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Goodyear Community Health Park wins national challenge

Goodyear Community Health Project
by in AZRE Magazine

The creation of a community wellness area anchored by two West Valley hospitals and supported by a coalition of community partners in Goodyear is capturing national attention, winning a top award from General Electric. The 129-acre project, named Goodyear Community Health Park, is being developed through a collaboration between the City of Goodyear, Abrazo West… Read More →

Streets of New York celebrates 40th anniversary

Streets of New York, one of the oldest family-owned pizza chains in Arizona, commemorates its 40th anniversary with the 40 Days of Streets celebration. It includes prizes and special dining offers October 4 through November 12, 2016 with a portion of the proceeds from the 40th anniversary special benefitting Make-A-Wish Arizona. The restaurant chain, as… Read More →

Arnold Palmer leaves lasting imprint on Arizona golf courses

LPGA Tour
by in Scottsdale Living Magazine

In the entrance of the Starfire Golf Club, legend Arnold Palmer smiles in a blue beret while sinking his winning putt in the 1961 British Open – his first of two. “It’s Palmer by a Stroke,” the “New World” headline reads, one of many documenting the victories he achieved in his 52 years striding the… Read More →

Signs of life: medical office leasing gains momentum

medical office
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Plaza Companies’ Brokerage Services Team secured six significant new leases as part of increasing momentum in the medical office real estate sector. The six leases exceed 39,000 square feet, ranging from 3,000 square feet to 12,131 square feet and boasting a total value of more than $4 million. Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies, says the six transactions were representative of an… Read More →

Arizona boldly grows into deep space exploration hub

by in Aerospace | AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of local Arizona aerospace enterprises. If you think for a minute that Arizona enterprises don’t measure up to “The Enterprise,” think again. We may not have Spock, Kirk or warp drive, but what Arizona does have is an impressive list of some of the most progressive aerospace… Read More →

Market shifts spur local company’s relocation

by in AZRE Magazine

Willie Itule Produce, Inc., a local family-owned and operated wholesale produce distributor, moved from the location it has known in Downtown Phoenix since 1979 for a bigger, better industrial space to facilitate its continued growth. The company’s original location on Jackson Street is situated in the heart of the historic Warehouse District. Once the hotspot… Read More →

Olympic gymnastics champions coming to Gila River Arena

by in Experience AZ Magazine

The 36-city Kellogg’s® Tour of Gymnastics Champions kicks off Thursday, Sept. 15, in Spokane, Wash., and promises fans a high-flying, dynamic experience that celebrates the sport’s beauty and skill in each of the disciplines. Bigger and better than ever, the show’s format pairs elite gymnastics skill with modern performance art that pushes the boundaries of… Read More →

108 Arizona companies make Inc. 5000 list

A total of 108 Arizona companies earned spots on the Inc. 5000 list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for 2016. Criteria for earning admission to the 2016 Inc. 5000’s list include required businesses to: • Be privately held, for profit, based in the U.S., and independent (not a subsidiary or division of… Read More →

Banner Health buys 32 Urgent Care Extra facilities in Arizona

In a drive to meet consumer demands for affordability and quick and convenient access, Banner Health has announced the purchase of Urgent Care Extra’s 32 facilities in Arizona. These urgent care centers will become part of Banner on Oct. 1, 2016. New signs will re-brand these centers as Banner Urgent Care. By the end of… Read More →

APS and Phoenix Suns team up to provide STEM grants

Arizona School Choice Trust

What do cardboard boat races, worm farms, robot coding and solar car design have in common? They are all recent classroom projects funded by STEM mini-grants from APS and the Phoenix Suns. And, effective immediately, Arizona K-12 teachers in public and charter schools within the APS service territory are invited to apply for STEM mini-grants… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Redirect Health outperforms CDC benchmarks

Politics

Member utilization of Redirect Health over the past 18 months makes it clear the company’s healthcare delivery model is working: the Arizona-based business, which helps employers nationwide build affordable healthcare plans through a partial self-insurance model, dramatically outperformed Centers for Disease Control benchmarks from Jan. 2015 through June 2016.  CDC collects utilization data from health… Read More →

Arizona equity crowdfunding boosts small business

Photo: borman818, Flickr

Last April, Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill 2591. Known as the “Intrastate Offering Exemption”, as a job creation initiative designed to invigorate our state’s economy. This landmark piece of legislation allows Arizona small businesses the ability to sell stock directly to Arizona investors online. This bill makes Equity Crowdfunding available to Arizona… Read More →

Arizona’s Obamacare consumers face higher costs this fall

Insurance companies have one more day to let Arizona regulators know if they will drop or limit coverage under Obamacare, but this much is already certain: Coverage will still be available, but it will cost more. Five insurance companies that had offered coverage in the Affordable Care Act marketplace have told state regulators that they… Read More →

New hires bring new level of service to healthcare market

Healthcare

With more than 40 years of combined experience in commercial real estate, brokerage and healthcare, Patti Gentry and Chelsea Maddox aim to take Keyser’s healthcare division to the next level with their senior leadership and selfless service mentality. Jonathan Keyser, founder of the company, calls both hires a “great cultural fit with extraordinary commitment to… Read More →