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SRP recognizes Champions of Energy Efficiency


SRP honored seven innovative businesses and organizations for their energy-efficiency efforts and savings at the inaugural Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards event. The awards are part of SRP’s efforts to encourage commercial customers to take advantage of the SRP Business Solutions programs to reduce energy use and save money. “Utility costs can be one of… Read More →

Alliance Residential’s Bruce Ward named 2014 ‘Executive of the Year’

Bruce Ward, Alliance Residential

Alliance Residential Company announced that Bruce Ward, the company’s chairman and CEO, has been named the 2014 Executive of the Year by Multifamily Executive, one of the leading trade publications for the multifamily housing industry. One of the most prestigious honors of the multifamily industry, the Executive of the Year Award is given annually to… Read More →

Construction employment stalls in August

by in Construction

Construction employment stagnated in August, while the industry unemployment rate fell and a majority of companies reported difficulty finding workers, according to an analysis of new government data and an industry survey by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials called for education and immigration reform measures needed to ensure an adequate supply of… Read More →

Cooper, Cardinal and Company sell apartment complex

by in Business News

Cooper, Cardinal and Company LLC, a boutique multi-family investment brokerage firm with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, recently closed the transaction for Rossmore Apartments, an 26-unit multi-family community located in Glendale, Arizona near Westgate City Center and Historic Glendale District. The sale price of $635,000 represents a capitalization rate of 7.10% on Proforma income. It equates… Read More →

De Rito Partners Announces Recent Transactions

SanTan Village Furniture Center photo - August deals
by in Business News

New bike shop opening in Tempe The Pedal Bike Shop signed a lease for 3,763 square feet at 405 W. University Drive, near the Arizona State University campus. The shopping center is located at the southeast corner of University Drive and Wilson Street in Tempe. De Rito Partners’ brokers John Palmieri and Chris Corso represented… Read More →

Metro North Corporate Park Signs 2 New Leases

by in Business News

Metro North Corporate Park recently signed the following two new Leases at their 13450 N. Black Canyon Highway facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The State of Arizona signed a 30,000 s.f. five-year Lease and will be utilizing the space for its Department of Economic Security – Child Protective Services Division.  The space will be used primarily… Read More →

Construction Spending Rises 0.6 Percent in July

Bernards & Construction

The nation’s builders were busy in July as construction spending increased 0.6 percent to $900.8 billion—the largest upswing in four years—according to the Sept. 3 report by the U.S. Commerce Department. Nonresidential construction spending also rose 0.6 percent in July, but is down 0.8 percent compared to one year ago. Private nonresidential construction spending grew… Read More →

YWCA seeking nominations for Tribute to Leadership awards

Desert Schools - community service and leadership award

The YWCA of Maricopa County is accepting applications from now through August 16 for its annual Tribute to Leadership awards. The awards are presented across a variety of categories and seek to recognize those who have made substantial contributions toward eliminating discrimination and empowering women in the community. Categories currently accepting nominations: Advocacy Leader, Community… Read More →

Cox looks to Honor Environmental Volunteers

Red Mountain Hike, Utah, Arizona Getaway Destination
by in Business News | Green

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for Arizona’s second annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at for volunteers in Metro Phoenix and Southern Arizona who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental… Read More →

Eastmark Grand Opening Set For June 1 With Full Day of Activities

Rendering of the amphitheater at the Great Park at Eastmark.

  The first new large-scale integrated community to launch in Metro Phoenix in 10 years will hold a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 1 to showcase its first phase of residential homes and the first phase of the Eastmark Great Park. Eastmark, located in the heart of the East Valley,… Read More →

Microchip Wins Prestigious Technology Awards

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology
by in Business News | Tech

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced that it has been recognized by the following global electronics industry publications and organizations for product innovation and technology leadership. After launching in November, Microchip won three prestigious awards for its MGC3130, which offers low-power, precise, fast and robust hand position… Read More →

Speaker: Mark Roddy ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Mark Roddy, SmithGroup Mark Roddy, AIA, a design principal and lead designer for the Phoenix office of SmithGroup’s Office Workplace Studio, has over 18 years in the architectural field. Mark received his bachelor degree from the University of Arizona in 1991 and a Masters in Architecture from UCLA in 1996. He has taught architecture design… Read More →

Speaker: Kevin Woodhurst ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Kevin Woodhurst, Dolphin Pools and Spas Kevin Woodhurst has been building and promoting energy efficient pools since 1996. The companies that he has owned or worked with utilize the latest technologies and standards in order to deliver consumer and environmentally projects that save or conserve natural resources. Kevin has been a student to the pool… Read More →

Scottsdale Area Chamber Of Commerce Gives Out Its Annual Sterling Awards

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.
by in Events | Small Biz

Four Scottsdale businesses received the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.  The 25th annual Sterling Awards were handed out yesterday, Nov. 16, to a packed house at the Scottsdale Resort and Convention Center. The Sterling Award is presented to companies that make Scottsdale a great place to live, work and play. Four teams… Read More →