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A look at high-tech bathroom features

Phoenix Showroom Demonstration Bathroom

Bathrooms have overtaken kitchens as the nation’s top remodeling priority and more homeowners are going high-tech and ultra-luxe when selecting their bathroom features and amenities. Technology, comfort and value reign supreme when deciding which gadgets to incorporate into a bathroom for the 21st Century: steam showers with touchpad controls, surround sound, lighting and an app… Read More →

East Valley Partnership hosts Statesperson’s Luncheon

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The East Valley Partnership, a business advocacy group dedicated to improve business and quality of life in the East Valley region of Greater Phoenix, is hosting the Statesperson’s Luncheon at noon on Monday, March 30 at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) located at 1601 W. Main Street in Mesa, Ariz. Attendees of the… Read More →

Hot Rod Night and Bike Night return to Westgate

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

Classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles will be cruising into Westgate Entertainment District this spring with the return of Westgate Hot Rod Night and Bike Night! The two highly anticipated, weekly events host close to 500-1,500 guests for family friendly fun, live music and more. Hot Rod Night details include:  Now underway! Every Wednesday night starting March… Read More →

Valley Ho hosts rooftop cigar dinner

Sky Line Rooftop

Enjoy a special cigar dinner on the panoramic Sky Line Rooftop at Hotel Valley Ho on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. The evening starts with a sunset reception and passed hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. Learn all about Tatuaje and L’Atelier cigars, handmade in Nicaragua, and enjoy three full-sized cigars presented by Cigar King. Savor red wines,… Read More →

Airport I-10 announces three national tenant leases

Oblique & Renderings of Airport I-10-1

Just as Airport I-10’s 600KSF Phase I approaches completion, Wentworth Property Company/Clarion Partners and the Phoenix office of JLL have announced the signing of three major, national tenant leases that bring one of the largest speculative office projects in Phoenix history to more than 35 percent pre-leased. The new tenants at Airport I-10 include: •… Read More →

What employers need to know to prevent workplace violence

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Stories of workplace violence — from Mesa to Paris and just about every city in between — seem to be never ending. Which begs the question, “How can employers work to keep their workplaces safe?” While there are no ironclad solutions for preventing all workplace violence, employers and employees alike can take a number of… Read More →

The art of a strong NCAA tournament bracket

123RF.com, Dave Broberg
March 19, 2015 by in Blogs | Featured

9.2 quintillion. That’s the number of possible options for your NCAA tournament bracket. With a number that high, it’s no wonder no perfect bracket has ever been recorded. The closest anyone has ever gotten with a perfect bracket was in 2010. A 17-year-old autistic student out of Chicago, Alex Herrman, had his entire bracket correct… Read More →

Financial tips from Dale Walters of KeatsConnelly

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Dale Walters, CEO, KeatsConnelly Walters is a partner and CEO of KeatsConnelly, the largest cross-border wealth management firm in North America that specializes in helping Canadians and Americans realize their dreams of a cross-border lifestyle. Walters was twice named one of the top financial advisors in the U.S. by Mutual Fund Magazine. 2015 trend to watch: “The… Read More →

MG Properties buys Trillium Papago Apartments for $36M

March 9, 2015 by in Blogs

 MG Properties Group, a private San Diego-based real estate investor and operator, has announced the acquisition of the Trillium Papago Apartments in Phoenix, Arizona. The property consists of 270 luxury apartments built in 2007. The property features an exceptional array of common area amenities, including a resort-style pool and spa, modern fitness center, movie theater,… Read More →

Support Sky Harbor Coalition adds to board of directors

Justin Kelton, executive vice president of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. (www.mccarthy.com), was recently named to the board of directors for the Support Sky Harbor Coalition, a nonprofit 501(c)4 organization that supports the continued development of Sky Harbor and the enhancement of its existing operations. McCarthy has past and current experience with a number of construction… Read More →

Voit Directs two industrial sales totaling over $2.25M

Eric Bell and Mike Ciosek, Senior Vice Presidents of Voit Real Estate Services’ Phoenix office successfully directed the sale of two industrial buildings totaling 27,431 square-feet in Phoenix and Surprise, on behalf of Jaehnig Properties, LLC (Nate Jaehnig, owner).  Jaehnig Properties, which operates as AZ Bounce Pro, retained Bell and Ciosek to sell their 9,633 SF building at 21617… Read More →

Generation Next: CEOs

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Josh Becker, 27 CEO Impele Consulting Group, impele.com Becker leads Phoenix-based Impele, the market leader in custom-tailored consulting solutions for clients looking to expand or enter their businesses into sub-Saharan Africa. Becker, who lived in Africa for 19 years, has led the company to grow into locations in the U.S. and South Africa, and has established local experts in countries across Africa.     Ryan Hibbert,… Read More →

The good, the bad and the bean of coffee consumption

123rf.com, Ariwasabi
February 28, 2015 by in Blogs

The one thing the majority of people have on their minds in the morning when they first wake up is coffee. The average American drinks about three cups of coffee per day, according to a 2010 report by the National Coffee Association. Each year, the U.S. spends more than $40 billion on coffee. With so… Read More →

RED Awards 2015: Best Public Project

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February 27, 2015 by in Blogs

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →