july-august-2012 Archives

Education: Rancho Solana Scottsdale Campus

Rancho Solana Scottsdale
by in AZRE Magazine | Education

Rancho Solana Scottsdale Campus Developer: Mindspring General Contractor: hardison/downey Architect: Ayers/Saint/Gross Broker: CBRE Location: 9180 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale Size: 82,000 SF A new campus will include space for 700 students (300 middle school; 400 high school), dedicated fine arts spaces, learning commons, media center and a full-size soccer/football field. A 23,000 SF student center will also… Read More →

Healthcare: Veterans Affairs Clinic

Veterans Affairs Clinic
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Veterans Affairs Clinic Developer: U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs General Contractor: McShane Construction Co. Architect: Rees Associates Location: NEC S. Val Vista Dr. and S. Market St., Gilbert Size: 60,000 SF A new, 2-story clinic will replace an existing VA healthcare facility in Mesa. The new outpatient clinic will provide healthcare services to more than 19,000 veterans… Read More →

Healthcare: Mountain Ranch Medical Commons

Mountain Ranch Medical Commons
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Mountain Ranch Medical Commons Developer: Irgens General Contractor: Ashworth Construction Architect: 33 North Architects Location: Estrella Parkway and Elliot Rd., Goodyear Size: 18,000 SF Irgens, Banner Health and Estrella by Newland Communities plan to develop the Class A medical office facility on 5.3 acres of land in Estrella. The single story-structure will offer custom-designed medical space, upscale amenities… Read More →

Healthcare: Adelante Mesa

Adelante Mesa
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Adelante Mesa Developer: World Properties General Contractor: LGE Design Build Architect: Cawley Architects Broker: Aaron Kuhl Location: Dobson and Main, Mesa Size: 41,000 SF The $6M medical office building will be located on the East Valley Institute of Technology campus and will be pursuing LEED certification. Expected completion is 3Q 2012. AZRE Magazine July/August 2012 Healthcare: Adelante Mesa was last… Read More →

GoodyTwos Toffee Company Is Sweet On Technology

GoodyTwos Toffee Company

Scottsdale business uses cloud-based iPad app to grow customer base Who would have thought that a business which handcrafts toffee from scratch daily using local ingredients could be a technological innovator? On the heels of its recent expansion into a larger space in Scottsdale, adding a full toffee bar and enhancing its product line, Scottsdale-based GoodyTwos Toffee Company has launched an innovative element into its brand: iPad… Read More →

Women At Grant Thornton Initiative Create An Environment Where Females Can Thrive

Grant Thornton

Stella(r) Leadership For Stella Shanovich, an audit partner at Grant Thornton in Phoenix, her team is anything but a Good Ol’ Boys’ network or a Women-Only Club. It’s a group of men and women focused on building a dynamic, talented team. “However, while inclusivity is key, it is also important to understand women and men are different in the… Read More →

Construction: Project News July/August 2012

Construction Project News - July August 2012
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

BRYCON BUILDING ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY FOR HOPI TRIBE Brycon Construction is the general contractor and Jarratt Architecture is the architect for the $3.5M, 12,000 SF Hopi Assisted Living Facility in the Upper Village of Moenkopi, southeast of Tuba City. The facility is a 16-bed, masonry and wood new ground up. Brycon, working with the Hopi Assisted Living Facility Task… Read More →

Supplying The Demand

Supplying The Demand
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

As vacancy rates shrink, new industrial and office developments could break ground in the Valley Plans for a 600,000 SF spec industrial warehouse in Southwest Phoenix and a 92,000 SF, 2-story office building in Chandler’s Price Corridor are signs that those two property types are making a comeback in Metro Phoenix, some industry experts are cautiously predicting. In January, California-based Doug… Read More →

House Calls Make A Comeback

House Calls

Home Visits From Healthcare Professional Might Be A Better And Cheaper Way Of Providing Treatment Medical care has changed dramatically in the 21st century. The thought of a medical professional turning up at her patient’s home, medical bag in hand, is an old-fashioned and idyllic idea that most of us thought had seen its day. Think again. Medical professionals in the valley are… Read More →

Hope On The Horizon For Industrial And Office Markets

Hope for Industrial and Office Markets
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

As jobs return to Arizona, industry experts predict a brighter future for the industrial and office markets After 4 to 5 years of being bludgeoned, the Metro Phoenix industrial and office markets appear to be on the mend. “It has been our belief that in order for the industrial and office segments to return to health, the Metro Phoenix housing… Read More →

ShopOrganic Provides Natural Products Online

shopOrganic - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2012

shopOrganic provides health-conscious consumers with natural products online Cara Silverstein says passion and connection led to the development of an innovative Arizona-based and womenowned business. “We had all worked closely together at a previous employer,” Silverstein says. “We realized we made a great team and had a complimentary blend of skills to start a business… Read More →

AZ Business Magazine July/August 2012

Az Business Magazine

Arizona Business Magazine July/August 2012 HEAR THEM ROAR The economic downturn affected almost every business. But consider this: women-owned businesses saw sales increase 95.5 percent and employment grow 46.4 percent from 1997-2012, according to an American Express OPEN research report. “It’s amazing the inroads women business owners have made … especially in male-dominated industries,” says… Read More →

AZRE Magazine July/August 2012

July/August 2012 - AZRE Magazine
by in AZRE Magazine

AZRE Magazine July/August 2012 Looking down on an industry that is finally starting to look up I flew out of Sky Harbor International Airport recently and my bird’s eye view of construction cranes reaching to the sky around the Valley offered further proof that the industry is making a comeback. Work is moving along on… Read More →

Karen Finley, Redflex Traffic Systems

Redflex Traffic Systems - Karen Finley

Karen Finley, President and CEO at Redflex Traffic Systems, shares what it is like to be the CEO of Redflex Traffic Systems and gives advise to women who aspire to have a C-Level managment job. Are there misconceptions about Redflex? One of the myths about the photo-enforcement industry is that we are always filming everybody.… Read More →