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Troon celebrates 25-year anniversary

Dana Garmany, Troon's Founder, Chairman and CEO

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to recognize the company’s 25-year anniversary in 2015. Since its beginnings in 1990 with the management of the iconic Troon North Golf Club, the company has grown to become the industry leader with more than 250 managed courses in 36 states and 27 countries… Read More →

Shea Homes announces partnership with GE

Reviving the Construction Industry

Shea Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder of new homes, announced its national partnership with GE Appliances. This partnership means Shea Homes design centers in communities across California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington will now offer a selection of GE appliances to new home buyers. “At Shea… Read More →

Troon acquires Honours Golf


Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, announced it has acquired Honours Golf, the premier golf management company in the Southeastern United States. Honours Golf currently manages 16 golf courses located across Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and North Carolina. The portfolio includes many exceptional golf courses designed by some of the most… Read More →

More than 1,000 enrolled for Starbucks tuition program


Starbucks says more than 1,000 of its workers have enrolled for an upcoming fall semester at Arizona State University to take advantage of a program that helps pay for their tuition. That’s from about 4,000 workers who started the application process, 2,000 who completed it, and 1,800 who were accepted by the school, according to… Read More →

Mobile Mini Completes Acquisition in Florida


Mobile Mini, Inc. (Nasdaq GS:MINI) announced it has completed the purchase of the assets and operations of a portable storage business with operations in Daytona Beach, Florida. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We continue to make acquisitions in growth markets which fit into our strategy of acquiring highly utilized rental assets on… Read More →

BMO Harris Bank Promotes Bevers

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BMO Harris Bank announced that Jerry Bevers has been promoted to Director of Sales, Mortgage Banking. Bevers has been with BMO Harris Bank since 2012, and most recently managed the mortgage sales team for Arizona. In this new position, Bevers will oversee mortgage sales for Arizona, Missouri, Kansas, Florida, and Indiana. “Jerry’s extensive knowledge in… Read More →

Volaris will fly out of Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, Photo: Flickr, flavouz

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is welcoming a new airline that will operate direct flights to two cities in Mexico. Officials say Volaris, the largest Mexican low-cost airline, will fly nonstop, three times a week from Phoenix to Mexico City and Phoenix to Guadalajara beginning later this year. Details on exact days and times have… Read More →

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Up in April

Grant Thornton Business Optimism Index

Comerica  Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index climbed slightly in April, rising 0.2 percentage points to a level of 95.0. The  April  index  reading  is  23.7 points, or 33 percent, above the index cyclical  low  of 71.3. The index averaged 87.2 points for all of 2012, 8.7 points above the average for full-year 2011. “Our  Arizona… Read More →

Aero Jet Services expands operations

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Scottsdale-based Aero Jet Services has just announced they are expanding their operations to Sarasota, Florida.  They are an industry leader in luxury private jet charter around the globe and wear the crown as #1 in Arizona. They will officially open their location at the Dolphin Aviation Facility at the Sarasota-Bradenton Int. Airport (SQR) on April… Read More →