A New Work-From-Home Movement Is Gaining Steam. Why Aren’t Office Landlords More Worried?

A chasm is widening between owners and occupants of office real estate around the country.   Though the coronavirus pandemic has thrust thousands of companies into remote work, office landlords are counting on most of them eagerly returning to their now-deserted offices. Given how well many companies report the forced experiment has gone, data shows that […]

Valley landlord: PPP loans led to more companies making May rent than expected

After a chaotic April of completing lease amendments, when May rolled around, more Phoenix tenants than expected were able to make rent, especially those that received PPP loans from the SBA. “We’ve had tenants who we made lease amendments for then get their PPP funds, and a number have called us and said, ‘tear up […]

Rankings Of The Best And Worst U.S. Cities For Coronavirus Quarantine

Earlier this week, career resource site Zippia released rankings of the best and worst cities in the United States in which to quarantine. Unlike most other livability rankings of cities, which tend to be based on factors like the job market, real estate prices and how vibrant a dining or arts scene a metropolitan area has, this […]

Should Real Estate Buyers Move Forward During COVID-19?

No matter what industry you are in, you’re most likely feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Real estate is no different. The uncertainty is making a lot of buyers think twice before signing on the dotted line for their new office, retail location, warehouse, etc. However, local commercial real estate firm LevRose is advising its […]

Phoenix Real Estate Firm Secures $500 Million to Invest in Properties

Fundamental Income, a Phoenix-based investment firm focused on single-tenant, net-leased real estate, launched new platform, called Fundamental Income Properties, to buy and lease back single-tenant buildings. The firm already has received a $500 million initial equity commitment from Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc. to invest directly into properties. Alexi Panagiotakopoulos, co-founder and CIO of Fundamental […]

Big-box industrial properties expected to best weather pandemic in Phoenix

As Americans and consumers around the globe turn to e-commerce for basic chores such as grocery shopping, it comes as no surprise that industrial real estate has remained steady during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, not all industrial buildings are created equal. Small and midsize industrial tenants are likely to be more immediately affected by closures […]

Federal Coronavirus Relief Efforts Near $5.6 Trillion. Here’s How It Adds Up

The outlay from the federal government and Federal Reserve to counter the U.S. economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic is approaching $5.6 trillion in loan and cash assistance to hundreds of millions of American citizens and businesses. Moreover, the amounts are likely to swell as efforts to contain the spread of the virus continue for […]

Why This Broker is Telling Owner-User Buyers to Close

The pandemic has sent a shock through the real estate markets, and many buyers have canceled or delayed current deals to wait out the new market. Jon Rosenberg of Levrose Commercial Real Estate, however, is encouraging owner-user buyers specifically not to hesitate and to close current deals. Owner-users have different needs and requirements than investment buyers, and securing […]

As Arizona Courses Thrive, Investors Give Golf Properties A Closer Look

While well over 90% of the United States observes mandatory lockdown requirements to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, observers locally have been startled to see people golfing across the state of Arizona.   How is that possible?   “Social distancing is a part of the sport of golf, so it is easy to adhere to,” Arizona […]

As April rents loom, Phoenix real estate leaders grapple with potential losses

As April 1 approaches and some Valley businesses have gone two weeks without normal business operations, property managers and landlords in the region are grappling with the possibility that many tenants will not be able to make rent. “Let’s start planning on April rent being a challenge for everyone,” said David Verwer, director of real […]

Scottsdale broker: Real estate transactions down, not stopped in wake of coronavirus

Real estate transactions such as leases and building sales have slowed but not halted in the wake of sweeping business closures due to the novel coronavirus, according to a commercial real estate expert. Jon Rosenberg, designated broker and managing partner of Scottsdale-based LevRose Commercial Real Estate, said he has seen clients put lease discussions on […]

Multi-billion-dollar Akimel 7 planned at Loops 101 and 202

Cameron Colvin, chairman of CamCo Commercial Inc., today announced that The Solanna Group LLC and CamCo Commercial have formed a joint venture entitled “Akimel 7 Productions,” to include a land lease arrangement to develop a multi-billion-dollar next generation sports and new media entertainment destination called Akimel 7 at Loops 101 and 202 in Scottsdale on […]

Fall 2019 Arizona Case Law Affecting Commercial Real Estate and Lending

Arizona Case Law – Deed Restrictions Swain v. Bixby Village Golf Course (AZ Court of Appeals 9-19-2019) This dispute has been covered in the local newspapers for the past several years. Chicago Title Agency was the original owner of the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course (and at some point also acquired the Ahwatukee Country Club Golf […]

Year in review: Commercial real estate deals boom in Valley during 2019

Here’s a quick look at the major highlights of the year in commercial real estate in the Valley, with the top story from each month: January A bankruptcy court ruling opened up nearly 5 square miles of land near Desert Ridge Marketplace. California-based Crown Realty and Development acquired 96.5 acres of the land and master developer rights […]

Co-working Is Disrupting Office Spaces

by Keri Davies Working from non-traditional spaces was once the realm of artists, writers and road warriors. People joked about those with computers taking up seats at coffee shops, cafes and restaurants, not seeing the larger trend coming into play. Today, it’s becoming a much different story. It is forecasted that by the year 2020, […]

TCN Worldwide Appoints Jon Rosenberg to Board of Directors

H. Ross Ford, President and CEO of TCN Worldwide, has announced the appointment of Jon Rosenberg, Designated Broker, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Levrose Real Estate/TCN Worldwide in Scottsdale, to the TCN Worldwide Board of Directors. Mr. Rosenberg will be taking over for David Wallach of Barclay Street Real Estate/TCN Worldwide in Calgary, who was […]

LevRose Commercial Real Estate Leases Space to Jersey Mike’s in Old Town Scottsdale

Submarine Sandwich Chain Enters into Lease of 1,418 Square-Foot Restaurant Space on Scottsdale Road SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – LevRose Commercial Real Estate, a leading Arizona-based commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced recently that Jersey Mike’s leased a 1,418 square-foot space in Old Town Scottsdale at 4020 N. Scottsdale Road. LevRose Commercial Real Estate’s Danielle Davis represented the […]

Pop-ups Retail Concepts Arrive in Phoenix

Pop-up retail concepts are arriving in Phoenix—and the trend says a lot both about the evolution of Phoenix and the pop-up trend. Pop-up shops have become popular and even accepted by retail owners and lenders in primary markets like Los Angeles and San Francisco, but this is early trend in a secondary market, like Phoenix. […]

Scottsdale Office Space Sold

Levrose Real Estate is pleased to announce another successful Scottsdale office space sale. Known as a leading Scottsdale commercial real estate company, Levrose Real Estate helps client’s small and large find Scottsdale office space for sale. Recently, we helped a private buyer purchase ±3,024 square feet of Scottsdale office space at 10165 N. 92nd Street. The sale was […]

The Hunter and the Haunted

The definition of a hunter is a predator that hunts game; it is also the definition of a successful salesperson that hunts for deals. Unfortunately, 80 percent of all salespeople fail to hunt successfully while a mere 20 percent of salespeople hunt for most of the deals available each year. I describe this 80 percent […]

The Art of Storytelling

Storytelling is the most important form of communication in the history of mankind, and sadly the threat of its extinction is close at hand. The way that we have communicated our history, educated and entertained new generations through tall tales, anecdotes and legend is indeed becoming a lost art. Major religions began through tales told […]

What Would a “Tough Mudder” Competition Look Like For Salespeople

The new leader in extreme sporting events around the world is the “Tough Mudder” competition. These are a series of events that test your physical and mental limits beyond anything you can image. You enter these events and torture yourself because you want to. What’s more unbelievable, for salespeople, is that you are willing to […]

4 Essential Ingredients In Consumer Storytelling

To offer truly effective service to customers, companies need to complement the information they gather with powerful narratives that give it meaning. As a CEO, I have the good fortune of hearing lots of amazing stories from our consumer communities. There’s one story in particular that holds a special place in my heart. One of […]

Blueprint For Success – Top Ten Things to Remember in Sales

I recently read a great article that spoke about the key to sales. The article stated that sales is not about what you are selling, but about making friends and getting someone to see the world the way you do. If you can do that, everything else will take care of itself. I’ve had several […]


TCN WORLDWIDE ANNOUNCES ITS NEWEST MEMBER FIRM, CONNECTUS CAPITAL SERVICES LLP LOCATED IN MUMBAI, INDIA We are proud to announce ConnectUs Capital Services as the newest member to join TCN Worldwide. ConnectUs Capital Services/TCN Worldwide is headquartered in Mumbai and is recognized as one of the pre-eminent commercial real estate firms in India. ConnectUs Capital […]

Levrose Jumpstarts Plan To Expand Its Retail Operations

SCOTTSDALE COMPANY HIRES THREE RETAIL INDUSTRY EXPERTS Levrose Commercial Real Estate has won many important awards since it was founded in 1992, but the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based firm refuses to rest on its laurels. In fact, Levrose has very ambitious plans to make 2015 the year it takes a big step forward on the retail side of […]

Glendale Office Space Leased

Levrose Real Estate is pleased to announce another successful Glendale office space lease. Recently we helped a private company lease ±4,611 square feet of Glendale office space. The Glendale office space is part of a multi-tenant office building at 18699 N. 67th Avenue. The lease was facilitated by Geoff Turbow of Levrose Real Estate. Known as a leading Glendale commercial real estate service provider, […]

Scottsdale Retail Building Sold

Levrose Real Estate is pleased to announce another sale in Downtown Scottsdale. The 2,655 square foot retail building is located at 4167 North Marshall Way in the heart of  Scottsdale’s famous 5th Avenue Shops & Boutiques.  This coveted location is across from the Scottsdale Waterfront on Marshall, where the construction will soon be finalized, as described by Arizona Central. […]

Scottsdale Executive Plaza to LevRose Commercial Real Estate

Scottsdale Executive Plaza for Lease by Kelly O’Dea  |  6200-6390 East Thomas Road As the Business Real Estate Weekly (BREW) announced in their March 15, 2013 edition, Kelly O’Dea of LevRose Commercial Real Estate has been awarded the leasing assignment of Scottsdale Executive Plaza; an 158,600 SF office complex made up of fourteen 3-story buildings on ± 13.4 Acres. It […]

Medical Practice Purchases Scottsdale Office Building

Levrose Real Estate, the original Scottsdale commercial real estate company, is pleased to announce another satisfied buyer in Scottsdale. The Anti-Aging & Wellness Institute, a unique medical practice dedicated to the health of the human body, has completed its purchase of a 4,610 square foot commercial office building at 4141 N. Goldwater Blvd. in Scottsdale, AZ. The […]