NAI Horizon hires Jennifer Loehnert to expand services

NAI Horizon has hired Jennifer Loehnert to expand its tenant representative presence in its retail and industrial service lines. Holding the new title of associate, Ms. Loehnert will define a more strategic area of specialty during the next several months. Her expertise is in the Metro Phoenix/Biltmore/Scottsdale corridors. For 13 years, Ms. Loehnert has held […]

Local apartment industry provides significant economic impact

A new Hoyt Advisory Services Study reveals the apartment industry and its residents annually contribute $53.8 billion to Phoenix’s economy, $73.2 billion to Arizona’s and more than $3.4 trillion — or $9.3 billion daily — to the national economy. The new report, which the National Apartment Association and National Multifamily Housing Council commissioned, provides a […]

Hermosa Inn to host various art, dinner series

The Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley will see the return of two art series as well as the beginning of a new dinner series. Mimosa and Monet, and Journaling: Art and Observation are the two art series returning to the inn in the coming months. The new dinner series will begin in October and will […]

Hillson returns to Royal Palms Resort as chef

A culinary veteran of nearly 30 years Lee Hillson is going back to his roots and returning to the T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix as executive chef, where he will lead all food and beverage operations for the historic resort. Starting in 2000, Mr. Hillson made a name for himself […]

PDQ recognizes shift lead manager Ernie Garza

In honor of National Food Service Worker Day celebrated Wednesday, Sept. 25 PDQ is shining a spotlight on Ernie Garza, one of the restaurant’s team members. The restaurants recognized Mr. Garza because he exhibits endless dedication to creating outstanding food and a welcoming environment for all PDQ guests, according to a press release. Mr. Garza […]

PVPD responds to afternoon burglary reported Sept. 19

The Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a residential burglary at 4:34 p.m., Sept. 19, in the 4000 block of E. Keim Drive, in which an unknown suspect reportedly took several items from inside the home. The PVPD Criminal Investigations Unit will follow up on this crime, according to a police press release, encouraging anyone […]

AHH gets $100K grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story misidentified the amount of the grant in the headline. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Arizona Helping Hands — the largest provider of basic needs for Arizona’s children in foster care — has received a $100,000 grant awarded by the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable […]

The Olney Gallery at Trinity Cathedral to feature ‘True Expression’ art

True Expression- Art by Karolina Adams and Bela Fidel will be displayed Sept. 27–Oct. 23 at Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix. The two artists are noted to use their divergent styles to express their emotion and imagination, according to a press release. Describing Ms. Adams works in ink and […]

Paradise Valley man sentenced to prison for tax evasion

John Chandler Propstra, 47, of Paradise Valley, has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logato to 21 months in prison and three years of supervised release. The court also ordered Propstra to pay more than $700,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. Propstra had previously pleaded guilty to tax evasion, according to […]

Arizona’s Children Association names new president, CEO

Arizona’s Children Association has announced that its board of directors selected Jacob Schmitt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. This decision follows the passing of the association’s late President and Chief Executive Officer, Denise Ensdorff, in May 2019. “When we lost Denise in May, we felt the loss of her […]