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Arizona ranks ninth in the country for identity theft

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 →

DoubleDutch will open new office in Phoenix

mobile tech

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and the City of Phoenix today join DoubleDutch, a leading global provider of mobile event apps, in announcing the company’s expansion to Phoenix, Arizona. DoubleDutch plans to add 30 employees to this regional office by the end of the year and will use the new location to expand geographic… Read More →

New support to protect 1.7M acres at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Adventures - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Backers of a bill that would create a new national monument on 1.7 million acres of federal land around the Grand Canyon touted a new survey Thursday that they said shows broad support for the plan. The telephone survey of likely voters across the state found 80 percent of respondents said they somewhat supported or… Read More →

Woodside Homes unveils ‘Inspiration Gallery’

Inspiration Gallery
by in Home & Design

Woodside Homes announced the opening of its “Inspiration Gallery,” a one of a kind home-customization experience for buyers as part of the company’s esteemed “Better by Design” program. The 3,700 square-foot facility is equipped with two full kitchens, a bathroom vignette with a tub and shower, as well as style choices and finishings including plumbing… Read More →

Arizona draws more than 1 million Canadian tourists

HSMAI - Tourism

Record breaking is simply the best way to describe Arizona’s unique relationship with Canada as the state celebrates Canada Week.  For the first time ever, 2015 brought more than one million recorded Canadian tourists to explore and enjoy communities across all of Arizona. “Arizona enjoys a long standing friendship with our Canadian neighbors who bring… Read More →

Arizona offers breathtaking road trip options

Road trip
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Arizonans live for the spring and fall months, the short window of respite from the heat of the summer. This year, why not take advantage of the weather with a road trip through some of the state’s most iconic locations as well as some of the less-known locations. Northern Arizona can be just the right… Read More →

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


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


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 →