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McCarthy Selected as General Contractor for OdySea Aquarium

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McCarthy Building Companies was recently selected as general contractor for the OdySea Aquarium, a new Scottsdale-based attraction slated to break ground summer of 2014 and open in the fall of 2015 at Via De Ventura and the 101 in Scottsdale at the Salt River Pima-MaricopaIndian Community, adjacent to Butterfly Wonderland and the Odysea Mirror Maze.… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield National Property Tax Service Group Expands to Phoenix

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by in Business News | Newsmakers

Cushman & Wakefield announced the expansion of its National Property Tax Service group, adding Phoenix-based coverage of the Southwest. Mary Vaughn has been hired as Director of Property Tax Services in the Phoenix office. She will lead the property tax function for the company’s existing client base, as well as focus on business development opportunities,… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Elects New Directors in Phoenix

by in Business News | Legal

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, has announced the promotion of Michelle Jager and Patrick Irvine as directors in the firm’s Phoenix office. “It is an honor to congratulate Michelle and Pat on their dedication to our clients, the community and their continued commitment to excellence,” said Tim Berg, managing partner of Fennemore… Read More →

Ice Den Chandler Announces a $3 Million Upgrade

by in Business News | Sports

Ice Den Chandler, soon-to-be Arizona’s next premier skating venue, today announced an estimated $3 million repair, renovation and revitalization project to begin this spring at the two-rink facility recently purchased by Coyotes Ice. During the pre-purchase inspection process, it was determined that the Chandler facility, like the other Polar Ice locations, was in severe disrepair… Read More →

Ice Den Chandler Announces $3M Repair and Renovation Project

Ice Den
by in Business News

Ice Den Chandler today announced an estimated $3M repair, renovation and revitalization project to begin this spring at the two-rink facility recently purchased by Coyotes Ice. During the pre-purchase inspection process, it was determined that the Chandler facility, like the other Polar Ice locations, was in severe disrepair and in need of major reconstruction to… Read More →

Wetta Ventures Sells Phoenix Neighborhood Retail Center for $12.2M

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by in Brokerage | Business News

Camelback East Shops, a 25,150 SF neighborhood retail center at 3225 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix, has sold for $12.2M or $485 per SF. The sale price posted a cap rate of 5.65%. The Jan. 30 closing was led by David Wetta and Paul Salinas of Wetta Ventures. The buyer was Arizona-based Hannay Realty Advisors… Read More →

OneTrust Leases 5,900 SF at Chandler Corporate Center

The Chandler Corporate Center
by in Brokerage | Business News

The Rockefeller Group announced today that OneTrust Home Loans / OneTrust Senior Lending has signed a lease for approximately 5,900 SF of office space at Chandler Corporate Center. The 67,140 SF, Class-A speculative office building, developed in 2009, is now 84% leased.  Chandler Corporate Center is a master-planned business park at the northwest corner of… Read More →

GPE Philanthropy Provides Critical Supplies to Valley Nonprofits

Backpacks, GPE, WEB
by in Business News

Twenty-thirteen marked GPE Companies’ 40th anniversary, and to celebrate, the company mounted a yearlong campaign of giving, called 40 for 40. The effort resulted in a cornucopia of critical supplies delivered to multiple Valley charities. “The community has supported us wholeheartedly throughout GPE Companies’ 40 years, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to give back,”… Read More →

Arizona Mills Food Court Gets a $4M Makeover

Arizona Mills
by in Business News | Construction

Ideation Design Group, an award-winning, Phoenix-based interior architecture and design firm, is close to completing its multimillion-dollar remodel of the food court at Arizona Mills in Tempe. The makeover of the 40,000 SF dining area is set to finish in March. The IDG team started the project last spring. They are transforming the food court… Read More →

McCarthy Building Cos. Completes APS Hyder II Solar Facility


McCarthy Building Companies recently completed the installation of a large-scale solar project called Hyder II for Arizona Public Service (APS), which owns and operates the plant. Located on 240 acres in eastern Yuma County, Hyder II uses more than 71,000 single-axis tracking photovoltaic panels to generate 14 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, enough to serve… Read More →

Lincoln Hospitals Honored for Excellence in its EHR


Because access to timely, accurate medical information plays a major role in promoting and preserving high quality patient care, John C. Lincoln Hospitals are honored to be nationally ranked near the pinnacle of electronic health records (EHR) implementation and application, according to Robert Slepin, chief information officer of the Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network. HIMSS Analytics,… Read More →

AIGA's Spicer Was Featured Speaker in London

Valerie Spicer, Executive Director Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA), was a featured panelist at ICE Totally Gaming seminar, “Opportunities in Indian Country” on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in London, UK.  The seminar is co-produced by ICE Totally Gaming and Victor Rocha of in cooperation with Clarion Gaming’s Ewa Bakun.  Spicer is featured on the… Read More →

Phoenix Rescue Mission Names New Board Members

How to Keep Employee Morale Up
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Phoenix Rescue Mission announced its new board chair and board of directors for 2014 during its most recent board meeting held on Jan. 16. Mary O’Hanlon will serve as board chair alongside the 14-member board, including three newly elected members. Since 1952, Phoenix Rescue Mission has been providing Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger… Read More →

Karlin Real Estate Sells Scottsdale Neighborhood Center for $44.5M

by in Brokerage | Business News

Cassidy Turley announced the completed the sale of Shea Scottsdale to an entity formed by Jerry Simms for $44.5M. Shea Scottsdale, 10653 N. Scottsdale Road, is a 160,228 SF retail center anchored by Safeway and CVS Pharmacy. The seller was Karlin Real Estate, based in Los Angeles. Executive Managing Directors Michael Hackett and Ryan Schubert… Read More →