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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members during the month of November: Jason Angell, Town of Marana David Dellana, Western State Bank Jeff Ell, Ell Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Southern Arizona Carol Hu, City of Glendale Economic Development Division Rob Marsh, CBRE – Labor Analytics William Morey, Arizona State University Gabrielle Moussa, Trasher Law Offices PLLC

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ULI NEXT Arizona Partners with ASU’s MRED

ULI NEXT recently partnered with ASU’s MRED program for a “How to Network” lunch and learn.  ULI NEXT members led two panel discussions:  “Why Networking is Important in Real Estate” and  “How To Network – Tips and Tactics.”   The event was designed to provideMRED students attending the ULI Fall Meeting with networking advice and to show how active involvement in ULI can be integral in building and growing a network.

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ULI NEXT Arizona Fall Mixer

ULI NEXT Arizona held its annual Fall Mixer on November 18 at Ocotillo’s spacious outdoor courtyard in Midtown Phoenix.  NEXT members typically meet monthly in small groups, so this event was an opportunity for members and their significant others to interact with the entire NEXT membership.  ULI NEXT seeks to provide ULI’s emerging leaders with a forum for knowledge sharing and peer interaction via site visits, guest talks and group-wide networking events such as the Fall Mixer.  For membership information, please contact Stephanie Handley at shandley@wespacaz.com.

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Arcadia Subdivision, Texas Senior Living and Chandler Luxury Residences Served up at 5th Annual Shark Tank

By Peter Madrid | MadridMedia The 5th Annual Shark Tank presented by ULI Arizona attracted three distinct and unique projects all with the same goal of landing an investor. The ‘sharks’ considered a residential subdivision in the Arcadia neighborhood in central Phoenix; a senior living facility in Amarillo, Texas; and luxury residences in Downtown Chandler. Joseph  Blackbourn, president and CEO of Everest Holdings, moderated the event held at the Omni Montelucia Resort.  This year’s sharks were Drew Brown, founding partner of DMB Associates; John Graham, CEO of Sunbelt Holdings; and … Read More

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WLI Committee Supports Teenagers After School at UMOM

ULI Arizona’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Committee gathered together recently to assemble after school snack packs for the teenagers at UMOM, a family shelter and services provider for people experiencing homelessness. Committee members donated supplies like bottled water, granola bars, pens, and snacks and hand wrote notes to include in each snack pack. Fidelity National Title generously let us take over their conference room for the afternoon, and WLI prepared & delivered 205 snacks! It was a fun & rewarding way to give back to the community as we move … Read More

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5th Annual Shark Tank: Meet the Presenters

Almost 250 attendees enjoyed ULI Arizona’s 5th Annual Shark Tank program on November 16th at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. In case you missed it, be sure to access the presentations as well as information about our Shark and presenters. Sharks and Presenters Bio Sheet and Contact Information Presentation #1: Gifford Groves – CIMA Holdings, LLC Presentation #2: Senior Living Investment – Brydant Presentation #3: St. Moritz Residences – Sunset Luxury Residential

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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members in the month of October: George Andros, Andros Properties Brian Bidolli, University of Arizona – College of Architecture Paul Borgesen, SVN Stacy Bridge-Denzak, Town of Carefree James DeCremer, Strategic Retail Group Ryan Fingleton, VEREIT John Glenn, CCBG Architect Brian Kinney, McShane Construction Sean Loomis, University of Arizona Charles Lucking, RRA Companies Russ Sanders, SmithGroup JJR Lauren Schroeder, Thrasher Law Office PLLC David Stull, University of Arizona Jeff Valdez, Bourn Companies, LLC

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Peter Madrid Named Mentor of the Year Co-winner by PBJ

Peter Madrid has been named co-winner in the Mentor of the Year category for the Phoenix Business Journal’s Landmark Leaders Award. The recognition salutes commercial real estate and related professionals in Phoenix. Madrid is owner of MadridMedia. He provides writing, editing, media placement, and media relations services. He spent three years as Communications Specialist for the Phoenix office of Cushman & Wakefield. He was responsible for internal communications, social media platforms, and oversaw the firm’s philanthropic and community engagement. Prior to that he was editor of Arizona Commercial Real Estate (AZRE) magazine. Peter was responsible for producing … Read More

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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members in September: Taber Anderson, Symmetry Companies Ben Barazoto, Avenue North Brandon Borsheim, Cushman & Wakefield Lindsey Capoccia, Thrasher Law Offices PLLC Danielle Casey, City of Scottsdale Tracy Corman, Town of Queen Creek Artur Feierberg, JPMorgan Chase Brandon Frey, Alliance Residential Company Tanner Herrick, First American Title Insurance Company Marcene Kandra, Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. Bradley Lancaster, Fulcrum Alan Laulainen, Mision Veintiuno Kerry Linthicum, CBRE David Lynn, Everest Healthcare Properties Tim McElligott, Curator Engine Michael Moriarty, The Wolff Company Alexander Nolan, Wofford College Colin … Read More

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Holualoa Companies Job Posting

Holualoa Companies is seeking a proactive, strategic Senior Accountant to join our team.  This position contributes to the day-to-day financial operations of the company ensuring timely and accurate compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. This is an excellent career opportunity for a driven, results-oriented Senior Accountant seeking a career with a respected company that is experiencing progressive growth.  The ideal candidate has excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, and enjoys working in a fast-paced, high energy environment. Responsibilities: Oversee year-end tax process, successfully partnering with an outside CPA firm … Read More

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