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Lincoln Property Co. acquires Freeport Distribution Center

Freeport Distribution Center, WEB

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has acquired the two-building, 219,240-square-foot Freeport Distribution Center industrial project in southwest Phoenix. Freeport Distribution Center is located at the northwest corner of Buckeye Road and 51st Avenue, just minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The project is a close-in infill site offering immediate connectivity to the I-10, I-17… Read More →

Luxury multifamily development opens in Oro Valley

The Villas at San Dorado

Almost a year after breaking ground, Mark-Taylor has opened its first luxury multifamily development in Pima County, the Villas at San Dorado. The community is part of a mixed-use development set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Located at the southeast corner of First Avenue and Oracle Road (10730 N. Oracle Road),… Read More →

Liberty Tolleson Center reaches 100 percent occupancy

Liberty Tolleson Center

Liberty Property Trust announced it has signed a lease with Green Light Direct Services at Liberty Tolleson Center, bringing the 200KSF project to 100 percent occupancy. Green Light Direct Services will move into its new location, 8601 W. Washington Street, in October. Rick Collins of CD Commercial Advisors represented Green Light Direct Services and Tony… Read More →

Ventana leases 60KSf build-to-suit in Marana

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An affiliate of Cottonwood Properties announced they will be constructing and leasing a 60,000 square foot distribution facility for Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group. The new facility is located in Tangerine Commerce Park located on Tangerine Farms Road just west of the Tangerine Road freeway interchange. This is the… Read More →

Class-B apartment complex sells for $22.25M in Phoenix

Carleton Club Apartments

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of the 436-unit Carleton Club Apartments, a Class B complex in Phoenix, for $22.25 million. Phoenix-based Bruckal Developments Inc. purchased the complex located at 17425 N. 19th Ave., completed in 1984. The buyer has plans for major renovations in the near future. Cindy Cooke, senior executive… Read More →

ASU, TGen Team Up for Concussion Research

Conquering Concussions

Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, today announced that the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program will again participate in a genetic research study designed to advance athlete concussion detection and treatment. Now in its… Read More →

Jewett Named Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

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Jack B. Jewett, President & CEO of the Flinn Foundation, will be honored with the Jon W. McGarity Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year Award by the Arizona BioIndustry Association. “Great leaders embrace possibilities and take the steps to make them reality. Jack B. Jewett has done more than just take steps,” shared Joan Koerber-Walker,… Read More →

PCH helps patients understand health care coverage

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In an effort to stem widespread confusion about changes in health care coverage, Phoenix Children’s Hospital has introduced Family Financial Services, a team within the Hospital dedicated to helping parents understand their health care coverage options. The Hospital created the team in response to rapid changes in insurance coverage that are often overlooked or misunderstood… Read More →

Why Kids Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. These drinks have also been linked to heart palpitations,… Read More →

University of Phoenix founder dies

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The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to the Apollo Education Group. He was 93. Sperling passed away Friday at a hospital in the San Francisco Bay area. No cause of death was given. “Dr. Sperling’s vision, pioneering spirit and boundless resolve to improve the world through accessible… Read More →

Financial Experts Applaud Financial Literacy Law

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Arizona has joined 24 other states in passing Senate Bill 1449, which requires schools to teach financial literacy in a K-12 setting. It comes after a report from the Center for Financial Literacy, which gave Arizona a “B” for its efforts to improve financial literacy in high schools. “The new law has tremendous value in… Read More →

Medicaid Expansion Helps Hospitals’ Financial Health

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Now that the debate over Medicaid expansion and restoration is over and the issue has moved from the political arena to the medical arena, hospitals are already starting to see an impact. “Our self-pay has been declining since Medicaid expansion took effect,” said David Covert, chief operating officer, Western Division, IASIS Healthcare, and CEO for… Read More →

ASU receives rare space rock gift

Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of the Center of Meteorite Studies in ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, holds lunar meteorite NWA 7611. The gift will be on display for the short term, but there are plans to use it for research purposes in future years.
Photo by Andy DeLisle.

Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies recently received a precious gift. Aside from its price tag, what makes this space rock so special is where it came from: the moon. The new sample belongs to the rare class of meteorites originating from the moon called “lunaites.” Of all known distinct meteorites in this world,… Read More →

Symphony Apartments sell for $35.5M

Symphony Apartments

CBRE has completed the sale of the Symphony Apartments, a 234-unit apartment complex located at 2225 W. Frye Rd. in Chandler, Ariz. The multifamily asset commanded a sale price of $35.5 million. The property was 95 percent leased at time of sale. Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch with CBRE’s Phoenix office… Read More →