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ASU professor tests preventive cancer vaccine

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For more than 10 years, professor Stephen Johnston and a team of researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have been developing a cancer vaccine aimed at preventing all types of cancer. Johnston said his vaccine has passed safety trials and is moving on to efficacy trials in dogs. Johnston said one of the biggest… Read More →

Most Influential Minority Business Leaders of 2016

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Here’s a reason that Arizona businesses might want to embrace Latinos: Hispanics now make up more than 30 percent of the state’s population, while non-Hispanic whites have dropped to 56 percent of the population, according to Arizona’s latest census numbers. Now, consider this, nearly 45 percent of Arizonans under age 5 are Hispanic, outnumbering the… Read More →

College Football Playoff has $273.6M economic impact

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The 2016 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship generated $273.6 million in economic impact, highest among Arizona’s eight college football title games, according to a study by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. An estimated 65,401 visitors came to Arizona for the 2016 College Football Playoff… Read More →

Ballard Spahr marks milestone with diversity scholarship

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Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard Spahr Diversity Scholarship—$25,000 for one year of tuition—will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year, and the recipient will be known as the Ballard… Read More →

Arizona added 100,000 residents in 2015

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Arizona’s population grew by nearly 100,000 in 2015, driven largely by growth in Maricopa County which saw the second-largest increase among counties in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates. The bureau’s 2015 population estimates for counties and metro areas also said that Maricopa finished first in the nation for net domestic migration growth… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

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Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

Local business leaders receive ASU Alumni awards

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Arizona State University Alumni Association will host the Sun Devil 100, an awards celebration dedicated to honoring the university’s alumni business leaders and entrepreneurs, on Wednesday, April 27, in Old Main on the university’s Tempe campus. The event, formerly known as Sun Devil Select, will spotlight the achievements of Sun Devil-owned and Sun Devil-led businesses.… Read More →

W.P. Carey Talks Speaker Series coming in April

Arizona State University

Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business Alumni Board will host the second annual W.P. Carey Talks Speaker Series at the Orpheum Theatre, April 9th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The alumni board, focused on promoting the W.P. Carey School of Business and engaging its alumni, brought together a unique group of speakers to inspire… Read More →

IO closes $505M in financing for new Phoenix data center

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IO, a leading global provider of Data Center Services, today announced it has raised $445 million in debt capital from Deutsche Bank and $60 million in additional growth capital from an affiliate of Macquarie Capital. The proceeds from the Deutsche Bank loan allowed IO to refinance its existing U.S. indebtedness. In addition, IO has exercised… Read More →

EDU3 Ventures buys land near Tempe Town Lake

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Mixed-Use

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix negotiated the $1.4 million purchase of 1.5 acres at 942 and 946 W. First St. in Tempe, near Arizona State University and Tempe Town Lake. The site, which consists of two parcels and a 10,200-square-foot warehouse building, is planned for a mixed-use, live/work redevelopment. Mike Milic, vice president with Colliers, represented the buyer,… Read More →

Single-family home sales hit highest level since 2008

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In December, new single-family home sales had their best month since 2008, with $514 million worth of sales, according to the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University greater Phoenix housing report. Permits for new construction also attained their highest levels since 2008 with 16,768 permits issued in 2015, according to the report, which… Read More →

IO acquires 9 acres adjacent to Sky Harbor Airport

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today that IO has acquired 9.08 acres at the northeast corner of 48th and VanBuren streets near Sky Harbor International Airport for $8.55 million. The company plans to build the country’s largest renewable-powered data center with an estimated investment of more than $500… Read More →

Arizona ranks ninth in the country for identity theft

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Arizona ranked No. 9 in the nation for identity theft in 2014, with 96 identity theft complaints for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The threat of identity theft has grown by about 26 percent in 10 years, with a national total of 332,646 complaints in 2014. This growing risk for identity… Read More →

MoonShot 2020 takes steps in fight against cancer

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Pediatric oncology leaders, Arizona Sen. John McCain and other state officials announced Thursday that Arizona will be the first state to support Cancer MoonShot 2020, a government and private research initiative seeking to accelerate immunotherapy cancer treatment. Cancer MoonShot 2020 also launched its MoonShot 2020 Pediatrics coalition Thursday, involving Phoenix Children’s Hospital and nine other… Read More →