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Salvation Army celebrates 150th anniversary

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

A crowd of more than 900 packed the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom to celebrate the Salvation Army‘s 150th anniversary. William Booth’s mission was to help feed the hungry and homeless and lift up the thieves, prostitutes and drunkards who needed salvation in the abject poverty of London in 1865. As he helped people… Read More →

P.B. Bell celebrates anniversary of their largest acquisition

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P.B. Bell, a leader in multi-family housing development and management, is marking the one-year anniversary of its biggest acquisition by celebrating improved occupancies stemming from the completion of major renovations within the seven-property portfolio. The acquisition, which closed in July of 2014, included nearly 2,800 apartment units in complexes throughout metropolitan Phoenix. The transaction represented… Read More →

Marker Test Diagnostics will relocate to Chandler


Marker Test Diagnostics, Inc., a leading international supplier to the drug testing industry, announced today that the company has completed a corporate relocation for its U.S. headquarters from Leesburg, Va. to Chandler. The move will centralize critical business functions and key members of the company’s senior management team, creating operational efficiencies for Marker Test and… Read More →

Authentic Eastern Mediterranean cuisine now in Chandler


The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge recently opened their flagship restaurant on the northeast corner of Dobson and W. Germann Road in Chandler at the Shops at Pecos Ranch. The Ivy serves to exceed East Valley residents’ expectations with an upscale, casual, hip dining experience for lunch and dinner. The Ivy has a diverse menu of authentic… Read More →

August industrial and office property review


ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The Metro Phoenix economy continued to improve adding 55,500 jobs over the past 12 months through March, marking an annualized job growth rate of 3.0%. The unemployment rate declined to 4.8%, the lowest rate since 2008, down 160 basis points (bps) from a year ago and 70 bps lower than the national rate.… Read More →

PayPal just added 150 jobs to Phoenix job market

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PayPal, one of the world’s largest e-commerce firms, is planning to add 150 new employees to its Chandler location this summer. PayPal’s Arizona facility was voted the Best Place to Work in 2014. Arizonans interested in exploring a career with PayPal are invited to the Job Fair next week, where recruiters will accept resumes and… Read More →

Rents spike as vacancy continues to tighten

Market report supplied by Colliers International THE BROADER VIEW The Greater Phoenix multifamily market continued to ride a wave of momentum to start 2015. Robust renter demand for units fueled another vacancy improvement, rents surged and sales prices posted additional gains. Healthy employment growth is the driving force behind renter demand, and the new units… Read More →

Tiburon @ Chandler Airport breaks ground


DTZ has announced the ground breaking of Tiburon @ Chandler Airport. Tiburon Companies executives Michael Burton, Robert Burton and Dwayne Burton were joined by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, Chandler City Council members Nora Ellen, Terry Roe and Jack Sellers along with their project team and other local leaders to celebrate the ground breaking of Tiburon @… Read More →

Chandler development brings luxury villas to Fulton Ranch


There is more luxury development on the horizon for the in-demand Fulton Ranch neighborhood in Chandler. Valley-based Serenity Development is set to build 128 luxury condominium villas as part of Serenity at Fulton Ranch, the final new-home neighborhood of the premier Fulton Ranch master plan. Construction and sales are currently underway with first deliveries later… Read More →

Arizona schools ‘Go Blue’ for World Autism Awareness Day

Pieceful Solutions - Chandler

Pieceful Solutions, a K-12 school for children with autism spectrum disorders, commemorated Autism Awareness Month with a celebratory sunrise event today at its Chandler campus, Thursday, April 2 (World Autism Awareness Day), starting at 6 a.m. Faculty members, families, students and community supporters gathered to increase awareness about the increasing number of children in Arizona with… Read More →

Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival returns

Arizona’s largest BBQ event is set to return to downtown Chandler on March 21, 2015 from noon – 10 p.m. Winner of Outstanding Event of the Year in 2012 and 2013 at the APS AzTEC Awards, the 2015 Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival will be bigger and better than ever with a newly expanded… Read More →

LGE completes construction on Savage Universal HQ

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LGE Design Build has completed construction on a new 64,000-square-foot office and warehouse building in Chandler for Savage Universal, which has provided products for the photography industry since 1937. Needing a more efficient space for its headquarters, the family-run company hired LGE to construct a new building at the gateway of the Chandler Airport Business… Read More →

Music and festivals highlight week’s best bets for fun


Scottsdale and Baseball Scottsdale has been home to Baseball since the 1920’s and the Scottsdale Library is out to prove it. Scottsdale’s leading historian will present the evolution of the favorite past time through a photo presentation. After the presentation, attendants are encouraged to head to Scottsdale Stadium to enjoy a game between the San… Read More →

NexMetro will build leased-home neighborhood in Chandler


Phoenix-headquartered NexMetro Communities, America’s builder of next-generation leased–home neighborhoods, announces the purchase of 15 acres at the northeast corner of Warner Road and Grace Boulevard, just west of Arizona Avenue, in Chandler, Arizona, where it plans to develop 194 homes. The development will feature one, two, and three bedroom floorplans and continues the developer’s charter… Read More →