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Vereit Inc. upsizes stock to 60,000,000 shares

by in AZRE Magazine | Finance & RE Law

Vereit Inc. (NYSE: VER) priced an underwritten public offering of 60,000,000 shares of common stock in an effort to repay amounts of outstanding debt, according to a company announcement. The Phoenix-based real estate firm expects to gross approximately $621 million from the underwritten upsize. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to… Read More →

Phoenix City Council extends small business program


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 →

How to boost your tax returns


Thanks to Emancipation Day, everyone gets an extra three days to file their taxes for 2015. So, why not spend those extra three days productively? Jon Frutkin, principal at Frutkin Law Firm, has three quick and easy tips, one for each extra day, that you can follow to lower your taxes. Expand your home office deduction: Many… Read More →

Who is the richest person in Phoenix?

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

Many often wonder, who is the richest person in Phoenix? Forbes released a list, The Richest Person in America’s 50 Largest Cities, answering just that question. Phoenix’s richest is Discount Tire’s Founder Bruce Halle, who’s net worth is a healthy $5.3 billion, according to Forbes. Halle founded Discount Tire in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1960, and… Read More →

Foster financial clarity before wedding, expert warns


With June coming up, wedding season is fast approaching.  Couples of all ages are working out the final details before they walk down the aisle. However, older or more financially settled people, who may be on a second (or third) marriage, may need to take a few additional steps to ensure the well-being of their… Read More →

Thunderbird hosts global trade finance seminar

by in Featured | Seminars

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, a coalition of business, trade, and educational organizations will host The Global Connect: Arizona Trade Finance Seminar on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Thunderbird School of Global Management. The seminar brings together trade finance experts from both the public and private sectors to discuss the resources available… Read More →

AZRE Magazine September/October 2013

AZRE Magazine, Digital Issue
by in AZRE Magazine

AZRE Magazine September/October 2013 ‘When one door closes, another opens …’ There are many famous quotes and accomplishments that can be attributed to Alexander Graham Bell. One of his more famous lines reads: “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do… Read More →

Chris Camacho Joins Keyser

by in Newsmakers

Keyser — a commercial real estate advisory firm providing global real estate services to tenants and users of office, industrial, healthcare and educational space — announced today that Chris Camacho will be joining Keyser in a strategic leadership capacity to help grow and scale the organization. “I am extremely pleased to be able to officially… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders ‘Concert for a Cause’ to benefit Ryan House

by in Events

Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders “Concert for a Cause” benefiting Ryan House is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Oct. 24 at The Western, 6830 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale. The four-hour event will feature performances by Javier Garcia and Desert Dixie. During the show concertgoers will be able to enjoy the entertainment and also contribute much-needed… Read More →

74% of construction firms have trouble finding qualified workers

Construction Employment - Welder
by in Business News | Construction

Nearly three-fourths of construction firms across the country report they are having trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots amid concerns that labor shortages will only get worse, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials called for immigration and education reform… Read More →

Frutkin Publishes Equity Crowdfunding book


There has been widespread recognition of the emerging power of crowdfunding, the online phenomenon that provided more than $10 million for iPhone-compatible watch creator Pebble and $5.7 million for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie. Valley Attorney Jonathan Frutkin of The Frutkin Law Firm recently published a new book about this new source of finance, known… Read More →

Wanslee Elected to Gust Rosenfeld Executive Committee

by in Business News | Legal

Gust Rosenfeld announced that Madeleine C. Wanslee has been elected to its Executive Committee, the governing body of the firm. Wanslee is Co-Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on creditors’ rights and related state and federal court litigation, including commercial and consumer bankruptcy, loan workouts, foreclosure, deficiency… Read More →

First Job: Brad Preber, Managing Partner Grant Thornton

Brad Preber - Managing Partner - Grant Thornton

Brad Preber, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, discusses his first job selling seeds door-to-door, his mentors and what he learned along the way. Brad Preber Title: Managing Partner Company: Grant Thornton Describe your very first job. When I was a teenager, I found an ad in the back of a magazine promoting the door-to-door sale… Read More →

2010 CFO Of The Year Awards

2010 CFO Of The Year Awards
by in Events | Finance | Snapshot

The 4th annual CFO of the Year Awards ceremony took place on Nov. 4, at the Fairmont Scottsdale. The awards recognized 28 CFOs for their outstanding performances in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Four overall winners from the categories of private, small public and large public companies and nonprofit organization were recognized. The Arizona… Read More →