Marina Heights Archives

Phoenix office sector finishes 2015 on upswing

Miller Russell Associates
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

The Phoenix office sector took a strong turn to finish the fourth quarter in solid fashion. The year started off slow, but picked up momentum as the year progressed and accelerated the pace into the final months, according to a Lee & Associates report. Most all major indicators were positive for the quarter and for… Read More →

State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

Marina Heights rendering courtesy of DAVIS.

In the first half of 2016, State Farm plans to hire 1,000 employees in the greater Phoenix area, and will hold a job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in Mesa. The insurance firm plans to add more employees as it expands in the Phoenix area throughout the year. State Farm announced earlier in January it… Read More →

State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

Marina heights dusk(c) 2013 DAVIS

State Farm will be holding a Career Fair January 12, to help fill openings for its expansion in the greater Phoenix area. The company will hire up to 1000 employees in the first half of 2016 and additional hiring will continue throughout the year. The one-day Career Fair will focus on generating a candidate pool… Read More →

Marina Heights earns AMCA 2015 Project of the Year

Marina heights dusk(c) 2013 DAVIS
by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight | Office

Ryan Companies US Inc.’s two million square foot Marina Heights project has been awarded the Associated Minority Contractors of America (AMCA) 2015 Project of the Year for the first of five office towers to open at Marina Heights, Building D. Ryan has a long-standing commitment to the inclusion of Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) on its construction projects. Through Ryan’s… Read More →

Ryan Companies earns SHARP Award for safety record

Marina heights dusk(c) 2013 DAVIS

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has been awarded Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Accreditation by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) for the Marina Heights project — the 5-building, 2 million square foot project on Rio Salado Parkway immediately south of Tempe Town Lake. Ryan is one of only two companies to… Read More →

East Valley Market Update

Country Club light rail station

The East Valley is lit. In October, Marina Heights will begin lighting up its floors on the State Farm campus in Tempe and earlier this month, Mesa began seeing more of the light rail. The East Valley is comprised of submarkets on fire, thanks to the educated workforce coming out of higher education institutions. Tech… Read More →

Wood Partners’ Alta Tempe averaging 30 leases per month

Alta Tempe Apartments, ALTA TEMPE, Phoenix Commercial Real Estat
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Upscale apartments with luxurious amenities are in high demand near the new Marina Heights office development, where developer Wood Partners is averaging 30 leases a month at its new Alta Tempe complex. The 296-unit community is uniquely positioned to serve residents seeking proximity to the state’s largest office park when it’s complete in 2017, as well as easy access… Read More →

RED Awards 2015: Developer of the Year

2015 RED Award logo
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →

RED Awards 2015: Lifetime Achievement Award

Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →

Ticket To Ride: NAIOP Arizona Tempe Tour

Stop 1: Hayden Ferry Lakeside III
by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

The NAIOP bus tour is kicking back into gear this fall with plans to roll through the largest hub for Valley development — downtown Tempe. Tour trollies will cycle through stops at Marina Heights, Hayden Ferry Lakeside and Liberty Center at Rio Salado, where participants may network and meet the sites’ respective developers. “The biggest… Read More →

A valley of partners

Marina Heights is a development partnership between Ryan Companies and Sunbelt Holdings. Fellow Valley Partnership member Cushman & Wakefield was awarded the leasing assignment.

When Valley Partnership was founded 27 years ago, it was on the principles of responsible development. It has since grown to thousands of members throughout the commercial real estate community.

Marina Heights hosts National Fall Prevention Stand Down

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Ryan Companies US, Inc., co-developer with Sunbelt Holdings and builder of Marina Heights at Tempe Town Lake, hosted Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) federal officials and Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) state officials this week to honor the National Fall Prevention Stand Down. The purpose of the “Safety Stand Down” is… Read More →

RECon 2014 to address retail market trends

USA Place, the new headquarters in Tempe for USA Basketball, will feature 180,000 SF of retail – including a grocery store on this corner. Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona has the retail leasing assignment.

The good news for the Metro Phoenix retail market as 2013 ended was that net absorption topped 3 million square feet, up from 2.7 MSF in 2012. Some of that momentum has carried over as vacancy in the Valley in 1Q 2014 declined 70 basis points over the same period last year to 10.3 percent.… Read More →

Wood Partners to Break Ground on Alta Tempe, 296-Unit Luxury Apartment Building in Tempe

Loop 202 - AZ Business Magazine Oct/Nov 2006
by in Multi-Family | New to Market

Wood Partners will break ground in early 2014 on Alta Tempe, a 296-unit luxury apartment complex at University Drive and Dorsey Lane near the new Marina Heights, which will be the state’s largest office park when it is completed. Construction of the 270,000-square-foot apartment building, situated on 7.1 acres, should be complete by June 2015.… Read More →