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Natural Grocers signs lease at Scottsdale Towne Square


Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, a rapidly expanding retailer of specialty, high-quality food and dietary supplements, signed a 27,827 SF lease at Scottsdale Towne Square. The anchor space was formerly occupied by Smart and Final and is located at 13802 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Arizona. Greg Saltz, President of GPS Retail Advisors, is the… Read More →

San Milan homes bucks the high-density multifamily trend

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New apartment communities are popping up everywhere, due to strong demand fundamentals and a growing desire for the flexibility afforded by renting rather than owning. The vast majority of multifamily developments underway in the Valley today target urban-style living. Mark-Taylor’s latest project, San Milan, is a drastic deviation from the emphasis on high-density living…smack dab in the heart of… Read More →

Basic Metals will open manufacturing plant in Goodyear

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August 7, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Industrial

Basic Metals Inc., an independently-owned aluminum service center and supplier plans to open a new manufacturing and distribution center in Goodyear, AZ, company officials, announced this week. The announcement comes following the Wisconsin-based company’s recent purchase of an industrial building at 15635 W. Illini Street near MC85 and Estrella Parkway. Specializing in aluminum sheet, coil… Read More →

Velocity Retail signs 110,850 SF lease for At Home

At Home StoreFront

Velocity Retail Group has finalized a lease agreement with At Home to open a new location in Prescott, Arizona.  At Home will occupy the 110,850 square foot former Wal-Mart building; which is located at 1801 Highway 69 in Prescott, Arizona. The Landlord is the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. This will be the first At Home location… Read More →

Eklectic Pie to open in Mesa this September

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Seasoned Valley restaurant owner Charlie Harmon started his career in the food and beverage industry at the age of 16 and has spent decades honing his craft. It was a natural progression for this serial restaurateur to create a concept that focuses on unique, tasty, fresh and of course, “eklectic” pizza. To that end, Harmon… Read More →

Two Glendale shopping centers sold for $38.6M

Glendale Market Square

The Fincham Dempsey were successful in selling two Glendale, Arizona shopping centers in the final week of July. Glendale Market Square and Arrowhead Plaza were sold satisfying 1,031 exchanges for the buyers for a total of $38,600,000. The Lee & Associates Fincham Dempsey Team, led by Jan Fincham and Patrick Dempsey, facilitated the transaction on… Read More →

Alison Melnychenko – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Deco Communities brings $40M condos to Phoenix


The heart of Phoenix’s urban core is getting a hip, new neighbor. This fall, Scottsdale-based Deco Communities will break ground on it’s latest contemporary condominium offering, Edison Midtown, a new mid-rise building to be located at 3131 N. Central Ave. along the Light Rail corridor in Midtown Phoenix. The location for Edison Midtown at the… Read More →

Arizona repeats as No. 1 state for gun owners


For the third straight year, Arizona was ranked best state in the nation for gun owners by Guns and Ammo magazine, which praised the state’s self-defense and carry laws, its shooting sports and strong gun culture. “Arizona combines strong laws with an unmatched shooting culture and a strong industry presence,” said the magazine, which said… Read More →

New condo project downtown near Roosevelt Row

en Hance Park Elevation FInal

Construction begins next week on en Hance Park, a 59,000-square-foot condominium project in downtown Phoenix slated for completion in June 2016. Developed by Sencorp, a Chilean-based developer with housing projects worldwide, en Hance Park is one of the first new condo developments Phoenix has seen in several years. Located at 1130 N. 2nd Street, the… Read More →

NAU campus club taps into thriving craft beer culture

Craft beer

These college students are serious about their beer, but not in the way you might be thinking. For members of the Northern Arizona University Craft Beer Association, a friendly “How’s it going?” quickly yields to an ardent discussion of the art form that is their passion. “At first I thought, ‘Students and drinking beer, oh… Read More →

Man-tanning increases among older crowd

man tanning

Tanning has always been seen as a feminine pursuit. From Coco Chanel to Jennifer Aniston, women have gone to extreme lengths to achieve the perfect summer glow with beautiful results. Men, however, have not been quite as lucky. With examples such as Donald Trump and John Boehner running around it is unsurprising most men are… Read More →

AZRE Source: The private land grab

AZRE Source

It is obvious the Valley is landlocked, but not all of that land is up for grabs. Only 17 percent of land in Arizona is private land available for development. The public state trust owns a majority of the undeveloped land in the state. “I felt this is a well-kept secret,” said Kuldip Verma, CEO… Read More →

SOL Cocina teams up with Nekter Juice Bar


Need a refreshing drink for those hot summer afternoons? SOL Cocina and Nekter Juice Bar have teamed up to make that a reality! Known for its fresh juices, Nekter Juice Bar has introduced Nekter on the Rocks, a collection of three low-calorie, premium cold-pressed mixers that transform ordinary spirits into vibrant, flavorful cocktails. Visit SOL Cocina at Scottsdale Quarter and… Read More →