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Raytheon adding nearly 2,000 jobs with Arizona expansion

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Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period. The company plans to hire workers at all skill levels with an emphasis on engineering and other higher-wage, technical positions. Job creation, facilities expansion and operational output is… Read More →

Arnold Palmer leaves lasting imprint on Arizona golf courses

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by in Scottsdale Living Magazine

In the entrance of the Starfire Golf Club, legend Arnold Palmer smiles in a blue beret while sinking his winning putt in the 1961 British Open – his first of two. “It’s Palmer by a Stroke,” the “New World” headline reads, one of many documenting the victories he achieved in his 52 years striding the… Read More →

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award at Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

5 property Tucson portfolio sold to Colorado firm

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by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix has negotiated the sale of a portfolio containing five apartment communities in Tucson. The properties were the first Arizona acquisition for a Colorado-based investment group. California-based Hamilton Zanze sold the portfolio to Colorado-based Monarch Investment & Management Group, LLC. Cindy Cooke and Brad Cooke of Colliers International in Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Tucson Raytheon Missile Systems flex building sells for $10.5M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Lee & Associates facilitated the sale of a 72,000-square-foot former Raytheon Missile Systems flex office building at 3360 E. Hemisphere Loop, Building M10, Tucson for $10,500,000. Price-per-square-foot was calculated at $145.83. Lee Principals Jerry Marrell and Dave Johnson negotiated on behalf of DCG IV, LLC, a Seattle-based investment firm. Lee Principal Pete Batschelet procured the buyer, 3360… Read More →

Tucson community sells 100 homes in 7 months

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Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso community has sold an average of one new home every 48 hours (100 homes in 200 days) since opening just under seven months ago. The success of the community, located in the Tucson, Arizona, suburb of Oro Valley, offers a vivid snapshot of the national housing industry’s record-breaking growth, which… Read More →

Tucson mid-year reports show market health

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by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage

According to recently released reports from Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, the Tucson commercial real estate market continues to see widespread activity across all markets at various levels. These quarter two reports analyze business in the multifamily, industrial, retail and office markets. The cliff notes version of the Q2 reports from Cushman & Wakefield |… Read More →

‘Sneak Peek Package’ offers look renovated Hilton Tucson El Conquistador

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

The final days of summer are right around the corner and Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Tucson, Ariz. is offering end-of-summer guests the chance to be among the first to stay in the resort’s renovated guest rooms with the “Sneak Peek” package. Nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains,… Read More →

Downtown Tucson development creating Southern Arizona hotspot

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The recent rejuvenation of Tucson’s downtown district helps attract Millennials and outside interests to Southern Arizona where the climate is ripening for growth and economic development. “The climate is swinging towards a more predevelopment attitude and a lot of it has to do with the national economy,” said David Ollanik, Sundt Construction project director in… Read More →

Pima Air & Space Museum kicks off ‘Night Wings’ program

Photo courtesy of the Pima Air & Space Museum

The Pima Air & Space Museum will kick-off its summer evening “Night Wings” program this Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. At this Saturday’s “Night Wings”, The Pima Air & Space Museum will debut its new Seek, Do and Win – Activity Stations. These hands-on educational activity stations will be stationed… Read More →

Tucson business leader will match $1M for Arizona Theatre Company

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Tucson business leader and Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) board member Mike Kasser will guarantee $1 million toward ATC’s $2 million fund-raising goal if an equal amount can be raised through the outreach effort now underway. As a result, the ATC Board of Trustees has extended the fund-raising deadline for this effort from Friday, July 1… Read More →

Tucson poised for major growth, economists predict

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Tucson’s economy is poised for significant growth over the next two years. That was a key message during Wednesday’s University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2016 Breakfast with the Economists event at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. More than 400 people attended the event to hear presenters George W. Hammond, Ph.D., director and research… Read More →

Skepticism and excitement in Tucson over potential hockey team

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Hockey in the desert may be continuing to grow. On Tuesday, the Arizona Coyotes announced plans to purchase their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons, and move the team from Massachusetts to Tucson, pending approval of the league’s board of governors. The announcement said the relocated team would play at the Tucson Convention Center,… Read More →

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador getting revival

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, the iconic Tucson resort nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, embarked on a multimillion dollar renovation that will encompass all areas of the property. Uniquely Southwest experiences are at the heart of the renovations which began this fall to bring new indoor/outdoor amenities, refreshed… Read More →