Mesa Archives

Big Deals: Office, June 2014 – July 2014

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

There’s no such thing as a “small” deal in this industry, coming out of a recession. However, it’s the big deals, and the brokers who make them, that make the market an interesting one to watch. In every issue, AZRE publishes the top five notable sales and leases for a period of 60 days (one… Read More →

Deal between Apple, glass maker will stay secret

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Apple Inc. has reached a deal with a synthetic sapphire glass maker that will allow details of contracts between the companies and the business problems that led GT Advanced Technologies to a financial crisis to remain secret. A Tuesday filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Hampshire shows a settlement that will allow sealed documents… Read More →

iPhone glass manufacturer wants to close Mesa plant

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A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones told a bankruptcy court Friday that it wants to shut down a Mesa factory that was once touted as a big job creator for Arizona. GT Advanced Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week. In a bankruptcy court filing Friday, the company… Read More →

Etheridge’s U.S. tour includes stop in Mesa

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Academy Award® and Grammy® winning artist Melissa Etheridge will take the stage for the Melissa Etheridge: This Is M.E. U.S. tour to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., which is being released by ME Records on September 30. She will also be singing some of her greatest hits like “Come to My… Read More →

Last Comic Standing comes to Mesa Arts Center

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

America’s favorite summer comedy and NBC’s top-rated television comedy competition show, Last Comic Standing, is launching a live tour, Last Coming Standing Live, on Tuesday, September 16. The tour arrives at Mesa Arts Center on September 16 for a 7:30 p.m. performance in the Ikeda Theater.  Last Coming Standing Live, will feature Season 8’s winner… Read More →

Ronald McDonald House Completes $2.1M Capital Campaign

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix has completed a two-year, $2.1 million fund-raising campaign to cover all construction, furnishing and decorating expenses for the Valley’s third Ronald McDonald House and the first in the East Valley. Renovation has begun on the 12,600 square foot former health care facility on the campus of Cardon Children’s Medical… Read More →

Merz acquires Mesa-based medical company Ulthera

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Merz and Ulthera, Inc. today announced that they have entered a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which Merz will acquire global medical device company Ulthera, a deal which will accelerate Merz’s growth in the aesthetics area and expand the company’s portfolio of treatment options in facial aesthetics. Merz and Ulthera have entered a definitive merger… Read More →

East Valley Energized by New SRP Line

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A major new transmission project that will bring additional electricity and increased reliability to the Valley is now fully energized. The final phase of the Palo Verde-Southeast Valley-Browning (PV-SEV) 500-kilovolt (kV) project was placed into service for the first time this month. This marked a major milestone for SRP, as it was the last segment… Read More →

Pieceful Solutions hires new COO

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Mesa-based Pieceful Solutions, the first and fastest-growing K-12 school in Arizona for children with autism spectrum disorders, hired Robin Rollando as its Chief Operating Officer. In her new role at Pieceful Solutions, Rollando will oversee business development, human resources, marketing, finance, information technology and overall business operations, among other duties. Rollando is an operations veteran,… Read More →

Colliers completes $5.8M sale of flex industrial buildings

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of three showroom/flex industrial buildings in Mesa, Ariz. for $5.8 million, or $61.03 a square foot. Tucson-based Holualoa Companies purchased the buildings, located at the Superstition Springs Commerce Center, from AEW Capital Management of Boston, Mass. Rob Martensen, SIOR, CCIM, vice president of Colliers, served as… Read More →

Flancer’s Café & Pizzeria serves prickly pear perfection

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Flancer’s Café & Pizzeria has two locations in Gilbert and Mesa. The restaurant features salads, sandwiches and pizzas with unique flare. However, Flancer’s has become a local favorite because of its use of the prickly pear. How did the prickly pear become a favorite among diners? Owner Jeff Flancer explains that the prickly pear items… Read More →

GPEC Earns Economic Development honor

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Cited as one of the Best to Invest Top U.S. Groups of 2013, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has once again made Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking for top U.S. Economic Development Groups. “This recognition is a reflection of our elected and business leaders working together to promote Greater Phoenix and Arizona as business… Read More →

Ulthera files for $86 million IPO

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Ulthera, which sells ultrasound energy systems for the non-invasive lifting of eyebrows and skin around the neck, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering. The Mesa-based company, which was founded in 2004 and booked $82 million in sales for the fiscal year ended December 31,… Read More →

Phelps will start comeback in Mesa

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Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer’s longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps… Read More →