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About AZ Big Media

AZ Big Media has grown to cover a multitude of niche topics and industries within its various publications, and become a host for a series of publication-related events and statewide expos.

Best I Ever Had: National Burger Month Edition

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It’s National Burger Month, and AZ Big Media’s employees definitely know what’s up when it comes to the Valley’s burgers. From high-maintenance patties with quirky toppings to a good, basic burger, here’s how to eat like a champion this May. Turkey Burger, $12 True Food Kitchen It’s True Food’s answer to a non-beef burger: A… Read More →

Frank food truck delivers crooning culinary delights

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By Kaley Kurowski, Special to AZ Big Media When you think of hot dogs, the first thing that comes to mind might be a picnic or a baseball game. For Frank. food truck owner Adam Allison, his first thought was of Frank Sinatra. Frank. food truck hit the streets in October 2013 when Allison, who… Read More →

REDW forms Alliance Benefit Group Southwest

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REDW LLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, has announced the formation of Alliance Benefit Group Southwest (ABG-Southwest), a separate company for retirement plan recordkeeping and third-party administration services. The change took effect earlier this year, when all REDW team members in the group transitioned to the… Read More →

Countdown to Pot of Gold: Tribal Seeds

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Tribal Seeds, a reggae-rock band based out of Southern California who is currently on their 2015 Spring Roots Tour, is coming to perform at the Pot Of Gold Festival being held at Tempe Beach Park the weekend of March 13-15. They are scheduled to take the stage on Saturday at 3PM. Co-founder Tony-Ray, spoke with… Read More →

Countdown to Pot of Gold: Slightly Stoopid

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Slightly Stoopid, a SoCal band with several chart-topping songs is coming to perform at the Pot Of Gold Festival being held at Tempe Beach Park the weekend of March 13-15. They are scheduled to take the stage on Saturday at 8PM. Drummer, Ryan “Rymo” Moran, spoke with us about their upcoming appearance. Here is what he… Read More →

Countdown to Pot of Gold: The Dirty Heads

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The Dirty Heads, a reggae-rock band known for their feel good vibes and creative sound, whose most-recent album “Sound of Change” took over summer of 2014, is coming to perform at the Pot Of Gold Festival being held at Tempe Beach Park the weekend of March 13-15. They are scheduled to take the stage on… Read More →

AZ Big Media starts social media merger

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AZ Big Media is merging all of its social media accounts into one account for each social media platform to keep its readers better informed of the latest and most important business, real estate and lifestyle news. Currently, AA Big Media is maintaining separate Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for each of its popular magazines, including Az Business, AZRE, Az… Read More →

Remodeling group honors Contractors of the Year

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The Greater Phoenix Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (GP NARI) announced the 2014 Local CotY (Contractor of the Year)TM Winners. Behrmann Home Basics, Residential Kitchen Over $60,000 Custom Creative Marble & Granite, Residential Bath Under $30,000 & Universal Design Homework Remodels, Residential Kitchen Between $40,000 – $80,000 Tri-Lite Builders, Residential Kitchen Between… Read More →

Arizona manufacturing jobs pay above average

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February 4, 2015 by in Blogs

Full-time manufacturing jobs for non-college degree workers pay a wage premium of more than $3,700 annually over jobs in other economic sectors and have a significant positive impact on the U.S. economy, according to a new report issued today by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). In Arizona, the report shows, the average manufacturing worker makes $18.71 an… Read More →

Bagnall hires Carey Craig as analyst

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Bagnall announced that Carey Craig has been hired as an employee benefit analyst. In her new role, she will prepare claim reports, handle RFP requests, prepare renewal packages and competitive bid evaluations and work with other core team members to provide technical and benefit-related client servicing needs. Most recently, Carey has exceptional experience in providing exceptional… Read More →

Ipro appoints new VP of marketing

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Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Stevenson as Vice President of Marketing. Stevenson joins Ipro after eight years at LexisNexis, where she was most recently responsible for setting overall strategic priorities, evaluating acquisitions, and aligning product portfolio strategy for the litigation solutions group.… Read More →

AZ Big Media launches elite job board

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To help aid in the surging job market and provide like-minded employers and employees with a direct link to each other, AZ Big Media has launched a free job board. “We wanted to provide the best businesses in Arizona with access to the most elite, business-minded employees in Arizona,” said Mike Atkinson, president and CEO… Read More →

ALL IN hosts exclusive Super Bowl parties

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The gaming world experts at ALL IN Magazine announce their Super Bowl Weekend party line-up hosted at one of the most elite private estates in Paradise Valley. The three exclusive events takes place from Friday, January 30 to Sunday, February 1 and support ALL IN Cause. The Friday evening party features a live performance from… Read More →

Fleming’s renovates decor and menu

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Fleming’s Scottsdale, located at 6333 N. Scottsdale Rd., has renovated its property to a more modern and architecturally hip environment. To go along with the new space, it has also released a few new items on an extended happy hour menu. The location’s most unique new factor is the wood flooring in the entry way –… Read More →

Zounds takes 11,639 SF of flex office space

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January 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

The ViaWest Group announced today that Zounds has signed a lease for approximately 11,639 SF of office/engineering space in the 6825 W. Galveston street building in Chandler. The project, referred to as Galveston Tech Center, is comprised of one Class-A flex-office building totaling 74,525 SF and with the Zounds transaction and other recent activity the property is now… Read More →