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Anthony Spano named president of DeVry in Phoenix


DeVry University recently announced the appointment of Anthony Spano as president of the Phoenix campus in Arizona. Spano will provide executive leadership at the university’s Phoenix, Glendale and Mesa locations (collectively known as the Phoenix metro). Spano has more than 24 years of academic leadership experience and has served as the campus director of DeVry University’s… Read More →

Treble in paradise: Paying for music in public spaces


Three performance rights organizations, or PROs, protect a majority of recording artists’ work from unauthorized use in public spaces. The two largest — ASCAP and BMI — are household names, but the smallest of the group, SESAC, is quickly becoming a well-known resident at multifamily properties. A third party working for SESAC has contacted multifamily… Read More →

Coolest incubators in Metro Phoenix

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Incubators are spaces outfitted with support staff, equipment and made available at low rent to new, small businesses. From trendy digs to attractive benefits, here are the best places to put all your eggs in a basket. BioAccel Location: 2702 N. 3rd St., #3001, Phoenix Dictum: “We help Arizona reach its potential by helping Arizona’s entrepreneurs reach… Read More →

Ariz. economy demands new sense of place

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Block by block, the Phoenix Metro is seeing reinvestment, redevelopment and repositioning of land, existing buildings and infrastructure. It may not be high tide across the submarkets and sectors, but a rising tide somewhere can still lift a decent number of ships. The Great Recession has left its mark on the Metro, tasking developers and… Read More →

Have A Small Kitchen? Learn How To Make It Look Larger

Kitchen designed by Faizi Urban Design
by in Executive Lifestyle | Real Estate

Phoenix Metro is the 5th largest city in the United States, and we are seeing that more urban living options are growing. Unfortunately, these new smaller, urban living options — like lofts, condos and townhouses — are not as roomy as a traditional single-family home in the suburbs. So, we end up compromising on some… Read More →

Arizona’s Unemployment Rate Drops in November

by in Economy

The state’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percent to 9.4 percent in November, as the economy added 12,800 jobs. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) reports today that the private sector generated 9,300 jobs, while government added 3,500. Traditional holiday hiring boosted the November job gains. Nov. ’10 Oct. ’10 Nov. ’09 United States 9.8%… Read More →

2 Valley Treasures Will Receive A Little TLC

Mill Ave in Tempe, Arizona
by in Legal | Real Estate

The Tempe City Council recently voted unanimously to move forward with plans to restore Papago Park and Mill Avenue. The Papago Park restoration plans focus on improvements to marketing and park amenities while Mill Avenue will receive some much needed clean-up and landscaping.

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 →

The Worst May Be Past, But The Valley’s Housing Troubles Are Far From Over

When the final tally is concluded and the numbers checked and double-checked, the surprising result will show an almost record year for Phoenix-metro home purchases in 2009. That should produce a sigh of relief to the many who sense the Valley’s residential market has hit bottom and it’s time to look ahead to recovery. Not… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix Launches Kilowatt Krackdown Initiative

Kilowatt Krackdown - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009
by in Associations

BOMA Greater Phoenix launches Kilowatt Krackdown initiative to reduce energy consumption marketwide. Last year, BOMA International announced its 7-Point Challenge, encouraging local chapter members to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. BOMA Greater Phoenix embraced the opportunity and formed the Green Buildings Committee to further this goal, and in the process, pursued LEED certification… Read More →