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New co-working space opening at SkySong

A new co-working space will be unveiled on October 19 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center — and will feature some incredible pieces of old-time Americana. The space is located on the ground floor in SkySong 1, and is named 1951@SkySong for the year Scottsdale was incorporated. The space is a next step in… Read More →

And the 2016 winners of RED Awards are …

by in AZRE Magazine

Every year, AZRE magazine recognizes the best projects, leading brokerage teams and top companies in Arizona commercial real estate at the Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. On Thursday March 3, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, AZRE magazine presented the 11th annual RED Awards. Take a look at our 2016 winners.   Photos: Mike Mertes… Read More →

Meet the RED Awards Community Impact winner

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by in AZRE Magazine

Have you ever conceptualized a western town schematic — with blueprints — in the fourth grade? Michael Pollack has. From a young age, Pollack, president and founder of Michael A. Pollack Real Estate Investments, was already contemplating how to make the world a better place — one project at a time. Immediately following high school… Read More →

Michael Pollack donates $50,000 to Goodwill

Over the years, Michael Pollack has generously donated $4.6 million dollars between his cash donations, discounted/free rent and other in-kind contributions to Goodwill of Central Arizona.  This week, Pollack announced he will donate $50,000 to Goodwill’s primary fundraiser, Evening of Goodwill in October. “He has been a long-standing supporter of Goodwill and we appreciate his… Read More →

Michael Pollack unveils biggest challenge of career

Real estate entrepreneur and Valley philanthropist Michael Pollack of Pollack Investments has transformed hundreds of shopping centers, totaling more than 10-million square-feet of space, but never in his 40+ years of rehabbing centers has Pollack made this dramatic of a transformation until now. Pollack unveiled his rehabilitated shopping center at Gilbert and Ray Roads in Gilbert,… Read More →

Michael Pollack closes February with $10M shopping center sale

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | New to Market | Retail

Real Estate Entrepreneur Michael Pollack ends February with the $9.9 million sale of Bethany Square Shopping Center, a 100,000 square-foot mixed use center located at the northeast corner of 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix.   The owner and CEO of Mesa based Pollack Investments purchased the center in 1997 for $2.8 million. At the time the center was at… Read More →

Michael Pollack donates to Women of Power International

by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

The well-being of women and children in a community is vital to its growth and prosperity. No other entrepreneur knows this better than Michael Pollack, president of Mesa-based Pollack Investments. The Valley real estate mogul is once again donating to Women of Power International (WOPI) to continue his unrelenting dedication to the community. This year,… Read More →

Michael Pollack to Make National TV Debut in ‘Barry’d Treasure’

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

It’s no secret, Valley real estate entrepreneur Michael Pollack, of Pollack Investments loves collecting rare memorabilia.  From his sought after Frank Polk Slot Machine collection to owning the largest 3D Advertising Museum in the World to a beautiful collection of rare Baranger displays, Pollack owns some of the biggest and most sought after collections around… Read More →

Michael Pollack Closes Chapter With Sale of 3 Main Street Retail Parcels in Mesa

by in Brokerage | Business News | Investment

  Michael Pollack, owner of Mesa-based Pollack Investments, started the month of May with a $2M sale of three remaining parcels of retail space near Main and 63rd streets in East Mesa. Mesa Main Plaza LLC out of Salt Lake City purchased 6209, 6215 and 6247 E. Main St. for almost $2M from Pollack Investments… Read More →

Gilbert Strip Mall with Horse Atop is About to Get Long Overdue Makeover

by in Brokerage | Business News

    Over the past 20 years Michael Pollack has purchased dozens of distressed properties only to later renovate and reposition the property, but never before has this Valley real estate mogul purchased a strip mall simply because it looked bad and had a fiberglass horse atop it. That changed recently when Pollack purchased the… Read More →

Pollack donates $1 million to Goodwill

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Austin Powers said it. Michael Pollack is doing it. One million dollars. When Pollack says he wants to put Arizonans back to work he is literally putting his money where his mouth is.  Once again this week one of the Valley’s most generous entrepreneurs has reached into his pocketbook donating $100,000 to Goodwill of Central Arizona.… Read More →

Developer Re-Energizing Another Valley Commercial Center

Cave Creek Commercial Center

Valley real estate investor Michael Pollack purchased a Phoenix commercial center with plans of re-investing in the neighborhood and renovating the neglected center. Pollack purchased the 25,000 SF commercial center, which sits at the corner of Cave Creek Rd. and Grandview this past month for about $750,000. With just a few tenants currently renting space, Pollack says he… Read More →

Michael Pollack, Real Estate Investments

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Michael Pollack discusses his experience in the real estate industry in Arizona. Michael Pollack Title: President and Founder Company: Real Estate Investments What was it about the real estate industry that attracted you? My grandfather and father were in the real estate industry. Growing up, all I really knew was real estate. When I was… Read More →