Valley Homebuilders Can’t Build Fast Enough; Sales Up in August

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Local analysts see a bright future for the Phoenix housing market, as August turned out to be a solid month for new home construction. In August, homebuilders closed 2,107 sales, up 9.11% from the same month a year earlier. They pulled 2,537 permits in August, up 25.28% from …

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Scottsdale Airpark Has Most Office Space Under Construction in Valley

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal Office leasing activity has begun to level out in the third quarter after a steep drop in April, but one expert expects the Phoenix metro will continue to see an overall reduction in space needs over the next few quarters. “I do expect supply to outpace demand, putting …

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More Affordable Apartments Coming to Downtown Phoenix

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Despite the fact that 4,000 apartments units are under construction and even more are in the pipeline in downtown Phoenix, Michael Lafferty says the $29 million project he’s building is absolutely necessary. The founder of Phoenix-based Lafferty Construction Co. has started building the 235-unit St. Ambrose Apartments at …

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SAAR to Start Distributing Supra Lockboxes on November 2, 2020

Revised Sep. 22, 2020 The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) and Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) have entered into an agreement that will allow all REALTOR® association members in the Valley access to Supra lockboxes by appointment at SAAR. After 10 years, ARMLS will be closing its Redfield office on October 30, 2020. …

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COVID Shifts Phoenix Corporate Relocation, Expansion Prospects

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal The coronavirus pandemic has tilted the scales for business prospects in Phoenix, with about 75% of prospective companies working with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council seeking industrial space, a shift from a usual average of about 40%. Thomas Maynard, vice president of business development for GPEC, said that …

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Metro Phoenix Again Tops Nation in Single-Family Home Rent Growth

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal U.S. rent price growth has stabilized for the first time since the pandemic, according to a new CoreLogic Inc. report on single-family home rentals. Among the 20 metro areas CoreLogic tracks in its Single-Family Rent Index, metro Phoenix had the highest year-over-year increase in single-family rents in July …

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Developers Bullish on Tribal Land Commercial Projects

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal As opportunities for large-scale developments within the city of Scottsdale have become harder to come by, developers and builders have turned their focus east, to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, which has quickly become a destination for a slew of commercial projects. In the past five years, …

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REALTORS® Association Supports Local Candidates

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) Candidate Review Committee recently concluded a secondary round of interviews with candidates running for public office in the Scottsdale general election. “We have endorsed a strong group of candidates who will fight for issues important to Scottsdale and our members’ clients,” said Jeff Dial, 2020 chair of SAAR’s …

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Winning Sales Strategies During a Pandemic

On August 27, REALTORS® Allison Cahill, Jonathan Miller and Brock O’Neal comprised a Virtual Happy Hour peer panel called “Kicking It During COVID: Winning Sales Strategies”. Here are a few highlights. Q: What changes have you made in your business since the start of the pandemic? Miller: Coping with buyers’ or sellers’ anxiety. Giving them …

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Challenges Facing Local Leadership ‘Heroes’ During a Pandemic

On August 28, Scottsdale REALTORS® 2020 President Sindy Ready, Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell, Experience Scottsdale CEO Rachel Sacco and Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Mark Stanton spoke virtually to SAAR Leadership Academy graduates about “Leadership Heroes During a Pandemic”. Below are some highlights. Q: What unique challenges did COVID-19 present and how did …

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