Who We Are

Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, P.B. Bell was founded in 1976 by Philip Bell and is one of the longest-tenured multifamily management companies in the Phoenix MSA. Our skill set is broad to best serve our clients, whether you are looking for land, you want to build, you need a property managed, you want to rehab, or anything in between. We’re not just property managers or developers; we’re truly full service. For each community, we identify the needs and opportunities, and our creative and operational minds get to work. No two communities are the same. Wherever we go, we carve out a distinct personality for each community, bringing our toolbox of efficiencies that are unique to P.B. Bell.

Relationships are more important than a single deal, which is why you’ll find that we service properties of all types and that most of our client relationships last for decades. The people of P.B. Bell are the best of the best. We are devoted to training our teams to be the best in the industry. Our people stay with us and grow with us, and no matter their role, they never let operations out of their sight. At the end of the day, we are passionate about what we do, and we enjoy the ride.

Meet Our Team
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Who We Are

Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, P.B. Bell was founded in 1976 by Philip Bell and is one of the longest-tenured multifamily management companies in the Phoenix MSA. Our skill set is broad to best serve our clients, whether you are looking for land, you want to build, you need a property managed, you want to rehab, or anything in between. We’re not just property managers or developers, we’re truly full service. For each community, we identify the needs and opportunities and our creative and operational minds get to work. No two communities are the same. Wherever we go, we carve out a distinct personality for each community, bringing our toolbox of efficiencies that are unique to P.B. Bell.

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Relationships are more important than a single deal, which is why you’ll find that we service properties of all types, and that most of our client relationships last for decades. The people of P.B. Bell are the best of the best. We are devoted to training our teams to be the best in the industry. Our people stay with us and grow with us, and no matter their role, they never let operations out of their sight. At the end of the day, we are passionate about what we do, and we enjoy the ride.

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Meet Our Team
Why P.B. Bell

Individual Attention

At P.B. Bell, we look at every community individually and tailor a strategy to your asset. We’re adaptable and manage to serve each client’s wants and needs.

Our Experience

Our portfolio includes Class A, B, and C products, and our clientele ranges from global investment firms to individual owners.

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We’re Innovative

We think creatively about how our communities can enhance our residents’ lifestyle, all while maximizing efficiencies, value, and return.

Our Commitment
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Our core values guide everything we do: Get Creative, Act with Integrity, Be Accountable, Show You Care, and Enjoy the Ride. These values, along with our passion and commitment, define our character, and are celebrated each day.

Why P.B. Bell

Individual Attention

At P.B. Bell, we look at every community individually and tailor a strategy to your asset. We’re adaptable and manage to serve each client’s wants and needs.

Our Experience

P.B. Bell is one of the longest-tenured multifamily property management companies in the Phoenix MSA. Our portfolio includes Class A, B, and C product and our clientele ranges from global investment firms to individual owners.

We’re Innovative

We think creatively about how our communities can enhance our residents’ lifestyle all while maximizing efficiencies, value and return.

Our Commitment

Everything we do is guided by our core values: Get Creative, Act with Integrity, Be Accountable, Show You Care, and Enjoy the Ride. These values along with our passion and commitment define our character and are celebrated each day.

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Our Culture

At P.B. Bell, our team members are our most valuable asset. We show it by providing a comprehensive benefits package, a variety of bonus and recognition programs, and on-going training.

  • GET CREATIVE

    We identify goals and think of multiple solutions. We’re willing to learn and try new things.

  • ACT WITH INTEGRITY

    We speak open and honestly. We do what is right instead of what is easy.

  • BE ACCOUNTABLE

    We make decisions and do what we’ve agreed to do. We let go of excuses and communicate early and often.

  • SHOW YOU CARE

    We’re present, listen actively, respect people, their time and perspectives. We offer to help.

  • ENJOY THE RIDE

    We celebrate milestones, give recognition and strive to create a fun, positive work environment where all can thrive.

 

Our Culture

At P.B. Bell, our team members are our most valuable asset. We show it by providing a comprehensive benefits package, a variety of bonus and recognition programs, and on-going training.

  • GET CREATIVE

    We identify goals and think of multiple solutions. We’re willing to learn and try new things.

  • ACT WITH INTEGRITY

    We speak open and honestly. We do what is right instead of what is easy.

  • BE ACCOUNTABLE

    We make decisions and do what we’ve agreed to do. We let go of excuses and communicate early and often.

  • SHOW YOU CARE

    We’re present, listen actively, respect people, their time and perspectives. We offer to help.

  • ENJOY THE RIDE

    We celebrate milestones, give recognition and strive to create a fun, positive work environment where all can thrive.

 
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P.B. Bell Gives Back

As a multifamily housing developer and management company, it’s important for our team at P.B. Bell to support the residents and members of our communities at large. From onsite clothing and food drives to community clean-up efforts and charitable donations, we pledge to make our communities a better place for everyone.

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P.B. Bell Gives Back

As a multifamily housing developer and management company, it’s important for our team at P.B. Bell to support the residents and members of our communities at large. From onsite clothing and food drives to community clean-up efforts and charitable donations, we pledge to make our communities a better place for everyone.

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Company Milestones
 
  • Philip Bell establishes P.B. Bell and purchases his first multifamily property, Imperial Manor.

    Philip Bell establishes P.B. Bell and purchases his first multifamily property, Imperial Manor.
  • P.B. Bell completes first development, The Greens Apartments.

    P.B. Bell completes first development, The Greens Apartments.
  • P.B. Bell is the first in Phoenix to purchase on-site computers.

    P.B. Bell is the first in Phoenix to purchase on-site computers.
  • P.B. Bell acquires Crown West Realty, a seventeen-community portfolio.

    P.B. Bell acquires Crown West Realty, a seventeen-community portfolio.
  • R. Chapin Bell joins P.B. Bell.

    R. Chapin Bell joins P.B. Bell.
  • P.B. Bell wins inaugural Arizona Multihousing Association Tribute Award for the best-renovated community, Arborwood Apartments.

    P.B. Bell wins inaugural Arizona Multihousing Association Tribute Award for the best-renovated community, Arborwood Apartments.
  • P.B. Bell Acquires Fifteen-Property Management Company

    P.B. Bell Acquires Fifteen-Property Management Company
  • Awarded the National Apartment Association PARAGON Development Award for best luxury garden apartment community, High Desert Village Apartments.

    Awarded the National Apartment Association PARAGON Development Award for best luxury garden apartment community, High Desert Village Apartments.
  • P.B. Bell develops the first mid-rise community, Providence on Central.

    P.B. Bell develops the first mid-rise community, Providence on Central.
  • Philip Bell receives Arizona Multifamily Association’s Life Achievement Award.

    Philip Bell receives Arizona Multifamily Association’s Life Achievement Award.
  • P.B. Bell acquires seven-property portfolio for $168 million.

    P.B. Bell acquires seven-property portfolio for $168 million.
  • P.B. Bell grows to 300+ employees. First company to roll out GROW Learning Management System, an online learning platform.

    P.B. Bell grows to 300+ employees. First company to roll out GROW Learning Management System, an online learning platform.
  • Velaire at Aspera staff ranked #1 in the nation for customer service by J Turner Research.

    Velaire at Aspera staff ranked #1 in the nation for customer service by J Turner Research.
  • Awarded 20th Arizona Multi-housing Association Tribute Award for best community design, Velaire at Aspera.

    Awarded 20th Arizona Multi-housing Association Tribute Award for best community design, Velaire at Aspera.
  • P.B. Bell breaks ground on 30th development property.

    P.B. Bell breaks ground on 30th development property.
  • P.B. Bell ranked in top 5 for multifamily management companies for the 6th consecutive year by Ranking Arizona

    P.B. Bell ranked in top 5 for multifamily management companies for the 6th consecutive year by Ranking Arizona
  • Philip Bell retires. R. Chapin Bell named Chief Executive Officer.

    Philip Bell retires. R. Chapin Bell named Chief Executive Officer.