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Bob Parsons is giving $10 million to veterans causes

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For the fifth year in a row, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and GoDaddy are joining the Semper Fi Fund in its mission to raise funds to assist wounded, critically ill and injured post-9/11 service members and their families. Through December 31, 2016, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation will match all donations, up… Read More →

Marines get $1M from Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

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During a special dedication ceremony in April, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation presented an unexpected $1 million gift to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The donation will help fund the final phase of the National Museum of the Marine Corps’ construction, which is scheduled to finish in 2017. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation… Read More →

Bob Parsons unveils state-of-the-art production studio

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Bob Parsons of GoDaddy fame is launching a production studio, Sneaky Big Studios, which will reside in a new 15,000 square foot studio that will house one of the largest sound stages in Arizona. Sneaky Big Studios will be near Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Hayden Road in Scottsdale, and it will feature the most… Read More →

Parsons Foundation gives $1 million to Barrow program

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has made a second $1 million gift to a breakthrough program at Barrow Neurological Institute that is working to reduce the incidence of falls among patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. The gift will be invested in staff and more than $400,000 worth of equipment needed for… Read More →

Bob Parsons opens 2nd GO AZ motorcycle dealership

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GO AZ Motorcycles has officially opened the doors to its second location at the southeast corner of Loop 101 and Bell Road. Filling a gap in the market, GO AZ is the only dealership in the area featuring exclusively European lines with BMW, Ducati and Triumph brands. The 15,000 square-foot site includes two levels of… Read More →

Educare Arizona names new directors

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The Educare Arizona Board of Directors has appointed two new members: Leela Brennan and Mitch Moore.  Brennan, an experienced communications professional, has had the opportunity to partner with some well-known brands and personalities, including GoDaddy and GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons. She is currently the Director of Marketing & Communications for Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG).  Brennan… Read More →

YAM Properties acquires village at Shea Retail Center

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DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that East Village at Shea LLC, a company formed by YAM Properties, LLC (Bob Parsons, Principal), purchased Village at Shea, a 117,025 square foot retail center at 7366 E. Shea Boulevard, for $32.5 million ($277.72 PSF). The seller was Karlin Scottsdale Shea LLC, a… Read More →

Martz Parsons is rebranded Big Yam

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The Martz Parsons Agency has officially been renamed Big Yam, The Parsons Agency. Bob Parsons acquired Martz Agency in October 2013 and renamed it The Martz Parsons Agency. Since the original acquisition the agency has hired, trained and established a crew of nearly 50 agency professionals ready to execute on his vision for an all-encompassing… Read More →

Parsons Xtreme Golf arrives on PGA Tour

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Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG) has officially arrived on the PGA Tour. PXG, which designs and develops high-performance golf clubs using premium alloys and patented technology, announced that it has signed an equipment endorsement deal with PGA Tour Champion Ryan Moore. This is the first PGA Tour endorsement deal for the industry newcomer.The company first made headlines… Read More →

Carrie Martz retiring from advertising

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Carrie Martz, President and CEO of Martz Parsons, announced she has decided to retire from the ad agency world. After a successful 35-year career, Martz says it’s time for her to hang up the advertising towel. Martz, a pioneer for women business owners in Arizona, started the Martz Agency in 1980. The agency grew to employ… Read More →

Carrie Martz up for international business award

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Carrie Martz was named a Finalist in the Woman of the Year: Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations category in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees… Read More →

Scottsdale’s GoDaddy files for IPO

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Web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering. The company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials says it has 12 million customers and is the largest provider of website domain names. GoDaddy Inc. also said Monday that company founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend… Read More →

Hayden Station in Tempe sold for $26.5M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Cassidy Turley has announced that Mill Avenue Office, L.L.C. (owned by Bob Parsons) has acquired Hayden Station, a 107,508 square foot, mixed-use office and retail property located on the southwest corner of Mill Avenue and 3rd Street, for $26.5 million ($246.49 per square foot). The seller was Tucson, Arizona-based Holualoa Companies. Senior Managing Directors Bob… Read More →

New to Market: Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale

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by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Retail

Developer: YAM Holdings General Contractor: hardison/downey construction Architect: K/G Architects Location: Northsight Boulevard & Hayden Road, Scottsdale Size: 150KSF Value: WND Estimated start and completion dates: 5/2014 to 2/2015 Subcontractors: Dickens Quality Demo, Blount Contracting, Hersey Aerni & Associates, Native Resources, Apache Pipelines Project Description: Demolition of the old Jeep dealership and new construction of… Read More →