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25 philanthropic companies in Arizona

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Giving back isn’t just the right thing to do for the communities a business serves, it also might be the best thing for its bottom line. According to the 2015 Giving in Numbers report, a study that examined the corporate philanthropic endeavors of 271 of the world’s largest companies from 2012-2014, the impact of societal… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation raises nearly $1 million

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation raised, with the help of the local community, $950,000 during the month of September for its first Go Gold campaign. This amount includes cash and in-kind donations. The fundraiser kicked off on September 1 for National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. Local businesses and the community joined this movement to support childhood cancer research through promotions… Read More →

Valley of the Sun United Way names ‘Live United Top 20’

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It just doesn’t happen without them. And it’s time they got the recognition they deserve. Valley of the Sun United Way relies heavily on the generous support of organizations in our community to help it fulfill its mission of improving the lives of children and families in need. Valley of the Sun United Way announced this year’s members of the Live… Read More →

Restoration Hardware opens first Arizona outlet store today

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Vestar, one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, announced today the upcoming opening of the first RH — Restoration Hardware — outlet store in Arizona at Crossroads Towne Center today. The 28,000-square-foot space will be located at 3757 S. Gilbert Road on the northeast corner of the Loop 202 in Gilbert, Ariz.… Read More →

What Arizona business is our most valuable brand?

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A recent report of the nation’s top 500 Most Valuable Brands found that retailer PetSmart is the state’s most valuable brand, followed by mining company Freeport-McMoRan. This year, PetSmart was ranked number one with a total brand value of $2.123 billion, a one percent increase from last year, according to Brand Finance US 500. Freeport-McMoRan… Read More →

Diamondbacks will try to set world record

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PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nylabone and AvoDerm Natural Pet Foods have teamed up to set a Guinness World Records title for the most dogs attending a sporting event. They will need 1,000 dogs needed to set the world record. The attempt will be officiated by a Guinness World Records adjudicator and takes place Sunday, May… Read More →

Christown Spectrum Mall sells for $115M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Christown Spectrum Mall, the oldest operating mall and the third shopping mall built in Phoenix, has sold for $115.2 million. Located on Bethany Home Road and 19th Avenue, the central Phoenix shopping staple was purchased by New York-based retail giant Kimco Realty, according to property records. The deal closed late Monday. Christown, which has benefited in recent years… Read More →

Flower joins Vertical Design as project architect

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Vertical Design Studios, Phoenix, announced Patricia (Trish) Flower has joined the firm as a project architect. She is a licensed architect and a LEED accredited professional with over 26 years in commercial architecture. In this role, Flower will work with retail developer clients in design, entitlements, CD production and construction administration. Flower brings more than… Read More →

16 Arizona companies make Fortune 1000 list

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Sixteen Arizona-based companies earned spots on the Fortune 1000 list, a reference list of the 1,000 largest American companies, ranked on revenues alone. The 16 Arizona companies on the Fortune 1,000: No. 108 Avnet, Phoenix No. 137 Freeport-McMoRan, Phoenix No. 323 Republic Services, Phoenix No. 386 PetSmart, Phoenix No. 493 Insight Enterprises, Tempe No. 502 Northern Tier Energy,… Read More →

PetSmart shakes up senior leadership team

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PetSmart, Inc. today named six new leaders to its senior leadership team who, collectively, will be responsible for key growth areas of the Company, including customer experience, merchandise planning, strategy, initiatives, sourcing and real estate. The additions to the senior leadership team reflect the first major hires by PetSmart’s newly-installed President and CEO, Michael Massey.… Read More →

CBRE reports southern Arizona transactions

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

CBRE Tucson has released the following recent transactions for Southern Arizona. Roman Empire Investments, LLC has purchased a 6,250 sq. ft. building at 4143-4149 E. Speedway Blvd. from Commerce Bank of Arizona in Tucson. The buyer was represented by Nancy McClure and Michael Laatsch with CBRE’s Tucson office. The seller was represented by Jim Marian… Read More →

Consortium buying PetSmart for $83 per share in cash

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PetSmart, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium led by BC Partners, Inc. at a price of $83.00 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 39% over PetSmart’s unaffected closing share price on July 2, 2014. The consortium includes Funds advised by BC Partners… Read More →

Az Business announces finalists for ACC Awards

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Az Business magazine, in conjunction with the State Bar of Arizona, have announced the finalists for the 2015 Arizona Corporate Counsel (ACC) Awards. The finalists and winners will be honored at an awards dinner and reception on Jan. 15, 2015 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. Click here for… Read More →

PetSmart Explores Ways to Maximize Shareholder Value

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PetSmart, Inc., the world’s largest specialty retailer of pet supplies and the foremost authority for pet parents seeking services and solutions for the lifetime needs of their pets, today announced that based on a thorough business review that began last spring, the Board of Directors has determined that it will explore strategic alternatives for the… Read More →