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This is your chance to shape the future of transportation in this region.  The Maricopa Association of Governments is working on the next long-range transportation plan. We are asking you to help MAG create a regional plan that is based on the priorities and values of real residents.  Will you help? The results will be used to help develop plans for future roads, freeways, public transit, bike and pedestrian improvements. The online survey will take approximately 10 minutes.  Give us your time, and we’ll give you a chance to win … Read More

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City of Phoenix RFQ

The City of Phoenix is seeking a qualified consultant team to serve as an owner’s representative for an approximately $235 million renovation to the City-owned / Suns-managed Talking Stick Resort Arena (TSRA).  The successful respondent will contract directly with the City to assist the City in monitoring the renovation and expenditures, ensure all items in the project scope are completed, and to provide regular status reports to the City Manager and the Council. The successful respondent will operate as an extension of staff on behalf of the City, and collaborate … Read More

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Trends Day Speaker Highlighted in Urban Land Magazine

“There is a workspace and workplace revolution happening across the U.S.” that needs to address the needs of everyone who works there, said Amy Nelson, founder and CEO of the Riveter, in a session at ULI Arizona’s Trends Day, held in January at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix. The Riveter is a fast-growing company focused on “female-forward” coworking spaces built by and for women that also welcome all genders. Since the launch of the Riveter in 2017 in Seattle, the Riveter’s coworking spaces have expanded to two … Read More

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Trends Day 2019: Reflect. Rethink. Respond.

By Peter Madrid | MadridMedia Creating places and spaces. The right fit for changing demographics in housing. Building more with less. The journey of discovery. ULI Arizona’s 14th annual Trends Day, held at the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, was titled “Reflect. Rethink. Respond.” The reflect component? “Think about this,” said Peter Ricchiuti, professor at the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. “Our economy is 70 percent consumer driven. Middle class consumers are the job creators. You want an immigration stat? Forty percent of the Fortune 500 companies were … Read More

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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members during the month of November: Suzie Boyles, City of Buckeye Ali Fakih, Sustainability Engineering Group, LLC Benjamin Graff, Quarles & Brady LLP Dan Henderson, Town of Gilbert Josh Jay, Southwest Gas Corporation Lauren Podgorski, Snell & Willmer LLP George Sheaps, City of Prescott Chad Wakefield, OPC Steven Zonsius, Artemis Realty Capital, LLC

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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members during the month of October: Denise Allen, True Metal Solutions Paul Balskus, Koch Industries Mike Gilbert, Cushman & Wakefield Dean Howard, Rosendin Electric Edward James, Tech Parks Arizona Erick Pesqueira, Western Alliance Bancorporation Thane Traasdahl, Cowley Norberg Investments

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Deer Valley, South Mountain and Phoenix Projects Focus of Shark Tank

By Peter Madrid | MadridMedia The 6th 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 retail development in the brisk Deer Valley submarket, a residential subdivision in the South Mountain, and a remodeled, 12-unit multifamily community in central Phoenix. Joseph Blackbourn, president and CEO of Everest Holdings, moderated the event held at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. This year’s sharks were Janet LePage, Co-Founder and CEO, Western Wealth Capital; Gary Linhart, Founding Partner, … Read More

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Welcome to ULI Arizona’s Newest Members

ULI Arizona welcomed the following new members during the month of September: Nicholas Affronti, Arizona State University John Allen, JP Morgan Nicholas Alvarez, Arizona State University Gary Anderson, Cushman & Wakefield Asia Andry, University of Arizona, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning Sara Appleton, Shea Homes Kevin Bauer, Arizona State University Steve Burks, AZ Big Media Zachary Bursley, Shea Homes Chadwick Campbell, Thomas Title & Escrow Luke Capen, Wadsworth Development Group Danielle Carlson, Arizona State University Holly Chilicas, Arizona State University Frank Collins, Arizona State University Thomas Czerwinski, Arizona State … Read More

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Program Recap: Arizona & Mexico – Crossroads of Real Estate and Commerce

By Peter Madrid | MadridMedia When it comes to the economic impact felt by Arizona with our neighbor to the south, the numbers speak for themselves. Mexico is Arizona’s largest trading partner. Our two-way trade was $15.4 billion in 2017. That represented $7.9 billion in exports and $7.9 in imports. And with a growing demand for e-commerce by a young generation of consumers in Mexico, the economic impact in Arizona could be even greater. Commercial real estate brokers who work on both sides of the border shared their insight – … Read More

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City of Phoenix Request for Proposals

The City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department has issued the Request for Proposals  for the Sale and Adaptive Reuse of the 1 South 24th Street Parcel (RFP) to sell the parcel, including the former First National Bank of Arizona building and improvements located on the site. The RFP is posted at phoenix.gov/solicitations/1676 (schedule on page 1). Please note the City’s Solicitation Transparency Policy (see page 12) is now in effect for this business opportunity and all questions must be directed to the procurement officer at procurement.request.ced@phoenix.gov. Posted: September 18, … Read More

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