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Reign of the Sun Devil

ASU Athletics Facilities District redering

Arizona State University is looking to give its aging sports arenas a face lift, and the school is taking a unique approach to come up with the necessary funds for the expansion and renovations. The university plans to convert an area of its Tempe campus into a fee-generating commercial and residential development. ASU and master… Read More →

Demand strong as sales start for $40M Edison Midtown

Edison Midtown, Deco Communities
by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Multi-Family | New to Market

With all eyes on the Downtown Phoenix development scene, one of the most anticipated projects of the year has kicked off sales with a strong demand from area buyers looking to invest in growing Midtown Phoenix. Edison Midtown, the urban contemporary midrise by Deco Communities officially launched its sales this week with the opening of a… Read More →

Project News: September/October 2015

The Row, Chandler

Rowing Away The Row, a retail and entertainment property destined to kickstart downtown Chandler’s culture hub, has been delayed. As of press time, The Row’s expected 2015 groundbreaking is being delayed due to City of Chandler and developer agreements that need to be finalized. An issue, as reported by the Arizona Republic, includes potential need… Read More →

Chef Bernie Kantak blends perfection at Citizen Public House

Citizen Public House
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

If dining was baseball, Chef Bernie Kantak has pitched a perfect game with Citizen Public House. For years, Kantak’s devotees have praised former Cowboy Ciao mastermind’s culinary genius. But with Citizen Public House, which is located in a relaxed and stylish renovated building in Old Town Scottsdale’s Fifth Avenue Shops, Kantak has exceeded the expectations… Read More →

Google Fiber has its sights set on Tempe


Tempe’s status as an innovative city has caught the attention of Google Fiber and may soon be responsible for the high-speed service arriving in Tempe. “There are many reasons Google Fiber could have an impact on Tempe. They are Google, so they have big brand recognition and becoming a Google Fiber city promotes recognition throughout… Read More →

LevRose facilitates sale of iconic Arizona building

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

LevRose Commercial Real Estate, a leading Arizona-based commercial real estate brokerage and management company, facilitated the sale of the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business building in Scottsdale for $7.7 million last week. Located at 7142 E. 1st Street in downtown Scottsdale, the 17,711 square-foot building is situated on 51,350 square feet of land and… Read More →

Construction begins at Madison Simis Elementary School


McCarthy Building Companies and Madison School District #38 are celebrating the start of construction of the new $16 million, 72,000-square-foot Madison Simis Elementary School and administrative building in north central Phoenix. Elected officials including Councilman Sal DiCiccio, Representative Dr. Eric Meyer, Representative Ken Clark and Representative Kate Brophy McGee will join school officials, teachers, parents,… Read More →

Phoenix Trail Guide puts expert tips in hikers’ pockets

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

The first day of autumn marked the unofficial start of peak hiking season in Greater Phoenix. To help Phoenix visitors (and locals) make informed decisions during the next eight months of hiking bliss, Visit Phoenix has published a new edition of its Phoenix Trail Guide. This free, pocket-sized guide provides basic information about more than 140… Read More →

The Rental Renewal: Q&A with Tom Simplot

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Tom Simplot, president and CEO of the Arizona Multihousing Association, has watched the hottest commercial sector light the way for new developments during the darkened years of recovery. Even though there are thousands of new units in the pipeline, Simplot weighs in on the cooler markets, the Class-A flood and important legislative wins. With the… Read More →

Construction begins on 4th SkySong office building


A new building is set to rise at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It’s a necessity to keep up with market demand— the other three office buildings are now almost full with some of the Valley’s most exciting businesses. Construction on SkySong 4 began last week and is expected to be completed in about a year. Like SkySong 3, which opened in… Read More →

AAED Arizona hands out 2015 Golden Prospector Awards

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has presented four Golden Prospector Awards and eight Golden Prospector Awards of Merit, to encourage and recognize excellence in economic development. Winning 2015 Golden Prospector Awards were: the Town of Gilbert for its multimedia promotions, “Standing Out from the Crowd at BIO International” and “Talk of the Trade… Read More →

CorePower Yoga replaces old print shop on Mill Ave.

Mill Ave

ORION Investment Real Estate has announced the sale of a single-tenant retail building for $1,200,000, or $371.75/SF. The property is located in the heart of bustling Tempe on renowned Mill Avenue, just south of University Drive. The free-standing building is well-situated, located adjacent to Arizona State University’s Main Campus, and a short drive from the Phoenix… Read More →

New to Market: September-October 2015

Capital Place, Downtown Phoenix

Hospitality The Algarve at Encanterra Country Club Developer: Shea Homes General Contractor: A.R. Mays Construction Architect: H & S International Location: 1035 E. Combs Rd., San Tan Valley Size: 60KSF Value: $3M Start/Completion: June/December 2015 Hospitality L’Auberge de Sedona Developer: L’ Auberge Newco, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company General Contractor: A.R. Mays Construction Architect: PHX Architecture Location:… Read More →

$42M ‘Inspire Downtown Scottsdale’ breaks ground


Deco Communities has broken ground on its latest condominium project, Inspire Downtown Scottsdale, the company’s latest Scottsdale project that aims to link Downtown Scottsdale with the up-and-coming Sky Song corridor.  The $42 million dollar project will offer contemporary-styled residences starting at $299,000. At the grounbreaking ceremony for the project this week, Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim”… Read More →