Oro Valley Archives

New independent financial advisory firm opens in Arizona


After serving the community for more than five years as a partner with Strategy Financial Group, Andrew Rafal announced the opening of his new, independent, investment advisory firm, Bayntree Wealth Advisors. With a new tag line “You Dream. We Plan.” Rafal will continue serving his clients throughout Arizona and the United States by working to help them… Read More →

Maracay breaks ground on new Tucson community

Photo by Tucson photographer Martha Lochert.

Construction is underway on Maracay Homes’ newest residential community, Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct, gated neighborhoods emerging on one of the final – and best – remaining parcels within the celebrated Rancho Vistoso master-planned community in Oro Valley. Maracay officially broke ground on the community’s model home complex, Tuesday, Oct. 6.,… Read More →

Luxury multifamily development opens in Oro Valley

The Villas at San Dorado

Almost a year after breaking ground, Mark-Taylor has opened its first luxury multifamily development in Pima County, the Villas at San Dorado. The community is part of a mixed-use development set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Located at the southeast corner of First Avenue and Oracle Road (10730 N. Oracle Road),… Read More →

ACTUS Biotechnology Leases Office in Oro Valley

405 W. Cool Dr, CBRE
by in Brokerage

CBRE has completed a 1,793-square-foot office lease at 405 W. Cool Dr. in Oro Valley, Ariz. The tenant, technology development company ACTUS Biotechnology, relocates from its current space in Oro Valley in anticipation of growth. Jeff Casper and David Montijo with CBRE’s Tucson office represented the landlord, Tucson-based Louey Holdings LLC, in negotiating the lease… Read More →

BIO5-TGen collaboration targets Alzheimer’s disease

by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

BIO5 Oro Valley today announced a collaboration with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to develop new therapies for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. BIO5 Oro Valley co-Director and University of Arizona College of Pharmacy medicinal chemist Dr. Christopher Hulme’s collaborative effort with TGen Assistant Professor Dr. Travis Dunckley will focus on… Read More →

BASIS Selects Eastmark for Its Next East Valley School

by in Business News | Education | Real Estate

The nationally renowned charter school BASIS has selected Eastmark for its next East Valley campus. Construction on BASIS Mesa at Eastmark commences in March 2013.  The new school is set to open fall 2013. “BASIS is our first 5-12 educational partner and a perfect fit for this community.  Eastmark’s central location in the East Valley… Read More →

Things To Do In Arizona: Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2, Photo: Flickr, C. G. P. Grey, www.CGPGrey.com
by in Play

Participate in something unique this summer that will not only educate, but help you get involved in your community — Biosphere 2. Located north of Tuscon, Ariz., sitting at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Biosphere 2 is a center of research, outreach, teaching and learning all about the Earth. But during your visit, you’ll… Read More →