Industry Professionals 08-10-18

Awards & Accolades

1. RKAA Architects, Inc. has earned the Inside Self-Storage “2018 Best of Business” Award for Best Architectural Services.

2. RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture announced that Annie Vos, designer in its Tempe office, has been selected for the Valley Leadership Accelerate Program, Class of 2018.

Company News

3.  Cushman & Wakefield plc this week announced the closing of its initial public offering of 45,000,000 of its ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $17/share. The underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 6,750,000 ordinary shares from Cushman & Wakefield. The total IPO size was 51,750,000 shares. The shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol “CWK.”

4. Dibble Engineering recently opened a new office in Mesa at 1630 S. Stapley Drive, Suite 12. The new office will help accommodate the company’s rapid growth and leverage it with the economic development in the East Valley.

5. Multi-disciplinary planning and landscape architecture firm The Planning Center has acquired jacobson mcleod landscape architects (j|m).


6. W.E. O’Neil Construction Co. of Arizona announced the promotion of Jason Jordan to General Superintendent. Jordan joined the firm earlier this year as a Senior Project Superintendent.

7. RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture has announced the promotion of Brittany Geist to Project Director in its Tempe office.


8. YAM Capital has added Ryan Muranaka as Director of Business Development to its team. In this role, Muranaka is responsible for origination, underwriting and servicing of commercial mortgage loans for YAM Capital.

9. W.E. O’Neil announced the addition of David McDermed to its team of construction professionals. McDermed will serve in the role of Senior Superintendent in the Phoenix office.

10. NAI Horizon has bolstered its industrial properties team with supply-chain specialist Jay Olson, who joins the firm as an Associate. Olson comes to NAI Horizon after 25 years as President and Director of Operations for Sun Pac International.

11. Sarah Zelenak has joined RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture as a Designer in the Tempe office.

12. Small Giants, LLC. has hired Amanda Aiello as Assistant Project Manager to support the agency’s organization and communication, as well as support Small Giants’ client accounts.

13. Greenberg Traurig expanded its real estate practice’s hospitality group with the addition of Caroline Pricher as Of Counsel in the Phoenix office.

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