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Opendoor app gives shoppers on-demand access to homes

Mediterranean Custom Home, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Opendoor, the fastest growing real estate company in Phoenix, has launched an app for iPhone and Android that gives home buyers instant access to hundreds of homes for sale in the Phoenix area. With a few taps, buyers can find homes that match their criteria, view home details, and instantly take the next step of… Read More →

How real estate agents can prevent unauthorized document access


Buying a home is part of the American dream. But one scam could turn it into a nightmare, endangering years’ worth of clients’ savings, as well as your reputation as a real estate professional. The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Realtors are warning the real estate industry about a “bogus email” that… Read More →

Matrix buys building for Real Estate Investing School

The Matrix Real Estate Investor Network recently purchased a downtown Phoenix office building with plans to turn it into a Real Estate Investing School. The building, located at 2406 S. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85034, is finished being renovated and now accepting the real estate investing classes. At the facility, students learn everything from real estate… Read More →

LevRose goes broker-owned, adds retail team  Jakub Jirsak

LevRose Commercial Real Estate recently made significant changes to the firm’s ownership model and service areas to prepare for major growth and expansion in 2016. LevRose partners Jon Rosenberg and Robert Levine recently changed to a broker-owned structure in order to create a more sustainable firm. The new model is designed to encompass an elite team of brokers… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands real estate practice

Fennemore Craig

Derek J. Pfaff joined law firm Fennemore Craig’s Phoenix office to practice real estate at the firm. Pfaff worked with the Texas based law firm Andrews Kurth. “We are excited to welcome Derek to the firm,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “He is an experienced real estate practitioner who will allow us to serve clients… Read More →

Colliers International adds associate vice president


The Colliers International Phoenix office announced the appointment of Associate Vice President Nick Ault, who specializes in retail and restaurant real estate services with a focus on tenant representation. Ault will partner with Daniel Ortega, vice president, a highly-regarded retail specialist. The team represents local, regional and national tenants, buyers and sellers in the leasing,… Read More →

Passco Companies buys Scottsdale complex for $52.525M

Luxe Scottsdale
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Multi-Family | New to Market

Passco Companies, LLC acquired a 218-unit multifamily community for $52.525 million in Scottsdale. Passco named the community , Luxe Scottsdale, and it is located at 8444 E. Indian School Rd. The property was built in 2015, and it features a pool area with spa, two-story clubhouse with walk-out deck overlooking the pool, 24-hour fitness center… Read More →

Grove at Black Canyon sells for $14.3M

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Development
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced Thursday that a California-based investor has purchased The Grove at Black Canyon in the Interstate 17 corridor for $14.5 million. The Grove at Black Canyon, located at 11001 N. Black Canyon Highway, was built in 1986 and renovated in both 2009 and 2013.… Read More →

Alisa Timm – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

Alisa M. Timm Director of management services, Desert West Region Lincoln Property Company Years in the industry: 25 Real estate is in Alisa Timm’s blood. Maybe that’s why she treats all of her clients and coworkers like family. “Singling out a (favorite) deal is difficult because I would say the most memorable ones are the clients who… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Burch & Cracchiolo


The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. announced that 19 attorneys have been selected by Southwest Super Lawyers as top attorneys in Arizona for 2015. Fifteen attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and four have attained the title of Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Burch & Cracchiolo’s 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers include: • Daniel… Read More →

Polsinelli recognized for real estate practice


A recent ranking of full-service law firms across the country revealed that Polsinelli is now one of the top ten law firms with the largest number of real estate partners in the country.  While many other law firms reduced the size of their real estate groups during the recession, some firms such as Polsinelli focused… Read More →

ULI brings urban planning to Phoenix high schoolers

Jim Belfiore still gets goosebumps when he describes ULI Arizona's UrbanPlan to his peers.

Jim Belfiore, CEO and President of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, has spent nearly a decade volunteering to help high school students enrolled in economics classes understand the nuances of urban planning and development. In schools where UrbanPlan has been offered, enrollment in the class has “skyrocketed,” he says. Of ULI’s 52 district councils, 15 have… Read More →

Robert F. Knight & Associates rebrands as Knight Management

Knight Management
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

The longest tenured commercial real estate management firm specializing in third-party owned real estate portfolios in Maricopa County has a new brand identity: Knight Management. Established in 1977 and formerly known as Robert F. Knight & Associates, LLC, the firm’s property management portfolio totals more than 2 million square feet of commercial office space in… Read More →

MJ Insurance Named One of the Largest Brokers in U.S.

MJ Insurance

MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s leading property-casualty and employee benefits agencies, is one of the “100 Largest Broker of U.S. Business” according to Business Insurance magazine. MJ ranked No. 97 in the publication’s 2014 list. This is the second consecutive year that MJ Insurance has received the honor. Companies are ranked by 2013 brokerage… Read More →