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Could downtown Phoenix survive without D-backs?

The Arizona Diamondbacks have called Chase Field home since 1998. (Photo By Blake Benard/Cronkite News)

Call it the Arizona Diamondbacks effect. Eighteen years ago the major league baseball team moves into new stadium digs, known as cutting edge for its retractable roof and acknowledged as an economic magnet for the businesses built on blocks surrounding the facility in downtown Phoenix. The team, whose downtown neighbors include the Phoenix Suns pro… Read More →

Arizona cities work to stay ahead of technology

Self-Service Technologies, Technology
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Every month seemingly brings a slick new gadget to consumers’ hands, but those technological advancements aren’t always felt in the public sector, where some local governments have only just begun to push through upgrades to sometimes decades-old systems. Administrative forces, such as spending limits, often dictate when cities can purchase new technology. Slow updates can… Read More →

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is keynote at journalism conference

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Your eyes don’t deceive you. Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be the keynote speaker at a journalism conference in Phoenix. You can leave the pink underwear at home, though. The keynote will be in an interview format with Arizona Republic columnist E.J. Montini. “America’s Toughest Sheriff” will discuss journalism and his reputation in the media —… Read More →

Arcadia Village Shopping Center sells for $19.65M

Arcadia Village Shopping Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Cushman & Wakefield announced Tuesday the purchase of Arcadia Village Shopping Center, a CVS pharmacy-anchored, retail center located on the southwest corner of Camelback Road and 40th Street for $19.65 million. The shopping center is located in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood. Cushman & Wakefield Executive Managing Directors Ryan Schubert and Michael Hackett represented the seller, Arcadia Retail, LLC. “Arcadia… Read More →

Construction material prices rise for 1st time in 9 months

construction worker
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction input prices rose on a monthly basis in March for the first time in nine months according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Producer Price Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Input prices expanded 0.9 percent on a monthly basis in March but are still down 3.4… Read More →

CBRE promotes Susan LaGanke to new position

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE announced today that Susan LaGanke has been promoted to Senior Managing Director, Project Management, Southwest Region and Multi-Markets. In addition to her current management responsibilities in the Southwest Region, Ms. LaGanke will now also lead multi-market project management business pursuits and interface with clients and brokers to ensure consistent delivery of best-in-class services across… Read More →

Entrepreneur ditches storefront for something mobile

The overthrow van (Photo: Andrew Howell)

Andrew Reid found that the T-shirts he wore never fit right and wanted a better fitting tee, so he decided to create his own. Overthrow Clothing is a West Coast lifestyle mobile retail company specializing in skateboarding and snowboarding attire – a business venture inspired by Reid, Overthrow’s creator, having a love of snapback style… Read More →

BKM Acquires four industrial business parks

BKM Capital Partners
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager, acquired four industrial business parks encompassing 442,173 square feet in the Phoenix metro area for $34.45 million. BKM recently announced the final close of its debut institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I L.P., which now has more than $150 million in assets under management. “The ability to source off-market opportunities… Read More →

How Uber affects local business

Uber
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Utilizing technology to exploit a gap in the market, Uber scaled quickly and evolved rapidly from tech startup into a way of life for millions of people in cities across the globe. It has also changed the way tourist visiting those cities get around. Since the rise of Uber, The W Scottsdale Hotel has seen… Read More →

Author of Phoenix ‘brain drain’ revises numbers

Bennett Dwosh, a recent Arizona State University graduate, said being at the bottom of a list of cities to work after graduation would cause concern. (Photo courtesy of Bennett Dwosh)

A study analyzing which metropolitan areas retain their university graduates the most has come under fire after the Phoenix metro area landed in the basement of the rankings. Officials with the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Commerce Authority fought back, and the study’s author has revised the numbers. Jonathan Rothwell, a fellow at… Read More →

Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

Dr. Edward B. Diethrich earned the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards.

Each year, Az Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most innovative healthcare leaders in Arizona were honored. “Healhchare Leadership Award winners and finalists represent all facets of healthcare in Arizona, from… Read More →

New America School opens first Phoenix facility

New America School
by in AZRE Magazine | Education

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services negotiated the $1.3 million purchase by New America School of a 14,000-square-foot facility and parking lot on 2.26 acres at 3024 E. Fillmore St. in Phoenix. The Daum Phoenix team of Bob Lundstedt, Chris Rogers and Trevor McKendry represented the buyer, New America School. The seller was Vicki A. Romero High School… Read More →

Here’s what you can do this weekend (April 8-11)

Country Thunder
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Whether you’re a little bit country or a little bit rock ‘n’ roll, there’s something for everyone in our top five weekend events, which include Country Thunder, Arizona Bike Week and more! Arizona Bike Week Rev up your engines because Arizona Bike Week will celebrate its 20th anniversary at WestWorld this week. There will be… Read More →

118-unit infill development opens in Phoenix this summer

Infill development
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Downtown Phoenix will see another multifamily property rise from the ashes of a decades-old building this summer. Proxy333, located at 333 E. McKinley St., immediately west of the Biomed campus, is being co-developed by Scottsdale’s Tilton Development Company and Seattle-based Goodman Real Estate. The 118-unit, six-story urban infill project is scheduled to open for occupancy this summer. While… Read More →