Greater Phoenix is the eighth best metro for entrepreneurs in the nation, according to the 2017 Kauffmann Startup Activity Index which tracks startup growth in the U.S. The Grand Canyon State earned the No. 4 spot for state startup activity, just behind California, Texas and Florida
The Kauffman Startup Activity Index focuses on… Read More
You might expect the priciest place to set up shop in a new office would also be the one with the priciest rents. But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the cost of converting outdated office space into… Read More
Phoenix’s population rose from nearly 4.2 million to more than 4.6 million from 2010 to 2016 based on new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Metro Phoenix averaged a total net increase of over 1,436 persons per week over that time period.
Of the top ten metro areas with the highest… Read More
According to the “2017 Most Wanted Tech Employee” report, Arizona State University ranked 10th and University of Phoenix ranked 22nd in volume of hires made by the top 25 Silicon Valley companies in 2016.
Not only does Phoenix provide cheaper rents and a… Read More
Arizona State University (ASU) ranked 21st in the Milken Institute’s “University Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index.” The Index quantitatively measures how public and private universities capitalize on their research success by converting it for private-sector applications.
With an index score of 100, the University of Utah ranked first in the study followed closely… Read More
According to a recent report released by the Computing Technology Industry Association, the average annual salary of a tech employee in Phoenix was $98,870 in 2016. Workers employed in the Phoenix tech sector earn nearly twice the average metro area salary of $50,200.
Arizona ranked ninth nationally with 48.3 percent of all tech… Read More
Growth among traditional and non-traditional industrial users continues to push the Phoenix industrial market forward. This is particularly true in Scottsdale and Deer Valley, where asking rents surged as much as 30 percent in the first quarter of the year as demand surpassed new product in Scottsdale and matched new supply in Deer Valley, according to our Q1 2017 Phoenix Industrial Insight report.
While the average asking rental rate for local industrial space is $0.50 per-square-foot,… Read More
In every JLL office worldwide, our colleagues rise to the daily challenge of fast-paced, demanding real estate markets while making sure that our client ambitions are achieved. Our office decided to recognize the standout work from all of our colleagues here in Phoenix by hosting what we plan to become an annual Employee Appreciation Day.
Employees were treated to a catered in-office lunch and then enjoyed an afternoon of playing golf at the Arizona Biltmore… Read More
Even with more than 1.1 million square feet of new space delivered in the first quarter of the year, average asking rents for Phoenix office product has increased to the highest level in nine years, according to the JLL’s Q1 2017 Phoenix Office Insight report released. Reaching $24.91 per-square-foot, today’s Phoenix office rent average is just 7.1 percent lower than the pre-recession high of $26.82, set in Q4 2007.