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Sundt to redevelop Pima Animal Center in Tucson

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Sundt Construction, Inc. was selected as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the redevelopment of the Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson, Arizona. Once completed, the project will replace most or all of Pima County’s outdated animal care center originally built in 1968, when the County  had less than a third of its current resident population… Read More →

Cathedral Development Group closes on $44M refinancing

Westward Ho

Cathedral Development Group, Inc. (CDG) of Providence, RI has closed on a $44-million refinancing on the Westward Ho Apartments, a 289 unit Elderly Designated affordable housing property in Phoenix, AZ. The refinancing program on the project includes an FHA 221 D4 Substantial Rehabilitation loan, 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and Federal Historic Tax… Read More →

Cronkite earns Governors’ Award for ‘Hooked’ documentary

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For the first time, a journalism school will receive the highest honor given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for an ASU documentary on heroin that reached more than one million Arizonans. The NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter will honor the Walter Cronkite School of… Read More →

Phoenix IDA hires economic development, HR administrators

Business Management

The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Phoenix, AZ (“Phoenix IDA”), has appointed of Paul Magallanez as its community and economic development administrator and James T. Barham as its human resources and legal affairs administrator. “Paul and James bring tremendous economic development, human resources and legal skills to the Phoenix IDA team. Together, Paul and… Read More →

Moon Valley Shopping Center gets renovations and new lease

Safeway Scottsdale, WEB

Safeway and Triumph Properties Group, the owners of the Moon Valley Shopping Center which is located at 13440 N. Seventh Street, Phoenix, Ariz., at the northwest corner of Thunderbird Road and Seventh Street, have recently entered into a new twenty year lease. Safeway has agreed to invest several million dollars in the expansion, renovation and… Read More →

Parsons gives $25K to Free Arts for Abused Children

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts) a $250,000 grant to enhance existing programs. Providing services specifically to children who live in group homes, residential treatment centers, child crisis centers and domestic violence and homeless shelters, Free Arts relies heavily on the type of support… Read More →

What’s wrong with education today?

ASU Students

Recently, a great deal of attention has been focused on teacher shortages across the country. In addition, the national outrage with what many see as an excessive student assessment approach to school reform continues to be the focus of discussions among educators and parents concerned that we are heading in the wrong direction. The intersection… Read More →

Multi-million dollar expansion to hit Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Chairman Louis J. Manuel, Jr., members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council as well as representatives from the Community recently announced plans for a multi-million dollar expansion at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. With initial work to begin in spring 2016, the expansion is expected to include a spa, a conference center with multi-use ballroom space,… Read More →

Microchip, Intel announce collaboration to improve security

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced a collaboration with Intel to implement Intel® Enhanced Privacy ID (Intel® EPID) technology into its products. Intel EPID is a sophisticated, proven approach to device authentication that provides both security and privacy for the on-ramp to the Internet of Things (IoT). At the Intel Developer… Read More →

WESTMARC seeks Best of the West nominees

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WESTMARC is seeking nominees for its 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards, celebrating the best of Western Maricopa County, in partnership with Cox Communications, and with support from Gila River Indian Community, Republic Media, APS, CopperPoint Mutual Insurance, Arizona Cardinals, and Sub-Zero. The purpose of the Best of the West Awards program is to recognize… Read More →

Alisa Timm – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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Alisa M. Timm Director of management services, Desert West Region Lincoln Property Company Years in the industry: 25 Real estate is in Alisa Timm’s blood. Maybe that’s why she treats all of her clients and coworkers like family. “Singling out a (favorite) deal is difficult because I would say the most memorable ones are the clients who… Read More →

National Asset Services sells Gateway at Tempe for $56M

Gateway at Tempe, Tempe, AZ (PRNewsFoto/National Asset Services)

National Asset Services (NAS), a leading commercial real estate companies, has sold the Gateway at Tempe, a college student housing property located approximately 1 mile East of Arizona State University on East University Drive in Tempe, Arizona. An undisclosed buyer purchased the Property from a group of 33 tenant-in-common (TIC) co-owners that were advised by NAS during… Read More →

AZCREW: CREW Network Pays it Forward

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A lot can happen in 15 minutes. Advice can be offered. New appointments saved. Minds can be changed. Coffee can be retrieved between meetings. For many executives, time is priceless. Time is how many members of AZCREW “pay it forward” these days, through mentorship programs and networking functions. However, AZCREW’s national parent, CREW Network, has… Read More →

Humana looking to hire 210 in Valley

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Humana Inc. is hiring more than 210 new, full-time jobs this month. Positions include: Humana Pharmacy, Humana’s mail order pharmacy service, is hiring 30 pharmacy technicians and pharmacy tech-in-training positions at its Glendale office, located at 8990 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Ariz. Some positions have the potential to transition to work at home arrangements. Humana Pharmacy… Read More →