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Fueled by optimism: Residential Real Estate heats up

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Development

“You can never have too much of a good thing,” or so the saying goes. But that’s not true when it comes to residential real estate in Metro Phoenix. “Arizona continues to have a shortage of listing inventory, especially less than $300,000,” says Trudy Moore, designated broker at HomeSmart. “First-time home buyers make up a… Read More →

Wildflower Bread Company opening Central Phoenix location

Wildflower Bread Company

Wildflower Bread Company is opening up its newest location late this summer at the Central Phoenix infill development project, Crown on 7th, early this summer near Seventh Street and Bethany Home Road. Darren George, vice president of Development for Wildflower Bread Company, says they’ve long wanted to be a part of this neighborhood. “A core tenet of our… Read More →

Az Business magazine launches ‘Silicon Desert Insider’

Arizona is home to a diverse range of startups and technology firms that are changing the state’s economy. And many of these firms have big success stories. As more success stories happen, more innovations are found and issues arise, we here at Az Business magazine want to keep a pulse on this growing technology community –… Read More →

Arizona Science Center receives $100,000 grant from Thunderbirds

Arizona School Choice Trust

Arizona Science Center is on a mission to bring an increased focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics – the subjects commonly referred to as STEM – to teachers, students and families across Arizona through its innovative, signature STEM Extravaganza program. Thunderbirds Charities awarded Arizona Science Center $100,000 in grant funding to help provide customized… Read More →

Report: 2016 Phoenix land sales saw steady improvement

by in AZRE Magazine

The Greater Phoenix housing market maintained its pace of steady improvement in the last six months of 2016, which encouraged an acceleration in land sales. Total land activity was nearly identical to 2015 and projections indicate continued momentum throughout this year, according to a report released by Colliers International in Greater Phoenix. Permitting for both… Read More →

2 Phoenix industrial buildings sell for $4.8M

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Two industrial investment buildings at 3249 & 3259 E. Harbour Dr. were bought for $4.8 million by Tashi G Zouras, Trustee, according to Commercial Properties Inc./CORFAC International. The buildings equaled approximately 42,001 square feet and are located in Southbank Business Center, just off the I-10 and 40th Street. Ron Schooler of CPI’s Investment Specialist Team… Read More →

CBIZ Plaza sells in Midtown for $26M

Cushman & Wakefield

A midtown office tower, near Central Avenue and Thomas Road, was sold to Houston-based Riva Ridge Development from Miami-based LNR Property Corporation for $26 million, which included fees assessed by an auction company, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The CBIZ Plaza is located at 3101 and 3111 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix, across the street… Read More →

Phoenix sets ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goal

Air Quality

The Phoenix City Council this week unanimously approved an ambitious new goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40 percent within its own operations by 2025. The City Council took action after hearing an update on the city’s progress towards its long term goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city.   “Phoenix has authored one of… Read More →

John Mayer is coming to Talking Stick Resort Arena

by in Experience AZ Magazine

A summer leg has been added to John Mayer’s Search for Everything World Tour, which will launch on Tuesday, July 18 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at Isleta Amphitheater and make a stop in Phoenix on August 1 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.  Each concert on the tour will be comprised of full band, solo acoustic… Read More →

Happy Together Tour returns to Phoenix in July

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Music fans celebrate the best music of the sixties and seventies when The Happy Together Tour returns to Phoenix at Celebrity Theatre on Friday, July 21st featuring the biggest hits of the era. Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, February 27th. This year the tour will include six headline artists with 53 Billboard… Read More →

GPEC releases new global trade and investment strategy

Ample sunshine, decent weather, luxury resorts and great attractions make many think Arizona’s central industry is tourism. Soon, the world could be thinking of Arizona as a hub of sensor technology, if the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) newest global trade and investment strategy pans out. During a Wednesday announcement, GPEC released the Metro Phoenix… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

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 →

Report: Phoenix posts $4.97 billion in apartment sales in 2016

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

By all accounts, the Phoenix MSA multifamily market had an absolute banner 2016 investment year fueled, in large part, by both robust jobs and population growth. On the jobs front, Phoenix area economic development officials worked overtime in luring a whole host of corporate/regional office relocations, tech/manufacturing company openings and existing business expansions. Top job… Read More →

How has Phoenix lost its ‘low-cost alternative’ label?

by in AZ Business Magazine

For a long time, Phoenix was touted as the low-cost alternative for companies looking to relocate or expand. While Metro Phoenix still competes heavily on cost as an advantage, the Valley offers so much more value to companies – a skilled workforce, strong communities, public-private partnerships, the leading university for innovation for two years in… Read More →