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STORE Capital announces IPO pricing

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November 18, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

STORE Capital Corporation, an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate (STORE), announced Tuesday the pricing of its initial public offering of 27,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18.50 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on… Read More →

Fingerpaint acquires Valley’s Olson Communications

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Fingerpaint, a strategic marketing agency headquartered in Saratoga Springs, today announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based Olson Communications, a 13-year-old firm known for its work in the film, entertainment, real estate and hospitality industries. The acquisition will add public relations, content marketing and promotions to Fingerpaint’s scope of services, while also expanding its footprint to the… Read More →

Tips to avoid holiday stress, work burnout

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As the days grow shorter and colder, the holiday season is fast approaching. An inevitable side effect of holiday joy is added stress, whether it is in the workplace or at home. Josselyne Herman-Saccio, a leader of The Landmark Forum and Advanced Course, said there are five telltale signs that someone has hit a “burnout… Read More →

Proposed EPA water rule is all wet

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If you need further evidence of the sometimes cartoonish level of ham-fisted management of environmental regulatory matters by the federal government, consider the proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to change the definition of “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. A coalition of over 30 business organizations led by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum Names New Director

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The Phoenix Art Museum Board of Trustees has named Amada Cruz as The Sybil Harrington Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, succeeding James K. Ballinger, who announced his intention to retire this past April. Cruz, currently Executive Director at San Antonio-based Artpace, one of the premier artist residency and exhibition programs in the world, will… Read More →

Tractor Supply Company plans Arizona distribution center

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Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced Monday plans to build a new distribution center in Casa Grande, Ariz. “The addition of a new distribution center in the Southwest is key to our western expansion strategy,” said Greg Sandfort, president and CEO. “Arizona’s proximity to… Read More →

Epic Maker Instrument Challenge, more to do this week

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11/21: Global Dance Festival The global dance festival has spread to several cities after originating in Colorado in 1999. The EDM, electronic, and dubstep music dance fest will feature musicians from all over the world, coming together to provide music for the outdoor dance party. Tempe Beach Park, 54 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Friday,… Read More →

Marcellino’s redefines romance in the restaurant business

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Being a romantic restaurant isn’t just about candlelight, exclusivity and good design. Although those are all qualities of Old Town Scottsdale’s Marcellino’s, too, true romance is embodied in the artistry of the menu items, the story behind its owners and the dedication of its kitchen staff. Marcellino’s Ristorante has made a quiet spot of its… Read More →

Jason Hammersmith promoted to COO of Ensemble

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Ensemble Real Estate Solutions announced Monday the promotion of Jason Hammersmith to Chief Operating Officer (COO) from Director of Internal Operations. Jason joined Ensemble more than 10 years ago as assistant controller and has since then contributed to the organization in many capacities including IT, human resources, and overall office administration. Five years ago, as… Read More →

Waterford on Tatum Apartments sells for $14M

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November 17, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

ABI Multifamily announced on Friday the sale of a premier North Paradise Valley, 128-unit, multifamily property – Waterford on Tatum Apartments – for $14,175,000 or $110,742 per unit. This completes an exciting past week at ABI, with three significant closings (Southern Ridge Apartments and Scottsdale Haciendas Condominiums & Townhomes being the other two). Total transaction… Read More →

5 social media tips every business needs to know

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  Let’s face it; social media is a part of our everyday lives. And yes, there is a difference between being on social media as a person and a business. Consumers are now relying on social media to keep in touch with a business, or to learn about their new product, promotion or event. As… Read More →

BCBSAZ launches open enrollment initiative

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Nine out of 10 people are unaware they can enroll in health insurance starting November 15, according to the recent  Kaiser Health Tracking Poll. To help educate Arizonans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching a new program called, “Get In!”. It is designed to encourage Arizonans to get interested, to get informed and… Read More →

Recycling provides economic incentives for businesses

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While first associated with environmentalism and the green movement, recycling can help turn a profit too. For some companies, using recycled materials may be the most economically viable option. “There’s an increasing interest in buying recycled products,” said Will Herzog. “We’re always looking for local options, and I know that it’s an initiative that the… Read More →

Medical records vital for travelers and snowbirds

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As thousands of seasonal travelers—also known as snowbirds—make plans to migrate to the Southwest for warmer weather, Scottsdale-based Medical Records Systems advises them to pack a personal health record along with their sunscreen and golf clubs. Members of Medical Records Systems have access to their complete and accurate health file, including print and electronic medical… Read More →