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Social Venture Partners Arizona announces semifinalists

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Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) announced the 20 local nonprofits selected as semifinalists for the 2017 Fast Pitch Competition, affectionately known in the business and philanthropic worlds as “American Idol with soul.”  Leaders from the following nonprofits will participate in a two-month mentoring program to sharpen their social impact and business plans, and to train… Read More →

Casa Grande retail strip sells for $1.8M

Casa Grande
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Retail

A multi-tenant retail strip center in Casa Grande sold for $1.8 million to SimonMed Imaging, accoriding to Commercial Properties Inc./CORFAC International (CPI). Mike Sayre of Cushman Wakefield represented the buyer, SimonMed Imaging, and Sarge Glenn of CPI’s Industrial Team represented the seller, LBUBS 2004-C8 Retail 1664 LLC. The property is located at 1664 E. Florence Blvd. in Casa… Read More →

Here are the 2016 AIA Arizona Design Awards winners

Northern Arizona University International Pavilion (Photo courtesy of AIA Arizona architects)
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Each year at the AIA Design Award Gala, the American Institute of Architects Arizona recognizes excellence in design, planning and construction of project’s across the globe that are designed by AIA Arizona architects. The program recognizes excellence in architectural projects and practices under five categories: design, leadership, practice, performance and education. Each entry is individually… Read More →

Valley of the Sun United Way names ‘Live United Top 20’

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It just doesn’t happen without them. And it’s time they got the recognition they deserve. Valley of the Sun United Way relies heavily on the generous support of organizations in our community to help it fulfill its mission of improving the lives of children and families in need. Valley of the Sun United Way announced this year’s members of the Live… Read More →

$50,000 in grants awarded to local nonprofits by OneAZ Credit Union

Clear Title

Reinforcing its commitment to the communities they serve, OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation awarded grants to 33 local non-profit organizations from across the state. The awards are part of the Credit Union and Community Foundation’s community grants program, which gave $50,000 in much needed funds to organizations who serve a wide range of communities.… Read More →

Bascom buys Prescott senior living facility

Bascom
by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Bascom Arizona Ventures has acquired the Prescott Lakes Senior Community, a 123-unit luxury independent living senior apartment community for $18,000,000 or $146,341 per unit. The property is located in Prescott, Arizona in the highly desirable Prescott Lakes master planned community. Bascom Arizona Ventures worked with Brian Halpern and Alex Kane of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas,… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces new class of advocates

Valley Partnership advocate
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership prides itself as the premier advocacy group for responsible development in Arizona, which is largely possible due to the proactivity and engagement of its members on development issues. Each year members share knowledge and experiences with a new class of aspiring professionals within various areas of the commercial real estate industry through the Valley Partnership Advocates Program.… Read More →

Tech Council announces winners, finalists for Innovation Awards

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority announced Individual Award winners, Company Award finalists and Student and Teacher Awards for the 2016 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet. The awards honor the visionaries of Arizona’s technology ecosystem whose passion and dedication energize Arizona’s rapidly growing technology community. “We were pleased to… Read More →

Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club raises more than $425K for nonprofits

Brokers for Kids

Children’s charity supporter, Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club raised more than $425,000 through its fundraising and events last year. The money raised was divided between many local charities, including Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona, Care Fund, Playworks, Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. “It’s exciting to be part of an organization… Read More →

Service provider picked for $12M affordable housing development

affordable housing
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation, a nonprofit organization that provides housing programs for residents of rental housing communities, has been selected by developer Gorman & Company, Inc. as the service provider for West End Station, a new $12 million, 70-unit affordable housing development in Tucson. West End Station, which will be located at the west end of the… Read More →

Watch Mayor Stanton shoot hoops tonight at tech fundraiser

123RF.com, Dave Broberg

DoubleDutch, the City of Phoenix and Downtown Phoenix, Inc. have teamed up to host the first-ever Valley Oop! three-on-three startup basketball tournament. Valley Oop! will bring together 24 teams – including one led by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton – from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 19 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Stanton and DoubleDutch CEO… Read More →

Sundt Foundation awards $58k in grants to 21 nonprofits

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Sundt Construction, Inc.‘s Phoenix employees have selected 21 local nonprofit organizations to receive Sundt Foundation grants totaling $58,500 for this quarter. The Sundt Foundation was established by Sundt in 1999 to give its employee-owners a means of giving back to their communities. It provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged… Read More →

Q&A: Closing the commercial real estate gender gap

commercial real estate gender gap
by in AZRE Magazine

Though the income differences between men and women in commercial real estate are shrinking, a significant income gap still exists along with a gender gap when it comes to opportunities and advancement. So what can women in the commercial real estate industry do to narrow that gap and create more opportunities? AZRE talks business, leadership… Read More →

Nonprofit launches teen leadership organization

Teen leadership

U & Improved, a Scottsdale-based leadership development and training company, launched a nonprofit organization, U & Improved Leadership Foundation, Inc., after receiving overwhelming support from the U & Improved community. The nonprofit, associated with the weekend-long U the Teen Leader class, is designed to make the program more accessible to more teens. The U & Improved Leadership Foundation will… Read More →