Paradise Valley luxury agent continues earning top recognition

The 2019 Best in Real Estate Awards (BREA) recently recognized Paradise Valley luxury agent Joan Levinson as both the Highest Volume Individual Agent (by dollars) in the Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Area and the Highest Volume Individual Agent Valleywide. These awards follow her 2018 win when she was named the top luxury agent by sales volume in […]

Transwestern adds experienced executive managing partner

Transwestern has hired Jim Fijan to serve as executive managing partner. Mr. Fijan will work with Mark Stratz, Transwestern’s managing director, to expand the firm’s brand, grow all service lines, recruit rising talent and enhance client service, according to a release. Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm “of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level […]

Concierge Auctions to sell high-priced homes in Paradise Valley, Scottsdale

Concierge Auctions has announced a lineup featuring several top-tier properties for its January Live Auction Sale in Paradise Valley and Scottsdale with five of the eight properties will sell without reserve to the highest bidders. Bidding will open digitally Tuesday, Jan. 29 via the Concierge Auctions online marketplace, which allows prospective buyers to participate in […]

Industry veteran joins new division of Velocity Retail Group

Velocity Retail Group has named Mark Villalpando as senior vice president and designated broker of the firm’s new management services division. The division will work with new and existing clients “to maximize property value and investment returns,” according to a release. Mr. Villalpando also will be the senior vice president of development for Accelerated Development […]

Retail real estate veteran joins NAI Horizon

NAI Horizon has added to its retail properties division with the hiring of 22-year industry veteran Mike Kumelski. Mr. Kumelski, who will be a vice president, has specialized in retail leasing, development, tenant representation and sales. Since the start of his real estate career in 1997, he has completed more than 1,200 transactions, including the […]

Real estate company welcomes affiliate agent to Phoenix

Cindy Gilliland has associated with the Phoenix Metro office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as an affiliate agent. She comes to the office with 10 years of real estate experience, according to a release. “I loved being affiliated with Coldwell Banker in California because they strive for excellence in every area of the company. It’s […]

Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office welcomes senior VP

Erik Marsh has joined Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office as a senior vice president, and he will specialize in the acquisition and disposition of investment properties, a release from the company stated. Mr. Marsh has been in the commercial real estate industry for nearly 15 years. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, he was a managing director with Newmark […]

Residential broker, top team join eXp Realty

Residential real estate broker Jennifer Wehner is joining eXp Realty, an agent-owned cloud brokerage firm. A 15-year veteran of the real estate industry, Ms. Wehner joins eXp from Re/Max Fine Properties. She is in the top 20 Realtors (out of 36,000) in the Metro Phoenix MLS, according to a release announcing the move. Ms. Wehner […]

Commercial real estate advisor uses drones, plans podcast

A commercial real estate advisor at SVN Desert Commercial Advisors is diving into the latest marketing strategies to stand out from the crowd. Eddie Gonzalez is utilizing drone technology and plans a personal commercial real estate podcast channel to provide answers to the questions frequently asked by prospects and clients: the five W’s – who, […]

AZCREW presents ‘Women in Action’ series and multifamily update

AZCREW, an organization for senior-level executive women in the metro Phoenix real estate field, kicks off April with two programs: its “Women In Action” event and its annual Multifamily Market Update. AZCREW presents Kathy B. Dempsey on April 12 for her presentation “Shed For Success: How to stay alive and thrive in the midst of […]