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Single-family home sales hit highest level since 2008

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In December, new single-family home sales had their best month since 2008, with $514 million worth of sales, according to the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University greater Phoenix housing report. Permits for new construction also attained their highest levels since 2008 with 16,768 permits issued in 2015, according to the report, which… Read More →

IO acquires 9 acres adjacent to Sky Harbor Airport

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today that IO has acquired 9.08 acres at the northeast corner of 48th and VanBuren streets near Sky Harbor International Airport for $8.55 million. The company plans to build the country’s largest renewable-powered data center with an estimated investment of more than $500… Read More →

Arizona ranks ninth in the country for identity theft

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Arizona ranked No. 9 in the nation for identity theft in 2014, with 96 identity theft complaints for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The threat of identity theft has grown by about 26 percent in 10 years, with a national total of 332,646 complaints in 2014. This growing risk for identity… Read More →

MoonShot 2020 takes steps in fight against cancer

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Pediatric oncology leaders, Arizona Sen. John McCain and other state officials announced Thursday that Arizona will be the first state to support Cancer MoonShot 2020, a government and private research initiative seeking to accelerate immunotherapy cancer treatment. Cancer MoonShot 2020 also launched its MoonShot 2020 Pediatrics coalition Thursday, involving Phoenix Children’s Hospital and nine other… Read More →

Cronkite School, AZPBS launch crowdfunding campaign

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Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS kicked off a crowdfunding campaign, Tuesday, to help Cronkite News students increase coverage of border and immigration issues during this election year. The Cronkite School is the first journalism program in the nation to establish a major partnership with Beacon, an… Read More →

Emerging Artists III features work by ASU students

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Emerging Artists is a series of dance performances featuring choreography from the graduating MFA in Dance students in the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre. These thesis projects are the accumulation of several years of study, exploring a variety of issues through movement, interactive media and performance. This year’s iteration of Emerging Artists III,… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli choose legal writing scholar

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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. selected Aisha E. Alcaraz as its Diversity Legal Writing Program Scholar. The Diversity Legal Writing Program provides second-year law students at Arizona State University with practical clerking experience in private law firms within Maricopa County. As a participant in the program, Alcaraz has been offered the opportunity to clerk for… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →

Phoenix entry-level homes see appreciation

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Good news for folks owning homes priced below $250,000 as they appreciated the most in 2015 between 6 and 12 percent, according to the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University’s most recent housing report. Homes priced in the next tier, $250,000 to $500,000 saw modest appreciation at 2 to 6 percent while… Read More →

Arizona Center sells for $126 million

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by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office | Retail

Continuing to expand its downtown Phoenix presence, San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, in joint-venture with Angelo, Gordon and Co., announced today it has acquired Arizona Center – a Class A, 16-acre mixed-use campus in downtown Phoenix – for $126 million. Spanning over one million square feet, the Van Buren Street property – acquired from Equity… Read More →

Glendale’s Greenway Promenade sells for $8.3M

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Greenway Promenade, a 62,949 square foot retail center, sold for $8,300,000, or $131.85/SF. The shopping center is located on the northwest corner of two major arterial thoroughfares (Greenway Road and 59th Avenue) and is across the street from Thunderbird School of Global Management which is a part of Arizona State University. Built in 1988, and… Read More →

Kimber Lanning thinks big for small businesses

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

It takes one to know one. When it comes to small business in Arizona, Kimber Lanning is and knows everyone. Lanning, champion of local businesses as the founder and executive director of nonprofit Local First Arizona, dropped out of Arizona State University at the age of 19 to open Stinkweeds, an independently owned and operated… Read More →

NAIOP selects 12 young professionals for mentor program

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The 2015-2016 NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders Mentor Program protégés have been announced, and the 12 young professionals come from all corners of the Valley’s commercial real estate industry. Each protégé was selected to participate in the year-long program in which they will attend educational seminars and complete a full scale development project by the end… Read More →

ASU student-athletes juggle school, sports

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Many American universities pride themselves on their beloved sports teams and their athletes. Intercollegiate athletics is what holds many campuses together, instilling traditions and discipline. College also comes with an extensive academic load – and let’s not forget – stressful social life. Finding a balance for student athletes involves juggling all three, which can extend… Read More →