Grand Canyon University Archives

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight


Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

Educators say executives can increase workplace value
by in Careers | Economy | Education | Featured

Despite signs of what most people view as a recovering economy, more than half of Arizona’s workforce stresses over job security. A recent University of Phoenix survey revealed that 61 percent of working adults worry about losing their jobs in the current economic climate and 20 percent anguish over it at least once a week.… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap Sells 24-Unit Campbell Apartments in Camelback Corridor

Campbell Apartments
by in Business News | Multi-Family

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has announced the sale of Campbell Apartments, a 24-unit apartment community located in the prestigious Biltmore area in Phoenix, Arizona. The asset commanded a sales price of $1,200,000 or $50,000 a unit. Brian Tranetzki and Rich Butler, multifamily investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s Phoenix office, had the… Read More →

LGE Announces Completion of Construction on the New Office / Warehouse for Phoenix Pumps

Phoenix Pumps
by in Business News | Construction

LGE Design Build recently completed construction on a 41,000 SF ground up office/warehouse building for Phoenix Pumps. This project showcases 9,000 SF of office, tilt construction, 24-foot clear height, one gib crane, two bridge cranes, one paint booth, four coiling doors, epoxy flooring in the warehouse and carpet and tile in the office areas. This… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Completes $15M Sale of Versante Apartments in Tempe

by in Brokerage | Business News

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. has completed the $15 million sale of the Versante Apartments, 1330 W. Broadway Rd. The apartment building was constructed in 1971 and contains 240 apartment units totaling 184,752 square feet. The property currently boasts 94 percent occupancy. Gelt, Inc. of Tarzana, Calif., purchased the property from Principal Real Estate… Read More →

More Than $1B In Valley Economic Development Projects Announced In Banner 48-Hour Period

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  It could be the best 48 hours ever for Valley development and commercial real estate: three projects and more than $1B in economic impact. In the past 48 hours plans were revealed for three major investment and construction projects in Metro Phoenix, including today’s announcement of the $600M Marina Heights mixed-used development on Tempe… Read More →

Mesa, Eastmark land new GCU campus

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Grand Canyon University today officially selected DMB Associates’ newest community, Eastmark in Mesa, as the site for its new, $150M satellite campus. The university will be given the right to purchase 100 acres at Eastmark with an option to add up to 60 adjacent acres for future expansion. Other sites considered for the new GCU… Read More →

Arizona Students Awarded United Health Scholarships

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Six Arizona students have been awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in health care. The students  joined future health leaders from across the country in Washington, D.C. for the United Health Foundation’s Fifth Annual Diverse Scholars Forum. Kaitlyn Benally of Tuba City is a sophomore at Northern… Read More →

Grand Canyon University's New Campus To Be Located In Mesa's Eastmark Community


  Grand Canyon University today officially selected DMB Associates’ newest community, Eastmark in Mesa, as the site for its new, $150M satellite campus. The university will be given the right to purchase 100 acres at Eastmark with an option to add up to 60 adjacent acres for future expansion. Other sites considered for the new… Read More →

CEO Series: Dr. Edgar Staren, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Edgar Staren

Dr. Edgar Staren is the CEO and President of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear, Ariz. Az Business Magazine and Grand Canyon University invited Dr. Staren to speak to an intimate audience of one hundred Arizona business owners and executives at Grand Canyon University on June 27th. In… Read More →

The changing role of nurses

by in Featured | Healthcare

They are the healthcare providers that will see 22 percent job growth – more than any other occupation – through 2018. They are the communicators. They bridge the gap in the medical industry. They are the part of the healthcare team that makes sure that the right patient is in the right place getting the right thing done. They… Read More →

Grand Canyon earnings exceed expectations

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Grand Canyon Education Inc.’s shares soared Wednesday after the for-profit education company reported first-quarter results that far exceeded market expectations, and it issued a strong full-year forecast. The Phoenix-based company, which offers both on-campus and online courses, reported after the market closed Tuesday that its net income increased nearly 45 percent to $20.9 million, or… Read More →

D-backs announce 2013 promotional schedule

Ian Kennedy
by in Featured | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced the 2013 promotional schedule, which includes three bobbleheads, a Wade Miley Garden Gnome and more than a dozen additional promotional items throughout the season. Individual tickets for each of these games, including Opening Day on April 1 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, will go on sale on Mar. 4. Tickets… Read More →

Grand Canyon University looks to expand

by in Business News | Education

Administrators at Grand Canyon University say they’re seeking bids from Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek and Chandler for another campus. The Arizona Republic reports that GCU also may build elsewhere in the southwest such as Las Vegas and Albuquerque, N.M. Officials with the private Christian college say a growing number of students from the Mesa… Read More →