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Plaza Companies - Baptist Medical

Plaza Companies Boosts Leasing Numbers With $6.7M In New Deals

Plaza Companies enjoyed a strong second quarter of leasing activity while also enhancing its leasing team in the process.

The company signed a total of $6.7M in new leases in 2Q 2012, with a total of 35 lease transactions representing 88,000 SF.

The strong activity came as Plaza also took steps to enhance its leasing team. Margaret Lloyd has been promoted to a Vice President Brokerage Services position, and Melynn Wakeman has joined the Plaza team as Vice President Brokerage services.

Wakeman comes to Plaza after serving as the Manager of Network Real Estate Leasing and Property Management for John C. Lincoln Health Network, where she managed all components of the corporate real estate department including leasing transactions, property management, operations and tenant improvement projects.

Additionally, Carol Kleinberg joined Plaza earlier in the second quarter as Director of Strategic Alliances and her efforts strengthen the depth of the Leasing and Property Management Divisions. Kleinberg and the rest of the Plaza team including Howard Schweibert, Senior Portfolio Manager and Leasing Specialist; Scott Rubin, Senior Portfolio Manager, together successfully impacted the portfolio.

Some of the highlighted properties include:

  • Plaza Companies represented Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Centers (AKDHC) in a new lease transaction for space in The Financial Center building in Phoenix. AKDHC signed a seven-year agreement for a 11,696 SF space at the center.
  • Paul Marischen, D.D.S. leased 1,100 SF at Plaza del Rio Dental Arts Plaza located within the Plaza del Rio medical campus.
  • Plaza Town Center signed 2,300 SF of retail-related leases.
  • Heart & Vascular Center of Arizona signed a lease for 1,658 SF at Boswell Medical Plaza in Sun City.
  • Vibrant Care Outpatient Rehabilitation Center renewed their lease on a 2,833 SF space in Palm Valley Medical Plaza in Goodyear.
  • Mendoza Medical LLC signed a new lease for a 1,572 SF space in Desert Life Medical in Tucson.
  • Sonoran Heart Institute signed a new lease for a 3,383 SF space at Baptist Medical Plaza in Phoenix.
  • Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology expanded their space at Banner Estrella Medical Plaza with a new lease for an additional 2,117 SF in Phoenix.

“We were pleased to have enjoyed a very strong second quarter of leasing activity, while at the same time taking steps to further enhance our leasing team,” said Sharon Harper, President & CEO of Plaza Companies.

“The addition of Melynn and Carol, combined with the promotion of Margaret Lloyd to Vice President Brokerage Services, creates a formidable leasing team for our company that will lead to increased leasing activity well into the future.”

For more information on Plaza Companies, visit www.theplazaco.com.

Plaza Companies - Margaret Lloyd

Plaza Companies Promotes Lloyd To VP Brokerage Services

Margaret Lloyd, previously the Plaza Companies’ medical leasing specialist, has been promoted to vice president of Brokerage Services.

Responsible for some of the most significant properties in the Plaza Companies portfolio, Lloyd also represents additional important institutional and privately owned properties throughout Arizona.

With more than 29 years of experience, Lloyd had previously worked with Grubb & Ellis Commercial Brokerage and later was recruited as VP of leasing for The Pederson Group. Since joining the Plaza Companies in 2010, she has focused on leasing and sales of more than 1 MSF of medical office properties.

She graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in Communications, serves on the Healthcare Leadership Council for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and is an active member of Lambda Alpha International.

The following properties are just a few listed within her portfolio:

  • Plaza Del Rio Campus: Medical Center I, II, III, V – Peoria;
  • Plaza Town Center – Peoria;
  • Boswell Hospital Campus (11 buildings) – Sun City;
  • Thunderbird Medical, Glendale;
  • Baptist Medical, Phoenix;
  • Paseo Village, Glendale;
  • Plaza Medical and Research I
  • Estrella Medical Plaza

A signature accomplishment under Lloyd’s leadership was BioInspire.  A collaborative effort and partnership between the City of Peoria, Plaza Companies and BioAccel, BioInspire is a major commitment to the medical device industry in Peoria.

Coupled with innovative incentives from the City of Peoria, and in conjunction with BioAccel, the operator, Lloyd successfully coordinated the efforts to finalize a state-of-the-art wet lab space build out to accommodate six medical device incubation companies and she is part of the leadership team recruiting medical device companies from around the country to the City of Peoria and to her buildings.

“Margaret has represented some of the finest developers, owners and tenants in the medical, retail, and office industries,” said Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies. “Her experience in landlord and tenant representation for both leasing and sales is just superb.”

“I am excited to grow in my new position within Plaza Companies,” Lloyd said. “I strive to provide exceptional service to our clients and tenants and will continue to work diligently on behalf of Plaza and the companies we partner with to create tremendous value for our clients in my new role.”

For more information on Plaza Companies, visit their website at www.theplazaco.com.

Plaza Companies Strong 3Q

Plaza Companies Posts Strong 3Q

Plaza Companies Posts Strong 3Q With More Than $8M in New Leases

Plaza Companies’ leasing team generated more than $8M in new and renewal leases in 3Q 2011.

The third quarter included 40 lease transactions totaling 88,000 SF throughout Plaza’s leasing communities in the West Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson.

The Plaza leasing team members involved with the 40 leases were Plaza Leasing Specialists Megan Sherwood, Bettina Hunt and Margaret Lloyd.  Together, the leases and the company’s overall track record solidified Plaza’s place among the top 20 leasing firms in the Valley.

Some of the larger leases included:

Sonoran Life Solutions renewed and expanded their lease for 2,373 SF of space at Plaza Del Rio Medical Center II in Peoria.

Banner Medical Group committed to a 5-year lease at Thunderbird Medical in Glendale.

Najeet Gandhok, M.D. and David Kahn, M.D., of Sonoran Hematology, renewed and expanded their lease for 4,459 SF at Boswell West Medical Plaza in Sun City.

Family Practice Associates signed a lease for 3,538 SF of space in Paseo Medical and Dental in Glendale.

Heartland Health Therapy signed a 5-year lease at Estrella Medical Plaza in Phoenix.

Maryvale Pediatric Specialists signed a five-year lease for 3,317 SF at Rancho Santa Fe Center in Avondale.

George T. Christakos, DDS of Christakos Family Dentistry renewed their lease of 2,300 SF at Princess Medical Center in Scottsdale.

Darren Flowers, M.D. committed to an 8-year lease at Anthem Medical Plaza.

“We are pleased about the ongoing success on the leasing front, thanks to the focus by Plaza Companies team and their influence in the local commercial real estate industry,” says Sharon Harper, president & CEO of Plaza Companies.  “This level of success really shows the expertise, depth of resources and reach our entire leasing team brings to each transaction.”

For more information about Plaza Companies, visit www.theplazaco.com.

[stextbox id=”grey”]Plaza Companies, founded in 1982, is a full-service real estate firm specializing in the development, construction, leasing and management of medical office properties, technology and bioscience facilities, mixed-use properties and senior housing communities.[/stextbox]