named new officers, three new board members and re-nominated an existing board member. Johnston, Managing Director at Voit, will be joined by new officers Bob Hubbard, Vice Chairman, LBA Realty; Larry Pobuda, Programs Chair, The Opus… Read More →

Keyser hires three employees

Keyser
November 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

Keyser, a commercial real estate advisory firm providing global real estate services to tenants of office, industrial, retail, healthcare, technology and educational space, announced Friday that Matthew Cummings, Rick Osselaer and Harris Wilbur have joined the firm. Cummings joins Keyser from Mohr Partners, a national commercial real estate firm, where he served as head of… Read More →

Cooper, Cardinal and Company brokers Las Casitas Apartments

Las Casitas
November 6, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Cooper, Cardinal and Company LLC, a boutique multi-family investment brokerage firm with headquarters in Phoenix, recently closed the transaction for Las Casitas Apartments, a 10-unit turn-key multi-family community located in Phoenix, Arizona.  The sale price of $425,000 represents a capitalization rate of 7.75% on Proforma income. It equates to $42,500 per unit or $60.02 per… Read More →