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Valley Partnership to focus on multifamily market

Tempe apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership‘s September 23 monthly breakfast will focus on the Valley’s multi-housing market, which continues to hum along. What are the realities for residents? Are the types of projects being developed actually what the Valley needs? As Valley and state economic development leaders look to grow our economy, affordable, workforce-centric housing is key to employer attraction –… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces new class of advocates

Valley Partnership advocate
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership prides itself as the premier advocacy group for responsible development in Arizona, which is largely possible due to the proactivity and engagement of its members on development issues. Each year members share knowledge and experiences with a new class of aspiring professionals within various areas of the commercial real estate industry through the Valley Partnership Advocates Program.… Read More →

CIS adds Noel Palmer, account manager

ABI Multifamily
by in AZRE Magazine

Corporate Interior Systems added Noel Palmer to its account manager department. With 10 years of experience in customer service and sales, she is most familiar with working as a team – with clients, consultants and other industry partners. She is always focused on her clients’ best interest – listening well and providing inspired and cost effective solutions. Palmer has been… Read More →

Valley Partnership adds 2 new board members

JLL
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership announced the addition of two Valley industry leaders to the board. Liberty Property Trust Senior Vice President John DiVall and El Dorado Holdings, Inc. President Jim Kenny will join the Valley Partnership board effective immediately. “Valley Partnership is pleased to welcome John and Jim to our board,” said Cheryl Lombard, Valley Partnership President… Read More →

Valley Partnership examines Valley as a logistics hub

rsz_estrella_logistics_center
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for the August 26 breakfast. This month’s panel will discuss Arizona’s future as a hub for manufacturing and logistics and what business and economic development leaders are doing to ensure viability in these industries going forward. The logistics and manufacturing panel will feature Nicholaus Fischer, Merit Partners; Mark Lashinske,… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2016 Community Project

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa has been selected as recipient of the 2016 Valley Partnership Community Project. The event is Nov. 5. Sunshine Acres provides a home for children who are separated from their parents and helps them establish long-term relationships with stable parental figures, preparing them for success in adult life. “We are truly… Read More →

Valley Partnership Advocates class applications available

Valley Partnership advocate
by in AZRE Magazine

The 2016-2017 Valley Partnership ADVOCATE Class will have an unprecedented exposure to, and understanding of the entire process for building a large scale, master-planned community. The class of 25 current members of Valley Partnership who are 35 years of age or younger will have first-hand access to learning how a master-planned community is built while linking… Read More →

Valley Partnership explores master-planned communities

Eastmark
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

The Valley Partnership monthly breakfast for July 29 will host a panel that will discuss the evolution of master planned communities. Historically, master planned communities have played a significant role in Arizona real estate. However, in a post-recession world, what is the role of master planned communities in Arizona’s development landscape? The panel will feature… Read More →

AZRE names Most Influential Women in CRE for 2016

women

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women had to work their way through the ranks to a C-suite. One was a dealer in a casino.… Read More →

Valley Partnership graduates 2015-16 Advocates class

Cheryl Lombard
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Valley Partnership‘s 2015-16 Advocates class has graduated. This year’s Valley Partnership Advocates curriculum offered participants a robust exposure to all aspects of the lifecycle of development. Some of this year’s program highlights include: A helicopter tour of some of the Valley’s current development projects sponsored by SRP An invite only Valley Partnership breakfast event with… Read More →

Q&A: Valley Partnership’s Cheryl Lombard talks politics

Cheryl Lombard
by in AZRE Magazine | Executive Q&A

It’s been a little more than a year since Cheryl Lombard took over as Valley Partnership’s president and CEO. In her role, Lombard is responsible for leading and managing Valley Partnership, including developing and executing strategies, and managing the association’s resources, expertise and leadership initiatives. AZRE sat down with Lombard to talk about her challenges… Read More →

Why good roads and infrastructure are needed for development

Loop 303 I-10 Interchange

Existing transportation infrastructure can be a make it or break it point for any development project. If there aren’t any roads or other necessary infrastructure pieces in place, then a site isn’t very developable, says Brad Wright, of counsel at Squire Patton Boggs. “I really see the connection between our ability to finance good public… Read More →

Valley Partnership examines airports as economic engines

Sky Harbor
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s monthly breakfast for June will cover a panel who will feature presentations from economic development officials on three of the Valley’s municipal airports. Experts will share their strategic plans and outline upcoming opportunities for the real estate and development communities. The panel will feature Shea Joachim, business development director at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway… Read More →

Valley Partnership will focus on education

Arizona School Choice Trust

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for the May 20 breakfast. This month’s program will discuss how education is one of the key drivers of job and wage growth in Arizona and what is next after Prop. 123, whether it passes or not. The panel will feature Jay Heiler, Board President, Arizona Charter School Association,… Read More →