Christine Mackay Archives

NAIOP Developing Leaders Mentor program names contest winners

NAIOP Developing Leaders
by in AZRE Magazine

A dozen young professionals from all corners of the real estate industry in the Valley were taken under the wings of seasoned veterans in the industry as part of NAIOP’s annual Developing Leaders Mentor Program Protégé Class that recently concluded with a competition and case study presentation. The class is a year-long program where those selected attend educational… Read More →

AAED honors winners of 2016 EDDE Awards

Economic Development , 8 honored

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool… Read More →

Lincoln, Invesco buy Phoenix’s historic Luhrs City Center

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and Invesco Ltd. have purchased the historic Luhrs City Center in downtown Phoenix. The joint venture will next initiate a multi-million-dollar renovation that will evolve the landmark into a mixed-use blend of creative office space, ground floor restaurants and retail – part of a downtown resurgence that includes an active office market,… Read More →

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 →

Greater Phoenix export market heats up Phasin Sritham

Greater Phoenix is now responsible for 68.3 percent of the state’s exports – up from 65.4 percent in 2014 – Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay announced in a presentation to the Mayor and City Council. Citing growing trade with Mexico, exports in the Phoenix metro area and the rest of Arizona are up… Read More →

Stanton: Super Bowl showcases re-branded Phoenix


In the midst of the Super Bowl excitement, Mayor Greg Stanton and the city’s Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay have unveiled a new campaign to send a clear message: Phoenix is hot for new economic opportunity. “We are about to welcome more than 1 million people to our city, and it’s important that… Read More →

Ice Den Chandler Announces a $3 Million Upgrade

by in Business News | Sports

Ice Den Chandler, soon-to-be Arizona’s next premier skating venue, today announced an estimated $3 million repair, renovation and revitalization project to begin this spring at the two-rink facility recently purchased by Coyotes Ice. During the pre-purchase inspection process, it was determined that the Chandler facility, like the other Polar Ice locations, was in severe disrepair… Read More →

Industry Experts' Forecast On 2012 Economy

2012 Annual Economic Outlook

Recovery is on the horizon, but industry experts are cautious in their forecast as the 2012 economy slowly bounces back.  Looking at Arizona’s recession-starved commercial real estate industry as a whole, 2011 was flat and 2012 is trending just slightly better. So say local experts. But broken down into its various components, there is a wide… Read More →

People To Know 2011 Industry Leaders And Photos

People to Know 2011 Reception & Awards Ceremony
by in Award Events

AZRE Magazine’s People to Know 2011 reception and awards ceremony was held on November 10, 2011 at the Scottsdale Waterfront. In attendance was Arizona’s largest local and national real estate audience, including the following People to Know recipients: attorneys, accountants, city planners, property managers, economic developers and brokers. Throughout the night, we also announced the… Read More →