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Pitchfork Aquatics opening features Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

Gold-medalist and Olympian Michael Phelps will make an appearance at the Pitchfork Aquatics Swim School Grand Opening on Saturday, March 12. The Open House events will occur from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the ASU Polytechnic Sun Devil Fitness Complex, and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the ASU West campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex. The… Read More →

Verde Palms Apartments near ASU sells for $1.25M

Verde Palms Apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

A 16-unit multifamily property, Verde Palms Apartments, was sold to a Utah-based investor for $1,250,000, which comes to $78,125 per unit. Verde Palms Apartments is made up of 16 units, all of which are 2 bedroom/1 bath apartments.  The property is located at 1010 S. Smith Road in Tempe Sara Caldwell with Blue & Gold Properties… Read More →

MoonShot 2020 takes steps in fight against cancer


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 →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys


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 →

ASU scientists selected for NASA investigation team


NASA has announced the selection of Science Investigation Teams for its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). ASU will be the lead institution for one of these teams, which includes School of Earth and Space Exploration scientists James Rhoads, Sangeeta Malhotra, Rogier Windhorst, Rolf Jansen, and Vithal Tilvi, along with scientists from the University of… Read More →

ASU’s Project Humanities will host Ruth Pointer


How does one find humanity in sex, drugs and rock and roll? Well, Grammy artist and singer Ruth Pointer is going to give it the old college try and explain it in her own words, and in person. ASU’s Project Humanities is hosting “A Conversation with Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters” as part of its spring… Read More →

Arizona Center sells for $126 million

Arizona Center
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 →

Unexpected Art Gallery hosts ASU exhibition

Unexpected Art Gallery
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Unexpected Art Gallery is the venue for this year’s big end-of-semester exhibition and host of an amazing show this First Friday showcasing  ASU’s top Sculpture and 3D programs.  In its fourth year, the showcase is a spectacular presentation of bronze, neon, kinetic art, fibers, woods  works from more than 25 artists will be on display. The event… Read More →

ASU student-athletes juggle school, sports

ASU Athletics Facilities District redering

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 →

Do dating apps offer real-world connections?


College students use dating apps as a new method for connecting with peers, which some may compare to traditional dating websites. Arizona State University student Brandon Dovgan explained Tinder, a dating app, and traditional dating websites are “similar in the sense that they both require starting a conversation and getting to know someone virtually before… Read More →

Blaze Pizza comes to Tempe thanks to SimonCRE

Blaze Pizza

Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE purchased a +/-3,300 SF freestanding retail building in the heart of the ASU trade area and will begin renovations immediately for Tempe’s newest chain, Blaze Pizza, set to open in the spring. The building, located at 105 W. University, sits just west of the intersection of Mill Avenue and University… Read More →

Colliers’ ASU-UA survey turns into Duel in the Desert

by in AZRE Magazine | Events | In The Spotlight

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix conducted an unscientific survey of whether it has more ASU or U of A fans in advance of the annual football matchup, to be held this year on Nov. 21 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The result turned into another Duel in the Desert with Ramey Peru, who served as UofA’s punter from… Read More →

Michael Phelps Swim School coming to Arizona

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps Swim School, LLC announced today a strategic affiliation with Pitchfork Aquatics, Inc.  As the first licensee of Michael Phelps Swimming methodology in Arizona, Pitchfork Aquatics brings the industry leading swim instruction methodology to Arizona State University.  “Pitchfork Aquatics is a non-profit entity that will provide the opportunity for anyone in the Phoenix community… Read More →

Charlie Rose earns ASU’s Walter Cronkite Award


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 →