PHOENIX, AZ – August 19, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Clifton Gunderson, ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms, today announced it will relocate its Phoenix office. Effective January 1, 2012, Clifton Gunderson will become a new tenant at 20 East Thomas Road, Phoenix, Ariz. The new location will accommodate the expansion of Clifton Gunderson’s Phoenix practice office.
“Our decision to relocate our office is in direct response to our growing presence in the Phoenix business community,” said Rick Goldenson, managing partner of the firm’s Southwest practice, which includes offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and Austin, Texas. “20 E. Thomas will accommodate our expanding personnel and firm resource needs and is convenient and central to our employees and clients. Our commitment to the Phoenix community is further evidenced by this move and we look forward to continuing to provide our expertise to support the ever growing needs of our clients.”
The firm will relocate its employees to the 23rd and 24th floors of 20 East Thomas. The building is owned and managed by LBA Realty, LLC.
Clifton Gunderson has been serving the Phoenix community since 1974. During its 37 year history, the office has grown to 95 professionals. Clifton Gunderson provides a wide range of assurance, tax, financial planning and consulting solutions to clients in a variety of industries. The firm has a strong national presence serving clients in 47 offices across the country with a staff of more than 1,800 professionals.
Clifton Gunderson engaged with Dominic Perry and Julie Johnson from GPE Commercial Advisors as their tenant representatives for 20 East Thomas.
“GPE approached this engagement similarly to how we work with our clients – by listening to and understanding the client needs,” said Goldenson. “They kept us apprised of the process and were very attentive to the details from start to finish. Ultimately, GPE found us new office space that met and exceeded our expectations.”
About Clifton Gunderson
Clifton Gunderson, ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms and the largest U.S. member firm of HLB International, provides a wide range of assurance, tax and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. Founded in 1960, Clifton Gunderson has a staff of more than 1,800 professionals serving clients from 47 offices across the country. Clifton Gunderson, and the separate and independent member firms of HLB International, provides personal and high quality service to clients in over 100 countries through the HLB International “Global Care” approach. For more information about Clifton Gunderson, visit www.cliftoncpa.com.
About GPE Companies
Founded in 1973, GPE Commercial Advisors and GPE Management Services are the premier providers of award-winning commercial real estate sales, leasing, property management and consulting solutions for business, office, medical, dental, retail and industrial properties in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. 2011 Ranking Arizona ranks GPE Commercial Advisors as the Valley’s #1 commercial real estate company and GPE Management Services among the top ten property management companies. GPE has also been named a Top Leasing Firm by CoStar Power Broker Awards, and one of the Valley’s “Best Places to Work” by Phoenix Business Journal.
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Sada Kempf, Senior PR Associate