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Arizona ranks as 2nd worst state for Millennials

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Based on Moneyrates’ analysis, North Dakota found itself topping of this year’s ranking of the best state for millennials, with Washington claiming the title of worst state. Besides having the lowest unemployment rate for the 20 – 24 age group, North Dakota earned a perfect score for access to high-speed broadband, and was in the… Read More →

Upcoming Phoenix community built with Millennials in mind

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Encanto Living owned by Justin Johnson, is beginning construction on its new Moon Valley-area single-family community. The 29-home infill development, called Encanto Moon Valley, is one of the first in the area since the economic recovery and one of three such planned communities where the homes are being designed with a historic feel, amenities and… Read More →

Valley infill development gets creative

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by in AZRE Magazine

With the real estate market taking a positive turn in investments, buyers and sellers are beginning to think about creating long-term office locations. While the future of the dynamic market is undetermined, tenants know they want to create work-play environments rather than a block of concrete buildings. “Capital is definitely flowing into Phoenix,” says Jami… Read More →

AAED looks at ‘5 Generations in Today’s Workforce’

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“Five Generations in Today’s Workforce” will be discussed during the luncheon keynote at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) 2016 Workforce Symposium, “Success by Design:  What’s Working in Workforce.” It will be held Tuesday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. During the luncheon presentation beginning… Read More →

Breaking myths about working millennials

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Workforce

Millennials make up more than half of the workforce and are making dramatic changes to the work environment, according to millennials and a national expert. It is not the workplace that employed their parents, said one Phoenix area employee. Joy Chin said the teamwork and collaboration in her office attracts younger workers. Shannon Schuyler, a… Read More →

Mesa reaches for Millennials in new music video

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Visit Mesa, the official tourism marketing arm for the City of Mesa, completed the Downtown Mesa video, a new destination marketing tool that shows off the activities, businesses and new experiences along Main Street. The video features the vocal talent of local Arizonans Sara Robinson and Levi Waskom as they get ready to enjoy their… Read More →

Is Scottsdale the next ‘Millennial Mecca?’

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All signs point to Scottsdale becoming the next big ‘Millennial Mecca’ in 2016 thanks to the city’s rich entrepreneurial business environment, high paying jobs, affordable housing, and trendy neighborhoods.  And a recent bump in new home sales by millennial buyers proves it’s a market that’s here to stay. “There is no better place to be… Read More →

Influential millennials in commercial real estate

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

They are called lazy, narcissistic, entitled. Nevertheless, Millennials are the largest and most educated generation in the United States today and they are impacting and driving every sector of Arizona’s business community. Here are 10 Millennials who are not just the future leaders of tomorrow, they are the movers and shakers in today’s commercial real… Read More →

Passco Companies buys Scottsdale complex for $52.525M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Multi-Family | New to Market

Passco Companies, LLC acquired a 218-unit multifamily community for $52.525 million in Scottsdale. Passco named the community , Luxe Scottsdale, and it is located at 8444 E. Indian School Rd. The property was built in 2015, and it features a pool area with spa, two-story clubhouse with walk-out deck overlooking the pool, 24-hour fitness center… Read More →

Scottsdale-based China Mist refreshes branding

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Arizona-based China Mist Iced Tea, supplier of premium iced tea for the hotel, restaurant and foodservice industry, has rebranded to create a fun, playful image that will appeal to millennials and lead the way for new consumer-facing efforts.  “While most brands start out in retail, we started out in the foodservice business which has been… Read More →

Ducey becomes the governor for Millennials

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Arizona is a great place for millennials. It’s the perfect example of an ideal state for our generation to live, work, and play. We are the generation of start-ups, entrepreneurs and Internet campaigns, with a burning desire to express our innovative ideas. And in November 2014, we solidified Arizona as the ideal breeding ground for… Read More →

How to build the next generation of innovators

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The average Millennial sends 67 text messages per day – one every 15 minutes of their waking lives. The next generation is inherently tech savvy because they have spent their whole lives around tech. It is easy to imagine that our future will be an unprecedented avalanche of innovation as these digital natives grow into… Read More →

Law firms prepare Millennials for the business of law

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Law firms are changing. The future of the profession is in flux as newer generations and Millennials move into the workplace. In order to stay relevant in this dynamic atmosphere, firms need to teach incoming associates and new partners the business of running a law firm, foster loyalty, offer flexibility and connect to Millennials. When… Read More →

4 Emerging Trends in Social Media Marketing

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When Beyoncé released her self-titled album late last year, she didn’t go through any of the traditional promotional means, which she called boring. Instead, she simply posted a video featuring the new album cover and pictures of her with the caption “Surprise!” on Instagram. That was enough for Beyoncé, one of the best-selling music artists… Read More →