Author Archives: Allie Bell

Modern-Day Treasure Hunting, But Without The Pirates

by in Play

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment.… Read More →

Multi-Family Market: Its Recovery And What It Means

Multi-Family Market - AZRE Magazine July/August 2010
by in Economic Development

In this article, Allie Bell takes a look at the recovering multi-family market and what it means for Arizona. Finding something “hot” in today’s commercial real estate industry is difficult, but as the residential market begins to recover, so does Arizona’s multi-family sector. “The Metropolitan Phoenix multi-family market is emerging from a 12-quarter downturn, which… Read More →

Global Negotiations: New Executive Certificate Program Coming Online

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With globalization accelerating at an exponential rate, acquiring the knowledge and capability to achieve sustainable business success is paramount. It is important for executives to develop their understanding of cross-cultural negotiation tactics, and discover their power position and power approach for successful business. “Global negotiation courses and cross-cultural communication are the two main focuses for… Read More →

How To Get The Most Out Of Social Media

Social Media

“Are you taking advantage of Web 2.0?” This question has been circulating throughout the business world regarding the online world of mass collaboration and consumer-generated content. Web 2.0 is redefining public relations, marketing, communications and branding for businesses worldwide. Nielsen’s 2009 Global Faces and Networked Places report states that two-thirds of the world’s Internet population… Read More →

Marcella’s Italian Kitchen Opens At Scottsdale Fashion Square

Marcellas Italian Kitchen
by in AZ Business Magazine | Dining | Featured

Cue the strings, fire up the oven and pour a glass of fun while surrounded by friends and family. What better way to experience the comforts and flavors of Italian culture than in a boho-chic restaurant reminiscent of Mama’s kitchen? In fact, that’s where the idea for Marcella’s Italian Kitchen started. Meet Marcella Libertini, the… Read More →

Cover Story: Monster Empire


Clarity in Chaos Diving into the mind of Todd McFarlane, creator of “Spawn” and business entrepreneur   Most know Todd McFarlane for the work he did at Marvel as one of the top-selling artists for Spider-Man, or as the creator of the comic book creature “Spawn” and inventor of official sports figurines so realistic they… Read More →

Cover Story – High Octane

High Octane With two major NASCAR races and a huge impact on the region, Bryan Sperber and Phoenix International Raceway add plenty of fuel to the Arizona economy   Activity in the West Valley has hit an all time high as new hotels and mixed-use developments suddenly appear in what used to be stark dirt… Read More →