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Designated Drivers: Design Guides Corporate Real Estate

The Circuit Tempe will feature indoor and outdoor spaces designed for efficiency, density and collaboration.

Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 spend nearly nine hours a day at work or on related activities, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ “American Time Use Survey.” With 260 potential work days (or 2,340 hours) in a year, that’s a lot of time spent in the office. Leisure activities,… Read More →

CoreNet Global event discusses UA, Banner Health merger

Rendering, planned clinical tower, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson. Image courtesy of Shepley Bulfinch.

The merger of Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network highlights the stark challenges that academic medical centers face in the new economics of healthcare, according to The Banner/UAHN acquisition will be the topic of the CoreNet Global Arizona’s Annual Signature Event. “Transforming the Healthcare Landscape in Arizona” will be moderated by… Read More →

Developing Leaders of NAIOP set agenda

by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | Networking

The 2015 NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders’  calendar features educational events, a day at the ballpark and teaming up for Pat’s Run as part of its philanthropic endeavors. Highlights include: • Mix and mingle with the best and brightest young professionals in commercial real estate at the DL spring training game and mixer March 6 at Salt… Read More →

CBRE’s Jamie Swirtz named to “Young Leaders to Watch”

Jamie Swirtz head shot
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE broker Jamie Swirtz has been named to CoreNet Global’s inaugural “36 Under 36: Young Leaders to Watch” list. CoreNet Global chapters from around the world nominated their top Young Leaders for the first-ever list of “Who’s Who” in corporate real estate and the honorees were recently announced and featured in the LEADER magazine’s May/June… Read More →

Chris Toci will present annual Phoenix market overview

Chris Toci
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

An in-depth overview of the Metro Phoenix real estate market including the evaluation of demographic drivers, supply and demand, and trends will be presented by Chris Toci of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona at the May event sponsored by the Arizona chapter of CoreNet Global. The presentation by Toci, Executive Director for Capital Markets at… Read More →

Executive Q&A: Bob Gracz


Bob Gracz, vice president of corporate real estate at Avnet, Inc., took on the role of president of CoreNet Global Arizona just last year and is encouraged by the status of his platform goals to grow the membership and organization’s local activities through the instatement of new committee chairs. “I’m enthusiastic about what we’ve accomplished… Read More →

CoreNet Global makes space in a changing workplace


To add value to a corporate end user, you have to learn to think like one. That starts with realizing a client’s No. 1 business isn’t real estate, says Colliers International’s Bill Littleton. The executive vice president of Colliers’ corporate solution group works with six national and global corporate end users and has 25 years… Read More →

Corenet’s Committee Chairs


Corenet 2014 committee chairs give readers a glimpse of their responsibilities and goals.

Property Paradox: Space For Office Workers Continues To Decline, Even As Companies Expect Hiring To Increase


  The average amount of space per office worker globally has dropped to 150 SF or less, from 225 SF in 2010, according to a recent global survey conducted by CoreNet Global, a leading association of corporate real estate managers at large companies throughout the world. The study is part of CoreNet Global’s ongoing advocacy of quality working environments and work… Read More →

CoreNet Global Index Predicts Upbeat Economic, Corporate Climates For 2nd Half Of 2013


  The global economic outlook is strong for the second half of 2013, while the prospects for corporate growth and expansion are also increasing, according to the views of corporate executives surveyed in June for the new CoreNet Global Confidence Index, developed in conjunction with Dr. Roy Black, director of the Real Estate program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School… Read More →

Two Colliers Brokers Earn Top CoreNet Global Awards

William Littleton & Tivon Moffitt
by in Newsmakers

William S. Littleton and Tivon Moffitt, executives at Colliers International in Greater Phoenix, have earned two of the highest honors awarded by CoreNet Global, the world’s leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives. Littleton, senior vice president of corporate solutions, is being recognized for completing the Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate… Read More →

CoreNet Global To Host Corporate Real Estate 2020

by in Events | Networking | Seminars

Commercial real estate executives convene in a unique forum that will review and discuss CoreNet Global’s Corporate Real Estate 2020, a transformational research initiative envisioning the future of business and the changing nature of work. This year-long project is a collection of global thought leadership of hundreds of corporate real estate leaders and their analysis… Read More →

First Solar and Mesa Proving Grounds: East Valley Center for Economic Growth

First Solar
by in Building Green

CoreNet Global brought together panelists who were instrumental in the planning that led to First Solar’s decision to locate their second US manufacturing facility in the City of Mesa. On March 17, 2011, First Solar announced it was acquiring 135 acres within the Mesa Proving Grounds to build the first phase of a $300 million… Read More →