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Trends to watch in 5 commercial real estate markets


It’s that time of year again when commercial real estate firms analyze market activity based on numbers and reports from the first two quarters of the year, and predict how that will impact the rest of 2016 through next year. Experts in their respective markets weighed in on the findings from quarter two reports in… Read More →

New hires bring new level of service to healthcare market


With more than 40 years of combined experience in commercial real estate, brokerage and healthcare, Patti Gentry and Chelsea Maddox aim to take Keyser’s healthcare division to the next level with their senior leadership and selfless service mentality. Jonathan Keyser, founder of the company, calls both hires a “great cultural fit with extraordinary commitment to… Read More →

IIDA’s PRIDE Awards recognize excellence in interior design

EDUCATION DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD: SmithGroupJJR's project represents the first building for Saint Xavier University's new campus in Gilbert.

The International Interior Design Association is the only worldwide design organization that solely focuses on commercial work. It has more than 13,000 members in 33 chapters around the globe, including the IIDA Southwest Chapter. Annually, IIDA’s major events include the PRIDE Awards, recognizing excellence in interior design projects; the UnVeiled trade show; a charity build… Read More →

Valley Partnership leaders weigh in on the future of development

Photo: eutoch / 123RF Stock Photo

Valley Partnership’s mission is advocating responsible development. The advocacy group represents the commercial, industrial and masterplanned real estate development industry by presenting a balanced, pro-development perspective and the Valley’s best industry education and networking opportunities. But what should be the 25- or 30-year vision for Valley Partnership? What role do Valley Partnership’s leaders think the… Read More →

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors expands Phoenix offices

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors is expanding its brokerage services in the Phoenix area with real estate veterans Chuck Wells and Trask Switzenberg leading the charge. Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors has been expanding its services across the country recently, said Lew Cramer, president and CEO of the brokerage services provider. “Growing a full-service brokerage operation in… Read More →

Colliers International scores leasing rights for Biltmore Center

Biltmore Center

ViaWest Group selected Colliers International in Phoenix as the exclusive leasing agent for Biltmore Center, previously known as Biltmore Financial Center, a landmark Class-A office complex at the northwest corner of 24th Street and Camelback Road. “The new ownership of Biltmore Center has embraced the evolution of office tenancy and is activating an environment that… Read More →

Transwestern adds Debra Schooler to healthcare advisory team

Debra Schooler

Debra Schooler joined the Transwestern’s Healthcare Advisory Services group as the vice president and national director of Healthcare Property Management on Monday. Based in Phoenix, Schooler will support business development efforts while focusing on national healthcare real estate best practices and training across property and facilities management, lease administration and real estate compliance. “As our… Read More →

ABI Multifamily hires VP to Phoenix HQ

ABI Multifamily

The expansion of the ABI Multifamily‘s Phoenix Headquarters continues with the welcoming of Royce Munroe as Vice President of the Mid/Small Apartment Group. “Royce provides an extremely unique and valuable perspective to our organization; specifically, he co-founded and led Southwest Realty and Property Management prior to its acquisition and was responsible for over 1,200-plus residential… Read More →

Tyler Smith joins NAI Horizon office property team

Tyler Smith

NAI Horizon welcomed Tyler Smith to the company’s office property team as the Senior Vice President. His experience stems back 19 years including work on commercial land sales, marketing office buildings and condominiums for sale and lease in addition to tenant and buyer representation. Tyler previously worked at Colliers International, Cavan Commercial and the former… Read More →

Tucson apartments sell for $3.12M

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a commercial real estate investment services firm with Phoenix offices, completed the sale of Tucson apartments, the Desert Cove, a 70-unit apartment property. Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office, said the asset sold for $3,120,000. Hamid Panahi, James Crawley, Cliff David and Steve Gebing, investment specialists in Marcus &… Read More →

P.B. Bell adds marketing director and project managers

Tyler Smith
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Real estate management firm, P.B. Bell, added a trio of industry professionals to its corporate team based in Scottsdale. Arian Ploszaj has joined P.B. Bell as marketing director, while Tim Donhauser and Trey Brandt have been named as new development project managers. Ploszaj brings more than 10 years of commercial marketing experience to P.B. Bell, a… Read More →

Commercial Real Estate Tech Trends

Tech trends

Technology has been integrated throughout the real estate spectrum for some time. It may come as little surprise then, to learn that property managers in Phoenix are utilizing the very latest and lasting trends in technology-managment enhancement systems. “The property management job has become much more technical,” says Sue Cannon, LEED green associate and senior… Read More →

Scottsdale Airpark value continues to increase

Scottsdale Airpark II, WEB
by in AZRE Magazine | Mixed-Use

Land and building sales volume at the Scottsdale Airpark increased from 2014 to 2015 while vacancy rates continued to decline, according to a Colliers International Greater Scottsdale Airpark 2030 report. Land sales volume saw a sharp rise at the business park in 2015, with 88.85 acres sold for a total of $94.8 million compared to 37.57 acres for… Read More →

Residential and commercial land sales on rise

by in AZRE Magazine

Colliers International’s Second Half 2015 Land Research and Forecast report shows the pace of land sales accelerated through the end of last year, with double-digit gains recorded across proposed land uses. From the first half of 2015 to the second half of the year, sales of land parcels rose by 12 percent for residential construction, 36… Read More →