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AZ Business Magazine November/December 2015


Season shines spotlight on those who give back This is the season of giving. And you don’t have to look very far into Arizona’s business community to find individuals and organizations who will leave Arizona better than they found it. And you don’t have to look any farther than the pages inside this issue of… Read More →

AZRE Magazine November/December 2015

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Lucy in the Skyscraper with Diamonds “We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us.”— Winston Churchill, May 10, 1941 I don’t like to use quotes in my editor letters, but this one is so perfect for my final one to AZRE’s dedicated readers. For the last two years, I have told enough stories… Read More →

Valley Partnership Community Project attracts hundreds

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It was only fitting that the largest number of volunteers ever showed up for what turned out to be a record-breaking 28th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. The 2015 community project Saturday at the Florence Crittenton Girls Ranch in Scottsdale drew almost 300 volunteers on a sunny fall day.  A record 90 corporate sponsors contributed… Read More →

43% of Arizonans 45-65 care for kids or aging relatives

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A study issued today by BMO Harris Premier Services found 43 percent of Arizonans aged 45 to 65 are juggling the demands of caring for their children or aging relatives (i.e. parents, in-laws, grandparents, etc.). Seven percent currently care for both generations while 16 percent expect that they will have to care for the two… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix Inc. relocates to CityScape

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Downtown Phoenix Inc. (DPI) will be relocating its office to CityScape Phoenix where, for the first time, it will centrally house all affiliate organizations such as Downtown Phoenix Partnership and Phoenix Community Alliance as well as the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors Info Center. The 7,526 square-foot, second-story office space on the mezzanine level at CityScape, allows Downtown… Read More →

Nov. 8 is deadline for FirstBank ‘Elevator Pitch’ contest


FirstBank, which has 17 banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, is reminding Arizona businesses that the November 8 deadline for its a new competition is fast approaching. The competition, called the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” will award one winner with $20,000, courtesy of the bank. Contest participants are asked to submit a… Read More →

15 Things You Must Drink in Phoenix

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When it comes to drinking the night away, there are a few cocktails that reign supreme. Today, the editorial staff of AZ Big Media would like to present the 15 essential drinks that every connoisseur of Arizona nightlife — or day drinking — has to try before they die. We’re not including any PBRs or… Read More →

FirstBank spotlights 18 local businesses in billboard campaign


FirstBank, which has 17 banking branches throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, announced it is showcasing 18 local businesses in a new billboard campaign. The chosen businesses, spread out across the Phoenix metropolitan area, are committed to growing their operations here in the Valley. To help them succeed, FirstBank is sharing its billboard space for free… Read More →

Microchip records 100th straight profitable quarter

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Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months ended September 30. GAAP net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $541.4 million, down 0.9% from GAAP net sales of $546.2 million in the prior year’s second fiscal quarter.  GAAP net income for the second… Read More →

Veyo aims to recruit 1,200 Phoenix drivers


‘Tis the season to make some extra cash! Veyo, a new healthcare logistics company with target service for the healthcare industry, plans to bring 1,200 earning opportunities to Phoenix Metro before the end of the year. By offering higher per­-mile rates than similar app-­based transportation services and a majority of trips fall between 6 a.m.… Read More →

Power center on I-17 freeway poised for redevelopment


Just south of Metrocenter Mall, situated at the northwest corner of Dunlap Avenue and the I-17 Freeway, sits a major retail center on the verge of redevelopment. The property, which features approximately 210,000 square feet of retail space on just over 15 acres of land, is known as Metro Marketplace and its new owner has… Read More →

The FOUND:RE Hotel set to open in downtown Phoenix

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The concept’s identity is no longer a secret. The former Lexington Hotel located on the northwest corner of West Portland Street and North Central Avenue, is being transformed into the FOUND:RE Phoenix, a one-of-a-kind lifestyle hotel experience with details, designs, public spaces and amenities inspired by contemporary art, culture, fashion and music. The 104-room hotel,… Read More →

Az Business Leaders 2016 Digital Magazine


The faces of leadership It’s amazing how the definition of leadership can change for us between morning and evening and can take on different meanings in the hours in between. On a recent Friday morning, I attended a leadership forum where the definition was based on the skill set it would take to transform the… Read More →

Fogo de Chão introduces custom holiday items

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On Thursday, November 26, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse will offer special menu additions as part of their full churrasco experience for Thanksgiving. Items included are roasted turkey breast carved by gaucho chefs, Sage & Apple Dressing with Brazilian Sausage, Cranberry Relish made with fresh cranberries, apples and oranges, as well as a Sweet Potato… Read More →