Category Archives: AZ Real Estate

Trends Day 2016: Water, Millennials, Creative Turbulence, & Education

By Peter Madrid Cushman & Wakefield By all accounts, Trends Day 2016 was probably one of the best in 11 years. The panels were relevant and compelling. The keynote speaker was lively and engaging. The annual Pro or Con Debate was entertaining. And who doesn’t like it when Arizona State University President Michael Crow comes out with both barrels blazing when it comes to education in our state? KC Conway did indeed pave the way with his economist view of Metro Phoenix and Arizona. Both, by the way, rank high … Read More

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ULI AZ Awarded 2013 ULI Urban Innovation Fund Grant

Seventeen grants totaling $250,000 were awarded to ULI district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grant program during last week’s Fall Meeting in Chicago. We are excited to announce that ULI Arizona was one of the recipients and has been awarded a $15,000 grant! Read below to hear how we plan to use this grant money. Building Healthy Places in Arizona through Community Plan – Building on ULI Arizona’s ongoing Community Plan public officials education curriculum, ULI Arizona will convene work groups of land use planning and health professionals in three pilot … Read More

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Register Now! Commercial Investment and Development Essentials for the New Cycle

What Are the Forces Reshaping Office, Industrial and Retail Buildings? SkySong 1475 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale North Building, Convergence Room Parking in the North Parking Lot Registration 2:30pm Program 3:00-5:00pm Networking Reception 5:00-6:00pm Key Topics: Do office users want high parking-ratio buildings in the suburbs, or buildings in walkable urban environments with access to public transportation? What is the future for bricks-and-mortar retail properties as competition from the internet has emerged as the greatest single challenge in the retail world today? How will e-commerce continue to change the anatomy of bulk … Read More

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Chandler City Hall Project Named In Top Three For Technical Beauty

ULX: Technical Beauty by Ron Nyren February 26, 2013 In the 1960s, the London-based avant-garde architectural group Archigram envisioned a new era of technology-infused architecture. They dreamed up robotic cities that could walk around, and cities in which cranes hoisted living spaces and plugged them into an existing framework structure as needed. While the group’s utopian visions have not come to pass, architects, engineers, and manufacturers continue to experiment with new technical strategies to enhance the ways buildings look and function. Click here to read more.

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