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The Dish: Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

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Skip the crowded breakfast spots this Mother’s Day and show mom how much you love her by preparing one of her favorites! Share with us in the comments some of your mom’s favorite recipes. Who knows, maybe it’ll be featured on The Dish someday! To start things off I’ll share one of my mom’s favorites.… Read More →

Tastes of Cinco de Mayo

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Although Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, but rather a small win for the Mexican army in Puebla against the French in the Franco-Mexican War, the holiday is recognized in the United States as a day of awareness and celebration of Mexican culture. Many restaurants provide special menus with Mexican-inspired cocktails and appetizers… Read More →

Op-Ed: A healthy advantage

Ron Genovese, founder and designated broker of GPE.
April 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Industry Insiders

The Affordable Care Act has upended the healthcare landscape, and along with it, the office footprint for many physician practices. Fast-changing technology and related healthcare reform requirements are also shaping tomorrow’s medical spaces. Meanwhile, demand for medical office buildings will increase up to 20 percent by the middle of this decade, estimates the Urban Land… Read More →

Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

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April 10, 2014 by in Blogs

Tax season has been looming over all of us for quite sometime. Many of us dread it, but few, we lucky few, are excited for the almighty tax return. If you’re fortunate enough to get a tax return or one that is actually big enough to play around with or be creative with, then here’s… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Medical Center or Hospital

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April 1, 2014 by in Blogs

WINNER Scottsdale Healthcare As a nonprofit, Scottsdale Healthcare not only employs 6,500 staff members, but also is comprised of 1,400 volunteers who donate more than 155,000 hours of service each year. They are the largest employer in the City of Scottsdale and is known for its innovative medical technology, research and patient care. FINALISTS Banner… Read More →

NAIOP-AZ Elects Molly Carson to Board of Directors

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March 27, 2014 by in Blogs

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected Molly Ryan Carson, Vice President of Development with the Ryan Cos., to the 2014 Board of Directors this month.   Carson joins the board leadership of NAIOP Arizona Chapter with a three-year term, after having been an active NAIOP member for… Read More →

The Dish: Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Jazz up your spring salads with this homemade raspberry vinaigrette recipe. It’s light and fresh, and super simple! Store bought dressings are full of hidden calories; making your own is much healthier and very easy. If raspberries aren’t your thing try this recipe with strawberries or blackberries. Back in January I gave you my personal… Read More →

Local’s Choice: The State of Arizona’s Ballparks

March 23, 2014 by in Blogs

One of my favorite things about growing up in Arizona is the fact that I could play sports outside all year long. I played softball from the time I was 5 years-old until I was a senior in high school at 18 years-old with my younger sister. Even through the grueling heat in the summers,… Read More →

The Dish: Asparagus Pizza

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This time of year more than any other I like to utilize what’s in season. Spring fruits and vegetables are so delicious and only around for a short time in Arizona. It’s true, you can purchase them year round but they’ll never taste as good as when they’re perfectly in season. Case in point: asparagus.… Read More →

5 Things to Do This Weekend

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After the long work week, gear up for a fun filled weekend where you get to enjoy nothing but talent. Get ready to feel Scottish, grab a few laughs or listen to the lovely music of Cher as Arizona offers fun, fun, fun. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these events with the… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap Releases Office Market Report

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March 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage

“Continued economic strength has begun to lift office performance, staging the sector for dramatic gains in 2014. Steady employment growth over the last several years has been slow to translate into absorption, but much of the extra space held by companies is rapidly filling up. As a result, many markets may reach a tipping point… Read More →

Local’s Choice: The Golden Hour

Arizona Sunset - Future of West Valley

AZ Big Media’s staff is full of Arizona know-it-alls, and we love to gush about everything we love about the Grand Canyon State. We finally created a forum for our staffers to share the wealth on our “Local’s Choice” feature. Arizona is known to be a little rough around the edges, from cacti to cowboys.… Read More →

Safeway sale creates looming cloud over Phoenix retail real estate market

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Over the past two years, the Phoenix retail real estate market continues to improve with lowered vacancy rates and strong absorption. The one area that persists as a cause for concern is the number of vacant big boxes in the market. With the recent announcement of the impending sale of Safeway to one or more… Read More →

Daisy Dukes & Cowboy Boots Unite at AZ BBQ Festival

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The 5th Annual Arizona BBQ Festival will feature more than 25 top barbecue purveyors, but that’s only a fraction of what’s expected to draw more than 15,000 event-goers to Salt River Fields Sat., April 5. The biggest attraction is an expansion of last year’s wildly popular Redneck Games Arena. “Absolutely no part of this event… Read More →