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AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

PB Bell, Davis Enterprises to redevelop ‘Psycho’ building

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P.B. Bell Companies, a leader in multi-family housing and commercial real estate development and management, and Davis Enterprises, an investment and development company serving Arizona’s retail and office sectors for six decades, have been selected by the City of Phoenix to redevelop the historic Barrister Place building in downtown Phoenix. City officials chose the P.B. Bell… Read More →

Kara Kalkbrenner – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Kara Kalkbrenner – Acting Fire Chief, City of Phoenix Kalkbrenner is a Phoenix native who manages nearly 2,000 personnel and a $300 million budget for the Phoenix Fire Department. She is the first woman to lead the department. Greatest accomplishment: “To have the honor and privilege of serving the citizens of Phoenix for nearly three… Read More →

Sundt delivers truck load of water for summer heat relief

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by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

Sundt Construction Inc., with help from its subcontractors and suppliers, hosted its fifth annual Thirst Aid Water Drive, delivering a semi-truck-load of nearly 200,000 bottles of water to St. Joseph the Worker, a Human Service Campus agency, on Friday, June 6, 2014. As Phoenix’s summer temperatures hit triple digits, employees from Sundt’s corporate headquarters in… Read More →

Renovated US Bank Tower leases 100KSF to tenant

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Following a nearly $3 million renovation of the landmark US Bank Center in downtown Phoenix, Parallel Capital Partners has renegotiated nearly 100,000 square feet and more than $25 million in total lease consideration with existing tenants Valley Metro Rail Inc. (57,074 square feet renewed to 2026); Xerox (31,861 square feet renewed to 2020); and Jacobs… Read More →

Stanton, Gallego Work to Close Gender Pay Gap

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Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Kate Gallego announced Tuesday a new effort to ensure that City of Phoenix contractors – those paid with taxpayer dollars – practice equal pay for equal work among men and women. This morning, on National Equal Pay Day, Stanton asked Gallego to lead an effort over the next few months… Read More →

Melrose Gateway Sign Installation Commemoration Nov. 20

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District 4 Councilman Tom Simplot and community members will celebrate the installation of a new gateway arch across Seventh Avenue just north of Indian School Road with an event 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. “The Melrose District and Seventh Avenue as a whole are two of the most vibrant, growing areas of central Phoenix. It’s… Read More →

Gap is Narrowing on Immigration Reform

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

Various Arizona Chamber and business leaders have made numerous visits to Washington, D.C. over the years to push for reform of our nation’s badly broken immigration system. As a border state, we understand this issue well. For years, the business community in Arizona has been pressing Congress and the Administration for a secure border, workable… Read More →

Plans advance for Arizona Biomedical Corridor

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by in Bioscience | Education | Featured

Plans to establish a biomedical and advanced technology research and development campus in northeast Phoenix advanced this week as KUD International, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest development, design and construction companies, announced its plans and submitted an application to acquire 225 acres for the project from the Arizona State Land Department. The… Read More →

Phoenix Public Market boosts micro-businesses

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Micro businesses may be small, but they pack a big punch. Though defined as businesses with less than five employees, www.microexec.com reports that micro firms “represent a staggering 99.7percent of all the employer firms in the country.”  That means more than half of all private-sector employees work for micro firms which pay “44 percent of… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $1 million to six area nonprofits

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Wells Fargo & Company, one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, announced the company will make donations totaling $1 million shared across six Arizona nonprofits to help further strengthen and stabilize Arizona communities. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with the City of Phoenix and Mayor… Read More →

First Tee of Phoenix adds 5 affiliates

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by in Business News | Sports

The First Tee of Phoenix Executive Director, Hugh Smith, announced that the organization will open new programming sites at all five City of Phoenix golf courses in 2013 including Cave Creek Golf Club, Encanto Golf Course, Palo Verde Golf Course, Maryvale Golf Course and Aguila Golf Course. Expansion will begin at Cave Creek Golf Club… Read More →

Veolia, Subway partner to help those in need

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Veolia Transportation, provider of quality bus service to the City of Phoenix, and Subway Restaurants of Arizona, are asking residents from across the Valley to join them in “stuffing a bus” for those in need this holiday season. On three consecutive Fridays, Veolia Transportation and the City of Phoenix will park a festive holiday-themed bus… Read More →

Phoenix Festival Of The Arts To Feature More than 80 Artists, Performers [VIDEO]

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by in Events | Play

Come and enjoy three days of live entertainment and several art vendors, as well as food, wine and beer as the City of Phoenix celebrates the inaugural Phoenix Festival of the Arts. More than 80 artists and performers will be featured at the festival, along with several beverage bars for all ages, and 14 food… Read More →