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A/V technology is the fifth utility

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

Shopping malls, doctors’ offices, corporate board rooms, restaurants and student classrooms are just a few of the common places that feature engaging audio visual (A/V) technology. Before the boom of the digital age, construction planning included four main utilities: water works, electric, gas and telecommunications. Integrating audio visual equipment has often been an afterthought, typically… Read More →

Building the bridge: CIIC Conference sets sights on university program

MEETING OF THE MINDS: Jeff Ehret interviews CIIC founders Jefferson Begay and Urban L. Giff during the 2013 conference opening.

Entering its 11th year, Arizona State University’s Construction in Indian Country conference is a means to recruit prospective Native American construction students, educate local tribes and foster industry connections. It is also a key contributor to the CIIC endowment, which has raised $400,000 and put 14 students through the construction management program at ASU.

Real Estate and Construction in Indian Country: West Valley Casino Challenged — Again


  In the 1970s and 1980s, some flooding caused by the federal Painted Rock Dam covered some lands owned by the Tohono O’odham Nation in Southern Arizona. As a response, the Gila Bend Indian Reservation Lands Replacement Act was signed into law in 1986. Under the Land Act, the T.O. Nation surrendered title to the… Read More →

Workshop Helps Industry Understand Nuances of Working in Indian Country


  With 22 recognized tribes in Arizona, each with their own governance, leadership and protocols, working within the American Indian community and in Indian country has become an enviable skill in the business world. Kitchell has found through first-hand experience that the best way to approach tribal work is by aligning with those who understand… Read More →

Editor's Letter: NAIOP Arizona, Indian Country And More

Editor's Letter: NAIOP, Indian Country and More - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in From the Editor

Editor’s Letter: NAIOP Arizona, Indian Country And More Forecasting the commercial real estate market in Arizona is a lot like forecasting the weather in Arizona – you never know what to expect. The September/October issue of AZRE Magazine features our annual NAIOP supplement and its always-compelling roundtable discussion. Our experts say the commercial real estate… Read More →