Sintra Hoffman Archives

Dynamic event will examine West Valley real estate

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Kasten Long Commercial Group (KLCG) has partnered with the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) and WESTMARC to host an in-depth commercial and residential real estate outlook event on August 30 at Grand Canyon University (GCU). The real estate outlook will highlight what’s currently happening and future projections in the West Valley and the anticipated huge upside… Read More →

West Valley quality of life helps WESTMARC market region

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“I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world,” Louis Armstrong sang. If you replace the red roses with cactus in the famous Louis Armstrong serenade, “What a Wonderful World,” you’ve captured the essence of the West Valley. Don’t be… Read More →

WESTMARC opens Best of the West nominations

WESTMARC is seeking nominations for the 25th Anniversary Best of the West Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 2nd, at the University of Phoenix Stadium. WESTMARC is accepting nominations in three categories: Economic Engine, Quality of Life Enhancement, and Excellence in Innovation. The online nomination form opens August 1st and the deadline to submit is 9:00… Read More →

Commander steers Luke Air Force Base as an economic engine

If you reside in the West Valley, you likely know that some of the nation’s top pilots, crew chiefs and intelligence specialists — in addition to the F-35 training program — are all synonymous with Luke Air Force Base. What you may not be aware of is that Luke has a direct economic impact of $653… Read More →

WESTMARC says new data showcases West Valley’s skilled workforce

If the West Valley could speak for itself, it would confidently articulate that in addition to compromising 15 unique communities with more than 50,000 businesses, it also houses a population of 1.5 million people. With equal tenacity, the West Valley would share about “her” ever-growing robust workforce that includes Banner Health, Luke Air Force Base,… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

WESTMARC’s Sintra Hoffman champions West Valley

When WESTMARC’s board of directors was looking for a new president and CEO to lead the economic development organization, Chairman Bill Sheldon said they were looking for a West Valley brand. In Sintra Hoffman, Sheldon said WESTMARC got a West Valley brand with statewide connections. Before taking the leadership role at WESTMARC earlier this year,… Read More →

Sintra Hoffman: Most Influential Women in Arizona

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Sintra Hoffman, president and CEO, WESTMARC Hoffman’s professional background includes more than 19 years experience in local, state and federal government. Hoffman led ADOT’s Office of Public Affairs, which focused on building and sustaining relationships with leaders in Arizona’s cities, towns, counties and business community. Advice: “Don’t take things too personal and learn to laugh at yourself.… Read More →

Is the FTZ the Valley’s most enticing recruitment tool?

Arizona has definitely gone global. “We want to extend our hand so that Arizona is an inviting place for foreign direct investment and for companies that are looking to relocate,” says Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. But Arizona hasn’t always been as attractive to global companies. “At one time, we had some issues in the West Valley… Read More →

AZRE Forum recap and Live Blog

AZRE Forum
by in AZRE Magazine

Last night, AZ Big Media hosted the AZRE Forum, where a packed crowd of commercial real estate pros listened in on a mid-year market update from some of the Valley’s premiere experts.   Photos by Shannon Finn and Mike Mertes About 300 people were in attendance and they heard a breakdown on the state of the… Read More →

WESTMARC hires president and CEO

WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, announced that Sintra Hoffman will be joining the organization as president and CEO, succeeding Richard Hubbard. Hoffman comes to WESTMARC from ADOT where she has been a policy advisor to the director and leadership team and an assistant director on public affairs and local government outreach.  She has also served as deputy city… Read More →