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Christine Jones Talks to American Subcontractors Association Panel

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On Tuesday, the American Subcontractors Association of Arizona hosted a gubernatorial candidate panel to discuss policies vital to economic development and improvement of the business environment for the construction industry. Former Go Daddy Executive Vice President Christine Jones, Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and State Senator Al Melvin participated in the… Read More →

Gore Helps Increase Early Detection of AAA

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) and AAAneurysm Outreach, the nation’s only non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), have partnered to raise awareness and drive screening of at-risk individuals. Through this collaboration, the two organizations aim to increase the amount of programming and education needed to support the… Read More →

Microchip Introduces New Power Monitoring IC

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January 29, 2014 by in Business News | Tech

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a new power monitoring IC, the MCP39F501. This device is a highly integrated, single-phase power-monitoring IC designed for real-time measurement of AC power. It includes two 24-bit delta-sigma ADCs, a 16-bit calculation engine, EEPROM and a flexible two-wire… Read More →

The Joint among Entrepreneur's Fastest-Growing Franchises

Entrepreneur Magazine today ranked The Joint…the chiropractic place on its annual Fastest-Growing Franchise list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing franchise companies. The Joint received the ranking of No. 32. “The Entrepreneur Fastest-Growing Franchise list represents the top franchise brands, and The Joint is honored to be recognized among the most rapidly growing,” said… Read More →

Avnet Technology Solutions earns honor

January 29, 2014 by in Business News | Tech

Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it is a recipient of the Riverbed Technology Distribution Partner of the Year 2013 Award for the U.S. and Canada. The Riverbed Partner Awards recognize companies for excellence in delivering on customer needs and driving business… Read More →

P.F. Chang's Launches New Winter Seasonal Menu

January 29, 2014 by in Business News | Dining

Just in time for the Chinese New Year, P.F. Chang’s is introducing its latest seasonal menu at locations nationwide. The new Winter Seasonal Menu, available now, features fresh and savory flavors that bring warmth to guests during the coldest months. With six new dishes, two desserts and two cocktails, guests will find plenty of ways… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes $1.375M Office Condo Sale at Riverside Office Plaza II

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January 28, 2014 by in Brokerage | Business News

Cassidy Turley sold 13,419 SF, consisting of three office condos, at Riverside Office Plaza II, 1255 West Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe. FP Real Estate Holding, LLC dba Sonoran Spine Center (Phoenix) purchased the property for $1,375,447 ($102.49/psf) from Southwest Value Partners (Phoenix). Executive Managing Director Jeffery Wentworth and Vice President Sean Spellman, with Cassidy… Read More →

SOLON Completes 1.9 MW of Arizona Solar School Projects

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January 28, 2014 by in Business News | Energy | Green

SOLON Corporation, a leading provider of solar energy solutions in the southwest, announced today the completion of 1.92 MW of solar systems for three Arizona school districts – Liberty Unified School District, Ft. Huachuca School District and Pima County Joint Technical Education District (JTED). The systems are comprised of solar canopies and rooftop systems covering… Read More →

GoDaddy Helps Small Businesses Get Found Online

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GoDaddy, the world’s top platform for small businesses, today expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of Get Found, which helps small businesses attract new customers on popular destinations, including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Yelp. How many times have you tried to contact or visit a local business only to find out their phone number… Read More →

W. P. Carey School Offers 4 Free Summer Programs

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January 28, 2014 by in Business News | Education

One of the top business schools in the nation is about to offer high school students four free summer programs to help them learn what college life is really like. The highly ranked W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is now accepting applications for all four college-prep programs, each with a… Read More →

Wetta Ventures, ASU to redevelop College Ave.

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Wetta Ventures and Arizona State University today announced a partnership to redevelop a portion of College Avenue as part of an adaptive reuse project that includes  the former ASU Annex. Begun in December, the project will convert the Annex, a 7,323 square-foot-building on the corner of College Ave. and Sixth Street next to the Mona… Read More →

Executive Q-and-A: Megan Creecy-Herman

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January 28, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Business News

Megan Creecy-Herman Senior Director, Leasing & Development, Liberty Property Trust Years in CRE: 11 Years at company: 1.5 What was it about the industry that attracted you? The excitement of building a career in an industry where I knew that no two days would be the same. Our industry is dynamic and constantly evolving with… Read More →

PICOR Releases Recent Transaction List

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January 27, 2014 by in Brokerage | Business News

Lillian Vasquez leased 442 square feet at 3045 N. 1st Avenue, Unit F in Tucson from Foothills Business Ventures, LLC.  Tom Nieman, Principal and Office Specialist and Brandon Rodgers, CCIM, Industrial Specialist with Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, represented the landlord. Top Notch Barber Shop leased 923 square feet at 4555 S. Palo Verde Road,… Read More →

Tucson Commercial Real Estate Market Review

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January 27, 2014 by in Business News | Industry Insiders

PICOR released the following Tucson commercial real estate market review: Office The Tucson office vacancy rate ended 2013 in familiar territory, at 12.2%, with medical and associated uses continuing to shine more brightly than financial and service sector requirements. Investment activity picked up in the fourth quarter, with seven of the ten largest buildings sold… Read More →