AC Best of NAIOP

4/4/17 - Andrew Cheney recognized at 2016 Best of NAIOP Arizona

Andrew Cheney was recognized as Principal Member of the Year at the 2016 Best of NAIOP Arizona. Click here to read more.

2016 Transaction Award Winners

3/27/17 - Largest Dollar Volume Member-to-Member Transaction

SIOR recognized Andrew Cheney and Craig Coppola in their sale of a 237,251 SF space for $72.5 million. This sale was ranked by SIOR as the largest dollar volume member to member transaction for an alternative asset in 2016. Click here to read more.


3/1/17 - Coppola-Cheney relocate CMOC to Midtown Phoenix

Commercial Executive Magazine spotlighted the Coppola-Cheney Group’s 16,299 SF transaction in Central Phoenix. Click here to read more.

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2/13/17 - NAIOP Arizona Chapter recognized for communications program

Andrew Cheney represented NAIOP Arizona Chapter in Washington D.C. last week where they were recognized for their communications program for 2016. Click here to read more.

From Field to Boardroom

1/27/17 - From Field to Boardroom

NAIOP recognized Craig and Andrew as two former professional athletes who transitioned to successful real estate careers in The DL newsletter feature “From Field to Boardroom.” Click here to read more.

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1/15/17 - Phoenix in Top 5 Market for Net Absorption

Phoenix was a top 5 market in the country for net absorption in 2016. Coppola-Cheney is proud to live and work in this great state. Click here to read more.

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1/13/17 - Coppola-Cheney Group recognized in CCIM Biggest Deals

Craig, Andrew, and Gregg were featured in CCIM Magazine’s Deal Maker Column for their $32.5 million lease of The Pinnacle in Kierland III. Click here to read more.



12/30/16 - Craig Coppola recognized as 2016 Broker of the Year

Craig was recently recognized as Broker of the Year. Here’s a great interview with Craig from Commercial Executive Magazine. Click here to read more.


12/15/16 - SkySong 4 Opens to the Public

Coppola-Cheney is excited for the opening of SkySong 4, the fourth commercial office building at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. C2 is handling all leasing for the entire project. Click here to read more.


10/10/16 - Steak and real estate cook up $73 million deal

Coppola-Cheney helped facilitate the sale of Scottsdale Seville and La Mirada Shopping Center in Scottsdale. Click here to read more.


8/26/16 - Lee & Associates Celebrates 25 Years

Lee & Associates is celebrating 25 years in Phoenix, and C2 is proud to have been here from the start. Here’s to many more years serving this incredible community. Click here to read more.

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7/20/16 - Plaza Companies selected to build Peoria Innovation Campus

Here’s a great article about one of our leasing projects, Plaza Companies’ Peoria Innovation Campus, and their journey to becoming a hub for innovation and technology. Click here to read more.

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6/20/16 - Arizona is Hot and That is Not a Weather Report

Andrew was featured in GlobeSt.com for his achievement of the CRE designation. He also offers his two cents on what’s happening in the real estate market right now. Click here to read more.

The CRE 2016-2017 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate - Counselors of Real Estate

6/14/16 - The CRE 2016-2017 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate

Craig and Andrew are 2 of only 20 Counselor’s (CRE’s) in Arizona. The Annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate is always highly anticipated. Here is 2016-2017′s. Enjoy. Click here to read now.

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6/13/16 - Looking down on Matterhorn a highlight of Mt. Blanc climb

Andrew wrote about his trip hiking Mt Blanc in the Alps for the Arizona Republic. Click here to read the full article.


6/13/16 - Lee and Associates ranked #2 in CPE-MHN’s 2016 top brokerage firms

Commercial Property Executive ranks our firm, Lee & Associates, number two this year.  Congrats to the more than 800 brokers across North America who helped create the company we are today. Click here to read the full article.

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6/10/16 - Andrew Cheney achieves CRE designation

Andrew was recently honored in the Phoenix Business Journal for achieving CRE designation. Click here to read the full article.

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5/23/16 - Renters paying $1,200 more annually for Phoenix area apartments

Craig was quoted in the Phoenix Business Journal about the rise of rents and the fall of home ownership in the US. Click here to read the full article.

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4/22/16 - Chandler Airport Center Prime Parcel Sold

Craig, Andrew, and Gregg represented The Southeast Regional Association of REALTORS (SEVRAR), the largest realty association in Arizona, in the purchase of their new office headquarters in Chandler. Click here to read the full article.

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4/15/16 - SIOR’s Top 100 Office Transactions

Coppola-Cheney had three transactions listed in SIOR’s Top 100 Office Transactions of 2015. Click here to view the full list.

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4/9/16 - All things considered…you are your brand

Craig shares his unique brand and marketing strategies in SIOR’s 75th Anniversary report. Click here to read the full article.

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4/4/16 - If I knew then…

Craig shares a career mistake that shaped his business philosophy in Crain’s Phoenix ongoing series, “If I Knew Then.” Click here to read the full article.

SIOR Top 10 Office Sale Transactions

4/16 - SIOR Top 10 Office Sale Transactions

Coppola-Cheney’s deal at Camelback Square came in on SIOR’s Top 10 Office Transactions of 2015 at number 7. Click here to view the full list.

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3/29/16 - Valley infill development gets creative

Andrew weighs in on parking ratios in the Valley, in this look at the future of office and retail experiences. Click here to read the full article.

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2/11/16 - NAIOP Arizona named large Chapter of the Year

NAIOP Arizona won the 2015 Chapter of the Year award at the organization’s annual gala in Washington DC. Andrew Cheney, NAIOP Arizona’s current Secretary, helped accept the award on behalf of the chapter. Click here to read the full article.

Hoskin-Ryan signs long-term Phoenix lease _ AZ Big Media

2/2/16 - Hoskin-Ryan Signs Long Term Phoenix Lease

The Coppola-Cheney Group has represented Mark IV Capital, owner of 5050 N. 40th Street, for over 6 years. They successfully signed Hoskin-Ryan to a long-term lease for over 12,000 SF on the first floor. Click here to read the full article.

AC Interview - The Giant Gazette

12/20/2015 - Client Question and Answer

One of our long time clients, Small Giants, interviewed Andrew Cheney in their company newsletter. Click here to read the full article.

Phoenix Is its Own Worst Critic - Daily News Article - GlobeSt

12/7/2015 - Phoenix is its Own Worst Critic

Andrew was quoted in GlobeSt.com’s article commenting on the status of the Phoenix economy. Click here to read the full article.

NAIOP-AZ-Board Members

12/2/2015 - NAIOP AZ Names 2016 Chair and Board

Andrew Cheney is named Secretary of the Board of NAIOP Arizona. This will be Andrew’s 4th year serving on the NAIOP AZ Board. Click here to read the full article.


12/2015 - Coppola Receives The William J. Lee Lifetime Achievement Award

Craig received the company’s highest honor, The William J. Lee Lifetime Achievement Award, for 2015. The award was presented by CEO Jeffrey Rinkov and company Founder Bill Lee at the Lee Broker Summit at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas in October. Click here to read the full article from AZ Big Media.

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11/2015 - CCIM Biggest Deals

Craig and Andrew were quoted in CCIM’s end of the year “Big Deals” article for their sale of Desert Ridge Corporate Center I&II ($58.4 million). This was the fourth biggest deal closed by a CCIM member in 2015. Click here to read the entire article.

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10/2015 - Broker of the Month

Craig was named Commercial Executive Magazine’s Broker of the Month in October. In this article, learn a little more about Craig by exploring where he finds his motivation and his drive to achieve. Click here to read the entire article.

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10/2015 - Adaptive Reuse

Andrew comments on the trend of adaptive reuse, or re-purposing old buildings for new office space, in this article from NAIOP. Click here to read the entire article.

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10/2015 - Leading Legacies

Craig was featured as a Leading Legacy in NAIOP’s article about the growth and development of NAIOP Arizona. As a former chairman of NAIOP Arizona, Craig’s contributions are highlighted. Click here to read the entire article.

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10/2015 - Will to Win

In this article from NAIOP about the evolution of NAIOP Arizona, Craig is quoted discussing the obstacles the chapter has faced and the ways the organization has overcome these challenges. Click here to read the entire article.


9/21/2015 - SkySong

Craig and Andrew have been the lead brokers on the Skysong Project helping lease the three current buildings to 97 percent occupancy. Construction of a fourth building is now underway. Click here to read the entire article.

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9/4/2015 - Piedmont Transaction

Craig and Andrew brokered a deal for Piedmont Operating Partnership L.P. Click here to read the entire article.

Top Tier Tenants Bring Desert Ridge Corporate Center to 95 Occupancy 9.2.15

9/2/2015 - Desert Ridge Corporate Center

Commercial Executive details Craig, Andrew, and Greg’s sale of two office leases at Desert Ridge Corporate Center I and II. Click here to read the entire article.

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7/25/2015 - Office Commercial Update

Andrew penned an Office Commercial Update for the Commercial Corner of Arizona School of Real Estate and Business. In it, he details the slow yet continuous rise of Phoenix’s metro office market, covering vacancy percentages, net absorptions, and other key indicators of the market’s health. Click here to read entire article.

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7/2015 - Deal Makers

Andrew and Craig were featured in CCIM’s Deal Makers section for representing Piedmont Office Realty in their office space lease. Click here to read the entire article.

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List _ GOBankingRates_Page_1

5/26/15 - The Real Book of Real Estate

Robert Kiyosaki’s book, The Real Book of Real Estate, came in at #11 of Huffington Post’s 25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List. Craig wrote 2 chapters in this book. Click here for more details on The Real Book of Real Estate. Click here to read entire article. Click here to read the entire article.

CCIM Magazine_May-June 2015_ Biggest Deal Papago

5/15/15 - Deal Makers

Craig and Andrew were featured in CCIM’s Deal Makers section for representing Phoenix Investors in their office space lease. Click here to read the entire article.

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5/2015 - The Fantastic Life

Craig, an alumni of ASU’s MBA program, announced the release of his third book in ASU magazine. Click here to read entire article.

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4/10/15 - Bifurcation

Craig discusses the differences between Class A, B, and C office buildings, the two types of buyers, and the split between the global providers of real estate and the independents in this article on GlobeSt.com. Click here to read the entire article.

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4/1/15 - #flashbackfriday

This article in the Institute of Real Estate Management blog picks up an article Craig shared in his weekly LIFEies, titled “What I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self” and comments on the advice it gives. Click here to read the entire article.

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4/2/15 - SIOR

This edition of the SIOR publication highlights one of Craig and Andrew’s transactions in Tempe. Click here to read the entire article.

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3/18/15 - CCIM

CCIM recognized Andrew Cheney for receiving his CCIM transaction after a rigorous qualification process. Click here to read the entire article.

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2/25/2015 – 2015 Top 25

Lipsey Company presented 2015 Top 25, a Commercial Real Estate Brand Survey and gave a shout out to The Coppola-Cheney Group as a leading brokerage team in Arizona. Click here to read the entire article.

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2/3/2015 – Papago Arroyo

AZ Big Media wrote an article about the sale of Papago Arroyo, a transaction in which Andrew and Craig represented the seller, Greenwood & McKenzie. Click here to read the entire article.

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1/18/2015 – 2015 Outlook

Andrew offers commentary about notable achievements in the market office sector’s net absorption in 2014. Click here to read the entire article.

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1/2015 - What are LIFEies?

This article in The Moon Valley Tattler features Craig’s weekly narratives LIFEies, describing what they are, highlighting his book The Fantastic Life, and even offering a sample LIFEies from Craig’s blog. Click here to read the entire article.

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1/2015 - AZ Business Leaders

Craig was briefly featured in AZ Business Leaders, with a short bio and fun fact. Click here to read the entire article.

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9/2014 - Focus On Developing Talent

This article in InBusiness Magazine discusses Craig’s method of hiring based on unique abilities. Craig describes how to put together an efficient team to achieve success. Click here to read the entire article.

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9/2014 – ASU Magazine

ASU Magazine announced the publication of Craig’s second book, How to Win in Commercial Real Estate Investing. Click here to read the entire article.

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7/2014 – Chandler Forum

The Coppola-Cheney Group leases 50,000 SF at Chandler Forum. Click here to read entire article.

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7/2014 - Think Big

Andrew is quoted discussing post-recession growth in an article that appears in Commercial Investment Real Estate, the publication of CCIM. Click here to read the entire article.

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7/2014 - Spec Office

Andrew comments on the return of speculative office space to the market. Click here to read the entire article.

California Casualty Renews 6-Year Lease - Daily News Article - GlobeSt

4/2014 - California Casualty Renewal

GlobeSt.com reports on the California Casualty lease renewal that was negotiated by Craig and Andrew. Click here to read the entire article.

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2/2014 - Market Improvements

Andrew comments on the metro Phoenix market’s gradual comeback, looking at local trends in job growth and absorption. Click here to read the entire article.

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1/2014 - Impact Players

Craig was featured as an Impact Player in AZ Business Leaders 2013-2014. Click here to read the entire article.


2013 – 40 under 40

Andrew earned the ‘40 under 40’ award for Phoenix Business Journals top professionals under the age of 40 in 2013. Click here to read the entire article.