AZ Business Magazine Archives

Vixxo has plans to hire 400 in 2017

Vixxo is celebrating its one-year anniversary with more than 800 associates aligned around its mission to reinvent the facilities industry – and establishing its presence as one of Arizona’s fastest growing companies. Vixxo, a national leader in facility and asset management solutions, blazed new trails in asset management and data analytics in 2016 and is positioned… Read More →

APS customers raise concerns about potential rate hike

Tempers flared at Wednesday’s public hearing over a proposed rate hike for Arizona Public Service customers. The Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities, held the hearing in preparation for a vote in the coming months. The proposed hike would raise monthly bills by about $6 a month for a typical user. APS serves more than… Read More →

Arizona ranks as the 17th most innovative state

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

With President Donald Trump proposing the deepest budget cuts to federal research and development in history for FY 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Most & Least Innovative States. In order to give credit to the states that have contributed the most to America’s innovative success, WalletHub’s analysts compared the… Read More →

Renaissance wins Best 55+ Assisted Living Community

Renaissance, Robson Luxury Senior Housing, won the gold award for “Best 55+ Assisted Living Community of the Year” during the 2017 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Best of 55+ Housing Awards. This annual awards program honors excellence and innovation in homes offered to the 55+ market. Renaissance also received the gold award for the… Read More →

UA researchers will study airport safety

Phoenix Airport - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

Air travel has increased the potential for international transmission of infectious diseases. As increasing numbers of people travel by air, the potential risk of introduction and spread of infectious diseases by travelers is on the rise. The University of Arizona Regulatory Science Program has been awarded a contract from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,… Read More →

Tourism in Tempe generates $1 billion in business sales

Tempe

The Tempe Tourism Office released the findings from a comprehensive research project, conducted by Tourism Economics, that details the economic impact of the tourism industry in Tempe. This study, which quantifies the importance of tourism in Tempe, found that 3.7 million visitors to Tempe in 2015 spent $730.6 million in direct expenditures. When combining that… Read More →

Resolution mine official: Permitting process a barrier to business

The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs to begin mining in the U.S., a company official testified Tuesday. Nigel Steward, managing director of copper and diamonds for Rio Tinto, the multinational mining company developing the Resolution… Read More →

Hexagon Mining selects downtown Tucson for headquarters

Hexagon Mining, an information technology provider of planning, operations and safety solutions for the mining industry, today announces the relocation and expansion of its Tucson, AZ-based North American headquarters to downtown Tucson. Hexagon Mining employs 140 people in Tucson and plans to add 120 jobs over the next five years. Hexagon Mining employs 580 people worldwide and is committed… Read More →

Shea Homes buys 23-acre parcel in Ritz-Carlton PV community

Five Star Development, owner and masterplan developer of the community known as The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley, closed a deal this week with Shea Homes  who is debuting a new high-end brand called Shea Signature, for the sale of 23-acres within the 105-acre development. The sold parcel, which has always been part of the approved development plan,… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: Which Digital Marketing Platforms Deserve your Dollars?

It takes dedicated investment to an organization’s social media platforms or tools to determine what’s next and what’s not worth your time. The worst social media and marketing mistake a company can make is investing too much time, money and effort into a failing medium, while a strong presence on a thriving platform can increase… Read More →

Arizona’s largest co-working facility opens for business

Workuity

The Phoenix Biltmore area is home to another co-working facility, and it may just be Arizona’s largest co-working space. Workuity, a 18,500-square-foot Class A office space, opened in March at 24th Street and Camelback Road and will be able to hold nearly 250 people. Workuity was built on the premise that professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and other individuals should… Read More →

Arizona in Top 10 for job creation

Researchers at Arizona State University completed an analysis of the latest revised data on 2016 employment growth among states and metro areas. Arizona, in 9th place, moved into the top 10 states for job creation in 2016 for the first time since 2013. The state ranked second in financial job growth and fifth in healthcare.… Read More →

Redirect Health launches plan for Maricopa County residents

Politics

In a move that makes healthcare more accessible for Maricopa County residents who are shut out of or fed up with traditional insurance, Redirect Health launched iEverydayCARE™, a high-quality, high-value healthcare plan with 24-7 logistical support to help people navigate the system. “We have created a solution that transforms today’s flawed healthcare industry and gives… Read More →

Judges say plan to split 9th Circuit could backfire, spark court delays

9th Circuit

Judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals criticized plans to split the massive Western circuit in two, telling a House committee Thursday that doing so would cost taxpayers money while slowing down the judicial process. Backers of the plan claim that the heavy caseload in the circuit, which includes Arizona and eight other… Read More →