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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

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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

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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 →

Valley Partnership takes a look at hospitality industry

Mountain-Shadows

Valley Partnership‘s annual monthly breakfast on April 29th will cover two major hospitality projects under construction in Paradise Valley – a new Ritz-Carlton and redevelopment of the iconic Mountain Shadows resort. The panel will feature Christopher Klecka, CFO of Five Star Development (Ritz-Carlton); Scott Lyon, founder and managing partner of Westroc Hospitality (Mountain Shadows); and Jeff… Read More →

Valley Partnership event focuses on creating vibrant downtowns

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s March 18th breakfast topic will hot a discussion featuring city leaders on the evolution of downtown Phoenix. City leaders will share insights into how both public and private leaders are addressing the challenges that are unique to downtown. The panel will feature a discussion between City of Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego, David Krumwiede, executive vice… Read More →

Valley Partnership accepting grant proposals

Valley Partnership

Valley Partnership is accepting grant proposals from local nonprofits looking to have their facilities renovated. The 2016 Valley Partnership Community Project will be accepting grants through March 18. “We’re very excited about the Valley Partnership Community project for 2016,” said Aaron Parenica, 2016 co-chair for the Community Project. “We’re looking for applicants who provide a critical service… Read More →