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Plexus plants 20,000 trees after Earth Day Mário Mihál

Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller, announced that the company will fund the planting of 20,000 trees after a successful Earth Day sales campaign. The promise was to plant a tree for every order placed with the company on Friday, April 22. Plexus has partnered with American Forests to help protect and replenish the Earth for generations to come. American Forests, the oldest… Read More →

Tempe Mission Palms features green initiatives

Tempe Mission Palms

Earth Day may only come once a year, but Tempe Mission Palms, A Destination Hotel, celebrates it every day with its ongoing commitment to green initiatives through its Destination Earth program and associated environmental projects. “Celebrating Earth Day is about more than being environmentally conscious one day – it’s a reminder to find ways to… Read More →

Phoenix’s plan to go green

by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix leaders want to make neighborhoods happier and healthier under a proposal to create a more environmentally conscious city  – but they want to hear from residents first. Expanding public transit to every neighborhood, building parks and trails and relying on locally sourced food are among proposals to reduce greenhouse gases by 80 percent over… Read More →

Off The Grid Fitness mixes exercise, ‘green’ living

Eric Guilleminault, owner of Arizona's first eco-friendly gym, Off The Grid Fitness.

French fitness enthusiast Eric Guilleminault developed his competitive edge in college as an intern for a trainer prepping college players for the NFL combine. “This allowed me to pay for my own training and expand my professional ambitions,” said the 36-year-old local Scottsdale gym owner. Since he was a college athlete himself, it was this… Read More →

Super Bowl helps Arizona stay green

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL are teaming with Verizon to collect and safely recycle electronic waste in the Phoenix area.  The recycling event is open to the public and gives local residents an opportunity to actively participate in the “greening” of their community as part of Super Bowl. The collection takes place on Tuesday, Jan. 20,… Read More →

RED AWARDS 2014: Best Industrial Project

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 9th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2013 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and more than 100 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in… Read More →

CBRE Secures $33.8M Loan for Encantada Apartments in Tucson

Encantada, CBRE

CBRE’s Capital Markets Debt & Equity Finance Group announced today the successful refinancing of the Encantada at Riverside Crossing, a Class-A apartment community in Tucson. The $33.8M loan was funded through international insurance company AIG, Inc. The financing of Encantada at Riverside Crossing was originated by Jim Sellers, Senior Vice President, Tim Prouty, First Vice… Read More →

Artists Co-working Space to Open in Scottsdale

by in Lifestyle

The historic arts district of Old Town Scottsdale will be the site of new co-working community for artists that is the first of its kind in the United States. The Creative Center of Scottsdale is a community for artists including sculptors, to painters, to photographers, to graphic designers, mixed-media artists as well as businesses and… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

"Joggings" Are Happening AND are Actually Pretty Cool

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by in Beauty | Fashion | Local Shops | Style

While it may not be socially acceptable to take a jog in jeans, one of the trends for men and women this fall/winter season is bending the rules. Jog jeans, a unique fusion of not only style and comfort but of design and denim, are the perfect medium for anyone deciding which pair to wear:… Read More →

Website helps users make more sustainable decisions

The number of opportunities to make “clean, green and well” decisions continues to grow rapidly. In the last decade alone, more than 460 “eco-labeling” schemes have emerged, providing a vast amount of information on consumer products and services. But paying attention to detail reveals a web of complex, sometimes conflicting information that can be hard… Read More →

ULI Joins Forces With Greenprint Foundation To Promote Green Development

ULI Greenprint Foundation
by in Green

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is enhancing its commitment to environmentally conscious development with the transfer of the activities and assets of the Greenprint Foundation into the newly formed ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance. With this action, ULI is continuing the operation of a unique industry-to-industry initiative through which leading real estate professionals exchange… Read More →

What Are “Green” Jobs?

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by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

The term “green collar” is springing up in corporate America every day. It is now considered to be an effective way to produce and reproduce products and services while trying to reserve the earth’s precious resources. In order to say you have a “green job,” the business must be considered environmentally conscious. Cleaning up the… Read More →

Otis Elevator Company Shows The Way To Green

Otis Elevator 2011
by in Blogs | Economy | Finance | Green | Small Biz

Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, launched a major global environmental program Feb. 8th called The Way to Green. The program is designed to extend to every aspect of their business — from design and manufacturing to products and end-of-life recycling. The Way to Green is designed to significantly boost the companies’… Read More →