AZ Business Magazine Archives

Earnhardt Lexus dealership opens Oct. 30 on Camelback

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Earnhardt Auto Centers is planning to open its new Earnhardt Lexus dealership at 800 E. Camelback Rd. on October 30. Bull Earnhardt, owner and operator of Earnhardt Lexus, thinks the more centralized Phoenix location for Earnhardt Lexus will help the company serve its entire Lexus owner base in the Valley. “It’s an area of redevelopment,” Bull says.… Read More →

Ed Robson donates $8 million to hockey arena project

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Ed Robson, founder and chairman of Robson Resort Communities in Arizona and Texas, has donated $8 million to his alma mater, Colorado College. The money will go toward a modern on-campus practice facility for the college’s hockey team. Robson played hockey while a student at Colorado College in the 1950s. The Edward J. Robson Arena… Read More →

SRP will begin 1st biomass test burn at CGS on Wednesday

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Salt River Project this week will begin a three-week test burn of more than 3,900 tons – or about 300 acres – of forest debris biomass at its Coronado Generating Station (CGS). The test is planned as part of the continued stewardship of Arizona’s water and power resources by evaluating the viability of reducing fire… Read More →

Is there a Donald Trump in your workplace?


The rise of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president has opened the discussion among many about bullying in business. Research shows that a vast majority of people (72 percent) regularly deals with, or are victims of, this type of bullying behavior in their workplace. Sadly, the majority of workplace-bully situations are only resolved when… Read More →

Be A Leader Foundation helps 1st-generation college students


Helping first-generation college students take steps toward college success was the focus of the Be A Leader Foundation‘s eighth annual college resource fair at Civic Space Park. “We try to connect students with as many resources as possible so they can build their leadership capacity,” said Soilo Felix, vice president of College Going initiatives and… Read More →

Goldberg & Osborne offers free consumer guides

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

Goldberg & Osborne, the state’s largest law firm in Arizona devoted exclusively to the practice of personal injury law, can now add “Consumer Advocates” to its role in helping people. The firm has announced the launch of its Consumer Guides library – a collection of free, online consumer guides to help individuals overcome many challenging… Read More →

Arizona Realtors host annual Ask a Realtor Hotline feverpitched

The Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) will hold its annual free Ask A REALTOR® Hotline on October 25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As top industry experts, Arizona REALTORS® are uniquely equipped to address consumer questions and direct callers to additional resources as appropriate. “This is just another way Arizona REALTORS® are committed to helping… Read More →

Arizona voters still split on Prop 205 to legalize marijuana

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About half of Arizona voters still support Proposition 205, the ballot measure to relax legal restrictions on recreational marijuana use, but the percentage of those opposed increased by two percentage points in recent weeks, according to the most recent Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll. The poll of registered Arizona voters taken Oct. 10-15 showed the percentage… Read More →

Is Phoenix’s Urban Heat Island becoming a hazard?

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix’s continuous temperature rise over the past several years has become a major environmental issue for the greater metropolitan area. When pavement and cement structures are in high temperature areas they absorb and maintain heat, which becomes known as an urban heat island (UHI). It is a man-made problem and can impact the overall climate… Read More →

Tips for Phoenix-bound Canadian Snowbirds


RBC Bank, the market leader in cross-border banking and real estate financing for Canadian Snowbirds visiting or staying longer-term in the United States, is welcoming Canadians back to Phoenix and other popular U.S. destinations for another season of golf, warm weather and relaxation. However, because the Canadian dollar (CAD) experienced a 16 percent decline against… Read More →

New rules would hold teachers’ colleges accountable

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For years, the U.S. Department of Education has rated teachers’ success based on how well their students performed on tests. Now, it wants to take a step back and evaluate how teachers are taught to teach. The department on Wednesday released new regulations aimed at assessing education colleges and programs that prepare teachers for their… Read More →

Scottsdale Charros raise more than $305K for local groups

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Scottsdale Charros, a nonprofit volunteer group of business and civic leaders, raised $305,000 that will be used to fund local youth programs, educational scholarships and charities. The Charros’ main focus is building the community by supporting youth sports, education and charitable causes. Thirty-five organizations were selected to receive donations. Nearly half of the money raised… Read More →

Movement to end puppy mills in Valley hits roadblock


The national movement to end puppy mills has come to a halt in Tempe after the recent passage of an Arizona bill that restricts cities from limiting the sourcing of pet stores to just rescue animals. Tempe and Phoenix passed ordinances in the spring in an effort to stop the puppy mill problem which said… Read More →

How much can crying during job reviews impact career?


Men who cry during a negative performance review at work are more likely to receive lower performance evaluations, decreased assessments of leadership ability and more negative written recommendations, according to a new study by researchers with the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The study, entitled “Boys, Don’t Cry: Gender and Reactions to Negative… Read More →