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PHOENIX - After being one of the busiest real estate firms in the Phoenix market in 2014. ViaWest Properties LLC in Phoenix (Gary Linhart, Steven Schwarz, principals) is poised to be among the most active buyers, developers, and sellers of properties in the Valley in 2015.
CHANDLER - The Via West Group announced today that Native Grill & Wings has signed a 10-year lease for approximately 5,825 SF of office/test kitchen space in the 6825 W. Galveston street building in Chandler. The project, referred to as Galveston Tech, is comprised of one Class-A flex-office building totaling 74,525 SF.
CHANDLER - The ViaWest Group announced today that Zounds has signed a lease for approximately 11,639 SF of office/engineering space in the 6825 W. Galveston street building in Chandler. The project, referred to as Galveston Tech Center, is comprised of one Class-A flex-office building totaling 74,525 SF.
PHOENIX - ViaWest Group announced the recent acquisition of two multi-tenant, industrial buildings collectively referred to as Tiger Industrial Center. Located at 4901 & 4929 W. Van Buren, the complex is comprised of 103,064 SF. Sold on December 30, 2014, Phoenix-based ViaWest Group paid $4.55MM acquisition.
PHOENIX - Steven Schwarz, Managing Director
Years with company: 10
Years in RE: 21
Responsibilities: Co-leads company strategy, sources acquisition and development opportunities, oversees marketing and accounting functions and assists in operations and capital markets efforts.
PHOENIX - ViaWest Group announced the expansion of its company through an affiliation with TWR Company, which is operated by Tom Richards. ViaWest has been one of the fastest growing real estate investment companies in the Valley over the last few years with more than $200M of acquisitions. TWR Company is a boutique, commercial real estate, investment company headquartered in Phoenix with 14 years of experience in retail property development and value-add acquisitions. TWR Company specializes in build-tosuits and redevelopment for retail product and has a complementary skill set with ViaWest in ground-up development, in redevelopment/repositioning of existing properties, and with a flexible and adaptable structure that maximizes returns and reduces costs to its clients.
PHOENIX - Across all business sectors, local companies are constantly running into challenges competing against the big, national companies that possess more resources, easier access to capital and power of size. This is no different in the local Phoenix, real estate investment and development business.
PHOENIX - It's an exciting time for commercial real estate. With technological advances and a new generation entering the workforce, office space is undergoing a significant paradigm shift. NAIOP Arizona's members discuss the state's reputation and role in the market -its strengths, weaknesses and promising statistics.
CHANDLER - The Via West Group announced today that NXP Semiconductors has signed a 10-year lease for 32,988 SF of office space at Chandler Midway Corporate Center, 5670 W. Chandler Blvd. Built in 2007, the project is comprised of two class-A office buildings totaling 111,800 SF.