1. The Statesman Group announced last week Polaris Pacific has been hired to lead the sales and marketing for its $90M luxury condominium community, The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo in Chandler.
2. Tucson-based Vector Space Systems Inc., developer of what it calls the world’s smallest satellite launcher rocket, has raised $21M in a Series A round. This brings Vector’s total fundraising to date to $31M.
3. Keith Stanton has been promoted to Director of Design Development at Thoma-Holec Design, LLC.
5. Adolfson & Peterson Construction announced the hiring of Kelly Salvione as a Project Manager. Salvione will oversee the construction phase of projects including budgeting, scheduling and other efforts.
6. CBRE has hired Holly Unck as Vice President of Transfer and Sales Tax Services.
7. Arizona Forward President and Chief Executive Officer Diane Brossart announced her retirement last week, after serving at the helm of Valley Forward and then Arizona Forward, for more than 26 years. As part of a planned succession, the appointed Executive Search Committee will conduct a comprehensive search to fill the CEO position over the next few months. Brossart will then help transition the new leader.