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Michael Lewis Co. buys parcel in Goodyear Gateway South

Goodyear Gateway South, EJM Development

Goodyear Gateway South, the 221-acre industrial zoned park being developed by EJM Development Co. just north of the Phoenix Goodyear Airport, has announced its first user. Michael Lewis Co. (MLCo) has purchased a 30-acre parcel for development. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pat Feeney, Dan Calihan and Rusty Kennedy with CBRE’s… Read More →

Yelp Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants

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The Yelp Foundation announced plans today to give $1 million to charity, including four local nonprofits in the Phoenix area. In 2011, the Board of Directors of Yelp Inc. established the Yelp Foundation with one percent of company equity devoted to supporting community literacy and small business growth. These initiatives are imperative for local economies… Read More →

Paradise Valley Hospital celebrates 30th anniversary

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Abrazo Health’s Paradise Valley Hospital will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free Autumn Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the hospital, 3929 E. Bell Road. Free food, blood pressure checks, bicycle safety, posture checks, shoe assessment for wound care are among the highlights.  A walk-in inflatable heart exhibit will educate… Read More →

CBRE to market office space at Chandler Viridian

Chandler Viridian, CBRE

CBRE has been awarded the marketing assignment for the ±240,000 SF office portion of Chandler Viridian, the $150 million, mixed-used project to be developed by Hines. The multi-faceted development project will be located on the former Elevation Chandler site near Chandler Fashion Center. Construction on the project is slated to begin 1Q 2015 and will… Read More →

AMA Members’ Projects

San Privada Apartments
October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Highland Groves at Morrison Ranch Developer: P.B. Bell Companies General Contractor: MT Builders Architect: Todd & Associates Location: 105 N. Beebe St., Gilbert, Ariz.. Size: 228 units/Avg. 964 SF Value: $37.5M Estimated start/completion: December 2012 to July 2014 Highland Groves at Morrison Ranch is contained on 14 lush acres within the highly sought after Morrison… Read More →

Q & A with Tom Simplot, President and CEO of the Arizona Multihousing Association

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Tom Simplot was named president and CEO of the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) in July 2008. The longtime Phoenix resident has served on the Phoenix City Council, president of the Maricopa County Board of Health, Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority, as chair of the Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee and was a member of the Phoenix… 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 →

The new class of schools

The Noah Webster Schools Pima Campus, completed in August, is a charter academy that has made use of the increasingly popular site-adapt trend.
October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

An apple a day may keep a student in a teacher’s good graces, but there’s more to a healthy learning environment than fruit. It’s no secret that many school districts have had to do more with less funding and fewer employees. With a rapidly changing learning environment — one with Wi-Fi in every classroom —… Read More →

The Luhrs Endures

Luhrs Building: Iconic building towers over important adaptive reuse project in downtown Phoenix
October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Nestled among the steel and glass high rises in downtown Phoenix, the Luhrs Building stands as a symbol of the iconic brick-and-mortar structures that once graced the inner city. As the City of Phoenix embraces the concept of adaptive reuse, the Luhrs Building, constructed in 1924 at a cost of $553,000, is part of this… Read More →

Valley Of The Submarkets

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October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Jeff Hays, senior vice president of sales and leasing at Commercial Properties Inc., is starting his 30th year specializing in the industrial sector and will be the first to tell you that everybody’s busy and no one’s complaining. LGE Design Build has 54 industrial projects either in the ground or in design, says President Dave… Read More →

BMO Private Bank Boosts AZ Senior Staff

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BMO Private Bank announced new senior staff additions and promotions at the wealth management firm’s Arizona offices, which serve high-net-worth individuals, family-owned businesses, endowments and foundations throughout the Western United States. • Ashley Ober is now serving as managing director of the greater Phoenix market, overseeing strategic development and delivery of wealth management services provided… Read More →

Sanctuary Offers Holiday Perks in Sunny Scottsdale

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October 20, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Those keen to skip the chaos of “tis the season” need look no further than Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain. The award-winning Scottsdale resort, with mountain views that are serious competition for snow covered peaks, announces a host of options for holiday revelry. Sanctuary will offer two ways to enjoy Thanksgiving on Nov. 27 (reservations required):… Read More →

Megan Creecy-Herman takes the helm of NAIOP-AZ

Megan Creecy-Herman
October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Megan Creecy-Herman, Senior Director, Leasing & Development at Liberty Property Trust, has worked in commercial real estate for 11 years, 10 of which have been as a member of NAIOP. In 2013, the 33-year-old was the first female chair of NAIOP Arizona and one of the youngest in the country to hold that position. She… Read More →

Networking with a cause

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October 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Last fall, Rachel Luttrell was standing in front of a grill at a Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) campus in the midst of monsoon season. She was volunteering at one of NAIOP’s Dream Team barbecues that fed more than 10,000 homeless individuals last year. The grills were having a hard time staying lit, and she… Read More →