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Ground breaks on second building at Liberty Center at Rio Salado

Liberty Center at Rio Salado, a Class A LEED Silver office development in Tempe.

Liberty Property Trust will break ground this week on its second building at its new park, Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe. Located at 1910 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Building Two will be a two-story, 156,030 square foot Class A office building. The project is designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification and the total… Read More →

UA Shows Curcumin Effect on Colon Cancer

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A team of researchers led by the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center discovered that curcumin—the bioactive molecule derived from the spice turmeric—blocks the protein cortactin in colon cancer. Cortactin, a protein essential for cell movement, frequently is overexpressed in cancer, thus facilitating cancer cell metastasis to other organs in the body. Colon cancer… Read More →

Plaza Fountainside shopping center sells for $4.1M

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July 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

After receiving close to a dozen offers during the 30-day marketing period, ORION Investment Real Estate is pleased to announce the closing of Plaza Fountainside located at 12645 North Saguaro Boulevard in Fountain Hills, Arizona for $4,100,000 ($178/SF) to LIPA, LLC and KUNA, LLC, family partnerships with principals in California and Arizona. The seller was… Read More →

SRP Water Supply Good after Sparse 2014 Runoff

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In case anyone missed it, the five-month 2014 winter runoff season finished quite a bit like the previous three January-through-May periods: DRY. In fact, this year’s five-month snowmelt season produced only 148,000 acre-feet _ the eighth-driest since Salt River Project has been keeping records for the last 116 years and the fourth consecutive year with… Read More →

Goodnow Named To Lawyers of Color’s 2014 ‘Hot List’

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced James Goodnow, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual “Hot List”, which recognizes early-to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. “Fennemore Craig congratulates James Goodnow on… Read More →

Expert offers advice on estate planning

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Hope Leibsohn is an estate and tax planning attorney with Sherman & Howard. She has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of estate planning involving wills, trusts, charitable techniques, estate freezes, and other sophisticated wealth transfer strategies. Az Business got Leibsohn’s views on estate planning. Az Business: Who should have an estate… Read More →

Bank of America Volunteers Help Students

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Nearly 1,100 Bank of America associates in the metro Phoenix area will be spending time helping school children prepare for the coming school year at the Back to School Clothing Drive. Volunteers will help in many areas, including as “personal shoppers” for the thousands of schoolchildren who will pass through Alhambra High School this week… Read More →

Meritage Names Thrower South Region President

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Meritage Homes Corporation, a leading U.S. homebuilder, announced today that the company has created a new South Region to be based in Atlanta. Initially, the region will include Meritage’s recently acquired operations in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Atlanta and Greenville-Spartanburg markets to be added with the acquisition of Legendary Communities that was announced earlier this… Read More →

A Tusconan’s quest for the best latte in the Valley

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Writing has always come easy to me, though my best writing happens in coffee shops. The collective chatter of people, background music and the sound of a steaming espresso machine inspire and motivate me. Of course, the best part of writing at a coffee shop is the caffeinated beverages. I can sit and write for… Read More →

Cassidy Turley releases Q2 ‘Market Snapshots’

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Cassidy Turley has released its Q2 market snapshots for Phoenix. The brokerage firm reported the following market trends: “The metro Phoenix economy continues to post positive gains, adding 24,000 net new jobs year-over-year through the second quarter 2014 with a total employment base of 1,830,000 jobs. Moody’s recently raised its employment forecast for year end… Read More →

Michael Rauschenberger joins Keyser

Michael Rauschenberger
July 11, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

Keyser, a commercial real estate advisory firm, announced today that Michael Rauschenberger has joined the growing firm. “I am very pleased to be able to welcome Michael to our team”, stated founder Jonathan Keyser. “Michael is one of the top project managers in the state, and is known for delivering construction projects on time and… Read More →

Innovators get boost from Arizona Commerce Authority

Staying Innovative as a One Man Operation

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has selected 18 recipients for AZ Fast Grant, a highly competitive grant program that provides qualified Arizona-based, early stage technology companies with intensive training and technical assistance to help them commercialize their innovations, grow their businesses and create quality jobs. “Early stage companies play a key role in developing innovations… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Provoking your full potential

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    •    Are  you at 100% of your potential? •    Do you sometimes feel you want to accomplish so much, but don’t know where to start? Our minds are like those 27-gear bicycles. We have a wide variety of choices, but we typically just use two or three gears. We are creatures of habit. We… Read More →

Meritage Homes to Acquire Legendary Communities

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Meritage Homes Corporation, a leading U.S. homebuilder, announced its definitive agreement to acquire the homebuilding assets and operations of Atlanta-based Legendary Communities for a purchase price of approximately $130 million. Legendary is one of the largest privately-held homebuilders operating along the I-85 corridor of the Southeastern U.S. with a significant presence in the Atlanta and… Read More →