May 2, 2018

Mothers Day 2018 – God’s Garden Treasures

By |2018-05-02T13:20:57+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

Remember that Karin has been a faithful sponsor of our KLCG-AMA (www.KLCG-AMA.com)  events by providing exceptional floral arrangements.  Here’s her contact info. Karin Crawford Floral Artist, Floral Concierge at the Intersection of Art, Heart and Nature God's Garden Treasures order flowers online: www.godsgardentreasures.com, check out our blog, schedule a wedding consultation and [...]

May 2, 2018

Is Phoenix becoming Wall Street West?

By |2018-05-02T12:43:02+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

Originally Posted by AZ Big Media April 30, 2018 BUSINESS NEWS | 30 Apr | ERIC JAY TOLL More financial services and financial technology workers were hired in the Valley than anywhere else in the U.S. in 2017. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says more than 127,000 Phoenix metro workers were hired [...]

May 2, 2018

Why spec projects are back in the pipeline across Phoenix

By |2018-05-02T12:33:17+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

Originally Posted by the Phoenix Business Journal May 1, 2018 Enlarge Net absorption in the metro Phoenix office market began 2018 with more momentum than in recent years, with tenants moving into 679,000 square feet during the first few months of the year, according to a new report by Colliers International Group [...]

May 2, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Why ASU’s Michael Crow and GCU’s Brian Mueller are forging a new relationship

By |2018-05-02T12:30:21+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

Originally Posted in Phoenix Business Journal May 2, 2018 Now that Grand Canyon University is spinning off as a nonprofit from its publicly traded parent Grand Canyon Education Inc., its popularity is shooting toward the heavens. Even Arizona State University President Michael Crow has changed his mind about the rapidly growing private Christian college. "We [...]

April 26, 2018

New Multifamily Housing Construction Starts Falls 7-Percent in March According to Dodge Data Report

By |2018-04-26T12:05:12+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Originally Posted on Multifamily Biz April 23, 2018 NEW YORK, NY - New construction starts in March increased 11% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $785.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.  The substantial gain followed modest declines in January (down 2%) and February (down 3%), and [...]

April 26, 2018

Downtown Phoenix’s 2nd Tallest Residential Tower Underway

By |2018-04-26T11:49:17+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Originally Posted on MHN April 20, 2018 Parallel Capital Partners sold a one-acre parcel within Arizona Center to North American Development Group. The company intends to build there a $100 million, 30-story tower. Rendering of Arizona Center’s courtyard North American Development Group has acquired a one-acre parcel within the 16-acre Arizona [...]

April 26, 2018

This homebuilder makes winning $79M bid for 269-acre parcel in northeast Phoenix

By |2018-04-26T11:19:51+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Originally Posted on Phoenix Business Journal April 25, 2018 Enlarge This 269-acre parcel in northeast Phoenix sold for $79 million. ARIZONA STATE LAND DEPARTMENT Homebuilder D.R. Horton (NYSE: DHI) scooped up 269 acres of state trust land in northeast Phoenix this week, bidding $79 million for the parcel in a recent public auction, [...]

April 4, 2018

Economy Watch: Construction Spending Edged Up in February

By |2018-04-04T14:10:23+00:00April 4th, 2018|

Originally posted on Commercial Property Executive April 3, 2018 A considerable drop in public construction spending brought down the overall increase for the month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. by D.C. Stribling | Apr 03, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Monthly Construction Spending, February 2018 U.S. construction spending during February 2018 [...]

March 28, 2018

How Trump’s Trade Balancing Act Could Impact Commercial Real Estate

By |2018-03-28T15:25:30+00:00March 28th, 2018|

Originally posted on National Real Estate Investor March 23, 2018 JLL Economist Walter Kemmsies shares his views on how the tariffs could impact the U.S. economy and commercial real estate. Patricia Kirk | Mar 23, 2018 Against the advice of trade experts and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, President Donald [...]

March 28, 2018

How to Deal with a Changing Market

By |2018-03-28T15:27:58+00:00March 28th, 2018|

Originally posted on National Real Estate Investor March 28, 2018 FINANCE & INVESTMENT NREI recently talked with PGIM Real Estate’s Alfonso Munk, Americas CIO and head of Latin America, about the firm’s strategy and views on market opportunities in 2018. Beth Mattson-Teig | Mar 28, 2018 PGIM Real Estate completed more than $8 [...]

March 21, 2018

A big change that favors landlords could cause office rents to rise

By |2018-03-21T16:14:58+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal March 21, 2018 Enlarge Commercial real estate broker Bo Sederstrom is a senior vice president with Seattle-headquartered Kidder Mathews' Phoenix office. A new way of measuring office space means rents will rise for some tenants, according to one longtime industry veteran in the Valley. Bo [...]

March 21, 2018

Just how hot is Arizona’s housing market?

By |2018-03-21T16:07:35+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Originally posted on AZ Big Media March 20, 2018   Last year was a good year for the housing market homebuilding industry, according to data collected by Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, a residential market research firm that services all of Arizona. In fact, last year was good for Arizona’s residential real [...]

March 14, 2018

See where Phoenix ranks among commercial real estate markets and which city tops the most-desired list

By |2018-03-14T14:45:07+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal March 14, 2018 Enlarge CBRE asked investors about which are the best office markets. Phoenix ranks as the 11th most-desirable commercial real estate market, according to a new survey of investors by CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBG). Phoenix moved up from No.14 in last year’s CBRE investor [...]

March 14, 2018

Apartment Occupancy Rate Remains Strong, Though Down from its Peak

By |2018-03-14T14:36:00+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Originally posted on National Real Estate Investor March 14, 2018 “Occupancy is hovering around 95 percent, and that’s a healthy rate, especially with lots of product moving through initial lease-up,” says Greg Willett, chief economist with RealPage Inc. Developers opened a tremendous number of new apartment units in 2017. But the percentage of [...]

March 14, 2018

Camelot Homes investing $240M in Phoenix area

By |2018-03-14T13:40:25+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Originally posted by Phoenix Business Journal March 14, 2018 Scottsdale-based Camelot Homes is investing $240 million in four projects throughout metro Phoenix. The third-generation homebuilder opened White Horse, a luxury community in North Scottsdale with more than 500 homeowners and prospects. About half of the community's inventory of 50 half-acre lots already have been [...]

March 7, 2018

More Apartment Landlords Offer Free Rent to Lure Tenants

By |2018-03-07T16:27:24+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Originally Posted on National Real Estate Investor March 6, 2018 MULTIFAMILY More Apartment Landlords Offer Free Rent to Lure Tenants Property managers offered free rent to attract residents at roughly one-third (30.0 percent to 35.0 percent) of apartments in cities including Las Vegas, San Antonio and New York. Bendix Anderson | Mar 06, [...]