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Construction commences on $50M renovation of Renaissance Square

Renaissance Square

Construction commenced today on phase one of a $50 million renovation of Renaissance Square, Downtown Phoenix’s iconic office towers at 2 and 40 N. Central Avenue. In a joint venture, Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., and Cypress Office Properties, LLC, purchased Renaissance square from Hines U.S. Core Office Fund, L.P last year for $151.25 million. The $10 million first… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Arizona Chapter of HSMAI announces 2017 board

The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International — HSMAI — announced it’s 2017 Board of Directors to lead the association. Board of Directors for 2017 are President Erik Dorr, Intelity; Immediate Past President Kelly Murphy, CMP, CHME, Phoenix Convention Center & Venues; President-Elect Rochelle Barton, Topgolf Gilbert; Vice-President Jim Kenney, Infor;… Read More →

Venture Madness names Top 16 Finalists

Invest Southwest, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, selected the top 16 companies that will advance to the live-demo portion of the 2017 Venture Madness competition. The competition launched in January, giving 64 early-stage companies in the Southwest a chance at part of the $20,000 prize and an opportunity to potentially receive up to $300,000… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards… Read More →

Construction on largest APS solar plant finished

APS Solar Plant
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Arizona Public Service‘s (APS) largest solar plant to date was recently completed in Red Rock, Arizona, nearly 40 miles Northwest of Tucson near Interstate 10. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. finished the 40 megawatt, 400-acre solar plant at 25990 E. Camino Adelante Rd., for APS. The plant has 2,286 single-axis trackers supporting 182,880 photovoltaic panels. Construction on… Read More →

10 things to watch in banking in 2017

banking
by in AZ Business Magazine | Banking

Banks put a tremendous number of man hours and pour a staggering amount of resources in analytics so they can better understand, navigate and predict their risk environment. But there are some things that just cannot be predicted and banking leaders have to sit back and take a wait-and-see attitude. Technology, politics, interest rates and… Read More →

Social Venture Partners Arizona announces semifinalists

Chandler Innovation Center

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

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’

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 →