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Top Lawyers List 2014: Bankruptcy / Reorganization

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

2014 Ranking Arizona Platinum Hall of Fame Inductees

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On April 03, the 2014 Best of the Best Awards celebration was held at The Venue of Scottsdale where Ranking Arizona recognized the companies that Arizona’s public ranked as their favorites to do business with. Congratulations to the 2014 Ranking Arizona Platinum Hall of Fame inductees: Brycon Construction Category: Manufacturing/Technology: Cleanroom Design Principal(s): Bryant W.… Read More →

Arizona Rattlers host First Responders Night

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The Arizona Rattlers will celebrate the Valley’s first responders when they host the Pittsburgh Power on Saturday, April 19 at US Airways Center. Kick-off is set for 6 p.m. Policemen, firefighters and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel will be able to receive 25% off their ticket purchase, up to four tickets, when first responder identification… Read More →

Cassidy Turley completes $800K sale at Broadway Industrial Park

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April 16, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Cassidy Turley announced the sale of a 13,082 square foot freestanding industrial building at the Broadway Industrial Park, 807 West Geneva Drive in Tempe, Ariz. Tempe-based Vick Holdings, LLC purchased the property for $800,000 ($61.15 PSF) from Tempe-based Christofolo Enterprises, Inc. Paul Sweetland, SIOR, Vice President of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group represented the buyer, while… Read More →

Sperry Van Ness wins several awards at national conference

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Each year, hundreds of advisors from Sperry Van Ness offices around the country meet to discuss company goals, share best practices and honor the offices and individuals excelling in their business at the SVN National Conference. The Phoenix Sperry Van Ness office collected several awards for outstanding achievements in 2013, including once again being named… Read More →

Deco Communities announces Edison Midtown in Phoenix’s Central Corridor

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Midtown Phoenix is getting a hip new neighbor. Scottsdale-based Deco Communities has closed on a key parcel of land that will be transformed into Edison Midtown, a new urban contemporary condominium in the heart of Phoenix’s urban core. Located at 2346 N. Central Ave. the address says it all, Edison is central to Midtown’s buzzing… Read More →

Humana, Dignity Health Sign Agreement

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Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, has reached an agreement that provides its members access to Dignity Health facilities in Arizona. The new network agreement, which takes effect May 1, 2014, includes Humana’s Medicare Advantage (including PPO, HMO and Private Fee for Service plans), employer groups and individual plan members.… Read More →

Expect to Pay More for Certain Groceries

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With California experiencing one of its worst droughts on record, grocery shoppers across the country can expect to see a short supply of certain fruits and vegetables in stores and to pay higher prices for those items. Professor Timothy Richards of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University recently completed some… Read More →

Fulton Homes Presents $76,500 to Suns Charities

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Monday night just before tip-off of the Phoenix Suns-Memphis Grizzlies game, Fulton Homes Vice President Dennis Webb presented a $76,500 check to Suns Charities for the season-long “Proud to Own the 3-Point Zone” program. Throughout the season the Tempe-based homebuilder paid $100 each time a Suns player drained a three-point shot. Monies collected will go… Read More →

How to Market Effectively Using Facebook

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It seems nothing changes faster than the big social media platforms — Facebook, Twitter, Google+. No sooner do marketers figure out how to best promote a product or business than they change the rules! That’s been especially true for Facebook, which had to find new ways to make money after going public two years ago.… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Banking

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

SMPS Arizona Hosts Inaugural Marketing Awards

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April 16, 2014 by in Featured

The Society for Marketing Professional Services  Arizona handed out awards in 10 categories recently at its inaugural Marketing Awards Gala held at the Phoenix Country Club. The event honored the most creative and successful marketing individuals and collateral from 2013. Winners among the 10 categories (and those who accepted the award): >> Advertising: Pueblo Mechanical… Read More →

Love-It or Hate-It Brands Are Less Risky

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Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald’s? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what… Read More →

Avnet Tech Games Winners Announced

Arizona State University student team members Haylee Hilgers, right, and Jason Hyacinthe won the EMC Green Data Center Challenge at the Avnet Tech Games.

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced the 2014 winners of the Avnet Tech Games. Close to 200 students from Arizona community colleges and universities competed head-to-head for top honors in the Avnet Tech Games Arizona onsite competition on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. In addition, college… Read More →

Piper Charitable Trust Announces New President & CEO

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The Board of Trustees of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced today that Dr. Susan M. Pepin, nationally recognized medical educator, clinician, and researcher, will become the next president and CEO of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, effective July 28, 2014. Dr. Pepin currently serves as Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor… Read More →

5 Tips to Prepare for Annual Review

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For some professionals, it’s that time of year again: annual review season. While some may think of it as a chore, others choose to view the performance review as an important event worthy of significant thought and preparation. Guess which approach is better for your career? Here are five tips from the experts at Robert… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

CityScape welcomes first residents

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Multi-Family

In February, the first residents moved into the CityScape Residences, a collection of 224 luxury apartments that sit atop Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix.

Local business owners weigh in Ban Bossy campaign

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The Ban Bossy campaign led by Facebook COO and Lean In founder, Sheryl Sandberg, and the Girl Scouts of USA works to help empower girls and women. The campaign partnered with celebrities and businesses to share quotes, stories and tips for girls, parents, troop leaders and managers to help women become leaders. The basis of… Read More →

Tutor Perini renovating GCU arena

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

Tutor Perini Building Corp. is expanding Grand Canyon University Arena’s seating capacity from approximately 4,300 to 7,000 seats. The expansion takes place just two and a half years after Tutor Perini originally built the arena. The most challenging part of the renovation is the aggressive 190-day deadline put in place to meet previously booked university… Read More →

Askew-Rossi Named GPE’s Chief People Officer

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

GPE Companies announced Monday the decision to appoint Brooke Askew-Rossi to chief people officer. Askew-Rossi, who joined the firm in 2007, was formerly the director of business development and employee engagement. In her new role, Askew-Rossi will manage human resources, and oversee talent management and acquisition. She will also continue her previous work maintaining property… Read More →

Phelps will start comeback in Mesa

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Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer’s longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps… Read More →

113,880 SF industrial showroom project to break ground in May in Deer Valley

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The 17/Union Hills Business Center, a two-building, 113,880 SF industrial and showroom project is expected to break ground May 2014 at 2350-2400 West Union Hills Drive in Phoenix. The multi-tenant project consisting of 61,320 SF and 52,560 SF buildings will feature 24’ clear height, dock and grade level loading, ESFR fire protection and fenced truck… Read More →

Brewer OKs tax cut law for manufacturers

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses. Brewer signed Senate Bill 1413 at a Capitol ceremony attended by a couple of… Read More →