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Barrow Grand Ball raises more than $4 Million

Cancer research

The Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation raised more than $4 million at the 2016 Barrow Grand Ball, hosted January 16 at the Arizona Biltmore. The announcement was made with a toast to the women who drove the success of the fundraiser—Board Chair Angela Melczer and ball Co-Chairs Sandy Hecomovich and Amy Thurston—among the company… Read More →

El Niño storms affect winter crop industry in Arizona

El Niño
by in AZ Business Magazine

This year’s El Niño will be one of the strongest weather cycles of its kind on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And Arizona saw its first bout of related weather in early January. The storm, marked by four to five consecutive days of rain, increased cloud cover and left up to… Read More →

Taking advantage of Arizona’s R&D tax credit

tax credit
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Arizona companies that create products that are more reliable, lighter, faster or less expensive,  may qualify for a dollar-for-dollar reduction of their income tax liability. But, Arizona business need to start preparing early if they hope to take advantage of this opportunity. Arizona’s research and development (R&D) tax credits are available to companies that bear… Read More →

$35M home would set record for priciest in Arizona

Paradise Valley Home

Have you ever wanted to live in a $35 million Paradise Valley mansion? This 36,000 square-foot dream home, Villa Paradiso, could set the record for priciest in Arizona. It’s decked out with 12 car garage, eight bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a home theater, an art gallery, gardens and a pool. Villa Paradiso is located near McDonald Drive… Read More →

Air Force may spare A-10 from budget cuts for now

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia flies over Afghanistan in this 2011 photo. (Photo by Master Sgt. William Greer/U.S. Air Force)

The Air Force has delayed plans to retire the A-10 Warthog, a jet fighter that is a mainstay of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, according to a published report. The news, first reported Wednesday by the news site Defense One, was quickly welcomed by Arizona lawmakers who have fought the Air Force for… Read More →

Wasabi Ventures’ VidFall moves to Arizona

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

Due to rapid market traction and user growth, VidFall founders Joel Robinson and Steve Messa are moving the company to Arizona in January 2016. The startup’s current home is in Manchester, NH, where it has been in incubation. The team has worked closely with Wasabi Ventures Managing Partner TK Kuegler and the venture capital firm’s… Read More →

TGen reports $174 million economic impact on Arizona

bioscience

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) annual economic impact on Arizona has risen eight-fold over 8 years, reaching a total of $174 million annually, according to an independent financial report released Wednesday. Independent auditing firm Tripp Umbach of Pittsburgh’s report shows that TGen is responsible for $8.7 million is annual tax revenues to the state’s general… Read More →

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham adds 2 partners

law

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced, Tuesday, that the firm added two Arizona lawyers, Blake Whiteman and Brian Myers. Whiteman and Myers, who both practice in commercial litigation, join the firm as partners. Whiteman is also an experienced family law and domestic relations lawyer. Whiteman’s practice is focused in business disputes, construction and commercial litigation, including… Read More →

Influential millennials in commercial real estate

executives
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

They are called lazy, narcissistic, entitled. Nevertheless, Millennials are the largest and most educated generation in the United States today and they are impacting and driving every sector of Arizona’s business community. Here are 10 Millennials who are not just the future leaders of tomorrow, they are the movers and shakers in today’s commercial real… Read More →

City Property Management releases HOA mobile app

Photo by Flickr, okalkavan

City Property Management developed and released a smartphone app that lets members of City Property Management homeowners associations vote on meetings, report maintenance and more within the City Property network. The app, CITYlink HOA, is available for Apple and Android devices, and lets City Property homeowner association members view paying assessments, account histories, architectural requests,… Read More →

Working together to avert a Southwest water crisis

cragin reservoir
by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

After 16 years of drought on the Colorado River, how is it Arizona is not in a water crisis? We are not in a crisis due to a legacy of leadership and sound, future-thinking water planning.  The Central Arizona Project (CAP) and its partners are continuing this leadership with a steadfast focus on tomorrow’s challenges.… Read More →

Will ‘Seahawks effect’ catch on for AZ homebuyers?

football

A shortage of homes on the market and multiple-offer situations have fueled buyers to create strategies to get ahead of the competition. One game plan – the “Seahawks Strategy” – has worked for some Seattle homebuyers, and experts say the method could catch on in Arizona. The strategy suggests buyers shop for a home during… Read More →

Paraffin International wins 2015 innovation challenge

Paraffin

Paraffin International Inc. announced, Wednesday, the company has been named a winner in the Fall 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) for its innovative gLOVE Treat, a revolutionary therapeutic paraffin wax treatment for hands and feet. gLOVE Treat gloves and boots are an innovative, all-in-one solution to the disadvantages of traditional paraffin wax treatments. The easy-to-use, self-contained paraffin… Read More →

Arizona ranks 7th in the nation for theft claims

Theft

The holiday season is when more theft claims come in compared to the rest of the year, and Arizona ranks 7th in the nation for theft claims, according to State Farm’s claim data. In January 2014, there were 9,817 theft claims filed in The United States. December wasn’t far behind with 9,533 claims. The average… Read More →