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Advocates buy historic Roland’s Market

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by in AZRE Magazine

A team of downtown Phoenix advocates have purchased the historic Roland’s Market building in downtown Phoenix, and will restore it to create an iconic space in the growing Eastlake Park and Garfield neighborhoods. The 4,800 square-foot, multi-use property at 1505 E.. Van Buren St. was purchased for $270,000. Roland’s Market is available to lease, and… Read More →

Cancer survivors take the stage in ‘A 2nd Act’

Women on stage after a performance of "A 2nd Act: Survivorship Takes the Stage" in Chicago.

Everyone loves a good story, but ask any cancer survivor and they’ll tell you their cancer story doesn’t end when treatment does. Once a survivor leaves the cocoon of her medical care, she feels cast adrift with no safety net. There is no Humpty Dumpty moment when all the pieces of her life are put back… Read More →

St. Francis offers new summer menu

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As the Arizona heat arrives, St. Francis, known for wood-fired cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, is taking a refreshing twist on its new menus. The summer’s brightest and most flavorful local vegetables take center stage to create dishes that are light, yet rich with mesquite and almond wood flavors from roasting in the… Read More →

Coffee shops spark downtown Phoenix growth

Independent coffee shops are on the rise in downtown Phoenix, helping bring a sense of community to the rapidly developing area, shop owners and city officials say. (Photo by Taylor Nelson/Cronkite News)

Late on a Sunday morning, Lola Coffee Bar can expect an eclectic group of people, from college students gathering to gossip, to businessmen meeting to discuss the week ahead, to dedicated readers with books open on their laps. The dining area is small, with several community-style tables that brings all of these different people together.… Read More →

CBRE completes sale of Stratford Plaza

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

CBRE has completed the sale Stratford Plaza located at 1219 E. Glendale Avenue in Phoenix. The ±20,400-sq.-ft. retail strip center was 84 percent occupied at time of sale and commanded a sale price of more than $2.27 million. Steve Julius and Jesse Goldsmith with CBRE’s Phoenix office negotiated the transaction. The seller was La Crescenta… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix development shows need for walkable streets

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Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors. More than 20 apartment and condo buildings are rising, a boom that will add more than 2,000 living spaces by 2017. Expectations also are rising. City officials and residents say walkable, lively… Read More →

Medical office demand on rise

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by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix released its Medical Office Research and Forecast Report for first quarter 2016. Conditions were mixed in the Greater Phoenix medical office market in the first quarter. Vacancy ticked lower, but the rate rose in on-campus buildings. Across the market, rents dipped in the first quarter, but have inched higher over… Read More →

Gould Evans celebrates 20 years in Phoenix

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This has been a big week for Gould Evans Phoenix. On Friday, the nationally recognized design and planning firm earned a 2016 PRIDE (Professional Recognition of Interior Design Excellence) Award in the category of commercial space under 10,000 square feet. The awards were presented by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). And this week, Gould Evans Phoenix celebrates… Read More →

Cleveland-based Financial risk firm expands into Phoenix

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Hines, the international real estate firm, today announced it has signed a 19,200-square-foot lease at Renaissance Square for Gabriel Partners, a Cleveland-based financial risk and compliance firm expanding to the Phoenix market. Gabriel Partners will occupy the entire 22nd floor of Two Renaissance Square with collaborative office spaces. Gabriel Partners provides financial and risk analytics, intelligence and regulatory… Read More →

Rodney Riley joins CBRE as regional sales director

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE appointed Rodney Riley as regional sales director, Investor Services for the Southwest Region. Riley will collaborate with local leadership and assist with business development and sales efforts for all Investor Services business, including Agency Brokerage, IP, Asset Services, Project Management, Debt & Structured Finance and Valuation. “Rodney is an excellent addition to the firm. His skill… Read More →

New Central Phoenix restaurants to check out

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Central Phoenix is about to get an exciting new addition to the dining scene. The Orchard PHX opens this May. The two acre venue is located at 7100 N 12th St. in Phoenix, between Northern and Glendale avenues. The property was an old citrus farm in the early 1900s that owners Ken and Lucia Schnitzer and partner, Jerry… Read More →

Great (Light Rail friendly) places for ASU students to celebrate graduation

The not-so-secret ingredient in Bitter & Twisted's house punch is tequila!

Graduation season is upon us, and as a recent Arizona State Graduate, I know how hectic these last couple of weeks have been. After you cross the stage, snag your diploma, basking in the glory that is finally being done with school as friends and family cheer you on, the first thought that may pop… Read More →

Joan Baez is coming to Celebrity Theatre

Joan Baez (Photo provided by Danny Zelisko Presents)

Danny Zelisko Presents welcomes JOAN BAEZ to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on November 1st. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6th at Celebrity Theatre or visit celebritytheatre.com. As a musical force of nature, Joan Baez unselfconsciously introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, marched on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., inspired Vaclav… Read More →

Microchip technology reunites cat with owner one year after disappearance

Victoria Tenorio said she is ‘grateful’ for the microchip technology that reunited her with her cat Toto more than a year after his disappearance. (Photo by Elena Mendoza/Cronkite News)

Victoria Tenorio lost Toto, her beloved cat of five years, for an entire year. Toto’s litterbox was in the garage when a mechanic came to work on Tenorio’s car. Toto escaped. “He just slipped out and my mom didn’t notice. Then we closed the garage and I think he wasn’t able to find his way… Read More →