Ritz Carlton Archives

AZRE Forum educates a full house

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On Thursday, July 23, AZ Big Media hosted the inaugural AZRE Forum at the Ritz-Carlton. It was a meeting of the minds featuring the top producing brokers, most influential economic developers, bankers and developers in the state. The event sold out, with a standing-room only attendance of nearly 350 people. Another 40 people tuned into… Read More →

Wine Spectator honors Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is celebrating new recognition by Wine Spectator magazine, as the publication has awarded its prestigious 2015 Best Award of Excellence to CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar. Receiving the award for the second year in a row, CORE is among only 13 Arizona establishments to be so honored. “We are truly grateful… Read More →

Ritz-Carlton Phoenix will close in July; re-branding planned


Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., the nation’s largest lodging real estate investment trust (REIT), announced that the iconic Ritz-Carlton, located near 24th Street and Camelback Road in Phoenix, will be closed and re-branded. During the second quarter the company completed an agreement to convert The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix to an independent hotel to be operated by… Read More →

Hundreds of pediatric physicians converge in Phoenix


Phoenix Children’s Hospital will play host to more than 750 physicians and health care professionals from across the U.S. for the 38th annual Melvin L. Cohen Pediatric Update at the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix. In the past four decades, the event has grown to become one of the largest pediatric health care conferences in the country. This… Read More →

Expert expects mega events to boost meetings industry


When Cristin Barr, CMP, went to college, she was more interested in investor relations than guest relations. “At The University of Texas I studied Investor Relations, which took me to New York City for my first professional job,” said the current president of the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (AzMPI). “For the past… Read More →

Local pizzerias toss pies for childhood literacy

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Eating pizza will be more than just a night out for dinner in the Valley this October. KidsRead USA, a childhood literacy program that provides books for children whose families cannot afford them, is teaming up with Valley restaurants to raise money for children in need with the Pizza My Heart for KidsRead USA Challenge… Read More →

New to Market: Broadstone Lincoln

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Broadstone Lincoln Developer: Alliance Residential Company General Contractor: Alliance Residential Builders Architect: ORB Architecture Location: 7100 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz. Size: 219,000 SF (net rentable area) Value: $50M Start and completion dates: Started third quarter 2012. Completed second quarter 2014. Project Description: Broadstone Lincoln is a 264-unit community that sits on 5.31 acres of… Read More →

ASU real estate development students compete in challenge

Team Max

Students in Arizona State University’s Masters of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the W.P. Carey School of Business will be competing for up to $6,000 in the inaugural REIAC/Rockefeller Group Challenge starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Phoenix. Three competing teams of graduating MRED students will each present a… Read More →

Wright earns new title from Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix


The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix has announced the promotion of Carla-Risha Wright to senior sales manager, group at the luxury hotel in time for its upcoming 25th anniversary. In her new position, Wright will be responsible for managing large group business for the property in the Western and Southern regions of the United States. Joseph Wronski, Director… Read More →

Special Summer Wine Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix

by in Eat

The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix will share A Summer Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 25, with the Bistro 24 dining experience to be complemented by the Sonoma, California wines of Rodney Strong Vineyards. The culinary evening will feature a savory starter, a summer salad with shaved seasonal vegetables, and a main course of pan-seared organic… Read More →

2 new restaurants opening at Esplanade

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by in Business News | Dining

Cushman & Wakefield today announced the opening of two new restaurants at The Shops at Esplanade, located on the southeast corner of Camelback Road and 24th Street.  The new tenants are part of Esplanade owner, MetLife, and Cushman & Wakefield’s efforts to revitalize the property’s retail presence. “We have worked diligently with MetLife to attract… Read More →

YWCA Hosts 2013 Tribute To Leadership Gala

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by in Business News | Events

YWCA Maricopa County will Host its 20th annual Tribute To Leadership Gala on February 23, 2013, at the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix at 6:00pm. Guests will be provided an elegant setting to dine and dance to the wonderful Upper East Side Big Band. Tribute To Leadership, our largest event of the year, will honor those who have… Read More →

Sanctuary Named Top Resort in the Southwest

by in Business News | Travel

The results of Condé Nast Traveler’s 25th annual Readers’ Choice Awards are in, and Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has been voted the number one resort in the Southwest. With an overall score of 92.5 reflecting readers’ opinions on rooms, service, food, location, design and activities, Sanctuary shares the region’s top spot with Tucson’s The Ritz-Carlton,… Read More →

Top 5: Southern Arizona Accommodations (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Southern Arizona Accommodations (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Accommodations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Canyon Ranch 8600 E. Rockcliff Rd., Tucson, AZ 85750 800-742-9000 canyonranch.com Dozens of fitness activities, spa cuisine, wellness consultations in preventive medicine, nutrition, stress management, spiritual awareness, and body and skin care treatments. JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa 3800… Read More →