Featured Archives

Catharine Teeter joins CBRE as director of operations

Cathy Teeter, WEB
April 2, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

CBRE has announced that Catharine Teeter has joined the firm as its Director of Operations for Arizona and the Intermountain Region. In this role she will partner with the firm’s market and regional leadership to develop and implement strategic priorities for operations. ”I am thrilled to welcome Cathy to the team. She is the perfect… Read More →

AZ Hoteliers earn national awards

19648 C-Empty pool

Arizona took center stage and took home two national awards at the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AH&LA) annual Stars of the Industry awards ceremony held this week in Washington, DC. The “Outstanding Manager of the Year, Large Property” was awarded to Thomas Williams, Director of Guest Services at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Williams has… Read More →

Flinn Awards $2M to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

alzheimers

Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation, the philanthropic resource for Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), part of the nonprofit Banner Health, received $2 million in grant funding from the Flinn Foundation, a privately endowed, philanthropic grantmaking organization in Arizona. Aligning with the Flinn Foundation’s mission to advance biosciences in the state, the grant is an investment in BAI’s… Read More →

Report Shows Changing Arizona Energy Mix

energy supply - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Arizona Public Service today released its official forecast of how Arizona will meet its growing energy needs over the next 15 years. The report, called an “Integrated Resource Plan,” takes a big-picture look at Arizona’s energy future that helps APS and other stakeholders plan responsibly. The forecast identified three major trends shaping Arizona’s energy future:… Read More →

University of Phoenix names new president

phoenix

University of Phoenix announced that the institution’s board of trustees has named Timothy P. Slottow as the new president of the University. Slottow’s distinguished career spans 30 years at public and private organizations throughout the U.S. He currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the University of Michigan, where he is… Read More →

Microchip Completes Acquisition of Supertex

Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip.

Microchip Technology Incorporated and Supertex, Inc. announced that Microchip has completed its previously announced acquisition of Supertex following approval of the transaction by Supertex shareholders at Supertex’s special meeting of shareholders held today. Approximately 98.4% of the Supertex shares that voted were voted in favor of the merger in which Supertex shareholders will receive $33.00… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix Office Tower Receives ENERGY STAR Award

CityScape, WEB
April 2, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Building Green | Featured

BOMA Phoenix this week named RED Development’s CityScape Phoenix office tower the winner of The Kilowatt Crackdown Award for the most improved ENERGY STAR benchmarked building above 500,000 square-feet in the Greater Phoenix area for 2013.   A highly regarded award, ENERGY STAR measures energy savings using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s standards and… Read More →

Zanes Wins National RADICAL Entrepreneur Award

Entrepreneurs

Leading Southern Arizona injury law firm Zanes Law announced that non-attorney co-founder Claudia Zanes has won the Doreen Rainey RADICAL Entrepreneur Award, for being “bold and courageous enough to depart from the usual, expected or ordinary to take charge of her professional and personal lives.” Zanes was given the award March 23 at the 6th… Read More →

Deco Acquisitions purchases Lodge Development site in Scottsdale

LodgeDevelopmentSite, WEB
April 1, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Cassidy Turley announced the sale of a ±0.72 acres/±31,427 SF development site at 4422 N. 75th St. in Scottsdale, Ariz. Deco Acquisitions, LLC (dba, Deco Communities) purchased the property for $4.05M ($128.87 per square foot) from Hewson 75th St., LLC. Cassidy Turley Executive Managing Directors David Fogler and Steven Nicoluzakis and Managing Director Don Arones… Read More →

Spring training attendance grows

baseball

Major League Baseball says spring training games drew a record average of 8,078 fans, up 7.3 percent from last year’s 7,527. The previous mark of 7,793 had been set in 2008. Overall attendance for 447 dates was 3,610,738, baseball’s fifth-highest total, the commissioner’s office said Tuesday. The Chicago Cubs drew 213,815 fans and an average… Read More →

Michael Pollack to Make National TV Debut in ‘Barry’d Treasure’

Pollack Reality TV, WEB
April 1, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

It’s no secret, Valley real estate entrepreneur Michael Pollack, of Pollack Investments loves collecting rare memorabilia.  From his sought after Frank Polk Slot Machine collection to owning the largest 3D Advertising Museum in the World to a beautiful collection of rare Baranger displays, Pollack owns some of the biggest and most sought after collections around… Read More →

ON Semiconductor Earns DoD Accreditation

defense

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has been granted “Trusted Design” status for its Pocatello, Idaho, facility through the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense MicroElectronics Activity (DMEA) accreditation program. The design accreditation adds to the company’s “Trusted Foundry” and “Trusted Broker” accreditations, making ON Semiconductor one of only a select few Trusted Foundry providers… Read More →

GlobalMed Joins Alliance for Connected Care

health,informatics

Representatives of member companies unanimously approved GlobalMed® for membership in the Alliance for Connected Care, a 501(c)(6) organization, on March 20th. Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott and former senior Senator John Breaux officially launched the Alliance in February. Members are leading health care and technology companies from across the healthcare… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies promotes Antonya Williams

Antonya Williams, WEB
March 31, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., recently promoted Antonya Williams to business development manager for the Southwest division. Her primary focus will be on municipal, community college and K-12 projects. In this position, Williams will play a key role, providing a decade of industry expertise with a diverse, well-rounded background in project and design management. Prior to… Read More →

Buchanan Street Partners invests $43.25M in Phoenix properties

The Vue at Park West
March 31, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | Investment

Buchanan Street Partners announced two acquisitions in the greater Phoenix area, including Vue Park West, a 260-unit luxury apartment complex in Peoria, Ariz., and the 106,077 SF Mesa Corporate Center office complex in Mesa, Ariz. The acquisitions reflect Buchanan Street’s continued investment strategy in the Phoenix area, a market where the Newport Beach, Calif.-based investor… Read More →

Mobile Mini Completes Pair of Acquisitions

mobile-mini-and-pods-containers

Mobile Mini, Inc. announced it has completed the purchase of the assets and operations of two portable storage providers located in North Dakota and North Carolina. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. “These acquisitions align with our growth strategy in geographic areas of opportunity where we can acquire high utilization rental assets on… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Expands Healthcare Practice

law

Jaburg Wilk announced that Douglas O. Guffey joined the firm as a Partner to expand the healthcare law practice area. Guffey has over thirty years of legal experience representing doctors and healthcare facilities. He served twelve years as the Executive Director of a management services organization supporting physician-owned medical groups and treatment centers. In earlier… Read More →

Sedona 1 of ’20 Best Small Towns to Visit’

Sedona Adventures - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Smithsonian Magazine has just named Sedona as one of the most remarkable towns in America on its “20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014″ list. Here is what the Smithsonian Magazine has to say about the splendor of Sedona: “Approaching Sedona, you will feel your jaw drop as pinnacles, hoodoos and buttes rise—crimson,… Read More →

Av-Air breaks ground on 162,500 SF, multi-building project totaling $15M

av air front-S2, WEB

Arizona-based Av-Air, Inc. has hired Sun State Builders to construct its new two-building, 162,500+ SF headquarters for a total project cost of nearly $15M. The 6.17-acre parcel at 6877 W. Frye Rd., Chandler, Ariz., fronts the Loop 202 Freeway in Santan Technology Park. Av-Air purchased the property and broke ground soon after. Andy Ogan, Principal… Read More →

Got a Headache? You’re Not Alone

headache

Headaches are the number 3 reason women ages 18 to 44 go to emergency rooms, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report, which calls headaches a major public health problem. “The key to preventing headaches is, of course, to figure out what’s… Read More →

TGen expert honored for cancer research

dan-von-hoff

Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, who has been instrumental in developing numerous new cancer treatments, is among this year’s recipients of the Award of Excellence from the Hope Funds for Cancer Research. Dr. Von Hoff, M.D., FACP, who is Physician-In-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and Chief Scientific Officer for… Read More →

Art in Orbit: NASA-funded Bella Gaia Performance Comes to Chandler

BellaGaia

The cosmos are often a source of inspiration for artistic expression. Bella Gaia, an ensemble performance of musicians and dancers, takes that to a new level with the use of satellite imagery provided by NASA and other multimedia pieces that encapsulate the inter-connectivity of the Earth and how humans interact with our home.   Bella… Read More →

U. of Phoenix offers Cybersecurity Scholarships

cybercrime

University of Phoenix, a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc., and the (ISC)2® Foundation, today announced they are offering nine full-tuition scholarships. (ISC)2 Foundation is the non-profit charitable trust for (ISC)² that aims to empower students, teachers and the general public to secure their online lives with community cyber security education and awareness. The scholarships… Read More →

Orbital Begins Building 81 Satellites in Gilbert

satellite

Orbital Sciences Corporation, one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced that it has started production of 81 satellites for the Iridium NEXT program as part of a contract between Orbital and Iridium’s prime contractor, French-Italian aerospace company Thales Alenia Space. Orbital will complete the assembly, integration, test and launch support phases for this… Read More →