incentives Archives

AAED brings top certification to Ariz.

Phoenix AAED
by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

AAED’s 2014 Member of the Year, Susan Hyatt, has chaired the organization’s Professional Education Committee for the last two years, during which more than 600 people have participated in educational programs offered by AAED. For the last four years, she has worked with the committee to bring classes from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC)… Read More →

Incentives for Sale

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The predictable Arizona weather may not be for everyone, but there’s at least one group that can appreciate it for what it is — data center owners. Last September, Arizona’s House Bill 2009 went into effect, offering data center owners tax incentives for investing in the state. Twelve months later, there hasn’t been a rush,… Read More →

Use Your Incentives Wisely

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

The use of incentives has become a routine issue in economic and real estate development and their use to attract desired projects such as Tesla or Apple is frequently questioned. Often, people ask if officials are simply helping private parties make bigger profits at the expense of the general public. This is a legitimate question.… 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 →

Arizona regulators cut TEP’s solar incentives

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by in Business News | Energy | Green | Tech

The Arizona Corporation Commission is reducing incentives provided by Tucson Electric Power Cop. for residential rooftop solar installations to generate electricity or heat water. The commission also is eliminating Tucson Electric’s incentives for commercial customers’ renewable energy generation, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Commissioner Gary Pierce says the cuts approved Wednesday are justified because… Read More →

Arizona regulators cut TEP's solar incentives

solar
by in Business News | Energy | Green | Tech

The Arizona Corporation Commission is reducing incentives provided by Tucson Electric Power Cop. for residential rooftop solar installations to generate electricity or heat water. The commission also is eliminating Tucson Electric’s incentives for commercial customers’ renewable energy generation, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Commissioner Gary Pierce says the cuts approved Wednesday are justified because… Read More →

Luxury At UltraLuxe Scottsdale Theater

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by in Around Arizona | Events

Going to the movies will never be the same thanks to the newly remodeled luxury theater UltraLuxe, owned by San Diego-based UltraStar Cinemas. Located on Indian Bend Road and the 101 in Scottsdale, the renovation of the former United Artists theater was completed by DeRito Partners, an Arizona brokerage firm specializing in retail. The grand… Read More →

Many Arizona Small Businesses And Banks Say A Federal Loan Program Isn’t Needed

Many Arizona Small Businesses And Banks Say A Federal Loan Program Isn’t Needed - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Featured | Finance

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that aims to increase small business lending. But it’s not exactly popular among Arizona’s small companies and community banks. They question whether a multibillion-dollar loan fund created by the legislation will achieve its goal. The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 will establish a $30 billion… Read More →

Go Green With Government Tax Incentives

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by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Marketing | Small Biz

The increased cost of energy, the country’s dependence on foreign oil and the environmental impact of current energy use have inspired many companies to “go green.” Federal and state governments are expanding tax credits, tax incentives and grant programs to create economic incentives to help companies produce and/or use energy from renewable sources. Here are… Read More →

Greenway Health Goes Green In July

Walking to Work
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

Most people would think you were crazy if you walked to work in Arizona’s July heat.  But at Greenway Health, that shows a commitment to the company’s green efforts. Some employees at Greenway Health are so committed to the July “Greenway Goes Green” month that they’re braving the scorching summer temperatures to bike and walk… Read More →

CALGREEN Leads The Way In Green Building

California Leads the Way in Green Building
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

California has long been a leader in sustainability and now the state is taking it one step further. Officials from the the California Building Standards Commission recently adopted the country’s first mandatory statewide green building code. The regulations, called CALGREEN, will require every new building to reduce water usage by 20 percent and recycle 50… Read More →

Arizona Awarded $9.5 Million For Energy Projects

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by in Blogs | Economy | Finance | Green

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that over $354 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is being awarded to 22 states to go toward energy efficiency and conservation activities. This money will be used to support state-level energy efficiency priorities as well as fund local conservation projects in smaller cities and counties.… Read More →

State Incentives – Solar & Renewables

Solar Power in Arizona
by in Blogs | Green | Tech

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency was established in 1995 and provides detailed analysis of federal and state incentives for solar and renewable energy throughout the country. The website notes that the project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), mainly through the… Read More →