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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

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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… Read More →

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

Executives look to broaden knowledge base

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by in Business News | Education

The economic downturn created new levels of pressure that businesses never experienced. Costs had to be contained. Operations had to be streamlined. The workforce had to be as lean and as efficient as possible. It created pressure and questions for employees, too, as they questioned whether or not they had the skill sets necessary to… Read More →

DLA helps Grand Canyon student thrive

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by in Business News | Education

Jordan Prudente – Soft-spoken, shy smile, and a calm nature. But if the time is taken to look closer you’ll notice something more – an unmistakable glimmer of confidence in his eyes. Prudente, a freshman at Grand Canyon University, says the Diversity Leadership Alliance is responsible for that. “Before I joined the DLA, I was… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of 131,000 SF Flex/Industrial Building

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by in Brokerage | Business News

Crown Realty & Development, represented by Will Strong, senior associate of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., sold 5115 N. 27th Ave., a 131,000 SF, single-story flex/industrial building in Phoenix for $6.4M. The buyer was Grand Canyon University, a private institution that will utilize the property for administrative purposes. The former Honeywell assembly site, which had been… Read More →

GCU Will Host Biggest Night In TNA Wrestling History

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TNA IMPACT WRESTLING announced on the July 5th live broadcast of IMPACT WRESTLING on Spike TV that Phoenix will host the biggest night in TNA wrestling history. The “Bound For Glory” pay-per-view extravaganza will air to a world-wide audience on Sunday, October 14th. Tickets for the event will go on-sale Friday, August 24th. “Bound For… Read More →

2012 Healthcare Leadership Awards Winners & Photos

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David Lincoln and the Lincoln family earned Arizona Business Magazine’s first Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the 5th annual, 2012 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday, March 8 at the Arizona Biltmore. “Even though this is a lifetime award, I hope that I have a lot more life to live,” David Lincoln joked. Thirteen other awards were… Read More →