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Meet the Industry Leaders of Arizona

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The CEOs and CFOs of Arizona’s most dynamic and innovative companies are coming together for the 2016 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, a night of networking and celebration.  Each year, Az Business magazine presents the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →

CTCA study may help battle small cell lung cancer

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In a recent study, researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western), in collaboration with international colleagues, found that statins could be an effective therapeutic against metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC). The study of 876 late-stage SCLC patients, published today in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLOS ONE,  showed… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber expands to L.A.

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP and Christie, Parker & Hale LLP announced Monday they have combined to become Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP. The combination brings together two well-respected law firms, creating a top-level intellectual property practice group with broad industry and technical depth serving clients across the entire spectrum of IP. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s… Read More →

Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015

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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to read the story.… Read More →

Lincoln, Invesco buy Phoenix’s historic Luhrs City Center

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and Invesco Ltd. have purchased the historic Luhrs City Center in downtown Phoenix. The joint venture will next initiate a multi-million-dollar renovation that will evolve the landmark into a mixed-use blend of creative office space, ground floor restaurants and retail – part of a downtown resurgence that includes an active office market,… Read More →

Arizona ranks 30th among U.S. states for health

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In the country’s annual health checkup, Arizona ranks 30th this year when compared with other states – according to United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report. The report’s national data show that in 2015, Americans are making meaningful progress on key health metrics including smoking less and leading less sedentary lives, but rising rates… Read More →

Mobile Mini treats employees to ‘Star Wars’ screening

Chris Miner, Mobile Mini's senior vice president and general counsel, and Ryanne Tezanos, senior vice president of customer and operational excellence, attend Mobile Mini’s screening of “The Force Awakens.” Photo by Erin Davis, AZ Big Media

Businesses around the Valley are hosting holiday parties, exchanging gifts and cookies and wrapping up the year. For Mobile Mini employees today, rather than visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, they experienced visions of lightsabers, Wookies and Jedis instead.   “Our President and CEO, Erik Olsson, is a longtime ‘Star Wars’ fan,” explains… Read More →

Sky Harbor gets mixed results on holiday report card

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With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics. “This year, we… Read More →

AZRE accepting 2016 RED Award nominations

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured

AZRE magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories about innovative and outstanding real estate development to its readers in each issue. Every February, AZRE shines a special spotlight on the industry through its annual Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. Arizona’s commercial real estate industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making… Read More →

Kimber Lanning thinks big for small businesses

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It takes one to know one. When it comes to small business in Arizona, Kimber Lanning is and knows everyone. Lanning, champion of local businesses as the founder and executive director of nonprofit Local First Arizona, dropped out of Arizona State University at the age of 19 to open Stinkweeds, an independently owned and operated… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s AzTAP changes cityscapes

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When Arizona State Route 51 was built, traffic along the 32nd Street Corridor in Phoenix dropped from 50,000 cars a day to 18,000. While most cities could spend years and years trying to find consensus between the community, businesses, developers and city officials during such stark shifts, programs such as ULI Arizona Technical Assistance Panel… Read More →

Conor Commercial and Globe break ground on AZ|60

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Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and joint venture partner, Globe Corporation, have broke ground AZ|60, a premier 225,000 square foot industrial development located in Gilbert, Arizona. A kick-off event was held on November 19th marking the official onset of construction of this highly-anticipated speculative project. All attendees were invited to… Read More →

Initial restaurants announced for Devour Phoenix

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

Presented in partnership with Local First Arizona, Devour Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the Devoured week of events featuring the seventh annual Devoured Culinary Classic will run from February 28 through March 6. The week long celebration of food and drink returns with an all-star lineup of local… Read More →