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Fulton ‘Legacy’ at $15M before opening

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While news headlines in August continue to declare sluggish new home sales figures in the Metro Phoenix market, one new Fulton Homes’ community in Gilbert is experiencing just the opposite. As of Aug. 25, the Tempe-based homebuilder has sold 20 homes and has hit $15 million in sales at its Legacy at Freeman Farms community—and… Read More →

Arizona Lottery Scratchers Ticket Offers $2.5 Million Prize

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The Arizona Lottery announces the launch of its newest Scratchers ticket, $185 Million Cash Explosion. This is the largest $20 Scratchers top prize in Arizona Lottery history. The new ticket launches Sept. 2 and offers players a chance to win one of six $2.5 million top prizes. Winners will have the option of a 30-year… Read More →

WESTMARC Creates United Front To Boost West Valley

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“You can’t just say you ‘support regionalism,’ you have to believe it.” Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott is talking about attitude in the West Valley. Thirty minutes earlier in a separate conversation, Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord made nearly the same comment. “We believe in regionalism and we put it into practice,” she says. “On this side… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

How to Protect Your Business Against Fraud

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We hear stories of employees embezzling money from unsuspecting employers, but we never expect it to actually happen. Nathan J. Mueller, an employee in the reinsurance division of financial services giant ING, carried out a scheme, embezzling nearly $8.5 million over a period of four years. Mueller’s story serves as a lesson to employers, alerting… Read More →

‘Get Your Jersey On’ funds TGen concussion study

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Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary School students and teachers will wear their favorite sports team jersey or t-shirt to class today, the first organization to participate in “Get Your Jersey On,” a fun way to help promote and fund concussion research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The Chandler school is the first of… Read More →

Manufacturers Find Business-Friendly Environment In Arizona

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Gov. Jan Brewer has done a lot to make Arizona more competitive for manufacturing, economic development leaders say. “The repeal of the energy sales tax on gas and electricity is very big for us,” says Mark Dobbins, co-chairman of the Arizona Manufacturing Partnership at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “We have a business… Read More →

Lakeview at Superstition Springs sells for $66.6M

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CBRE has completed the sale of Lakeview at Superstition Springs, a 676-unit apartment complex located at 1849 S. Power Rd. in Mesa, Ariz. The multifamily asset sold for $66.6 million. The property was 95 percent leased at time of sale. Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch with CBRE’s Phoenix office represented the… Read More →

CBRE leases 67KSF to Arizona’s newly created CSFS agency

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CBRE has completed two office leases totaling 67,335 square feet in Metropolitan Phoenix. The leases are representative of new office requirements by Arizona for the newly created Child Safety and Family Services agency (CSFS). A 26,265-square-foot, full-floor space in West 101 Corporate Center, which is owned by Los Angeles, Calif.-based Regent Properties and located at… Read More →

REDW ranked among U.S.’ biggest accounting firms

REDW Principal-in-charge of the Phoenix office Sandy Abalos

REDW LLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest with offices in Albuquerque and Phoenix, is pleased to announce that Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has named it the 115th largest U.S. Accounting firm in 2014, up from its ranking of 146 in 2013. IPA released… Read More →

The Standard brings healthy dining marketplace to Scottsdale

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The Standard, a new healthy dining marketplace, lounge and venue has opened in Scottsdale. The 7,200 square foot space features an eclectic dining room, quick and casual market, a street side patio lounge, an inviting private dining room and a stylish bar.  Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale, Rd., The Standard is open daily from 7… Read More →

TJ Miller headlines House of Comedy grand opening

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A new joint is hitting High Street. Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy will celebrate its grand opening on September 4. Comedian T.J. Miller, who currently stars in HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and co-stars in “Transformers 4,” will be bringing the funny opening weekend along with one of his co-stars from “The Transformers,” the Rally Fighter “Scary Car” – courtesy of Chandler’s own Local Motors. Located… Read More →

Noble, Orcutt named market leaders for Cushman & Wakefield

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Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has named Jerry Noble and Jackie Orcutt as Market Leaders of its Arizona operations in Phoenix. Noble and Orcutt have previously served as leading commercial real estate professionals for C&W in Phoenix. “We could not be more pleased with our decision to entrust our Phoenix operations to Jerry and Jackie,” says… Read More →

Calif. investment firm takes Chandler Iridium facility for $12.7M

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A 69,429 SF fl ex manufacturing facility and an adjacent 2.97 AC parcel at 1800 S. Price Rd. in Chandler has been sold for $12.65M. The building is fully-leased to Iridium Communications with an estimated 10 years remaining on their lease. Cohen Asset Management, Inc., a California-based private real estate investment fi rm purchased the… Read More →