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Chief sustainability officer in turning Phoenix green

Green Marketing

Mark Hartman, Phoenix’s chief sustainability officer, has already enabled significant progress in the past year since joining the City of Phoenix team. Before his arrival, he worked as a lead sustainability officer in Vancouver, B.C., where he was well on his way to achieving his goal of making Vancouver the greenest city by 2020.  His desire… Read More →

Uber wants UberX allowed at Sky Harbor Airport


Ridesharing company Uber is petitioning Sky Harbor Airport to allow their UberX service at the airport. Currently, only Uber’s commercial vehicles can operate at the airport, because the drivers have complied with Sky Harbor’s requirements for transportation vehicles. Uber is hoping to show Sky Harbor that there is a demand for the UberX service at… Read More →

Gainsight expands operations to Phoenix Buchachon Petthanya

Gainsight, a Silicon Valley-based technology company focused on customer success, has announced an expansion to Phoenix. The company’s new corporate marketing headquarters will be housed at the 111 W. Monroe building downtown.    Led by CEO Nick Mehta, Gainsight made a major announcement last Thursday with a new $50 million Series D funding round backed… Read More →

Vote now to decide FirstBank ‘Elevator Pitch’ winner


FirstBank, which has 17 banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area, announced the five Arizona finalist companies of its the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” where it will award one Arizona-based winner with $20,000. The five companies are: Pinspiration Co+Hoots Brelby Theatre Company Cake Art Studio Nancy’s Jewelry and Clothing The public is invited… Read More →

Kirkland’s home decor store opening Phoenix location

by in Creative Designer

National specialty home décor retailer Kirkland’s, Inc., will host a grand opening Saturday, Nov. 21, at its new Phoenix store. The store is located in Deer Valley Towne Center at 2811 W. Agua Fria Freeway, #2. “Expanding to the Deer Valley Towne Center is a great opportunity for Kirkland’s. This makes our 15th store in Arizona,” said Michelle… Read More →

Nominations open for Healthcare Leadership Awards


Az Business magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories of healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates to its readers. Each April, Az Business shines a special spotlight on the medical industry through its annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona’s healthcare industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making Arizona a better place… Read More →

Phoenix retail development makes a slow comeback


The retail land market in the Phoenix area is waking up from its nearly seven year dormancy. While sales and development for retail pads and in-fill parcels has been at an all-time high, the development of new shopping centers has remained at a stand-still – and with good reason. The housing boom and subsequent bust… Read More →

Salvation Army celebrates 150th anniversary

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

A crowd of more than 900 packed the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom to celebrate the Salvation Army‘s 150th anniversary. William Booth’s mission was to help feed the hungry and homeless and lift up the thieves, prostitutes and drunkards who needed salvation in the abject poverty of London in 1865. As he helped people… Read More →

Miller Russell Associates named to prestigious list


Phoenix investment advisor and wealth manager Miller Russell Associates was recently ranked on the’s Top 100 RIAs of 2015 ranking. Miller Russell Associates was the only Arizona firm recognized on this esteemed list.  Miller Russell Associates is a registered investment advisory firm providing a full range of investment, wealth management, tax compliance and consulting… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo selected among Best Law Firms


Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. has achieved first-tier rankings in metro Phoenix in the 2016 US News Best Law Firms in America rankings. The practice areas represented are Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law, Tax Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. Nationally the firm ranked in Tier 2 in… Read More →

Nov. 8 is deadline for FirstBank ‘Elevator Pitch’ contest


FirstBank, which has 17 banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, is reminding Arizona businesses that the November 8 deadline for its a new competition is fast approaching. The competition, called the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” will award one winner with $20,000, courtesy of the bank. Contest participants are asked to submit a… Read More →

Veyo aims to recruit 1,200 Phoenix drivers


‘Tis the season to make some extra cash! Veyo, a new healthcare logistics company with target service for the healthcare industry, plans to bring 1,200 earning opportunities to Phoenix Metro before the end of the year. By offering higher per­-mile rates than similar app-­based transportation services and a majority of trips fall between 6 a.m.… Read More →

Bankers Trust celebrates opening of new location

Bankers Trust Check Presentation

Nearly 150 community leaders, industry experts and customers joined Bankers Trust on Thursday as they celebrated the grand opening of its new location on the ground floor of Esplanade Building II (2525 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 100). The first Bankers Trust Phoenix location opened in 2007 and since that time the Bank has grown from… Read More →

CBRE completes $95.8M sale of Pillar at Scottsdale

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

CBRE has completed the sale of Pillar at Scottsdale, a 539-unit apartment community located at 17212 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Arizona. The property commanded a sale price of $95.8 million and was 96% occupied at time of sale. Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch with CBRE’s Phoenix office negotiated the transaction.… Read More →