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Lincoln breaks ground on 250K SF offices

Rendering of the Grand at Papago Park
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Office

Just as it breaks ground on the first building at The Grand at Papago Park Center in Tempe, Arizona, Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has secured a pre-lease commitment from a major first tenant: leading enterprise application software company SAP America (NYSE: SAP). SAP is currently located in the Scottsdale Galleria, but will relocate to the first building at The Grand at… Read More →

Tempe-­based Ncounter plans expansion


Founders and former Kahala Corp. executives Kevin and Kathryn Blackwell are bringing their proven restaurant expansion experience to Arizona as their new venture, Pacific Restaurant Partners, acquired the Ncounter concept with plans to add new locations. CKS Securities served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ncounter. Since 2012, Ncounter has been an instant favorite among the… Read More →

ZipRecruiter expands into Tempe, adds 238 jobs


A technology-based recruiting firm, ZipRecruiter, is opening a new sales and customer service office at Hayden Ferry Lakeside in Tempe, and plans to hire 238 employees over the next five years, according to a statement Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted Monday morning. This is the firm’s first expansion outside of its home offices in Santa Monica as the… Read More →

Phoenix attracts West Coast tech companies

Silicon Valley

In the 1980s and ‘90s, most of the tech jobs in Phoenix focused on back office and customer care centers for companies with headquarters elsewhere, city officials said. Now, places like downtown Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale are buzzing with entrepreneurs and new companies in the tech space. There are an estimated 132,000 high-tech jobs in… Read More →

Tempe names Business Woman of the Year finalists


The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists for the 21st annual Business Woman of the Year award. The recipient will be announced at the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Conference on May 25. The award recognizes an individual’s excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. The award honors those who… Read More →

CBRE completes sale of Tempe corporate center

Tempe Corporate Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

CBRE completed the sale of 1515 Corporate Center located at 1515 W. 14th St. in Tempe. The 228,000 square-foot, single-story office building commanded a sales price of $16.5 million. The property was vacant at time of sale. Barry Gabel and Chris Marchildon with CBRE’s Phoenix office negotiated the transaction and partnered with Dave Seeger and Karsten Peterson… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

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Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

Riviera Village in Tempe sells for $10M

123rf.com: feverpitched
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Berkadia announced, Wednesday, the sale of Riviera Village, a multifamily property located at 1532 S. Price Road in Tempe. Senior Managing Director Mark Forrester, Managing Director Ric Holway, Vice President Dan Cheyne and Associate Tom Wolff of the Phoenix office completed the $10 million sale. The deal closed on February 29. The buyer, Riviera Partners, LLC,… Read More →

EDU3 Ventures buys land near Tempe Town Lake

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Mixed-Use

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix negotiated the $1.4 million purchase of 1.5 acres at 942 and 946 W. First St. in Tempe, near Arizona State University and Tempe Town Lake. The site, which consists of two parcels and a 10,200-square-foot warehouse building, is planned for a mixed-use, live/work redevelopment. Mike Milic, vice president with Colliers, represented the buyer,… Read More →

Tempe earns spot on list of 10 best downtowns


Downtowns across the country have been seeing a resurgence, turning into major drivers of economic development, as well as some of the best places live, and hang out in. Many of the Valley’s own Downtowns have seen a resurgence, and recently Livability.com ranked Tempe number seven out of the Top 10 Best Downtowns, 2016. These areas… Read More →

Big-D Construction relocates Arizona office to Tempe

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Big-D Construction recently moved their Arizona office from Gilbert to a new location in Tempe at 2055 S. Cottonwood Dr. Big-D has had a focus in Arizona and the Southwest since 1989, constructing numerous high profile projects. Big-D has seen continual growth in the area and made a strategic decision last fall to further establish a… Read More →

Tempe real estate boom brings luxury townhouses

Tempe Real Estate
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Tempe is getting a new 24-unit luxury townhome community, 421 W. 6th St., which will be located near University Drive and Farmer Avenue. Designed by renowned architect Bing Hu the 24-unit townhomes marries a traditional English façade with modern amenities, all within walking distance of the light rail, ASU, Tempe Town Lake and the Tempe Center… Read More →

Arizona ranks ninth in the country for identity theft

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Arizona ranked No. 9 in the nation for identity theft in 2014, with 96 identity theft complaints for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The threat of identity theft has grown by about 26 percent in 10 years, with a national total of 332,646 complaints in 2014. This growing risk for identity… Read More →

Moxy Hotel plans to open in Tempe in March

The James Agency
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s new lifestyle brand, will open in Tempe near Apache Boulevard and Rural Road in early March. Launched by California-based Twenty Four Seven Hotels, the chic and modern Moxy Tempe will offer the style and spirit of a boutique hotel, at a shockingly affordable price. Moxy Hotels, which first debuted in Milan in… Read More →