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Scottsdale shopping center gets facelift

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by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Construction is starting up on a major renovation project for the shopping center known as Via Linda Crossroads in Scottsdale. The space located at 9015 E. Via Linda on the southeast corner of 90th Street and Via Linda was previously occupied by Ace Hardware. That space will be divided into two or three smaller suites and a… Read More →

A feline first: Entrepreneur hopes to launch cat café

Melissa Pruitt: Future owner of LaGattara Cat Café.

Seventeen years ago, an entrepreneur in Taipei, Taiwan opened the world’s very first café with cats as the guests’ accompaniment. With this attraction being as bizarre as it sounds, word got out and the cafés began to blossom worldwide. These “cat cafés” have become such a trend that they have gained publicity on shows like… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho offers in-room yoga program

Hotel Valley Ho

The iconic Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale now offers a special in-room yoga program, in addition to the movement studio classes at VH Spa for Vitality + Health. The new STAY.ZEN package includes a variety of yoga classes that can be followed on the in-room TV. Also included is a yoga mat you can take home with you, two water… Read More →

Rick Murray leaving ASBA for Scottsdale tech firm

Rick Murray, chief executive officer of the Arizona Small Business Association.

Rick Murray, the Chief Executive Office of the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) since 2012, has announced he will be leaving to take a senior level positon with Bolste, a Scottsdale-based technology company. “I have had the great honor to work with thousands of small businesses in Arizona and, hopefully, helped advance the economic development… Read More →

North Scottsdale office portfolio sells for $122M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

A North Scottsdale Class-A office portfolio was sold by its developers for $122 million to a Phoenix-based property company. Wentworth Property Company purchased the 640,000 square-foot portfolio from Desert Troon Companies with plans to renovated the offices, and add two parking garages to the area, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The 640,000 square-foot office portfolio is… Read More →

Cactus League names Jeff Meyer new president

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Scottsdale businessman Jeff Meyer, long active in sports and tourism circles, has been elected President of the Cactus League Baseball Association. Meyer’s two-year volunteer term ends June 30, 2018. He has served on the Cactus League’s board for 17 years as a representative of the Scottsdale Charros. “I am honored and grateful for the opportunity… Read More →

Imagine Backyard Living celebrates 60 years of Jacuzzi

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With a fascinating history of innovation, the Jacuzzi Brand is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Since creating the revolutionary portable jetted pump in 1956, Jacuzzi is the world’s most widely recognized hydrotherapy brand. Throughout 2016, Jacuzzi dealers, such as Imagine Backyard Living in Scottsdale, will commemorate the brand’s six decades of innovation and industry leadership with… Read More →

4 new tenants added to Scottsdale Quarter

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Just in time for summer, Scottsdale Quarter has four new tenants on tap to add to the vast collection of stores. Shopping enthusiasts can look forward to Brown Jordan, Cariloha and Kinsley along with a new dining option, Kona Grill. The 28-acre shopping, dining and entertainment destination located at Scottsdale Road and Greenway-Hayden Loop will… Read More →

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale named ‘Family Favorite’

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TripAdvisor’s family travel site, Family Vacation Critic, has once again named Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa a “2016 Family Vacation Critic Favorite” based on expert and consumer feedback. “This list of winners helps families narrow down the multitude of hotel options available, to find those that truly meet the needs of family travelers,” explained… Read More →

Vixxo looks to hire 30 at career fair

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Scottsdale-based Vixxo, a growing integrated facilities management company, is looking to hire 30 at a career fair on Wednesday at its corporate headquarters, 11333 N. Scottsdale Road, #160. With more than 300 existing associates at its Scottsdale location and plans to double that number in 2016, Vixxo is looking for additional talent to serve its Customer Service Team. Jobs… Read More →

Thomas Title & Escrow announces national launch

Housing and transportation

It’s all about growth at Thomas Title & Escrow’s Scottsdale office where Kevin Kinerk has been promoted to President of the Arizona market. Mr. Kinerk now assumes responsibility for day-to-day management along with developing and maintaining client relationships. “Kevin has the requisite executive experience to lead our Arizona operations to sustained growth. He’s been deeply… Read More →

Ducey signs bill protecting Airbnb, VRBO renters

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Short-term home online rental services such as Airbnb and VRBO have been restricted by some local governments in Arizona, and the state passed a law banning those restrictions. Thursday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law that stops local governments from turning property owners into outlaws simply because they allow paying guests to stay in their… Read More →

CBRE brings Troon North Golf Club to market

Troon North Golf Club
Overview, Pinnacle Course
Scottsdale, Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

CBRE has been tapped to market the iconic Troon North Golf Club for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona. Designed by golf icons Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, both courses at Troon North have been ranked by Golf Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Golf Courses You Can Play” and considered by many to be a… Read More →

Vestar adds 350K SF to Phoenix portfolio

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by in AZRE Magazine

Vestar, one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, has been retained by a family owned company as the property management firm for Superstition Springs Center, a 186,766-square-foot community retail center located in Mesa, Ariz. and Ancala Village, a 173,185-square-foot community retail center located in Scottsdale, Ariz. Vestar now manages more than 26 million square feet. Vestar’s team brings a… Read More →