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Investment Specialist Greg Guglielmino Joins Colliers' Phoenix Office

Greg Guglielmino
by in Business News | Newsmakers

  Colliers International in Greater Phoenix announced that Greg Guglielmino, senior associate, has joined the Phoenix office. Guglielmino specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single- and multi-tenant office and medical investment properties for private and institutional clients. He partners with Marcus Muirhead, associate vice president of investments. Guglielmino is also a member of Colliers’… Read More →

Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Begins on 2 Medical Office Buildings in Mesa

Broadway Health Center, 6550 Broadway, Mesa
by in Business News | Construction

  Renovations have begun on Baywood Health Center and Broadway Health Center, two, 2-story medical office buildings in Mesa across the street from Banner Baywood Hospital. Archway Holdings Corp. of Beverly Hills, Calif., which purchased the properties in February 2012, is implementing significant exterior and interior upgrades. Improvements to the properties include a complete redesign… Read More →

Phoenix Leads U.S. in Median Home Price Gains

by in Business News | Economy | Real Estate

ZipRealty, Inc., the leading online technology-enabled residential real estate brokerage company, has released the most accurate and complete MLS data showing that Phoenix median home prices have increased more than any other market in the U.S. on a year-over-year basis. Median home prices rose 36 percent in the Phoenix MSA from November 2011 to November… Read More →

China Mist’s Rommie Flammer Talks About Her First Job

Rommie Flammer President and CEO China Mist Tea Brands - AZ - Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Rommie Flammer Title: President and CEO Company: China Mist Tea Brands Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. At 12 years old, a friend and I got together a bucket, soap and a sponge, then went door to door asking if we could wash our neighbors’ cars. When they would… Read More →

Failing To File Patent For New Technology Could Cost Company More Than Money


It is arguably one of the most exciting moments for a technology entrepreneur — seeing that invention for the first time. Whether it’s a new software program, mechanical device or a breakthrough biotech discovery, the feeling is always the same, pure elation. If you’re a technology entrepreneur you know the feeling. You spend months, possibly… Read More →

Keeping Employees Motivated In A Troubled Economy Is Critical

Motivate Employees

The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) figures that it can cost up to one-third of an employee’s annual salary to recruit and replace that employee. For the most part, it is to the employer’s advantage to retain and maintain their skilled work force in a tumultuous marketplace. Uncertain times, family issues and unstable financial… Read More →

The Critical Process Of Onboarding Your New Employees

Onboarding Employees

You’ve sorted through stacks of resumes, interviewed the best and selected the perfect candidate. Now what? Once you’ve made the job offer and it has been accepted, it is time to start thinking about your onboarding process. Onboarding is the term used to describe the process of integrating a new employee into your organization, and… Read More →

Arizona Business Magazine Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

AZ Big Media 25 years

An important lesson in the launch of any business or new product is to learn everything you can about your target consumer, and that’s exactly what Mike Atkinson did when he bought the Office Guide to Phoenix 25 years ago. He approached leaders in the community in such industries as health care and law, and… Read More →

Office Designs Can Spark Employee Creativity

visual workspace

We have all seen, or at least heard about, “off-the-charts” office design that is not only cool, but also inspires its work force. Companies such as Google, Pixar, Herman Miller, Red Bull, and even one blogger in her vintage trailer, have been recognized for their creativity in the workplace. These companies have shown us that… Read More →

Michael Spreeman, Owner Of Spreeman Piano Innovations

Spreeman Piano Innovations

Michael Spreeman Spreeman Piano Innovations Title: Owner | Est.: 2004 From an early age, Michael Spreeman knew he was meant to work with pianos. Beginning at age 18, he experienced nearly every aspect of the industry — from servicing pianos for recording studios and artists, to technical consulting, to working as a high-end piano… Read More →

Color Repro Consulting

Lisa Nisleit of Color Repro Consulting

Lisa Nisleit Color Repro Consulting Title: President Est.: 2001 | Lisa Nisleit was working for a large format printing company in 2001, when a client suggested she branch out on her own. She liked what she was doing and her accounts were satisfied with her performance, but Nisleit was frustrated that all the services… Read More →

David Watson Revolutionizes Tea Industry

Evolution Tea Team

Revolution Tea — the name of the company says it all. In the late 1990s, after watching a rise in tea plarity at his wife’s tea room in Scottsdale, Larry DeAngelis recognized that the tea industry would soon experience a transformation, and he wanted to get involved prior to the “revolution.” In 2001, he was… Read More →