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Plaza Companies gets negotiating rights to parcel along Loop 101

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by in AZRE Magazine

The City of Peoria is continuing to push its economic development efforts with a new agreement with Plaza Companies on a critical 14-acre parcel at the southwest corner of Loop 101 and Peoria Avenue. The Peoria City Council voted last week to grant Plaza Companies exclusive negotiating rights on the city-owned parcel with the goal of creating a new commercial office… Read More →

Online video pioneer Brightcove relocating to SkySong

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SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, will welcome a prominent new tenant to its newest office building. Brightcove, a pioneering force in the world of online video, signed a lease to occupy 13,000 square feet of the first floor of SkySong 4. The company, relocating from Tempe, has nearly 5,000 customers in 70 countries is a leading provider of cloud services for video. The company offers a… Read More →

New co-working space opening at SkySong

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A new co-working space will be unveiled on October 19 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center — and will feature some incredible pieces of old-time Americana. The space is located on the ground floor in SkySong 1, and is named 1951@SkySong for the year Scottsdale was incorporated. The space is a next step in… Read More →

Signs of life: medical office leasing gains momentum

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Plaza Companies’ Brokerage Services Team secured six significant new leases as part of increasing momentum in the medical office real estate sector. The six leases exceed 39,000 square feet, ranging from 3,000 square feet to 12,131 square feet and boasting a total value of more than $4 million. Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies, says the six transactions were representative of an… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Plaza Companies

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by in AZ Business Magazine

Plaza Companies Most Admired Company: 2011, 2013, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Sharon Harper, president and CEO What it does: Full-service real estate firm specializing in the management, leasing and development of commercial properties and senior housing communities. Admirable quality: Plaza Companies actively identifies new industries, such as research and biotechnology, where it can play a… Read More →

Plaza Companies selected to build Peoria Innovation Campus (Photos)

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Plaza Companies is working to help the City of Peoria become a hub for innovation and technology.  Plaza Companies has been selected to build a 17-acre Peoria Innovation Campus in the city’s P83 Entertainment District, a property at 83rd Avenue south of Bell Road, adjacent to Loop 101 and the Peoria Sports Complex.  The Peoria City Council has approved an Exclusive Negotiating… Read More →

ACG Arizona will spotlight prominent women

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“A Celebration of Leadership” will be the theme at the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter Breakfast on September 13, with a spotlight on some of the Valley’s most prominent women in leadership positions. “A Celebration of Leadership,” featuring the Women in Leadership Panel, will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort Grand Ballroom. The event’s keynote presentation… Read More →

GPEC predicts $32B economic output from SkySong

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SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center is projected to generate more than $32 billion in economic output and more than 10,000 new jobs across the Valley over the next 30 years, according to new analysis performed by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. The analysis examines the impact of 11 SkySong buildings and a restaurant/retail component… Read More →

10 issues that could impact commercial real estate

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by in AZRE Magazine

The changing global economy, debt capital market retrenchment and widespread demographic shifts are expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in Arizona and in the U.S. in the near-and long-term. This is according to the CRE 2016-17 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate, an annual list produced and released by The Counselors of Real Estate. This year’s list was revealed at the… Read More →

$5M SkySong restaurants project breaks ground

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Wetta Ventures broke ground last week on a $5 million, multiple-restaurant development at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center with completion expected by the end of the year. Prominently located at the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and SkySong Boulevard, the new 12,000 square-foot development is expected to include three to four restaurants, one of… Read More →

Plaza Companies adds Kylie Cook as senior property manager

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Peoria-based property management firm Plaza Companies added Kylie Cook as its senior property manager. Cook will be responsible for business development, bringing more than 15 years of real estate experience in Arizona to the Plaza Companies team. Cook, a graduate of the University of Kansas began her career as a realtor working for top notch Valley companies… Read More →

Holualoa, Plaza Companies team buys Arrowhead Center

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Holualoa Companies has purchased Arrowhead Executive Center, located at 17235 N. 75th Avenue near Arrowhead Mall in Glendale, Arizona, in an $11.7 million transaction. Plaza Companies is partnering with Holualoa Companies in the transaction and will be offering leasing, property management and construction services for the project. Renovations and improvements are already underway at the… Read More →

SkySong 4 ‘Topping Out’ on March 31

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

SkySong 4 is closing in on completion, with a key construction milestone being marked in a ceremony tomorrow. SkySong 4 is “topped out,” meaning the structural steel in the construction building has reached the building’s final height. The SkySong 4 construction team will celebrate the milestone at a “Topping Out Party,” to be held at… Read More →

CEOs say education is Arizona’s No. 1 business challenge

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In a first-of-its-kind survey of Arizona-based businesses about the state’s overall business climate, findings show that the number one business issue in the state is education, and that the number one priority for local and state governments should be increasing K-12 public funding. The concern around education as it applies to job readiness was underscored through… Read More →