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Arizona drywall contractor expands into Nevada

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Paul Johnson Drywall Inc. (PJD), Arizona’s largest drywall contractor, announced its expansion into Nevada in response to the growing demands of the Las Vegas market’s single-family and multifamily construction industry. With its first expansion outside of Arizona, PJD will be working with long-time customers Pulte Homes, Ryland Homes and other well-respected single-family and multifamily builders… Read More →

Super Bowl fans get ‘Grand Canyon Experience’

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The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced The Grand Canyon Experience Presented by NB|AZ, a super-sized, one-of-a-kind rock wall climbing experience for revelers who will visit Verizon Super Bowl Central in Downtown Phoenix, the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. The interactive experience, set to open January 28th,… Read More →

Chefs compete to benefit 100 Club of Arizona

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Firehouse cooks and restaurant chefs throughout the Valley are set to battle fires in the kitchens of the Allstate Appliance Scottsdale Showroom, February 7th from 6pm – 10pm, in an effort to raise funds for the 100 Club of Arizona. Located at 15250 N. Hayden Rd., the 6 Alarm Cookoff will showcase a sizzling spectacle as seasoned… Read More →

$11.5M acquisition loan for lease property

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CBRE Capital Markets has arranged an $11.5M loan in the sale of a triple-net leased retail property leased to Sports Authority. The 50,714-square-foot property sold for $15.25M. Geoffrey Harris, with CBRE’s Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance group in Phoenix, arranged the five-year loan on behalf of the buyer, a private investor based in Florida.… Read More →

Scottsdale welcomes first co-working space

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DeskHub, Scottsdale’s newest home for entrepreneurs, is celebrating its grand opening with a ribbon cutting to be attended by Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane. The event, which is expected to draw 300 of Scottsdale’s most prominent business people, officially opened the city’s first co-working space on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. at 4900 North Scottsdale… Read More →

Steep in the health benefits of tea

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Like most of your office mates, you have probably made your mid-morning trek down the hall to the break room for that second cup of coffee to perk yourself up. Day after day, you will make the trek for the hot and (hopefully) fresh cup of brewed beans. But there is an alternative. Tea offers… Read More →

How to build the next generation of innovators

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The average Millennial sends 67 text messages per day – one every 15 minutes of their waking lives. The next generation is inherently tech savvy because they have spent their whole lives around tech. It is easy to imagine that our future will be an unprecedented avalanche of innovation as these digital natives grow into… Read More →

How to play golf with a celebrity

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What: Legends of the Game Golf Classic  When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015: Private Sponsor/Celebrity/Player Cocktail Party & Auction Wednesday, January 28, 2015: Registration/Breakfast: 8:30 AM, Shotgun start: 10:30 AM; followed by awards dinner ceremony Where: Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass, 5692 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226   The Tournament: Five Man Scramble Tournament: Four amateur players… Read More →

Rare cars to expect at Concours d’Elegance

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The second-annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance kicks off the Valley of the Sun’s famous Classic Car Week on Sunday, January 11, with an array of rare and exceptional automobiles displayed on the inner lawns of the landmark Arizona Biltmore Resort. The exquisite group of 90 cars will compete for prizes in 17 classes as well as… Read More →

Rise Up Bakery opens in Gilbert

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From freshly baked bread to delectable scones, muffins and cinnamon rolls, Rise Up Bakery opened their doors to the public in December, providing a cozy, neighborhood bakery to the Gilbert community. Husband and wife, Jay and Danielle Lunt owned a successful bakery in Las Vegas for nearly 10 years, which they sold after deciding to move to… Read More →

Joyce Grossman on the power of attraction

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  Joyce Grossman became executive director of AAED in 2011. She has a B.A. from the University of California- Davis and a M.P.A. from California State University-Sacramento. Prior to joining AAED, Grossman was a deputy director with the City of Phoenix and helped attract the International Genomics Consortium/Translational Genomics Research Institute. WHAT ARE ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS… Read More →

Vanessa Hickman discusses trust land in Arizona

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December 27, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman manages the leasing, sale and highest use of roughly 9.2 million acres of Arizona State Trust land, a huge portion of which is meant for K-12 education. As the president of the Western States Land Commissioners Association, to which Phoenix is the winter conference host Jan. 4 through 8… Read More →

Green Valley, CORE Institute sign agreement

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December 22, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

Green Valley Hospital and The CORE Institute, announced it signed an orthopedic service line co-management agreement. Under the agreement, The CORE Institute will provide orthopedic physician call coverage and service line management services at Green Valley Hospital. Green Valley Hospital is a new, 50-bed, full-service general acute care hospital located south of Tucson in Green… Read More →

Phoenix tackles public transit head on

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December 19, 2014 by in Blogs

Remember what it was like to rely on Phoenix public transit last century? Not in the early part of the last hundred years, but as recent as the 1990s. Phoenix had limited bus service and no service after midnight or Sundays. It was not the best system for a rapidly growing city. At that time,… Read More →