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Lead Generation in the Commercial World

Commercial Corner

Andrew Cheney, CCIM, SIOR Principal, Lee & Associates, Partner, Coppola Cheney Group   Generating leads in commercial brokerage is not rocket science, but it takes a tremendous amount of time, effort and discipline. When I first entered the business I talked to many brokers who warned that it took anywhere from three to five years… Read more

The New Meaning of Office Space

Commercial Corner

Erik Peterson Principal, PHX Architecture   The definition of traditional office space has taken on a whole new meaning.  Gone are the days of joining a company and being assigned to your cubicle while working your way up to a corner office. The old environment was task-oriented and became detrimental to productivity – giving little… Read more

Commercial Real Estate: A Team Effort

Commercial Corner

Bryon R. Carney Market Leader, Cushman & Wakefield   I am a huge fan of the Arizona Cardinals. I’ve been a season ticket holder since they moved to Arizona in 1988 and have suffered through some dismal seasons — but I believed going into the 2016 season this was our year to win the Super… Read more

Commercial Real Estate Champions

Commercial Corner

Joyce C. Grossman, AZED Pro Executive Director, Arizona Association for Economic Development With Sara Wheatcroft Sr. Marketing & Proposal Specialist, Logan Simpson   Demand for commercial and office space spiked valley wide, with office absorption surpassing 3 million square feet, the highest demand since 2005. A majority of that absorption continued to be in the… Read more

2017 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

Commercial Corner

Bob Mulhern Managing Director, Colliers International NAIOP Board Member   The Greater Phoenix commercial real estate market is forecast to record another year of steady growth in 2017. This is a sign of the evolution of Greater Phoenix from a “boom and bust” culture to a more mature, stable market. Part of this transformation has… Read more

Commercial: Phoenix Metro Industrial and Office Progress

Commercial Corner

Jennifer Farino Regional Director of Analytics, Xceligent   The Phoenix Metro commercial real estate market continues to follow its own trends from the rest of the nation, as it makes its way back up the recovery ladder from the Recession. Phoenix and the surrounding metro cities are working hard to attract new companies and businesses to… Read more

Commercial: The Real Value of “Class A” Space

Commercial Corner

Paul Andrews Senior Vice President, Cresa Phoenix   There is a sea-change that has been slowly evolving in Phoenix metro and the U.S. with respect to the “Class A” office workspace culture. Class A is typically viewed as a higher-end, more expensive space — luxury in the commercial world. Some may argue that Class A space… Read more

Commercial Shaming Building Owners

Commercial Corner

Timothy Lawless President, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) – AZ   The commercial real estate industry in Arizona recognizes demand for energy-efficient office and industrial space. As a result, the industry is already taking important steps to reduce the energy consumption of buildings through voluntary and market driven approaches. These approaches should be… Read more

PV|303 Master-Planned Business Park

Commercial Corner, General Real Estate

Sean Walters Chief Operating Officer, Sunbelt Holdings   When ADOT began construction of the Loop 303 freeway, there was optimism around the positive impact the multi-level interchange linking Interstate 10 and the Loop 303 would have on economic development in the Valley. With its completion in 2014, the interchange has emerged as the gateway to one… Read more

Retail Market

Commercial Corner, General Real Estate

Ari Spiro President and Founder, ORION Investment Real Estate   The boom of online shopping over the last decade has forced retail developers and tenants to rethink their strategy. Grocery anchored shopping centers continue to thrive due to the consumer needs for day-to-day items and retail services. At the same time, big-box power centers with their… Read more

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