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Will to Win: The Evolution of NAIOP Arizona

Night at the fights
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

NAIOP Arizona’s events can draw a crowd. About 750 people attended the group’s signature Night at the Fights event in 2015. However, commercial success was an effort of dozens of chairmen, formerly referred to as presidents. In fact, one former chairman joked that all you had to do was miss the wrong meeting to be “awarded”… Read More →

Ground breaks on 215,000 SF industrial building in Tempe

2040 W Rio Salado Parkway - Liberty Center at Rio Salado - Tempe AZ - co...

Liberty Property Trust has announced that it will break ground on its first industrial development project in Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe, Arizona to meet tenant demand. Development will commence immediately at 2040 W. Rio Salado Parkway, with expected delivery by the end of 2015. Liberty has previously completed two LEED Gold speculative… Read More →

Liberty Center at Rio Salado completes first building

Liberty Center at Rio Salado is a partnership between Liberty Property Trust and Markham Contracting Co.

Liberty Property Trust announced that it has completed the construction of its 155,000 square foot Class A office building, located at 1850 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.  The building opening marks Liberty’s first of up to potentially 11 buildings planned at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, and officially launches the innovative mixed-use business park.… Read More →

Liberty Tolleson Center reaches 100 percent occupancy

Liberty Tolleson Center

Liberty Property Trust announced it has signed a lease with Green Light Direct Services at Liberty Tolleson Center, bringing the 200KSF project to 100 percent occupancy. Green Light Direct Services will move into its new location, 8601 W. Washington Street, in October. Rick Collins of CD Commercial Advisors represented Green Light Direct Services and Tony… Read More →

Megan Creecy-Herman Joins Liberty Property Trust

Megan Creecy-Herman
by in Newsmakers

Liberty Property Trust today announced that Megan Creecy-Herman has joined the company as director of leasing and development. Creecy-Herman will be responsible for marketing the portfolio and working on existing and future development projects throughout the Valley. Creecy-Herman comes to Liberty from EJM Development Co., where she held various positions in leasing, acquisitions and development. That company specializes… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust Buys 3 Buildings In Phoenix And Tolleson

Liberty Property Trust
by in Brokerage | Business News

Liberty Property Trust recently purchased three  Class A buildings for its Arizona portfolio: a flex building in Phoenix and two industrial buildings in Tolleson. “By the close of 2011, our portfolio was nearly 100% leased,” said John DiVall, senior vice president and city manager for Liberty Property Trust’s Arizona region. “We had a number of… Read More →

NAIOP Roundtable 2011

NAIOP Roundtable 2011 - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in Associations

NAIOP Roundtable 2011 The commercial real estate industry is clearly recovering. Companies are absorbing vacant space, build-to-suit development is active and abundant capital is pursuing core real estate. The key question remains, however, how do we compare with the other major markets when it comes to job and population growth? In short, when will the… Read More →

NAIOP Roundtable 2010: Q&A With Members of NAIOP

NAIOP, AZRE Magazine September/October 2010
by in Associations

NAIOP Roundtable 2010: Q&A With Members of NAIOP Members of NAIOP-AZ sat down with AZRE magazine in a roundtable discussion, discussing the state of the local commercial real estate industry. NAIOP Roundtable 2010 Participants: 1 — DW: Deron Webb, Managing Principal, Wentworth Webb & Postal 5 — BM: Bob Mulhern, Managing Director Greater Phoenix, Colliers… Read More →