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Phoenix Sky Harbor sets new passenger record

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport set a new for total passengers in 2015, serving more than 44 million travelers. Year-end numbers have been released and show a 4.5 percent increase in total passengers compared to 2014. The previous record for annual passengers at America’s Friendliest Airport had been set in 2007 when Sky Harbor served… Read More →

Phoenix Kindred Transitional Care Center completed

Kindred Transitional Care Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Medical

The Weitz Company completed the newest Kindred Transitional Care Center located near 19th and Van Buren Streets, making it Kindred’s third transitional center in the Valley. Built near downtown Phoenix at1880 E. Van Buren Street, Kindred is a 120 bed post-acute care facility focused on patient rehabilitation. The facility is a new 3-story, 81,000 square foot structure… Read More →

Phoenix Mountain Park Plaza sells for $9.7M

Mountain Park Plaza
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix negotiated the sale of Mountain Park Plaza on 7th Street and Baseline Road in Phoenix, for $9,665,000. Mindy Korth, executive vice president; and Kirk Kuller, vice president, with Colliers’ Phoenix office represented the seller, Western America Commercial, which is a 19-member Tenant in Common based in Issaquah, Washington. The seller… Read More →

Women entrepreneurs’ boot camp coming May 7

Entrepreneurs

Local entrepreneurial women will be able to get powerful, world-class insights and cutting-edge strategies at the 12th Annual Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter. “The May 7, full-day conference includes two keynote presentations, nine workshops and resources from 50 sponsors and exhibitors, all… Read More →

Using vision and analysis to shape Arizona land

Katie Pushor - AZ Business Magazine October/November 2006

Kuldip Verma’s product cannot to duplicated.  “We don’t make land any more,” said the CEO of Vermaland. “Most of our resources — food, oil, minerals, wood — come from the land. Everything comes out of land. As the population grows, there will be a lot of pressure on the land.”  When it comes to pressure,… Read More →

Topgolf expands digital footprint with acquisition

Top Golf
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Topgolf acquired sports gaming company World Golf Tour (WGT), creating the world’s largest digital golf audience. Topgolf also added two new divisions and is reorganizing its corporate structure with a holding company to support the organization’s rapid growth. The deal represents a convergence of the offline and online golf experience. WGT is the leading web… Read More →

Great Hearts Academies plans new Phoenix campus

Virtual Schools, Online Education

Great Hearts Academies plans to open a new campus in Phoenix that it will build at the northwest corner of 32nd Street and Hearn Road. The campus will serve as a new home to two of the network’s growing academies, Archway North Phoenix and North Phoenix Prep, which opened in 2011 and currently reside in a… Read More →

Valley’s Ronald McDonald Houses set record for visits

Ronald McDonald

With a third house now serving the Valley, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix recorded more family visits than ever during 2015. Ronald McDonald House posted 3,092 family visits during the 12-month period ending on Dec. 31 for a total of 19,926 nights. More than 90 percent of the families staying at Ronald McDonald houses… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards receives 75 nominations

Arizona Citizens for the Arts

Artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses and educators from 27 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards in seven categories. Winners will be announced at the 35th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, March 23 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N. 3rd St. The Governor’s Arts Awards are presented by… Read More →

Redeveloped Phoenix office space sells for $3.9M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

CBRE completed the sale of a commercial property that had been redeveloped into an office space for $3.9 million. The property was formerly a Bally Total Fitness facility, and is located in the Arizona Business Park at 15401 N. 29th Avenue in Phoenix. Ashley Brooks and Jim Bayless with CBRE’s Phoenix office negotiated the transaction.… Read More →

Gear up for Arizona Renaissance Festival

Renaissance Festival, WEB
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Longing for childhood days of make believe? Mythic heroes slaying dragons, sea maidens coming out of the sea, steel clad warriors jousting atop mighty steeds and knights in shining armor saving damsels in distress, this can all be found at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. There is definitely something for the children and the child in… Read More →

Mayor Greg Stanton reveals separation from wife

divorce

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and his wife Nicole Stanton, managing partner of Quarles and Brady’s Phoenix office,  have separated after 10 years of marriage. The two-term mayor made the announcement via a Facebook posting that said, “This is an amicable decision.” The Stantons released the following statement this morning: “After 10 years of marriage that brought us tremendous joy… Read More →

Shopping Malls prepare to make a comeback

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by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight | Retail

If “slow and steady” is the general theme for the 2016 commercial real estate outlook, shopping centers may have a quasi-theme of “rocket boost.” With a lagging economic recovery and what most agree is as an overbuilt retail sector, where exactly will this push occur? The answer may lie in the place most worshipped by… Read More →

SVN Phoenix closes 2015 with $4.5M in deals

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

SVN’s Phoenix office closed out 2015 with $4.5 million worth of sales and leases through collaborative efforts by its retail, office and multifamily teams. SALES Michael Gustafson sold 18,585 square-feet to Pete Coury with Jabbel Holdings, LLC for $2,565,555. The retail property is located at 2737 W. Thunderbird Rd. The Best Buy shops are well-known… Read More →