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Wells Fargo Arizona collects more than 19 tons of food

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Wells Fargo Arizona’s team members collected 39,328 pounds of food during the company’s statewide food drive that took place June 10-24. The amount of food collected was equivalent to providing 66,124 meals and benefitted Association of Arizona Food Banks members throughout the state at a time when the need is so great. Food collection bins… Read More →

ASU freshman class breaks records for enrollment

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Arizona State University is welcoming an academically strong and remarkably diverse freshman class that includes many students who have distinguished themselves both inside and outside the classroom. The new class of Sun Devils rises from the largest pool of freshman applicants in the university’s history, and among its ranks are a 16-year-old with four associate’s… Read More →

GPE Commercial Advisors bucks female-ratio trend

Left to right: Kristina Konen, Angela Williams, Lei Anne Oborne, Linda Robbins, CCIM, Tracey Galligan, Kristie Jones, Marion Chaney, Pamela Herzog, Julie Johnson, CCIM, Brooke Askew-Rossi.
 
In meetings and couldn’t attend: L Danielle O’Dea, Becky Bishop, Gina Gringle, Jennifer Pliska and Alexandra Loye.

by Ronald Genovese, Founder and Designated Broker at GPE Commercial Advisors Recently, more and more articles are emerging with titles and taglines that shed light on commercial real estate’s male dominated workforce, causing us to acknowledge that the old ideology is still part of our industry today. GlobeSt.com published  an article in April 2014, entitled… Read More →

Top design firm expands to Phoenix market

24th at Camelback is the new location of D/P/S's Phoenix expansion.

A prominent design firm, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S), recently leased 1,750 square feet at Hines’ 24th at Camelback. The transaction is D/P/S’ first location in Phoenix. The firm, which has served clients in the Southwest for more than 50 years, is an ENR Top 500 design firm and is dedicated to helping build dynamic and sustainable communities.… Read More →

The Luhrs endures: Adaptive reuse, retail breathe life into iconic downtown building

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Nestled among the steel and glass high rises in downtown Phoenix, the Luhrs Building stands as a symbol of the iconic brick-and-mortar structures that once graced the inner city. As the City of Phoenix embraces the concept of adaptive reuse, the Luhrs Building, constructed in 1924 at a cost of $553,000, is part of this… Read More →

5 Building Blocks for Thriving Work Culture

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What makes a successful business thrive? That’s what eight out of 10 new entrepreneurs would like to know, because their businesses fail within the first 18 months, according to Bloomberg. Adam Witty has managed to turn plenty of heads in the business community as founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group, an international publisher of… Read More →

UA College of Public Health adds Halpern

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The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health welcomes new faculty member Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH, an associate professor and chair of the public health policy and management section. Dr. Halpern has more than 20 years of experience in health services research and policy analysis, including evaluating patterns of medical… Read More →

Phoenix Makes Case to Host Democratic Convention in ’16

Downtown Phoenix, Photo: Flickr, squeaks2569

City and government officials in Phoenix are currently preparing for a visit Sept. 9-11 from the Democratic National Committee. Phoenix joins four other cities – New York City; Philadelphia; Columbus, Ohio; and Birmingham, Ala. – as finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The committee of Democratic officials to visit Phoenix makes up the… Read More →

Employers may want to reconsider dog policy in the workplace

Want an employee to work like a dog? Let them bring one in! Dogs in the workplace may increase productivity.
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August 18, 2014 by in Blogs | Featured

If you’re a dog lover but are not quite lucky enough to be employed by a company that allows dogs in the office, then maybe with a bit of information and perseverance you can snag a break and get to spend the occasional workday with your canine friend. But why should your company let you… Read More →

Fortis boosts power with Acquisition of UNS Energy

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Fortis Inc. completed its acquisition of UNS Energy Corporation, adding UNS Energy subsidiaries Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource Energy Services (UES) to its growing international family of electric and gas utility companies. TEP and UES will remain headquartered in Tucson under local control with current management and staffing levels and no planned changes to… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Attorneys earn recognition

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced 59 lawyers in the firm’s Phoenix office were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). Of the 59 attorneys recognized, five attorneys were also named The Best Lawyers in America 2015©… Read More →

Does that hurt? Tips to prevent exercise injuries

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Can you relate to this scenario? After putting it off for too long, you commit to get fit—only to find yourself injured the minute you start working out. All of the sudden your fitness goals go back on the shelf and you are left to deal with the pain. Whether your injury occurs right off… Read More →

Tips for better business Tweeting

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With more than 500 million Tweets sent daily, it’s likely your next customer is on Twitter. The challenge for companies is making their Tweets stand out and building their business by capturing a greater share of the growing market using Twitter. “An effective Tweet can boost business by creating the highest engagement with followers, while… Read More →

Sapphire Screen Tops List of ‘Most Wanted’ iPhone 6 Features

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According to the “uSell.com iPhone Most Wanted Survey,” a representative survey of 1,000 U.S. smartphone users conducted by top used iPhone marketplace uSell.com, close to half of all smartphone users say they are most excited about a rumored “Sapphire Screen” that is especially difficult to scratch or crack. According to the survey, the Top 5… Read More →