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Where to Turn to Raise Money for Your Business

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Whether you’re starting a new business, or growing one, you will turn a corner where funding the venture from your savings account is no longer an option. So where do business owners go after they exhaust savings and are on the brink of turning a profit? Here are a few alternatives, outside of a costly initial… Read More →

How to protect your intellectual property

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The Phoenix startup scene is hot right now, and not just from our months of 100-degree days. According to the founders of Tuft & Needle, who chose Phoenix over Silicon Valley for their startup mattress company, Phoenix is “unusually attractive—and more than a little underrated” for startups due to low costs, access to investors, and,… Read More →

How public/private partnerships are critical for development

by in AZRE Magazine

Ten years ago, the Urban Land Institute published Ten Principles for Successful Public/Private Partnerships. That publication set forth core principles essential for successful accomplishment of joint development by the public and private sectors, benefiting both, that neither could achieve independently. Those ten principles remain as applicable today as they were then, but the challenges facing… Read More →

CBRE completes $3 Million sale of Kneaders Bakery

Kneaders
by in AZ Business Magazine

CBRE completed the sale of a single-tenant, Kneaders Bakery & Café, located at 1150 E. Bell Rd. within the brand new Trellis on Bell mixed-use development in Phoenix. Four Foods Group (FFG Development, LLC) bought the land and just completed construction on the 4,050-square-foot retail property. The property commanded a sale price of $3 million. Kneaders Bakery… Read More →

The future of virtual reality in CRE

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by in AZRE Magazine

The adoption of virtual reality in commercial real estate is changing the way buildings/units are designed, marketed, leased and sold. International Data Corporation reports worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality market will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. Rami Kalla, founder of Point in Time… Read More →

How the BOMA 360 program enhances properties

If you own an expensive sports car, you ensure the vehicle’s value and longevity by making sure it is cared for by the most qualified professionals. Likewise, owners of a multi-million-dollar buildings tend to want the same thing. Building certifications, awards and designations can help add value to a property, but not every designation adds… Read More →

Q&A: Incoming president refocuses and recharges BOMA

BOMA
by in AZRE Magazine

Since the Building Owners and Managers Association was founded 110 years ago, commercial real estate professionals look to BOMA as a leading source for advocacy and education in the industry around the world. In Arizona, BOMA Greater Phoenix was established in 1936 with the same mission to be the industry leader for best practices, providing… Read More →

Gilbert plans for more business, residents and visitors

East Valley
by in AZ Business Magazine

The Town of Gilbert is attracting new residents and companies to the area by making a name for itself as a live, work, play city. It projects significant business and residential growth in the next 10 to 20 years, which includes approximately 80,000 more residents by 2030 and nearly 20,000 more employees in one of… Read More →

Cleveland-based Financial risk firm expands into Phoenix

Financial risk

Hines, the international real estate firm, today announced it has signed a 19,200-square-foot lease at Renaissance Square for Gabriel Partners, a Cleveland-based financial risk and compliance firm expanding to the Phoenix market. Gabriel Partners will occupy the entire 22nd floor of Two Renaissance Square with collaborative office spaces. Gabriel Partners provides financial and risk analytics, intelligence and regulatory… Read More →

3 reasons giving back will grow your business

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There is a quote that says, “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” No one disagrees that giving back is important. Whether it is volunteering to speak at an event, sponsoring a conference, or reserving time to mentor, giving back is not only the right thing… Read More →

Phoenix City Council extends small business program

The Phoenix City Council finance, efficiency, economy and sustainability subcommittee voted unanimously, Wednesday, to extend the Small Business Enterprise Program until July 30, 2020. “The Small Business Enterprise Program provides small business enterprises with opportunities to participate in city construction and purchasing,” said Donald Logan, City of Phoenix equal opportunity director, at a city meeting… Read More →

Flagstaff Incubator helps Native Americans build businesses

Entrepreneurs

Sunlight shoots through the window of a Flagstaff studio, casting a spotlight on Gregory Hill – specifically on his hands. They’re burned and worn from carving toy tops. Hill, who is part-Hopi and part-Quechan, often works on his trade 19 hours a day to keep up with demand for his tops. “A top is one… Read More →

Top Things to Do This Week

Ballet Arizona
by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, which means that this weekend will have plenty of lovely events to attend. Watch the sad love story of “La Bayadère: The Temple Dancer” at Arizona Ballet or see the majestic Arabian Horse Show and be awed by the beautiful creatures. No matter what you do this weekend, make… Read More →

Tumbleweed Center Relocates Phoenix Headquarters

by in In The Spotlight

Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development will expand and relocate its headquarters from Downtown Phoenix to Siete Square II, 3707 N. 7th St. in Midtown, according to Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Tumbleweed was established in 1972 with a mission to provide a safe space for collaborating with youth and young adults in the community… Read More →