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Brokers, developers and projects honored at 2016 Best of NAIOP

by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP honored developers, projects and brokers at its 2016 Best of NAIOP awards. This year, Grady Gammage Jr., a real estate and zoning attorney who was a founder of Gammage & Burnham, received the Award of Excellence at the ceremony, which was held at the Arizona Biltmore. Gammage has had a long career, which… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2017 chair, board members

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership named Brett Hopper, development consultant at The OPUS Group, as its 2017 Chair. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members representing Pederson Group, Land Advisors, Hines, City of Phoenix and Macerich. “As Valley Partnership’s 2017 Chair, I look forward to drawing from the expertise and experience of my peers… Read More →

Liberty signs first tenants at Liberty Logistics Center II

Liberty Logistics Center II
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Leases for the first two tenants at the 72-acre Phoenix industrial park, Liberty Logistics Center II, were recently signed, according to Liberty Property Trust. Essendant Co. will take up 60 percent of the second building at the center that is planned to be completed this summer, in a pre-lease for 261,880 square feet of space at… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust fills nearly finished Rio Salado office

by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has executed two new leases, filling its nearly complete 135,663 square foot speculative office building at 1930 West Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe. DriveTime Automotive Group, an existing tenant in 1720 West Rio Salado Parkway at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, will expand into 65,889 square feet of… Read More →

Valley Partnership adds 2 new board members

JLL
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership announced the addition of two Valley industry leaders to the board. Liberty Property Trust Senior Vice President John DiVall and El Dorado Holdings, Inc. President Jim Kenny will join the Valley Partnership board effective immediately. “Valley Partnership is pleased to welcome John and Jim to our board,” said Cheryl Lombard, Valley Partnership President… Read More →

Liberty Property Trust hits 82% occupancy at industrial center

Dexcom
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Liberty Property Trust signed a lease with Express Scripts for 81,300 square-feet of space at 2040 West Rio Salado Parkway in Liberty Center at Rio Salado located in Tempe. The building, which is now 82 percent leased, is the first light industrial development at the park. “Liberty Center at Rio Salado continues to attract top companies,” said John DiVall, senior vice… Read More →

Developer announces 222K SF Phoenix industrial project

Phoenix Warehouse
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial | New to Market

Liberty Property Trust Thursday announced that it will break ground on its first building this spring at Liberty Logistics Center II, a new 73-acre industrial park located at the corner of 71st Avenue and Buckeye Road in Phoenix. The 222,910 square foot distribution facility is the first of the 1.5 million square feet of multi-tenant industrial… Read More →

Will to Win: The Evolution of NAIOP Arizona

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

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 →

Best of NAIOP’s 2014 winners announced

Kurt Rosene, head of NOVO Development, was honored with the Award of Excellence at the 2014 Best of NAIOP event at the Arizona Biltmore. Prior to helping found NOVO, Rosene directed land property development throughout North America for The Alter Group. While with Alter, Rosene oversaw more than 5 million square feet of real estate… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona announces new chairman, board members

NAIOP Roundtable 2011 - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

NAIOP Arizona named Tom Johnston of Voit Real Estate Services as its Chairman for 2015. The industry group also named new officers, three new board members and re-nominated an existing board member. Johnston, Managing Director at Voit, will be joined by new officers Bob Hubbard, Vice Chairman, LBA Realty; Larry Pobuda, Programs Chair, The Opus… Read More →

DriveTime Automotive signs 96KSF lease at Liberty Center

Liberty Property Trust announced the signing of a 96,000 square foot lease with DriveTime Automotive Group for a new corporate headquarters in Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe.  It will be the third class-A office building that Liberty will deliver at its newly launched park since construction began in the fourth quarter of 2013.… Read More →

Megan Creecy-Herman takes the helm of NAIOP-AZ

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Megan Creecy-Herman, Senior Director, Leasing & Development at Liberty Property Trust, has worked in commercial real estate for 11 years, 10 of which have been as a member of NAIOP. In 2013, the 33-year-old was the first female chair of NAIOP Arizona and one of the youngest in the country to hold that position. She… Read More →

Liberty Center at Rio Salado completes first building

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 →