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Sherman & Howard lawyers recognized as Super Lawyers

Fennemore Craig

Sherman & Howard announced that three of its Arizona attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law and Robert Hackett and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. Named as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” are Matt Hesketh and Craig Morgan, both in the area of Business… Read More →

How to avoid getting taken by scammer debt collectors

The IRS announced that it’s hired four debt collection agencies to round up outstanding payments from taxpayers who have been contacted numerous times and have not paid.  The goal of the debt collection program is to drastically reduce debt, but many consumer advocates worry that this roll out will lead to confusion and be an… Read More →

Douglas Sydnor relaunches architectural firm

Douglas Sydnor
April 11, 2017 by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Architect, author and artist Douglas Sydnor, FAIA, reactivated his Scottsdale-based architectural firm douglas sydnor architect + associates inc. (DSAA) after having recently left the Phoenix offices of Gensler as a senior architect and client relationship leader. As the principal and owner of DSAA, Sydnor will be responsible for client-centric services, business metrics, leading project design teams, delivering… Read More →

Report: Airline quality best in years, but Sky Harbor carriers lag

Airline quality at Sky Harbor

Airlines performed better last year than they had for almost the last three decades, according to an annual report on airline quality released Monday. The 2017 Airline Quality Rating report, an annual report by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott and Wichita State University, showed slight increases across the board in performance measures: mishandled baggage, consumer… Read More →

How to protect your intellectual property


The Phoenix startup scene is hot right now, and not just from our months of 100-degree days. According to the founders of Tuft & Needle, who chose Phoenix over Silicon Valley for their startup mattress company, Phoenix is “unusually attractive—and more than a little underrated” for startups due to low costs, access to investors, and,… Read More →

Brokers, developers and projects honored at 2016 Best of NAIOP

April 5, 2017 by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

The Arizona chapter of NAIOP honored developers, projects and brokers at its 2016 Best of NAIOP awards. This year, Grady Gammage Jr., a real estate and zoning attorney who was a founder of Gammage & Burnham, received the Award of Excellence at the ceremony, which was held at the Arizona Biltmore. Gammage has had a long career, which… Read More →

400 artists gathered for Tempe Festival of the Arts

Tempe Festival of the Arts

Artists and craftsmen from around the country came together once again this past weekend for the 40th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts, showing off talents in every visual medium from painting to glass blowing. The festival’s spring and fall events attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages, providing a variety of activities and food… Read More →

Diving into the art of an architect

Douglas Sydnor
April 4, 2017 by in AZRE Magazine

Each weekend, Douglas Sydnor, FAIA, spends a few hours exploring his artistic roots, which progressed from doodling as a kid to featuring his art today in exhibitions across the Valley. During the week, he works for his recently restarted architectural firm, Douglas Sydnor Architect + Associates,  and has a diverse portfolio of projects in Greater Phoenix… Read More →

‘Trainspotting’ fans will like ‘T2 Trainspotting’

March 22, 2017 by in Experience AZ Magazine

Choose life. Choose entertainment. Choose movies. Choose sitting alone in a dark theater, watching art made by someone you don’t know. Choose movie reviews, so you know to only choose “T2 Trainspotting” if you’re a big fan of the original “Trainspotting”. 1996’s “Trainspotting” was a cultural phenomenon.  The chaotic, arthouse-tinged black comedy stared unflinchingly into… Read More →

Hexagon Mining selects Downtown Tucson for headquarters

Today, Hexagon Mining, an information technology provider of planning, operations and safety solutions for the mining industry, announced the relocation and expansion of its North American headquarters in Tucson to Downtown Tucson. Hexagon Mining selected City Park at 40 E. Congress Street in Tucson as its new North American headquarters. The company will lease 26,000 square feet on the… Read More →

Hexagon Mining selects downtown Tucson for headquarters

Hexagon Mining, an information technology provider of planning, operations and safety solutions for the mining industry, today announces the relocation and expansion of its Tucson, AZ-based North American headquarters to downtown Tucson. Hexagon Mining employs 140 people in Tucson and plans to add 120 jobs over the next five years. Hexagon Mining employs 580 people worldwide and is committed… Read More →

Clean Router wins 2017 Venture Madness


After weeks of fierce competition, Clean Router won the 2017 Venture Madness startup competition on the final day of fast pitches at the Hotel Valley Ho on Friday. Clean Router took home a $10,000 prize as the Venture Madness champions. Clean Router allows parents to manage devices within their home to stop children from accessing internet pornography.… Read More →

Report: Climate change a growing factor in fall of Colorado River flows

Climate change and the Colorado river

There are many factors behind declining Colorado River flows, but climate change plays a larger part than previously thought and the threat will continue to grow if global warming is not addressed, a recent report says. The report by researchers at the University of Arizona and Colorado State University found that an unprecedented increase in… Read More →

Arizona lawmaker wants to establish industrial hemp industry in state

industrial hemp industry

A Republican senator from Lake Havasu City sees economic opportunity in industrial hemp and wants to bring Arizona into the fold. Sen. Sonny Borrelli has sponsored a bill to establish the framework for an industrial hemp industry in Arizona. If passed, SB 1337 would legalize the cultivation, distribution and sale of industrial hemp. It would… Read More →

Grady Gammage Jr. earn’s NAIOP Arizona Award of Excellence

Grady Gammage Jr.
March 7, 2017 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The founder of Gammage & Burnham, Grady Gammage Jr., will receive the 2017 Award of Excellence from NAIOP Arizona at the 2017 Best of NAIOP on March 30 at the Arizona Biltmore. NAIOP’s Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who made a significant, positive impact on the office and industrial commercial real estate market in… Read More →