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Arizona Commerce Authority Is Tasked With Re-Invigorating The State’s Economy

Arizona Commerce Authority
by in Economy

As Arizona enters 2011, unemployment continues at about 9.5 percent, and according to one national ranking of commercial real estate site selectors, Arizona’s reputation as a business-friendly state continues to slide. That’s where the newly formed Arizona Commerce Authority comes in. “It’s not about re-branding, and it’s not about a committee,” says Don Cardon, ACA… Read More →

Arizona’s 2010 Midterm Election Results

Vote Signs
by in Events | Featured | Politics

Midterm election results – In the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans won many seats on both national and local levels, and there’s now a Republican majority in the United States House of Representatives. Here’s how Arizonans voted at the polls yesterday More election coverage from AZNow.Biz includes our political columnist, Tom Milton, analyzing the 2010 midterm… Read More →

Falling Prices, More Foreclosures Plague The Valley’s Housing Market

by in Economy | Featured | Real Estate

The housing market in the Phoenix metro area continues to tread through troubled waters. According to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, the median price for an existing home in the Valley fell for the third straight month. Making matters worse, foreclosures continue to weigh down… 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 →

Public: Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower

Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower, AZRE January/February 2010
by in Public

MARICOPA COUNTY DOWNTOWN COURT TOWER Developer: Maricopa County General contractor: Gilbane Building Co. & Ryan Companies US Inc. Architect: Gould Evans + DMJM Location: 101 W. Madison St., Phoenix Size: 690,280 SF The $259M court tower will house 32 courtrooms, with unique design elements that make it more efficient and user-friendly for the public. Construction… Read More →

Lawrence Odle, Air Quality Director For Maricopa County

Lawrence Olde
by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Green

Lawrence Odle Air Quality Director, Maricopa County Lawrence Odle’s initial field of study — wildlife toxicology specializing in rattlesnakes — would have kept him busy in Arizona. Yet, that’s not the career he chose. Odle, the air quality director for Maricopa County, says he was a “starving senior” at the University of California at… Read More →

Comprehensive Information On Hispanics In Arizona

DATOS 2009 annual expert analysis of the role and impact of Latino businesses and consumers on the state’s economy

On Nov. 18, the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, will release DATOS 2009, an annual expert analysis of the role and impact of Latino businesses and consumers on the state’s economy. For nearly 15 years, DATOS has provided insight into issues ranging… Read More →