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
President Of Controversial Scottsdale Police Association Announces Resignation April 16, 2015
Banner Health's New Headquarters May Give Boost To Midtown Phoenix April 14, 2015
Medical Board Making Progress, But There Is More Work To Do April 07, 2015
APS Becomes Latest Arizona Utility To Consider Raising Solar Fees April 02, 2015
SkyMall In-Flight Catalog May Be Revived By New Owner April 01, 2015
New Ruling To Allow 'Equity Crowdfunding' In US March 27, 2015
New Law Makes It Harder For Arizona Homeowners To Take Builders To Court March 26, 2015
Metro Phoenix Ranks Second For Underwater Homes March 20, 2015
Home Mortgages May Climb This Year With Fed Move March 18, 2015
Macerich Rejects $22B Mall Takeover Bid, Adopts 'Poison Pill' Defense March 17, 2015
Crowdfunding Bill Moving Swiftly Through Arizona Legislature March 16, 2015
Ex-Macy's At Mesa Fiesta Mall To Become Corporate Offices March 12, 2015
Macerich's Rival Ups Ante In $22 Billion Mall Takeover Offer March 11, 2015
PetSmart Buyout Deal Complete, New CEO Appointed March 11, 2015
PetSmart Shareholders Approve $8.7 Billion Buyout March 06, 2015
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