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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Ryan House and Dutch Bros team up to help kids

Ryan House

It is time to Shake it for Ryan House at all Dutch Bros Phoenix-area locations from Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31. Dutch Bros will donate $1 from every Dutch Frost sold throughout the duration of the week to Ryan House. Ryan House is a local non-profit that offers world-class respite and end of… Read More →

U.S. Army veteran Deuce Mangine joins Brokers Alliance

Deuce Mangine

Brokers Alliance announced this week it has hired U.S. Army veteran Deuce Mangine as its human resources manager. Mangine will be responsible for the Fountain Hills-based financial service company’s human resources, payroll and hiring efforts. Before joining Brokers Alliance, Mangine served 20 years in the Army – more than a decade of which included HR experience.… Read More →

The Villas at Baker Park launch as $35M Phoenix infill project

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The Villas at Baker Park, a gated community of 44 new semi-custom homes, is currently under construction at the NW corner of Osborn and 40th street in East Phoenix, on what was formerly the site of Baker Nursery. Richard Felker and Rich Zacher, Principals of Empire Residential, the newly-launched community development component of The Empire… Read More →

Marines get $1M from Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

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During a special dedication ceremony in April, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation presented an unexpected $1 million gift to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The donation will help fund the final phase of the National Museum of the Marine Corps’ construction, which is scheduled to finish in 2017. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation… Read More →

APS Foundation continues focus on STEM education

APS Foundation

Fourteen nonprofit organizations located throughout Arizona and the Four Corners area will receive more than $1.2 million in STEM-supported grants, the APS Foundation announced. Supporting science, technology, engineering and math (also known as STEM) and other education programs has been the Foundation’s principal focus since 2012. “Arizona is blessed to have a number of local organizations… Read More →

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital procedure breaks ground

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As part of a nationwide clinical trial for patients with complex heart conditions, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is the first in Arizona to perform the first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures on low-risk patients. The procedures are being performed by a team of physicians and other caregivers from the hospital’s Institute for Valvular Diseases… Read More →

Plaza Companies selected to build Peoria Innovation Campus

Plaza Companies

Plaza Companies is working to help the City of Peoria become a hub for innovation and technology.  Plaza Companies has been selected to build a 17-acre Peoria Innovation Campus in the city’s P83 Entertainment District, a property at 83rd Avenue south of Bell Road, adjacent to Loop 101 and the Peoria Sports Complex.  The Peoria City Council has approved an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement… Read More →

New weight loss surgery at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus

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Abrazo Scottsdale Campus has opened its new Bariatric Wellness Institute featuring customized medical and surgical weight loss programs that focus on nutrition, exercise and behavior modification as well as minimally invasive bariatric surgery. “We are committed to helping our patients achieve weight loss success through individualized plans developed by our team of healthcare professionals including… Read More →

Alliance Bank of Arizona expands East Valley presence

Alliance Bank of Arizona

Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, the state’s largest headquartered bank and now fourth largest in Maricopa county in terms of market share, is set to break ground on a new banking office on the southeast corner of Market Street and Pecos Road in Gilbert later this month. As the go-to business banking… Read More →

UA Health Sciences study gets $11.4M grant

Cancer research

Cutting-edge research investigating the genetic basis for devastating disorders in the critically ill – acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) – will receive a major boost thanks to an $11.4 million, five-year program project grant. The prestigious program project award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has been awarded to… Read More →

Brokers Alliance, Western Asset Protection team up

Brokers Alliance

Brokers Alliance and Western Asset Protection (WAP), two of Arizona’s largest life and health insurance brokerages, announced a partnership that would expand the distribution of their respective businesses. Brokers Alliance, founded by Fountain Hills native David Racich, is one of the country’s leading life insurance and annuity distributors. It’s estimated that 40 percent of Americans don’t have any… Read More →

GPEC predicts $32B economic output from SkySong

SkySong

SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center is projected to generate more than $32 billion in economic output and more than 10,000 new jobs across the Valley over the next 30 years, according to new analysis performed by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. The analysis examines the impact of 11 SkySong buildings and a restaurant/retail component… Read More →

Az Business Magazine announces supplement partnerships

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Az Business Magazine partnered with the Arizona Technology Council, Arizona Bioindustry Association and the Arizona Society of Human Resource Managers for the upcoming September October issue. Az Business will write three supplements for each association in the next issue of the magazine, reporting on issues and trends within each association. “We are honored to partner with the Arizona Technology Council,… Read More →

Galvanize signs lease at the Monroe Building

Phoenix

Denver-based tech firm Galvanize is joining the growing family of technology entrepreneurs at The Monroe Building in downtown Phoenix. The Denver-based start-up offering training in software development and data science is bringing its educational programs to the Valley and was drawn to the creative environment at The Monroe Building. Galvanize joins other top tech businesses… Read More →

Clear Title raises $15k for Boys & Girls Clubs

Clear Title

Commercial and residential title and escrow services firm, Clear Title Agency of Arizona, raised more than $15,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley through a month-long “5-for-5” program. Clear Title donated $5 from every transaction closed during the month of June and raised outside donations to benefit the Guardians for Kids… Read More →