GENE SPIEGELMAN, VICE CHAIRMAN, APPOINTED HEAD OF CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD’S NORTH AMERICA RETAIL SERVICES GROUP

Spiegelman, representing North America, joins global retail leadership team alongside Justin Taylor (EMEA) and James Hawkey (APAC) Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Gene Spiegelman, Vice Chairman, has been named head of the firm’s North America Retail Services group. Gene is based in C&W’s world headquarters office in New York’s Midtown Manhattan. 
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Make-A-Wish Foundation Buys Scottsdale Office Building

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona purchased an ±11,400 Square Foot Office Building just outside of Downtown Scottsdale at 2901 N. 78th Street for its headquarters. Closing on December 2nd, the two-story office building sold for $1.9 million. Kelly O’Dea of LevRose/TCN Worldwide represented the Seller, SPQR, LLC, and the buyer was represented by Chris Marchildon and…

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TRIWEST HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE EXPANDS ITS HEADQUARTERS TO 119,000+ SQ. FT. IN NORTHWEST PHOENIX

TriWest Healthcare Alliance has leased the entire 119,131-square-foot office building at 16010 N. 28th Ave. to accommodate its expansion for handing its recently awarded contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA.). The company, which had previously occupied a portion of the building as its corporate headquarters, has committed to extend its lease and expand…

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111 West Monroe Raises the Bar for ‘Mid-Century Modern Cool’ in Downtown Phoenix Office Market

Rialto Capital, a national real estate investment and asset management company and local boutique Ironline Partners (Karber, O’Neil, principals) are celebrating the newly acquired 111 West Monroe tower’s 50th anniversary. 111 West Monroe is under renovation and actively welcoming the most creative office and retail tenants in Phoenix’s growing CBD. “The ‘new’ 111 West Monroe…

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NAIOP ARIZONA CLOSES OUT A SUCCESSFUL 2014 MAKING EDUCATION, VOLUNTEERISM AND ADVOCACY HIGH PRIORITIES

From philanthropy to tackling key issues affecting the industry to education and networking, NAIOP Arizona and its more than 700 members closed out a successful 2014. Events such as Night at the Fights, the new Signature Speaker Series, Thursday Night Live, the quarterly Market Leaders Series and the golf tournament attracted more than 3,500 attendees…

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Colliers International Completes Sale of Ocotillo Fiesta in Chandler, Ariz.

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently sold the 40,952-square-foot Ocotillo Fiesta Shopping Center in Chandler, Ariz., involving a trade of properties. Ocotillo Fiesta LLC, of Scottsdale purchased the shopping center, located at the southeast corner of Alma School Road and Queen Creek Road, from Southgate Mall Associates LLC of Missoula, Mont. Mindy Korth, executive vice…

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TRAMMELL CROW COMPANY AND CLARION PARTNERS KICK OFF THIRD PHASE OF COLDWATER DEPOT LOGISTICS CENTER

Trammell Crow Company (TCC), one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate developers and investors, and joint venture partner Clarion Partners, a leading U.S. real estate investment manager, announce that construction has begun on Coldwater Depot Logistics Center, Phase 3, a 187,000 square foot, Class A speculative industrial building in Avondale, AZ. Construction is scheduled…

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Attorney Matthew Meaker Contributing Author to Green Building Book Published by the American Bar Association

Matthew Meaker, a Shareholder with the law firm of Sacks Tierney P.A., recently co-authored two chapters in a primer for green construction lawyers, “Green Building and the Construction Lawyer – A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues,” published by the American Bar Association. The authors of this publication included some of the preeminent authorities…

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Valley Partnership seeks new President and CEO

Valley Partnership announced today that Richard Hubbard stepped down from his eight-year post as President and CEO of the advocacy group. The terms of Hubbard’s resignation are effective immediately, said Cecilia Riviere, Director of Partner Services for Valley Partnership. “We are thankful that Richard served Valley Partnership as our President and CEO for over eight…

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Morning with Grant Woods

Valley Partnership continues an annual tradition with its 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 scheduled for 2014, the event is scheduled for Friday,…

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Julie Brassell Named Business Development Manager at DIRTT Environmental Solutions in Phoenix

Julie Brassell has been named business development manager at DIRTT Environmental Solutions. She previously was business development manager at Hunt & Caraway Architects. Her background in the commercial real estate industry includes positions at Brycon Construction, Jokake Construction, DMB Associates and Linthicum Custom Builders. Brassell is a member of AAED, ACE, SMPS Arizona, as well…

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Vestis Group Brokers Sale Of Metro Phoenix Single Family Portfolio For $16.8M

Vestis Group, a leading multifamily real estate brokerage and investment firm, is pleased to announce that brokers Natan Jacobs, Les Litwin, Victoria Miachika and Chad Barber have completed the sale of one hundred six single family homes (106 Single Family Home Portfolio) in Phoenix for $16,775,000 or $158,255 per unit. Vestis Group played an integral…

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