Kristena Hansen covered commercial and residential real estate for the Phoenix Business Journal for the past two years, which involved a range of topics from housing trends, publicly traded home builders and real estate investment trusts (REITs), and commercial development.

She previously worked for The Arizona Republic, covering a variety of business topics and also education.

Before graduating from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2010, Hansen completed seven internships at publications such as The Arizona Republic, Phoenix Business Journal and Los Angeles Times.

Hansen is a Seattle native but has lived in the Valley for the past 12 years. In her spare time, you can find her with her dog hiking some mountain or camping.

Title Publication Date
Shopping Mall Owner Macerich Facing Possible Takeover By Rival March 05, 2015
SolarCity Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against SRP For New Solar Rates March 03, 2015
Apple Tax Break Legislation Awaits Governor's Signature March 02, 2015
Valley Sees Sudden Surge In Homebuying Activity February 27, 2015
SRP Approves Rate Hike, Controversial Solar Fees February 26, 2015
SRP Vote On Rate Hike, Controversial Solar Fee Coming This Week February 23, 2015
Why Metro Phoenix's Housing Market Cooled Down In 2014 February 18, 2015
Apple Will Reap Tax Incentives While Creating Fewer Valley Jobs February 16, 2015
Apple Resuscitates Mesa Facility, But With Fewer Jobs February 02, 2015
What To Expect From Super Bowl Commercials On Sunday January 28, 2015
Phoenix's Iconic In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Goes Bankrupt January 23, 2015
Businesses Outside Downtown Core Excited, Unsure What To Expect From Super Bowl January 23, 2015
Lawmaker Wants Lobbyists' Compensation To Be Public Information January 20, 2015
Lawmakers Try Again To Protect LGBT Community From Workplace Discrimination January 19, 2015
Plans Die For USA Basketball Complex In Downtown Tempe January 12, 2015
What Obama's Housing Plan Could Mean For Phoenix January 08, 2015
Obamacare May Ignite Big Shift In How Businesses Pay For Health Care December 29, 2014
APS To Move Ahead With Free Rootftop Solar For 1,500 Homeowners December 22, 2014
Corporation Commission Launches Probe Into Solar Leasing Practices December 19, 2014
Greater Phoenix Economic Council Loses CEO To California December 18, 2014
Mesa Plant's Future Unknown As Court OKs Apple, GT Settlement December 16, 2014
Scottsdale Police Labor Group Defends Big Payouts To Telemarketer December 15, 2014
Apartment, Office Construction Soar In Metro Phoenix December 10, 2014
Deregulation Of For-Profit Fundraisers In Arizona May Have Been Accidental December 04, 2014
Scottsdale Police Organization Gives Telemarketer Two-Thirds Of Donations Made For Needy Kids December 03, 2014