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EDU3 Ventures buys land near Tempe Town Lake

Downtown
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

cyberbullying
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 →

Report: East Valley hotbed of leasing activity

East Valley
by in AZRE Magazine

Known for its pro-business climate, high quality of life, diversified economy with a skilled workforce, robust infrastructure and public-private collaboration, the PHX East Valley region continues to experience significant growth fueled by emerging local business and national corporate relocations. Comprised of the cities of Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Apache Junction and Queen Creek, the region offers a… Read More →

Desert Vista Commerce center sells for $8.9M

Desert Vista Commerce Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

BKM Capital partners purchased a Tempe multi-tenant industrial center, Desert Vista Commerce Center, for $8,914,000. The 98,678 square foot, three-building complex was purchased in a value-add transaction. Kidder Mathews commercial real estate brokers, Darren Tappen, Mike Kasulaitis, and Aric Adams, represented BKM Capital Partners in the transaction. Washington-based Desert Vista LLC – Richard Donovan, a… Read More →

What is the 2016 commercial real estate outlook?

East Valley

When Luke Skywalker first cast eyes upon the Millennium Falcon, he was less than impressed. To him it was a “piece of junk.” Although perhaps not viewed as trash, the Phoenix economic and commercial outlook has admittedly taken a beating for some time. Much like Han Solo, however, experts see something in the slow, yet… Read More →

State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

In the first half of 2016, State Farm plans to hire 1,000 employees in the greater Phoenix area, and will hold a job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in Mesa. The insurance firm plans to add more employees as it expands in the Phoenix area throughout the year. State Farm announced earlier in January it… Read More →

5 Valley New Year’s Eve events and parties

New Year's Eve
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

It’s that time of the year, 2015 is coming to a close and 2016 is right around the corner. Do you have your New Year’s Eve planned to bring in the New Year in style? If not, we’ve got you covered. Check out these five New Year’s parties and events: New Year’s Eve Celebration Phoenix… Read More →

Colliers International completes 17.5KSF lease

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Development
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Colliers International recently completed a 17,500-square-foot long-term lease for Maricopa Corporate College, part of the Maricopa County Community College District. Maricopa Corporate College leased the space at 1050 W. Washington Street, Suite 100, in Tempe from Sunstate. The space will provide conference, training and meeting rooms for on-site workforce programs and classes. Colliers International executives… Read More →

The Newport at Tempe set to open in December

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Eight of The Newport’s colorful 38 single-family homes are set to open this December. Standing tall at two and three stories between Tempe and Scottsdale, the Newport Beach-inspired properties perfectly blend with the culture and lifestyle of its nearby downtown areas. The Newport is the first of its kind to be built in Tempe in… Read More →

Tempe advances plan to increase renewable energy

Mayor Mark Mitchell and the Tempe City Council motioned to approve a 20-year agreement with SolarCity that will put Tempe on the map as an energy efficient city. “I so move to approve this,” said Councilwoman Lauren Kuby, sporting a big smile. Mitchell and the council hope the approval will advance the city’s plan to… Read More →