Featured Archives

Arizona DCS leases three floors in Mesa office building

One MacDonald Center

DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced Tuesday that the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) leased 27,340 square feet at One MacDonald Center, 1 N. MacDonald Drive in Mesa. DTZ Associate Vice Presidents Gregg Sherman and Scott Isacksen represented the landlord, Omniment MacDonald, LP, during the lease negotiations. DCS represented itself… Read More →

Chaparral Suites sell for $34M

Scottsdale Chaparral, DTZ, WEB

DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced Monday that the Chaparral Suites hotel, 5101 N. Scottsdale Road, has been sold by two ownership entities formed by the Silverman family (Tom Silverman, et al.) for $34 million. The buyer was Snyder Nationwide Real Estate, Inc. of Scottsdale. DTZ’s Managing Director Don Arones and… Read More →

West Valley Hospital executive named to ENA board


Tiffiny Strever, West Valley Hospital’s Trauma Program Manager, has been appointed to the Emergency Nurses Association’s national board. Her two-year term began Jan. 1. She is the liaison to Delaware, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. She will assist those states with various issues and will speak at conferences. She also is serving on… Read More →

Zounds takes 11,639 SF of flex office space

January 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

The ViaWest Group announced today that Zounds has signed a lease for approximately 11,639 SF of office/engineering space in the 6825 W. Galveston street building in Chandler. The project, referred to as Galveston Tech Center, is comprised of one Class-A flex-office building totaling 74,525 SF and with the Zounds transaction and other recent activity the property is now… Read More →

CVL Consultants announce new president, Ryan Weed

Ryan Weed, president, CVL Consultants
January 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

Design and engineering firm CVL Consultants, announces new President Ryan Weed, PE, to succeed retiring leader Les Olson. Effective today, Weed is named president of Arizona while Olson will serve as president emeritus until his complete retirement, which is expected in May. Weed, previously executive vice president, has been with CVL since 1997 and worked… Read More →

Glendale Shadows apartments sell for $5M

Glendale Shadows, courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. completed the $4,975,000 sale of the Glendale Shadows Apartments, 5902 W. Royal Palm Rd. The apartment building was constructed in 1975 and contains 138 units totaling 95,765 square feet ($51.95 PSF).  The property, which includes nine buildings, currently boasts 93 percent occupancy. Terra Vista Investments USA of Vancouver, Canada,… Read More →

UA Eller Online MBA Program ranks at No. 29


The University of Arizona’s Eller MBA ranked No. 29 among 196 programs nationally, according to U.S. News and World Report’s survey of 2015 Best Online Graduate MBA Program. This marks the first year of eligibility in the ranking for the Eller College of Management, which launched its online MBA program in September 2013. The first graduating… Read More →

Phoenix Blues Society presents Blues Blast


The 24th Annual Blues Blast Music Festival, presented by The Phoenix Blues Society, will take place on March 7, 2015 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. & Moreland Ave. near downtown Phoenix. The gates will open at 10 a.m. with music starting at 11 a.m. The headliners this year are Rick Estrin &… Read More →

Abrazo Health launches redesigned website


Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona, has launched a redesigned website. The new website, www.AbrazoHealth.com, has a clean, modern design and enhanced site navigation and content. Features include: Online emergency room check-in. Portal for patients to access their medical records. Our Stories section spotlighting Abrazo patients, staff and volunteers. Community… Read More →

Arhaus brings handcrafted goods to Scottsdale

Handcrafted, Custom Furniture - Scottsdale Living Summer 2012

Arhaus, known internationally for its exclusive assortment of handcrafted home goods, is moving in to Scottsdale at Kierland Commons, 7030 East Greenway Parkway, marking the retailer’s first ever store in Arizona. Arhaus will soon begin to renovate a little more than 31,000 sq. ft. spanning two floors—a space formerly occupied by Barnes & Noble. Chairman… Read More →

Steep in the health benefits of tea

Steep in the health benefits of tea. 123RF, Ivan Kruk

Like most of your office mates, you have probably made your mid-morning trek down the hall to the break room for that second cup of coffee to perk yourself up. Day after day, you will make the trek for the hot and (hopefully) fresh cup of brewed beans. But there is an alternative. Tea offers… Read More →

Meet Del Frisco’s Grille new dining duo


What do you get when you pair a renowned local restaurateur with a Seattle-raised/California-trained chef? You get the Valley’s newest powerhouse dining duo, now appearing daily at Del Frisco’s Grille in Phoenix. Yes, Del Frisco’s Grille is proud to announce the hiring of General Manager, Lawrence Macias and Executive Chef, Jimmy Ton to oversee every aspect of the dining experience… Read More →

Things to do this week: Jan. 12 to 18


Yoga in the Garden Stick to those New Year’s resolutions to stay fit and healthy by grabbing a friend and heading to the Japanese Friendship Garden for yoga in the garden. Relax while building strength, alignment, balance and flexibility in the garden. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel, water and yoga mat. This event… Read More →

HSL Properties buys Hilton hotel, plans $16M renovation

Courtesy of CBRE

CBRE has completed the sale of the Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort and the El Conquistador Country Club in Tucson, Ariz. The asset is situated on two separate parcels totaling approximately 383-acres. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The CBRE Hotels’ team who negotiated the transaction on behalf of the seller,… Read More →