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Norio Tsuchiya promoted at HKS Phoenix

Norio Tsuchiya
May 28, 2015 by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Norio Tsuchiya, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to director of design for the HKS Phoenix office. Recently relocated from HKS’ Dallas office, Tsuchiya has designed a variety of building types, including healthcare, higher education and commercial facilities for 15 years. His expertise and design acumen will develop and guide the design process for the Phoenix… Read More →

Westwood adds 11 to solar, wind teams

Group Photo, WEB

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood), a national multi-disciplined professional surveying and engineering services firm, announced the addition of 11 members to its solar and wind teams. “This strategic move strengthens and expands Westwood’s national presence in the solar and wind markets and enables the company to leverage additional and well-established expertise to provide value to… Read More →

Cathy Teeter promoted at CBRE

CBRE Cathy Teeter, WEB
May 21, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announced that Catharine Teeter has been promoted to the position of regional sales director for the Southwest Region. In this role, she will work closely with the managing directors in CBRE’s Phoenix, Tucson, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Albuquerque offices on reporting business and market share activity, new business pursuits, pipelines and… Read More →

Sidney Smith promoted at HKS

Sidney Smith, Courtesy of HKS
May 21, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sidney Smith, AIA, NCARB has been promoted to associate principal and senior vice president for HKS. He will assume the role of team manager for the Phoenix office, overseeing staffing and workload. Smith will continue as project manager/senior construction contract administrator for his projects, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the 45 Lansing residential luxury high-rise in… Read More →

HKS Phoenix gets new Phoenix Team Director

May 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

John Niziolek, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Principal and Senior Vice President with HKS has been promoted to Phoenix Office Director. In his new role, John will manage the day-to-day operations for HKS’ pursuits in Arizona. He will continue as Principal-in-Charge on his current projects, including the several Banner Health project throughout Arizona. Banner University Medical… Read More →

Phil Jones joins Cushman & Wakefield

Phil Jones
May 14, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Phil Jones has joined the Valuation & Advisory group at Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona as a managing director. Jones will be a member of the Dispute Analysis & Litigation Support Practice (DALS). Jones is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) specializing in forensic and fraud investigations, damage calculations, and business valuation. He is an expert… Read More →

Seth Shenfeld joins Slater Hanifan Group

Seth Shenfeld, Courtesy of Small Giants
May 12, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Slater Hanifan Group announced that Seth Shenfeld has recently joined the firm as the business development manager for the Phoenix office. In this role, the 15-year veteran of business development will dedicate time to maintaining the firm’s business development focus, conduct market research and develop new opportunities for the growing firm. Patrick Lowry, Director of… Read More →

Mark Beal promoted at Ryan Companies

Beal, Mark
May 10, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has promoted Mark Beal to Division Manager in the SouthWest Region. In his new position, Mark is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of his construction team’s activities. He leads and mentors his group of project managers and project engineers through all phases of the construction process, including estimating, design… Read More →

K. Nicole Flores joins Rainbow Housing board

May 9, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a nonprofit organization that provides service-enriched housing programs for residents of rental housing communities throughout the country, has announced K. Nicole Flores, senior vice president for the Austin office of City Real Estate Advisors, has been elected to its board as a director for 2015. With a background in several… Read More →

Patrick Burch and John Klocek join ABI Multifamily

May 8, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

ABI Multifamily is adding Patrick Burch and John Klocek to the organization as vice presidents. John Kobierowski, Senior Managing Partner, states, “After an exceptionally strong first year of operations, we have aggressively courted top talent to join our ever-growing, dynamic team. Burch and Klocek have extensive experience in real estate development, construction and rehabilitation, as… Read More →

Churchhill Commercial Capital gains new senior vice president

May 7, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Churchill Commercial Capital, Inc. has hired Don Burnes as senior vice president to assist his clients with their debt and equity needs for commercial properties. Burnes brings an extensive 35+ year career of commercial real estate finance and investment experience focused on both debt and equity for a diverse set of property types. Burnes has… Read More →

Bobby Mendez joins Adolfson & Peterson Construction

May 6, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) is pleased added Bobby Mendez to the organization as Project Manager. “Bobby’s experience with varied project types, energy and competence make him a truly great addition to the A&P family,” states Jeff Keck, Vice President for A&P’s Arizona office. Mendez brings 10 years of local construction experience. He has managed projects… Read More →

Furst Properties gets a new VP of property management

May 6, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Furst Properties has promoted Tammy Gibbons to vice president of property management, overseeing the firm’s 661,000-square-foot portfolio of Class A commercial office buildings in Scottsdale. Gibbons, who oversees nine staff members, ensures the buildings stand out from other Class A office properties in the Valley, provides frequent communication with tenants and strengthens the firm’s customer… Read More →

Andy Romance to lead water team

May 5, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Dibble Engineering added the new addition of Andy Romance, PE, as Senior Project Manager. Andy’s 29 years of progressive civil engineering design experience is combined with public policy-making government leadership and organizational management achievements. Andy’s diverse expertise will lead Water/Wastewater teams to best meet client needs and goals. Prior to joining Dibble, Andy was Principal… Read More →