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Valley Partnership to talk on construction labor

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Valley Partnership’s topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Feb. 26 will be on the availability of construction labor in Metro Phoenix. The panel will feature Jerry Barnier, Founder, Suntec Concrete; Jeff Eschliman, vice president of Operations of Maracay Homes; Fred Ingersoll, director of apprenticeship & training at Arizona Builders Alliance; and Brad Nelson, project superintendent… Read More →

Valley Partnership will do CRE preview

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s first monthly breakfast of 2016 on Friday, Jan. 29., will be on a commercial real estate preview for the coming year. The panel will feature Alan Maguire, president and principal economist, The Maguire Company; Sheryl Palmer, president and CEO, Taylor Morrison; and Neil Giuliano, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Leadership. Moderating the panel… Read More →

Valley Partnership leaders named to state water group

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Gov. Doug Ducey appointed the CEO and a board member of Valley Partnership, Monday, to the newly-formed Water Augmentation Council. Cheryl Lombard, CEO and president, and Arizona State Land Commissioner and Valley Partnership Board Members Lisa Atkins were appointed to the council, which will investigate long-term water augmentation strategies and more. “Water issues are a… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2016 board leadership

Molly Ryan Carson
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Valley Partnership named Molly Ryan Carson, Vice President of Ryan Companies US, Inc. as its 2016 Chairperson. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members and committee chairs. “I am honored to be the incoming Valley Partnership Chair and help continue our mission to advocate for responsible development,” Ryan Carson said. “We… Read More →

Valley Partnership features a morning with Grant Woods

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership continues an annual tradition with its end-of- the-year reflection by the always entertaining and provocative Grant Woods. The former Arizona attorney general, prominent attorney and community leader will provide a morning of thought- provoking discussion about Arizona politics, education and business. The final Friday Morning Breakfast of 2015 is scheduled for Dec. 11… Read More →

Valley Partnership Community Project attracts hundreds

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured

It was only fitting that the largest number of volunteers ever showed up for what turned out to be a record-breaking 28th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. The 2015 community project Saturday at the Florence Crittenton Girls Ranch in Scottsdale drew almost 300 volunteers on a sunny fall day.  A record 90 corporate sponsors contributed… Read More →

Kristina Locke named Coe & Van Loo’s director of development

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Coe & Van Loo Consultants, Inc. (CVL) has announced that Kristina Locke has been hired as Director of Business Development. She will be responsible for leading CVL’s business development efforts, increasing brand recognition, and business expansion. Ms. Locke has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, branding, and business development achievements. She has assisted… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces October breakfast topic

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Oct. 23. This month’s program will feature a discussion on the variety of funding options for needed infrastructure, the purpose of public-private partnerships (P3), and the challenge of prioritizing projects. The panel will feature John Trujillo, Public Works Director, City of Phoenix… Read More →

Why SRP and ASU continue to invest in Tempe

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Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25. This month’s program will feature a discussion on why the Salt River Project and Arizona State University continue to invest in the city of Tempe. The panel will feature John Creer, Assistant Vice President for Real Estate Development at ASU;… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2015-16 Advocates Class

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured

Valley Partnership announced its 2015-16 Advocates class with this year’s 25 candidates selected from a record 49 applicants. “This is the largest number of applications we’ve received since the program’s inception – 12 more than last year. We’re thrilled with the response for just the third year of the program,” said Cheryl Lombard, President and… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best

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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 →

Valley Partnership Community Project earns Crescordia

Accepting Valley Partnership's Crescordia Award were, from left, Robyn Ratcliff, center  director for AFH; and 2014 Valley Partnership Community Project committee members Heather Markham, Dena Jones, Kaylynn Primerano, Peter Madrid and Katie Reiner.
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership’s 2014 Community Project won a prestigious Crescordia Award Saturday evening at the 35th annual Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards. Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH), last year’s community project recipient, was honored in the Site Development Private Sector category at the Arizona Forward event at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. “We are so thrilled… Read More →

Legislative Update: digging deep for water

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By Cheryl L. Lombard, President and CEO of Valley Partnership   A balanced compromise has been found with Mayor Mark Mitchell and the Tempe City Council to remove street car from the city’s final development impact program. In the July/August Legislative Update, Valley Partnership mentioned our concern of street car being included in the final program.… Read More →

John McCain to attend Valley Partnership breakfast

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Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, August 28. This month’s program will feature an update on the Valley’s restaurant driven development, including a look at the underlying economic factors at play and how adaptive reuse has become a driver for development. The panel will feature Matt Pool, owner… Read More →