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BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards 2013

Portales I Exterior 2, WEB

This year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards were presented Nov. 15 at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown. AZRE Magazine would like to congratulate the seven winners of this year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards. 100,000- 249,999 SF Category: Portales Corporate Center II 4800 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale Owned by: Principal Real Estate Investors Architect: DFD Conoyer… Read More →

Lincoln Property Company Grows Portfolio to Highest Point in Office’s History

Game and Fish, WEB

The Desert West Region of Lincoln Property Company (LPC) this week pushed its management portfolio to the highest point in the office’s history with the assignment of 7025 North Scottsdale. Under the leadership of new Director of Management Services Alisa Timm, the firm also retained 100 percent of its nearly 6 million-square-foot portfolio in 2013… Read More →

Arizona Architects Honored at AIA Awards Gala Saturday

Estrella Hall

The American Institute of Architects Arizona Design Awards recognize excellence in design, planning and construction of projects located anywhere in the world that are designed by AIA Arizona architects registered and licensed in Arizona. The awards honor the highest standards of design in response to user requirements, site, context, climate and environment. Each entry, regardless… Read More →

Twin Arrows Named 'Best Native American Casino' at G2E Conference

Twin Arrows Wins at G2E

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s (NNGE) Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located 20 minutes east of Flagstaff, Ariz., was recognized as the top Native American Casino Facility in the nation at this week’s G2E (Global Gaming Expo) Conference. The Friedmutter Group of Las Vegas, which designed the structure in collaboration with Navajo tribal members, and… Read More →

Clear Title Agency Of Arizona Ranked On Inc. 500/5000 List


  Clear Title Agency of Arizona, a leader in commercial and residential title and escrow services, is ranked No. 988 on the seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Clear Title’s 436 percent growth during the past three years helped secure the competitive ranking among an elite group… Read More →

Sundt Construction CEO Honored For 45 Years Of Service To Company

David Crawford
August 15, 2013 by in Award Events | Business News | Events | Newsmakers

  Sundt Construction, Inc. recently honored President and CEO David S. Crawford for his 45 years of exceptional service to the company. The recognition emphasizes Sundt’s value on longevity and loyalty. Crawford’s contributions to Sundt were acknowledged on Aug. 8, at Loews Ventana Canyon hotel in Tucson during Sundt’s Annual Leadership Conference, where 100 of… Read More →

Cabana On Thomas Wins Top Design Award From ASID


  Deco Communities’ Cabana on Thomas project won the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Arizona North Chapter’s prestigious Adaptive Use award, a top design industry award honoring excellence in interior design. Cabana on Thomas is one of Deco Communities’ apartment renovation projects in which infill buildings are revamped and given a new vibrant life.… Read More →

ASLA Honors Phoenix Landscape Architect H. Duane Blossom With Fellowship

Duane Blossom

  The American Society of Landscape Architects will elevate 33 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2013, including Phoenix landscape architect H. Duane Blossom of Todd & Associates. Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large… Read More →

Tempe-based Evolution Design Wins National ASID Award For White Tank Branch Library


  The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) honored Evolution Design of Tempe with the national Elevate Award for best Institutional Design for the White Tank Branch Library in Waddell. Surrounded entirely by pristine Sonoran desert, the 29,000 SF library and nature center, winner of the 2011 RED Award for Most Sustainable Project, is designed… Read More →

Ryan Companies US, Inc. Earns LEED Gold Certification For FBI Phoenix Office


  The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced that the GSA FBI Phoenix Division Office Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification for new construction by the USGBC. Completed in February 2012, the 225,000 SF facility sits on 12.2 acres at 21711 N. 7th St. in Phoenix. The FBI Phoenix… Read More →

Kovach Building Enclosures Ranks 16th Among Top 50 Glaziers In U.S.


  Kovach Building Enclosures of Chandler has been ranked No. 16 by Glass Magazine in its list of Top 50 glaziers in the nation. Kovach is currently wrapping up the glazing and cladding work on the Manzanita Hall renovation in Tempe, a complete re-skin of the building. The annual Top 50 rankings represent what Glass… Read More →

PHX Architecture Receives 3 Award Of Merits At 50th Annual Gold Nugget Event

PHX Architecture-designed Sedona estate, winner of a Gold Nugget Award.

  A trio of PHX Architecture projects — two residential and one commercial remodel — walked away with three honors at the 50th Anniversary of the Gold Nugget Awards. The Gold Nugget Award is the symbol of recognition of the best work by architects, builders, developers and contractors in the business. It is juried by some… Read More →

Salt River Fields At Talking Stick Receives Honor From Architectural Record Magazine


  Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, winner of a 2012 RED Award, has been named the winner of the 2013 Good Design is Good Business competition from Architectural Record magazine. The award recognizes outstanding design accomplishment but adds recognition for the impact of how the project improves business performance, revenue and achievements. Salt River Fields… Read More →

Pair of Valley Subcontractors Named Tops In Their Field

Rudd & Rheem

Valley subcontractors Central Supply & Metal Co. of Phoenix and Alaskan Home Services of Tempe have earned national recognition. Central Supply & Metal earned recognition on the Ruud Reliable Top Contractors list for 2012. Ruud selected Central Supply & Metal for its annual list because the company is one of the pacesetters for Ruud contractors… Read More →

Liv Avenida Team Wins 2 Top Honors At AMA Tribute Awards


  Liv Avenida and IPA Management are celebrating after two key team members were honored at the 2013 Tribute Awards hosted by the Arizona Mulithousing Association. Heidi Arave, was honored as Apartment Manager of the Year (200+ units) and Bill Kunce was awarded Maintenance Supervisor of the Year (200+ units). The 2013 Tribute Awards featured… Read More →

Concord General Contracting Honors Local Subcontractors

Concord General Contracting

Concord General Contracting announced this year’s honorees for its annual “Excellence in Subcontracting Awards.” Since 2007, Concord has recognized subcontractors for their outstanding service, commitment, integrity, and efforts in the successful completion of their projects. “With more than 40 years as a general contractor, Concord has been fortunate to have worked with many well-respected and… Read More →

DPR Construction's Phoenix Office 1st Net-Zero Commercial Building in Arizona


  DPR Construction’s Phoenix office continues to make sustainability history. The general contractor’s headquarters at 222 N. 44th St. in Phoenix is now the largest building in the world and only the second in the U.S. to achieve Net-Zero Energy Building certification to date. Its Phoenix office has been officially certified as an NZEB by… Read More →

People To Know 2013 Industry Leaders


The commercial real estate industry is constantly changing, affecting all levels of employees as well as both large and small companies. Economic circumstances further enhance the industry’s volatility — and the Metro Phoenix and Metro Tucson marketplaces are not immune to those changes. When AZRE magazine first published it four years ago, People to Know… Read More →

Mark-Taylor Celebrates 4 Victories at AMA Tribune Awards

Parcland Crossing in Chandler

  The mantel at Mark-Taylor got a little heavier after this year’s Arizona Multihousing Association Tributes dinner, as the company was honored with four awards including the prestigious Developer’s Award for its Parcland Crossing community. “These wins reinforce what we already know – we have great properties and committed, loyal team members who make these… Read More →

BRR Architecture Recognized As Top Retail Design Firm By Architectural Record


  Despite taking a sharp hit during the recession, the retail market for design and construction has seen a steady incline within the past few years. According to a recent retail market report published by Architectural Record, using data generated by McGraw-Hill Dodge Analytics, both owners and developers are seeing an improved climate for construction.… Read More →

The Yard Wins Arizona Restaurant Association Foodist Award For Outstanding Restaurant Concept


  The Yard, a new restaurant complex located in a former motorcycle garage, has been recognized as Outstanding Restaurant Concept by the Arizona Restaurant Association with a Foodist Award. Designed by RSP Architects, The Yard is a unique, 9,000 SF neighborhood dining and entertainment destination combining one-of-a-kind cuisine (Culinary Dropout and Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend)… Read More →

ABA's Mark Minter Receives Distinguished Alumni Award


  The Construction Management Department at Northern Arizona University presented Mark Minter, Executive Director of the Arizona Builders’ Alliance, with its Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award. The award was presented at the Annual Demolition Ball in April. A 1975 N.A.U. graduate, Minter was recognized for outstanding contributions to the industry, community and the university.… Read More →

People to Know in Commercial Real Estate: Honoring the Industry's Best

PTK | People to Know in Commercial Real Estate

  The commercial real estate industry is constantly changing, affecting all levels of employees as well as both large and small companies. Economic circumstances further enhance the industry’s volatility — and the Metro Phoenix and Metro Tucson marketplaces are not immune to those changes. When AZRE magazine first published it four years ago, People to… Read More →

Arizona Association for Economic Development Presents Annual EDDE Awards

Nicole Snyder, an associate with DWL Architects + Planners, accepts her EDDE Award as the organization’s Member of the Year.
Snyder was recognized for her work as chair of the organization’s public relations committee. As editor of AAED’s monthly newsletter, she led the process of reformatting the publication, including developing stories, member spotlights, community spotlights and calendar of events articles. She also led the website redesign process and redirected AAED's social media efforts.

  The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The awards were presented during an evening awards dinner at the AAED Spring Conference in Tucson. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the… Read More →