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Tempe Chamber announces Business Excellence Awards finalists

Tempe town lake at dusk

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced six finalists for the prestigious Business Excellence Awards. The recipients will be announced June 29 at the Tempe Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon, presented by Southwest Airlines. The awards promote the advancement of responsible business leadership in the community and publicly recognize local businesses demonstrating a passion for excellence.… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Caliente Construction

Caliente Construction
by in AZ Business Magazine

Leadership: Lorraine Bergman, president and CEO; Lisa Autino, CFO Website: What it does: Family-owned, commercial general contractor celebrating its 25th year of providing new construction, MEP infrastructure, tenant improvement and renovation services. How it leads: Since assuming leadership of the company after her husband passed away in 2005, Bergman has helped Caliente triple in size… Read More →

Arizona business leaders commit to saving lives from cancer


Nearly 20 Arizona business executives from local companies joined forces on Nov. 29 at the Phoenix Country Club to pledge continued commitment to the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer, an initiative uniting organizations to prevent cancer and save lives. This inspirational event reinforced each executive’s commitment to the CEO Chapter and to their company’s… Read More →

Tempe Chamber honors The Dhaba, Caliente Construction

View from Papago Peak, Tempe, Arizona

Thursday, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce presented two companies with Business Excellence Awards, the organization’s top honor for commerce. The Dhaba was named the Small Business of the Year. Caliente Construction was named the Large Business of the Year. Both firms have a proven record of success and growth, community involvement, dedication to employees, leadership, reliability and commitment to… Read More →

Women-focused Building 313 will break ground

Building 313
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Gilbert’s first women-focused mixed-use building, Building 313, is officially under development and a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7 at 8:15 a.m. The $3.3 million project, named Building 313, will be a 15,602 square-foot owner-occupied mixed-use space in the Heritage District of downtown Gilbert. Owner and visionary Lynne King Smith, a Gilbert-based entrepreneur… Read More →

Tempe Chamber presents Business Excellence Awards


The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced its six finalists for the prestigious Business Excellence Awards. The awards promote the advancement of responsible business leadership in the community and publicly recognize local businesses demonstrating a passion for excellence. The awards honor companies for success in business growth, employee development, community involvement and customer service. The awards will… Read More →

Former home of Caliente Construction sold for $101/SF

GPE Commercial Advisors, an award winning commercial real estate firm in Arizona, secured the sale of the former home of Caliente Construction, a 6,027 SF one-story flex/industrial building located at 242 South El Dorado Circle in Mesa for $610,000 ($101/SF). “Caliente Construction is so pleased with the way GPE Companies managed the sale of our… Read More →

Lisa Autino joins Caliente Construction

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Caliente Construction welcomed Lisa Autino, CPA, CCIFP as the organization’s new controller on Thursday. Autino will manage the accounting operations, financial community relationships and lead the effort for continuous improvement in the financial and project management platforms of the firm. Autino began her career in public accounting after graduating from NAU in 1986 with a Bachelor… Read More →

Robert Cashin joins Caliente Construction

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Robert Cashin has joined Caliente Construction Inc., Phoenix, as Vice President of Construction Services. As a 36-year veteran in Arizona construction, Cashin will provide overall direction, leadership and guidance to manage the operational activities of the $65 million local company; ensuring growth, profitability, employee development, and the highest client service. Cashin began his career in… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight

Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

Public Projects: Keeping Construction Companies Alive

Public Projects - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012
by in Economic Development

Of the 15 Arizona school districts that asked voters in November to approve bonds to build or renovate education facilities, 11 got the go-ahead despite the lingering recession. That’s good news for many of the state’s construction companies that have relied on publicly-funded projects to boost business and keep workers employed as private investment in… Read More →