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Az Business names Most Influential Women of 2016

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They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016, as selected from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. “While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we… Read More →

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture awards $800K to 55 organizations

Emerging Artists

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton believes a vibrant arts community is instrumental in creating a strong economy and as a result the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture increased the amount of funds being distributed to local non-profit arts and culture organizations. This year the Community Arts Support Grants Program will award a total of $865,346 to 55 non-profit organizations serving the residents of Phoenix… Read More →

Get ready Arcadia. Gadzooks Enchiladas is coming to town

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The gooey deliciousness that is Gadzooks Enchildas & Soup will soon be available to Arcadia residents as the owner announces the opening of a new location slated to open in late 2016 or early 2017. The new spot will be near 40th Street and Camelback Road at 4031 E. Camelback Rd., right along the canal. Owner Aaron… Read More →

Valley Partnership examines airports as economic engines

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s monthly breakfast for June will cover a panel who will feature presentations from economic development officials on three of the Valley’s municipal airports. Experts will share their strategic plans and outline upcoming opportunities for the real estate and development communities. The panel will feature Shea Joachim, business development director at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway… Read More →

Phoenix earns presidential award for export success

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Monday presented Mayor Greg Stanton and the City of Phoenix with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Phoenix is only… Read More →

AAED honors winners of 2016 EDDE Awards

Economic Development , 8 honored

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool… Read More →

Phoenix deli honored after 67 years in business

Miracle Mile Deli

After nearly 67 years in business, the City of Phoenix is declaring Tuesday, May 10th Miracle Mile Deli Day by order of proclamation from Mayor Greg Stanton. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, councilman Sal DiCiccio will say a few words about the significance of the locally owned restaurant making it more than six decades in the… Read More →

Phoenix City Council extends small business program

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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 →

Valley Partnership event focuses on creating vibrant downtowns

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s March 18th breakfast topic will hot a discussion featuring city leaders on the evolution of downtown Phoenix. City leaders will share insights into how both public and private leaders are addressing the challenges that are unique to downtown. The panel will feature a discussion between City of Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego, David Krumwiede, executive vice… Read More →

Phoenix IDA announces new board members

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The Phoenix IDA announced the appointment of Vanessa Valenzuela Erickson and David Lujan, Tuesday, to its Board of Directors. Erickson and Lujan join a nine-member Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Phoenix. The Phoenix IDA provides bond financing for community and economic development projects, issuing more than $1.5 billion in bonds… Read More →

Phoenix’s plan to go green

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix leaders want to make neighborhoods happier and healthier under a proposal to create a more environmentally conscious city  – but they want to hear from residents first. Expanding public transit to every neighborhood, building parks and trails and relying on locally sourced food are among proposals to reduce greenhouse gases by 80 percent over… Read More →

Stanton calls for body cameras for Phoenix police

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In a letter to City Manager Ed Zuercher, Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Thelda Williams call for body cameras on all Phoenix Police Officers. Here is the letter in full: Phoenix is fortunate to have one of the very best police departments in the nation. Our officers serve the community each and every day, working… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event

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Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/BCAZMilitary16. Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →

Dig Studio design wins ‘PHX Innovation Games’

Dig Studios Innovation Games
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced, Wednesday, that a concept design submitted by architects at Dig Studio was selected as the winner of the second competition of the PHX Innovation Games. In response to the call for innovators, Dig Studio’s Chad Atterbury, Brandon Sobiech, Lauren Smith and Jay Hicks submitted a design concept for the future… Read More →