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Valley Partnership picks 30th community project recipient

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix has been selected as recipient of the 2017 Valley Partnership Community Project. The annual event, which brings together hundreds of community leaders from the real estate and development communities for a day of service, will take place on November 4, 2017. For the past few years, the St.… Read More →

Inside look at Arizona’s next economy during Valley Partnership breakfast

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

Economic development leaders around the Valley have been working to create the next wave of economic development for Arizona, focused on leveraging the strengths of our existing economy and building a path to the future. This month, the Valley Partnership Friday Morning Breakfast will bring together Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Valley Partnership’s 2017 legislative wins

This year’s Legislative session lasted 122 days and of the 1,079 bills originally posted, 353 were passed. Of the 353 bills passed, 342 were signed into law and 11 were vetoed by Gov. Doug Ducey. Cheryl Lombard, president and CEO of Valley Partnership, an advocacy group for responsible development, describes the session as good from… Read More →

Valley Partnership serving up midyear update and forecast at May monthly breakfast

Downtown Phoenix at night
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership will hold its May monthly breakfast a week early on Friday, May 19, dishing out a midyear update for 2017 and a forecast for what’s to come for the rest of the year. A panel of local real estate developers will examine what’s happening at the federal level, while giving a hard look… Read More →

Valley Partnership analyzes economic impact of Luke Air Force base

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

This month’s panel will discuss the economic impact of Luke Air Force base on the Valley and the state of Arizona. The panel will be held at the Phoenix Country Club on Friday, April 21 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Brigadier General Brook Leonard, Luke’s new Commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, will provide… Read More →

Valley Partnership accepting grant applications for 2017 community project

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine

Local community organizations should polish their grant writing skills as Valley Partnership is looking for its next 2017 community project. The Valley Partnership Community Project focuses on upgrading the exteriors of local charities. Types of charities selected usually benefit children and are unable to get funding from other sources. Valley Partnership has been hosting its… Read More →

Valley Partnership to look at impact of SRPMIC projects

McKesson Corporation
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership‘s panel for its monthly breakfast on Friday, March 17 will discuss the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s (SRPMIC) impact on the Valley’s development landscape. Most recently, Ryan Companies US broke ground on a 271,000-square-foot, twinned office tower on 32 acres that will be the corporate regional headquarters for San Francisco-based McKesson. McKesson is… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2017 chair, board members

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership named Brett Hopper, development consultant at The OPUS Group, as its 2017 Chair. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members representing Pederson Group, Land Advisors, Hines, City of Phoenix and Macerich. “As Valley Partnership’s 2017 Chair, I look forward to drawing from the expertise and experience of my peers… Read More →

Valley Partnership will feature Arizona State Land Department

by in AZRE Magazine

The upcoming February Valley Partnership monthly breakfast will feature an update on the latest projects planned by the Arizona State Land Department. Land Commissioner Lisa Atkins and Deputy Commissioner Wesly Mehl will provide a comprehensive update on the State Trust Lands to kick off the Friday, Feb. 17 breakfast. The Arizona State Land Department is… Read More →

Valley Partnership breakfast to focus on Trump’s infrastructure plan

by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership’s January 20 breakfast is going to be a twist on the typical forecast popular this time of year. This month’s panel will discuss how the state of Arizona is preparing for President-Elect Trump’s Infrastructure Plan, and how the real estate development industry will benefit from these opportunities across the Valley. The panel will… Read More →

Infrastructure: past, present and our future (again)

stay safe on the light rail
by in AZRE Magazine

As we kick off 2017 with a new President, new Congress, and a new Arizona Legislature, the conversation about infrastructure needs and how to pay for them will start anew. My column a few months ago spoke of how infrastructure makes our lives better and our economy more efficient. Roads, highways, water pipes and much… Read More →

Grant Woods to give end-of-year reflection at Valley Partnership breakfast

by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership continues its annual tradition of an 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 2016 is scheduled for this Friday, Dec.… Read More →

Commercial real estate firms give back for the holidays

by in AZRE Magazine

The season for giving runs year-round for many in the commercial real estate industry. There are countless different ways that companies and employees give back to communities throughout the year from fundraisers and drives to in-kind donations for local charities. This time of year brings with it, added seasonal efforts such as charity toy and… Read More →

Valley Partnership volunteers help create fitness park at children’s home

Valley Partnership
by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Newsmakers

On a clear and brisk morning, more than 300 volunteers helped transform an underutilized parcel of land into a vibrant fitness park and recreation area at Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa. For the second straight year, a record number of volunteers participated in Valley Partnership’s 29th Annual Community Project. In addition, a total of… Read More →