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The Next Best Place To Invest

Where To Invest, When To Sell Series Of Events

August 30, 2017 | Grand Canyon University Antelope Reception Center

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What if the West Valley was about to explode economically?

And what if you knew this now?


The speakers at our GCU-hosted West Valley event were as good as it gets. What private industry, GCU, the City of Phoenix and WESTMARC are doing to not only increase land values but also the quality of life is impressive. “The West Valley – The Next Best Place to Invest” is absolutely true. The attached news release tells part of the story – call us for details and the “best places” to consider for investing.


Meet the speakers

Information presented here is what every property owner, apartment owner/manager, commercial and residential developer and all real estate agents working in the area will need to know.

President, Grand Canyon University

Brian Mueller

President, Grand Canyon University

Incredible resurgence of the University and future development plans:

Mr. Mueller transformed GCU from a financially troubled university into a $2 Billion institution that has experienced unprecedented growth. Enrollment on the Phoenix campus has increased from less than 1,000 to 16,000 while online enrollment has improved from 12,500 to 55,000.

COO, Carlyle Development Group

Warren Fink

COO, Carlyle Development Group

History and development of the re-positioning on the Metrocenter Mall:

Mr. Fink has over 40 years experience as a Real Estate professional in Development, Financing, Project Acquisition/ Disposition, Asset Management and Debt/Joint Venture structuring. Currently he is redeveloping Metrocenter including rezoning of the 1.3 million sf to accommodate 2.7 million sf mixed-use environment, including office, medical and residential units that meet the needs of the local community with a trade area of more than 156,000 daytime employees and more than 455,000 residents.

Christine Mackay

Christine Mackay

Economic Development Director, City Of Phoenix

The City’s vision and plans for various areas of west Phoenix:

Christine is responsible for leading the Business Development Team, including the areas of business attraction, business retention and expansion,small business and entrepreneurial efforts, downtown development, international, retail and workforce development. During the past five years, she has helped locate or expand more than 150 companies into the Region, brought 22,000 jobs, added nearly 3 million SF to the industrial/office base and brought more than $6 billion in capital investment into the community.

President & CEO, WESTMARC

Sintra Hoffman

President & CEO, WESTMARC

Overview of the future economic development of the entire West Valley:

WESTMARC is a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, the business community and the educational sector in the West Valley of Greater Phoenix with an emphasis on enhancing the economic and educational development. Her professional background includes more than 19 years experience in local, state and federal government.


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August 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Jennifer Purifoy


Grand Canyon University Antelope Reception Center
3300 W Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017 United States
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