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Online video pioneer Brightcove relocating to SkySong

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SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, will welcome a prominent new tenant to its newest office building. Brightcove, a pioneering force in the world of online video, signed a lease to occupy 13,000 square feet of the first floor of SkySong 4. The company, relocating from Tempe, has nearly 5,000 customers in 70 countries is a leading provider of cloud services for video. The company offers a… Read More →

Cigna recognizes 3 for commitment to employee health and wellness

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Cigna selected City of Scottsdale, SmartPractice and Tucson Airport Authority as winners of the third annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and wellness of its employees through workplace wellness programs. “We are pleased to recognize the City of Scottsdale, SmartPractice and Tucson Airport Authority for the Cigna Well-Being Award. These three employers are… Read More →

BUSS event to feature Scottsdale Mayor, CTE programs at SkySong

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Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane will make the opening remarks for the Business United for Scottsdale Schools’ (BUSS) next Business & Education Partnership Breakfast. The event is August 30 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at Building 3, Synergy I and II. “We want to display the positive things that our… Read More →

Report: Barrett-Jackson auction had $167.8M economic impact in 2016

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A recent economic and fiscal impact report, paid for by the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company and the City of Scottsdale, shows that the annual car auction had a total economic impact of $167,800,000 in 2016. Local economists at Elliott D. Pollack & Company conducted the analysis, which reveals both economic and fiscal impacts. The economic impacts analyzed the direct and… Read More →

AAED elects 6 members to its board of directors

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has elected six new members to its board of directors. The new board members representing metro Phoenix are:  Mitchel Allen, vice president, business development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council;  Deirdre Gilmore, owner and president of TankGirl Marketing; Rob Millar, economic development manager for the City of Scottsdale; and Lori… Read More →

Eldorado on 1st breaks ground in Scottsdale

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Toronto-based North American Development Group (NADG) and sales and marketing partners AZarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson Real Estate, together with City of Scottsdale officials, celebrated Wednesday the groundbreaking of Eldorado on 1st, a new mixed-use residential development concept designed by renowned Phoenix architect Will Bruder. Eldorado on 1st is a collection of seven refined city homes located… Read More →

Scottsdale expands efforts to support startups

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The City of Scottsdale is expanding efforts in support of its small business and start-up community after being named one of the Top 10 locations to launch a startup.  Scottsdale economic development is working closely to assist local businesses and entrepreneurs grow and develop both locally and globally through a series of workshops, seminars and… Read More →

Danielle Casey – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women have held minimum wage jobs, slowly working through the ranks to a C-suite. A few have known the… Read More →

Scottsdale prepares for the Super Bowl effect

City of Scottsdale charges into tangential tourism effects of 2015 Super Bowl and Phoenix Open. Pictured: Ornate flood control dike in Scottsdale. 123RF.com, Copyright: DesertSolitaire

Although the City of Scottsdale is not the host of the 2015 Super Bowl, there are many events that will attract visitors during their stay for the major sporting event. “Scottsdale’s entertainment district is without a doubt a pull for Super Bowl visitors who are looking to celebrate at bars and clubs,” said Megan Doyle,… Read More →

Mission Wins Scottsdale Environmental Award

Representatives of the Old Adobe Mission join Mayor Jim Lane to receive a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award.  Pictured left to right:  Tim Conner, City of Scottsdale Environmental Initiatives Manager; Father Gregory Schlarb, Pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Rad Masinelli, board chairman, Old Adobe Mission; Mayor Jim Lane, Vice Mayor Guy Phillips, and Ernie Corral, whose family was one of the original families who built the church.  He attended services at the church as a boy.

At a presentation by City of Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, the Old Adobe Mission, the first Catholic parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and the oldest standing church in Scottsdale, was recognized with a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award. The Scottsdale Environmental Design Awards program was initially formed in recognition of the Late Councilman… Read More →

TGen fundraising event moves to Scottsdale

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The 9th annual stepNout Run, Walk Dash, a major fundraising event for pancreatic cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is moving to the Scottsdale Sports Complex. More than 1,000 participants have attended stepNout in each of the past few years, and even more are expected to attend this year’s morning-long event on… Read More →

Mighty McDowell: The rise, fall, rebirth of Scottsdale’s southern core

By Kelly Corsette,Communications and Public Affairs Director, City of Scottsdale   When Cox Communications scoured locations for its next generation high-speed Internet service, it sought a smart, hip, tech-savvy customer base. It selected a luxury apartment development rising immediately east of SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center – in the heart of Scottsdale’s McDowell Corridor.… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →

Scottsdale Names Danielle Casey As Its New Economic Development Director

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by in Business News | Newsmakers

  The City of Scottsdale hired Danielle Casey as economic development director, the top choice from an open recruitment that resulted in 111 candidates. She start June 10. Casey has spent the past eight years with the City of Maricopa, including two years as economic development director and the last year as assistant city manager.… Read More →