AZ Business Magazine Archives

Phoenix Sky Harbor debuts modernized Terminal 3


Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport just became friendlier and more efficient.  On December 5, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and members of the Phoenix City Council rolled back temporary construction walls to officially open the first phase of the newly modernized Terminal 3.  The updated terminal offers spectacular views, an abundance of natural lighting and a more efficient… Read More →

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital helps Child Crisis Arizona


Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is partnering with Child Crisis Arizona to collect donations of clothing, hygiene products and toys to help Arizona’s abused  and neglected children have a better holiday.  “This season can be a tough time for children living at the Child Crisis Arizona who often face the holidays without parents, siblings or other… Read More →

Nicole Stanton appointed to James E. Rogers College of Law board

Nicole Stanton

The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been appointed to the Board of Visitors of the James E. Rogers College of Law. Members of the Board work to serve as both advisors to, and ambassadors for, the college, meeting once a year to discuss… Read More →

The do’s and don’ts of holiday office party etiquette Gennadiy Poznyakov

Every winter, business owners host formal and sometimes elaborate holiday parties. At the very least, excess celebration and etiquette mistakes can become fodder for next day stories and eventually legend for future parties. How can you navigate the office holiday party like a pro?  Sharon Schweitzer, an international business etiquette expert, author, and the founder… Read More →

Abrazo Maryvale Campus named pediatric-ready ER

Abrazo Maryvale Campus

The Abrazo Maryvale Campus has been certified as a Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AZAAP). This voluntary certification means that Abrazo Maryvale Campus, 5102 W. Campbell Ave., is ready to provide emergency care resources and capabilities for pediatric patients every day. If necessary, Abrazo Maryvale… Read More →

Sky Harbor flies high in ranking of busiest U.S. commercial airports

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport did not claim the top prize in any one category but was good enough across the board to get ranked as the best commercial airport in the nation in a recent report. The November report by travel website The Points Guy said Sky Harbor’s relatively few flight delays and cancellations,… Read More →

Charitable tax credit changes help nonprofits with year-end giving

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Earlier this year the Arizona State Legislature made changes to the Charitable Tax Credit, which can help out local nonprofits from year-end giving. Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB 1216 this spring, which increases the tax credit for qualifying foster care organizations from $200 to $400 for an individual or household, and an increase from $400… Read More →

AAED will host policy impact dinner in January; everythingpossible

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold a Policy Impact Dinner on Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix. The evening will celebrate policies, best practices and champions of economic development. The cost of the dinner is $100 for members, $125… Read More →

UA receives $1.5M to study cancer in firefighters

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Cancer is the leading cause of death among firefighters, and the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is leading to collaborative project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters. The UA program received a $1.5 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance… Read More →

Cross-border boss: Newly named CEO paves way to success

Sally Taylor

When Sally Taylor was 18, she was encouraged by her family, who were resigned to small-town life in rural Ohio, to simply elope with her boyfriend rather than consider a higher education. And while she did, indeed, elope with her high school sweetheart the summer after graduation, she knew she was destined for a life… Read More →

Capital Lending Partners acquires Hanson Capital

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Capital Lending Partners LLC, an Arizona mortgage banking company acquired Arizona-based private mortgage lender, Hanson Capital LLC in early November. Founded by Chris Hanson in 2008, Hanson Capital focuses on making short-term, hard money loans on real property located in Arizona, California, Florida, Texas and Washington. The company’s multi-million-dollar pool of dedicated capital enables it… Read More →

TGen forges alliance with City of Hope

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City of Hope, an independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center, and Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a biomedical research institute, have formed an alliance to make precision medicine a reality for patients, according to a Wednesday announcement. TGen remains an Arizona-based nonprofit with headquarters in Phoenix. As part of the agreement, TGen will join… Read More →

Local record label does something different in music industry

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Often considered the “extra band member who just deals with the business end,” 80/20 Records has represented Arizona local bands for the past eight years. The local record label does something different than most labels, which is where its namesake comes from. While most labels only give 20 to 50 percent of the earnings to the… Read More →

CenturyLink announces 1 gigabit per second broadband speeds for 22,000 businesses

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Many Small and large businesses in multi-tenant unit office buildings in Arizona now have access to fiber-ready broadband speeds up to one gigabit per second, CenturyLink Inc. announced Tuesday. Now, 22,000 Businesses within 2,500 buildings in the state now have access to multiple wide-area network connections delivered over fiber, including multiprotocol label switching virtual private network… Read More →