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No bites at 4th Annual ULI Arizona Shark Tank

Moderator C. Joseph Blackbourn, president and CEO at Everest Holdings talks with the sharks before the first group of presenters take the stage.

The 4th Annual Shark Tank presented by ULI Arizona mirrored some of the trends that we’re seeing in Valley commercial real estate: affordable, ground-up multifamily; converting single-family homes into residential assisted-living; and repurposing and preserving a building that’s been part of the local economy since the 1940s. A rapt audience of more than 200 was… Read More →

ULI Arizona ‘Sharks’ bare their teeth Nov. 9

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Following the enormous success of the popular TV show Shark Tank at ULI Fall Meetings, ULI Arizona is again bringing together expert money and real local deals. A panel of “sharks” will be moderated by C. Joseph Blackbourn, president and CEO, Everest Holdings, to evaluate the proposals and offer the audience a look behind the… Read More →

Leadership profile: J. Paul Rhodes of Vestar

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J. Paul Rhodes Executive vice president Vestar Rhodes, a founding principal of Vestar, oversees construction for its operations.Rhodes has been responsible for the construction of more than 95 shopping centers, in excess of 21.5 million square feet. He graduated from ASU with a degree in civil engineering.Rhodes is a founding member of Executive Council 70,… Read More →

Restoration Hardware opens first Arizona outlet store today

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Vestar, one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, announced today the upcoming opening of the first RH — Restoration Hardware — outlet store in Arizona at Crossroads Towne Center today. The 28,000-square-foot space will be located at 3757 S. Gilbert Road on the northeast corner of the Loop 202 in Gilbert, Ariz.… Read More →

Meet Tempe Business Woman of the Year recipients at luncheon

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce’s most recent Business Woman of the Year Award recipient Denise Hart joins prior recipients Jodi Polanski and Margaret Hunnicutt at an educational and inspiring luncheon. These notable women will have a conversation about what it takes to succeed in life and business and answer questions about their achievements and experiences. The event takes place on Sept.… Read More →

Desert Ridge Marketplace, Tempe Marketplace add retailers

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Exciting developments are underway at Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace, as the shopping centers prepare to welcome several in-demand retailers and restaurants to their respective properties this fall. With a combined 2.5 million square feet of space drawing 30 million visitors annually, the two Vestar-operated shopping centers are already home to a wide array… Read More →

Vestar acquires Gilbert retail center for $17.96 million

by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Phoenix-based real estate firm Vestar acquired Lakeview Village at Morrison Ranch, a 93,741-square-foot grocery-anchored neighborhood center in Gilbert for $17.96 million. Situated on 16 acres at the southeast corner of Higley and Elliot Roads, Lakeview Village at Morrison Ranch is leased to several national and regional retailers including Bashas’, Bank of America, Panda Express, Great Clips, UPS Store, H&R… Read More →

Tempe Chamber honors Denise Hart

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has named Denise Hart as the 2016 Business Woman of the Year. She was honored at the 21st Annual Women in Business Conference on May 25 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Tempe. “I was deeply honored to be nominated for Tempe Business Woman of the Year among so many… Read More →

Vestar adds 350K SF to Phoenix portfolio

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by in AZRE Magazine

Vestar, one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, has been retained by a family owned company as the property management firm for Superstition Springs Center, a 186,766-square-foot community retail center located in Mesa, Ariz. and Ancala Village, a 173,185-square-foot community retail center located in Scottsdale, Ariz. Vestar now manages more than 26 million square feet. Vestar’s team brings a… Read More →

Tempe names Business Woman of the Year finalists

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists for the 21st annual Business Woman of the Year award. The recipient will be announced at the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Conference on May 25. The award recognizes an individual’s excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. The award honors those who… Read More →

Phoenix-Based Vestar pays $31.4M for Seattle retail center

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by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Phoenix-based commercial real estate firm, Vestar, purchased James Center, a retail center in Tacoma, Washington, for $31.4 million. James Center is located at 6901 S. 19th St. in western Tacoma and is directly across from Tacoma Community College, which enrolls nearly 14,000 students per year. The center totals 140,240 square-feet and is situated on 15.95 acres.… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2016 board leadership

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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 →

Forever 21’s F21 red will open first Arizona store

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Vestar announced the signing of Forever 21’s newest concept store F21 red at Tempe Marketplace, located at the southwest corner of the highly traveled Loops 101 & 202 in Tempe, Arizona. This will be the first in Arizona to open. F21 red will open fall of 2015 in 13,000 square feet. The fast fashion retailer… Read More →

Vestar to develop at Crossroads Towne Center

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently negotiated two separate long-term leases for a restaurant and dental office at a multi-tenant retail building soon to be under construction at Crossroads Towne Center in Gilbert. Local shopping center owner, developer and manager, Vestar Development Company of Phoenix, is developing a 7,800-square-foot building at 3787 S. Gilbert Road.… Read More →