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JLL Phoenix office appoints senior vice president


The Phoenix office of JLL hired David Rosato as senior vice president and new leader of its growing Phoenix Project & Development Services (PDS) group. The PDS group provides consultation, project management, design and construction management services for projects ranging from office to industrial to retail. In his new position, Rosato manages the Phoenix PDS team and… Read More →

Desert Commercial Advisors adds 5 new agents

Welcome to SVN - new hires
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Designated Broker, Perry Laufenberg continues to build SVN’s Phoenix office, Desert Commercial Advisors by adding five new brokers to the roster. “I have my sights set on growing our office by adding motivated and driven industry professional to our team of brokers,” Laufenberg said, explaining that SVN is rapidly expanding domestically and internationally. Desert Commercial… Read More →

Sundt Construction promotes Ian McDowell to regional director

construction worker
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Sundt Construction, Inc. promoted longtime Sundt employee Ian McDowell to vice president and Southern Arizona Regional Director. A Sundt veteran of more than 20 years, McDowell previously served as Pre-construction Manager for Sundt’s Southwest Building District, overseeing its team of estimators and support personnel as well as handling the coordination of all preconstruction activities such… Read More →

Jay Quinn joins IPA Capital Markets

Investor Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Institutional Property Advisors Capital Markets (IPA Capital Markets), a leading provider of debt and equity placements and advisory solutions for major investors, is pleased to announce that Jay Quinn has joined the firm as a senior director based in Phoenix. “Jay’s high level of expertise and wide range of experience structuring debt and equity solutions… Read More →

Keyser Retail adds data science strategist

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

As part of an ongoing commitment to innovation and disruption, Keyser announced Friday that they hired Jason W. Arias to design and develop next generation technologies to better optimize clients’ real estate portfolios & human capital assets. “I am very pleased to welcome an innovator of Jason’s caliber to the team,” stated Founder, Jonathan Keyser. … Read More →

CBRE promotes Ike Isaacson, Kami Taylor Oleg Dudko
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CBRE announced today that Ike Isaacson has been promoted to Managing Director of Advisory Services. In his new role, Mr. Isaacson will have oversight of the operation of the firm’s advisory practice throughout Arizona. He will partner closely with CBRE’s Regional Sales Directors of Occupier and Investor Services. Additionally, Mr. Isaacson will oversee the day-to-day… Read More →

CBRE promotes Susan LaGanke to new position

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CBRE announced today that Susan LaGanke has been promoted to Senior Managing Director, Project Management, Southwest Region and Multi-Markets. In addition to her current management responsibilities in the Southwest Region, Ms. LaGanke will now also lead multi-market project management business pursuits and interface with clients and brokers to ensure consistent delivery of best-in-class services across… Read More →

Levrose Commercial Real Estate expands retail team

The Levrose Retail Team. Pictured left to right: Greg Vanlerberghe, Trent McCullough, Danielle Davis, Peter McQuaid and Mark Cassell.
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Levrose Commercial Real Estate/TCN Worldwide announced the expansion of its retail team with the addition of veteran retail broker Danielle Davis. Danielle originally joined Levrose Commercial Real Estate in 2007 to focus on Landlord and Tenant Representation in Downtown Scottsdale. She rejoins the Levrose team to focus on Landlord representation valleywide. She joins Peter McQuaid,… Read More →

ORION Investment Real Estate adds Judi Butterworth

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ORION Investment Real Estate announced that Judi Butterworth joined the firm as Senior Vice President in February.  Judi has been leasing and selling shopping centers for more than 35 years.  Consistently a top producer, Judi has closed over half a billion dollars in transactions, inclusive of big box re-leases, shopping center sales, outparcel sales, and… Read More →

Living Inspiration: artHAUS does something different


Impressionist Claude Monet transformed what was once an abandoned space into “Giverny” – a self-contained paradise of gardens and deliberate design that became Monet’s home for more than 40 years, as well as inspiration for much of his work. With the interchangeable lines of art and life imitating one another, why wouldn’t Monet (or anyone… Read More →

CBRE elevates three to executive vice presidents

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On Wednesday, commercial real estate group, CBRE, promoted Jim Trobaugh, Rob Marsh and Chris Hook to executive vice presidents. The three executives lead the firm’s award winning labor analytics group, a global specialty-consulting group that provides advisory services on projects including site selection for new or expanding markets, existing market evaluation and assessment and economic and financial… Read More →

Deco Communities campaign helps Valley students


Education is the key that will open doors to a bright future.  That’s why Deco Communities is putting keys in the hands of the community to help open doors for vocational students in Phoenix and across the Valley this spring by launching Deco Keys to the Future, a one-for-one giving initiative that will debut at… Read More →

James Underhill named CEO of Cresa

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James M. Underhill has been named chief executive officer of Cresa, the world’s largest commercial real estate firm focused solely on advising tenants and occupiers of space.  Setting a bold objective of doubling Cresa’s staff and revenue within five years, Underhill will focus on the firm’s growth in key domestic and global markets, bolstering capabilities… Read More →

SmithGroupJJR promotes Michael Krager to principal

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SmithGroupJJR, an architecture, engineering and planning firm, promoted Michael Krager, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP to principal at the firm’s Phoenix office. Michael Krager is a staff leader at the Phoenix office and has over 28 years of experience within the design community. His expertise encompasses commercial, higher education, healthcare, laboratory and sports facilities, to name a few.… Read More →