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Caliber CEO Chris Loeffler recognized as 2016 Hotel Innovator

Chris Loeffler
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Caliber – The Wealth Development Company‘s CEO and Co-Founder Chris Loeffler has been listed on Lodging Magazine’s 2016 Top 50 Hotel Innovators list. Loeffler earned recognition as a Top 10 Up-and-Comer in Hospitality. This distinguished list features Top 10 innovators each in five categories:  Up-and Comers, Finance & Real Estate, Design, Operations and Tech. As stated in Lodging Magazine, “Many industries pride themselves on consistently… Read More →

Ensemble appoints vice president of strategic planning

Ensemble
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Ensemble has announced the appointment of Jackie Lundblad as the company’s new vice president of strategic planning. Lundblad, who has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry as a consultant and hospital executive, will serve as an asset to the company, building on their healthcare expertise, Ensemble states. “I am excited… Read More →

Coldwell expansion means Biltmore location

Biltmore Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors (CBC Advisors) recently signed a lease at The Biltmore Center located at 2398 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 520. The new CBC Advisors Phoenix facility will open in January to allow further expansion of one of the most rapidly growing full-service commercial real estate platforms in the United States. “This office solidifies a long-term… Read More →

Valley Partnership volunteers help create fitness park at children’s home

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Newsmakers

On a clear and brisk morning, more than 300 volunteers helped transform an underutilized parcel of land into a vibrant fitness park and recreation area at Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa. For the second straight year, a record number of volunteers participated in Valley Partnership’s 29th Annual Community Project. In addition, a total of… Read More →

Cresa dominates at Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament

Professionals from the Arizona commercial real estate, architecture, design and construction industries compete in the Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament to raise money for First Place AZ, a local non-profit working hard to ensure that housing options for people with autism and other special abilities are as bountiful. (Photo credit – K2 Creative.)
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Cresa Phoenix recently won Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament, hosted by  Goodmans Interior Structures and produced by Rooted in Good, Inc., an Arizona 501(c)3 operated by Goodmans employees. This year’s event raised $10,000 for First Place AZ, a local non-profit working hard to ensure that housing options for people with autism and other special abilities are as bountiful as they are for anyone else.… Read More →

NAIOP-AZ board elects news officers and board members

nonprofit board member
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected its 2017 officers and board members at its annual board meeting held November 1. The 2017 NAIOP-AZ officers are Chairman of the Board Larry Pobuda, Opus Group; Vice Chairman Matt Mooney, Cousins Properties; Programs Chair Andrew Cheney, Lee & Associates; and… Read More →

Ryan Companies adds retail development talent

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced the expansion of its southwest development team. Josh Rogers has joined Ryan to further strengthen retail development business in Ryan’s Southwest division as its Director of Development for Retail. Rogers brings to Ryan Companies extensive knowledge of strategy development and implementation for major retailers as well as a wealth of… Read More →

Cresa’s Ashley Snyder named to IAMC board

Ashley Snyder, Senior Vice President of Cresa. Photo by David Williams.
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) announced on Tuesday that Ashley Snyder, Senior Vice President of Cresa, has been elected to the IAMC board of directors. Jennifer Roth, Senior Manager, Real Estate at Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc, and Don Hansen, Sr. Director of Real Estate and Development at W.W. Grainger were also elected to the… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group promotes Bonnie Arlia to SVP

Bonnie Arlia
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC promoted Bonnie Arlia to senior vice president. Arlia is an industry veteran, with decades of experience in the retail commercial real estate arena. “Bonnie is an integral part of our company with proven success and experience in all facets of our business. Our clients count on her to deliver accelerated service during… Read More →

JLL sells first Downtown Phoenix apartments of new cycle

Proxy 333 totals 69,335 square feet and 118 units at 333 E. McKinley St., between Third and Fourth Streets in Downtown Phoenix.
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Multi-Family | Newsmakers

The first urban apartment project to be constructed and traded in Downtown Phoenix’s post-recession real estate upswing has sold this week in a $21.8 million deal brokered by the Phoenix office of JLL. Named Proxy 333, the project totals 118 highly amenitized urban multifamily units located in the heart of downtown’s Evans-Churchill neighborhood. The Proxy 333… Read More →

Lee & Associates hires retail leasing and investment principal

ABI Multifamily
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Lee & Associates Arizona hired Sean M. Bishop, CCIM as principal. Bishop brings extensive experience in retail investment and tenant and landlord representation. Since 2008, Bishop was a principal and designated broker at Middlefork Commercial, LLC, a Phoenix-based commercial real estate firm that provided leasing, investment sales, tenant representation and property management services. “We are pleased to have… Read More →

Signs of life: medical office leasing gains momentum

medical office
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Plaza Companies’ Brokerage Services Team secured six significant new leases as part of increasing momentum in the medical office real estate sector. The six leases exceed 39,000 square feet, ranging from 3,000 square feet to 12,131 square feet and boasting a total value of more than $4 million. Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies, says the six transactions were representative of an… Read More →

Garden-Style Apartments in Phoenix Sell for $21M

Maya Linda, a 360-unit apartment community, located at 8222 N. 19th Avenue in Phoenix was sold today for $21 million.
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Cushman & Wakefield announced today the $21 million sale of Maya Linda, a 360-unit apartment community located at 8222 N. 19th Ave. in Phoenix, to Phoenix-based Pacific Real Estate Partners. Jim Crews and Brett Polachek from the Cushman & Wakefield Phoenix office represented the owner, MG Properties of San Diego, Calif. “This property received significant buyer interest due to its… Read More →

Michelle Acosta joins SmithGroupJJR

Michelle Acosta
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Architecture, engineering and planning firm, SmithGroupJJR, hired Michelle Acosta, AIA, EDAC, as project manager at the firm’s Health Studio in Phoenix. Acosta returns to Phoenix after three years at HDR, Los Angeles, where she was a project architect/manager working on a variety of healthcare facility types in tandem with leading medical planning efforts and user group… Read More →