P.B. Bell Archives

P.B. Bell breaks ground on Arista at Ocotillo

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Multi-Family

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development, management and acquisitions, is marking the groundbreaking of its latest project, a resort-style community within the Ocotillo master-planned community in Chandler, Arizona. Arista at Ocotillo is being developed with joint venture partner Gilbane Development Company. MT Builders will partner with the team to bring Arista to life.  The… Read More →

Technology shakes up how projects are planned, scheduled and built

Over the last 10 years, innovations in technology have disrupted many of the industries across the world allowing for improved efficiency, savings and quality. The construction industry is no different. Although, Jim Rogers, a well-known construction management and industry expert, says, “Construction lags behind other industries like manufacturing that have more quickly adopted and implemented… Read More →

P.B. Bell names three new directors

Debra Schooler
by in AZRE Magazine | Real Estate

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development, management and acquisitions, has named three new directors to its corporate team based in Scottsdale. Kristina Rauscher and Charlie Koznick join P.B. Bell, respectively, as marketing director and acquisitions director. Arian Ploszaj, who previously served as P.B. Bell’s marketing director, has transitioned to a new role as… Read More →

P.B. Bell’s Velaire at Aspera earns two awards

by in AZRE Magazine

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development, management and acquisitions, has been recognized for its commitment to excellent customer service and for community design for its newest community, Velaire at Aspera. The luxury apartment community within the Aspera mixed-use development in Glendale, Arizona opened about a year ago. Velaire received a J Turner Award… Read More →

2017 RED Awards: And the winner is…

2017 RED Awards
by in AZRE Magazine

This year at the 12th annual Real Estate and Development (RED) Awards, AZRE recognized the top commercial real estate projects completed in 2016 along with the companies and people who made each one possible. Each year, AZRE receives hundreds of project nominations to be considered for a RED Award. Ultimately, three finalists projects are selected for each… Read More →

40 Commercial real estate companies to watch in 2017

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine

This year, experts still see Arizona as a hotspot for commercial real estate activity and development. While activity in other markets across the nation is starting to fizzle out, Arizona has yet to enter the ninth inning of the business cycle as a result of its slow and steady recovery following the recession. AZRE identifies… Read More →

2017 Outlook: Multifamily looking steady

Vacancy rates remain low despite the ongoing delivery of new high-end multifamily units. As long as vacancy remains in check, the multifamily market will remain strong in the Valley, which reports the average volume and sale price per unit is higher than 2007’s peak. Metro Phoenix set a new record for multifamily last year for… Read More →

P.B. Bell breaks ground on Uptown Phoenix apartments

Uptown Phoenix apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Multi-Family

Multifamily housing developer, P.B. Bell, started construction on The Curve at Melrose, a new luxury apartment community positioned within the Melrose District in downtown Phoenix. Located at the northeast corner of Glenrosa Avenue and 6th Drive, The Curve at Melrose will offer 204 luxury apartment homes in a vibrant and eclectic urban neighborhood positioned within walking distance… Read More →

AZRE Forum recap and Live Blog

AZRE Forum
by in AZRE Magazine

Last night, AZ Big Media hosted the AZRE Forum, where a packed crowd of commercial real estate pros listened in on a mid-year market update from some of the Valley’s premiere experts.   Photos by Shannon Finn and Mike Mertes About 300 people were in attendance and they heard a breakdown on the state of the… Read More →

Velaire at Aspera officially opens in Glendale

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

P.B. Bell has opened Velaire at Aspera, a luxury apartment community within the long-awaited Aspera mixed-use development in Glendale, Arizona. Velaire at Aspera is the third new community P.B. Bell has opened since late September. Located at 75th Avenue and the Agua Fria Loop 101 Freeway, Velaire at Aspera offers 286 luxury apartment homes in a resort-like… Read More →

P.B. Bell adds marketing director and project managers

Eric Forshee
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Real estate management firm, P.B. Bell, added a trio of industry professionals to its corporate team based in Scottsdale. Arian Ploszaj has joined P.B. Bell as marketing director, while Tim Donhauser and Trey Brandt have been named as new development project managers. Ploszaj brings more than 10 years of commercial marketing experience to P.B. Bell, a… Read More →

P.B. Bell opens new luxury apartments (Photos)

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

P.B. Bell opened its newest community, Escape, near Highland Avenue and 16th Street in Phoenix in late March. The community is located near the Biltmore and Esplanade shopping and nightlife areas, featuring 244 luxury apartment homes in a resort-style setting featuring an urban, contemporary aesthetic.   The four-story, interior corridor community wraps around an expansive, posh pool,… Read More →

SimonCRE to build multi-tenant retail building at Aspera

Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE purchased +/-1.26 acres of land at the NWC of 75th Avenue and Loop 101 in Glendale and will build a +/-7,908 SF multi-tenant retail building in the mixed-use center called Aspera at Joy. Prior to closing, SimonCRE locked in signed leases with Starbucks, Herbal Nails & Spa and Fired Pie Pizza.… Read More →

CBRE completes $33.5M sale of Gilbert apartments

CBRE has completed the sale of Bayside at the Islands, a 272-unit apartment community located at 1300 West Warner Road in Gilbert, Arizona. The property commanded a sale price of $33.5 million and was 96% occupied at time of sale. Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch with CBRE’s Phoenix office negotiated the… Read More →