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Big Deals: Julie Johnson is a star-crossed broker

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Julie Johnson’s first job out of college was to conduct failure analysis for airplane turbine blades, and she couldn’t have been more bored. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering with aspirations of conducting research for a space program. A career in healthcare real estate leasing, investment sales and site selection… Read More →

Reign of the Sun Devil

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Arizona State University is looking to give its aging sports arenas a face lift, and the school is taking a unique approach to come up with the necessary funds for the expansion and renovations. The university plans to convert an area of its Tempe campus into a fee-generating commercial and residential development. ASU and master… Read More →

Construction begins on 4th SkySong office building

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A new building is set to rise at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It’s a necessity to keep up with market demand— the other three office buildings are now almost full with some of the Valley’s most exciting businesses. Construction on SkySong 4 began last week and is expected to be completed in about a year. Like SkySong 3, which opened in… Read More →

Wood Partners’ Alta Tempe averaging 30 leases per month

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by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Upscale apartments with luxurious amenities are in high demand near the new Marina Heights office development, where developer Wood Partners is averaging 30 leases a month at its new Alta Tempe complex. The 296-unit community is uniquely positioned to serve residents seeking proximity to the state’s largest office park when it’s complete in 2017, as well as easy access… Read More →

Watergate figure John Dean will lecture at ASU

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John W. Dean, the former counsel to President Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, will explore the cover-up’s influence on American politics and journalism during a lecture at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dean will be interviewed by Cronkite faculty member and former Washington Post… Read More →

ASU will lead NSF nanotechnology site

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Arizona State University has been chosen to lead a new National Science Foundation (NSF) site that will provide a Southwest regional infrastructure to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research. NSF will provide a total of $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National… Read More →

Why SRP and ASU continue to invest in Tempe

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Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25. This month’s program will feature a discussion on why the Salt River Project and Arizona State University continue to invest in the city of Tempe. The panel will feature John Creer, Assistant Vice President for Real Estate Development at ASU;… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa breaks ground on their first franchise location

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Mesa, Ariz.-based Fuchsia Spa, a concept designed for the everyday woman to indulge in affordable, yet high-end spa services monthly, has announced the breaking ground of its first franchise location, which is set to open in Phoenix this year. Long-time Fuchsia employee Shauna Owens, 30, and her sister Marissa Owens, 28, signed a lease in… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best

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The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →

TGen, Riddell, ASU football study brain injuries

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Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, has began the third year of a study to advance concussion detection and treatment with the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program. Researchers are working to identify biomarkers released from… Read More →

ASU chosen to lead lunar CubeSat mission

Photo by: Sean Amidan/ASU/SpaceTREx

A spacecraft the size of a shoebox with Arizona origins will soon be orbiting our nearest neighbor to create a map of water-ice on the Moon. The NASA-selected CubeSat will be designed, built, and operated at Arizona State University, and is one piece of the agency’s larger mission to fully characterize the water content at the… Read More →

Arizona Commission on the Arts plans development program

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, has announced that it will pilot a new artist-to-artist professional development program called AZ ArtWorker in three Arizona cities: Douglas, Phoenix and Tucson. Funded by a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and produced in partnership with Arizona State University, AZ… Read More →

Tailgating service offers VIP experience and gives back to schools

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Your football team is asked to pour their blood, sweat and tears into every game, but this shouldn’t be an expectation of the tailgaters outside of Sun Devil Stadium. To make tailgating even easier, Tailgater Concierge makes its debut today as a one-stop solution for all tailgating needs – all fans need to do is… Read More →

ASU, Mayo researchers develop real-time test for bone cancer

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Are your bones getting stronger or weaker? Right now, it’s hard to know. But a new test for detecting bone loss, being developed by Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic researchers, offers the possibility of near real-time monitoring of bone diseases. The technique, which measures changes in calcium isotope ratios, has passed an important hurdle by… Read More →