The Plaza Companies


“Thank you for your continued support, interest, engagement and confidence in the ASU Foundation and ASU SkySong. The encouragement, trust and personal investment of time and energy devoted to SkySong and the SkySong community demonstrates the depth of your commitment to our shared missions and provides opportunities to build innovative partnerships that enhance entrepreneurship and developing technologies.”

Todd Hardy
Associate Vice President for Economic Affairs
ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development
Arizona State University

“Sharon, your leadership, community service, citizenship, ethics, values and moral character clearly exemplifies the mission statement of the Boy Scouts of America. We could not have done a better job in choosing you as our 2008 Honoree. It is a great honor to call you a partner, but more so to call you a friend.”

Roger Stevenson
Cotton Norton Stevenson

“Plaza Companies and Scott Rubin were game changers in getting the SkySong project running smoothly so that its spirit of collaboration and innovation could thrive. It was an important turning point for the project when Scott and his team came in to provide property management services, and since then SkySong has become one of the most successful development projects in Arizona. Plaza has been great to work with and would be a tremendous asset and partner for any organization.”

Julia Rosen
Associate VP for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
ASU Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED)

“Sharon’s vision of medical office building development is one focused on marketing needs of local communities coupled with an intense understanding of the physician practice environment. Sharon Harper is part of the fabric of the community and has created, through her involvement in numerous philanthropic and non-profit activities, an excellent reputation for herself and Plaza Companies. I have personally worked with Mrs. Harper in numerous community situations and find her to be an individual of high integrity, honesty, focused and capable.”

“Any organization that is considering working with Plaza Companies would find it to be a positive experience and one worth of consideration. Her firm’s focus is on the critical relationship between the goals of the local hospital and the business requirements of the physicians. The company’s expertise is finding and focusing on solutions at that very important intersection. Her firm’s intimate understanding of the business goals of all parties and the ability to come up with creative solutions in developing lease arrangements, coupled with effective financing, is a hallmark of the company’s success. Sharon has been a leader for decades in the development of facilities that advance the availability of physician services and hospital out-patient services in order to meet the needs of the public.”

Peter Fine
President and CEO
Banner Health Systems

“Plaza Companies has led some of the most complex and significant projects in Scottsdale, with Vi at Silverstone and SkySong, the ASU Innovation Center. These projects anchor the City from both the north and the south. The City of Scottsdale prides itself in superb design review and complex zoning oversight. Plaza Companies has excelled with both in their endeavors in the City of Scottsdale and they are highly regarded for their professional and collaborative work with City leadership to develop some of the finest projects in our community.”

Jim Lane
City of Scottsdale

“The Valley is fortunate to have Sharon as a leader and champion. She has an unwavering personal desire and commitment to make Arizona a robust and dynamic state, where science and technology-based companies can thrive. Sharon has been instrumental in building the region’s health-care competencies and developing the strategy to increase foreign direct investment.”

Barry Broome
President and CEO
Greater Phoenix Economic Council

“As the property manager of SkySong, Plaza Companies serves an integral role in managing SkySong’s new facilities, developing positive relationships with tenants, communicating on a proactive basis with Ownership and relating with the local community and government entities. Plaza Companies has the knowledge, experience and staff to operate and manage properties in a first class manner.”

Todd A. Olson
Asset Manager
USAA Real Estate Company

“Plaza Companies is clearly a leader in the medical office and senior living business throughout Arizona. I have had the opportunity to work closely with Sharon Harper and Plaza Companies for many years and I respect the abilities, expertise and accountability that is synonymous with Plaza Companies.”

Linda Hunt
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

“I have had the privilege and pleasure of knowing and working with Sharon Harper for many years. Her excellent leadership has placed Plaza Companies at the top of the pack with respect to medical office building development, property acquisition and leasing and management services.”

Reginald Ballantyne
Senior Corporate Officer
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.

“I am delighted to write this letter on behalf of Plaza Companies. As a healthcare executive at Scottsdale Healthcare since 1986, I am keenly aware of Plaza Companies outstanding track record particularly in the medical office and senior living markets. This organization has rightfully earned a solid reputation with physicians, contracts, architects,, seniors and the entire community. In addition to the expertise and the reputation that Plaza Companies enjoys in the medical office and senior living industries, Plaza’s connectivity and leadership throughout the community needs to mentioned as well. Sharon Harper’s involvement and leadership has impacted the region in significant ways.”

Tom Sadvary
President and CEO
Scottsdale Healthcare

“Sharon Harper serves as a model for what a corporate executive should be. She is the consummate professional – intuitive, always prepared and willing to lead through example. What I admire most about Sharon, however, is her willingness to dedicate her extensive professional skills to the betterment of our community, in ways too numerous to mention. Her mark is everywhere, due to a tireless work ethic coupled with a genuine concern for the future.”

Robert Delgado
Hensley Beverage Company

“I want to thank Dyanna for her continued support and assistance with several of the projects we have worked on and continue to work on to this day. It has been the best experience I have ever had working with a property manager. Dyanna is one of the most dependable people I have worked with as I know when I call and ask her, Dyanna will always provide me with the exact information I was looking for and that I will receive it that same day. Dyanna always goes above and beyond for her clients, which is why it has been such a great opportunity to work with her as she always tries to help wherever she can. Dyanna has been a great asset to me and I look forward to continuing to work together.”

Mark F. Tunney
Account Executive – Commercial
Cox Business

“I would like to express my appreciation to the staff of Plaza Companies. During the years that we have been here, we have had excellent service, quick response time and extremely friendly encounters. We feel fortunate to have such wonderful tenant managers and staff behind us. Thank you for all you do.”

Jeffrey M. Grant, M.D.
Allergy & Dermatology Specialists, Inc.

“Dyanna has been a pleasure to work with throughout our expansion process at Webb A. Dyanna is always on our side looking out for our best interest. She’s a visionary with impeccable taste!!”

Christine Fagundes
Manager of Clinical Operations
Cardiovascular Consultants

“I’m very pleased with my surgery center, new office, and administrative suite. NONE of this would have been possible without your commercial real estate experience, contacts, dedication to details, your ‘get it done, no matter what’ approach, and most of all your professionalism.”

Kelly H. Roy, M.D.
Phoenix Gynecology Consultants, LLC

“Two things made you superior in our interactions; putting my needs above your interests and your constant, thorough follow up!” Mike Lovell, President.”

TeamSelect Home Care

“Thank-you so much Dyanna! You have no idea how much I appreciate your help and direction! I always know I can count on you and Plaza.” Have a great day!”

Michelle J Messer
Banner Health Legal Department
Legal Administrative Assistant