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Danielle Casey – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Scottsdale prepares for the Super Bowl effect

City of Scottsdale charges into tangential tourism effects of 2015 Super Bowl and Phoenix Open. Pictured: Ornate flood control dike in Scottsdale., Copyright: DesertSolitaire

Although the City of Scottsdale is not the host of the 2015 Super Bowl, there are many events that will attract visitors during their stay for the major sporting event. “Scottsdale’s entertainment district is without a doubt a pull for Super Bowl visitors who are looking to celebrate at bars and clubs,” said Megan Doyle,… Read More →

Mission Wins Scottsdale Environmental Award

Representatives of the Old Adobe Mission join Mayor Jim Lane to receive a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award.  Pictured left to right:  Tim Conner, City of Scottsdale Environmental Initiatives Manager; Father Gregory Schlarb, Pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Rad Masinelli, board chairman, Old Adobe Mission; Mayor Jim Lane, Vice Mayor Guy Phillips, and Ernie Corral, whose family was one of the original families who built the church.  He attended services at the church as a boy.

At a presentation by City of Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, the Old Adobe Mission, the first Catholic parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and the oldest standing church in Scottsdale, was recognized with a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award. The Scottsdale Environmental Design Awards program was initially formed in recognition of the Late Councilman… Read More →

TGen fundraising event moves to Scottsdale


The 9th annual stepNout Run, Walk Dash, a major fundraising event for pancreatic cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is moving to the Scottsdale Sports Complex. More than 1,000 participants have attended stepNout in each of the past few years, and even more are expected to attend this year’s morning-long event on… Read More →

Mighty McDowell: The rise, fall, rebirth of Scottsdale’s southern core

By Kelly Corsette,Communications and Public Affairs Director, City of Scottsdale   When Cox Communications scoured locations for its next generation high-speed Internet service, it sought a smart, hip, tech-savvy customer base. It selected a luxury apartment development rising immediately east of SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center – in the heart of Scottsdale’s McDowell Corridor.… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →

Scottsdale Names Danielle Casey As Its New Economic Development Director

Danielle Casey
by in Business News | Newsmakers

  The City of Scottsdale hired Danielle Casey as economic development director, the top choice from an open recruitment that resulted in 111 candidates. She start June 10. Casey has spent the past eight years with the City of Maricopa, including two years as economic development director and the last year as assistant city manager.… Read More →

Scottsdale to Host 1st Annual Commercial Real Estate Summit


  Want to know what’s happening in the commercial real estate market in Scottsdale? The First Annual Scottsdale Real Estate Summit is scheduled for April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 N. Scottsdale Rd. The title of the summit is “It’s all about Scottsdale,” and is being hosted by… Read More →

Northcentral University Expands Scottsdale Location

by in Business News | Construction | Education | New to Market

Northcentral University, an online graduate school, announced the grand opening of its expanded Scottsdale Academic and Administrative Center. Northcentral University moved into its current location at 8667 E. Hartford Dr. in Scottsdale in April of 2011, leasing 26,750 SF of office space. Due to an increase in its student body over the past year, the… Read More →

Shop Small And Spend Small Business Saturday In Scottsdale

Shop Small, Small Business Saturday in Scottsdale
by in Events

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about Small Business Saturday? On November 24, 2012, support local businesses and shop local — or, “Shop Small.” According to the 2011 Small Business Saturday Consumer Survey by Echo Research, and commissioned by American Express, more than 100 million people nationwide took part in Small… Read More →

Water Works Engineers Leased Space

Water Works Engineers
by in Mixed-Use

Water Works Engineers LLC has leased nearly 5,000 SF at The Alter Group’s 187-acre Riverwalk Arizona business park in Scottsdale. Water Works Engineers provides products and services to the municipal water and wastewater community and is hiring employees as part of its expansion. The company’s customers include the City of Mesa, City of Phoenix and… Read More →

GoGreen Conference ’11 Sustainability Panel Discussions (Part II)

Sustainability Discussions at the GoGreen Conference
by in Education | Events | Green

In the first part of the GoGreen Conference ’11 coverage, we reported that sustainability education and patience were the buzzwords of many of the panel discussions. Here’s why: The panel discussion titled “Green Your Workplace: High Impact Change at Your Business,” moderated by Ed Fox, chief sustainability officer for APS, focused on how to turn… Read More →

Best Industrial Project 2011

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by in Events | Real Estate

Keller Electrical Developer: Chamberlain Development Contractor: Sun State Builders Architect: Winton Architects Broker: DAUM Commercial Size: 105,000 SF Location: 1881 E. University, Phoenix Completed: August 2010 The Keller Electrical project was one of the first buildings in Arizona to complete a solar rooftop energy system with APS. The 270KW system is capable of powering a… Read More →

Speaking Opportunities At The Annual Southwest Build-It-Green Conference

Southwest Build-it-Green Expo & Conference
by in Events | Green

Don’t miss out! The annual Southwest Build-It-Green Expo & Conference is scheduled for April 15-16, 2011 and speaking opportunities are still available! Fill out your speaker form (PDF) today. As the largest sustainability expo in Arizona, this is one event you won’t want to miss. Last year’s expo attracted more than 200 exhibitors and 10,000… Read More →