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Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Begins on 2 Medical Office Buildings in Mesa

by in Business News | Construction

  Renovations have begun on Baywood Health Center and Broadway Health Center, two, 2-story medical office buildings in Mesa across the street from Banner Baywood Hospital. Archway Holdings Corp. of Beverly Hills, Calif., which purchased the properties in February 2012, is implementing significant exterior and interior upgrades. Improvements to the properties include a complete redesign… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates $23.5M Sale of University Center

by in Brokerage | Business News | Investment

  Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona negotiated the $23.5M sale of the three-building University Center to the Arizona Board of Regents. This marks an acquisition for future expansion of Arizona State University. University Center , located at Rural Rd. and University Dr., is situated across the street from ASU. The three buildings, 1100, 1130 and… Read More →

10 Tips to Write a Social Media Policy in Business

by in Featured | Marketing

Most business owners are now aware that having a social media presence is important for the success of their businesses. While social media presents unthinkable growth opportunity, it also opens the company up to risk. Thus, it is critical for a business owner to create and implement a strong social media policy that gives the… Read More →

CEOs Rank Best, Worst States For Business

business - best and worst

For the eighth year in a row, CEOs rate Texas as the No. 1 state in which to do business, according to Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best & Worst States Survey. Florida rose one spot to take the No. 2 rank, while North Carolina slipped to No. 3. Tennessee remained at No. 4 while Indiana climbed a spot to… Read More →

Business Podcast: The Dave Ramsey Show 1/12/12

Dave Ramsey Podcast
by in Podcasts

Dave Ramsey, a renown financial guru and speaker, delivers his daily radio show through podcasts hosted on his website and the iTunes store. Utilizing interviews with others, call-ins from listeners, and more — Dave Ramsey gives a realistic perspective on how to properly handle your finances and the stresses that come along with doing that.… Read More →

7 Marketing Tips To Help Grow Your Business

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by in Marketing

Michael Hunter at Entourage Marketing provides you with seven marketing tips to help your business grow. 1. Create a catchy name and a solid brand The naming and presentation of your brand is vital. You want to create a name that both represents your product or service and is memorable. Recently, a new text messaging application… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Economic Council Profiles

The GPEC building in Phoenix - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

Georgia Lord GPEC Ambassador Chairwoman Former Vice Mayor City of Goodyear As the wife of an Air Force officer, Georgia Lord has experienced myriad of cultures. Little did she know that while with him on assignment in Germany, she would get the opportunity to ride in a blimp bearing, coincidentally, the name of the city… Read More →

Renewable Energy Tax Incentive Program Helps GPEC Bring In The Shining Stars Of Solar

A Rioglass solar facility, GPEC

It makes sense that a city with an average of more than 321 days of sunshine a year is taking the lead in solar, thanks in large part to the tireless efforts of the energy source’s biggest crusader in Arizona: the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). “I think if you look at comprehensively the way… Read More →

Jobing.com’s Aaron Matos Talks About His First Job

Aaron Matos is the founder and CEO of Jobing.com. - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Aaron Matos Title: Founder/CEO Company: Jobing.com Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I was a bike mechanic at Swiss American Bicycles. I learned how to work for a boss who was demanding about service quality, timeliness and doing things right. When I was 14, I thought he was overbearing… Read More →

Michelle De Blasi’s Passion For The Environment Carries Through All Her Work

Michelle De Blasi Partner, Quarles & Brady
by in Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Green

Michelle De Blasi Partner, Quarles & Brady Attorney Michelle De Blasi is passionate about the work she does on issues concerning the environment. After completing her undergraduate studies at Arizona State University, De Blasi attended law school at the University of  Washington and worked for the federal government for six years on oil spills and… Read More →

Bed And Breakfasts Around Arizona

Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who'd like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home.
by in Around Arizona | Lists

Getting away for the weekend can be fun, but sometimes it’s nice to have the comforts of home available even while away on vacation.  Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who’d like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home. Here’s a list of bed and breakfasts around Arizona… Read More →

Building A Better Body And Community

CrossFit Push Up

Plastered against the windows of the entrance to an intense workout company in Scottsdale is a sign that reads: Motivated People Only. CrossFit Scottsdale, started by husband-and-wife team Luke and Najla Kayyem in 2008, is striving to provide the best results to their clients while building a positive community atmosphere. The CrossFit method shies away… Read More →

Phoenix Auction House Spends Time In The Television Limelight

Auction Systems had TLC show - Auctioneer$
by in Featured | Marketing | Small Biz

From businesses to bulldozers, anything can be sold at auction — and all with the trademark bang of a gavel. Deb Weidenhamer and her Phoenix-based company, Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, brought the fast-paced world of auction houses to the small screen this fall on TLC’s “Auctioneer$.” The show premiered Oct. 9, and each episode… Read More →

hardison/downey Becomes Part of Kitchell

hardison/downey
by in Real Estate

Two familiar names in Arizona’s construction industry are joining forces as hardison/downey construction inc. becomes part of Kitchell Corp., it was announced today. The move is a transitioning from a joint-venture partnership between the two companies for the past four years. “We have both historically served very distinct markets and rarely compete for business,” Kitchell… Read More →