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hardison/downey construction announces new hires

April 21, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

hardison/downey construction inc. (hd/c) recently welcomed a new Project Manager and three Project Engineers specializing in tenant improvement work. Avi Shtayer joins h/dc as a Project Engineer with a BSE in Construction & Civil Engineering from Arizona State University. He is currently assisting in preconstruction work for the Harley‐Davidson of Scottsdale project, set to break… Read More →

Cassidy Turley’s Ellis promoted to associate vice president

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April 18, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., today announced that Phil Ellis has been promoted to Associate Vice President with the firm’s Property Management division in the Phoenix office. Mr. Ellis will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of the Phoenix engineering staff. He will also focus on increasing… Read More →

CBRE Office Brokerage Team Wins NAIOP Award

April 17, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

A team of brokerage professionals in CBRE’s Phoenix office, Tom Adelson, Jim Fijan, Jerry Roberts and Corey Hawley, were awarded as the Office Broker Team of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). For Adelson and Fijan, who have worked together since 1983, this marks the… Read More →

Askew-Rossi Named GPE’s Chief People Officer

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

GPE Companies announced Monday the decision to appoint Brooke Askew-Rossi to chief people officer. Askew-Rossi, who joined the firm in 2007, was formerly the director of business development and employee engagement. In her new role, Askew-Rossi will manage human resources, and oversee talent management and acquisition. She will also continue her previous work maintaining property… Read More →

Robert Cashin joins Caliente Construction

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Robert Cashin has joined Caliente Construction Inc., Phoenix, as Vice President of Construction Services. As a 36-year veteran in Arizona construction, Cashin will provide overall direction, leadership and guidance to manage the operational activities of the $65 million local company; ensuring growth, profitability, employee development, and the highest client service. Cashin began his career in… Read More →

Craig DeBon promoted at Caretaker Landscape

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April 11, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management has promoted Craig DeBon to Senior Project Manager.  Craig has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from Oregon State University, his Certified Landscape Technician certification from the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) and obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.   He will be responsible for coordinating pre-construction… Read More →

triARC architecture & design Earns 2014 Success Award

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April 8, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Jill Hamblen and Marlene Seitz, owners of triARC architecture & design, were named 2014 Success Award winners by the AZ Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The award is given to small local businesses that have exemplified strong economic growth and development since the inception of their companies. The award ceremony took place on the State… Read More →

Hines promotes, hires eight employees

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April 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Hines announces the hire of four employees and the promotion of four employees who have decades of experience in development, property management and construction, building a robust and strategic Phoenix team. “We’re cultivating a talented team to reflect Hines’ strong commitment and further investment in the Phoenix marketplace,” said Chris Anderson, Managing Director of Hines.… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Promotes Patti Farina to Director

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April 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | Newsmakers

Patti Farina has been promoted to Director at Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Farina, who joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2011 as Senior Portfolio Manager in the Property Management Division, will oversee the management of the office’s industrial property portfolio, said Greg Valladao, Market Leader of C&W of Arizona. “We are pleased that Patti… Read More →

Sundt Construction Expands Tempe Team

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April 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc., has promoted construction industry veteran Sean Lynch to operations manager for concrete construction. Lynch has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, 27 of which have been focused on commercial concrete construction. Lynch’s primary responsibilities in his new role are to continue to strengthen Sundt’s concrete construction team, ensure the… Read More →

Hunt Construction Group announces change in leadership

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Hunt Construction Group’s Chairman Robert G. Hunt announced Monday that Michael Fratianni has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer for Hunt Construction Group, Inc.  Fratianni is a 28-year veteran of Hunt having worked his way through the ranks of the organization. In his new position, Fratianni will focus on strategy and vision,… Read More →

Beau Flahart Joins Sperry Van Ness

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April 4, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Sperry Van Ness, LLC announced the addition of Beau Flahart as an associate advisor on the leasing and sale of retail properties. Flahart has teamed with seasoned veterans Rommie Mojahed and Mary Ridberg, directors of leasing. The team focuses on multiple areas of commercial real estate including retail leasing and investment sales. Mojahed and Ridberg… Read More →

EastGroup Properties’ Bill Petsas Receives NAIOP Award

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April 4, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Bill Petsas, senior vice president at EastGroup Properties, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Best of NAIOP event held at the Arizona Biltmore. Prior to joining EastGroup in 2000, Petsas was a VP with Prologis where he forged a career in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of industrial real estate. At EastGroup,… Read More →

Nicole Kadyszewski joins Small Giants

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April 3, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Nicole Kadyszewski has joined the Small Giants team as director of operations and recruiting, focusing on organizational management, process improvement and talent placement for marketing and business development professionals. With eight years of field experience in general contracting and real estate development, Kadyszewski is applying her project manager skills to orchestrate the team’s growing workload… Read More →

Andrina Shields Joins Transwestern

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April 3, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Transwestern announced Andrina Shields has joined its Phoenix office as vice president of multifamily investment services. Shields is an expert in multifamily operations and revitalizing troubled assets. The co-founder of Heads on Beds, a consulting group that advises multifamily property owners on ways to add value to their holdings, Shields brings more than 25 years… Read More →

Michael Young Promoted to CEO at Wood/Patel

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March 26, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Wood/Patel announced that Michael Young P.E., is promoted to chief executive officer. Young served as senior vice president for the Land Development Division for the past 16 years. “Mike is a proven leader and a great resource to clients,” expressed Darrel Wood, P.E., Founder of Wood/Patel. “He has led award-winning projects and created client relationships… Read More →

Collin Landis joins Velocity Retail Group

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March 26, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC announced Wednesday that Collin Landis has joined the firm as their GIS and Research Analyst. Collin brings 14 years of combined experience utilizing GIS and graphic technology to spatially analyze and visually convey geographic data. For the past eight years Collin managed the GIS, research, marketing and graphic activities for a… Read More →

The Opus Group Opens Phoenix Office, Appoints Lawrence Pobuda as Senior Vice President

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March 26, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | Newsmakers

The Opus Group (Minneapolis) announced today it is opening an office in Phoenix and has hired 26-year industry veteran Lawrence (Larry) Pobuda as senior vice president and general manager of Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “We see significant growth potential in Phoenix, particularly in the sectors in which we have expertise,” said Tim Murnane, president and… Read More →

Jared Langenhuizen Joins Cassidy Turley

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March 24, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced that Jared Langenhuizen has joined the firm’s Project and Development Services division as Senior Vice President in the Phoenix office. Mr. Langenhuizen will be responsible for managing all phases of the development process, including ground-up projects, redevelopments and tenant improvements. “We are excited to be adding the Project and Development Services Group… Read More →

Legacy Capital’s Keaton Merrell Named NAIOP Outstanding Chapter President of the Year

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Keaton Merrell, co-founder of Legacy Capital Advisors, Phoenix, was recently named Outstanding Chapter President of the Year for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) at the Chapter Leadership and Legislative Retreat in Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.   As part of the 2014 NAIOP Chapter Merit Awards, Merrell was recognized for his 11… Read More →

Cabinet Supplier Leases Remaining 63,840 SF at SW Phoenix Warehouse

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March 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

CFA Cabinetry, LLC, a wholesale seller of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, signed a five-year-plus lease for the remaining 63,840 SF at Freeport Center, 420 S. 53rd Ave., Phoenix. The Koss/Louer Team, featuring principals Stein Koss and Tom Louer of Lee & Associates Arizona represented the landlord, Overton Moore Properties. Keri Amrhein Scott with Cushman &… Read More →

Myron Spencer Named VP of Operations at Walton Group

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March 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Walton Group of Companies (Walton), a family-owned real estate investment group with U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, announced today that Myron Spencer has been named Vice President of Operations, Walton Development and Management (WDM). Mr. Spencer will help to oversee land planning, development and project services for Walton’s more than 83,000 acres of land… Read More →

Cindy Nathern Joins Ideation Design Group

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March 18, 2014 by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Phoenix-based interior architecture and design firm Ideation Design Group recently hired Cindy Nathern as senior lead project designer for its Foodservice division. In the newly created position, Nathern will provide design direction and implementation for IDG restaurant and hospitality clients throughout the U.S. “Cindy comes to us with almost 30 years of experience in commercial… Read More →

Gregoria ‘Gigi’ Moran Joins Danson Construction

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March 18, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Danson Construction announced its newest team member Business Development Manager Gigi Moran. Gigi brings over 17 years of marketing, business development and client relations experience in construction, architecture, and engineering to this new role at Danson.  As Marketing Manager for Vanir Construction Management, she developed substantial experience in being an advocate for clients and owners,… Read More →