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Downtown Phoenix targets Millennial office workers

Photo: Conceptual images only, not a rendering/ The Monroe Building
by in AZRE Magazine | Careers | New to Market | Office

Downtown Phoenix has transformed over recent years with $4.6 billion dollars in public and private investments, including light rail, new hotel developments, restaurants, boutiques, Arizona State University and University of Arizona campus expansions, Phoenix Convention Center, and a growing number of residential developments. In concert with the downtown Phoenix renaissance, renovations have been completed at… Read More →

Dawn Rogers will lead 2017 Phoenix Final Four

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Longtime collegiate athletics administrator Dawn Rogers has been named Executive Director and CEO of the 2017 Phoenix NCAA Basketball Final Four. Rogers, former Senior Associate Athletic Director at Arizona State University, was selected by the Phoenix Local Organizing Committee (PLOC), which will work with the NCAA to execute the Final Four, set for April 1 and… Read More →

Mark Tiscornia joins HDR as healthcare principal

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Mark Tiscornia, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has joined the HDR Phoenix office as a healthcare principal. Relocating back to Phoenix after working in San Francisco for 10 years, Mark plans to make a positive impact in the Southwest, as he did in California, by growing the business, developing strategic and master plans and executing complex… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands Phoenix office

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Fennemore Craig announced the addition of two new attorneys in the firm’s Phoenix office. Blake Atkinson and Philip Brailsford have joined the firm as associates and practice in intellectual property and business litigation. “The firm continuously seeks to add excellent lawyers to enhance the services we provide to our clients,” said Steve Good, managing partner… Read More →

Charlie Rose earns ASU’s Walter Cronkite Award

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A crowd of more than 1,000 industry leaders in media, politics, business and education along with students were on hand Monday as the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University presented this year’s Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Charlie Rose. Rose earned a standing ovation as the award-winning anchor of “CBS This… Read More →

Does ‘phubbing’ — phone snubbing — make you crazy?

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In today’s day and age, it can be difficult to stay up-to-date on the latest terminology teenagers are using. “Phubbing” seems to be one of the latest additions to this extensive list. Phubbing refers to “phone snubbing,” or when your attention is on your phone rather than the people surrounding you. In a recent study… Read More →

Big Deals: Julie Johnson is a star-crossed broker

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Julie Johnson’s first job out of college was to conduct failure analysis for airplane turbine blades, and she couldn’t have been more bored. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering with aspirations of conducting research for a space program. A career in healthcare real estate leasing, investment sales and site selection… Read More →

Reign of the Sun Devil

ASU Athletics Facilities District redering

Arizona State University is looking to give its aging sports arenas a face lift, and the school is taking a unique approach to come up with the necessary funds for the expansion and renovations. The university plans to convert an area of its Tempe campus into a fee-generating commercial and residential development. ASU and master… Read More →

Construction begins on 4th SkySong office building

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A new building is set to rise at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It’s a necessity to keep up with market demand— the other three office buildings are now almost full with some of the Valley’s most exciting businesses. Construction on SkySong 4 began last week and is expected to be completed in about a year. Like SkySong 3, which opened in… Read More →

Wood Partners’ Alta Tempe averaging 30 leases per month

Alta Tempe Apartments, ALTA TEMPE, Phoenix Commercial Real Estat
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Upscale apartments with luxurious amenities are in high demand near the new Marina Heights office development, where developer Wood Partners is averaging 30 leases a month at its new Alta Tempe complex. The 296-unit community is uniquely positioned to serve residents seeking proximity to the state’s largest office park when it’s complete in 2017, as well as easy access… Read More →

Watergate figure John Dean will lecture at ASU

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John W. Dean, the former counsel to President Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, will explore the cover-up’s influence on American politics and journalism during a lecture at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dean will be interviewed by Cronkite faculty member and former Washington Post… Read More →

ASU will lead NSF nanotechnology site

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Arizona State University has been chosen to lead a new National Science Foundation (NSF) site that will provide a Southwest regional infrastructure to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research. NSF will provide a total of $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National… Read More →

Why SRP and ASU continue to invest in Tempe

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Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25. This month’s program will feature a discussion on why the Salt River Project and Arizona State University continue to invest in the city of Tempe. The panel will feature John Creer, Assistant Vice President for Real Estate Development at ASU;… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa breaks ground on their first franchise location

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Mesa, Ariz.-based Fuchsia Spa, a concept designed for the everyday woman to indulge in affordable, yet high-end spa services monthly, has announced the breaking ground of its first franchise location, which is set to open in Phoenix this year. Long-time Fuchsia employee Shauna Owens, 30, and her sister Marissa Owens, 28, signed a lease in… Read More →