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Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

When you envision Scottsdale during the summer, do you see a dry, barren desert, where weather-worn locals proclaim through parched lips, “At least it’s a dry heat”? Well, think again. Locals have a secret weapon that helps them survive May, June, July and August. We’ll let you in on the secret. Scottsdale’s 70 hotels and… Read More →

Arizona’s best resorts offer summer staycation deals

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Wildfire Pool.

Need a summer getaway? Stay home and save money. Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. So you can forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are designed specifically… Read More →

Kevin Dillon to host pool party at Māyā Day + Nightclub

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Māyā Day + Nightclub and Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations announced that Kevin Dillon will host a pool party at Māyā Day + Nightclub on Sunday, July 12. Doors open at 12 p.m. This is a 21+ event. To purchase tickets, please visit MayaClubAZ.com or SLETickets.com. Kevin Dillon is widely known for his portrayal… Read More →

Tucson IDA issues RFP for 2 acres in downtown

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Today the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Tucson, Arizona, aka the Tucson IDA, issued a Request for Proposals for the property commonly known as “Block 175”, which is approximately 1.943 acres located in the heart of downtown Tucson. Marilyn Robinson, the Tucson IDA’s president, said, “The Tucson IDA believes that the timing for… Read More →

Investors drawn to success of local restaurant real estate

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Phoenix loves its food, a characteristic that’s growing the local restaurant industry and building a strong investment story for restaurant real estate. This strength is evidenced by JLL’s recent $4.7 million Dos Gringos, Inc. restaurant portfolio sale, a multi-building deal spanning three active retail markets. JLL’s Tyson Switzenberg, John Reva, Trask Switzenberg and Matthew Berres completed the sale on behalf of Arizona-based… Read More →

Walt Danley ranked No. 1 AZ agent by Wall Street Journal

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Walt Danley ranked as the No. 1 selling real estate agent in Arizona by sales volume, according to the REAL Trends “The Thousand: 2015 Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals.”  The list was published in The Wall Street Journal on June 26, 2015. Danley is ranked No. 61 in the U.S. for individual sales volume, having… Read More →

Ivy Foundation funds extension of Mayo brain cancer study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced an extension and funding of an additional $1.3 million for Mayo Clinic to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The extension will include a second trial with patients whose brain cancer has returned. The Ivy Foundation… Read More →

Pros and cons of conducting business south of the border

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Conducting business overseas presents its own set of challenges and risks, but with a proactive plan you can decrease the risks and build valuable resources that can lead to a favorable result.. This is especially true when it comes to doing business south of the border. One of the biggest growth areas for U.S. companies… Read More →

Scottsdale Airpark Plaza gets new design retrofit and rename

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Colliers International in Greater Phoenix sold a 41,348-square-foot multi-tenant, Class B office building in Scottsdale for $4.232 million, or $102 per square foot. The former Scottsdale Airpark Plaza building is being fully redesigned, renovated and renamed Habitat-X (known as Hab-X). EDU3 Ventures of Scottsdale and SHOP LLC of Phoenix purchased the building, located at 13430… Read More →

Princess will host 4th of July Freedom Fest

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The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is unfurling its 5th annual “4th of July Freedom Fest,” a two-day event with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, July 3-5, 2015. Saluting Heroes & Vintage Air Shows Saluting America’s heroes, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will host a… Read More →

$18.25M financing secured for development of Edison Midtown

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Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced that it has secured $18.247 million in non-recourse construction financing for the development of Edison Midtown, a $30.5 million, 110-unit for-sale condominium project in Phoenix’s Midtown neighborhood. HFF worked on behalf of the developer, Deco Communities (Deco), to place the 60-percent loan-to-cost, non-recourse, three-year construction loan with a commercial… Read More →

Pinnacle Peak Patio closing auction – buy a piece of the West

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Pinnacle Peak Patio, a cowboy steakhouse and Arizona Icon, is riding off into the sunset. Their last day of operation is June 28th. Local auction company, Surplus Asset Management, is inviting the public down to own a piece of the wild west at a live auction on Saturday, July 11th. Pinnacle Peak Patio will sell… Read More →

6 ways to overcome fear of failure in business

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We all know that getting ahead in your career requires many things: industry knowledge and expertise, experience, a proven track record, being liked by your colleagues and customers, having a good reputation and more.  But one of the most common things holding back many people from reaching the success they deserve is the fear of… Read More →

Take Charge America launches ‘Credit Look’ program

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While many financial organizations offer free credit reports, most recipients don’t know how to interpret that report or the steps they should take to improve their scores. Now, Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency, is taking this offer even further, providing free credit reports along with a complimentary… Read More →