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Play Ball 2015 – Arizona Spring Training

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A city of 15 home teams Peanuts crack between fingers, discarded sunflower seeds give way beneath thousands of fans’ sneakers, soda gets slurped at alarming velocity between cheering and some good ol’ trash talk. The air is thick with sunshine and smoke generated by a solid month of grilling hot dogs. Spring training holds this… Read More →

Remodeling group honors Contractors of the Year

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The Greater Phoenix Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (GP NARI) announced the 2014 Local CotY (Contractor of the Year)TM Winners. Behrmann Home Basics, Residential Kitchen Over $60,000 Custom Creative Marble & Granite, Residential Bath Under $30,000 & Universal Design Homework Remodels, Residential Kitchen Between $40,000 – $80,000 Tri-Lite Builders, Residential Kitchen Between… Read More →

Experience AZ: Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Digital Issue

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Arizona packs adventures for everyone, every day 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… Read More →

The Dish: Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Instead of splurging on a cliché box of chocolates that you get every year, mix things up with homemade, healthy treats. These options are healthier than the typical heart shaped box of chocolates. It will also show that special someone you took the time to craft these deserts… Read More →

ViaWest acquires ConneXion asset at ASU Research Park

February 11, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

ViaWest Group announced the acquisition of a 49,464 SF multi-tenant office building located at 7855 S. River Parkway, Tempe in the ASU Research Park. ConneXion (previously referred to as Transamerica Research Center) is one of the only multi-tenant buildings located in ASURP. Phoenix-based ViaWest Group paid $5.25MM on the acquisition. This is the second acquisition in ViaWest’s portfolio that… Read More →

Mary Ann Luciano joins Plexus Worldwide as VP

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Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller that was recently named #8 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, announced that Mary Ann Luciano will join the company as Vice President of Ambassador Education.  She will report directly to Chief Marketing Officer, Alec Clark.  In her new role, she will… Read More →

5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 9-16, 2015

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1. “Napoli” premieres in US Ballet Arizona will be the first American ballet company to present “Napoli.” This performance tells the love story of the poor fisherman Gennaro and his beloved Teresina. Teresina is swept away in a great storm. Sea nymphs rescue her, but Gennaro is nowhere to be found. Their love must overcome… Read More →

Chandler land zoned for multifamily infill sells for $1.57M

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the $1.575 million sale of 4.91 acres ($7.37 per square foot) of land zoned for multifamily in the heart of Chandler. MPC Development LLC of Phoenix purchased the land, located on Alma School Road between Chandler Boulevard and West Fry Road, from Grossman/Robson Associates of Phoenix. The seller… Read More →

Wealth Management Guide: Gregg Balderrama

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Gregg Balderrama, CFA, CAIA, Portfolio manager, Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management Balderrama’s responsibilities include working with high net worth clients to develop investment strategies and structure portfolios to achieve their investment objectives. Balderrama earned his B.S. in finance and accounting from the University of Arizona. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment… Read More →

First Solar and Apple strike huge deal

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First Solar, Inc. announced that Apple has committed $848 million for clean energy from First Solar’s California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif. Apple will receive electricity from 130 megawatts (MW)AC of the solar project under a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), the largest agreement in the industry to provide clean energy to a… Read More →

Master southwest artists to be showcased

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Wigwam Resort will host the 5th Annual Wigwam Festival of Fine Art, an extraordinary three day festival of the arts. Discover the original works of the Southwest’s most accomplished fine artists and craftsmen displayed in a stunning outdoor gallery located on the majestic front lawn of Arizona’s first and most celebrated resort. Starting from the… Read More →

Alliance Bank Chandler office completed

Sun State Builders is proud to announce the completion of Alliance Bank Chandler, Alliance Bank of Arizona’s newest corporate office and branch, located at 3033 W. Ray Rd. The Alliance Bank Chandler building is a two-story, 28,809 square foot, state of the art bank, designed by The DAVIS Experience. The project features custom finishes throughout, including stone manufactured… Read More →

First Solar achieves efficiency, durability milestones

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First Solar, Inc. announced it has set yet another world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) research cell conversion efficiency, achieving 21.5 percent efficiency certified at the Newport Corporation’s Technology and Applications Center (TAC) PV Lab. The achievement places First Solar ahead of its established research cell roadmap, and validates CdTe’s continuing competitive advantage over… Read More →

Sonoran Arts League celebrates 40th year

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The Sonoran Arts League, a dynamic group of over 470 artists and volunteers, celebrates four decades as the premier art organization supporting the arts, artists, and art education. The 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held on March 21, 2015 in downtown Carefree within the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion area. The fundraiser begins at 6:30 p.m. with 400 attendees… Read More →