Yearly Archives: 2013

Kirkpatrick, Gosar introduce bill to help Coconino County property owners

WASHINGTON, DC - March 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., and Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., have introduced legislation to correct a 40-year-old land-survey error that placed private properties inside the boundaries of U.S. Forest Service property

Attorney General Tom Horne Offers Resources & Tips for Home Buying, Timeshare Scams, and...

Phoenix - March 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of Consumer Protection Week, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is offering tips and resources related to home buying, timeshare scams and a consumer’s rights when facing foreclosure.

President Obama issues major disaster declaration for Navajo Nation

WASHINGTON, DC - March 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation, releasing federal funds to help the tribe in the aftermath of a devastating freeze in December and January. More than 3,000 homes on the Navajo Nation lost running water because of pipes that froze or broke during consecutive weeks of below-zero nighttime temperatures.

Lee & Associates Brokers $9M Cash Sale of Cotton Center Industrial Building

PHOENIX, AZ - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Industrial Metal Supply Co. building at 5150 S. 48th St. in Phoenix sold to a Newport Beach, CA buyer for $9 million in cash. Price per square foot for the 82,742 SF building was reported at $108.77.

IDX solution upgrades search capabilities on the real estate website of agent Chris Remsen

EUGENE, OR - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings are now available for Scottsdale, Arizona home seekers to search through conveniently, on the website constructed by Chris Remsen and supported by IDX, Inc. With thousands of property listings being instantly displayed, potential buyers from around the Scottsdale area can experience unprecedented access to the ARMLS listing database, thanks to IDX Broker software. The innovative IDX solution Remsen hosts has revolutionized the way he presents listings to his clients, by creating a dynamic and easy-to-use online real estate solution

Search capabilities of Arizona real estate website upgraded with addition of an IDX Broker...

EUGENE, OR Yolanda Smith and IDX, Inc. have teamed up to revolutionize the way Scottsdale, Arizona home seekers search for properties online. IDX Broker software is synced to the search page Smith hosts, creating a thorough and comprehensive database of Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) homes. Clients of Smith can now easily and quickly experience a dynamic online real estate search without ever having to leave the convenience of the IDX enabled website of Smith.

Chandler Of fi ce Building Sells for $5.8M, Includes Parcel for Future Development

CHANDLER, AZ - February 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Irgens Partners, LLC has purchased Portico Place, a 41,000 SF offi ce property at 2121 W. Chandler Blvd. in Chandler for $5.79M. The transaction also included a fully-improved 3.2 acre parcel for future development. The improved parcel has the parking and landscaping completed. Drawings for the 48,000 SF, Phase II building are in place.

The Top Reasons Why You Should Retire in Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - February 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- They say it’s never too early to start thinking about your retirement. Since so many factors go in to planning the perfect retirement, it’s definitely true. You must decide when to start saving, how to start saving, and to top it off you have to choose where you want to retire! Sure, there are the common places like south Florida and southern California, but in the past few years there’s a new hot spot on the map, and that’s Arizona.

Horne Joins Lawsuit Claiming S&P Greed Helped Cause Mortgage Meltdown

PHOENIX - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The mortgage crisis that devastated the Arizona economy was made far worse because of misleading financial claims made by Standard & Poor’s, according to a lawsuit filed today, Attorney General Tom Horne said.

Lee & Associates Arizona Promotes Matt Fredrick, Colton Trauter to Principals

PHOENIX, AZ - February 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates Arizona is pleased to announce the promotion of two Associates, Matt Fredrick and Colton Trauter to Principals. Both brokers had exceptional results in 2012 which capped off years of hard work and success.


Phoenix, AZ - January 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- GPE Commercial Advisors, represented McShane Development Company in acquiring 8.8 Acres of land located at the Northeast corner of South Val Vista Drive and South Market Street in Gilbert, Arizona. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Illinois-based McShane Development Company for the development of its new 60,000 usable square foot, LEED-Silver Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic at this location.

GPE Announces 31 Commercial Transactions

Phoenix, AZ - January 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- GPE Companies ( reports the following transactions:

East Valley Industrial Properties Sold to CA Investment Company for $4.7M

CHANDLER, AZ - January 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Southern California investment fi rm purchased eight industrial properties for a combined $4.7 million. The entire transaction totalled 54,079 SF with a price per square foot of $86.90.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters, ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Financial Services, has announced the subcommittee assignments for Democrats on the Committee. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema was named to the subcommittees on “Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity” as well as “Investigation and Oversight”.

29 Acres of Industrial Land Sells For $7 Million in Southwest Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A 29-acre parcel at the SWC of 75th Ave. and Interstate 10 traded for $7,050,000.

Phoenix Offi ce Market Gains Strength, Posts Impressive Year-End Figures

PHOENIX, AZ - January 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- After years at the bottom of the commercial real estate barrel, the Phoenix offi ce market has improved throughout the year and ended at a new high mark that should bode well for 2013. With the economy gaining steam, offi ce sector hiring up and net migration increases to the Valley have all added to the pace of activity in the fourth quarter. There is greater certainty regarding political and taxation issues being resolved

Year-End 2012 Industrial Finishes Strong As CRE Recovery Takes Shape

PHOENIX, AZ - January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2012 Phoenix Industrial Market posted a strong fi nish after a few bumps in the road earlier in the year. The year began with negative absorption in the fi rst quarter after a very strong Q4 11. The economy was stalling and investor confi dence seemed to be on the run. It was as though the industrial sector had suddenly backtracked. As the second quarter drew to a close, the sector came roaring back, posting nearly 2.5 million SF of positive absorption.

Mortgage Ploy – Horne Issues Consumer Warning

PHOENIX - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona homeowners should be on the lookout for a mailing that appears to be a legal document, but may be a ploy against mortgage consumers, Attorney General Tom Horne said today.

Main Event Entertainment Purchases 6.4 Acres at Tempe’s Emerald Center

TEMPE, AZ - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Main Event Entertainment purchased a 6.4 acre retail site in Tempe for $2.05M and will construct a new 57,000 SF indoor entertainment venue. The property is located in Emerald Center near Interstate 10 and Warner Road in Tempe adjacent to IKEA and Dick’s Sporting Goods.


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