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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 →

VanTrust hires director of development services

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

VanTrust Real Estate LLC., a full-service real estate development company with headquarters in Phoenix, hired Damon Jeffrey as director of development services. In his role, he will work with designers and contractors to execute projects as they are identified during development. Jeffrey’s current projects include Chandler Corporate Center, a 119,000-square-foot office development on Chandler Boulevard and… Read More →

CBRE’s Chris Marchildon earns NAIOP Developing Leaders Award

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE announced Senior Associate Chris Marchildon has been honored with a prestigious NAIOP Developing Leaders Award for 2016. Now in its 11th year, the national award program honors up-and-coming commercial real estate professionals across the country, 35 years of age and under, for their valued contribution and commitment to the industry. “I am thrilled to… Read More →

Colliers adds associate VP to retail group

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Summer Jackson joined Colliers International in Greater Phoenix as an associate vice president in the Retail Group. She joins Associate Vice Presidents John Jackson and Larry Miller on their team. “Mrs. Jackson came from a competitor where she started the retail leasing division eight years ago,” says Bob Mulhern, senior managing director of Colliers. “Her… Read More →

New hires bring new level of service to healthcare market


With more than 40 years of combined experience in commercial real estate, brokerage and healthcare, Patti Gentry and Chelsea Maddox aim to take Keyser’s healthcare division to the next level with their senior leadership and selfless service mentality. Jonathan Keyser, founder of the company, calls both hires a “great cultural fit with extraordinary commitment to… Read More →

Sundt names Teri Jones as senior VP

PHOTO BY: Risk Management | Monitor
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. named Teri Jones as its senior vice president and Building Group manager. Jones previously served as vice president in charge of business development for Sundt’s Northern California District. In her new role, Jones is responsible for the overall performance of the entire Building Group. A 37-year veteran, Jones has developed expertise in nearly… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2016 Community Project

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa has been selected as recipient of the 2016 Valley Partnership Community Project. The event is Nov. 5. Sunshine Acres provides a home for children who are separated from their parents and helps them establish long-term relationships with stable parental figures, preparing them for success in adult life. “We are truly… Read More →

Top-producing real estate team joins Caliber

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The AZ Real Estate Team, which is led by Michael Williamson, joined Caliber, The Wealth Development Company‘s residential brokerage division, Caliber Realty Group. The AZ Real Estate Team is locally known as one of the Northeast Valley’s Top Producing residential sales team and the No. 1 sales team for 2014 and 2015 in zip code 85260. Last year,… Read More →