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Arizona Mills Food Court Gets a $4M Makeover

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February 10, 2014 by in Business News | Construction

Ideation Design Group, an award-winning, Phoenix-based interior architecture and design firm, is close to completing its multimillion-dollar remodel of the food court at Arizona Mills in Tempe. The makeover of the 40,000 SF dining area is set to finish in March. The IDG team started the project last spring. They are transforming the food court… Read More →

McCarthy Building Cos. Completes APS Hyder II Solar Facility

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McCarthy Building Companies recently completed the installation of a large-scale solar project called Hyder II for Arizona Public Service (APS), which owns and operates the plant. Located on 240 acres in eastern Yuma County, Hyder II uses more than 71,000 single-axis tracking photovoltaic panels to generate 14 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, enough to serve… Read More →

Lincoln Hospitals Honored for Excellence in its EHR

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Because access to timely, accurate medical information plays a major role in promoting and preserving high quality patient care, John C. Lincoln Hospitals are honored to be nationally ranked near the pinnacle of electronic health records (EHR) implementation and application, according to Robert Slepin, chief information officer of the Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network. HIMSS Analytics,… Read More →

AIGA's Spicer Was Featured Speaker in London

Valerie Spicer, Executive Director Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA), was a featured panelist at ICE Totally Gaming seminar, “Opportunities in Indian Country” on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in London, UK.  The seminar is co-produced by ICE Totally Gaming and Victor Rocha of PECHANGA.net in cooperation with Clarion Gaming’s Ewa Bakun.  Spicer is featured on the… Read More →

Phoenix Rescue Mission Names New Board Members

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February 10, 2014 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Phoenix Rescue Mission announced its new board chair and board of directors for 2014 during its most recent board meeting held on Jan. 16. Mary O’Hanlon will serve as board chair alongside the 14-member board, including three newly elected members. Since 1952, Phoenix Rescue Mission has been providing Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger… Read More →

Karlin Real Estate Sells Scottsdale Neighborhood Center for $44.5M

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February 10, 2014 by in Brokerage | Business News

Cassidy Turley announced the completed the sale of Shea Scottsdale to an entity formed by Jerry Simms for $44.5M. Shea Scottsdale, 10653 N. Scottsdale Road, is a 160,228 SF retail center anchored by Safeway and CVS Pharmacy. The seller was Karlin Real Estate, based in Los Angeles. Executive Managing Directors Michael Hackett and Ryan Schubert… Read More →

Microchip Announces Acquisition of Supertex

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February 10, 2014 by in Business News | Tech

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Supertex Incorporated (NASDAQ: SUPX) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Supertex for $33 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value of about $394 million, and a total enterprise value of about $246… Read More →

CBRE Releases Recent Tucson Transactions

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February 10, 2014 by in Brokerage | Business News

CBRE has recently leased two retail spaces totaling 5,522 SF located at the 5555 Broadway Center in Tucson. The redevelopment project was formerly home to a Mervyn’s department store. The site, which sits at the northeast corner of Broadway Boulevard and Craycroft Road, is anchored by Hobby Lobby and Stein Mart. Nancy McClure and Michael… Read More →

Quarles & Brady's Funkhouser earns award from Iowa

February 8, 2014 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has received the Recent Alumni Award from the University of Iowa College of Law. The Recent Alumni Award is granted to alumni of the College of Law, within the first 10 years… Read More →

The Aetna Foundation Grants $30,000 to Esperança

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The Aetna Foundation has awarded grant funding in the amount of $30,000 to Esperança for Salud con Sabor Latino (Health with a Latin Flavor).  The funding provided will allow Esperança staff to provide nutrition, healthy eating and physical activity education to un-and-under-insured families living in poverty in the Phoenix metro area. Residents are primarily Latino… Read More →

Goodwill Promotes Robin Franklin

Goodwill of Central Arizona has promoted Robin Franklin to senior director of commercial maintenance. Robin has been with Goodwill for three years, beginning as director of exterior services.  Under Robin’s leadership, the exterior services division aggressively and successfully grew from almost nonexistent just a few years ago, to over $1.5 million in revenue in 2013.… Read More →

AZ's First Multi-Builder Community for Baby Boomers

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DMB Associates announced today the four builders that will construct homes at Victory, Arizona’s first multi-builder community for people 55 years and better which will be located in the multi-generational community of Verrado. Only four homebuilders were selected among the interested top local and national homebuilders. The Phase One roster includes Lennar (NYSE: LEN), Maracay… Read More →

Scottsdale Mortgage Company Announces Expansion

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In a move that will position Arizona-based mortgage company, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc., to contend for becoming the largest privately held mortgage company in southern Arizona, the company announced that it will add more than 65 employees. As part of this increased presence in southern Arizona, mortgage industry veteran Hunter H. Sampsel has joined V.I.P. Mortgage… Read More →

Educare Arizona Names New CEO

John Scola has been named Chief Executive Officer of Educare Arizona. Scola brings with him over twenty-five years of leadership, fundraising, board development and strategic planning experience in Arizona and California. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Dallas and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive. Scola has served on various boards… Read More →