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Ways to Boost Financial Performance in Face of Economic Uncertainty
by in Business News | Economy

Despite an improving national economy, 45.7 percent of Arizonans are in a persistent state of financial insecurity, according to a report released today by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). The number of households who have little or no savings to cover emergencies or to start building a better life has barely budged from last… Read More →

National Site Selectors Visit Greater Phoenix Region

by in Business News | Economy

Site selection consultants from across the country will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). The panel members participating have extensive backgrounds in corporate site selection, with expertise ranging from domestic and international site selection to location analysis and target industry analysis. Companies often hire site selectors to help choose… Read More →

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Experts predict slow recovery leading to better 2015

Marina Heights rendering courtesy of DAVIS.

In the ’90s, the joke was that the state bird was a construction crane, says AAED’s Executive Director Joyce Grossman. She motions out the window of her downtown Phoenix office and says, “You look around here, and you see cranes in the air. That means jobs.” Arizona isn’t seeing the growth it did in the… Read More →

TDI Begins Construction of Jefferson on Legacy

Jefferson on Legacy, WEB

TDI Real Estate Holdings LLC, a developer of Class-A multi-family housing, has begun construction on the second  phase of a project that will bring up to 750 units of luxury housing to Scottsdale.  Construction of Jefferson on Legacy is presently underway on 322 units scheduled for completion in 2015. The site is located within the… Read More →

ViaWest Group Sells Warner Business Center for $40M

Warner Business Center, Voit, ViaWest
by in Brokerage | Business News

Responding to the increasing investor demand in Metro Phoenix, ViaWest has sold its largest asset, Warner Business Center.  ViaWest had purchased the loan on the seven-building property for $31M in April 2013 and foreclosed on it in May 2013.  As ViaWest began implementing its lease-up strategy, commencing vacant suite improvements, and renewing some leases in… Read More →

Christine Jones Talks to American Subcontractors Association Panel


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

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology
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

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

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

Riverside II, Cassidy Turley
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

srp installs solar energy systems
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

There's more to building an Internet presence than just posting a Web site, 2008

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 →