Phoenix real estate service revolutionizes home buying and upkeep, targets millennials
May17

Phoenix real estate service revolutionizes home buying and upkeep, targets millennials

  It’s a wonder the home-buying process hasn’t changed with the rest of the world. We can search for properties within a specific zip code on websites like Zillow and Trulia, but the actual means to buying a home are severely outdated. And for a generation like the millennials, who are used to implementing tech to smooth out the bumps, the process can be particularly tedious. Justin Lesko and his wife, Dimple Patel, co-founded...

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Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location
Apr03

Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location

Tempe and Scottsdale are known as Phoenix’s “traditional” tech hubs in the Valley due to their live, work, and play environments. But the rise of downtown Phoenix as a viable alternative for technology companies continues to grow. More housing and retail options have improved the vibrancy of the area, attracting more people to the downtown area. But the question remains: How do you choose which submarket is right for your office...

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10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move
Dec19

10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move

Maybe you’re happy where you are and have a good relationship with your landlord. Or perhaps you consider yourself a good negotiator. Should you still use a broker? Yes. The “golden rule” of real estate negotiation is:  Time + Options = Leverage. Unless you have unlimited time and a knowledge of all opportunities in the market, you’re likely to leave money and flexibility on the table. In order to maximize your time and money, here...

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The Emergence of the Warehouse District as a Primary Tech Hub in Phoenix
Nov07

The Emergence of the Warehouse District as a Primary Tech Hub in Phoenix

Tempe and Scottsdale are known as Phoenix’s “traditional” Valley tech hubs due to their live, work, and play environments. But if the Warehouse District isn’t on your radar, you may not be as cool as you think. Heavy tech company activity in the Tempe and Scottsdale submarkets over the last several years has caused a dramatic rise in rental rates. Rents at Galleria Corporate Centre in Old Town Scottsdale, for example, have increased...

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The Rise of the Silicon Desert: Why Tech Companies are Moving Here
Oct14

The Rise of the Silicon Desert: Why Tech Companies are Moving Here

Move over, San Francisco: the “Silicon Desert” is becoming a major hot spot for technology companies. According to JLL’s U.S. Technology Outlook, Phoenix has become a magnet to tech entities for three main reasons: a lower cost of doing business, a more affordable quality of life and a strong and growing talent pool. Office rents in Phoenix average $24.22 per-square-foot (PSF), a significant savings compared to markets like Silicon...

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