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CCIM – SPOTLIGHT ON OUR NEWEST BOARD MEMBERS:

Susan was highlighted in the Special Edition of the CCIM Central Arizona Chapter Newsletter. Below is the section highlighting Susan as a new CCIM board member for 2016. Central Arizona CCIM Chapter Special Edition November 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON OUR NEWEST BOARD MEMBERS: Susan McCall, CCIM, is commercial director at Commercial Property Connect, a RE/MAX Commercial team within RE/MAX Alliance Group. Susan and her team provide sales and leasing services in all of the "main food groups" of commercial real estate: office, industrial, retail, multi-family, and land. She has been a...

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 WHEN CHINESE NEW YEAR IS CELEBRATED Chinese New Year's Day's date is calculated according to the Chinese lunar calendar, hence the date is different each year on the Gregorian (internationally used) calendar, but always in the period January 21 to February 20. Officially Chinese New Year is celebrated on Chuyi (初一 /choo-ee/) the very first day of the new year, Chinese New Year's Day, and Chuxi (除夕 /choo-sshee/), the last day of the previous year, Chinese New Year's Eve. Traditionally though celebrations can start much earlier...

NATIONAL PI DAY – 3.14.2016

One of the oldest and the most recognizable mathematical constant in the world, Pi (π) is the ratio of any circle’s circumference to its diameter. Its value is approximately equal to 3.14159265. It is an irrational number, which means it cannot be expressed as a ratio of whole numbers, and its decimal representation never ends or repeats. HOW TO CELEBRATE PI DAY! 1. Pi is a homophone of pie - the 2 words are pronounced similarly, but are spelled differently and mean different things. Celebrate Pi Day...

Commercial Property Connect Congratulates…

THE SALE OF DESERT SANDS APARTMENTS 9502 N. 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ Price: $4,400,000 COE: March 2, 2016 Seller: Cotterkey Desert Sands, LLC Buyer: Urban Sunrise, LLC Selling Agent: Susan McCall, CCIM & Amy Gibson of Commercial Property Connect. Listing Agent: Seller Represented himself Commercial Escrow Officer: Stephanie Fife of Chicago Title Left to Right: Susan McCall, Darra Rayndon, Cameron Dykman THE SALE OF A PROFESSIONAL OFFICE BUILDING 5001 N. Granite Reef Rd, Scottsdale, AZ Price: $1,200,000 COE: March 3, 2016 Seller: Darra Rayndon of Chaparral Professional Properties, LLC Buyer: Dr. Judy Karnia of the Scottsdale Cat Clinic Listing Agents: Susan...

International Juggler’s Day

International Jugglers Day celebrates the skill of juggling, and those talented people who can juggle many balls and objects at a time. The best jugglers can juggle up to ten balls at a time. Juggling is a skill and form of entertainment that has been around for thousands and thousands of years. Some of the earliest recorded history supplies proof that juggling was around during the early days of civilized Man. Juggling is primarily entertainment. It is most well documented in Medieval times in Europe....

Commercial Property Connect Congratulates…

ON THE SALE 500 E. Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282 Price: $300,000 COE: May 19, 2016 Seller: RJM Investments, LLC Buyer: AESL HOLDINGS, LLC Selling Agent: Susan McCall, CCIM & Amy Gibson of Commercial Property Connect. Listing Agent: Adrienne Bryant Commercial Escrow Officer: Jennifer Moore, First American Title...

National Yo-Yo Day

Trick one: Walk the Dog History of the Yo-Yo The origin of the yo-yo is still under argument but documentaries that have been made show that it came from Greece. It is rumored that it was used as a weapon for hunting game or other land animals. Although Physics may prove the use of the yoyo as a hunting tool to be ineffective, the concept of being able to retry a missed throw of an object was still an amazing feat. But people still have, to this...

National Limerick Day

May 12, 2016 A limerick is a form of poetry, especially one in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme (AABBA), which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent. The form appeared in England in the early years of the 18th century. It was popularized by Edward Lear in the 19th century, although he did not use the term. Gershon Legman said, "The true limerick as a folk form is always obscene and describing the clean limerick as a "periodic fad and object of magazine...

NATIONAL TRIVIA DAY

January 4, 2016 National Trivia Day is celebrated across the United States each year on January 4. Nostalgic college students in the 1960s along with others, began to informally trade questions and answers about the popular culture of their youth. Columbia University students Ed Goodgold and Dan Carlinsky created the earliest inter-collegiate quiz bowls that tested culturally (and emotionally) significant, yet essentially unimportant facts, which they dubbed “trivia contests” Over time, the word “trivia” has come to refer to obscure and arcane bits of dry knowledge as well...