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Sven Tustin named VP of Conor Commercial

February 5, 2015 by in Blogs

John A. Dobrott, President – Industrial Division of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, announced that Sven Tustin has joined the firm as vice president of its Southwest regional office.  Tustin will be headquartered in Conor Commercial’s office in Phoenix, Arizona, managing development activities within a wide variety of market sectors… Read More →

Arizona Valentine’s Day Deals – Part Two

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February 4, 2015 by in Blogs

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year. Looking for a restaurant to celebrate or a span and hotel deal to make the night extra special? Here’s a list of restaurants and hotels to do just that. Reservations are recommended. (This is part two of a series.)   Scottsdale: The Herb Box: The… Read More →

Sedona offers world’s most scenic hiking trails

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There are plenty of reasons to make hiking part of a daily activity routine in 2015. With Sedona as the backdrop, visitors will rush to the illustrious trails spanning the red rock terrain, with jaw-dropping views of Sedona’s landscape and topography. Taking advantage of the backdrop, mountain-goers can bask in the sunshine while keeping their… Read More →

Arizona manufacturing jobs pay above average

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February 4, 2015 by in Blogs

Full-time manufacturing jobs for non-college degree workers pay a wage premium of more than $3,700 annually over jobs in other economic sectors and have a significant positive impact on the U.S. economy, according to a new report issued today by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). In Arizona, the report shows, the average manufacturing worker makes $18.71 an… Read More →

All-New Radisson Hotel Phoenix North opens

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North Phoenix got a fresh addition to its hotel portfolio last week with the opening of the Radisson Hotel Phoenix North. The newly-flagged Radisson® boasts a modern design scheme, fresh amenities and the Yes I Can!SM service philosophy the brand is known for after partners R.A. Rauch & Associates,Brixton Capital and Dan Norville applied their industry expertise to transforming a… Read More →

Best, worst, cutest Super Bowl 49 commercials

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February 2, 2015 by in Blogs | Featured

Aside from the Super Bowl itself, the commercials are the most exciting part of the big game day. While some companies such as GoDaddy and Budweiser unveiled their ads prior to the game, there were still plenty of reactions to go around. Puppies and emotions were two themes in commercials this year. According to NFL… Read More →

WM Phoenix Open tops $100 million in charity giving

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Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, announced that proceeds raised through the 2015 WM Phoenix Open will help them surpass the $100 million mark in charitable giving.  The exact charity dollars from the 2015 tournament are still being calculated and will be announced in a few months, but Tournament Chairman Danny Calihan verified that… Read More →

Tempe Leadership honors Mike Jennings Categories

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Tempe Leadership, the non-profit leadership program through the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, is honoring Mike Jennings, local Tempe business leader and Tempe Leadership alumni, as the 2015 Outstanding Community Leader at the annual Tempe Chamber Beacon Awards at 7:30 a.m. February 26, at the Embassy Suites. Mike owns and operates two Campus Corner retail stores… Read More →

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 →