Commercial Executive Magazine: P.B. Bell Promotes Three Long-Time Employees to Director Positions

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P.B. Bell Promotes Heather Garcia, Alberto Castanos and Amy Campbell to director roles.    Heather Garcia is now the Human Resources Director, focusing on executing the full scope of human resources activities. Garcia’s efforts will be around development and training, policy and procedures, benefits and compensation, and employee relations with an emphasis in positively impacting organizational culture and growth. Alberto …

Scottsdale Independent: Longtime P.B. Bell employees maintain 25-year friendship

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Scottsdale-based P.B. Bell, which remains family owned for more than 40 years, has announced that two of its employees have more than 25 years each with the company.   P.B. Bell — specializing in development, acquisition and management of apartment communities — not only is noted for creating “exceptional living environments,” but exceptional work environments conducive to loyal, long-time employees, …

Glendale Independent: Long-time employees foster 25-year friendship

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For many loyal, long-time employees, jobs can become a dreaded chore with the days dragging by until each glorious yet fleeting weekend. However, for two Valley residents, each with more than 25 years under their belts with the same company, this is far from the case.   Glendale resident Susan Hawthorne and fellow employee Cindy Braegelmann have been in the …

Scottsdale Progress: 2 Complexes Join Valley-Wide Drive

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Throughout all of June, two southern Scottsdale apartment communities joined 23 others throughout the Valley to collect over $3,000 worth of donations for HALO Animal Rescue in Phoenix.   “We filled up the entire HALO van with donations,” said Kristina Rauscher, spokeswoman for P.B. Bell, a southern Scottsdale-based multifamily development, management and acquisition company that owns the apartment communities and …

Phoenix Business Journal: Largest Phoenix-Area Family-Owned Businesses List

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P.B. Bell ranked No. 29 on Family-Owned Businesses List by Phoenix Business Journal.   P.B. Bell was included in Phoenix Business Journal’s Largest Phoenix-Area Family-Owned Businesses list for 2019. The Phoenix Business Journal list ranked firms by the number of local, full-time employees. Phoenix Business Journal Subscriber? See the full list here. Media Contact Sabrina Leon Serendipit Consulting 602.726.4080 Sabrina@serendipitconsulting.com

Phoenix Business Journal: Largest Phoenix-Area Commercial Real Estate Management Firms List

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P.B. Bell ranked No. 18 on Real Estate Management List by Phoenix Business Journal. P.B. Bell was included in Phoenix Business Journal’s Largest Phoenix-Area Commercial Real Estate Management Firms for 2019. The Phoenix Business Journal list ranked firms by the total square footage of commercial properties currently under management in Maricopa and Pinal counties. Phoenix Business Journal Subscriber? Read the …

SanTan Sun News: $40M Ocotillo Community Opens New Amenities

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Arista at Ocotillo, a luxury mid-rise apartment community developed by P.B. Bell and Gilbane Inc. in Chandler, recently opened its latest amenities to its residents.   “The Yard” features bocce ball, corn hole, an outdoor fireplace, fountain, gas grills, TVs and a dog park. The $40 million community is part-owned by P.B. Bell, a specialist in multifamily housing development, management …

GlobeSt.: What Are the Challenges of Increased Pet Ownership?

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With the increase in pet ownership, property managers are implementing new pet policies to effectively manage the property.   Today, allowing and accommodating pets is nearly a mandate for renters. Developers and owners are incorporating pet-friendly amenities, like dog parks and pet spas, to meet demand from renters, but the increase in pet ownership has also put more pressure on …

AZRE Online: Why employee training and retention go hand-in-hand

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Attracting and retaining quality employees and support staff is expensive for any business, so reducing turnover is vital to success. Training becomes a bridge to employee satisfaction – both in the short- and long-term.   Training new hires from day one sets the tone for a business culture that values learning, and invests in people in order to cultivate capable, …