Author Archives: AZ Business Magazine

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.

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon expands commercial litigation practice

Fennemore Craig

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. continues to implement its growth strategy to be better positioned for the future by adding Jordan T. Leavitt as an associate to its commercial litigation department. “Jennings Strouss is growing and it is an exciting time for the firm,” states John C. Norling, Managing Attorney of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon.… Read More →

Gilbert reaccredited by International Economic Development Council

East Valley
by in Blogs

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development has once again been recognized as one of 57 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO). Originally accredited in May 2013, Gilbert, AZ was reaccredited by the IEDC following four successful years of activity,… Read More →

Target installs its largest solar rooftop installation in Phoenix

Target solar rooftop array

Target installed the retailer’s largest solar rooftop array at its Phoenix distribution center, in a partnership with Chicago-based solar installer SoCore, as part of the firm’s efforts to increase its use of solar power for its energy needs. The recently completed solar array will generate just under 3,000 megawatt hours of energy each year, providing… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs rally community for annual fundraiser

The Connect volunteer group for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) invites the public to join its eighth annual charity celebration, “The Big Event.” Taking place at 6:00p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Camelback Esplanade, the event will feature local dining, live auctions and entertainment as guests come together to raise… Read More →

Stanton: Phoenix is writing greatest chapter in its history

Water conservation

Mayor Greg Stanton today said Phoenix is “writing the greatest chapter” in the city’s history through its pivot toward an innovation economy, turnaround on sustainability, improved trade relations with Mexico and transformative investments in transit. At his sixth State of the City address, Stanton reported that the city’s investment in a more innovative economy is… Read More →

Clayton Nash Real Estate plans to hire 1,200 this year

Arizona Multihousing Association Career and Job Fair

In today’s fast-paced world of real estate, the traditional approach to buying and selling homes is outdated.  Clayton Nash Real Estate, a new real estate brokerage rooted in technology and efficiency has launched in Arizona with a company philosophy that puts both real estate agents and homebuyers ahead of the curve. The company is headquartered… Read More →

Large employers seek new paradigm in workplace policies

busy tomorrow for Meeting Planners

America’s top human resources executives are designing a workplace for the 21st century even as they take on challenges of uncertainty over federal and state policies, the “gig” economy, and the expectations of five generations of workers a report released today by HR Policy Association shows.  Representing the views of chief human resource officers of… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns 3rd Energy Star Partner of the Year

National Bank of Arizona, APS Energy Efficiency Partnership

Fulton Homes, a local home builder, has been awarded the Energy Star Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence. They are one of only nine companies in the country to win this award in their category. This makes them the only builder to win this award three times. The Energy Start Partner of the Year… Read More →

ACG names finalists for Arizona Deal of the Year

Three finalists have been announced for the award recognizing the most significant mergers and acquisitions transactions that took place in Arizona in calendar year 2016. The “Deal of the Year” is an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) to recognize a company or private equity firm for their accomplishments regarding a merger, acquisition or capital… Read More →

Tips for businesses looking to secure their first loan

5 C's of Credit

Ahead of happening April 30 – May 5, Alliance Bank of Arizona is sharing valuable tips for businesses looking to secure their first loan, which is the initial step for many entrepreneurs who realize it’s time for their business to grow and expand. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses across the country… Read More →

New solar plant will charge huge battery for SRP

energy supply - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

SRP announced a 20-year power purchase agreement for a grid-scale, integrated solar and battery project that will be located in Pinal County.  SRP will purchase all of the energy produced at the Pinal Central Energy Center, located near Coolidge, which will be constructed and owned by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. A subsidiary of… Read More →

Shea Homes opens sales gallery for Azure in Paradise Valley

Housing and transportation

Shea Homes has opened the Sales Gallery for its newest high-end development, Azure, a Shea Signature™ Community with 66 homes located within the 105-acre master-planned community known as The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley that is currently under development. Shea intends to offer five different residence plans sized at 4,000 square feet and up with multi-level options.… Read More →

Wells Fargo expands middle market banking in Southwest

bank loan

Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), the  No. 1 lender to U.S. middle market companies, announced today that it has established a new Southwest Division of its Middle Market Banking business. The new division will expand local, dedicated expertise for the bank’s Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada customers. Selected to lead the new division is Neal Crapo,… Read More →

Banner Desert Medical Center launches trauma services

Banner Desert Medical Center has received provisional designation as a State Level I Trauma Center, from the Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System, enabling the facility to provide the highest level of trauma care for patients ages 15 and older. Banner Desert expects to see more than 2,200… Read More →

CVS takes step to address chemicals of consumer concern

clinical research advantage

CVS Pharmacy, America’s leading retail pharmacy, took a major step forward in advancing its efforts to address chemicals of consumer concern by announcing the removal of parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors across nearly 600 beauty and personal care products from its store brand CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty, and Blade… Read More →