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NAIOP Young Professional Group pitches Trotting Park development

by in AZRE Magazine

It was an evening of celebration recently as the NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders Young Professional Group (YPG) Mentor Program hosted graduation for the 2016-2017 class at Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa.     Mentors and protégés gathered in a private dining room for a reception, presentations, and a dinner. The 15 protégés, grouped into four teams,… Read More →

REI Distribution Center named NAIOP Project of the Year

by in AZRE Magazine

Merit Partners Inc. and Sunbelt Holdings have been named recipients of the Industrial Project of the Year award by NAIOP for REI Goodyear DC, a distribution center for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), located at PV|303, a master planned business park in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility is the only net zero energy, U.S. Green Building LEED… Read More →

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 →

NAIOP Arizona wins national awards for 2 initiatives

NAIOP Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine

NAIOP Arizona continued its 12-year winning streak of bringing home national awards at the annual Merit Awards gala, earning large-chapter honors for both its Legislative and Communications initiatives. Last year NAIOP Arizona was named Large Chapter of the Year and won the Large Chapter Merit Award for Education. “Our streak of awards including the most recent… Read More →

NAIOP-AZ board elects news officers and board members

nonprofit board member
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected its 2017 officers and board members at its annual board meeting held November 1. The 2017 NAIOP-AZ officers are Chairman of the Board Larry Pobuda, Opus Group; Vice Chairman Matt Mooney, Cousins Properties; Programs Chair Andrew Cheney, Lee & Associates; and… Read More →

How commercial real estate fared at the Capitol this year

Arizona State Capitol
by in AZRE Magazine

Of the 10 issues identified by the NAIOP-AZ Board as top priorities, nine were resolved successfully at the State Legislature this session. In a nutshell, we were able to stave off three property tax shifts to commercial real estate while advancing changes to two bills that protect taxpayer petition and disclosure rights and improve the… Read More →

CBRE’s Chris Marchildon earns NAIOP Developing Leaders Award

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE announced Senior Associate Chris Marchildon has been honored with a prestigious NAIOP Developing Leaders Award for 2016. Now in its 11th year, the national award program honors up-and-coming commercial real estate professionals across the country, 35 years of age and under, for their valued contribution and commitment to the industry. “I am thrilled to… Read More →

What makes an innovation hub innovative?

by in AZRE Magazine

A new study by the NAIOP Research Foundation offers insight into the development and growth of “innovation districts,” an economic development tool based on the notion that entrepreneurship and innovation can be stimulated in environments that both satisfy space needs of companies in different life cycle stages and encourage employees to interact and exchange ideas in a… Read More →

NAIOP appoints Velocity Retail Group’s Darren Pitts to board

Darren Pitts
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

NAIOP Arizona appointed Darren Pitts, executive vice president of Velocity Retail Group, LLC as a new Board member for 2016. Pitts will be joining an existing Board that includes industry leaders from all commercial sectors. Over the past year, NAIOP has focused on increasing the retail dimension within the organization and Pitts’ appointment is part… Read More →

NAIOP Developing Leaders Mentor program names contest winners

NAIOP Developing Leaders
by in AZRE Magazine

A dozen young professionals from all corners of the real estate industry in the Valley were taken under the wings of seasoned veterans in the industry as part of NAIOP’s annual Developing Leaders Mentor Program Protégé Class that recently concluded with a competition and case study presentation. The class is a year-long program where those selected attend educational… Read More →

Lincoln property hires John Orsak

John Orsak
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) Desert West has hired industry veteran John Orsak as Director of Real Estate. Orsak brings 15 years of real estate experience to his new position, with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing and asset management. Orsak previously served as Director of Operations and Project Manager at Hines, and as Senior… Read More →

CRE leaders win big at 2015 Best of NAIOP

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Bob Mulhern, senior managing director at Colliers International, was honored with the Award of Excellence at the 2015 Best of NAIOP last week at the Arizona Biltmore. A NAIOP member since 1994, Mulhern served on the Arizona Board of Directors for 14 years, including stints as president and chairman in 1996. He is currently chair… Read More →

NAIOP honors Bob Mulhern with award of excellence

by in AZRE Magazine

Bob Mulhern, senior managing director of Colliers International in Greater Phoenix, will be honored with the Award of Excellence from NAIOP Arizona at its 2016 Best of NAIOP event on March 24 at the Arizona Biltmore. The NAIOP Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who has made a significant, positive impact on the office and… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona wins Large Chapter of the Year

by in AZRE Magazine

NAIOP Arizona was named Large Chapter of the Year Tuesday at the annual Merit Awards gala held during the 2016 NAIOP Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. NAIOP Arizona keeps alive a winning streak of 11 straight years of bringing home a national award. This is NAIOP Arizona’s second… Read More →