Highlights from Arizona State University’s Annual Economic Outlook

Over the last two weeks, I have talked about the numbers behind the job numbers in the US and Arizona. Of course, there are people much more qualified and articulate who actually track this kind of data for a living. Arizona State University’s annual Economic Outlook produced some quality information that I thought I would […]

Comparing the U.S. and Phoenix Economies


Last week I discussed the labor market and what is happening in Arizona with job gains and the office market. This week I have pulled some information from the Brookings Institute on our economy and the recovery compared to the rest of the US. Here are some of my takeaways: –Phoenix will remain one of […]

Pima Center signs lease to Chargepoint


Congratulations to Chargepoint, Inc. on their new office located at 9150 E. del Camino, Suite 108 in Scottsdale! Chargepoint is the largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world.

A Look at the Numbers Behind the Current Headlines About Job Creation


Job creation news made headlines a few weeks back touting that the United States had recovered all of the jobs that were lost during the great recession. In Arizona, however, we are still way behind our pre-recession levels. Over the next two weeks, we are going to try to tie jobs, the Phoenix office market, […]

Mainstream Energy expands their space at Pima Center


Congratulations to Mainstream Energy Corporation on their expanded space at Pima Center 2C, located at 8444 N. 90th St., Suite 105 in Scottsdale! Mainstream Energy is one of the largest solar companies in the U.S.

American Cities May Have Hit ‘Peak-Office’

peak office

I had never heard of the term “Peak Office.” In simple term, Peak Office is like Peak Oil, where the market for the future is less than the past. (Just for fun, I included a peak oil graph below. If you want to read more about Peak Oil, here is a link to a short […]

Back to School Clothing Drive moves to Legacy Place

Back To School Clothing Drive POST

Congratulations to Back To School Clothing Drive Association on their new location at 360 E. Coronado in Phoenix! Back To School Clothing Drive Assoc. provides items such as clean clothes, shoes that fit, and a backpack stocked with school supplies (and more) to high-need children throughout Arizona.

Mountainside Fitness plans a new location at Desert Ridge Corporate Center

Mountainside POST

We were fortunate to represent Ryan Companies in the sale of a piece of land at Loop 101 & Tatum Blvd. to Mountainside Fitness for their new location in the Desert Ridge Corporate Center. We have more available spaces there! If interested, please contact us at: (602) 912-3536 or gkafka@leearizona.com

My Investment Book is Published!

How to Win Final Cover

Earlier this week I sent out a narrative on investors and what kinds of yields they look for when investing. One of the reasons I founded Lee & Associates in 1991 (along with seven other Principals) was to become an investor in Real Estate. Since 1991, I have brokered hundreds of building sales but more importantly, I have […]