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Industrial Evolution: West Valley poised for land grab

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Dick’s Sporting Goods built a 720KSF distribution center in Goodyear to service its West Coast stores. A California-based investor erected a 400KSF spec shell in Surprise’s Southwest Railplex business park. Corporate giants, Macy’s, Amazon, Sub-Zero, Marshall’s/TJ Maxx, Southwest Products and WinCo have landed or expanded their vast West Valley industrial operations within the last two… Read More →

Valley sports venues a slam dunk for developers

USA Place includes a 390-room Omni International hotel, 65KSF events center and exhibit hall, 545 Class-A apartments, 180KSF of street level retail, 240KSF of office space and underground parking. Rendering courtesy of Concord Eastridge.

The Valley is already home to the largest concentration of Major League Baseball fields, used during the Cactus League Spring Training, but even more sporting venues are breaking ground and with them a variety of mixed-use retail, hospitality and multi-family developments. USA Place, Avenue Shoppes at P83 and Riverview Park are such milestone investments in… Read More →

Silverleaf Realty Closes $5.7M Home in Silverleaf

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Spring in the Sonoran desert always brings more traffic to Scottsdale and Silverleaf has seen a strong uptick in visits to this golf community in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.  Last week, Silverleaf Realty sold one of the most exclusive listings in North Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community, an 8,761 foot residence for $5.77 million ($658.45… Read More →

Big Deals: Land, Dec. 2013 to Jan. 2014

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April 9, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Real Estate

There’s no such thing as a “small” deal in this industry, coming out of a recession. However, it’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases for a period of 60 days (one… Read More →

Taylor Morrison in Joint Venture to Acquire Marblehead

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Taylor Morrison Home Corporation announced that it has formed a joint venture with its two largest shareholders, funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. and TPG to acquire and develop Marblehead, a prestigious coastal residential development in San Clemente, California. Marblehead consists of 195.5 coastal acres and can accommodate over 300 luxury home sites. The… Read More →

Tim Nelson Becomes First Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional in Arizona

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March 14, 2014 by in Blogs | Real Estate

Scottsdale-based V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc., announced that Tim Nelson is the first mortgage professional in Arizona to achieve the designation of Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP).   The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) bestowed the certification on Nelson after he demonstrated a superior knowledge and competency in the area of reverse mortgages and a dedication… Read More →

AZ's First Multi-Builder Community for Baby Boomers

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DMB Associates announced today the four builders that will construct homes at Victory, Arizona’s first multi-builder community for people 55 years and better which will be located in the multi-generational community of Verrado. Only four homebuilders were selected among the interested top local and national homebuilders. The Phase One roster includes Lennar (NYSE: LEN), Maracay… Read More →

Scottsdale Mortgage Company Announces Expansion

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In a move that will position Arizona-based mortgage company, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc., to contend for becoming the largest privately held mortgage company in southern Arizona, the company announced that it will add more than 65 employees. As part of this increased presence in southern Arizona, mortgage industry veteran Hunter H. Sampsel has joined V.I.P. Mortgage… Read More →

Davis Named Vice President of Pioneer Title Agency

Pioneer Title Agency announced it has appointed real estate veteran Tom Davis as its vice president. In his role, Davis will be responsible for collaborating with the leadership at Pioneer’s more than 50 offices statewide as well as working closely with the family-owned title agency’s area managers on operations, customer service, technology enhancements and marketing.… Read More →

Danley Realty Wins $25,000 for St. Mary's Food Bank

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Walt Danley Realty, a Paradise Valley luxury real estate firm and Arizona’s exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, was a grand prize winner of the 4th Annual 2013 Super Service Challenge for its community service to St. Mary’s Food Bank. The award was a $25,000 donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank. “We are thrilled… Read More →

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

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Seniors are living longer than ever before. Medical advances and a focus on healthy living have dramatically improved longevity, but living longer presents a complication: the potential to outlive savings. Older adults often do not anticipate the high costs of health and long-term care, or the uncertainty of Social Security and Medicare. As a result,… Read More →

Sales Simplicity Adds Home Builders at Record Pace

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Sales Simplicity Software, the widely acknowledged leader in CRM, sales automation, dynamic content management, and reporting for the home builder and real-estate sectors, today announced it has been adding customers at a record pace. Sales Simplicity added 40 enterprise users in the previous 18 months, including Top-100 home builders Woodside Homes, a multi-state builder with… Read More →

Estrella Makes List Of Top Master-Planned Communities

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The Goodyear master-planned community of Estrella has been ranked 35th by the national independent research firm John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) on its annual list of Top 50 Master-Planned Communities of 2013. The rankings are based on new home sales and Estrella is one of only four Arizona communities to make the top 50.… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Market Stuck in Neutral

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January 10, 2014 by in Economy | Featured | Real Estate

Maybe the new year can bring some new energy to the Phoenix-area housing market? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows stagnation as 2013 came close to an end. The latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of November, shows: > Price gains continuing to… Read More →