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Arizona Center sells for $126 million

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office | Retail

Continuing to expand its downtown Phoenix presence, San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, in joint-venture with Angelo, Gordon and Co., announced today it has acquired Arizona Center – a Class A, 16-acre mixed-use campus in downtown Phoenix – for $126 million. Spanning over one million square feet, the Van Buren Street property – acquired from Equity… Read More →

CBRE’s McClure named ‘Woman of Influence’

business woman power, influential Millennials
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announce that Nancy McClure, first vice president in the firm’s Tucson office has been named to Real Estate Forum’s list of Women of Influence in the Southwest. The annual list acknowledges and honors professionals that have contributed significantly to the real estate industry in the Southwest region. “We are very proud of Nancy. She… Read More →

UA awarded $2.9M NIH grant forto study diabetes

Doctor taking blood

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has been awarded a $2.9 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for a diabetes prevention study in Sonora, Mexico that will focus on the prevention of cardiovascular disease and its complications among adults with diabetes. The world is facing a… Read More →

Jennifer Cranston named to AZCREW board Jakub Jirsak
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Jennifer Cranston has been appointed secretary and director of governance for the board of directors of AZCREW, one of the founding chapters of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. She will serve a one-year term beginning Jan. 2016. In her role, Ms. Cranston will provide… Read More →

Regents award TGen for outstanding service


The Arizona Board of Regents presented the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) with its 2015 Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education, recognizing the extensive research TGen has conducted in association with Northern Arizona University (NAU). The award was presented at a Board of Regents dinner Thursday at the University of Arizona. The award was established… Read More →

UA, Banner adds Dr. Zoe González-Garciá

childrens hospital

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has added the new faculty member Zoe González-Garciá, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Endocrinology. As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. González-Garciá will provide care for children suffering from endocrine disorders, such as type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia and obesity, among others. She will care for… Read More →

Dr. Harvey Meislin receives Lifetime Achievement Award Karen Roach

Harvey W. Meislin, MD, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been awarded the 2016 Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the AACEM annual retreat dinner Feb. 22 in Tempe. “Dr. Meislin has dedicated a lifetime to promoting the… Read More →

Sundt wins top national DBIA Award

Old Main
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Construction

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( led the design-build team that earned top honors at the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) 20th Annual Design-Build Project/Team Awards for its work on the Old Main renovation at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The project was one of just 10 projects to win an Award of Excellence in each of… Read More →

Craig Friedrichs joins Quarles & Brady

Knight Management

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Craig L. Friedrichs has joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Group. Craig focuses his practice on bankruptcy matters and has significant courtroom experience. He began his bankruptcy career working for a Chapter 13 trustee, developing his knowledge of the appellate process, adversary proceedings, and motion practice.… Read More →

Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2 Oleg Dudko

Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network has joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member. This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.… Read More →

UA receives $1.5M for firefighter safety research


Cancer is a leading cause of death among firefighters. Exposure to carcinogens occurs through skin contamination and inhalation of smoke, diesel exhaust and other chemical gases, vapors and particulates. To reduce cancer exposure rates among first responders and investigators, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA College of Engineering have received $1.5… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix targets Millennial office workers

Photo: Conceptual images only, not a rendering/ The Monroe Building
by in AZRE Magazine | Careers | New to Market | Office

Downtown Phoenix has transformed over recent years with $4.6 billion dollars in public and private investments, including light rail, new hotel developments, restaurants, boutiques, Arizona State University and University of Arizona campus expansions, Phoenix Convention Center, and a growing number of residential developments. In concert with the downtown Phoenix renaissance, renovations have been completed at… Read More →

Sundt Construction appoints Mike Hoover as President

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. announced the appointment of longtime Sundt employee Mike Hoover as president of the company. Hoover, previously serving as Sundt’s executive vice president and chief operating officer for the general contractor’s Civil Group, replaces former Sundt president and CEO, David S. Crawford, who retains his chief executive title. Tom Case, who joined Sundt… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best


The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →