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Things got pretty, dirty at Scottsdale’s rugby bowl

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Scottsdale Stadium hosted a sport other than baseball on April 18. The 2nd annual Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale: Beauty and the Beast Rugby Bowl featured three rugby games inside of the San Francisco Giants’ Spring Training facility. Around 2,000 fans turned out to watch the matches. The division one high school championship started the series of… Read More →

Chandler development brings luxury villas to Fulton Ranch

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There is more luxury development on the horizon for the in-demand Fulton Ranch neighborhood in Chandler. Valley-based Serenity Development is set to build 128 luxury condominium villas as part of Serenity at Fulton Ranch, the final new-home neighborhood of the premier Fulton Ranch master plan. Construction and sales are currently underway with first deliveries later… Read More →

Lead generation is the new frontier in advertising

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“Today’s buyer is 75-90 percent of the way through their purchase journey before they reach out to the vendor,” according to Lorie Wizdo of Forrester Research. Technology has seriously changed the sales process. Buyers now search to find the seller – from listings and reviews to social media pages, we can find a company’s online… Read More →

5 things to do now to get ready for bikini season

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Spring break has come and gone and summer now looms on the horizon…and with it that dreaded moment when you’ll find yourself shopping for a bathing suit. Don’t fret, if you act now there’s still time to tighten up before hitting the beach. Do these 5 things NOW to quickly get yourself into bikini shape…… Read More →

10 ways Ducey, Legislature helped Arizona businesses

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Governor Doug Ducey promised an administration that would move at the speed of business. His first legislative session proved true to his word. The session was lightning-quick at 81 days, the fastest since 1968. Together the governor and Legislature passed into law over 300 bills, many of which will significantly enhance Arizona’s business environment, making our… Read More →

HSL acquires 44 Monroe in downtown Phoenix

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HSL 44 Monroe, LLC, purchased a $50.65 million controlling interest in 44 Monroe, Arizona’s tallest luxury residential tower. Located at 44 Monroe on the northeast corner of 1st Avenue and E. Monroe Street, the property is located in the heart of the downtown Phoenix financial district. HSL purchased 184 condominium units in the 198-unit tower.… Read More →

AXA Advisors Southwest earns Governor’s Award

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The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism announced that AXA Advisors Southwest, a leading provider of financial services for consumers and businesses, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for its dedicating to volunteerism, fundraising and general community service. AXA Advisors Southwest was honored by Governor Doug Ducey’s office on… Read More →

The 37th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival winners

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The forks and knives were clamoring during a busy week at the latest Scottsdale Culinary Festival, with more than 35,000 people attending this year’s fun food events. But for a select few, they’re leaving with another tasty takeaway: bragging rights, and for some, donations made to their charity of choice. Without further ado, here is… Read More →

Bill prohibiting energy usage report fines passed

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April 20, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

A bill supported by NAIOP Arizona and a coalition of 10 other industry groups prohibiting a municipality from requiring an owner, operator or tenant of a business, commercial building or multifamily property from  measuring and reporting energy usage and consumption or face a fine was signed by Gov. Doug Ducey. SB 1241, sponsored by Sen.… Read More →

Mesa Airlines CEO helps company grow after a rough ride

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One of the longest serving CEOs in the airline industry, Jonathan Ornstein returned for his second tour with Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines in 1998 as president and CEO and was named chairman of the board in 1999. In March 2011, Ornstein helped Mesa emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in one of the shortest time periods in… Read More →

Alliance Residential recognized in NMHC’s rankings report

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April 19, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

Alliance Residential has earned national recognition by making the National Multi Housing Council’s (NMHC) annual multifamily industry rankings report. For the first time, the NMHC expanded to include the nation’s Top 25 Developers, with Alliance ranking as the No. 1 apartment developer with 7,500 starts in 2014. This follows Alliance’s No. 1 ranking on last… Read More →

Go treasure hunting at Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market

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More than 175 creative artists from Arizona, California and surrounding areas are taking over WestWorld in Scottsdale from May 2 and 3. The Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will offer the ultimate vintage and handmade shopping experience, all while enjoying the Valley’s best food trucks and listening to live music from local musicians. The… Read More →

Cox Arizona hosts tech recycling event

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On Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, from 10:00am-6:00pm,  Cox Arizona will be partnering with CBS 5 to help reduce hazardous waste caused by improperly dumping electronics and will be a hosting an E-Waste Recycling drive. Cox Arizona invites Phoenix residents to drop off their old and unwanted technology, including everything from batteries and computers, to… Read More →

Website offers ‘generic dude’ restaurant reviews

Right to left: Miguel Norigenna, Troy Smith and Chris Gruler of ScottsdaleRestaurants.com/Photo by Laura Burnett

Armed with a domain name, an appetite and a goal, Chris Gruler, Miguel Norigenna and Troy Smith launched ScottsdaleRestaurants.com in February, in hopes of being the definitive source for restaurant reviews. With the personality and voice that other restaurant review sites lack, the three self-proclaimed “generic dudes” hope to bring something new to the table.… Read More →