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Amazon Locker installed at 37 Phoenix apartments

Amazon Locker will be installed at 37 Mark-Taylor managed apartment communities in Phoenix (Photo courtesy of Mark-Taylor)

Amazon’s latest advancement in the pursuit of getting packages to consumers most efficiently is underway in the Phoenix metropolitan area, as Amazon Locker, a fully-automated package storage locker, is installed at a large number of Class-A apartment communities managed by  multifamily manager Mark-Taylor. Mark-Taylor installed the Amazon Lockers in 37 of its communities. In recent… Read More →

GPEC predicts $32B economic output from SkySong

SkySong

SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center is projected to generate more than $32 billion in economic output and more than 10,000 new jobs across the Valley over the next 30 years, according to new analysis performed by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. The analysis examines the impact of 11 SkySong buildings and a restaurant/retail component… Read More →

Galvanize signs lease at the Monroe Building

Phoenix

Denver-based tech firm Galvanize is joining the growing family of technology entrepreneurs at The Monroe Building in downtown Phoenix. The Denver-based start-up offering training in software development and data science is bringing its educational programs to the Valley and was drawn to the creative environment at The Monroe Building. Galvanize joins other top tech businesses… Read More →

Able Aerospace opens full-service maintenance center

Able Aerospace

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, completed a significant expansion with the opening of the Able Maintenance Center (AMC). The AMC grows Able’s industry presence with a full suite of rotorcraft airframe services including maintenance, inspections, airframe repair, avionics upgrades and paint. Combined with Able’s already world-leading, on-site MRO and parts solutions… Read More →

7 traits top entrepreneurs should have

Entrepreneurs

In today’s world, it seems like everyone has an idea for the next big thing. The success of ABC’s Shark Tank has spurred new shows like West Texas Investors Club, Food Fortunes and The Profit – all showcasing entrepreneurs and their 10-minute pitch to land a million-dollar deal. Yes, some ideas are less than stellar,… Read More →

STEM professionals needed to fill teaching vacancies

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Rio Salado College is looking for STEM professionals to re-career as teachers to help Arizona schools meet major shortfalls. “The need for teachers in Arizona is greater than ever,” said Kim Tobey, Rio Salado’s Director of Community Partnerships and Programs. “Arizona has a particular need for science, math, special education and kindergarten teachers, especially in… Read More →

CyrusOne completes new data hall in Chandler

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Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) has completed construction of a new data hall on its data center campus in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. The data hall added 36,000 colocation square feet (CSF) to the Chandler campus with 2 megawatts of power capacity. “Phoenix remains one of our fastest-growing markets, and with 57… Read More →

Az Business names Most Influential Women of 2016

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They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016, as selected from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. “While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we… Read More →

Avnet CEO steps down, expected Q4 earnings lowered

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Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced that William (“Bill”) J. Amelio, a member of Avnet’s Board of Directors, has been named as interim Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective immediately, as Rick Hamada steps down. Hamada will no longer be on Avnet’s board of directors either, and the technology distributor did not provide any reason for… Read More →

Arizona Transformational Leadership Program impacts execs

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Tools you can use right away; change that lasts a lifetime. This is what participants of the Arizona Transformational Leadership Program have gained. Eight executives recently completed the first cohort of the program, which included 11 days of training over a six-month period. Open to executives and senior leaders from all industries and areas, the… Read More →

Valley-based WiredUp Installation enters new markets

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WiredUp Installation, a Fountain Hills-based digital installation company, is expanding into Florida and California this year. The decision follows two installation contracts with a large-scale convenience store and donut shop chain in these coastal markets. The company will also expand existing relationships with a fitness center and small and big box retailers within both regions. “The… Read More →

Local tech company Swiftpage goes global

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Scottsdale’s Swiftpage, the maker of Act! and a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow, announced that Act! v18.1 is now available on subscription in Europe. Act! is a customer and contact manager program that helps businesses organize, and stay informed when speaking with customers. Customers now have the… Read More →

Rick Murray leaving ASBA for Scottsdale tech firm

Rick Murray, chief executive officer of the Arizona Small Business Association.

Rick Murray, the Chief Executive Office of the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) since 2012, has announced he will be leaving to take a senior level positon with Bolste, a Scottsdale-based technology company. “I have had the great honor to work with thousands of small businesses in Arizona and, hopefully, helped advance the economic development… Read More →

New Science Center chair hopes to draw more girls to STEM

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According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold fewer than 25 percent of STEM jobs. As the new chairman of the board for Arizona Science Center, Barbara Lockwood hopes to change that statistic, by inspiring young women and girls with her leadership. When asked how she plans to inspire Arizona young women and girls… Read More →