Vanessa Hickman Archives

Vanessa Hickman resigns for role at ASU

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On Jan. 9, Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman informed Gov. Doug Ducey of her resignation. Hickman has accepted a role at Arizona State University, which she will pursue after Jan. 12. Hickman has worked at the Arizona State Land Department for five years and has been the commissioner since Nov. 2012. As state land… Read More →

Vanessa Hickman discusses trust land in Arizona

by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman manages the leasing, sale and highest use of roughly 9.2 million acres of Arizona State Trust land, a huge portion of which is meant for K-12 education. As the president of the Western States Land Commissioners Association, to which Phoenix is the winter conference host Jan. 4 through 8… Read More →

Valley Partnership Amplifies Voice of Responsible Development


When municipalities have development-related issue at stake, one of the first organizations they call is Valley Partnership. Advocacy for responsible development is the driving force of the 27-year-old organization, which often takes a stance on behalf of its busy members. The issues range from state legislation and statewide issues such as land reform efforts, Government… Read More →

Spreading Prosperity: Innovation and Job Growth for Arizona’s Future

ULI Stage, WEB
by in AZRE Magazine | Industry Insiders

With the quality of panelists and speakers assembled for ULI Arizona District Council’s 9th annual Trends Day, the theme — “Spreading Prosperity” — was apropos. Where else but at ULI’s Trends Day does an audience of almost 900 real estate and business leaders get to hear some of the industry’s top experts talk about spreading… Read More →