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AAED will examine impact of human capital on housing

The Home Furnishing & Design Show will debut March 28-29, 2015, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
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The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) October luncheon will feature a panel discussion on Human Capital Affecting Housing Trends. It will be held on Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. The discussion will include views from companies about how their strategy on the access to… Read More →

AAED luncheon will focus on urban adaptive reuse

Jim Deters, CEO of Galvanize, announces an urban adaptive re-use project that will bring the technology education company to Phoenix.
by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon will feature a panel discussion on Urban Adaptive Reuse.  It will be held on Sept. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. The panel, which will be moderated by Amanda Elliott, economic development administrator for Gilbert, will include Eric… Read More →

AZRE names Most Influential Women in CRE for 2016

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The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women had to work their way through the ranks to a C-suite. One was a dealer in a casino.… Read More →

AAED elects 6 members to its board of directors

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has elected six new members to its board of directors. The new board members representing metro Phoenix are:  Mitchel Allen, vice president, business development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council;  Deirdre Gilmore, owner and president of TankGirl Marketing; Rob Millar, economic development manager for the City of Scottsdale; and Lori… Read More →

AAED honors winners of 2016 EDDE Awards

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool… Read More →

AAED moves to new Central Phoenix location

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by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) moved to a new location, 2700 N. Central Ave, Suite 1250, Phoenix, AZ 85004.  The phone number remains (602) 240-AAED (2233). Joyce Grossman, AAED’s executive director, said the organization outgrew its previous space. “We have so many active committees, from our governmental affairs and professional education to our… Read More →

AAED looks at ‘5 Generations in Today’s Workforce’

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“Five Generations in Today’s Workforce” will be discussed during the luncheon keynote at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) 2016 Workforce Symposium, “Success by Design:  What’s Working in Workforce.” It will be held Tuesday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. During the luncheon presentation beginning… Read More →

AAED will discuss economic impact of Final Four

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Dawn Rogers, executive director and CEO of the Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee, will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) March luncheon.  It will be held on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Rogers will discuss how Arizona earned… Read More →

AAED donates $4,080 to Heart for the City

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) presented a check for $4,080 to the Heart for the City at AAED’s annual charity luncheon and raffle.  Joe Eriquez, Heart for the City’s executive director, accepted the check from Jennifer Graves, CEcD, AAED’s president-elect and economic development director for the Town of Gilbert.  Proceeds from a silent… Read More →

Joyce Grossman on the power of attraction

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  Joyce Grossman became executive director of AAED in 2011. She has a B.A. from the University of California- Davis and a M.P.A. from California State University-Sacramento. Prior to joining AAED, Grossman was a deputy director with the City of Phoenix and helped attract the International Genomics Consortium/Translational Genomics Research Institute. WHAT ARE ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS… Read More →

Julie Brassell joins DIRTT Environmental Solutions

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by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

Julie Brassell has been named business development manager at DIRTT Environmental Solutions. She previously was business development manager at Hunt & Caraway Architects. Her background in the commercial real estate industry includes positions at Brycon Construction, Jokake Construction, DMB Associates and Linthicum Custom Builders. Brassell is a member of AAED, ACE, SMPS Arizona, as well… Read More →

Kirk McClure elected to MCC Foundation board

Kirk McClure, Director of Business Development for McCarthy Building Companies, was recently elected to the board of directors for Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. “Kirk has a passion for higher education and is extremely active within business circles here in Arizona,” said Dr. Steve Helfgot, president & CEO of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.  “We look… Read More →

EDDE Awards

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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 →

AAED Presents Annual EDDE Awards

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Currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The awards were presented during an evening awards dinner at the AAED Spring Conference in Tucson. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies who have made significant contributions… Read More →