Trends

Western Multifamily Permits Climb in July

// Aug 25th, 2014
Western Multifamily Permits Climb in July
By Eric Jay Toll for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Western multifamily building permits echoed increases in overall residential permitting and climbed 27.7 percent in July over June. The increase... 
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Local News

Old buildings, New Uses: Phoenix Preserves History

// Sep 2nd, 2014
Old buildings, New Uses: Phoenix Preserves History
By Amy B. Wang for The Arizona Republic Taco Guild on Osborn Road in Phoenix is part of Old School 07, an adaptive-reuse project the former site of the Bethel Methodist Church. Photo credit:... 
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Legislation issues

GSA Seeks New Approach for Design, Construction Projects

// Sep 2nd, 2014
GSA Seeks New Approach for Design, Construction Projects
By Pam Hunter and Tom Ichniowski for Engineering News-Record New land ports of entry, such as Mariposa Station in Nogales, are a GSA priority. Photo credit: wikipedia.org As the General Services... 
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National News

Arizona Leaders in Uproar as FAA Moves to Reduce Building Height Limits

// Jun 24th, 2014
Arizona Leaders in Uproar as FAA Moves to Reduce Building Height Limits
By Kristena Hansen for Phoenix Business Journal Proposed height limitations on buildings near airports could impact developments surrounding Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Photo credit:... 
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Budgets and Funding

Proposed Budget Will Reduce Phoenix Public Art Projects

// Jul 8th, 2014
Proposed Budget Will Reduce Phoenix Public Art Projects
From left, Biltmore Partners Foundation members Patricia Nelson, Jeffrey Fine and Karen Litton on the “Magic Carpet” project at the 24th Street and Camelback Road underpass. Photo credit:... 
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Green / Renewable Energy

Fed Energy Deal Paves Way for Zia Transmission Line

// Aug 18th, 2014
Fed Energy Deal Paves Way for Zia Transmission Line
Original source: Santa Fe New Mexican Photo credit: wilderness.org SunZia Transmission Line Clears Defense Site Hurdle The 515-mile SunZia transmission line, which would carry wind and solar... 
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Local Projects

Arizona Projects 8-29-14

// Aug 29th, 2014
Arizona Projects 8-29-14
Groundbreaking 1. Construction has begun on the 46-acre Tucson Premium Outlet mall at I-10 and Twin Peaks Road in Marana. The project is being developed by Simon Property Group. 2. ADOT has commenced... 
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Planning & Development

Voters May Have Final Say on Yuma Walmart

// Sep 2nd, 2014
Voters May Have Final Say on Yuma Walmart
By Joyce Lobeck for Yuma Sun The abandoned Sheltering Palms Family Trailer Ranch, 2545 W. 8th St., Yuma, is at the center of a dispute between Walmart and the owner of a liquor store located... 
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People on the Move

Industry Professionals 8-29-14

Industry Professionals 8-29-14

Awards & Accolades 1. AZRE published its 2014 Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list, which includes: Molly Ryan... 

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