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Homebuilder pays $3.5M for 18 acres in sought-after submarket

Cushman & Wakefield announced that CRG Financial Partners, LLC sold 18.1 acres at the southeast corner of Loop 303 and El Mirage Road in Maricopa County for $3.5 million to Scottsdale-based AV Homes of Arizona, LLC. Brian Rosella of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller. AV Homes of Arizona, the developer and builder of active… Read More →

Arizona ranked No. 9 in Chief Executive’s best states for business

 Advancing three places from a year ago, Arizona was ranked as the No. 9 state for business in Chief Executive magazine’s 13th annual Best & Worst States for Business survey, which was released today. The Chief Executive rankings reflect CEO perceptions of best and worst states based on a range of key measures. Arizona benefited… Read More →

Why you should be cleaning your air conditioning

Air conditioning
by in Home & Design

Sneezing? Runny nose? Watery eyes? If you’re one of countless Phoenicians dealing with seasonal allergies, we need to chat about the air inside your home. Yes, being outside can exacerbate symptoms brought on by high pollen levels, but did you know that the air inside your home plays a big role too? Neglecting to clean… Read More →

Arizona Senate passes $1B boost for university research

At 11:01 p.m. on Thursday May 4, 2017, the Arizona Senate passed HB 2547: university infrastructure capital financing; appropriations paving the way for up to $1 billion in bonds to expand and maintain university research infrastructure at Arizona’s public universities. HB2547 is part of a set of budget bills that make up Arizona’s $9.8 Billion Budget… Read More →

St. Scholastica will celebrate first graduates in Arizona

The College of St. Scholastica is celebrating a milestone with a graduation celebration for its first class of Arizona students. The ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Monday, May 15 in the Mesa Community College Theatre, 1833 West Southern Ave., Mesa. Fifteen students are candidates to graduate with bachelor of arts degrees from St. Scholastica’s… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield recognizes top Phoenix producers

Cushman & Wakefield honored 25 individuals and teams in each of its brokerage service areas including capital markets, tenant representation and agency leasing after finishing 2016 with a combined transaction volume of approximately $2 billion. The 2016 overall top producer was Executive Managing Director Eric Wichterman and the top overall producing team was Executive Managing Directors… Read More →

Brewer Companies boosts construction jobs pipeline

SMACNA Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine

At Brewer Companies, Arizona’s largest new construction residential plumbing company, the average salary for second-year plumbers surpasses $50,000 per year. Yet, the company is consistently looking for new team members to meet the demands of their current and growing customer base. Mike Brewer, founder of Brewer Companies, has taken it upon himself to deliver new… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield recognizes top Phoenix producers for 2016

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Cushman & Wakefield honored 25 individuals and teams in each of its brokerage service areas including capital markets, tenant representation and agency leasing after finishing 2016 with a combined transaction volume of approximately $2 billion. The 2016 overall top producer was Executive Managing Director Eric Wichterman and the top overall producing team was Executive Managing Directors Michael… Read More →

Subaru Superstore celebrates opening of 2nd Valley location

Subaru Superstore of Surprise has opened within the Prasada 303 Auto Park, just off the Loop 303 Freeway between Cactus and Waddell Roads, in Surprise, AZ. The two-story, 60,000 square foot, seven-acre complex represents a state-of-the-art Sales, Service and Parts operation featuring a nine-vehicle indoor showroom and vehicle delivery area, fully air conditioned 26 bay… Read More →

Operation renovation: Hospitality industry gets a makeover

The James Agency

With an impressive collection of new construction, renovations and modernization, Arizona’s hospitality industry has undergone more makeovers in the last year than the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Older hospitality assets experience major facelifts and overhauls to keep up with the changing standards of Arizona’s hospitality industry, which contributes $12.8 billion annually to Arizona’s Gross… Read More →

How to protect your intellectual property

technology

The Phoenix startup scene is hot right now, and not just from our months of 100-degree days. According to the founders of Tuft & Needle, who chose Phoenix over Silicon Valley for their startup mattress company, Phoenix is “unusually attractive—and more than a little underrated” for startups due to low costs, access to investors, and,… Read More →

The future of virtual reality in CRE

Virtual reality degree
by in AZRE Magazine

The adoption of virtual reality in commercial real estate is changing the way buildings/units are designed, marketed, leased and sold. International Data Corporation reports worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality market will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. Rami Kalla, founder of Point in Time… Read More →

Jim Lundy looks back on his mark on banking industry

Alliance Bank

James H. Lundy’s impact on Arizona’s business community is undeniable. He is the founding CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona and helped grow it from a start-up bank in 2003 into the fourth-largest banking organization in Arizona. Lundy is past chairman and current board member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). He is immediate… Read More →

What’s being done to improve Arizona’s infrastructure

infrastructure
by in AZRE Magazine

Arizona’s infrastructure is the subject of significant debate this legislative session. While infrastructure can be defined in many ways, it is essential for the efficient movement of people, goods and elections. Last fall, a citizen task force studied the issue of transportation funding. Their efforts resulted in several pieces of legislation considered by the Legislature… Read More →