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Valley Partnership, CRE community transform Perry Rehabilitation Center

Photo by Shavon Rose/AZ Big Media

On a sun-splashed fall morning, more than 200 volunteers traded their business attire for work clothes to help transform the Perry Rehabilitation Center at the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH). The occasion was Saturday’s 27th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. Each year, Valley Partnership undertakes a community project benefitting a nonprofit organization and dedicates… Read More →

Why more companies are coming to the Valley


When it comes to recruiting new companies to relocate, expand or begin operations in Arizona, it’s all about “getting in the game and the closing the deal.” That was the message delivered at Valley Partnership’s June breakfast before a robust audience at the Phoenix Country Club. Christine Mackay, Economic Development Director for the City of… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona Names Peter Madrid Communications Specialist

by in Newsmakers

  Peter Madrid is joining Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as Communications Specialist. For the past three years, Madrid has served as Editor of Arizona Commercial Real Estate Magazine, overseeing coverage and writing a majority of the editorial content both for print and online. “Peter brings to Cushman & Wakefield a wonderful combination of… Read More →

Goodyear to host small business summit; AZRE editor to be keynote speaker

AZRE - Peter Madrid - Small Business Summit
by in Events | Networking | Seminars

The City of Goodyear’s Economic Development Division, along with Sonoran Technology, will host a Small Business Summit for existing or emerging small businesses in the Southwest Valley from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Tuscany Falls Clubhouse in PebbleCreek, located at 16222 Clubhouse Dr. The summit will feature eight sessions that include topics… Read More →

Editor's Letter: NAIOP Arizona, Indian Country And More

Editor's Letter: NAIOP, Indian Country and More - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in From the Editor

Editor’s Letter: NAIOP Arizona, Indian Country And More Forecasting the commercial real estate market in Arizona is a lot like forecasting the weather in Arizona – you never know what to expect. The September/October issue of AZRE Magazine features our annual NAIOP supplement and its always-compelling roundtable discussion. Our experts say the commercial real estate… Read More →

Editor's Letter: A Glimpse of Arizona's Past, Present, Future

Peter Madrid, AZRE Associate Editor - AZRE Magazine March/April 2011
by in From the Editor

Think of this issue of AZRE Magazine as a kind of time machine. Within its pages, we offer a glimpse of Arizona’s past, present and future in its’ commercial real estate industry. We launch our coverage of Arizona’s Centennial celebration with the theme “Rising from the Desert: 100 Years of Infrastructure.” We rank the top… Read More →

Editor's Letter September/October 2010: A Whole New Ball Game

Editor's Letter - AZRE Magazine September/October 2010
by in From the Editor

A Whole New Ball Game ‘Now batting, Peter Madrid I’m standing at the plate, swinging for the fences. Beads of perspiration trickle down my forehead. My knees feel weak. Here comes the pitch … After more than 30 years as a sportswriter and sports editor at USA Today, the Kansas City Star (Editor-in-Chief’s note: Where… Read More →