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2021 EDITION

PEOPLE & PROJECTS TO KNOW

IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

RESILIENT THE PEOPLE, PROJECTS AND DEALS THAT SHAPE ARIZONA

Adrienne Bryant

Bill Honsaker

Corina Burton

Kyle McDonough

Sharon Hwang

Isam Ghandour


COMMITTED TO BUILDING COMMUNITY FOR A

BETTER TOMORROW

Together, with the Opus FoundationÂŽ, we are partnering with impactful organizations to create and strengthen opportunities for communities to thrive. In the past 12 months we have proudly supported the following local organizations: A New Leaf Ability 360 Arizona Helping Hands Banner Health Foundation Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council Child Crisis Arizona Downtown Tempe Foundation Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona Heart for the City Hart Pantry Homeless Youth Connection Junior Achievement of Arizona New Pathways for Youth St. Vincent de Paul Tempe Community Action Agency

To learn more, contact: Larry Pobuda 602.648.5070 larry.pobuda@opus-group.com

DEVELOP DESIGN BUILD


We don’t see a slow economy. We see a dynamic industrial market. As essential workers serving our clients, Colliers in Arizona kept its offices open throughout the pandemic. Professionals like Rob Martensen embrace the challenges and are helping create the most exciting industrial growth in Greater Phoenix history. We are open for business helping our clients see what could be. Visit colliers.com to learn more.

Colliers International Inc.

Accelerating success.


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DELIVERING EXCELLENCE AND INTEGRITY FOR MORE THAN THREE DECADES.

YEARS

Over the test of time, Bjerk Builders has consistently proven their unparalleled dedication to excellence, by completing client projects on time, within budget and with the utmost level of quality.

480.497.2300 • fax: 480.497.9610 • www.bjerkbuilders.com License B1-088897


DEPENDABLE

PEOPLE DEPENDABLE

PERFORMANCE WHO WE ARE

When working with our team you will find positive, hard-working and solution-oriented leaders at all levels of our organization. Our focus on personal and professional growth fosters an environment of success on and off the job site.

WHAT WE DO

DP Electric leads Arizona in Corporate Office, Aviation, Mission Critical, Healthcare, Hospitality, Higher Education, Medium Voltage, Industrial, and Renewable Energy. Providing top tier services in preconstruction, prefabrication, commercial electric, and BIM/VDC, DP Electric is the number one choice for electrical contracting in Arizona.

www.dpelectric.com


Arizona’s strength is showing

PEOPLE & PROJECTS TO KNOW

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he Arizona economy used to be a one-trick pony, driven primarily by housing developments. In 2020, the state showed that it had developed some new skills that would come in handy in a time of crisis, and boy, did the state (and nation) face a major crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic. The current strength and diversity of Arizona’s economy helped the state avoid the amount of massive business closures and layoffs that plagued other markets around the country. In Arizona, there was actually a lot of activity, with new construction projects beginning, like the state-of-the-art building DPR Construction and Arizona State University are building in Downtown Mesa and the eye-catching Scottsdale Entrada that was designed by SmithGroup and being built by Hardison Downey. The state saw a major influx of new residents during the pandemic, as well as many businesses that are relocating or expanding in the market. To accommodate that growth, expect to see the amount of new construction continue to remain strong for a few years to come. I highlighted those two projects, but they are just a small sample of projects that we highlight in this year’s edition of People and Projects to Know in Commercial Real Estate. Projects like these are driven by the vision of people who make them a reality, and this magazine will introduce you to some of the professionals in the Arizona market that are leading the way as our state grows and matures into a major economic force in the nation. And remember, if you know someone that you feel should be recognized in next year’s edition, please drop me a line and let me know.

President and CEO: Michael Atkinson Publisher: Amy Lindsey Vice president of operations: Audrey Web EDITORIAL Editor in chief: Michael Gossie Associate editors: Steve Burks | Alyssa Tufts ART Art director: Mike Mertes Design director: Bruce Andersen MARKETING/EVENTS Marketing designer: Heather Barnhill OFFICE Special projects manager: Sara Fregapane Administrative assistant: Brandi Collins Database solutions manager: Amanda Bruno AZ BUSINESS MAGAZINE Senior account managers: David Harken, April Rice Account manager: Sharon Swanson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 6 // PEOPLE TO KNOW 54 // BIG DEAL REPORT 72 // PROJECTS TO KNOW ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

ON THE COVER

FROM LEFT: Adrienne Bryant, Designated Broker, Bryant Commercial Real Estate; Bill Honsaker, Managing Director & Designated Broker, JLL; Corina Burton, Co-Owner, CPR Construction Cleaning; Kyle McDonough, Principal, Tower Capital; Sharon Hwang, Chief Operating Officer, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC); Isam Ghandour, Partner | Chief Estimator, Willmeng Construction, Inc. 4

IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

PEOPLE AND PROJECTS TO KNOW // 2021

AZ BUSINESS ANGELS AZ BUSINESS LEADERS Director of sales: Sheri Brown AZRE | ARIZONA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Director of sales: Ann McSherry EXPERIENCE ARIZONA | PLAY BALL Director of sales: Laura Schwartz RANKING ARIZONA Director of sales: Sheri King

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PEOPLE TO KNOW

A LIST OF THE GIANTS IN CRE

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ehind all of it — the nine-figure sales transactions, the buildings rising out of the ground and the companies moving into our community — are people. Nothing gets done in this industry without visionary people deciding to push the boundaries; analytical people to determine what, when and where is the best time to act; and craftspeople to turn vision and numbers into the hard reality that makes up our world. In these pages are 119 of the people that are driving and shaping commercial real estate in Arizona. The short snippets that we are running in this magazine tell just a little bit about these people, but only scratch the surface of their background and the work that they do so well. There are well-known people in the community, icons like Greg Vogel, whose decades of work in land transactions has resulted in some of our most valuable developments. There are also people who are just starting out in the industry, like Dylan Whitwer, a young broker that began his professional career in the environmental and geotechnical arena, but opted to join the wild, wild world of commercial real estate. We’re pleased to introduce these people to you, but like their brief write-ups, we’re just scratching the surface on the number of talented people that work in our community.

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ACC - Accountants ARC - Arcitects ATT - Attorney BI - Brokers Industrial BL - Brokers Land BM - Brokers Management BMU - Brokers Multifamily BO - Brokers Office BR - Brokers Retail DEV - Developers

ED - Economic Developers ENG - Engineers GC - General Contractors ID - Interior Designers LEND - Lenders PM - Property Management PS - Professional Services (Subcontractors) REIT - REITs UP - Up & Comers

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Karl Abert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .BMU Brian Ackerman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Bryan Adams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Tom Adelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Tyler Anderson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BMU Jerry Barnier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Sandra Barton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LEND Koby Baum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Rue J. Bax. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BMU Michael Beethe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ATT Steve Berghoff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Eric Blumsack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REIT James Bond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ATT Tyson Breinholt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Aron Brow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Adrienne Bryant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BM Courtney C. Buck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BL Corina Burton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Rick Butler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARC Chuck Carefoot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC John Carlson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PM Barry Chasse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Andrew Cheney. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Caroline Chiodo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REIT Brad Cooke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .BMU Thomas Couch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Doug Craig. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Gregg A. Creaser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ENG Michael D’Andrea. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Andrea Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Patrick Devine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REIT Brandon Dillingham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Mike Duffy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARC Michael Ebert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Patrick Edwards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ENG Libby Ekre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PM Benjamin Farthing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP Tom Frazier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACC Eric Freeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACC Brian Friedman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Michael Gaida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Steve Gebing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BMU Andrew Geier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Isam Ghandour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Riley Gilbert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Butch Glispie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Ben Goetter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Ben Gottlieb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ATT Annemarie Haenfler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ENG Mike Haenel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Chris Hake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BR Andrew Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BR Dawn Hart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARC Katie Haydon Perry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Sandra Herd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ENG Luann Holec. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Bill Honsaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BL Dan Hughes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACC Sharon Hwang. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Robb Itkin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACC

Jeanine Jerkovic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Melissa Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Jonathan Keyser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Chad Kirkorsky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Zak Kottler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Brandon Krecek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Curt Kremer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Eric Lahti. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Debbie Laing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PM Chris Loeffler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Catherine Long. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REIT Stephen Loonam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LEND Dan Lovitz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REIT Alexandra Loye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO JP Malham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP Hank Marshall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Rob Martensen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Bobbie Mastracci. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BM Scott Maxwell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BM Chris McClurg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Kyle McDonough. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LEND Rob A. Millar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ED Lane Neville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BR Daniel Nillen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LEND Aaron Norwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Stephanie Oleksa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP John Orsak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Donny Peper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BR Kelly Pettigrew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Lawrence A. Pobuda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Erik Powell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Michelle Ray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARC Wendy Riddell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ATT Jerry Roberts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Andrew Romano. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LEND Michelle Romero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Brian Rosella. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BL Brian Rosener . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BM Jim Roth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ENG Mark Ruble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BR Andi St. John. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PM Robert Schadler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PS Mike Schmitt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARC David Sellers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV Darin Sender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ATT Randy Shell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BI Monica Smyk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACC Ashley Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BO Todd Steffen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GC Monica Sullivan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Cathy Teeter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BM Carrie L. Temple. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PM Karah Tennyson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Becky Tomasek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Lauren Tomlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP Greg Vogel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BL Bryan K. Waggoner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BL Dylan Whitwer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP Tyler Wilson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DEV



PEOPLE TO KNOW / ACCOUNTANTS ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Tom Frazier

Partner Atlas CPAs & Advisors PLLC Years at Company: 8 Years in CRE: 22 Frazier and fellow partner Brendan Kennedy lead the staff at Atlas CPAs & Advisors PLLC, providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Frazier is the tax management leader with Atlas, which also provides accounting, business consulting, Quickbooks and education services. Under Frazier’s leadership, Atlas has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Phoenix. The firm believes this to be a direct derivative of its talent and responsiveness to our client base.

Dan Hughes

Tax Practice Leader CBIZ & MHM Years at Company: 25 Years in CRE: 28 Dan has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including commercial real estate, services, manufacturing, wholesale distribution and construction. He works with clients on planning for acquisitions, divestitures, real estate transactions, sale transactions, transfer of wealth, succession planning, executive compensation and state income tax minimization. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Helping establish and grow our real estate practice in the Southwest. We have increased our footprint significantly over the past few years and are proud of the 40 percent growth our company has seen.”

Robb Itkin

Managing Director Simon Consulting Years at Company: 9 Years in CRE: 30 Mr. Itkin has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, luxury homes and apartments, and as Chief Restructuring Officer in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding related to a 3,000 acre master planned ski and golf community. He has served as an expert witness in cases involving financing, real estate, lender/borrower liability and professional standard of care.

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Eric Freeman

Tax Senior Manager and Real Estate Practice Leader BeachFleischman PC Years at Company: 8 Years in CRE: 16 Freeman has a Master of Accounting from the University of Arizona with a focus in tax. Most of his accounting career has been dedicated to the real estate industry and partnership taxation. He consults on opportunity zone funds, exchanges, mergers, consolidations, buy-outs, cost segregation studies and transaction formation. What is a surprising fact about you? “I developed an interest in real estate during college. Since then, I have purchased various real estate investments. I now have a greater understanding and respect for my clients as we work together.”

Monica Smyk

Consulting Manager National Real Estate Group RSM US LLP Years at Company: 11 Years in CRE: 11 Smyk is experienced at initiating and delivering sustained results as a real estate consultant to help evaluate the value and underwrite commercial real estate properties for acquisitions, loan refinancing, and portfolio management. She has acquired a diverse, national client base of owners, management companies, Wall Street investment banks and more. What is a surprising fact about you? “I am passionate about fantasy football! I won the championship in my keeper league in 2019. I am in five leagues for the 2020 season and look to add more ships to my mantle!”


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Rick Butler

Founder/Principal Butler Design Group Years at Company: 25 Years in CRE: 34 Butler has over 30 years of experience in the architectural profession in Arizona. He is responsible for design vision, oversees management of a 20-person, awardwinning firm, client development and management, business development, and cultural liaison of the firm, the 2020 RED Awards Architecture Firm of the Year. What is a surprising fact about you? “I am self taught and did not go to college..... Thus, I do not have an architectural degree. I passed all of my exams and became registered in 1986. I got my first job at an architectural office when I was a junior in high school.”

Dawn Hart Mike Duffy

Senior Associate and Senior Project Design Architect RSP Architects Years at Company: 9 Years in CRE: 18 Duffy enjoys finding creative solutions to a client’s design problems, as well as collaborating with the client and the project team. His work includes multiple project types: corporate office, master-planning, mixed-use, retail, residential and restaurants. What is a surprising fact about you? “I was struck by lightning while hiking Camelback Mountain during college. This was not, of course, a direct hit or else I likely would not be here. From all that I can tell it’s about as close a call as there can be. We basically got a huge static shock.”

Michelle Ray

Principal & Design Management Director Gensler Years at Company: 7 Years in CRE: 33 With over 30 years of professional experience, Dawn has spent her career leading architectural interior design projects for both public and private clients. Her portfolio of work includes corporate offices, financial institutions, tech workplace, law firms, justice facilities and higher education. What is a surprising fact about you? “I’ve had a hole-in-one! I am certainly NOT a scratch golfer, but love the game. I was playing in an office tournament a few years back and got a hole-in-one, an ace. Our team won the tournament and I got ‘closest to the pin’ on my ace hole.”

Mike Schmitt

Principal, Mixed-Use Specialist SmithGroup Years at Company: 2 Years in CRE: 25 Ray is a licensed architect and is a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council. Her core value lies in work which emphasize social health and sustainability. Her passion for the profession, our environment, and the next generation led Ray to the role of co-founder and co-chair of Arizona Kids Build, a multi-award-winning student mentoring program.

President DFDG Architecture Years at Company: 35 Years in CRE: 41 Schmitt’s award-winning portfolio spans a wide range of project types, including masterplanning, higher education, corporate, civic, municipal, parking, transportation, sports and recreation. He is particularly drawn to those projects with complex and challenging programs, believing the most remarkable “people spaces” are found in the solutions to complex problems.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Her biggest accomplishment so far was joining SmithGroup as a Principal and co-leading the National Mixed-Used Practice group. She is proud of bringing a fresh perspective everyday.

What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “I wish for the Phoenix area to be considered as a prime landing spot for major corporate headquarters. It is unfortunate that our area has long been viewed nationally and internationally as a second-tier destination for major corporations”.

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Michael Beethe

James Bond

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Assisting in the purchase of multiple parcels of land, consolidation of those properties and eventual development of a multi-million dollar, multi-use development. This included obtaining multiple loans, grants and other subsidies in creating a centerpiece property for a medium-sized city.”

What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “My legal practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions on Native American land. As a result, number one would be to help one of our professional sports franchises relocate to Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.”

Member Comitz Beethe, PLLC Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 15 Beethe handles all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, focusing primarily on real estate transactional law litigation. His practice focuses on real estate development, commercial transactions and real estate litigation. An experienced transactional attorney, with a strong litigation background in a broad range of practice areas.

Chair of Real Estate Practice Group Fennemore Craig Years at Company: 15 // Years in CRE: 15 Bond chairs the real estate law practice group with an ethos of quickly delivering quality results to our clients. As a skilled real estate attorney, he shepherds complex transactions by combining industry knowledge with creative problem solving, communication and unmatched responsiveness.

Ben Gottlieb

Co-Founder/Partner/Attorney MacQueen & Gottlieb, PLC Years at Company: 3.5 // Years in CRE: 10 Gottlieb earned his Bachelor’s degree in finance from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, with high honors. Gottlieb went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he was a Pedrick Scholar. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Prevailing in a jury trial involving a contentious dispute between a commercial landlord and tenant. Prior to trial, the landlord’s best offer demanded that the tenant pay a substantial sum of money. The jury awarded the landlord nothing and the tenant was awarded damages.”

Wendy Riddell

Darin Sender

What is a surprising fact about you? Riddell lives on a horse ranch in Scottsdale where she and her two daughters train to compete in dressage competitions around the world. She has won numerous state and regional championships, and has been awarded bronze, silver, and gold medals by the United States Dressage Federation.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) In 2018 and 2019, Sender’s clients were able to open or start construction on 2.3 million square feet of projects including almost 1,000 residential units and 290 hotel keys. She saw the opening of the Opus project, The Union, the opening of the mixed-use Whole Foods project, The Local, and start of work for the Westin Tempe and Trinitas Atmosphere.

Founding and Managing Partner Berry Riddell LLC Years at Company: 8 // Years in CRE: 22 As a zoning and land use attorney, Riddell guides property owners and developers through the entitlement process, from rezoning to special use permits to major general plan amendments. This involves overseeing application processes, lobbying local officials, and garnering neighborhood support for her clients’ projects.

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President Sender Associates, Chtd. Years at Company: 19 // Years in CRE: 21 Sender is an AV-rated zoning attorney. For more than 20 years, she has been involved in development and entitlement fields, helping clients obtain zoning entitlements for mixed-use, residential, commercial and industrial projects.


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Tyson Breinholt

Partner/Associate Broker Commercial Properties Inc. Years at Company: 23 Years in CRE: 23 Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “My largest career accomplishment in the last three years involved multiple transactions with one client. We initially sold them a 32,000 square foot unit which they quickly outgrew. We subsequently represented them in a new lease for 55,000 SF while marketing and selling the original unit we had sold them.” What is a surprising fact about you? “I love anything with a motor — fast cars, snowmobiling, sand rails/ quads/side-by-sides, etc. With that said, probably the biggest surprise is that I also love scuba diving.”

Aron Brow

Associate Broker Leading Edge Real Estate Years at Company: 5 Years in CRE: 16 Aron oversees and manages all the aviation transactions at the firm, including leasing, sales, and new hangar development projects. He is an expert aviation real estate broker and has been an active real estate professional, specializing in aviation/ airport real estate, and has sold over $22 million in aviation specific property to date. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Aron brokered the record-breaking $4,450,000 ($360/SF) sale in December 2019 of the first speculative-built hangar to be developed and sold to an owner/user in the Scottsdale Airpark in over a decade.

Riley Gilbert

Senior Vice President JLL Years at Company: 9 Years in CRE: 15 For over 15 years Gilbert has been creating real estate solutions aligned with the objectives of institutional real estate owners, corporate clients and private real estate owners. Gilbert’s expertise is in industrial leasing and industrial building and land sales throughout the Greater Phoenix area, with a primary focus in the West Valley. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Helping our team successfully complete over 200 transactions totaling more than 14 million square feet. This includes the largest industrial spec building delivered over the last 10 years in metro Phoenix.”

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Senior Associate NAI Horizon Years at Company: 4 Years in CRE: 12 “My first career spanned 15 years as an executive recruiter in Minneapolis and New York City, working with private equity firms to recruit for their most senior executive positions within their portfolio companies. My focus is in business brokerage and sales/ leasing in industrial and retail.” What is a surprising fact about you? “The fact that I am a business broker working within a national CRE broker such as NAI Horizon is surprising to most people I meet. Being in-house with NAI gives me a platform to generate most of my referrals from commercial brokers.” 14

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Executive Managing Director Cushman & Wakefield Years at Company: 5 Years in CRE: 36 Mike and his business partners, Andy Markham, Will Strong and Phil Haenel specialize in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of industrial real estate, servicing the needs of corporate, institutional, and entrepreneurial owners/users in Arizona and other markets. Mike is past Chairman of NAIOP-Arizona and Barrow Neurological Foundation Board, past President of The Thunderbirds and Tournament Chairman of the 2006 Phoenix Open. What is a surprising fact about you? “My wife and I had five children in a span of seven years….the last two born were twins and I really never had a full head of hair.”


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Chad Kirkorsky

Partner // Citywide Commercial Years at Company: 2 // Years in CRE: 5 Kirkorsky has spent more than 5 years working in the commercial real estate market and has completed several hundred deals during that time, and currently has more than 5 million square feet of industrial properties for sale or lease in the Metro Phoenix market.

Rob Martensen

Executive Vice President // Colliers International Years at Company: 23 // Years in CRE: 23 Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “There really isn’t just one thing. I think overall, that I have established myself as someone that people can turn to for both personal and professional advice. Last year I was elected as the Regional Director – West for the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), which was quite an honor.”

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Co-founding Citywide Commercial What is a surprising fact about you? Kirkorsky attended the University of Arizona, but loves all of his ASU friends. What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? To help over 100 clients per year for the next 40 years

What is a surprising fact about you? “I can drive cars and trucks fast through the desert. I have won the Baja 1000, Parker 425 and Vegas to Reno off road desert races.”

CHRIS MCCLURG

Principal // Lee & Associates Years at Company: 27 // Years in CRE: 27 McClurg specializes in the representation of landlords and tenants in the leasing and sales of industrial/flex properties and land in the Metropolitan Phoenix real estate market. As a commercial real estate advisor, McClurg has represented the interests of multiple landlords, developers and tenants within Metropolitan Phoenix. He has completed over 830 transactions totaling over 14,738,763 square feet valued in excess of $453 million. His extensive knowledge of the Metropolitan Phoenix market is complemented by thorough analysis and marketing skills involving tenant relocation, tenant expansion, lease negotiations, market analysis and property marketing.

Aaron Norwood

Vice President // LevRose Commercial Real Estate Years at Company: 8 // Years in CRE: 15 Norwood concentrates on investment sales and leasing. He has been specializing in industrial and office properties, with great experience in the automotive, church, and nonprofit property sectors. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “I have been able to assist one particular non-profit, social services client to acquire over 90,000 SF as owner-user investments, allowing them to move out of multiple leases.” What is a surprising fact about you? “In addition to full-time CRE, I also direct two local food banks serving thousands each month.” 16

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Randy Shell

Principal/Designated Broker // Shell Commercial Years at Company: 18 // Years in CRE: 29 Randy formed Shell Commercial, a full service commercial brokerage company in 2002 and over the first few years, he has hand-selected professionals to join Shell Commercial and currently has three full time real estate professionals and two administrative staff members, all valued members of Shell Commercial. Randy has never believed that ‘bigger is better’ and values the attention that his boutique company and agents provide their clients. In 2005, Randy, along with a few partners, started acquiring land and developing multi-tenant flex industrial properties in the McDowell Mountain Business Park, where Randy’s office is today.


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Courtney C. Buck

Sales Associate // Nathan & Associates, Inc. Years at Company: 29 // Years in CRE: 29 Buck’s focus is on large portfolios, master-planned communities, infill properties and commercial land parcels. In addition, she has worked closely with many of the Valley’s long-time farming families in the disposition and acquisition of their land holdings. Courtney started her real estate career with Nathan & Associates, Inc. prior to graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in Marketing. Courtney is a past Auxiliary Board Member of notMYkid and served for many years on the Board of Directors for the FBI Citizens’ Academy.

Bill Honsaker

Managing Director & Designated Broker // JLL Years at Company: 18 // Years in CRE: 30 In addition to his brokerage responsibilities, Honsaker is also the Designated Broker for JLL in Arizona. Bill has represented some of the most prominent users as well as investor/developers across the state and has been honored as a “Top Gun” – JLL’s highest production level award. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “The sale of the former Covance Laboratories (live animal testing) facility in Chandler as well as the sale of several other challenging assets across the state have been major accomplishments the past several years.”

Brian Rosella

Senior Vice President // Kidder Mathews

Years at Company: 1 // Years in CRE: 15 Rosella’s focus is on identifying property disposition and acquisition opportunities, acting as public affairs liaison in communities on behalf of clients, staying up to date on wildlife protection, hazardous waste disposal, local land ordinances and zoning issues. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) In 2019 Brian facilitated the sale of a 290-acre San Tan Valley listing. What is a surprising fact about you? Brian has been an avid supporter with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. In 2008 he was a participant in the program as a big brother and joined the Board of Directors in 2016.

Greg Vogel

Founder and CEO // Land Advisors Organization

Years at Company: 33 // Years in CRE: 37 Vogel advises the firm’s leadership on strategic growth into new markets and parallel business entity expansion for Land Advisors Capital and Launch Development Finance Advisors. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Growing the presence of Land Advisors Organization throughout the country, particularly establishing a strong presence in the southeast by opening offices and adding Advisors in Charlotte, Atlanta, Tampa and Jacksonville.” What is a surprising fact about you? “I am a collector of antiquarian books and maps focused on all aspects of westward expansion and the history of land in the United States.”

Bryan K. Waggoner

Principal // Insight Land and Investments

Years at Company: 19 // Years in CRE: 24 Waggoner has been at Insight Land since its inception in 2001 and has nearly 25 years of experience in the disposition and acquisition of land in Maricopa and Pinal Counties. His primary focus is on site selection for developers and home builders in addition to advising and representing land owners. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “It has been a challenge to balance my responsibilities and commitments to my clients and those of my family after having twin boys in 2018, but it is something that I embrace every single day.”

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PEOPLE TO KNOW / BROKERS: MANAGEMENT ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Adrienne Bryant

Designated Broker, Bryant Commercial Real Estate Years with company: 7 // Years in CRE: 19 Adrienne is responsible for defining Bryant Commercial Real Estate’s strategic service offerings which extend beyond commercial real estate services. BCRE provides solutions for small to medium sized businesses and franchises utilizing a holistic approach. Adrienne’s vision and extensive knowledge of the industry has been developed over 19 years and allows her to provide oversight and strategic advice and direction from site selection all the way through grand opening. What is a surprising fact about you? “I am a huge Darth Vader fan! Stop by my office and check out the life-size Storm Troopers!”

Bobbie Mastracci

Designated Broker/Principal, Phoenix West Commercial Years at Company: 18 // Years in CRE: 18 Mastracci, CCIM, SIOR, has more than 18 years’ experience providing commercial real estate services to corporate and small business clients. A principal, designated broker, president of sales and leasing for Phoenix West Commercial, she has extensive experience in business development, principal disposition, investment acquisition, landlord & tenant representation, while providing superior representation to clients, both locally and nationally. What is a surprising fact about you? Started as hair designer in 1998 and in two months was promoted to Marketing Director, then six months later was promoted to the Salon Director/Manager.

Scott Maxwell

Managing Principal, Cresa Global, Inc. Years at Company: 12 // Years in CRE: 30 Maxwell began his career in banking and finance. After a successful career in commercial lending, he started his own commercial brokerage firm in 2003 and later joined forces with Gary Gregg of Cresa to help grow the Phoenix office into a Platinum office. What is a surprising fact about you? “I, along with my brother and sister, own two farms in Iowa, both recognized as Century Farms, in that they have been owned by the same family for over 100 years. One of the farms is located in Maxwell, Iowa!”

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Cathy Teeter

President Land Advisors Organization Years at Company: 21 Years in CRE: 21 Since joining the firm in 1999, Rosener has played a vital role in the creation and implementation of the firm’s growth strategies. He serves on the firm’s executive committee and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm across the entire country; including strategic direction, market expansions, compliance and talent acquisition/management.

Managing Director CBRE Years at Company: 6 Years in CRE: 33 Teeter oversees the day-to-day business development for the advisory practice, producer recruitment, learning & development, and financial performance for the Phoenix office. Cathy is a board member of Valley Partnership, a board member and Governance Committee chair for New Pathways for Youth and Co-Chair of GPEC Next Committee.

What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “Continued national expansion of Land Advisors Organization’s geographic footprint! Our expansion into 25 geographic locations nationally, along with the successful growth of complimentary business lines have the firm poised for continued expansion.”

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “In the past three years, I’ve increased my involvement in the community.”

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PEOPLE TO KNOW / BROKERS: MULTI-FAMILY ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Karl Abert

Senior Vice President // Kidder Mathews Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 25 Abert brings a diverse and seasoned background in investment brokerage, investment banking and structured loans. Recognized as a disposition and acquisition specialist in the field of multifamily communities throughout the Southwest, major banks, special servicers, equity funds, syndicators, insurance companies, private capital investors and developers rely on Karl for his experience and advisement. Karl’s expertise centers on transactions involving private capital add-value opportunities, community re-positions, institutional forecloses, REO, short sales, 1st note sales and condominium conversions. Karl leverages the Kidder Mathews extensive platform to deliver exceptionally high-quality information and service to his clients.

Tyler Anderson Vice Chairman // CBRE Years at Company: 37 // Years in CRE: 37 Anderson specializes in the sale of multifamily properties throughout Arizona and the Southwest. He has been involved in the sale of over 300,000 apartment units, with a total value of over $32 billion. He is nationally recognized as one of the leading multifamily portfolio disposition specialists within the firm. What is a surprising fact about you? “I was born in Belvidere, a small town in Illinois, where my parents owned an Ace Hardware store for almost 30 years. I moved to Arizona after graduating from Illinois State University in 1976. At graduation, I said ‘I would never go into sales and certainly not real estate.’ ”

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Senior Managing Partner // ABI Multifamily Years at Company: 7 // Years in CRE: 22 Bax started his career in Los Angeles at Sperry Van Ness in 1998. He moved to Phoenix and worked for SVN in Phoenix. Started a company with a partner in 2006. Rolled it up in 2009. Helped start another company in 2010. Left and started ABI Multifamily with partners in 2013. Multifamily brokerage has been the backdrop of all these companies. What is a surprising fact about you? “I spoke almost 100 percent Dutch til I was 5 years old. Once in school, it was the opposite.”

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Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Brad’s biggest accomplishment was closing $1 billion in sales for a single year and being recognized as Broker of the Year.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Within the last three years, Cliff and Steve have completed more than $4 billion in transaction volume and advanced to the position of Executive Managing Director within Institutional Property Advisors, the highest level of distinction granted by the firm’s senior management team.

Executive Vice President // Colliers International Years at Company: 13.5 // Years in CRE: 18.5 Cooke’s career began in 2002, as an office leasing agent, and he has since been exposed to all areas of real estate. Brad found his passion and focus in the multifamily investment sector of commercial real estate. Since joining Colliers, Brad has been recognized as one of the company’s top producers. In 2019, his team was the No.2 producing team in Arizona across all property types.

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Executive Managing Director Institutional Property Advisors Years at Company: 14 // Years in CRE: 14 Steve Gebing and Cliff David’s focus and time are structured around three primary functions: talking with clients, meeting with clients and negotiating investment sales transactions. Those three keys drive their team’s decisionmaking process each and every day.


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Brian Ackerman

Managing Director JLL Years at Company: 10 Years in CRE: 18 Brian leads middle-markets investment advisory for institutional and private capital commercial real estate for JLL. He has been a top Capital Markets producer each of his 10 years at the company. What is a surprising fact about you? “As a committee chairman I’ve set fundraising records for two of the largest fundraising events in Arizona: Spring Training Baseball for the Scottsdale Charros and Brokers for Kids with Scottsdale 20/30.” What is the No. 1 item on your career bucket list? “I’d love to write a book about some of the wild experiences I’ve encountered throughout my career.”

Tom Adelson

Executive Managing Director Newmark Knight Frank Years At Company: 3 Years in CRE: 37 Adelson is a notable tenant representation specialist, widely recognized as a trusted real estate advisor to many of the most acclaimed professional services firms and industry corporations in the metro Phoenix market and nationally. Tom offers a multi-faceted approach to real estate transactions. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Represented the $38 million sale of Scottsdale Entrada, a 30-acre site for opportunity zone redevelopment, between the seller, SunChase Holdings, and the buyer, Banyan Residential. This site will be one of the largest mixed-use developments in Scottsdale.

Andrew Cheney

Principal Lee & Associates Arizona Years at Company: 17 Years in CRE: 17 Cheney specializes in office sales and leasing representing both Tenants and Landlords. The Coppola-Cheney Group Mission Statement: To offer superior representation services to our clients by providing the highest level of expertise and guidance in their real estate portfolio. We strive to contribute our utmost efforts toward establishing long-term, mutually rewarding relationships. Simply put: To build relationships that last. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Serving as NAIOP Arizona Chairman of the Board in 2018. Only three brokers in history have achieved this honor.

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STEVE BERGHOFF

Senior Vice President Menlo Group Commercial Real Estate Years at Company: 5 Years in CRE: 17 Berghoff specializes in the leasing, sale and acquisition of medical and professional office properties. He primarily works with owners and landlords in the Phoenix East Valley and South Scottsdale markets. Steve strives to maximize property values by sustaining high occupancy levels, successfully negotiating lease deals and renewals, and developing long-lasting relationships. What is a surprising fact about you? Steve has ironed his clothing since childhood and even touches up his shirts when they come back from the cleaners. He brings that same level of attention in working with his clients. 24

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Owner/Designated Broker Andrea Davis CRE Years at Company: 9 Years in CRE: 25 Davis’s breadth of knowledge stretches from developers to landlords to buyer/ tenant representation and investments. Her firm regularly ranks in the top 10 of Ranking Arizona for the category of Office Brokerage. Her book, ‘SimpLEASEity’, focuses on leasing and is the first in a series of commercial real estate guidebooks. Her next book, ‘Simply Own It, the American Dream’, is forthcoming in 2021. What is a surprising fact about you? “For 3 months I professionally dance skated in Japan for Coca Cola. A team of four American and four Japanese roller-skaters performed eight shows daily in Fukuoka.”



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Jonathan Keyser

Founder Keyser Years at Company: 7 Years in CRE: 23 Jonathan Keyser is the founder of Keyser which is one of the largest independent, occupier services, commercial real estate firms in the country. Additionally, Keyser is a founding member of EXIS Global, the largest independent, commercial real estate organization in the world committed to exclusively representing corporate end users. Jonathan was recently named The Commercial Real Estate Disruptor by USA Today. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Hitting No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal Best Seller list with my book: ‘You Don’t Have to be Ruthless to Win; The Art of Badass Selfless Service.’”

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Partner LevRose Commercial Real Estate Years at Company: 13 Years in CRE: 13 Rising up through the LevRose system, Kottler has been selling and leasing commercial real estate for more than a decade and has obtained thorough market knowledge of the Greater Phoenix market during this time. With a strong focus on both buyer and seller representation, Kottler has successfully negotiated 500 transactions since beginning his career with LevRose. From the initial consultation, to site selection, to successful transaction, he always puts his client’s best interests first, while saving them time and money so they can focus on what’s most important; running their business.

Jerry Roberts

Executive Managing Director Cushman & Wakefield Years at Company: 3 Years in CRE: 33 Jerry is a nationally recognized broker and has achieved the Broker of the Year award 10 times. He specializes in new development projects and major repositioning of existing project for Class A office through out the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Successfully moving over to Cushman & Wakefield after 30 years with CBRE and starting a new partnership with Pat Boyle, while keeping all the clients we had before the move. I am grateful my clients stuck with us.”

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Senior Vice President Colliers International in Arizona Years at Company: 1 Years in CRE: 10 As a senior vice president of Colliers International Healthcare Services, Life Sciences Group and Seniors Housing Group, Alexandra provides comprehensive healthcare, life sciences and seniors housing real estate services. She represents landlords, tenants, investors and owner/ users, providing acquisition, disposition, leasing, and site selection services. Alexandra’s areas of specialization include medical office buildings, behavioral health and seniors housing facilities (skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care). What is a surprising fact about you? Alexandra was born in Mexico and lived on a sailboat in the South Pacific until she was 2 1/2 years old.

Ashley Snyder

Principal Cresa Global, Inc. Years at Company: 17 Years in CRE: 17

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “In my late 30’s, I was elected to the Board of Directors for the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC), which is the leading industrial and manufacturing real estate trade association globally. This was my first Board position.” What is a surprising fact about you? “Over the past 7 years, I’ve found that my true passion is being of service to women who may be experiencing difficulty in their personal or professional life, and helping them realign their life’s journey using my experience, strength and hope.”


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Chris Hake Senior Vice President, Director of the Southwest Region Thompson Thrift Retail Group Years at Company: 13 Years in CRE: 16 Chris was selected to lead Thompson Thrift’s southwest expansion efforts in 2016. Prior to joining Thompson Thrift, Chris served as a financial analyst for Duke Realty in Indianapolis where Chris analyzed more than $1 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions. What is a surprising fact about you? “Even though I was born and raised in the Midwest, I am a diehard Florida State football fan. While growing up, I was always rooting for Seminole players such as Deion Sanders, Charlie Ward and Chris Weinke.”

Andrew Harrison Senior Vice President Orion Investment Real Estate Solutions Years at Company: 8 Years in CRE: 16 Harrison specializes in the acquisition and disposition of shopping centers in Arizona. He worked his way up the ranks in a competitive industry and has achieved excellent results for his clients through his extensive market knowledge and industry relationships. In his current role, Andrew was instrumental in the sale of the Cornerstone Shopping Center, an iconic property adjacent to Arizona State University in Tempe, as well as the prestigious Paloma Village in Tucson. Prior to joining ORION, Andrew founded Harrison Commercial where he focused on the acquisition of distressed retail shopping centers.

LANE NEVILLE Senior Vice President / Partner // NAI Horizon

Years at Company: 9 // Years in CRE: 34 Neville has completed more than 1,300 sale and lease transactions over his 34-year career, representing more than $1.5 billion in value. His transactional background is focused on investment property sales, commercial land sales and site selection services. He serves as Executive Committee Member and Board of Director at NAI Horizon. What is a surprising fact about you? “I retired in 2019 as wrestling coach at Scottsdale Chaparral High School. I coached high school wrestling a total of 10 years and had the privilege to lead our team as the varsity head coach my final five seasons.”

Donny Peper

Broker // Clear Commercial Advisors Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 15 Peper co-founded Clear Commercial Advisors with his business partner, Shane Mackin, in 2010. Clear Commercial Advisors is an active investor in real estate, with a current portfolio that includes 15 Metro Phoenix properties.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) His biggest career highlight to date was purchasing the office/retail space for The Summit at Copper Square project (the first residential high-rise in downtown Phoenix). Strategically located across from Chase Field, Peper and his partner decided to move their corporate offices from the Camelback Corridor to Copper Square and become fully invested in downtown.

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Mark Ruble

Executive Vice President Investments // Marcus & Millichap Years at Company: 16 // Years in CRE: 18 Ruble is a top producing agent and is highly regarded by all in the industry. He is a market leader and is well known for his superior service and outstanding performance. Mark has successfully closed over 1,350 properties totaling in excess of $3.9 billion in transaction volume across 46 states. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Top 10 Agent Company-wide; Record Breaking Year (2018). What is a surprising fact about you? “I can eat a large Domino’s Pizza in under 10 minutes.”


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Michael D’Andrea

Vice President of Development, Southwest Region The Related Group Years at Company: 1 Years in CRE: 21 Michael D’Andrea leads The Related Group’s Southwest Regional office and oversees all development activities. The migration of The Related Group to Arizona opens the door to projects that will inspire, innovate, and captivate residents seeking a different level of luxury urban living. Michael has been in the real estate development industry for more than 20 years. What is a surprising fact about you? Throughout his life, Michael D’Andrea has met some of the most known Americans of his time including five U.S. presidents – Ford, Carter, Clinton, Bush Sr. and Obama — and two vice presidents – Biden and Quayle.

Brandon Dillingham

Managing Director Hines Years at Company: 7 Years in CRE: 19 Dillingham has been a driving force behind some of Hines recent major developments in the Valley, including the Offices at Chandler Viridian project that took a longstanding eyesore near Chandler Mall and turned it into a Class A office facility that is one of the finest in the Southeast Valley. Dillingham comes from a mechanical background, and began his career working for his family-owned mechanical contracting company before moving into the development world with Macerich. He joined Hines as the director of development before being promoted to managing director in 2019.

Andrew Geier

Executive Vice President Layton Construction Years at Company: 16 Years in CRE: 19 Geier has focused his attention on Layton’s Arizona construction activities, with an emphasis on business development, preconstruction services, strategic planning, and client relationships. Under Geier’s leadership, Layton has earned numerous companyand project-based awards, experienced record-breaking growth, and significantly broadened its diverse resume of projects. What is the No. 1 item on your career bucket list? “When I started at Layton 16 years ago, I never would have imagined that we would be doing the types and volume of projects we’re doing today. I’m waiting to develop that bucket list, so I don’t set my sights too low.”

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MICHAEL EBERT

Managing Partner/Development RED Development Years at Company: 25 Years in CRE: 25 Ebert has shaped the company’s successful development area in projects across the country. His keen insights and knowledge about the qualities that come together in a compelling property are an essential part of RED’s continued evolution as a preferred partner for national retailers, real estate investors and property owners. Among his many significant contributions to RED, Ebert led the groundbreaking public-private partnership with the City of Phoenix to develop CityScape, and also led the way in bringing another game-changing project to Downtown Phoenix with Block 23. 30

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Founder and Managing Partner George Oliver Years at Company: 3 Years in CRE: 18 Kremer is responsible for all facets of company operations at George Oliver, a locally-based commercial real estate company that operates on the cutting edge of workspace environments. His career has included roles in Architecture, General Contracting, and Development with previous large companies. What is a surprising fact about you? “George Oliver is named after my 4 year old twin boys George and Oliver Kremer.” What is the No. 1 item on your career bucket list? “I’m not one to carry a bucket list, I’m living out my dreams daily.”


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Chris Loeffler

CEO and Co-Founder Caliber Years at Company: 12 Years in CRE: 12 As CEO, Chris directs and executes global strategy, oversees investments and fund management, and contributes to private and public capital formation. As a CoFounder Chris took an early role forming the company’s financial and operational infrastructure and navigating the vertical integration of all real estate and investment services. Since its formation, Caliber has expanded and diversified its assets, acquiring properties in Colorado, Nevada and Utah. Caliber has acquired or is in development of a variety of products, from self-storage, to multifamily, to retail and hospitality, to behavioral health facilities.

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Vice President Lincoln Property Company Years at Company: 4 Years in CRE: 19 Orsak is responsible for all leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and property management for the region. This includes an almost 7 million-square-foot real estate portfolio of office, industrial and retail space. It also includes projects in some of the Valley’s most sought-after submarkets and major developments and investments such as The Grand at Papago Park Center and Union Class A office campuses in the East Valley, and the ultra-modern Park 303 industrial development in the West Valley. What is a surprising fact about you? “I put myself through college by working full time as a prison guard in the Texas prison system.”

David Sellers

President/CEO LGE Design Build/Creation Years at Company: 20 Years in CRE: 20 Since joining LGE in 2000 Sellers has been involved in over 15 million square feet of development and has shaped LGE’s team and process to what it is today. In 2014 to further strengthen the design build mission David started LGE Design Group, LGE’s architectural arm. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Biggest accomplishments of the last 3 years include building LGE’s new HQ, co-founding Creation which is our investment and development arm, expanding LGE into the Dallas market where we just opened our satellite office in 2020, and started LGE Residential Design Build.”

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Executive Vice President, General Manager The Opus Group / Opus Development Company, L.L.C. Years at Company: 6 Years in CRE: 30 Larry oversees the western region for The Opus Group, which has developed more than 3 million square feet of industrial space in the region in the past five years, and in excess of 1.5 million square feet of multifamily/ mixed-use projects, including Union Tempe which includes 407 apartments, 31,000 square feet of retail, creative office space, and 767 parking stalls. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “The completion of Union Tempe, but more importantly, building great teams here in Phoenix, Denver, and Austin.”

Tyler Wilson

Vice President of Real Estate Development Ryan Companies US, Inc. Years at Company: 5.5 Years in CRE: 19 Wilson leads a regional real estate development team with a focus on multifamily and senior living communities. In addition to cultivating new relationships across these sectors, Tyler works handin-hand with experienced operating partners and co-developers on new business opportunities. Tyler’s strengths are structuring joint ventures, solidifying strategic partnerships and identifying land acquisitions in challenging urban infill markets. What is a surprising fact about you? Tyler’s first job out of college was working on a television show in Los Angeles, making $7.00 an hour, and sleeping on the couch in the production office to save on rent.



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Brian Friedman

Director, Economic Development // City of Glendale Years at Company: 20 Years in Economic Development: 10 Brian leads a team of diversely skilled experts responsible for the city’s business attraction, retention, expansion and assistance efforts. Brian offers expertise gained from more than 20 years at the City of Glendale, having served in various roles including Community and Economic Development Director, as well as Special Projects lead overseeing all major development in Glendale’s Sports and Entertainment District. What is a surprising fact about you? “I am multilingual. I can speak French, German, Spanish and English.”

Jeanine Jerkovic

Economic Development Director // City of Surprise Years at Company: 5.5 Years in Economic Development: 20 Jerkovic was recognized as Economic Developer of the Year in May 2019 by the Arizona Association for Economic Development and achieved the CEcD, or Certified Economic Developer, designation. She has a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics (UK). Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “My biggest career accomplishment would have to be attracting Costco to the City of Surprise. It was definitely a fun project!” 34

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Chief Operating Officer Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Years at Company: 2 Years in Economic Development: 2 Sharon oversees the infrastructure of personnel, systems, and processes, focusing on the organization’s finance, compliance, governance, administrative, and strategic priorities. Prior to GPEC, Sharon has spent over a decade scaling and operating businesses in several industries ranging from real estate private equity to publicly traded retail. She has a BA from Yale University and attended the MBA/MA dual degree program at Wharton School (UPenn) and SAIS (Johns Hopkins).

Executive Director // Pinal Partnership Years at Company: 4 Years in Economic Development: 12 Melissa Johnson currently serves as the executive director for Pinal Partnership, a non-profit membership organization focused on responsible economic development in Pinal County. As executive director, Melissa manages the Partnership’s marketing efforts and helps the organization continue to grow while also serving as a resource for the communities in Pinal County. What is a surprising fact about you? “I shattered my pinky finger falling off a bull last year. It was a mechanical bull. It’s funny now, but not then.”

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Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Driving the export efforts at the City of Phoenix that resulted in the city winning the President’s E Award for Export Excellence.” What is the No. 1 item on your career bucket list? “Ride several stages of the Tour de France (at my pace!).”

What is a surprising fact about you? “I cannot wait to swim with great white sharks (in a cage of course, I’m not THAT stupid!).”

Executive Officer City of Phoenix Years at Company: 7 Years in Economic Development: 7 “Having lived in numerous foreign countries, I am able to deliver unique and extensive international insight and experience to the development of international opportunity in both the private and public sectors.”

Economic Development Director // City of Scottsdale Years with City: 13 Years in Economic Development: 30 With a background in various disciplinaries such as public involvement, neighborhood development, citizen engagement, public policy and economic development, Millar’s approach to business development opportunities is strategic, creative and well-versed. Rob has been responsible for attracting significant community investment by attracting new companies and employment opportunities, while also developing key programs to help existing businesses grow and expand.



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Gregg A. Creaser, P.E.

President // Speedie & Associates Inc Years at Company: 43 // Years in CRE: 43 Bbiggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Completed my 10 year term as a Board Member and Chairman of American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Arizona. What is the No. 1 item on your career bucket list? “Mentor young engineers to hopefully someday take over for me so I can, as eloquently as Zac Brown says, ‘put my toes in the water, ass in the sand, not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand, life is good today.’ ”

Patrick Edwards

Vice President and General Manager // Burns & McDonnell in Arizona Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 32 Edwards serves as vice president and general manager for Burns & McDonnell — a 100 percent employeeowned engineering, construction and architecture firm — in Arizona. He leads a team of more than 120 professionals who focus on delivering aviation, commercial, industrial and energy infrastructure projects. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “I am proud that 50 percent of our leadership team in Phoenix is comprised of women and persons of color. We have made strong strides toward this goal in the past three years, but the work continues.”

Annemarie Haenfler

Principal // ACS Services LLC. Years at Company: 12 // Years in CRE: 23 Haenfler holds ATTI and Radiation Safety certifications, initiated the Laboratory certification and expanded the company’s capability and capacity to successfully serve on federal, municipal and ADOT projects. A strong work ethic, strategic thinking and absolute commitment to achieving goals characterize her management style. She is the Qualifying Party for the company’s AZROC license. Currently she serves as Chair for the ADOT DBE Taskforce. ACS offers Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Special Inspections to the Construction Industry. ACS is also a licensed geotechnical drilling contractor. The company has overburden and rock coring capability and offers seismic refraction.

Sandra Herd

Partner // Caruso Turley Scott Structural Engineers Years at Company: 29 Years in CRE: 29 Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “This was actually a little more than three years ago, but leading the structural design for the largest office development in Arizona’s history, the Marina Heights project with Ryan Companies and Sunbelt Holdings. This is a super-sized mixed use project with five office/garage/retail towers over a 19 acre two level parking garage on Tempe Town Lake. We had intense collaboration with a great design and construction team, a challenging phased schedule, over 300,000 cubic yards of concrete poured, and a beautiful end result that we are all very proud of.”

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Jim Roth, P.E.

Associate/VP Regional Operations Cole Design Group, Inc. Years at Company: 17 Years in CRE: 24 Roth relocated from Cole’s St Louis HQ office to manage and expand Cole’s Southwest Regional civil engineering consulting services. His clients rely on his conscientious expert design and authentic collaboration on project teams, in which he refined his talent working with leaders of top design build contractor teams across the nation in the industrial, commercial, multi-family, and educational markets. What is a surprising fact about you? “I earned my Airborne Jump Wings, however, didn’t have the opportunity to serve in the Armed Forces.”


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Senior Vice President of Construction Ryan Companies US, Inc. Years at Company: 23 Years in CRE: 25 Carefoot oversees all construction activities including the scheduling, monitoring, and mobilizing of the project team. He also offers specific expertise in the areas of construction techniques, project coordination, design management, budgeting, quality control, cost-effectiveness, and safety, which he utilizes daily in managing and training his team of project managers and superintendents.

Founder/Owner CHASSE Building Team Years at Company: 13 Years in CRE: 30 Over the past 12 years, Chasse has grown the firm from a handful of team members to more than 140. Today, he oversees $250 million in client engagements each year, specializing in new K-12, multifamily, and commercial construction statewide. In 2019, due to their success, he had to move both the Phoenix-area headquarters as well as the Tucson office into newer, larger spaces to accommodate their rocketing growth.

What is a surprising fact about you? The first job in construction Chuck ever had was as a laborer for the general contractor who built the brewery he and his partners developed and owned. The brewery is still around – Bushwakker Brewing in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Certainly, everything the team as a whole has done to ensure the safety of its workers and projects during COVID.”

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Partner | Chief Estimator Willmeng Construction, Inc. Years at Company: 18 Years in CRE: 25 Isam has a diverse background of all aspects of the building industry, including architecture, civil engineering and construction. His architectural background makes him an essential part of many design/build

What is a surprising fact about you? “I was a high school chess champion. Before video games were popular, Chess was the board game of choice and seems to have come full circle during this pandemic. It is fun to learn that Chess has provided a sense of comfort and community while people around the globe practice social distancing.”

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Vice President Wolverine Builders Commercial Construction Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 30 Couch has over 30 years experience in the development and commercial construction industry. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Keeping two of my best friends as business partners. I know I am not always easy to live with. However..... our TEAM is THE BEST!” What is a surprising fact about you? “I love animals. From dogs to snakes to skunks, gila monsters, etc. I can provide interesting pictures.” What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “To complete a major development in the East Valley that makes a positive difference to our community.” 38

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Butch Glispie

Principal Pono Construction, LLC Years at Company: 16 Years in CRE: 40 Butch oversees all of Pono’s projects, and is the main contact for the firm’s biggest account with Grand Canyon University. Butch has his hands on each project from start to finish, as teamwork is a way of life at Pono. Butch has done everything from high end custom homes in Beverly Hills, to large commercial builds. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “In the last three years Pono has worked hard at maintaining a superior level of service to our longtime client, GCU, while also managing to service and procure projects with new owners and developers.”


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Ben Goetter

Vice President, General Manager // Mortenson Years at Company: 22 // Years in CRE: 22 Goetter has a passion for constructing modern structures that serve the community, while developing future leaders of the construction industry. With a bachelor’s in construction management and architectural engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, he has served Mortenson in various roles nationally. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “In June 2017, my family and I moved from Wisconsin to the desert to lead the Phoenix business. It has been a true privilege to cultivate a culture and business, locally — and with an exceptional leadership team and a customer focus.”

Katie Haydon Perry

Executive Vice President // Haydon Building Corp Years at Company: 10 // Years in CRE: 10 In 2010, she joined the Haydon Building Corp team, bringing her global insight to establish a strong company culture. She is part of the company’s strategic succession planning and continues to position the firm for sustainability and growth. What is a surprising fact about you? “I have 5 children, ranging in age from 3 to 17. Finding a balance between motherhood and business leader is challenging, but incredibly rewarding. I want my daughters to see that women don’t have to choose between a family and a career, and my sons to not be afraid of a strong woman — they will enrich your life!”

Kelly Pettigrew

Executive Vice President // The Renaissance Companies Years at Company: 2 // Years in CRE: 25 Pettigrew brings energy and a renewed focus to the project and office teams by championing such efforts as Raving Fans — an internal team focused on employee engagement — and the assembly of a strong executive leadership team. As a result of Kelly’s guidance, The Renaissance Companies has: grown its revenue from $100 million to over $200 million in just two years; is in the process of completing its largest project to date for a $9.9 billion beverage company based in Austria; and has expanded its footprint outside of Arizona to California, Oregon, and Washington.

Erik Powell

Director of New Construction // Stevens-Leinweber Construction, Inc. Years at Company: 3 // Years in CRE: 21 Powell brings experience developing, designing and building successful construction projects in Arizona. At Stevens-Leinweber, Erik has used that expertise to launch the company’s ground-up construction division – providing quality and diversification for SLC as it adds new services to its tenant improvement roots. Since joining the company in 2017, Erik has grown its ground-up division from a “team of one” to a team of more than 14. What is a surprising fact about you? “I’m very involved with my kids and have coached youth baseball and football for them for the past five years.”

Todd Steffen

President // CORE Construction Years at Company: 4 // Years in CRE: 22 Steffen began his career 22 years ago in Morton, Illinois and has he has extensive experience in a variety of construction delivery methods, project types, and is a valuable resource to his employees and clients. Todd is a strong advocate for servant leadership and he sets the example by always striving to support those around him. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Construction Management. What is a surprising fact about you? “While I’ve had to spend significant time on airplanes in my career, it wasn’t until I was 24 years old that I first traveled on a commercial airplane!” 40

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LuAnn Holec

Principal/Founder Thoma-Holec Design, LLC Years at Company: 14 Years in CRE: 47 LuAnn’s passion for senior living interior design inspired her to launch ThomaHolec Design, a company exclusively dedicated to it, in 2006. A revered expert in new construction and repositioning design, LuAnn has been featured in numerous publications and has juried several industry competitions. What is a surprising fact about you? LuAnn was planning to be a dental hygienist. The trade school she applied to used a lottery system and when her number was not called, she started taking general courses at University of Wisconsin - Madison. She declared interior design as her major because of one enjoyable design class she took.

Michelle Romero

Principal, Interior Designer SmithGroup Years at Company: 10 Years in CRE: 20 Romero has had the privilege to work with a diverse portfolio of clients all over the country ranging in size from a few thousand square feet to half a million. Michelle graduated in 2000 from UofA with a degree in architecture. Since then she has become a leader in her industry. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Finishing up her largest project to date at 500,000 SF with General Motors in Austin, Texas was quite an accomplishment. Transforming a warehouse into a highly effective work environment took four years and lot of hard work.

Karah Tennyson

Vice President — Project Design Manager Corgan Years at Company: 7 Years in CRE: 10 As a leader within the Phoenix Interiors Studio at Corgan, Karah provides design leadership for the team. She represents the Phoenix office at a firm-wide level as a Design Advocate by providing thought leadership. Karah’s career has been dedicated to commercial design with a focus on corporate workplace. What is a surprising fact about you? Karah likes to push the boundaries of design and isn’t afraid to try something new. Karah pioneered the use of clear raised access floor at the JDA Customer Experience Center, something that has only been done in small quantities in the past.

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Owner Monica Sullivan Design Years at Company: 1 Years in CRE: 15 Sullivan provides interior design services for residential and commercial boutique spaces. She also provides space planning and interior layout, furniture layout, lighting plans, material selections, cabinet design, procurement and serve as project liaison. Sullivan possesses an affinity for interior design, art, aesthetics and architecture. She holds a B.A. in Spanish and interior design. She is an allied member of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Principal, Director of Design DFDG Architecture Years at Company: 17 Years in CRE: 23 Tomasek’s insight and relationships with local industry professionals and her belief that design is more about people and experiences, than the product itself has guided her career. Her passion for design and focus on continuous improvement and mentorship have led her on the path of continuous learning and leadership in interior design.

What is a surprising fact about you? “My love of travel has provided me the drive to experience many places throughout the world, including Spain, Mexico, Italy, Peru, France, Egypt and South Africa.”

What is a surprising fact about you? “To honestly say I don’t want to master my craft. You learn quickly in this field that tomorrow always presents new challenges. If you aren’t committed to continual learning, you limit possibilities and responsibility to raise the bar of design.”

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Sandra Barton

Senior Director, Commercial Real Estate // Alliance Bank of Arizona Years at Company: 11 // Years in CRE: 27 Barton has become one of the most accomplished commercial real estate bankers in Tucson, working on high-profile projects across Southern Arizona. She also serves on the board of directors of Pima County Real Estate Research Council and Tucson Industrial Development Authority. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Being named the 2019 Woman of Influence for Banking/Finance in Tucson has certainly been a pinnacle of success. It serves as much more than a recognition of talent; it is a recognition of dedication and hard work, as well.”

Kyle McDonough Principal // Tower Capital Years at Company: 5 // Years in CRE: 13 McDonough does everything from overseeing day-to-day operations to ensuring the team is executing on the company’s business plan and growth strategy to arranging debt and equity for commercial real estate acquisitions and developments. Kyle even performs underwriting duties to gauge the viability of financing transactions. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “This year, Kyle and his team at Tower Capital hit a total of $1 billion in successfully executed commercial real estate debt and equity transactions. This is a landmark achievement, and it comes right on time to celebrate the company’s fifth anniversary.”

Stephen Loonam Market Manager // UMB Bank Years at Company: 11 // Years in CRE: 28 In his role as Market Manager, Loonam is responsible for managing the commercial real estate team and portfolio in Arizona for UMB Bank as well as business development, helping the company, which arrived in the Valley in 2005, grow and thrive after the recession years. Loonam has years of real estate experience, including land entitlement, structured joint venture equity, and financial services. Prior to his role at UMB, he was director REO and special assets in the western United States at AmTrust Bank. Daniel Nillen

Managing Director of Commercial Real Estate // WaFd Bank Arizona Years at Company: 1 // Years in CRE: 25 Nillen brings years of highly skilled commercial real estate experience to the role, including originations in excess of $1.2 billion in commercial real estate mortgages including construction loans and term loans and the management of high-profile banking relationships with commercial loan portfolio balances ranging from $200 million to $500 million. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Through our COVID-19 loan programs, we’ve provided over $85 million to help nearly 900 Arizona businesses. We were also able to donate $80,000 to nonprofits in Arizona during the first weeks of the pandemic alone.”

Andrew Romano Senior Vice President // Enterprise Bank & Trust Years at Company: 4 // Years in CRE: 23 Romano joined the team in 2016, where he has been responsible for the management and development of commercial real estate acquisition and development loan relationships. Prior to Enterprise Bank & Trust he spent 18 years at San Francisco-based Bank of the West. His time with Bank of the West was split between Los Angeles and Arizona. What is a surprising fact about you? “Mountain biking is my passion. I am out on the mountain riding every weekend (yes, even in the summer). My favorite place to camp and ride is Moab, Utah.” 44

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John Carlson

President, Mark-Taylor Residential Years at Company: 18 // Years in CRE: 18 Carlson’s real estate and multifamily background includes on-site property management, balance sheet management and portfolio oversight. John currently serves as Chairman of the Arizona Multihousing Association, with the National Apartment Association and National Multihousing Council. What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “As a second-generation leader of Mark-Taylor my No.1 bucket list item is very clear. I fully expect to pass the baton to a third-generation of leadership in the distant future. When I do so, I expect the culture of the company to be healthy and the business thriving.”

Libby Ekre

Principal , MEB Commercial Management Group and MEB Management Services Years at Company: 22 // Years in CRE: 15 Ekre, CPM, is a founding Principal of MEB Management Services, which manages properties in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Tennessee with over 24,000 units and 3 million square feet of commercial office and retail space. MEB employs over 650 real estate professionals. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “When we won the Accredited Management Organization (AMO) of the Year Award in 2018. The award recognized MEB for outstanding performance by a firm that is dedicated to advancing the real estate management industry.”

Debbie Laing

Senior Real Estate Manager, Ryan Companies US, Inc. Years at Company: 14 // Years in CRE: 20 Laing is involved with all aspects of executive suite operations, including leasing, staff management, monthly financial reporting and coordination of suite upgrades. She is responsible for preparing budgets and business plans, negotiating with vendors, coordinating tenant improvement administration and projects, writing monthly reports, managing property staff and encouraging tenant engagement. She has an extensive background in portfolio management, construction administration and relationship building. What is a surprising fact about you? “I spend most of my downtime on the go. My husband and I love the outdoors, we spend our free time boating, off-roading, hiking etc.”

Carrie L. Temple

Vice President of Asset Management ViaWest Group Years at Company: 2 Years in CRE: 38 Carrie oversees the strategy and dayto-day operations of the property and asset management teams. She has held senior positions with other prominent real estate development and management companies, as well as, launching and running her own successful property management company for 14 years before merging her company. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Joining ViaWest Group has given me the opportunity to expand my leadership skills. Growing a Team of experts who are knowledgeable, passionate, and willing to help each other is key to ViaWest’s overall success.” 46

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Andi St. John

Managing Director, Property Management CBRE Years at Company: 24 Years in CRE: 24 St. John leads a team of 140 professionals and provides executive leadership over the region’s retail, industrial and office property management portfolio, which exceeds 23 million square feet. Andi and her team are involved in a number of highprofile, mixed-use assignments such as The Esplanade, Phoenix Plaza, Anchor Center, Renaissance Square and The Watermark Tempe. What is a surprising fact about you? “I’m a thrill seeker! People find it interesting that I enjoy watching horror movies and riding roller coasters. I love the adrenaline rush and escape from reality that I get from both activities.”


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Eric Blumsack

Director of Workspace Solutions Whitestone Reit Years at Company: 8 Years in CRE: 25 Eric has been working in the Commercial Real Estate Industry for 25 years. He is currently an integral part of the growth of CUBExec and is responsible for fostering a culture of community and helping clients succeed in their business. What is a surprising fact about you? “I grew up playing soccer and as a teenager I had the opportunity to travel to Australia and play against Australian teams. It was such a great life experience being able to see a new country and having the opportunity to play Down Under.”

Caroline Chiodo

Senior Vice President Acquisitions & Development Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Years at Company: 3 Years in CRE: 3 Chiodo joined the company in January 2018 and focuses on investor relations and capital markets, as well as operational and financial analysis. Chiodo brings more than a decade of experience from the investment management industry with extensive background that includes a combination of working for a REIT dedicated investment fund as well as generalist roles at institutional investment firms. Most recently, Chiodo was a Global Research Analyst at Duff&Phelps Investment Management Company. Chiodo is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

Patrick Devine

Senior Vice President Artis REIT Years at Company: 4 Years in CRE: 22 Devine serves as a senior vice president within Artis REIT’s U.S. region. His portfolio comprises approximately six million square feet of office and industrial projects, with nine properties in Phoenix. He also has properties in Denver, Houston and Minneapolis. Pat is also involved in evaluating property acquisitions and development opportunities in current and target markets throughout the U.S. for the Canada-based Artis. Prior to joining Artis REIT, Devine served as an office broker at Trammell Crow Company/CBRE, and Cushman & Wakefield. 48

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Catherine Long

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer STORE Capital Years at Company: 10 Years in CRE: 31 Long’s passion for numbers is surpassed only by her intense focus on creating quality financial solutions for customers. She is a veteran of the financial services and real estate industries and a STORE Capital co-founder. Her work is dedicated to maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a consistent source of capital for growth, and maintaining the highest level of integrity and transparency for which she is known. She serves as an independent Board and Audit Committee member of Oaktree Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a non-traded externally managed REIT.

Dan Lovitz

Senior Vice President of Acquisitions VEREIT, Inc. Years at Company: 4.5 Years in CRE: 15 Lovitz has extensive experience with acquisitions and is responsible for leading the single tenant retail acquisition team nationwide for VEREIT as well as sourcing office and industrial opportunities throughout the south, midwest and west coast. Lovitz got his start in the industry at Cole Capital in Phoenix before branching out to work in Florida and Michigan before returning to Phoenix to work in the VEREIT office. In his career, Lovitz has over 550 transactions completed and $5.5 billion invested in institutional quality real estate.


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Bryan Adams

Vice President of Preconstruction DP Electric, Inc. Years at Company: 6 Years in CRE: 29 Bryan is involved with projects from inception to completion and brings together the most qualified team of multi-disciplinary professionals. He actively manages client and project development, creating an environment focused on the understanding of project goals, resulting in projects delivered on time and within budget. Bryan has over 29 years of experience in commercial electrical construction and 18 years in development of project cost and design analysis. What is a surprising fact about you? In high school, Bryan was the state downhill ski jump champion and a snow ski instructor. He also waterskied with his father in the National Waterski Championships in 2000 before relocating to the Valley.

Jerry Barnier

Founder Suntec Concrete Years at Company: 40 Years in CRE: 40 Jerry Barnier founded Suntec Concrete as a small startup. Thanks to Jerry’s leadership, Suntec is one of the largest concrete-only contractors in the nation, annually ranked as No. 1 in Arizona in Engineering News Record’s Top Specialty Contractors in the Southwest. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Keeping the trust of our clients the last 3 years was our teams greatest accomplishment. When growth is 25 percent yearly and employees more than double over those years it tested and showed the success of the character and commitment of the team.” What is a surprising fact about you? “I love growing trees.”

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Chief Estimator of the Concrete Division Sun Valley Masonry Years at Company: 7 Years in CRE: 7 At age 25, Baum was promoted to chief estimator of the concrete division where he oversees the concrete preconstruction division and manages relationships with general contractor partners and clients. Overall, he manages over $50 million worth of projects and is very involved in the culture development and the apprenticeship program for the company. As committee chair of Sun Valley’s Apprenticeship Program, Koby is involved in teaching apprentices and finding innovative ways to bring the apprenticeship program to local trade schools and high schools. What is a surprising fact about you? Koby and his wife are die-hard Twilight fans who own the series and make sure to watch it at least once a year.

Co-Owner CPR Construction Cleaning Years at Company: 1.5 Years in CRE: 10 The Gilbert-based firm offers three phases of cleaning: progress/rough cleaning, final cleaning and touch-up cleaning. The company can handle projects from 300 square feet to more than 1 million SF. Services include ongoing maintenance cleaning, hard-surface floor cleaning and maintenance, window cleaning, pressure washing and parking lot sweeping. Burton and her partner possess more than 20 years of experience in business development, managing strategic national accounts, marketing, sales and relationship building. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Co-founding my own company.” What is a surprising fact about you? Corina is a former model and actress.

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DOUG CRAIG

Vice President, RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture Years at Company: 4.5 // Years in CRE: 35 A well-traveled and broadly experienced landscape architect of over 30 years, Doug has expertise in all aspects of project development from concept planning through construction services. He is experienced in office, retail, hospitality, healthcare and Senior Living design. Doug’s work has taken him throughout the western United States as well as internationally. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “After serving on the City of Scottsdale Historic Preservation Commission, I was excited to join the Development Review Board. It is rewarding to be able to help guide the growth that is occurring in a responsible and aesthetically-minded way.”

Brandon Krecek

Executive Vice President, JFK Electrical Contracting Years at Company: 20+ // Years in CRE: 20+ Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “I was recently promoted to executive vice president. I am now handling the operations department while working with our project managers to help mentor and guide them. It can be challenging at times as the construction industry evolves but I enjoy the challenge that it brings. This past year I also obtained my electrical contractors license and began succession planning to continue to grow the legacy that my father, John Krecek has started.”

What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “To continue the legacy of JFK Electric being successful and well respected in the construction industry. Eventually being able to retire early, become a professional golfer and join the PGA Tour.”

Eric Lahti

President/Integrator, RENCO Roofing Years at Company: 9 // Years in CRE: 9 Lahti earned two Associate Degrees before earning a Bachelor of Science from ASU in Accountancy. He received his CPA in 2009 and worked in a CPA firm beginning in 2004 until joining RENCO in 2011. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “I joined RENCO Roofing in a temporary position in 2011. As time went on my role began to evolve and expand. Fast forward to 2018, the owners asked me to step into the role of President, it was a huge moment of confidence and trust. I work every day to maintain the faith they placed in me and build the organization year over year.”

Robert Schadler

Channel Sales Manager, Allegion Years at Company: 2 // Years in CRE: 23 “Growing up in Illinois and not a fan of the cold and snow, I went to Texas for college. After graduating from college in 1997, I relocated to Arizona and started in construction material supplies with Oldcastle in the early 2000’s, most recently with Allegion for the last two years.” What is a surprising fact about you? “I was in a car that was struck by lightning, no one was hurt, however the car did not fair too well.”

What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? “No more cross country flights for career bucket list and getting a 67-69 Camaro after my youngest leaves for college is on the personal bucket list.”

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Benjamin Farthing

Stephanie Oleksa

Associate CBRE Years at Company: 2 Years in CRE: 3 Benjamin is responsible for business development and prospecting, managing the team’s deal pipeline, market research, and assisting his team in all aspects of the sale of single- and multi-tenant investment properties in Phoenix and throughout the United States.

Interior Designer SmithGroup Years at Company: 4 Years in CRE: 4 Stephanie has an integrated knowledge of architecture and interior design. Her significant corporate office and tenant improvement project experience enables her to guide clients through a successful visioning process to ensure their operation models are met through

a tailored, unique design.

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “My second closing, which was a Chase Bank ground lease in Thousand Oaks, California that sold at a 4.37 percent cap rate or $4.4 million in value. The buyer was a high net-worth doctor who was very detailoriented. I had to overcome several obstacles, but we eventually came to a successful closing.”

Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “My biggest career accomplishment is a recently-completed project on Tempe Town Lake known as the IDEA Tempe Campus. The 18-acre, 1 million square foot project will include five commercial buildings with office, restaurant and retail space, two parking structures, and 40,000 SF of arts rehearsal and classroom space.”

Lauren Tomlin

Marketing Coordinator Ryan Companies US, Inc. Years at Company: 1.5 Years in CRE: 3.5 With an insatiable curiosity for all things commercial real estate and a knack for excelling, Tomlin is the definition of an up and comer in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry. Lauren supports strategic marketing plans, public relations activities, the planning and coordinating of special events, and the pursuit process. What’s No. 1 on your commercial real estate bucket list? As an avid member of the CrossFit community, fitness facilities hold a special place in Lauren’s heart, so the opportunity to win, build, and market one has been her dream since entering the industry.

JP Malham

Business Development SiteWorks Landscape Years at Company: 1 Years in CRE: 4 Malham specializes in client acquisition and business development for SiteWorks Landscaping. He is an active member in the Building Owners and Managers Association and the International Facility Management Association. In his short time as Director of Business Development for SiteWorks, JP has been integral in the procurement of various high-profile landscape maintenance contracts, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the ASU Research Park. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) “Securing contracts with two of the most notable Hospital Campuses in the Phoenix area, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and St. Joeseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.”

Dylan Whitwer

Associate NAI Horizon Years at Company: 2 Dylan comes to NAI Horizon after spending three years working for an environmental and geotechnical engineering firm. He was responsible for environmental site assessments, asbestos surveys, lead paint inspections, and Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments. Dylan possesses a strong background in marketing and business development. Biggest career accomplishment (within the last 3 years) Dylan was Chairman of the 2018 Valley Partnership Community project, a title normally held by someone with more experience in the commercial real estate industry. What is a surprising fact about you? In his free time, Dylan gives back to “prep” roots and is a high school wrestling referee.


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hen taken in their entirety, the last 12 months in the Arizona commercial real estate world have been, well, decent. There weren’t a great deal of huge transactions in the past year, but there were several that caught the attention of the industry, most notably the $212 million sale of one of the Crown Jewels of the Camelback Corridor, the Biltmore Financial Center. That whopper of a transaction went down in December of 2019 and might cause one to think that set the stage for a huge year in the office sector. The big office deals, however, dried up quicker than one could say COVID-19, which put a

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major damper on office transaction activity and dollar amounts for the rest of 2020. One sector that had a strong year from start to finish was the Greater Phoenix multifamily sector. Bouyed by two deals of more than $117 million, the sector recorded a year in which the top 10 deals of the past year (mid-October 2019 to midOctober 2020) averaged just under $100 million according to data from Race Carter at Cushman & Wakefield, as well as data from the commercial real estate transaction tracking website Vizzda.com. The top 10 multifamily deals came in at an average of $96.3 million, well ahead of the office sector top 10 average of $65.1 million. In fact, the industrial market, another strong

performer in 2020, had a top-10 average of $69.6 million. Traditional retail averaged $35.3 million for the top 10 deals of the past year. Factor in two niche categories of hospitality and self storage, and that average jumps to $49.8 million for the top 10 deals. That jump is thanks in most part to two sales of Hilton properties, a $100 million sale of the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley and a $62 million sale of the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas. The top 10 land deals were for an average of $35.5 million. With the pandemic raging throughout most of 2020, the performance of the Valley’s commercial real estate sectors was surprising, even inspiring for an even better 2021.



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INDUSTRIAL / BIG DEAL: HIGHEST PRICE: $122 MILLION PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $661.94 Landmark Dividend acquired the 184,000-square-foot, 16+ MW enterprise data center campus occupied by PayPal Inc. The purchase signifies the company’s expansion into offering a move-in ready, turnkey data center platform. The Phoenix acquisition is the 16th data center asset acquired by the digital infrastructure division in the last 24 months. The newly acquired data center campus consists of three data center buildings, along with an office area designed to Tier IV standards, and currently has an immediate lease opportunity of up to 9

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MW of existing data center capacity with PUEs as low as 1.15. Landmark’s expanded data center infrastructure offerings are strengthened through an exclusive partnership with BCS, a Dallas-based critical facilities operations company. BCS’ capabilities include facility management, security, janitorial and IT services solutions that feature best-in-class servicelevel guarantees. Landmark has engaged the JLL Data Center Solutions team in Phoenix as the exclusive leasing manager of the data center campus.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// LOCATION // 4010 N. 3rd St. Phoenix VALUE // $122 million SIZE // 184,306 SF PRICE PER SF // $661.94 BUYER // Landmark Dividend SELLER // PayPal Inc. SALE // February 24, 2020


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INDUSTRIAL / BIG DEAL: LARGEST SIZE: 970,000 SF

UPS DISTRIBUTION CENTER First Park @ PV303 was built in 2017 and this building was the largest piece of that development was Building 1, home to a UPS distribution facility.

In spring 2017, UPS leased the 618,000-square-foot spec building in the PV303 master-planned business park located off Indian School Road and Loop 303. That year, the building was used as an overflow site for the busy holiday shipping season. However, UPS’s vision to expand the facility is now a reality as the original building was expanded to 970,000 SF. The expansion includes a stand-alone customer service building with main employee entrance, employee and customer parking, auto wash building, auto service building, truck fueling islands, and truck circulation with trailer parking. The main truck exit will be a private drive at the intersection of Charles Boulevard and Sarival Avenue with traditional truck queuing, guardshack, and security gates.

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Dan Calihan

Josh Wyss

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////// LOCATION // 16601 W. Sells Dr., Goodyear SIZE // 970,000 SF VALUE // $54,690,198 BUYER // United Parcel Service, Inc. SELLER // First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. BROKERAGES // Pat Feeney and Dan Calihan, CBRE; Josh Wyss, Cushman & Wakefield SALE // August 20, 2020


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LAND / BIG DEAL: LARGEST SIZE - 3,915 ACRES

VISTANCIA AREA LAND In two related transactions totaling $32 million, Westside Investment Partners (Denver, CO) acquired all undeveloped land within the Vistancia master planned community in Peoria. The acquisition consisted of the 465 acre Vistancia Commercial Core mixed-use site as well as the 3,450 acre Vistancia Northpointe community planned for approximately 3,200 residential homesites. As part of the transaction, Westside also acquired Blackstone Country Club and other miscellaneous undeveloped sites. Insight Land & Investments (Matt Rinzler, Jeremy Lovejoy, Brian Stillman) represented Westside for these acquisitions. These were highly complex transactions that required a truly collaborative effort by all parties.

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LARGEST SIZE // 3,915 ACRES LOCATION // NW OF PEORIA VALUE // $32 MILLION PRICE PER ACRE // $8,173.69 BUYER // WESTSIDE INVESTMENT PARTNERS INC. SELLER // STRATFORD LAND LISTING BROKERS // MATT RINZLER, JEREMY LOVEJOY AND BRIAN STILLMAN, INSIGHT LAND & INVESTMENTS SALE // APRIL 10, 2020


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LAND / BIG DEAL: LAND SALES HIGHEST PRICE - $70.5 MILLION

ALLEN RANCHES With the Loop 303 unlocking the economic potential of the far West Valley, Allen and Company made the decision to sell off this 841 acre parcel to First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. Nate Nathan, founder of Nathan & Associates, brokered the deal for the property, which fetched $83,781.97 per acre for $70,530,174 total. The western 250 acres will become a 760 lot, single-family residential development named Allen Ranch. That development will act as a buffer between the existing residential development and what will become an industrial and logistics park. Merit Partners, with joint venture partners First Industrial Realty Trust and Diamond Realty Investments announced plans for Camelback 303, a $1.5 billion global logistics park that will accommodate up to 10 million square feet of Class A industrial distribution and manufacturing space.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////// HIGHEST PRICE // $70,530,174 PRICE PER ACRE // $83,781.97 LOCATION // SW of Loop 303 and Camelback Rd., Glendale SIZE // 841.83 acres BUYER // First Industrial Realty Trust SELLER // Allen and Company LISTING BROKER // Nate Nathan, Nathan & Associates SALE // August 14, 2020

LAND / BIG DEAL: HIGHEST PRICE PER ACRE - $7,650,273.22

601 N. CENTRAL AVE This parcel of land in downtown Phoenix had been owned by the Reznik family for nearly 50 years and HoneyLou Reznik finally agreed to sell it in 2020, for what is considered the highest price per acre of land in the state’s history. The property is bordered by Central Ave., Fillmore St., First St. and Pierce St. and is a prime development opportunity for the buyer, Glasir Capital Partners. The company’s plans for the land have yet to be revealed publicly, but it is expected to be developed into a mixed-use project with a multifamily element involved.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////// PRICE PER ACRE // $7,650,273.22 LOCATION // 601 N. Central Ave., Phoenix VALUE // $14 million SIZE // 1.83 acres BUYER // Glasir Capital Partners SELLER // HoneyLou Reznik SALE // April 10, 2020

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ONNIX APARTMENTS

MULTIFAMILY / BIG DEAL: LARGEST SIZE (TOTAL UNITS): 659 Cliff David

Steve Gebing

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Canada-based Western Wealth Capital purchased the low-density, 659 unit multi-family property that will provide some flexibility for future improvements, which could include dividing it into an Onnix East and an Onnix West. The property includes 35 two-story buildings built in 1997 on 29.76 acres. There is one

tennis court, two clubhouses, four pools, a dog park, more than 1,340 parking spaces.

LOCATION // 1500 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe SIZE // 659 units VALUE // $117.5 million PRICE PER UNIT // $178,300.46 BUYER // Western Wealth Capital SELLER // Bridge Investment Group Partners BROKERAGE FIRM // Cliff David and Steve Gebing, Institutional Property Advisors (a division of Marcus & Millichap) SALE // October 13, 2020

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BIG DEAL: HIGHEST PRICE PER UNIT:

$462,450.59

The Angela, which has since been given a name change to Cortland Biltmore, was StreetLight Residential’s crown jewel in the Camelback Corridor, with its Spanish Colonial Revival design and prime location. Located in the heart of

Phoenix’s upscale Biltmore neighborhood, this apartment community offers highend home features, designer finishes, and resort-style amenities. Unit features include gourmet kitchen features, built-in smart home technology, and private balconies (some with scenic mountainside views). The property has 253 units divided into studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments.

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Tyler Anderson

Sean Cunningham

Asher Gunter

Matt Pesch

Mark McFate

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// LOCATION // 2727 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix SIZE // 315,401 SF (253 units) VALUE // $117 million PRICE PER UNIT // $462,450.59

BUYER // Cortland Partners SELLER // StreetLights Residential BROKERAGE FIRM // Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter, Matt Pesch and Mark McFate, CBRE SALE // October 8, 2020


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THE DISTRICT AT SCOTTSDALE MULTIFAMILY / BIG DEAL: HIGHEST PRICE: $124 MILLION This is the second consecutive year that Bluerock Real Estate was involved in the most expensive multifamily deal. Bluerock purchased Denim Scottsdale for $141.5 million in July of 2019 as the company made a significant move into the Phoenix multifamily market. The District at Scottsdale is a Class A, 332-unit apartment community. The Property was built in 2018 and is a fourstory wrap with top-of-the-line amenities and immaculate interior finishes. Residents at The District can take advantage of five shopping centers within a 5-mile radius including the renowned Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter, both walkable from the Property. The Property is comprised of 192 one-bedroom and 140 two-bedroom apartments. Tenants enjoy a wide array of community and apartment amenities that add to the value of the Property.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////// LOCATION // 15446 N. Greenway Hayden Loop, Scottsdale SIZE // 359,648 SF (332 UNITS) VALUE // $124 million PRICE PER UNIT // $373,494 BUYER // Bluerock Real Estate SELLER // Ares Management BROKERAGE FIRM // Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch, CBRE SALE // December 12, 2019

Tyler Anderson

Sean Cunningham

Asher Gunter

Matt Pesch

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OFFICE / BIG DEAL: HIGHEST PRICE: $212 MILLION LARGEST SIZE: 658,982 SF / HIGHEST PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $321.71

BILTMORE FINANCIAL CENTER The Biltmore Center, comprised of three Class A office buildings, fetched one of the largest prices in Phoenix history. A joint venture formed by Phoenix-based ViaWest Group sold the asset to a newly-formed venture, with ViaWest maintaining an ownership and management position. The property sold for $212 million. This sale came late in the year, but was the largest multi-tenant office sale in metro Phoenix in 2019 and the fourth largest in Phoenix history. JLL represented the seller, a partnership between Prospect Ridge and ViaWest Group. The prior joint venture purchased the office complex in 2015 for $163.1 million at a time when office vacancies were still at prerecession highs above 25 percent. However, ViaWest saw a value-add opportunity with the right location, views, access, parking and tenant base. Beginning with a rebranding, ViaWest made significant investments to elevate the property, including updated lobbies and corridors, complete overhaul of the outside plaza, state-of-theart fitness center, new restaurants and the addition of a tenant lounge. These market-leading amenities include Press Coffee and Over Easy; an indoor and outdoor tenant lounge with shuffleboard, bag toss and table tennis; weekly food trucks; a fully-renovated fitness center; a 150-seat conference center; a two-acre park for weekly yoga and tenant events and an on-site hair salon.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////// LOCATION // 24th St. and Camelback Rd., Phoenix SIZE // 658,982 SF VALUE // $212 million PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT // $321.71 BUYER // Partners Group AG at ViaWest Group SELLER // ViaWest Group and AllianceBernstein BROKERAGE FIRM // Ben Geelan, Michael Leggett and Nick Ray, JLL Capital Markets SALE // December 24, 2019

Leasing at Biltmore Center is being handled by the Colliers International team of Ryan Timpani and Phil Breidenbach.

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HOSPITALITY / BIG DEAL: LARGEST DEAL: $100 MILLION

DOUBLETREE RESORT BY HILTON PARADISE VALLEY The purchase of the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley was part of a two property buy by Southwest Value Partners, which also purchased the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas. The two resorts are within 1.5 miles from each other. The resort is on 23 acres and has amenities that include two outdoor pools, a fitness center and 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// LOCATION // 5401 N. Scottsdale Rd., Paradise Valley SIZE // 381,819 SF (378 rooms) VALUE // $100 million PRICE PER ROOM // $264,550.26 BUYER // Southwest Value Partners SELLER // Rockpoint Group SALE // January 31, 2020

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RETAIL / BIG DEAL: LARGEST DEAL: $69,665,350

SHOPS AT GAINEY VILLAGE The Shops at Gainey Village underwent a $15 million renovation and that move paid off for Principal Financial Group, which had the retail center fully leased at the time of its sale to First Washington Realty. The 138,476-square-foot shopping center is located southeast corner of Scottsdale and Doubletree Ranch roads. Its main tenant is Sprouts Farmers Market and it also has several restaurants and specialty retail shops.

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LOCATION // 8701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale SIZE // 138,830 SF VALUE // $69,665,350 PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT // $501.80 BUYER // First Washington Realty SELLER // Principal Financial Group BROKERAGE // Michael Hackett and Ryan Schubert, Cushman & Wakefield SALE // December 16, 2019

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Ryan Schubert

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ASU@MESA CITY CENTER ASU @ Mesa City Center is a three-story, approximately 117,795 square-foot academic building, located at the northwest corner of Pepper Street and Centennial Way, that will house programs offered by the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts related to digital and sensory technology, experiential design, gaming, media arts, film production and entrepreneurial development and support.

These programs will utilize augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D modeling and visualization to develop technology with the potential to impact industries as diverse as health care, aerospace, manufacturing and entertainment. The ground floor will contain a large exhibition gallery, screening theaters and a social café. The upper floors will include a mix of production studios, fabrication labs, flexible classrooms and innovative spaces for collaborations with community and industry. 68

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has served the Phoenix market for forty years and has generated over 8,000 alumni in the Phoenix area since it began its programs there in 1977. The Project consists of a four story, approximately 74,000 SF Residence Hall with 158 Beds and 28,000 SF Dining, Kitchen and Student Union facility located on an approximately 4-acre site located on Ottawa University’s Surprise Campus and adjacent to the City of Surprise, City Hall.

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CUSD HIGH SCHOOL NO. 7 The High School No. 7 project, currently being built for Chandler Unified School District, includes the new construction of a 307,000 square foot high school with a capacity for 2,000 students in Chandler.

The new school will provide a modern learning environment for the Chandler community. The new campus houses classrooms, science rooms, a cafeteria and kitchen, auditorium, performing arts classrooms, computer labs, culinary arts, a media center. The athletic spaces include gymnasiums, locker rooms, as well as facilities

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for track, football, soccer, tennis, softball, and baseball. The football field will include a home grandstand with press box, visitor stands, two concession buildings, and athletic offices with locker rooms. All athletic fields will feature beautiful natural grass planted from seed, with the football field being sod. The future High School No. 7 will meet the District’s goal of creating a flexible, innovative learning environment for students enrolled in ninth through 12th grades, for generations to come.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT CUSD High School No. 7 OWNER/DEVELOPER Chandler Unified School District GENERAL CONTRACTOR CORE Construction ARCHITECT HDA Architects SIZE 307,000 SF VALUE $88 million START DATE January 2020

COMPLETION DATE November 2021 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Gunsight Construction Sportsman Concrete LR Cowan Hobbs Masonry Sun Valley Masonry Castle Steel Progressive Roofing Pete King Artcraft Granite Marble & Tile Universal Piping ThyssenKrupp Elevators Midstate Mechanical Echo Canyon Electric



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BANNER BOSWELL MEDICAL CENTER The new $106 million, 322,000-square-foot emergency department (ED) and patient tower expansion is complete with a new lobby, pharmacy, gift shop, and support spaces.

The project also includes an expansion to the central plant for increased efficiency and support for expansion in the future. Projected to open in late 2020, the new expansion will provide much needed additional space for the medical center’s existing ED, which typically runs at or near full capacity. The new ED will increase capacity from 42 to 56 beds, allowing the department to care for up to 60,000 ED patients annually. The new six-story patient tower’s first floor will contain the main lobby, gift shop, retail pharmacy, admitting desk, and chapel. The five floors above the main lobby will remain shell space, reserved for up to 192 future inpatient rooms. “Shell space” is constructed to meet future needs. It is space enclosed by an exterior building shell, but otherwise, unfinished inside.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT Banner Boswell Medical Center OWNER/DEVELOPER Banner Health GENERAL CONTRACTOR McCarthy Building Companies

ARCHITECT HMC Architects SIZE 322,000 SF VALUE $106 million START DATE May 2019

COMPLETION DATE Winter 2020 KEY CONTRACTORS Cannon & Wendt Electric Co. University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors The Berg Group Schuff Steel Management Co. SGSI Glass & Glazing

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VALLEYWISE HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER ROOSEVELT ACUTE CARE CENTER Valleywise Health System (formerly known as Maricopa Integrated Health System) selected Cuningham Group, partnered with EYP, to design a new state of the art teaching hospital to serve the residents of Maricopa County. As the only

safety net hospital in Arizona the project needed to be inclusive of all programs that would support public health and academic learning and research through a collaborative relationship with Creighton University Medical School. The project was designed to replace the aging facility and be the flagship campus for the health system. A major component of the project is the Arizona Burn Center which is one of the preeminent burn programs in the United States. Additionally, the project includes 233 beds, a Level 1 Trauma emergency department, 14 operating rooms, Women’s and Pediatric programs, as well as all the necessary support spaces.

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FACTS AND FIGURES ////////// PROJECT Valleywise Health Medical Center, Roosevelt Acute Care Center OWNER/DEVELOPER Valleywise Health GENERAL CONTRACTOR Kitchell ARCHITECT Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. SIZE 670,000 SF VALUE $350 million START DATE February 2020 COMPLETION DATE November 2023


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HONORHEALTH SONORAN MEDICAL CENTER Featuring three stories, 210,000 square feet and 70 inpatient beds, this state-of-the-art facility is HonorHealth’s sixth medical center. Sonoran Crossing Medical Center serves residents of Anthem, New River, Cave Creek, Peoria, Glendale, Phoenix and many others along I-17.

Carefully planned for patient comfort, Sonoran Crossing Medical Center features healing colors and materials. Patient rooms and family waiting areas offer views of the surrounding mountains and adjacent desert preserve. A unique 2,000 square foot outdoor healing garden with a water feature allows patients, visitors and staff to gather their thoughts in a serene environment. Medical services on campus include family centered obstetrical and gynecological care including all aspects of the birthing experience as well care for our newest patients; newborns. This entire service is supported by a team of highly skilled physicians specially trained to provide the highest level of care and attention that new families need during this exciting time.

DIGNITY HEALTH MERCY GILBERT MEDICAL CENTER WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S PAVILION The Women’s and Children’s Pavilion at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center will be a five-story, 373,947 SF building, which will include 24 labor and delivery rooms – including six dedicated to high-risk patients – and 48 postpartum beds, operated by Mercy Gilbert.

It will also include an emergency department dedicated to obstetrics. Phoenix Children’s will operate 48 pediatric beds, a 12- bed pediatric emergency department, pediatric operating rooms and a new 60-bed Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The design inspiration draws upon the flow and movement of the natural landscape of Arizona using sculpted forms and layering of design elements. The project site is located adjacent to the existing Mercy Gilbert Medical Center hospital requiring coordination with first responder emergency ground and air traffic. It is expected to be completed in December 2020.

The Women’s and Children’s Pavilion is the first combined women’s and children’s hospital in Arizona and will be the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the East Valley.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////////////// PROJECT Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Women’s and Children’s Pavilion OWNER/DEVELOPER Dignity Health GENERAL CONTRACTOR JE Dunn Construction ARCHITECT CannonDesign SIZE 373,947 SF

VALUE $177 million START DATE November 2018 COMPLETION DATE December 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Delta Diversified Enterprises Comfort Systems USA Schuff Steel Walters & Wolf Construction Specialties, Inc. RCI Systems, Inc.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT HonorHealth Sonoran Medical Center OWNER/DEVELOPER HonorHealth GENERAL CONTRACTOR McCarthy Building Companies ARCHITECT Devenney Group Architects

SIZE 210,000 SF VALUE $170 million START DATE December 2018 COMPLETION DATE September 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Devenney Group CBRE construction manager

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CANOPY BY HILTON TEMPE DOWNTOWN This new hotel was designed to have a strong connection to the community implementing design features that take direct inspiration from local and regional influences. True to the Brand’s character the property was designed to be an active participant in the local scene.

Canopy Central with its street side bar and operable walls and the flexible double height multipurpose space situated directly off of University Drive sets itself nicely as a living room potentially used by guests, neighboring students and the Community at large. Inspired by the project’s proximity to ASU the project’s architecture was directly influenced by the culture of ASU as the patterning on building’s elevations was taken directly from Arizona State University’s fight song “Maroon

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& Gold”. The song was run through a digitizer that graphically displayed the music as bars, longer for high notes shorter for low and spaced laterally timed for the beats. They then applied different colors, white for the space between notes, light grey for the lower notes and dark grey for the high notes. These colored bars were then sized based on their length and power. When looking at the south facade starting from the top at the west corner, the music reads from east to west across each floor of the building, manipulating the window locations as required to read correctly.

Being somewhat of a short song it plays twice on each façade, restarting on the sixth floor and playing again ending above the exit door at the east side of the building. The regional inspirations continue into the building. The interior design was inspired by the Arizona landscape and history of the city of Tempe. Beginning at the front door a signature ceiling element runs throughout Canopy Central which takes inspiration from of the seasonal riverbeds in the area, known locally as arroyos. The ceiling’s edges undulate through the space in an organic way as the wood beams and hanging greenery offer a natural element and give a nod to the brush and sparse greenery found within these arroyo.

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Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown Driftwood Capital

Sundt Construction

Allen + Philp Partners

172,972 SF $11.9 million July 2018

March 2020

KEY SUBCONTRACTORS SUNDT Concrete TD Industries Wilson Electric EIFS MKB Construction Western Millwork


///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// The long-awaited Desert Diamond Casino was delivered to the community and took its place as the premier gaming establishment in the Valley. The completed development features more than 1 million square feet of space, including a gaming floor that measures more than 75,000 SF.

It features 1,136 slot machines; 48 blackjack tables; 36 poker tables; 400-seat live bingo hall; Italian restaurant; 24 hour café; sports bar; steak and seafood restaurant; food court; 2-story center bar and two parking garages. The new casino is located near the Westgate entertainment and sports district in Glendale. It was developed around the core concept of a truly distinct casino and entertainment experience. Its signature arching roof line gracefully beckon guests from nearby interstate toward the spacious and exciting experience to be found within.

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FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////////////// PROJECT Desert Diamond Casino West Valley OWNER/DEVELOPER Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise GENERAL CONTRACTOR AECOM Hunt/Penta Joint Venture ARCHITECT HBG Design

SIZE 1.2 million SF VALUE $400 million START DATE December 2017 COMPLETION DATE February 2020

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ESTRELLA AT CASINO DEL SOL The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol recently completed an extensive hospitality project, which includes a new 151-room hotel, Estrella at Casino Del Sol, new 73-space RV park, an expansion of the Conference Center at Casino Del Sol and a new event center called the Sunset Room at its sister property, Casino of the Sun.

Estrella at Casino Del Sol boasts a Sonoran Desert design with a modern twist. While the exterior colors and contemporary forms complement the desert mountain backdrop, the lobby showcases a fresh, clean and open concept. The hotel has six floors and 151 modernly appointed guestrooms with spectacular sunrise

and sunset views, including poolside rooms and four suites. Estrella at Casino Del Sol offers a number of amenities including an outdoor pool patio, poolside bar and a 100-foot water slide. In addition, the new hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center with cardio machines and free weights, an arcade with a variety of video games and two meeting rooms.

FACTS AND FIGURES //////////////////////// PROJECT Estrella at Casino del Sol OWNER/DEVELOPER Pascua Yaqui Tribe GENERAL CONTRACTOR McCarthy Building Companies ARCHITECT Cuningham Group

SIZE 151-room hotel 73-space RV park 20,000 SF of new event space VALUE $400 million START DATE July 2018 COMPLETION DATE Q1 2020

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HYATT PLACE/HYATT HOUSE TEMPE DOWNTOWN

The eight-story, LEED certified, dual-branded hotel, located at the northeast corner of the intersection of E. Veterans Way and E. 6th St. in Tempe, within the Novus Innovation Corridor, provides needed capacity for the growing number of visitors to Tempe, which reached four million in 2018, according to a report from the Tempe Tourism Office. Within walking distance of Sun Devil Stadium, the hotel is immediately adjacent to Desert Financial Arena. As a gateway from campus to the Novus Innovation Corridor, the hotel is perfectly suited for visitors to the University or attending Arizona State University athletics games and events. Amenities include an open lobby, shaded patio spaces and banquet, meeting and event spaces. Guests can relax and socialize in outdoor environments that also include rooftop amenities featuring a pool, bar, gathering area and fitness center. Ground-level offerings include a guest kitchen, dining and lobby bar areas.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Hyatt Place/Hyatt House Tempe Downtown OWNER/DEVELOPER Apple Hospitality/ Mortenson GENERAL CONTRACTOR Mortenson ARCHITECT PK Architects, ESG

Architects and Design Force Corp. SIZE 259 rooms VALUE

$64.6 million

START DATE April 2019 COMPLETION DATE August 2020

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WESTIN TEMPE The multi-million-dollar hotel sits on just under an acre in the heart of Downtown Tempe. The 18-story, 290-room hotel will feature state-of-the-art guest rooms and corridors, with customdesigned elements and artwork, as well as energy conservation practices.

The Westin Tempe hotel will also feature a rooftop pool lounge, the brand’s signature WestinWORKOUT fitness studio, full-service restaurant, and coffee shop. Additionally, more than 14,000 square feet of convention space and meeting rooms will be a magnet for events in the Tempe area. With Westin’s signature wellness initiatives offered for travelers and local residents alike, the hotel is poised to set a new standard for well-being in the region. The building, designed by RSP Architects, will incorporate materials of brick, steel and glass. The planned hotel will feature five premium deluxe suites on the 17th floor, and all guestrooms will have a modern look and feel, including custom-designed furniture, carpeting and wallcoverings with bathrooms offering generous counter space and superior lighting.170 rooms, four suites and one presidential suite.

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FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Westin Tempe OWNER/DEVELOPER CAI Investments, LLC GENERAL CONTRACTOR Beal Derkenne Construction ARCHITECT RSP Architects SIZE 276,000 SF VALUE $90 million

START DATE February 2018 COMPLETION DATE Q2 2021 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS

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ELWOOD LOGISTICS CENTER Elwood Logistics Center is the largest speculative industrial project to ever be built in Arizona at 1.3M SF on 84 acres. The cross dock industrial building meets all of the needs for the modern-day distribution center, e-commerce, light manufacturing, and other logistics users. It features a 40’ clear height with an ESFR

fire protections system and high-performance slab allowing for high density, very narrow aisle, robotic access material handling systems. The building will have two 3000 amp electrical services and has provisions for an additional two 3,000 amp services if required by the user. The building was also designed to allow for multiple tenants through more than one employee parking area and multiple distinctive entry areas with glass frontage and entrance canopy. Some of the construction challenges were

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site development and the proximity to a second major regional utility. The Elwood site was formerly agricultural and is part of the Roosevelt Irrigation District (RID) canal system. The team worked closely with RID’s engineers and the design team to ensure full operation of the canals and to design the re-routing plan. Elwood Logistics is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification under the industrial core and shell category. Shell features such as R38 roof insulation and a roofing membrane with high reflectivity (SRI) rating contribute to lower energy usage and reduced heat island effect. Renaissance has implemented extensive recycling efforts on site to divert as much construction waste as possible from the landfill.

///////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Elwood Logistics Center OWNER/DEVELOPER Tratt Properties GENERAL CONTRACTOR The Renaissance Companies ARCHITECT Deutsch Architecture Group BROKER JLL SIZE 1,302,434 SF VALUE $46 million START DATE December 2019 COMPLETION DATE December 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Suntec Concrete Redpoint RMJ Electric Castle Steel Desert Structures


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G303 PHASE I Located immediately off the Loop 303 freeway between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road, G303 will offer 40-foot clear height, 60-foot speed bays and 80 dock-high loading doors within highly functional footprints and with a sleek exterior design. Phase I alone will be

able to accommodate more than 550 cars. The industrial park will be constructed in two phases, with two buildings each totaling 569,520 square feet. To meet the space needs of a major tenant, G303 has the flexibility to transform into a single, 1.2 million-square-foot building. The buildings will feature a sleek, distinctive design while also providing tenants with functional and efficient floor space, all within a controlled business park setting.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT G303 Phase I OWNER/DEVELOPER Hines ad Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. GENERAL CONTRACTOR Graycor Construction Company ARCHITECT Ware Malcomb

BROKERAGE JLL SIZE 569,520 SF START DATE July 2020 COMPLETION DATE Q3 2021

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NEW SQUARE CHANDLER

Developed by Spike Lawrence Ventures, New Square is Chandler’s newest development to their downtown entertainment district. It is home to

a 50,000-square-foot, three-story, 55-foot tall, steel and glass curtain office building with ground floor

retail; 8,200 SF of restaurant and retail space; a Hilton hotel; a stand-alone multi-tenant office building, as well as outdoor event and gathering space. The entire project sits on a 2.93-acre site which includes a 221-space parking garage and 64 onsite ground spaces.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT New Square Chandler OWNER/DEVELOPER Spike Lawrence Ventures and HCW GENERAL CONTRACTOR Layton Construction (office and retail); McCarthy Building Companies Inc. (Oregon St. Parking Structure) 80

ARCHITECT Whitneybell Perry SIZE 50,000 SF office, 9,000 SF retail/restaurant, 110 room hotel, 293,000 SF parking structure START DATE Q4 2018

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COMPLETION DATE March 2020 KEY CONTRACTORS Cruz Concrete, AF Steel, Design Drywall, AZ Glass Specialists, Western Building Group


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THE EDGE

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This project is a 212,000 SF Class A office building and 22,000 SF retail in-line shop space on 15 acres located on the northwest corner of 90th Street and the Loop 101. The new development will feature

office and retail space at the northern gateway of the Loop 101 Corridor. The project was designed to blend with the earthen reds, browns, gray and tan color tones of the surrounding desert terrain. Butler Design Group has painstakingly worked to create unique blends of texture and colors, as well as pattern references that reflect the Pima and Maricopa heritage. The office portion is slated for completion in March 2021. The Edge will also include 22,000 square feet of retail in-line shop space and two pad locations. Multiple retailers have already committed to occupy space at The Edge, including Black Rock Coffee, Café Rio and Beauty Bar.

FACTS AND FIGURES //////////////////// PROJECT The Edge OWNER/DEVELOPER Palmer Development and Dominion Management Company GENERAL CONTRACTOR Haydon Building Corp ARCHITECT Butler Design Group BROKERAGE JLL/Cushman & Wakefield SIZE 234,000 SF VALUE $40 million START DATE January 2020 COMPLETION DATE March 2021 KEY CONTRACTORS A1 Fire Sprinklers, American Eagle Stucco, Arizona Glass and Glazing, Blucor Contracting, BTS A/C & Heating,

Castle Steel, Denny Clark Masonry & Concrete, Desert Structures, DH Pace, Earthscapes, Echo Canyon Electric, Franklin Striping, King Insulation of AZ, KPML, Maverick Concrete Construction, Mister Bugman, Moyers Contracting, Offsite Sweeping, PK Associates, R.A.P.I., Saddleback Communications, Sonora Construction Enterprise, Speedie & Associates, Starkweather Roofing, SW Land Services, The Pipeline Company, Torrent Resources, Universal Piping, Wiese Painting Contractors, Erickson and Meeks Engineering

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HERITAGE PARK Located on a 9.1-acre parcel of land between Gilbert Road and Ash Street, south of Juniper Avenue and north of the Western Powerline Trail, Heritage Park will deliver best-in-class office space, a boutique hotel, multifamily residences, much-needed retail space and ample open/ public space to the Downtown Gilbert core. In addition, a park space will be at the center of the project, creating a place for community events, meeting space for local businesses to think outside the office, and a place for residents to have coffee or lunch with friends. Residents and out-of-town guests will be able to immerse themselves in a true “live, work, play” environment in the heart of Downtown Gilbert. 82

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/////////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Heritage Park OWNER/DEVELOPER Creation GENERAL CONTRACTOR LGE Design Build ARCHITECT LGE Design Group Gensler SIZE 531,348 SF START DATE Q3 2021 COMPLETION DATE Q4 2022



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OPTIMA KIERLAND CENTER Optima Kierland Center is a 21st century urban solution to residential design located in Scottsdale. With innovative planning, the site design achieves a remarkable 70 percent open space at grade level with all parking below grade.

The result is a beautifully landscaped, park-like setting with five buildings of luxury residential units on the 9.5 acre site. Each building is carefully integrated to the site to achieve awe-inspiring views within the complex and to the mountains beyond. The theme of openness continues as the first floor of each building features floor to ceiling glass and deep overhangs, creating the effect of glassy pavilions in the park-like setting. The dynamic, undulating faรงade with perforated panels and sunscreening louvers creates shade and shadows, voids and textures, punctuated by the desert sun. The desert sun is effectively filtered with strategically placed louvers and curved, perforated panels in front of the floor to ceiling glass. The result is an uplifting effect of filtered sunlight to the open living spaces, enhancing a sense of well-being. Each residence is interconnected to the outdoors with large terraces. All terraces are unified by an innovative vertical landscaping system with drip irrigation and features native plants. 84

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FACTS AND FIGURES ////////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT Optima Kierland Center

BROKERAGE Optima Realty Inc.

OWNER/DEVELOPER Optima Inc. GENERAL CONTRACTOR Optima Inc.

SIZE 2,241,794 SF

ARCHITECT Optima Inc.

START DATE 2015

VALUE $500 million

COMPLETION DATE April 2021 KEY CONTRACTORS Suntec Concrete, Aspen Construction, Inc., Jen Electric, RKS Plumbing & Mechanical, S Diamond Steel


//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Adeline is a 25-story luxury for-rent apartment community in downtown Phoenix. The 387,525-square-foot building will be located on 1.46 acres near Talking Stick Resort Arena and two light rail stops – ideal for residents who want to enjoy the downtown lifestyle. Adeline will offer

ADELINE

spectacular views with floor-to-ceiling windows. Plans call for the second floor, overlooking Jefferson Street, to have an outdoor junior Olympic-size swimming pool, a 2,800-square-foot fitness center, indoor great room with private and group seating, private conference areas and a community kitchen. Also, on the second floor, overlooking Third Street, will be elevated outdoor courtyards with an outdoor kitchen, firepits with group and private seating and landscaped gardens. Other amenities include a dog spa, bike storage, a coffee bar and concierge service located directly next to the main lobby on the street level. The street entrance on Jefferson Street will give residents the feeling of walking into a luxury hotel. In addition, the building will have about 4,500 square feet of retail or restaurant space on the street level at the corner of Jefferson Street and Third Street. Three levels of underground parking currently exist at the site which will be used for resident parking. Hines will also renovate 10,000 square feet of existing office space and lease it.pool in Arizona), solar canopy shade, outdoor gaming area and indoor sky lounge.

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CABANA ON WASHINGTON Cabana on Washington is a brand new 3-story walkup, garden-style community offering 226 brand new apartments, including studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans. This access-controlled community

is conveniently located just near the light rail and offers highly desirable amenities including an amenity building designed with a co-work space, private phone rooms, a coffee bar and fitness studio with state-ofthe-art equipment. Cabana on Washington also offers outdoor amenity pods including an oversized pool, a fitness circuit, BBQ space and hammock garden, all in separate lush courtyards. Additional features include an on-site laundry room equipped with TVs, games and comfortable seating, fob-access front doors, a secure bike room and E/V car charging stations.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Cabana on Washington

START DATE February 2019

OWNER/DEVELOPER Greenlight Construction LLC

COMPLETION DATE July 2020

GENERAL CONTRACTOR Greenlight Construction LLC

KEY SUBCONTRACTORS GW Framing, Reeis HVAC, CHS Plumbing, Walcon Concrete, IPL Stucco, Hilton Cabinets, Raissens Electric, Cox Communication

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SAN PIEDRA San Piedra is a gated apartment community of 346-units consisting of one, two, and three-bedroom flats within two and three-story buildings on approximately 19.5 acres. The site needed to be rezoned (and

recharacterized in the General Plan) to solve its challenging location for retail, and take advantage of the surrounding amenities and employment base. It is located in an active employment area adjacent to freeway ramps amongst retail, office and the Banner Gateway medical campus. The units are some of the largest in the industry (averaging just under 1,200 SF). The majority of the buildings have a smaller four-plex footprint which offers fewer common walls, more landscaped breezeways and circulation throughout the site, and an intentional rejection of the long, dark corridors of larger building types. The majority of buildings are oriented around two significant open spaces. One is the main pool and activity center adjacent to the well-appointed Amenity Building providing a large stat-of-the-art fitness center, leasing office and social area with serving bar for resident gatherings. The resort-style lagoon pool, spa, cabana, ramadas, and sand volleyball facilities are available for active recreation. The other open space is more park-like with an active tot-lot playground area on one end, and an extensive lawn with BBQ-ramadas on the other for a more passive, relaxing experience.

///////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT San Piedra OWNER/DEVELOPER Mark-Taylor Development GENERAL CONTRACTOR Mark-Taylor Residential ARCHITECT Mark-Taylor SIZE 346 units on 19.5 acres VALUE $63 million START DATE October 2018 COMPLETION DATE December 2019



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100 MILL The 100 Mill office tower is an urban 17-story podium office building situated as the gateway to Tempe at the intersection of Mill Ave and Rio Salado Parkway. Overlooking Tempe Beach

Park and the lake, the project makes a significant urban gesture at the street level by elevating the parking podium to

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create a thru-block pedestrian connection to downtown Tempe and Light Rail. The minimalist building design is functionally articulated as interlocked architectural forms clad in sleek glass curtain wall and metal fins, reinforcing its verticality and creating a bold, iconic statement on the Tempe Skyline.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT 100 Mill OWNER/DEVELOPER Hines/Cousins a Joint Venture Partnership GENERAL CONTRACTOR Gilbane Building Company ARCHITECT DAVIS BROKERAGE FIRM CBRE SIZE 315,515 SF

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VALUE $75 million START DATE February 2020 COMPLETION DATE December 2021 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS HACI Mechanical Contractors Inc. Kovack, LLC McCain Construction, LLC RKS Plumbing & Mechanical Suntec Concrete Inc. Wilson Electric Echo Canyon Electric

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AXIS RAINTREE Axis Raintree is a 175,000 square-foot, three-story, Class A speculative office building with a structured garage, located on an 8.24-acre site in Scottsdale.

The office building will feature 16’ deck-todeck volume, expansive glazing, large efficient floorplates, several tenant amenity areas, structured parking, and an outstanding view of the McDowell Mountains. This speculative office space is the first, Class A building to be delivered in the Scottsdale Airpark submarket since the completion of Scottsdale Quarter Block M in 2015. The property’s location on the Loop 101 Freeway provides access to a deep and diverse labor pool.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Axis Raintree OWNER/DEVELOPER Trammell Crow Company GENERAL CONTRACTOR Willmeng Construction, Inc. ARCHITECT RSP Architects BROKERAGE FIRM CBRE Phoenix

SIZE 175,000 SF VALUE $60 million START DATE November 2019 COMPLETION DATE January 2021

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CAVASSON OFFICE BUILDING I

The five-story, 160,000 square foot, Class A office building will house Choice Hotel International’s technology division. The building, with prime

freeway visibility, is located at the northeast corner of Claret Drive and Loop 101 within Scottsdale’s premier 134-acre Cavasson mixeduse development. The office building is situated amid Cavasson’s beautifully landscaped sidewalks, paths, and green spaces, with ample parking in an adjacent six-story parking structure. Evocative materials in natural tones and textures seamlessly blend the building’s architecture and environment, and unique monitor windows frame views to the mountains and desert beyond.

FACTS AND FIGURES //////////////////// PROJECT Cavasson Office Building I OWNER/DEVELOPER Nationwide Realty Investors GENERAL CONTRACTOR Layton Construction ARCHITECT Butler Design Group

BROKERAGE FIRM Lee & Associates SIZE 160,000 SF START DATE June 2020 COMPLETION DATE Summer 2021

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GENSLER OFFICES

Gensler’s architecture, design, and planning teams took on the repositioning of a ground-floor former retail space for its new office in Phoenix. Embracing the distinct desert climate, the aspiration of an indoor/outdoor environment was realized with the addition of a “brise-soleil” shade element — the architectural feature creates a distinct street-level presence and dynamic front-door welcome experience. Backed

by research and with an eye towards innovation, Gensler’s designers created a new Living Lab workplace model where staff and clients can collaborate, workshop ideas, and showcase design leadership. The 100 percent agile work setting embodies Gensler’s culture of openness and collaboration — and pushes the bounds of the evolving modern workplace. Amenities in the workplace support innovation, process, collaboration, and various modes of working including focus rooms, a makerspace, resource library, and VR station with a balance of agile work and social areas. Lifestyle amenities including café, patio, lockers, and a wellness room, bring comfort and convenience to the office. 90

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FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Gensler Offices OWNER/DEVELOPER LBA Realty GENERAL CONTRACTOR 180 Degrees, Inc. ARCHITECT Gensler BROKERAGE Transwestern SIZE 10,054 SF

START DATE Q4 2019 COMPLETION DATE Q3 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Energy Systems Design Engineers Rudow Barry, Inc. Airpark Signs Immedia CIS Goodmans Urban Plough Atmosphere


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CARVANA HQ3 This corporate office embodies four C’s – Calm, Comfort, Clarity, Craft. “Calm and Comfort” which are implemented by overhead sound systems that emit spa-like audio, and complemented by quiet patterns and materiality, soft corners and smooth transitions from space to space.

A monochromatic palette balanced with light wood tones and natural accents further evokes a sense of serenity. “Clarity and Craft” are suggested in the use of these natural materials with a hand-craft feel. Clear glass, natural wood, and built in planters with living trees to help emanate the clarity and transparency of the interior architecture. The walls in collaborative spaces are covered in aspirational branding messages, including core values and innovative spirit of the brand. The open office is composed of small packs of workstations with collaboration spaces which connect teams – hierarchy is minimized with no individual offices. Floor to ceiling windows on the second level allow natural light to flood the space, while providing inspiring views of Camelback Mountain and Papago Park. This workplace also features vignettes that focus on the unique design and intent of the space itself, underlining the overall effort to exude beauty and utility. This is achieved through light fixtures, wall treatments, pops of textures and tones of furniture and textiles. For example, as a contrast with its bright surrounding office space a dark library was designed as a place where users can reflect internally and find respite. Design elements in this space include comfortable lounge furniture, cladded shou sugi ban walls - a black burnt wood with heavy texture, and a custom floor to ceiling book shelf.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Carvana HQ3 OWNER/DEVELOPER Carvana GENERAL CONTRACTOR Wespac Construction ARCHITECT RSP Architects INTERIOR DESIGN FIRM RSP Architects

SIZE 50,374 SF START DATE 2019 COMPLETION DATE January 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS MBJ MSA Engineering Forward Tilt EdgeQuarters

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REDW TENANT IMPROVEMENT

One of the Southwest’s 10 largest public accounting and advisory firms, REDW wanted their Phoenix office to reflect their client and employee focused culture. They found themselves shifting their

work to a more collaborative model that demanded a more flexible, open space. The new space brought amenities to the center of the floor, encouraging employees to get up, walk around, and interact more during the day. A centrally located conference zone features a beverage bar, making clients feel at home. Dynamic wall patterns and eyecatching pendant lights add character to the space, while keeping the overall build very budget friendly. The project began with a visioning session, where Corgan led the REDW and JLL team

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through a series of exercises to understand their culture, their space needs, and what they would be looking for in a space. The JLL leasing team took that foundation and went out into the market to seek out the ideal new home. In the end, REDW decided to stay at The Madison on 16th street. The renovation in place required that they use swing space in order to remain operational through the busy tax season. REDW now hosts clients and community events in their new office, proud to show off their culture and accomplishments. They use the space as a recruiting tool for top talent and have put together their own marketing campaign about the new office environment, complete with a blog and video.

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////////////////// PROJECT REDW TENANT IMPROVEMENT OWNER/DEVELOPER Orsett Properties GENERAL CONTRACTORS Southwest Architectural Builders ARCHITECT Corgan BROKERAGES Newmark Knight Frank and JLL

VALUE WND SIZE 17,500 SF START DATE January 2019 COMPLETION DATE September 2019 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS JLL Project Management Kraemer Consulting Engineers Mannington RC Lurie Maplewood Cabinetry


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SCOTTSDALE ENTRADA Scottsdale Entrada, located at the prime intersection of 64th Street and McDowell road, will serve as the gateway into Scottsdale from the west. The project aims to revitalize 30 acres of vacated commercial structures, with a new mixed-use development comprised of office, retail, hospitality and multi-family that’s centered on a village green park to promote a vibrant live, work, play environment. Scottsdale

Entrada is one of the largest redevelopment sites in the southern part of Scottsdale and has some unique attributes not included in most redevelopment projects in the area. The development is oriented around a crossing pattern of open space-pedestrian/access corridors, both north/south and east/west that will have an urban-like streetscape experience while providing the openness to the blue skies and views afforded by the site. The class A office building, totaling 250,000 SF over three levels, creates a welcoming gesture not only to the development but also to the City of Scottsdale with the dynamic radiused façade that joins the two legs of the L-shaped configuration. There will be four residential buildings with 735 units arranged around covered surface

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parking and wrapped around two parking structures. The residential development orients to the outside of the site to capitalize on the amazing views and includes two districts that each have a common pool and recreation center. The office design, completed by SmithGroup, features a responsive façade that was developed to celebrate the unique desert views off to the scenic Papago park while protecting the expansive glazing from the western exposure afforded by the views. From the corner of 64th and McDowell, the building opens to the community with a public ‘outdoor room’ that connects to a transparent double volume building lobby, which leads directly to the heart of the internal development, the village green. The residential design, completed by Todd and Associates, incorporates modern/ contemporary design composition and detailing, substantial depth and patterning along the facades, and a variation of site relationships and functions to create a campus of buildings that share an overall character yet provide for unique elements that give different portions and buildings identity.

///////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Scottsdale Entrada OWNER/DEVELOPER Bridge Banyan Qualified Opportunity Zone Business I, LLC GENERAL CONTRACTOR Hardison Downey ARCHITECT SmithGroup (office/retail) Todd and Associates (multifamily/retail) BROKERAGE Newmark Knight Frank SIZE 250,000 SF START DATE April 2020 COMPLETION DATE 2021 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Coe & Van Loo Consultants Floor Associates KT Fabrications Suntec Concrete Coreslab Structures


ONE CAMELBACK

This renovation is one of the most ambitious construction transformations ever undertaken in Phoenix. This boutique, Class A development will deliver a vibrant use of residential space, with soaring and dramatic floor-to-ceiling views of Central Phoenix, modern and functional floorplans, upscale amenities and first-class services – all under one 11-story roof, while aesthetically adding some more glamour and elegance to the Phoenix skyline. As the iconic landmark

undergoes a complete transformation, One Camelback will blend the finest there is in upscale sophisticated living with a range of exclusive, first-to-market retailers in the heart of Central Phoenix. It will be the first 1-Gigabit community in Arizona through Cox Communications, which means each and every unit will have 1-Gigabit internet speeds included in the rent. The 215,245-square-foot glass-ensconced property will include 163 first-class apartment units with exposed ceilings and 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows. A selection of 16 different floorplans will be available, featuring upscale studio, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments, all designed by Erwin Architecture. Additional exclusive residential amenities include a

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6,500 square-foot rooftop terrace with a swimming pool, a swim-in place and endless pool for lap swimming or therapy, cabanas and a spa, as well as a yoga lawn deck and a lounge-style clubhouse. Residents will also have access to a secured underground garage with electric car-charging stations,stand desks and a range of room sizes, including phone rooms, workstations, private offices and conference rooms, the coworking space responds to the growing need for customizable personal work environments. A large, centrallylocated breakroom with complimentary coffee and snacks anchors the space as a hub of activity for intentional and casual meetings and social networking. In the amenities race, The Grid packs a powerful punch with local art, special acoustic sound mitigation, a tech-friendly app for the community of members, locker rooms, mailboxes, Chromecast and Sonos in conference rooms, outdoor spaces, podcast and media room equipment, and a large multipurpose room for social programming, training and even community yoga.

///////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT One Camelback OWNER/DEVELOPER Sagamore Capital LLC/Stellar Residential GENERAL CONTRACTOR Katerra ARCHITECT Erwin Architecture BROKERAGE Cushman & Wakefield SIZE 215,245 START DATE March 2019 COMPLETION DATE May 2021

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GREENFIELD WATER RECLAMATION PLANT PHASE III EXPANSION This $169.5 million Greenfield water reclamation expansion project represents a 14 million gallon per day (MGD) expansion of liquids treatment capacity and a solids equivalent expansion of 8 MGD bringing the total “end of line” plant capacity to 30 MGD for liquids and 38 MGD for solids on an annual average day basis. The three municipalities (City of Mesa, Town of Gilbert, Town of Queen Creek) jointly own the treatment plant while the City of Mesa maintains and operates it. Throughout the plant expansion construction, all elements of the plant remained operational and capable of producing A+ reclaimed water for the municipalities it serves. The treatment processes at the plant consist of grit removal, primary clarifiers, activated sludge basins with aerobic and anoxic zones for BOD, TSS and nitrogen removal, secondary clarifiers, filtration, and disinfection.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////// PROJECT Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant Phase III Expansion OWNER/DEVELOPER City of Mesa, Town of Gilbert, Town of Queen Creek GENERAL CONTRACTOR McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. ARCHITECT Carollo Engineers 96

SIZE 46 Acres VALUE $169.5 million START DATE November 2017 COMPLETION DATE September 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Matrix Service, Inc. Pipeline Video Inspection, LLC Prime Controls, LP CST Industries Harris/Arizona Rebar.

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SKY HARBOR TERMINAL 4, S1 CONCOURSE Building on the Terminal 3 Modernization and concurrent with the Sky Train Phase 2 project, the Phoenix Sky Harbor Terminal 4 S1 Concourse (T4S1) engages with both to become the next great addition to the airport campus. With a focus on operational efficiency, passenger experience, and connectivity to the Valley of the Sun, T4S1 is organized around three primary nodes of activity: arrival (Diamond Head node), retail and foodservice (central node), and respite

(hold room node). Each of these spaces uses natural light differently to animate the space, allowing the travelling public to engage with the environment (horizon and sky) while navigating intuitively. A series of daylit sculptural clerestories connect the nodes, and further enhances the connection to the sky. T4S1 is the 8th and final concourse at Terminal 4. The concourse will provide 8 new gates for Southwest Airlines and shell space for several retail and restaurant tenants.

FACTS AND FIGURES ////////////////////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal 4, S1 Concourse OWNER/DEVELOPER City of Phoenix GENERAL CONTRACTOR McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

ARCHITECT SmithGroup + Corgan VALUE $215 million SIZE 151,000 SF START DATE May 2019

COMPLETION DATE May 2022 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Dibble Civil Magnusson Klemencic Associates LSW Engineers Moye Consulting Avant Acoustics


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FLINT BY BALTAIRE

The concept for Flint was to provide a visceral, elevated dining experience to every patron. Almost every dish served is prepared either in the wood-fired pizza oven or massive wood-burning grill. Enclosing the kitchen in glass allows diners the ability to view and participate in the energy of the food prep. That energy emanates outwards from the kitchen to the raised dining platform, providing an exclusive view into the art of preparing inventive, beautiful dishes. The restaurant features a massive, glass enclosed, 2,500 bottle wine room, stocking wines from all over the world. LGE Design Group worked closely with the owner and chef to ensure their design vision was executed in every aspect of the restaurant. All finishes were curated to ensure their quality and beauty matched, coordinated and supported the elegant food. Large scale, light wood plank flooring mixes with whitewashed brick and steel accents to provide a cozy, inviting, but sophisticated charm. The extensive use of glass and folding walls allows natural light to reach every corner of the space, creating an airy and open feeling. Multiple fireplaces help anchor the design and add warmth and character to the lounge and patio spaces. The conditioned patio space provides flexible dining options. It can be closed and heated during the colder months, but open the shutters during spring and fall and you have a beautiful open-air patio experience.

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/////////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Flint by Baltaire OWNER/DEVELOPER Stockdale Capital Partners/ LGE Design Build GENERAL CONTRACTOR LGE Design Build ARCHITECT LGE Design Group SIZE 9,425 SF VALUE $2.5 million START DATE November 2018 COMPLETION DATE October 2019 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Arc Steel, Interior Concepts, Milam Glass, URI Construction, TriMark USA


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THE STEELYARD

The Steelyard brings modern style to an industrial agrarian design.

The site in Southeast Chandler has been arranged to encourage pedestrian access both internally and to external points of connection. A major pedestrian connection to the hard corner will invite patrons to the heart of the project. The parking areas have largely been located toward the project interior to create a more

active street edge, with buildings and dining areas creating a strong community presence, while moving these activities away from the residential development. The three integrated and freestanding multi-tenant buildings are being built in response to high demand from the neighborhood, residential growth and the desire for unusual retail in the area.

FACTS AND FIGURES ///////////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT The Steelyard OWNER/DEVELOPER Capital Asset Management/Capital Development Group GENERAL CONTRACTOR Bailey Marshall Corporation

ARCHITECTS Suite 6 Architecture + Planning SIZE 26,100 SF VALUE $12 million START DATE January 2020

COMPLETION DATE October 2020 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Efficient Electric Grazak Sunland Welding BMC Meade Construction CMR Construction Pro Block

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Willmeng Construction was the general contractor responsible for the kick off of a significant facelift Sky Harbor’s Terminal 3 undertook this year, and delivered exciting and unique shops, eateries and fine dining options to travelers.

Willmeng was responsible for shops ranging ranged from luggage to candy.

Through projects like the 3 completed by Willmeng and architect Dick & Fritsche Design Group, Phoenix Sky Harbor came in first among airports across the U.S. Phoenix Sky Harbor has a strong retail program with a variety of nationally-recognized brands, as well as local products.

TERMINAL 3 AT SKY HARBOR AIRPORT SHOPS

FACTS AND FIGURES /////////////////////////////////////// PROJECT Terminal 3 at Sky Harbor Airport Shops OWNER/DEVELOPER City of PHoenix/Stellar Partners, Inc. GENERAL CONTRACTOR Willmeng

ARCHITECT LGE Design Group BROKERAGE Stellar Partners, Inc. SIZE 3,401

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THE MANOR VILLAGE

Conveniently located in the heart of well-known Desert Ridge, The Manor Village is a premier Senior Living Community centrally located and close to several major retail amenity areas, as well as shopping centers, grocery stores, hospitals, and park areas. The unique Independent Living,

Assisted Living and Our Hearts Memory Care Lifestyles provide a wide range of on-site amenities and services, daily outings, activities and chef-prepared meals where Residents remain as independent as possible. The Manor Village offers a collection of 196 Independent-Living, Assisted-Living and Memory-Care Suites that will feature a variety of floorplans ranging in size from 446 to 1,043 square feet. Suites are equipped with a state-of-the-art, emergency call and response system and the cutting-edge Plasma Air System which has been proven to reduce airborne viruses and bacteria. As a family-owned and -operated company based in Scottsdale, The Statesman Group is unique in the senior-care industry as they design, develop, build and manage all of their Manor Village Life Centers.

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/////////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT The Manor Village OWNER/DEVELOPER The Statesman Group GENERAL CONTRACTOR BPH Construction ARCHITECT Biltform Architecture Group SIZE 300,000 + SF VALUE $80 million START DATE February 2019 COMPLETION DATE January 2021 KEY SUBCONTRACTORS Raissen’s Electrical KDM Concrete and Masonry Pinnacle Roofing REEis HVAC Sentry Development JBS Plumbing


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AMERICAN GROVES

American Groves Senior Living broke ground June 3 on the south side of Elliot Road, east of Lindsay Road and adjacent to Gilbert High School. The community will serve as a sister facility to American Orchards, which is located just blocks away, by offering an integrated mix of independent living and assisted living accommodations. Featuring 85 custom-

designed resident apartments, multiple dining options, swimming pool, theater, and a one-of-a-kind Center for Healthy Living,

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American Groves will provide the senior residents of Gilbert and the surrounding areas a living setting that will inspire the next chapter in a life well lived. The project site sits on 5.5 acres and is directly adjacent to Gilbert High School. American Care Concepts engaged highly renowned architecture firm, Allen + Philp and Partners Architects to complete the design of the project.

PROJECT American Groves OWNER/DEVELOPER American Care Concepts, LLC GENERAL CONTRACTOR Layton Construction ARCHITECT Allen + Philp Architects/ Interiors SIZE 110,984 SF

VALUE $13 million START DATE May 2019 COMPLETION DATE August 2020 KEY CONTRACTORS Greey Pickett Standage & Associates Ltd. Vann Engineering, Inc. TLCP Structural, Inc.

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on campus. Building one has underground parking, designed to expand into each new phase. Moving forward, each new building will replace an existing independent living building and will have its own underground parking that will connect with the previous building phase, creating a continuous below grade parking garage. When the buildings are complete, there will be an addition of approximately 300 new parking spaces on the campus.

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Phase one, building one, will be delivered to the community by spring 2021 with plans of five additional post-tension concrete buildings to follow. Building one will consist of 40 independent living apartments with high-end finishes — all of which are sold. Ryan A+E provided master planning for the entire campus, full design for building one, current construction, and is currently designing phase two, building two. Divided into six phases — one phase for each building — the first building is being built along Southern Avenue and will establish the new design brand

PROJECT Friendship Village Tempe OWNER/DEVELOPER LCS Development GENERAL CONTRACTOR Ryan Companies ARCHITECT Ryan A+E, Inc. SIZE 101,340 SF

VALUE $24.3 million START DATE August 2019 COMPLETION DATE May 2021 KEY CONTRACTORS Thoma-Holec Design HACI Mechanical Contractors Inc. Hilty’s International, Inc. Meyer Borgman & Johnson Inc. Demers Glass, LLC

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HEIDI’S VILLAGE In April 2019, the Virginia B. Jontes Foundation of Phoenix broke ground on Heidi’s Village, a $20 million specialty animal shelter and veterinary clinic spread over five acres. Completed in

April 2020, the 40,000-square-foot wfacility has formally accepted its first animals for temporary boarding, with plans to ramp up as best it can and as safely as it can despite the current pandemic. “Our first-of-its kind space opens at a precarious time. We have dramatically altered our initial planned daily operations protocols to ensure the safety and health of both our staff and animals,” says Lisa Evans Johnson of Heidi’s Village, noting they ensured social distancing, helped get team members trained virtually, and implemented procedures for regular sanitization of all surfaces

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throughout the process of intake, housing, grooming and health assessment as well as operations. A unique animal shelter concept, the mission of Heidi’s Village is to foster a community where animals are treated with respect, dignity and compassion. According to Evans Johnson, Heidi’s Village features nine total buildings with thoughtfully developed boarding space for up to 250 dogs and 200 cats, though it is their goal never to house that many animals at once. Each of the six dog boarding buildings have four outdoor play yards equipped with agility play equipment, shade structures and misting systems. Each of the two cat boarding buildings feature an outdoor play yard with flora and fauna to provide stimulation for all cat’s senses.

///////////////// FACTS AND FIGURES PROJECT Heidi’s Village OWNER/DEVELOPER Virginia B. Jontes Foundation GENERAL CONTRACTOR CHASSE Building Team ARCHITECT Cawley Architects SIZE 49,000 SF VALUE $22 million START DATE April 2019 COMPLETION DATE April 2020


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