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ASU study reveals formula for app success

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Americans love our smartphones, and we’re constantly downloading more apps to use on them. So, how do you know which apps are going to be the most worthwhile to get — the ones that will ultimately be the best sellers? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University… Read More →

Phoenix home prices rose 5 percent in 2014

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The final numbers are out for 2014, and the median single-family-home prices in the Phoenix area officially went up 5.4 percent. That’s according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of that report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of December:… Read More →

Warren Buffett headlines new ASU speaker series

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Leading business figures, including BerkshireHathaway CEO Warren Buffett, are participating in a new speaker series at Arizona State University. The “Iconic Voices” lecture series, to be held at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, features candid in-person and video interviews with business notables that include Buffett and Freeport-McMoran CEO Richard Adkerson as… Read More →

Matt Nebeker joins Cushman & Wakefield

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Matt Nebeker has rejoined the Office Properties Division of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Nebeker is a 10-year veteran of the Phoenix commercial real estate industry, focusing on East Valley office leasing. He previously worked at Cassidy Turley (now DTZ) and Trammell Crow, and returns to Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked from 2006-2008.… Read More →

AZRE announces 2015 RED Awards finalists

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Every February for the last 10 years, AZRE magazine has shone a spotlight on the commercial real estate industry through its annual Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. This year, a record number of projects and brokerage teams were nominated for a chance to be recognized at this year’s RED Awards. For tickets to this year’s… Read More →

Are investors returning to Phoenix housing market?

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Investors appear to be returning to the Phoenix-area housing market. The latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University examines that new trend, as well as the possibility of a future supply problem. Here are the highlights of the new report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of… Read More →

ASU ranks high in U.S News & World Report

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Arizona State University ranks among the top 10 best schools in the nation for online education, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. ASU is ranked eighth place overall for undergraduate online programs in the U.S. News & World Report 2015 edition of “America’s Best Online Programs” among public and private… Read More →

Vanessa Hickman resigns for role at ASU

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On Jan. 9, Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman informed Gov. Doug Ducey of her resignation. Hickman has accepted a role at Arizona State University, which she will pursue after Jan. 12. Hickman has worked at the Arizona State Land Department for five years and has been the commissioner since Nov. 2012. As state land… Read More →

Growing tech firms reflect emerging Arizona business sector

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Don Hawley is the quintessential product of Silicon Valley. He went to college at the University of California, Berkeley, became a serial entrepreneur and founded and developed many successful technology companies in the San Francisco Bay area. So why is he doing business in Arizona? “Arizona is infinitely more business friendly,” said the founder, chairman… Read More →

SciTech Festival director plants seeds of innovation

“I think I’m a little bit neurotic,” said the executive director of Arizona SciTech Festival. “I’m always thinking, ‘Was my day spent effectively?’ ‘Have I done the most I could during my day.’”  Photo by Robin Sendele, AZ Big Media

Science advocate. Executive director of Arizona SciTech Festival. Assistant research professor at both Arizona State University and University of Arizona chemistry and biochemistry departments. Married with four children. All those accomplishments are listed on Jeremy Babendure’s impressive resume. Most impressive is how Babendure established the SciTech Festival in 2012 and had helped build a state-wide… Read More →

Phoenix housing market ending relatively flat year

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by in Blogs

After several years of wild roller-coaster activity, the Phoenix-area housing market is ready to end a relatively flat year. That’s according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of the new report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of October: •… Read More →

Experts: 2 more years until full economic recovery in Arizona

Deloitte Report Reveals Mid-Market Companies Expect U.S. Economic Growth, Nation’s Economy

We can expect our economic recovery to take about another two years in Arizona. That’s what experts said today at the 51st annual Economic Forecast Luncheon co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase. About 750 people attended the event at the Phoenix Convention Center. Key experts delivered a… Read More →

Will campaign contributions lower your tax rates?

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Many politicians will tell you that donating to their campaigns does not affect the way they vote or design laws. However, a new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University suggests regular ongoing contributions do help provide access to influential lawmakers and that companies making campaign contributions specifically to… Read More →

Arizona businesses win Spirit of Enterprise Awards

We all win when local companies grow, create jobs and help boost our still-recovering economy. Today, several of the state’s best businesses were honored for their positive role in our communities. They’re the winners of the 18th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. “We… Read More →