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Valley psychologist creates wearable tech to reduce anxiety, stress

wearable tech

Paradise Valley neuropsychologist Dr. Amy Serin believes she’s found a new way to help people deal with stress and anxiety. Serin created a small device named Buzzies that you can wear on your wrists or in your pockets. Buzzies send signals to the brain and these signals help change the way information is processed, she… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

art
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards… Read More →

Photos: Paradise Valley home sells for $12.75M

Paradise Valley Home

A 14,150-square-foot luxury home in Paradise Valley sold for $12,750,000 million, making it one of the priciest home sales in Arizona.   Photos courtesy of The Joffe Group The home was built in 2009 and sits on a 2.5-acre gated estate. It’s a Georgian Revival-style mansion featuring seven suite bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, detached two-bedroom/two bathroom guest… Read More →

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award at Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

Photos: A home fit for the D-Backs’ CEO

D-backs
by in Home & Design

Have you ever imagined owning the home of one of the most well-liked individuals in Major League Baseball? Now, thanks to Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty, that dream can become a reality. Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall has listed his 6,438-square-foot Paradise Valley home for sale for $2,890,000.   Photos courtesy of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty… Read More →

Andaz Scottsdale will open in November

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa announced plans to open this Fall, November 1., marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in Scottsdale. Located on 23 acres in Paradise Valley, less than two miles north of Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping and renowned Scottsdale dining and entertainment, the resort will feature a unique combination of majestic… Read More →

Ritz-Carlton Residences sell $249M in 1 day

The entire 105-acre project includes a 200-room Ritz-Carlton resort surrounded by 91 single-level villas and 45 single-family homes. (Photo courtesy of Five Star Development)

The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Paradise Valley obtained property reservations for 89 of the 91 villas released at the one-day, private sales event last Saturday totaling $248,760,000. “We believe it was the largest real estate event ever in Arizona,” said Jan Bracamonte, spokeswoman for Five Star Development, the project’s developers. She describes the villas as “the… Read More →

Check out the second priciest home sale in Arizona

home sale
by in Home & Design

A Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty listed home became the second most expensive home to sell in Arizona’s history, and it is beautiful.   Photos courtesy of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty Listed by agent Bob Hassett, this 25,000 square-foot mansion located in North Scottsdale sold for $13,700,000. This is not the first time that Hassett has played a role… Read More →

Valley Partnership takes a look at hospitality industry

Mountain Shadows

Valley Partnership‘s annual monthly breakfast on April 29th will cover two major hospitality projects under construction in Paradise Valley – a new Ritz-Carlton and redevelopment of the iconic Mountain Shadows resort. The panel will feature Christopher Klecka, CFO of Five Star Development (Ritz-Carlton); Scott Lyon, founder and managing partner of Westroc Hospitality (Mountain Shadows); and Jeff… Read More →

Have you ever wanted to live in a glass house? (Slideshow)

The Paradise Valley glass house certainly has a nice view.

Have you ever wanted to live in a glass house? Now’s your chance as this home has floor-to-ceiling glass walls, wrap-around patios, curved walls and clerestory windows that fill the inside with natural light. Russ Lyon | Sotheby’s International Realty says the home is perfect for entertaining guests and hosting large family gatherings.   Frank… Read More →

Pathfinder Partners acquires 90 Phoenix condos

Pathfinder Partners
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Expanding its Arizona multifamily portfolio, San Diego-based Pathfinder Partners LLC acquired 90 units in Aderra Condominiums – a 312-unit upscale community at 11640 N. Tatum Blvd. in the exclusive Paradise Valley neighborhood of Phoenix – for $15 million. According to Lorne Polger, senior managing director of Pathfinder Partners, his firm acquired the condos in a bulk transaction from Real Capital… Read More →

$35M home would set record for priciest in Arizona

Paradise Valley Home

Have you ever wanted to live in a $35 million Paradise Valley mansion? This 36,000 square-foot dream home, Villa Paradiso, could set the record for priciest in Arizona. It’s decked out with 12 car garage, eight bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a home theater, an art gallery, gardens and a pool. Villa Paradiso is located near McDonald Drive… Read More →

$2 billion Ritz-Carlton community approved to build

The entire 105-acre project includes a 200-room Ritz-Carlton resort surrounded by 91 single-level villas and 45 single-family homes. (Photo courtesy of Five Star Development)
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Hospitality

Paradise Valley Town Council approved a $2 billion Ritz-Carlton community to be built that will include a Ritz-Carlton hotel, town homes and retail. The project will include a 352,000 square-foot 200-room Ritz-Carlton hotel, along with 94 single-level villas ranging from 1,700 to 3,000 square-feet and 45 single-family homes ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 square-feet. Located… Read More →

Arizona charter schools turn 20 boasting success

Enterprise Bank & Trust
by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

Nestled between a taco shop, a gas station and a church lies the Gilbert campus of Leading Edge Academy. A former Albertsons grocery store on the strip mall is what the small public school calls home. Leading Edge is one of more than 600 charter schools in Arizona, which has been fostering the often-misunderstood educational… Read More →