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Maracay Homes introduces new community in Chandler

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Maracay Homes is celebrating the opening of its latest residential community, Layton Lakes, with a neighborhood gathering from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 23. The gated community is Maracay’s second Chandler neighborhood to open this year.   Located on Layton Lakes Boulevard, east of Gilbert Road, the neighborhood lies within the Layton Lakes master-planned… Read More →

Sam Fox honored as UA Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, was recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17 during a luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. Some 450 guests attended the event, including Governor Doug Ducey, UA President Ann Weaver Hart, UA philanthropic supporters Karl and Stevie Eller and… Read More →

Scottsdale schools, TGen launch bioscience initiative

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The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Foundation is teaming with the Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to create an Excellence in Bioscience Teacher Initiative. Scheduled to take place in July 2015 at TGen, the new pilot program will benefit teachers and students within the Scottsdale Unified School District. The Excellence in Bioscience Teacher Initiative… Read More →

MJ Insurance celebrates 10th anniversary of Phoenix office

Michael Bill, CEO of MJ Insurance.

MJ Insurance, a leading property-casualty and employee benefits agency and one of the largest privately-held insurance agencies in the nation, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of its Phoenix’s office. Headquartered in Indianapolis, MJ Insurance expanded to the Southwest opening its Phoenix office in 2005. MJ’s Phoenix office, strategically located in a centralized business district in… Read More →

Big Deals: Industrial Sales, May 2015 – June 2015

2650 E. Queen Creek

There’s no such thing as a “small” deal in this industry, coming out of a recession. However, it’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases that have occurred one month out from… Read More →

Frontgate Outlet store opening at Pavilions

Courtesy of De Rito Partners

The Pavilions announced the opening of a first-to-the-market Frontgate Outlet store. Frontgate is a leading brand in the aspirational home lifestyle for both indoors and outside. Frontgate is part of Cornerstone Brands, Inc. (CBI) which is a division of HSNi, a $3.3 billion interactive multi-channel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise. The Pavilions store will be… Read More →

New Corner Bakery to open at Tempe Gateway

Courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona is delivering a new Corner Bakery to Tempe Gateway, 222 S. Mill Ave. The 4,777-square-foot café/deli/bakery joins tenants that include Limelight Networks, Allstate, Waste Management, and Amazon at Tempe Gateway, which is now 99-percent occupied. Summer Jackson of C&W’s retail group represented the landlord, Parkway Properties Inc., in the long-term… Read More →

Big Deals: Land/Sales, May 2015-June 2015

ADERO CANYON, FOUNTAIN HILLS

There’s no such thing as a “small” deal in this industry, coming out of a recession. However, it’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases that have occurred one month out from… Read More →

Postino WineCafé is coming to Scottsdale

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Upward Projects, the Valley-based hospitality company known for cult-fav neighborhood restaurants like Joyride Taco House, Federal Pizza, Windsor & Churn, announced that Postino WineCafé is expanding to Scottsdale, with new locations coming to both downtown and north Scottsdale. Scheduled to open in October, Postino Highland (4821 N. Scottsdale Rd.) will be carved into the former… Read More →

Black Chamber honors Leonardo Loo

Leonardo Loo

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner and Business Law Practice Group chair Leonardo Loo was honored with the 2015 Chairperson’s Award by the Black Chamber of Arizona (formerly the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce) at its 17th Annual Awards Banquet, which was held March 13, 2015,… Read More →

Big Deals: Office/Sales, May 2015-June 2015

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX HQ, PHOENIX

There’s no such thing as a “small” deal in this industry, coming out of a recession. However, it’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases that have occurred one month out from… Read More →

DTZ will buy Cushman & Wakefield for $2B

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May 11, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Commercial real estate services firm DTZ is buying Cushman & Wakefield for $2 billion, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Combined, the firm will have more than $5 billion in annual revenue, the  Journal reported. The combined firm will keep the Cushman & Wakefield name and will have more than 250 offices in 50… Read More →

HonorHealth hospitals recognized for stroke care

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HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center have received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.  Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality helps… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix shows cultural, developmental boom

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There’s a loud and steady drumbeat in Downtown Phoenix. It’s music from a concert or festival. It’s the clinking of glasses on restaurant patios. It’s the bustle of students trying to make it to class on time. It’s the “beep beep” of construction crews building new and renovating old. It’s the sound of progress. Downtown… Read More →