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Weebly expands to Arizona, signs 25KSF Scottsdale lease

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Weebly, a website creation service based in San Francisco, has signed a 25,000-square-foot office lease at the Galleria Corporate Centre, 4301 N. Scottsdale Rd. The office space will serve as the company’s North American customer operations headquarters to support its growing customer base. Weebly’s expansion to Scottsdale will have a significant impact on the city’s… Read More →

New to Market: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Hotel

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Developer: Wild Horse Pass Development Authority General contractor: W.E. O’Neil Construction Architect: RSP Architects Project Management Firm: TynanGroup, Inc. Location: Adjacent to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Size: 74KSF Value: WND Start/Completion: February 2014 to early 2015 The new Four Points by Sheraton will be a 74KSF, 134 key, six-story hotel owned by the Gila River… Read More →

ACA helps companies bring ideas to market

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Not long ago, there were just five or six incubators and accelerators in Arizona.” Arizona Commerce Authority CEO Sandra Watson looks up to the ceiling in her office, she’s running the numbers in her head. “I think we now have close to 50 active in the state — plus collaborative workspaces, too.” For the entrepreneur… Read More →

Maricopa County gets three miles of new trails

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department recently completed construction of three-miles of new trails along the Maricopa Trail. This segment of trails connects the southeast corner of White Tank Mountain Regional Park to the Jackrabbit Trail Park and Ride in Buckeye. Combined with previously built, but disconnected portions of the trail, this opening creates… Read More →

What will $1 billion in research buy us?

Dr. Marty Pagel of the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Photo provided by University of Arizona Cancer Center.

It’s quite a return on investment. Put a dollar in the pot. Five years later, take home double the money and improve the quality of life for Arizonans in the process. The investment strategy worked in 2003, so why not try it again, especially after those who were part of the last deal have taken… Read More →

Residential real estate forecast is cloudy

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You would think the forecast would be sunny instead of cloudy. Arizona’s population is growing, Maricopa County is among the national leaders in adding jobs and all signs indicate that the state’s economy will continue to expand. Despite all the positive economic indicators, 2014 housing sales aren’t living up to industry expectations after beginning a… Read More →

ACA helps foster manufacturing matchmaking

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“‘What is the overview of manufacturing in the U.S. and Arizona?’ That’s the question no one is asking. It’s a landscape of profound changes — especially for manufacturers who up their game and move up the value chain.” Brian Sherman is filled with enthusiasm. As the senior vice president of business development for the Arizona… Read More →

Now is the time to invest in Arizona

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It used to be when I traveled to different business meetings across the country, people would ask me about Arizona’s politics. While we still have reputation issues to repair, the questions I’ve been getting recently are more focused on the buzz they’re hearing about our growing technology sector. There’s good reason Arizona is getting noticed… Read More →

EDDE Awards

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May 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Every year, the Arizona Association for Economic Development fields nominations for individuals and organizations that have a significant impact on a city, a community and the state. These Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards are a tough-earn and a new year doesn’t always guarantee a winner; the “Best of Arizona” has only been awarded… Read More →

Craft beer industry thriving in San Diego

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BrewHop founder Summer Nixon is eight months pregnant and drinking water from a swing-top glass beer bottle at Coronado Brewing Co.’s new manufacturing facility. She’s just delivered two flights of beer to the table while waiting for Coronado Brewing Co. co-founder Rick Chapman to join her. It’s loud in here. The industrial sounds of pressure… Read More →

Legal Tips for Small-Business Employers

Kami Hoskins

It’s Small Business Week, and we’re celebrating. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses represent 97.1 percent of all Arizona employers and employ 44.8 percent of private-sector employees. In honor of Small Business Week, below are six hot employment law issues that all Arizona small-business employers should know: 1. At-Will: Arizona is an… Read More →

Historic Rancho de la Osa up for auction

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At the end of April, it was announced the historic Rancho de la Osa in Sasabe, Ariz., is on the market for $1.9 million by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s. The 300-year-old ranch hosts one of the oldest buildings, a Spanish hacienda, in the U.S. Past: Home to the oldest building in Arizona, the Altar Valley was… Read More →

LUSTRE Launches Summer Event Series

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Summer in the city has never been hotter and LUSTRE Rooftop Garden in Downtown Phoenix plans to keep things cool with events nearly every day of the week, all summer long with its “100 Days of Summer” event series. Perched on the third-floor pool deck at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is an oasis in… Read More →

What Comes Next for housing market?

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The Phoenix-area housing market is experiencing a normal seasonal spring bounce in activity and prices, but what will happen next? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University talks about the waves of consumers that will likely start returning to the housing market next year, for the first… Read More →

CoreNet Global makes space in a changing workplace

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To add value to a corporate end user, you have to learn to think like one. That starts with realizing a client’s No. 1 business isn’t real estate, says Colliers International’s Bill Littleton. The executive vice president of Colliers’ corporate solution group works with six national and global corporate end users and has 25 years… Read More →