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Quarles & Brady’s Haller Named Lawyer of the Year

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Diane Haller is one of 14 Quarles & Brady attorneys nationally to have been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®. Each year, Best Lawyers compiles its list of “Lawyers of the Year,” in which only… Read More →

Inilex Makes Inc. 500|5000 List for 3rd Straight Year

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Inilex®, a leading provider of aftermarket telemetry solutions for vehicles, has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list for the third straight year. Inilex ranked No. 1056 on the prestigious national list, which recognizes America’s fastest-growing privately held companies. Inilex’s enormous growth makes it one of Arizona’s most prominent companies, as well as one of… Read More →

PetSmart Explores Ways to Maximize Shareholder Value

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PetSmart, Inc., the world’s largest specialty retailer of pet supplies and the foremost authority for pet parents seeking services and solutions for the lifetime needs of their pets, today announced that based on a thorough business review that began last spring, the Board of Directors has determined that it will explore strategic alternatives for the… Read More →

Ensemble finishes Santa Fe Plaza renovations

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Ensemble Real Estate Solutions recently oversaw extensive improvements to Santa Fe Plaza in north Scottsdale.  Ensemble is currently the leasing agent and property management company of the building. Santa Fe Plaza is a unique medical office property that was built in 1985. The adobe, Spanish-style, 25,241-sq.-ft. building has excellent visibility from two major thoroughfares―90th Street… Read More →

Trade through Nogales could exceed $35 billion in 2014

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The Nogales Port Authority Board has seen a substantial increase in truck traffic and the overall value of trade through the Mariposa Port of Entry since 2010. The dollars of trade goods transported through the Mariposa Port of Entry, estimated at $20-$25 billion in 2011 , and is now estimated at $30-35 billion in 2014,… Read More →

Gilbert launches tool for small businesses

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Small businesses in Gilbert are seeing how they “size up,” with a new, free online tool offered by the Gilbert Economic Development Department. The SizeUp SBI tool allows users to access information that could help their business, including demographics information, competitor locations, potential workforce, and more. At a launch party on Thursday, small business owners… Read More →

Fashion 4 a Cause ‘Rocks the Red’ this weekend

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For the fifth consecutive year, Fashion 4 A Cause will showcase style while raising social awareness at the upcoming “Rock the Red” fashion show this weekend in Phoenix. The organization has a reputation for strongly supporting local designers and their annual fashion show event to raise support for those affected by HIV/AIDS. This chic combination… Read More →

Four RDP attorneys honored as Best Lawyers

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Roshka DeWulf & Patten, a Phoenix-based business law firm representing clients in litigation and regulatory issues, said four attorneys have been honored as 2015 Best Lawyers®. The Best Lawyers in America is the longest-running peer-review publication in the legal profession, now in its 20th edition. Attorneys who are recognized as Best Lawyers® are confidentially evaluated… Read More →

Arizona Open, Tony Bennett + more things to do

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8/21-8/23: 2014 Arizona Open Pull up those argyle socks, Tide-wash your white britches on an extra hot water setting and get ready for some serious golf! Did you know the second-oldest professional tournament in the state is the Arizona Open? The 54-hole stroke play event offers prize money for professionals and gift certificates to amateurs.… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Misha Mendicino

Inspired through her travels around the world, Misha Mendicino's designs are simple and sophisticated with nature-inspired colors, yet comfortable enough to wear in extreme weather.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

Adolfson & Peterson accepts ALS ice bucket challenge

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The ALS ice bucket challenge has gone viral and it doesn’t appear to be freezing anytime soon. Local construction firm Adolfson & Peterson recently accepted the challenge. “After a challenge from our Colorado office, Adolfson & Peterson Construction’s Bryan Dunn and our Tempe office has ‘called-out’ Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, among others, to participate in… Read More →

Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator Helps Tech Innovators

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Wells Fargo began accepting applications through October 1 from young companies interested in joining the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud, operations and other fields could shape future customer experiences in financial services. Wells Fargo will make a direct equity investment of $50,000… Read More →

Big-money Grand Canyon contracts up for bid

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A lucrative contract to operate some of the most iconic lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been reopened for bidding in a process that will bring changes affecting the millions of people who visit the landmark each year. The contract first went out for bid a year ago. But Grand Canyon Superintendent… Read More →

Is Phoenix-based PetSmart for sale?

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Bowing to pressure from investors, Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. said Tuesday that it is considering putting itself up for sale. The pet supply chain said that it will weigh “strategic alternatives” after a board review that included conversations with shareholders. Investment firm Longview Asset Management and hedge fund Jana Partners have both called on PetSmart to… Read More →