NAIOP Arizona Archives

NAIOP Arizona names chairman, board for 2016

by in AZRE Magazine

NAIOP Arizona named Bob Hubbard of LBA Realty as its Chairman for 2016. The commercial real estate industry group also named its new officers, five new board members and re-nominated an existing board member. Hubbard, Vice President at LBA, will be joined by officers Larry Probuba, Vice Chairman, The Opus Group; Matt Mooney, Programs Chair,… Read More →

WESTMARC honors winners of Best of the West Awards


WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, honored West Valley individuals, businesses, and projects at the 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards held on November 5. Nearly 500 business and community leaders and elected officials from throughout the valley gathered in a celebration of the Best of the West. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh was presented with the West Valley Inspiration… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona: Blood, Sweat, and Years


At the helm of NAIOP Arizona, directing it into its fourth decade, is Voit Managing Director Tom Johnston. He has worked in commercial real estate for 19 years and been a member of NAIOP for most of them, he says. “When I first became a member, it was a rocking four years. Everything was grandiose,”… Read More →

Will to Win: The Evolution of NAIOP Arizona

Night at the fights
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 →

NAIOP Arizona speaker sparks ‘interest’ in interest rates thodonal

Signs were there that the Federal Reserve Board was not going to raise interest rates, KC Conway told NAIOP Arizona members at a recent Market Leaders Series. Conway, a third-generation MAI and Counselor of Real Estate with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta, spoke to a standing-room only audience at the offices of Colliers International a day… Read More →

CBRE welcomes Krystal Dill to their team inq
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announced that Krystal Dill has joined the Phoenix location. As the newest member to the team, Ms. Dill will partner with Bryan Taute and Charlie von Arentschildt to provide leasing and investment sale services to agency clients. Focused solely on listing assignments, Ms. Dill will be responsible for managing her team’s active listings, ensuring seamless… Read More →

Dan Patrick headlines NAIOP Arizona event

by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | Networking

Millions listen to Dan Patrick daily, now NAIOP Arizona has made it possible to you to hear him in person. NAIOP Arizona’s annual Signature Speaker Series Event will feature Patrick, one of the most accomplished, popular and versatile commentators in sports media. The event takes place April 30 from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Arizona… Read More →

Bill prohibiting energy usage report fines passed

first solar
by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

A bill supported by NAIOP Arizona and a coalition of 10 other industry groups prohibiting a municipality from requiring an owner, operator or tenant of a business, commercial building or multifamily property from  measuring and reporting energy usage and consumption or face a fine was signed by Gov. Doug Ducey. SB 1241, sponsored by Sen.… Read More →

Best of NAIOP’s 2014 winners announced

Chris Toci of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Investment Broker of the Year, 2014 Best of NAIOP Arizona awards event at the Arizona Biltmore. Courtesy of Peter Madrid, Cushman & Wakefield.

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-AZ release year-end report

Photo of Thursday Night Live, courtesy of NAIOP

From philanthropy to tackling key issues affecting the industry to education and networking, NAIOP Arizona reports that its more than 700 members closed out a successful 2014. Events such as Night at the Fights, the new Signature Speaker Series, Thursday Night Live, the quarterly Market Leaders Series and the golf tournament attracted more than 3,500… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona announces opposition to Prop 480

Arizona Health Care Cuts, AHCCCS

The NAIOP Arizona board of directors has unanimously opposed Prop 480, an item on the Nov. 4 general election ballot that asks Maricopa County voters to approve a $1.4 billion general obligation bond over 27 years for the Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS). If passed, Prop 480 would be the third largest bond issuance in… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona reports philanthropic efforts, achievements

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona staffers (l to r) Blaine Black, Bonnie Machen, Greg Valladao and Patrick Devine flip burgers on the grills at the Human Services Campus in Phoenix.

As part of its philanthropic efforts, NAIOP Arizona has fed almost 13,000 homeless people at the Human Service Campus near Downtown Phoenix and has raised thousands of dollars for Ryan House. In 2013 NAIOP Arizona fed more than 10,000 homeless people as member firms volunteered on 12 Friday afternoons. Given the name “Dream Teams,” NAIOP… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona Elects New Officers, Board Members for 2013

Keaton Merrell
by in Newsmakers

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected new 2013 officers and board members at its annual board meeting on Nov. 6. NAIOP-AZ officers for 2013 are: Chairman Keaton Merrell (above photo), Legacy Capital Advisors; Vice Chair Megan Creecy-Herman, Liberty Property Trust; Programs Chair Tom Johnston, Cushman & Wakefield;… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders Pairs Veterans With Young Professionals

NAIOP Arizona's Developing Leaders - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in Associations

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program designed to pair veteran and young CRE professionals to bolster the industry For a group that has yet to commemorate its first class, NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program has some fairly heady goals. That’s evident by its mission statement: * To Improve the communities in which we develop,… Read More →