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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.

Gust Rosenfeld adds Mina Cerimagic to firm

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Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that Mina Cerimagic will join the firm on March 12, 2015.  Cerimagic concentrates her practice on litigation, specifically in the area of real estate litigation. “We are fortunate to welcome Mina to Gust Rosenfeld.  Our firm is always looking for top talent, and Mina brings an impressive resume of honors and… Read More →

D-backs reach 100,000 followers on Instagram

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The Arizona Diamondbacks’ Instagram account (@Dbacks) surpassed 100,000 followers, its biggest milestone since the creation of the account in 2012 and nearly a 100-percent increase during the last 12 months. To thank fans, the team is encouraging its Instagram followers to nominate the biggest @Dbacks fan they know for a chance to receive a follow… Read More →

UA Valley Fever Center produces treatment booklet

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The Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona has developed a reference booklet that includes all of the facts that physicians and other health-care professionals need about Valley Fever, including how to diagnose it and what to do when a new infection is discovered. While this information has existed for many years, it now… Read More →

Lisa Davis invited to Law360 Editorial Advisory Board

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Lisa E. Davis has been invited to sit on Law360’s Life Science Editorial Advisory Board. The purpose of the editorial advisory board is to give feedback on Law360’s coverage and provide expert insight on how to shape future coverage. Davis practices in… Read More →

Shea Homes announces partnership with GE

Reviving the Construction Industry

Shea Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder of new homes, announced its national partnership with GE Appliances. This partnership means Shea Homes design centers in communities across California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington will now offer a selection of GE appliances to new home buyers. “At Shea… Read More →

ASU named one of nation’s top law schools

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The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (ASU) ranks No. 26 among the nation’s leading law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of graduate schools. The college moved up five spots in one year and is now in the top 13 percent of the 198 accredited law schools evaluated… Read More →

Arizona Family Health awards $2.7M in grants

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Six Arizona health agencies providing family planning healthcare services to low-income residents at clinics in eight Arizona counties have been awarded a total of $2.7 million in Title X grants through a competitive grant process administered and managed by the Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP). The grants will provide funding for nine months beginning April… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway recognizes top sales executives

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Leaders and representatives from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties gathered at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa to recognize the company’s top sales executives for 2014. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties and its sister company, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, together comprise the third largest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. Combined, the companies… Read More →

Scottsdale Massage Envy recognized for rapid growth

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Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, has been named to the Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious” list for the second consecutive year.  This year, the brand was ranked #16 among 40 top growing brands in the country. “We’re honored to be named among the ‘Fast and Serious’ companies for the second year… Read More →

SRP earns honor for grid modernization

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It is recognition five years in the making. After years of research, development and real-world application, Salt River Project senior engineer Kyle Cormier and Joe Nowaczyk, former director of Electronic Systems, are being honored for their work, which focuses on enabling technologies to make grid modernization more reliable for SRP customers and the overall power industry… Read More →

ACA launches new Start Up Section on website

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today launched its new Start Up section at AZCommerce.com as part of its ongoing efforts to align resources, connect partners and strengthen Arizona’s vibrant innovation ecosystem supporting the state’s entrepreneurs.   The Start Up area was designed as a result of proactive engagement and strategic dialogue among leaders within Arizona’s startup community.… Read More →

Lennar re-enters Arizona active adult business

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After a 12 year hiatus, Lennar Arizona is back in the business of creating homes within an active adult community.  “The timing was right for us as a company, and certainly as a nation with the growing number of Baby Boomers who are looking for new lifestyles and homes,” said Alan Jones, Lennar Arizona president. … Read More →

Az Business Magazine March/April 2015

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Passion play Passion comes in many forms. Passion comes into play during a debate. Passion comes into play during the last mile of a marathon. Passion comes into play when you’re painting your face in preparation for a sporting event. And a different kind of passion comes into play when it’s date night for you… Read More →

CampusLogic wins Venture Madness competition

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The education and medical technology industries in Arizona were strongly represented during this year’s Venture Madness competition. The event culminated with Gilbert, Ariz.-based CampusLogic emerging victorious as the Venture Madness Champion in the final round. CampusLogic is a student financial aid self-service platform that gives students a simple, TurboTax-like way to apply for and receive… Read More →

Mountain Vista hosts colon cancer seminar

Health Screenings 101

According to Gregory Moore, a retired 65-year-old who lives in Tempe, a colonoscopy saved his life. “I was just going about my everyday routine; I had no idea that I had cancer,” said Moore. “My first colonoscopy revealed several polyps, and I was told that one of them was malignant. That’s when the fear set… Read More →