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Deco Communities brings $40M condos to Phoenix

Edison

The heart of Phoenix’s urban core is getting a hip, new neighbor. This fall, Scottsdale-based Deco Communities will break ground on it’s latest contemporary condominium offering, Edison Midtown, a new mid-rise building to be located at 3131 N. Central Ave. along the Light Rail corridor in Midtown Phoenix. The location for Edison Midtown at the… Read More →

Arizona repeats as No. 1 state for gun owners

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For the third straight year, Arizona was ranked best state in the nation for gun owners by Guns and Ammo magazine, which praised the state’s self-defense and carry laws, its shooting sports and strong gun culture. “Arizona combines strong laws with an unmatched shooting culture and a strong industry presence,” said the magazine, which said… Read More →

New condo project downtown near Roosevelt Row

en Hance Park Elevation FInal

Construction begins next week on en Hance Park, a 59,000-square-foot condominium project in downtown Phoenix slated for completion in June 2016. Developed by Sencorp, a Chilean-based developer with housing projects worldwide, en Hance Park is one of the first new condo developments Phoenix has seen in several years. Located at 1130 N. 2nd Street, the… Read More →

NAU campus club taps into thriving craft beer culture

Craft beer

These college students are serious about their beer, but not in the way you might be thinking. For members of the Northern Arizona University Craft Beer Association, a friendly “How’s it going?” quickly yields to an ardent discussion of the art form that is their passion. “At first I thought, ‘Students and drinking beer, oh… Read More →

Man-tanning increases among older crowd

man tanning

Tanning has always been seen as a feminine pursuit. From Coco Chanel to Jennifer Aniston, women have gone to extreme lengths to achieve the perfect summer glow with beautiful results. Men, however, have not been quite as lucky. With examples such as Donald Trump and John Boehner running around it is unsurprising most men are… Read More →

AZRE Source: The private land grab

AZRE Source

It is obvious the Valley is landlocked, but not all of that land is up for grabs. Only 17 percent of land in Arizona is private land available for development. The public state trust owns a majority of the undeveloped land in the state. “I felt this is a well-kept secret,” said Kuldip Verma, CEO… Read More →

SOL Cocina teams up with Nekter Juice Bar

Nekter

Need a refreshing drink for those hot summer afternoons? SOL Cocina and Nekter Juice Bar have teamed up to make that a reality! Known for its fresh juices, Nekter Juice Bar has introduced Nekter on the Rocks, a collection of three low-calorie, premium cold-pressed mixers that transform ordinary spirits into vibrant, flavorful cocktails. Visit SOL Cocina at Scottsdale Quarter and… Read More →

UA Sarver Heart Center seeks patients for study

Heart Health, WEB

Cardiologists at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center are recruiting patients with heart failure for a clinical research study that is evaluating a cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) investigational device. The study, “Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of the OPTIMIZER® System in Subjects With Moderate-to-Severe Heart Failure: FIX-HF-5C,” is looking for patients who are 18 years and… Read More →

Arizona Technology Council adds 4 to board

technology

In a unanimous vote during a regular session of the Arizona Technology Council’s Board of Directors’ meeting on July 23, 2015, four new directors were elected to serve in three-year terms. The Arizona Technology Council’s current Board of Directors includes 36 members, five of whom are officers. The Arizona Technology Council’s executive officers and board of directors… Read More →

Driving while single can cost more in Phoenix, study shows

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Single, widowed and divorced drivers in Phoenix are likely to pay higher insurance rates than married drivers with identical driving records, according to a recent report from the Consumer Federation of America. Phoenix was one of 10 large cities across the U.S. where the federation sought quotes for a 30-year-old woman with a perfect driving… Read More →

Diane Jacobs – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

Diane Jacobs

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Local nonprofit brings History Channel star to the Valley

Frank Fritz American PIckers

In an effort to educate and get people to rethink waste; Stardust Building Supplies is hosting Salvage This!, the 3rd annual fundraiser and celebration of reuse. The event, which is set to be held at the Showcase Room at The Yard in Tempe, is meant to inspire individuals to build a sustainable community. During the… Read More →

Big Deals: Retail/Sales, July-August 2015

El Pedregal, Scottsdale
Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

It’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases that have occurred one month out from publication based on research compiled by DTZ and Colliers International with CoStar. 1. El Pedregal, Scottsdale 62,310… Read More →

5 ways businesses can increase revenue

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Don’t confuse increasing sales with increasing revenue, while the two are related one does not guarantee the other. For most companies, the goal is to increase sales, but the real goal needs to be increasing revenue. The economic landscape during the last few years has made it more difficult for small business to get a… Read More →