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DRA announces new president, agency name

DRA Collective's Denise D. Resnik, founder and CEO, and Michelle McGinty, president.

Michelle McGinty has been promoted to president of DRA Collective, formerly DRA Strategic Communications. The announcement coincides with the firm’s 30th anniversary. DRA Collective is the new name for public relations and marketing firm DRA Strategic Communications, founded in Phoenix in 1986 by Denise D. Resnik. The new name refers to the agency’s collaborative approach… Read More →

ULI receives $250k grant from Kresge Foundation

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by in AZRE Magazine

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities, was awarded a $250,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation. Through this program, the Institute will promote the use of creative placemaking to revive underserved urban areas, including commercial corridors. This work seeks to transform underutilized space into thriving,… Read More →

DMB names new president and CEO

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

DMB Associates Inc. has named Brent Herrington company president and CEO, succeeding long-time DMB executive Charley Freericks.  DMB is an Arizona-based real estate investment and development company founded in 1984 by Drew Brown, Mark Sklar and Bennett Dorrance.  All three remain active members of the company’s board of directors, along with Susan Bansak and Bennett… Read More →

ULI Arizona sparks discussions free of bias

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The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members, dispersed throughout 95 countries. In Arizona, Deb Sydenham, FAICP, is executive director of an award-winning ULI District Council that approaches the industry with problem-solving programs throughout the year. No program is more well-known, though, than the intensive Trends Day —… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s ‘Shark Tank’ participants get real

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The Urban Land institute’s Arizona District Council is bringing together real deals and expert money in an event tailored after popular investment reality show “Shark Tank.” Entrepreneurs present real estate development proposals to a panel of ‘sharks’ (read: veteran real estate investors) and an audience of real estate professionals with hope of being awarded investment… Read More →

NorthMarq Capital adds Griffin Martin to Phoenix office

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Griffin Martin has joined the Phoenix regional office of NorthMarq Capital as vice president and producer. At NorthMarq, Martin’s primary focus will be to structure and place debt and equity for clients seeking to acquire, refinance or develop commercial real estate properties. Most recently, Martin founded and operated a commercial mortgage brokerage company based in… Read More →

Everest Holdings gets new vice president of financial operations

Kate Beatty
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Everest Holdings has hired Kate Beatty to serve as vice president of financial operations to provide oversight of the diversified real estate investment and advisory company’s finances, financial reporting and asset management activities. “Kate is a veteran in real estate finance and strategy on the local and national stage and will provide tremendous leadership for… Read More →

ULI Arizona takes on new leadership with Steven La Terra

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Longtime ULI leader Steven La Terra, Managing Director and Principal of Paradigm Private Equity Holdings, has been selected as the new Chair of the Urban Land Institute, Arizona District Council (ULI Arizona), serving on a voluntary basis for a two-year term that starts July 1. La Terra, a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute… Read More →

Don’t miss ULI Arizona Trends Day

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

ULI Arizona Trends Day is a one-day deep dive bringing together 25+ top industry experts to discuss the most current state and national real estate trends, with a focus on what to expect in the future, where the best opportunities can be found, and how these components affect both public and private sector partners. Trends… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s 10th annual Trends Day

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by in AZRE Magazine | Real Estate

January 2015 is an important time as Arizona hosts the Pro Bowl, the Phoenix Open, and the Super Bowl – all in one week! Leveraging this energy, The Urban Land Institute Arizona District Council (ULI) 10th Annual Trends Day Conference will be held on January 28, 2015 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale. This one-day deep dive into the… Read More →

Mackenzie Ford promoted to associate at Cushman & Wakefield

Mackenzie Ford, Cushman & Wakefield

Mackenzie Ford was promoted to associate with the Industrial Properties Group at Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Prior to her promotion, Ford was Senior Brokerage Coordinator with the Industrial Group, working with brokers Jackie Orcutt, John Grady and Keri Scott. Ford joined the team of Orcutt-Grady in 2012 following two years as an analyst… Read More →

ULI seeking real estate proposals for ‘Shark Tank’ event

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona District Council is seeking proposals from local real estate entrepreneurs to showcase and pitch their projects at the popular ULI Shark Tank event.  Real money and expert deal making advice is at stake for successful candidates with real estate development experience, an active and interesting deal to discuss, and… Read More →

ULI Seeking Proposals for Inaugural Shark Tank Event

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by in Events | In The Spotlight

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona is seeking proposals from local real estate entrepreneurs to showcase and pitch their projects at the first annual Shark Tank event. Successful candidates will have real estate development experience, an active and interesting deal to discuss and the ability to make a concise and captivating presentation. All proposals will… Read More →

Healthcare And Senior Living Development & Investment Strategies

Healthcare & Senior Housing
by in Business News | Events | Networking | Seminars

Urban Land Institute Arizona – Executive Roundtable June 20 2:30 p.m. Registration 3:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Program 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception Westin Kierland Resort, Herberger Ballroom 6902 East Greenway Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Self-Parking available Join us for an intimate conversation with industry leaders regarding the signs of continued activity in… Read More →