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Comcast will add 1,125 jobs in Tucson

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Comcast along with Gov. Doug Ducey today announced plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015 in Tucson. The state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers. Comcast will begin filling positions this year. With the addition of the call center, Comcast will have… Read More →

Scheduling Institute opens in Phoenix warehouse district

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LGE Design Build has completed the renovation of the former Jackson’s on 3rd restaurant into a 23KSF West Coast training center for the Scheduling Institute, a medical and dental practice training company based in Alpharetta, Ga. PHArchitecture was the architect of record. The new training center, located at 245 E. Jackson St. in the downtown… Read More →

How bike-friendly is Phoenix?

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A recent Washington Post story illustrated the connectivity of bike lanes and paths in several major U.S. cities. The result? In places like Miami and Seattle, bike lanes are intermittent and sporadically connected. By comparison, Phoenix boasts a well-connected set of dedicated bike paths and lanes, according to analysis of data provided by the Maricopa… Read More →

FEI president hopes to help Arizona chapter give back

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Adam Miller brought a broad range of experiences in finance, accounting, auditing, personnel, real estate, manufacturing and operational management to his role as president of the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI). Miller became CFO of Barron Lighting Group in 2010 and has helped the company achieve double-digit growth in the years since joining… Read More →

Summer at the Princess kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

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Good day, sunshine: it’s a summer to remember at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where sunny days start with cool rides down waterslides, zooming across a zip line and finish with fireworks lighting up the night.  This AAA Five Diamond play-cation paradise is presenting “Summer at the Princess,” a three-month calendar of robust entertainment for the… Read More →

Julie Watters hired as Phoenix Public Info Director

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Julie Watters has been named Phoenix Public Information Director by City Manager Ed Zuercher, following a national recruitment. Watters comes from the city of Glendale where she spent 13 years, most recently as Communications Director. In Phoenix she will oversee the staff handling public information, and the city’s digital media team including the website, social… Read More →

Grant Woods aims to fix Arizona’s image problem with music

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May 20, 2015 by in Blogs | Featured

You don’t need a beard or bed head to make a musical statement these days. In fact, you can be the former attorney general of Arizona and drop an album to save Arizona if you want to. And that’s exactly what former AG (1991-1999) Grant Woods has done. Woods grew up in the ‘70s —… Read More →

Perkins Coie Phoenix office attains Chambers honors

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Perkins Coie announced that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States.  For 2015, the firm is recognized in 40 practice areas and increased individual attorney recognition to 131 attorneys from 128 attorneys. Of… Read More →

Sky Harbor Business Park has a new spec building

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Sun State Builders announced the completion of another speculative development project.  Sun State Builders, Eastgroup Properties and Butler Design Group teamed up to construct the industrial spec building located in Sky Harbor Business Park at 1725 E. University Dr. The team utilized the City of Phoenix self-certification program to expedite the permitting process. The 31,410… Read More →

Vince opens first Arizona store at Scottsdale Quarter

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Scottsdale Quarter announced Vince opened its first retail location in Arizona on May 15. Signature design elements include bright brass fixtures and our Mondrian-inspired grey felted wall with brass Vince logo, as well as cozy grey flannel-upholstered furniture, Corian fixtures and touches of walnut wood. It is reflective of the design concept seen at Vince’s… Read More →

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck earns Chambers rankings

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Publisher Chambers & Partners recognized John C. West, a shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Phoenix office, in its annual Chambers USA Guide as a Recognized Practitioner in healthcare.  Chambers & Partners has a staff of more than 100 full-time researchers who develop rankings of lawyers and practices based on written submissions provided by law… Read More →

Chambers USA: Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that four practices and 11 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. Shareholder Sheryl Sweeney received a coveted Band 1 ranking in Environment: Water Rights. The firm’s Arizona Labor & Employment practice also received a Band 1 ranking. The four practice areas recognized include:‎ Arizona Labor… Read More →

Royal Palms launches ‘Live on the Lawn’ music series

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Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will kick off the “Live on the Lawn, Summer Music Series” to celebrate each of the hottest summer holidays – Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.  The free, three-part event begins this weekend and will be hosted under the stars on the picturesque Vernadero Lawn overlooking… Read More →

Valley designer coins ‘She Space’ for female man cave

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For decades, we have been designing ‘Man Caves’ where men relish the privacy of their men-centric rooms to engage in hobbies, socialize, play games and watch sports. Local multidisciplinary designer, Yvette Craddock, coins the term “She Space” to describe spaces for woman to engage in craft activities, calming fitness or cocktails with girlfriends. The idea… Read More →