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Wood Partners announces new Phoenix development

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Wood Partners, a national leader in real estate development and acquisition, announced plans today for a new, unique 225-unit community, 3rd and Thomas. Located in Midtown Phoenix, the property will offer convenient access to bustling retail, dining, entertainment and recreation options, as well as to the neighboring Museum District, North Central and Downtown Phoenix areas. “Strategically… Read More →

Vote now to decide FirstBank ‘Elevator Pitch’ winner

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FirstBank, which has 17 banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area, announced the five Arizona finalist companies of its the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” where it will award one Arizona-based winner with $20,000. The five companies are: Pinspiration Co+Hoots Brelby Theatre Company Cake Art Studio Nancy’s Jewelry and Clothing The public is invited… Read More →

Valley chef, fit entrepreneurs launch Clean Bellys

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Executive Chef Lauren Romanoff, fitness expert Dave Panozzo and entrepreneur Todd Chmelka, have turned their mutual love for incredibly tasty and healthy eating into a new meal delivery service called Clean Bellys. Clean Bellys currently delivers in East Valley cities, Scottsdale and Phoenix with plans to expand into the West Valley cities in 2016. Clean Bellys… Read More →

Ducey makes major impact during 1st year in office

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Resting on a table in the center of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s meeting room at the state capitol is an Arizona State University football helmet signed by Jake Plummer and Pat Tillman. “I am a proud Sun Devil,” Ducey gushes. But the state’s “first fan” can also boast about another first: Ducey is the first… Read More →

SiteLock, Nextiva are state’s fastest-growing tech firms

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Today, Deloitte released the 2015 Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors. StartApp claimed the top spot with a growth rate of 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014. Based in New York, StartApp provides a free monetization and distribution… Read More →

Experience AZ: Fall-Winter 2015-2016

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Arizona packs adventures for everyone, everyday More than a decade after moving to Arizona from my native New York, people still ask me what I like the most about living in the Grand Canyon state. My answer is always the same: “I haven’t had to shovel snow once since I moved here.” But if I… Read More →

Ryan Companies earns SHARP Award for safety record

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Ryan Companies US, Inc. has been awarded Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Accreditation by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) for the Marina Heights project — the 5-building, 2 million square foot project on Rio Salado Parkway immediately south of Tempe Town Lake. Ryan is one of only two companies to… Read More →

Phoenix retail development makes a slow comeback

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The retail land market in the Phoenix area is waking up from its nearly seven year dormancy. While sales and development for retail pads and in-fill parcels has been at an all-time high, the development of new shopping centers has remained at a stand-still – and with good reason. The housing boom and subsequent bust… Read More →

Cohen Financial secures $178M for 24 property portfolio

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Cohen Financial has secured the $178.5 million loan for the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of 24 properties located in 12 states by Northstar Commercial Partners, a Denver-based, privately-held commercial real estate (CRE) company that specializes in buying distressed CRE assets across the United States. Mark Strauss, Managing Director of Cohen Financial’s Irvine office, and… Read More →

Miller Russell Associates named to prestigious list

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Phoenix investment advisor and wealth manager Miller Russell Associates was recently ranked on the WealthManagement.com’s Top 100 RIAs of 2015 ranking. Miller Russell Associates was the only Arizona firm recognized on this esteemed list.  Miller Russell Associates is a registered investment advisory firm providing a full range of investment, wealth management, tax compliance and consulting… Read More →

AZ Business Magazine November/December 2015

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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 →