Arizona Centennial Archives

Canadian Group Invests in $5.2M Office Complex, $40M Total in Valley

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by in Brokerage | Business News

Talia Jevan Properties, Inc. acquired the 22,080 SF North Scottsdale Corporate Office Complex located at 6970 E. Chauncey Ln. in Scottsdale for $5.2M. The seller in the transaction was Alliance Real Estate Holdings LLC. Talia Jevan owns two additional assets in the Metro Phoenix market and continues to seek investment opportunities for purchase. Established in… Read More →

Mayor Elaine Scruggs Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Mayor Elaine Scruggs

Mayor Elaine Scruggs is the recipient of the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award for regional planning in Maricopa County. Scruggs received the award from the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) during its recently held 2012 Desert Peaks Awards ceremony in recognition for her 22 years of service exemplifying regional cooperation. “It has been my joy and… Read More →

The University Of Arizona Celebrates Innovation

University Of Arizona
by in Education | Events | Tech

The University of Arizona (UA) hosted its ninth annual Innovation Day on March 6.  The event, attended by over 300 people, celebrated the UA’s success in technology development and innovation by highlighting the research achievements of students, staff, and faculty. Innovation Day opened with UA at the Leading Edge, which showcased the cutting edge research… Read More →

Arizona Centennial Events: Arizona Centennial Events For This Week


Arizona Centennial Events: Arizona turns 100, if you’re looking for a way to celebrate check out the following events. Centennial Marriage Event In honor of the Valentine State, get married on Arizona’s 100th statehood day – Tuesday, February 14, 2012! To celebrate Arizona’s Statehood Centennial, the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona’s Clerks of Superior Court… Read More →

Celebrating Arizona Centennial Through Photographic Exhibit

Celebrating Arizona Centennial Through Photographic Exhibit
by in Around Arizona | Events

In celebration of the Arizona Centennial, a 50-photo exhibit will be on display presented by Alliance Bank in downtown Phoenix at CityScape. Running from now through the end of March 2012, the exhibit entitled “At Work in Arizona” will mark the 100th year since admitted to the Union when it achieved its statehood as the… Read More →

Civil Discourse: What, How And Why Now?

Civil Discourse

It seems to be the topic of many conversations these days. But what is civil discourse, and how can we achieve it? More importantly, why has the call become increasingly louder for a concerted effort to find a different way of electing our leaders, solving our problems and interfacing with each other? What is Civil… Read More →

AZRE Magazine January/February 2012: Centennial Issue

AZRE Magazine Digital Issue
by in AZRE Magazine

January/February 2012 Centennial Issue: The Centennial Issue In this special Centennial issue, AZRE looks ahead to the next 100 years within the commercial real estate industry. Also, AZRE features 30 companies that could have an impact on the industry in 2012. You’ll also find out which project are new to the market over the next… Read More →

AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

AZ Business Magazine - Digital Issue

Arizona Business Magazine January/February 2012 The Centennial Issue In this special Arizona Centennial issue of AZ Business Magazine, we not not only take a look back on the Arizona’s rich history, but also look ahead at another 100 promising years, asking experts in various fields, “What’s in store for Arizona’s next century?” Flip through, and… Read More →

Centennial Series: Arizona’s History Impacts The Way We Live Our Lives

Centennial Series - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

100 Years of Change: From ‘Sesame Street’ to scientific breakthroughs, Arizona’s history impacts the way we live our lives During Arizona’s first century, every elementary school student in the state learned about the five Cs that drove Arizona’s economy — copper, cotton, cattle, citrus and climate. There is a chance that if you ask Arizona… Read More →

5 Weird Arizona Attractions You Have To See

Arizona Centennial, Mystery Castle
by in Lists

Over the course of the past 100 years, inhabitants of Arizona have left their marks on the surface of the Arizona landscape for better, worse or just plain weird. Here are some Arizona attractions worth visiting at least once: The Mystery Castle on South Mountain This Phoenix Point of Pride was built on the base of South… Read More →

Centennial Series: Top 10 Arizona Legal Cases

Top Arizona Legal Cases - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011

ASU law professor and dean emeritus names top Arizona legal cases Arizona has grown in the past 100 years from a territory formerly part of the wild, wild West to a state with a rich history of legal cases affecting either local residents or residents along with the rest of the nation. Based on my… Read More →

10 Top Arizona Landmarks And Sights

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by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

10 Top Arizona Landmarks And Sights Despite the typical images of a colorless and dry land that the word “desert” brings up in our minds, Arizona has a lot more to offer than varying shades of brown. Arizona landscapes and sights are unique and often breathtaking. They show the long, rich history of Arizona before… Read More →

Centennial Series: 100 Years of Notable Arizonans

100 Years of Notable Arizonans, Arizona Centennial Series

Arizonans who made a notable impact to Arizona & American history:   100 Years of Notable Arizonans:   Dr. Richard Carmona Served as the 17th U.S. Surgeon General during the Bush Administration Raul H. Castro First Hispanic governor of Arizona; U.S. ambassador to Argentina Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) Labor rights activist; union organizer Barry Goldwater (1909–1998)… Read More →

Arizona Centennial Series: 10 Historic Buildings Still Standing

Arizona Centennial Series: 10 Historic Buildings Still Standing
by in Around Arizona | Real Estate

Historic Buildings – Arizona has a history that ranges from historic wonders, such as the Grand Canyon, to remarkable buildings. Each year the Arizona Preservation Foundation releases their Arizona Most Endangered Historic Places List which informs the public and increases awareness. The following includes 10 historic buildings still standing, significant from Arizona’s past: 10. Strawberry Schoolhouse –… Read More →