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Gilbert’s Wisdom Natural Brands earns recognition

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The Stevia Tasteful Award recognizes the best-tasting stevia extract in the world. Awarded to SweetLeaf® Organic Stevia by the World Stevia Organization at the recent international Stevia Tasteful 2015 gathering in Berlin, this is a tremendous accolade for the SweetLeaf family. SweetLeaf Organics received the highest distinction of three leaves along with the WSO Best… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s expands to Biltmore Commerce Center

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has committed to a 27,265-square-foot office lease at Biltmore Commerce Center, a Class A Camelback Corridor office building that was purchased just months ago by office investment and management expert Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and a fund managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree). The company will move into Biltmore Commerce Center next month,… Read More →

Former Intuit executive joins Infusionsoft

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Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced that former senior Intuit executive Terry Hicks has joined the company as chief product officer. In this newly-created position, Hicks will drive the company’s global product strategy, including product management, payments and business development. He will also oversee Infusionsoft’s Marketplace, which is composed… Read More →

Walton Development hires new CFO

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July 27, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

The Walton Group of Companies (Walton), a privately-owned real estate investment and development group, has named Steven Friedman Chief Financial Officer of Walton Development & Management (USA), Inc. (WDM).  Friedman is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience and a strong track record of financial leadership and counsel. He joins Walton after… Read More →

Banner Health facilities among ‘Best Hospitals’

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Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services. Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, ranked as the second best hospital in Arizona, is also recognized nationally for geriatrics, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology and… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ plans Diversity & Inclusion Career Event

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BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its annual Diversity & Inclusion Career Event on Aug. 13 at the Hyatt Regency, 122 North Second St., Phoenix, AZ,  85004, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The BestCompaniesAZ Diversity & Inclusion Career Event is free to job seekers but advance registration is required. At the hiring event, a roster of award-winning companies are… Read More →

Multifamily property to be reverted to townhomes

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CBRE has completed the sale of a rental property in North Central Phoenix. The Valencia Townhome community, located at 550 West Maryland Avenue, commanded a sale price of $6.59 million. CBRE Multifamily Investment Properties’ Brian Smucker and Jeff Seaman negotiated the transaction. The buyer was Valencia Townhomes, LLC of Scottsdale, Arizona. The seller was American… Read More →

A feline first: Cat café coming to the Valley

Melissa Pruitt: Future owner of LaGattara Cat Café.

Seventeen years ago, an entrepreneur in Taipei, Taiwan opened the world’s very first café with cats as the guests’ accompaniment. With this attraction being as bizarre as it sounds, word got out and the cafés began to blossom worldwide. These “cat cafés” have become such a trend that they have gained publicity on shows like… Read More →

AZRE Forum educates a full house

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On Thursday, July 23, AZ Big Media hosted the inaugural AZRE Forum at the Ritz-Carlton. It was a meeting of the minds featuring the top producing brokers, most influential economic developers, bankers and developers in the state. The event sold out, with a standing-room only attendance of nearly 350 people. Another 40 people tuned into… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2015, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. “While their resumes and career paths may differ, the women… Read More →

Arizona prepares for new EPA carbon emission standards

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Arizona is preparing for new federal standards that will curtail carbon emissions coming from power plants. By the end of summer, the Environmental Protection Agency will release its final regulations aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent nationwide and in Arizona by more than 50 percent — one of the… Read More →

Danielle Casey – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Portico Place II secures Hanjin Shipping as 1st tenant

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Portico Place II, a 48,173-square-foot Class A multi-tenant office building in Chandler, Az. has secured its first tenant, Hanjin Shipping, a transportation logistics firm that will occupy 37,669 square feet. Hanjin Shipping will take up 78 percent of the building’s overall space, occupying the entire second floor and half of the first floor. Portico Place… Read More →

Phoenix-based DeskHub continues rapid expansion

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DeskHub has announced that it has signed a long term lease for 18,000 square feet of space at 334 NW 11th Ave in Portland’s burgeoning Pearl District.  With locations in Scottsdale, Arizona; San Diego, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Salt Lake City, Utah; the transaction marks the company’s rapid expansion into its fifth high-growth U.S. market.… Read More →