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Leasing the sun

Mark Covington, Exec QA, WEB
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 →

Robert F. Knight & Associates rebrands as Knight Management

Knight Management
October 8, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

The longest tenured commercial real estate management firm specializing in third-party owned real estate portfolios in Maricopa County has a new brand identity: Knight Management. Established in 1977 and formerly known as Robert F. Knight & Associates, LLC, the firm’s property management portfolio totals more than 2 million square feet of commercial office space in… Read More →

Skinny Business, Pt. 2: If the shirt doesn’t fit, ditch it

Is everything in your closet too tight or too loose? Time to rethink your shopping habits./ 123RF.com, Copyright: vukvuk

“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. When you find yourself spending more time than necessary looking in your closest for just one article of clothing… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Pear Pomegranate Cooler

Courtesy of Thirsty Lion Pub

Even though Phoenicians are known to lament about the lack of a proper “fall” come September, many chefs in the Valley are unveiling seasonal menus worth digging your boots out for! Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill at Tempe Marketplace is celebrating the harvest with savory dishes like beer-steamed peel-and-eat shrimp, pomegranate spinach & pancetta salad,… Read More →