March 2010 Archives

Packing 101: Weekend Getaways

Packing 101
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With summer’s searing wrath upon us, it’s time to prepare and prioritize your weekend getaway wish list. And whether you’re planning a romantic rendezvous, a trip with the girls or a family expedition, packing wisely is always the challenge. Packing 101: Here are some tips to help you become a more efficient packer: Good things… Read More →

First Job: Linda Hunt, Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona And St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center

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Linda Hunt Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona and St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. During the day, I was a secretary for a construction company. I answered phones, coordinated job assignments and oversaw payroll. In the evening, I worked at Walgreens… Read More →

New Italian Eatery Bice Bistro Opens In Glendale’s Westgate City Center

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Bice Bistro at Westgate City Center Among the array of restaurants at the ever-growing Westgate City Center in Glendale is a new standout: Bice Bistro. The Italian restaurant has a contemporary feel from the moment you step inside. The decor is light and sophisticated, and attention is immediately drawn to the wine wall lining one… Read More →

East Valley Energy: Leaders In Business, Government And Education Are Working To Keep The Region Growing

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The East Valley has experienced unprecedented growth since 1980. With nearly 1.7 million residents and more than 54,000 businesses, community and business leaders alike are looking to the future to prepare for greater global competition. They also are working to sustain a strong and vital economy that will protect and preserve the quality of life… Read More →

How Should Employers Respond To Social Media In The Workplace?

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Virtual Networking: According to some major news articles, the reign of e-mail as a primary tool for communication is coming to a close. This does not mean e-mail will no longer have a place in many people’s daily lives, but rather that its use will be minimized as new generations of communicators strive for instant… Read More →

Pasquale J. Piscitelli, Founder And CEO Of Simply Surveillance, Took His Background In Technology To The 24-hour Monitoring Business

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Pasquale J. Piscitelli Simply Surveillance Title: Founder and CEO Est.: 2003 “The greatest achievement is starting with just a vision and shoestring budget, and then being able to complete projects that challenge most large companies while keeping our integrity.” – Pasquale J. Piscitelli, founder and CEO of Simply Surveillance Pasquale J. Piscitelli has always worked… Read More →

CEO Series: Harry Curtin

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Harry Curtin Founder and CEO, BestIT How did the recession affect the IT industry? I think it really hurt IT. It really did, especially with larger corporations, I saw. It was almost like within a couple of month period that companies just shut everything off — especially large, multinational, Fortune 100 companies. You could talk… Read More →

Can Green Save The Day? Leaders Across The Valley And State Are Betting That Sustainability Will Help Lead To Economic Stability

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Search for the word “sustainability” on Google and you’ll end up with nearly 25 million hits. But what does sustainability mean to Arizona, especially as the state’s economy crawls out of the crater left behind by the recession? “The word sustainability and the word green means different things to different people — it’s more than… Read More →

Brokerage Team Of The Year For Sales 2010

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Bo Mills Mark Detmer Cushman & Wakefield THE TEAM: • Bo Mills, Exec. Director • Mark Detmer, Exec. Director SALES DETAILS: • 7 Sale Transactions • Totaling 2.03 MSF • $46.3M in Value Bo Mills and Mark Detmer sold the 2 largest industrial buildings in Phoenix in 2009. Both were sold to corporations that will… Read More →

Best Educational Project 2010

RED Awards 2010

ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation The rapid growth of Arizona State University, and the birth of its new Downtown Phoenix campus, created a special architectural and urban opportunity. This compact, 5-story building serves as both the campus’ primary gateway on its marquee corner, and will house one of the largest nursing programs in… Read More →

Brokerage Team of the Year for Leasing 2010


Tom Adelson Kevin Calihan Jim Fijan Jerry Roberts CB Richard Ellis THE TEAM: • Jim Fijan, Exec. VP • Tom Adelson, Exec. VP • Jerry Roberts, Exec. VP • Kevin Calihan, Sr. VP LEASING DETAILS: • 97 Lease Transactions • Totaling, 1.3 MSF • $215.9M in Value Four men and more than $215.9M in leases… Read More →