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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 →

2017 Outlook: Industrial absorption could see rise

industrial absorption
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Industrial vacancy rates returned to single digits for the first time since the third quarter of 2007 and the Valley’s market is expected to remain hot. Cushman & Wakefield reports overall asking rent rates in the Phoenix Metro reached its highest rate of $0.56 since Q3 2009. According to the same report, 15 of the… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes Stone Collection offices, showroom

LGE Design Build
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

LGE Design Build completed construction on a showroom for The Stone Collection, a wholesaler of natural stone slabs and other premium hard surface materials in Phoenix. The Stone Collection’s new 100,000-square-foot building, located at 4101 S. 38th St. in Phoenix, features a 12,500 square-foot, showroom that includes a dedicated gallery for viewing translucent semi-precious stones, collaborative… Read More →

Zerorez wraps up year of giving Valleywide

Zerorez of Phoenix, a locally owned small business that specializes in carpet, tile and grout, upholstery, area rug, hard surface and mattress cleaning as well as pet odor treatment, helped make the holiday a little brighter for Sunshine Acres Children’s Homes in Mesa in recent weeks, as nearly the entire staff volunteered its time to… Read More →