Author Archives: Samantha Pouls

An unhealthy problem, Arizonans rank low in national health

According to United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Ranking Annual Report, Arizona is struggling with graduation rates, children in poverty and drug deaths. These challenges have resulted in Arizona ranking at No. 30 for overall health in the country. “I’m not shocked with our rating,” said Peter “Chip” Coffey, MAPC, LPC, NCC and director of therapy… Read More →

Gould Evans Looks back on 20 years

Gould Evans

While some people may view architecture as simply a design, Gould Evans Phoenix has proven throughout the past 20 years that it is dedicated to taking on projects that have community impact. As Gould Evans approaches its 20th anniversary in Phoenix, Principal and Board Chair Trudi Hummel says, the company continues to evolve. “In 1996,… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix businesses benefit from pedestrian traffic

Downtown Phoenix

Ten years ago, downtown Phoenix was a ghost town. Fast forward to 2016, and the area is ripe with local businesses, apartment complexes and art studios. The rise of local entities has created the question of how to attract people to each store. In order to attract pedestrians to the many local spots throughout the… Read More →

How to sell your home before the summer

by in Home & Design

Flowers blossom in the spring and, according to a recent study, so do real estate sales. “The second quarter is our busiest time. March shows the biggest reduction in price because people know that we’re heading into the second quarter of the market and they need to become more realistic,” said Sammy Glassman a realtor… Read More →

Valley infill development gets creative

by in AZRE Magazine

With the real estate market taking a positive turn in investments, buyers and sellers are beginning to think about creating long-term office locations. While the future of the dynamic market is undetermined, tenants know they want to create work-play environments rather than a block of concrete buildings. “Capital is definitely flowing into Phoenix,” says Jami… Read More →

The 2016 guide to Easter brunch and deals

Easter Events

Easter is this Sunday, which means there are lots of eggs to hunt, and plenty of brunch deals. We’ve compiled some of the best brunch deals going on across the valley and the state for those who are looking to eat out this holiday. One thousand eggs to be found at the Chaparral Suites  The… Read More →

Commercial Real Estate Tech Trends

Technology has been integrated throughout the real estate spectrum for some time. It may come as little surprise then, to learn that property managers in Phoenix are utilizing the very latest and lasting trends in technology-managment enhancement systems. “The property management job has become much more technical,” says Sue Cannon, LEED green associate and senior… Read More →

Famous movies shot in Arizona

Famous movies
by in Experience AZ Magazine

The time has come to roll out the legendary red carpet for the 88th annual Academy Awards. The highly anticipated award show will air this Sunday on ABC at 6:30 p.m. The red carpet fashion frenzy will begin at 5 p.m. While the nominated films like The Big Short, and Mad Max: Fury Road were… Read More →

Phoenix tech firm hopes to curb cyberbullying

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

While technology has opened many doors, it also opened the door to the epidemic of cyberbullying. RAADR gives parents a means to monitor their child’s social media accounts and prevent them from the harm of cyberbullying. “[Bullying] happens daily and on all campuses,” said Jacob DiMartino founder and CEO of RAADR. “It’s gotten to the place where… Read More →

Arizona Cocktail Week kicks off

by in Experience AZ Magazine

The fifth annual Arizona Cocktail Week (AZCW) is in town from Feb. 13 to Feb. 21, and this year promises to bring more booze, fun and a little bit of education. AZCW is making the event easier to navigate this year with the SmartPhone application, Arizona Cocktail Week. By downloading the application, event goers will… Read More →