Job Creation Archives

Cox Arizona hiring more than 150

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Cox Communications is recruiting for multiple full time sales and customer care positions as well as part time collections positions for its Phoenix locations. Additionally, Cox is hiring several bilingual sales and retention employees for the Phoenix area’s national Cox Spanish Center of Excellence. Interested candidates can apply online now at the Cox website’s Careers… Read More →

Glendale supports tribe’s casino plan

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The Glendale City Council has approved a resolution to support the Tohono O’Odham Nation’s proposal to build a casino near the city’s sports and entertainment district. The council voted 4-3 Tuesday to back the plan that the tribe projects will have a $300 million annual economic impact. The Tohono O’Odham has been pushing a proposal… Read More →

DOI decision keeps Glendale casino plan alive

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The Tohono O’odham Nation says the U.S. Department of the Interior has reaffirmed its decision that the tribe’s property lies within unincorporated Maricopa County. Tribal officials say that’s a key requirement for taking the land into trust. They still hope to build a massive resort and casino on the edge of Glendale and have been… Read More →

Goodwill holds job fair in Tempe

Report Show Private Sector Shed 23,000 Jobs In March

Goodwill of Central Arizona is holding a job fair on Thursday, June 5 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 4400 S. Rural Road in Tempe. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. with over 40 employers and nearly 1,400 available positions. Companies such as State Farm, Banner Health, Safety Services, Mobile… Read More →

Chandler hosts virtual nursing career fair

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Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center will be holding a virtual nursing career fair to support its expansion with a 96-bed tower expected to open in the fall. Nurses will be able to “chat on-line” from home with Chandler Regional’s recruiters and directors. The virtual nursing career fair will take place Wednesday, May 21 from… Read More →

GPEC Earns Economic Development honor

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Cited as one of the Best to Invest Top U.S. Groups of 2013, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has once again made Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking for top U.S. Economic Development Groups. “This recognition is a reflection of our elected and business leaders working together to promote Greater Phoenix and Arizona as business… Read More →

McCarthy Selected as General Contractor for OdySea Aquarium

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McCarthy Building Companies was recently selected as general contractor for the OdySea Aquarium, a new Scottsdale-based attraction slated to break ground summer of 2014 and open in the fall of 2015 at Via De Ventura and the 101 in Scottsdale at the Salt River Pima-MaricopaIndian Community, adjacent to Butterfly Wonderland and the Odysea Mirror Maze.… Read More →

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Experts predict slow recovery leading to better 2015

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In the ’90s, the joke was that the state bird was a construction crane, says AAED’s Executive Director Joyce Grossman. She motions out the window of her downtown Phoenix office and says, “You look around here, and you see cranes in the air. That means jobs.” Arizona isn’t seeing the growth it did in the… Read More →

Economic development groups are bullish on Arizona

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They are our sales representatives, those intrepid souls knocking on doors in California, China, Germany and New York. They are the smiling faces standing behind CEOs, mayors and the governor when a new business arrival is announced. They are the economic development organizations of Arizona. It’s an alphabet soup of agencies, but they are working… Read More →

Construction Materials Prices Flat in March; Spikes in Key Items Leave Contractors Vulnerable as Pricing Remains Flat

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  Prices for construction materials were flat in March, as plunging diesel fuel and metals prices offset increases in items used in new housing and nonresidential building renovations, according to an analysis of new federal figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that contractors have kept the prices they… Read More →

Greater Scottsdale Airpark 2030 Report: On the Mend

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  Jim Keeley, SIOR, CCIM, founding partner of Colliers International’s Scottsdale office, released his annual Greater Scottsdale Airpark 2030 Report, which provides a current and historical perspective on economic activity, growth, and trends for the Scottsdale Airpark submarket. Keeley has tracked and reported on the Airpark since 1981, and he has published the 2010 Report… Read More →

Phoenix Office Market Strives to Regain Traction After Strong Year-End Showing

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  The Phoenix office market has been making steady gains during the past two quarters and was the last commercial real estate sector to rise from the Great Recession, according to research by Lee & Associate’s Matt DePinto. Continuation at that pace into 2013 was expected by many experts. Although the Phoenix office sector is… Read More →

Velocity Q1 2013 Retail Figures: Market Showing Marked Improvement

Velocity Retail Group – 2013 1st Quarter Retail Market Update from Velocity Retail Group on Vimeo. Velocity Retail Group’s Research Solutions Team finalized its recap for the retail market through 1Q 2013, and the news is good. We are excited to report that the market is clearly showing improvement. The good news is that for… Read More →

NAI Horizon Q1 2013 Economic Outlook: Next 3 Months Hold the Key

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  As we move into 2013, the second quarter will give great insight about how the rest of the year will unfold. With Q1 starting off slower than anticipated in terms of completed deals, the next three months will tell the story of the year as the market takes shape in Phoenix. While the market… Read More →