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Phoenix ties San Francisco for No. 1 in tech job growth


Businesses looking for office space in the nation’s hottest tech markets should expect to pay a premium – and a hefty one in many of the top tech cities, according to a new research report by CBRE Group, Inc. The report, which analyzes the top 30 tech cities across the U.S. and Canada, showed an… Read More →

WESTMARC turns West Valley into healthcare hotbed

Dr. Miles Howard utilizes da Vinci Robotic Surgery technology at Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital.

There was a time when many West Valley residents had to travel to downtown Phoenix or the East Valley for specialized healthcare services and treatments. Times have dramatically changed. “Whether it’s specialized pediatric care, trauma care, cutting-edge heart care, or state-of-the-art cancer care, you can find some of the leading providers of those services in… Read More →

Driving while single can cost more in Phoenix, study shows

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Single, widowed and divorced drivers in Phoenix are likely to pay higher insurance rates than married drivers with identical driving records, according to a recent report from the Consumer Federation of America. Phoenix was one of 10 large cities across the U.S. where the federation sought quotes for a 30-year-old woman with a perfect driving… Read More →

OSHA heat reminder for Phoenix

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

With sweltering temperatures impacting Phoenix today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA’s FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to outdoor workers. With a simple click, users can get reminders about protective measures that should… Read More →

Ladder Down helps female attorneys rise in profession

Alison Christian, shareholder at Christian Dichter & Sluga.

More women are becoming lawyers, but they are struggling to earn positions as equity partners and shareholders at their firms. “The real issue is that institutional obstacles have been in place that have made it very difficult for women to excel,” said Alison Christian, shareholder at Christian Dichter & Sluga. Christian and Beth Fitch, founding… Read More →

P.B. Bell celebrates anniversary of their largest acquisition

PB Bell

P.B. Bell, a leader in multi-family housing development and management, is marking the one-year anniversary of its biggest acquisition by celebrating improved occupancies stemming from the completion of major renovations within the seven-property portfolio. The acquisition, which closed in July of 2014, included nearly 2,800 apartment units in complexes throughout metropolitan Phoenix. The transaction represented… Read More →

Mediation becomes trend for resolving business disputes

mediation - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

While mediation used to be a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), mediation has become mainstream. Today, virtually every dispute that is not able to be resolved through direct negotiation is proceeding to mediation. The only questions are at what stage of the process will mediation be held and who will be selected as the… Read More →

GPEC attracted 6,200 jobs during last fiscal year


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) saw another record-breaking year for the Greater Phoenix region as GPEC worked with its 22 member communities with the location and expansion of 32 companies over the course of the fiscal year ending June 30th.    Those companies will add more than 6,200 jobs across Greater Phoenix during the… Read More →

Ask the experts: Home Remodeling 101

The Studio at Central Arizona Supply 3

Undertaking a home remodel is a daunting task so Central Arizona Supply, the leading plumbing supply company in Arizona, is making things easier by hosting a free “Ask the Experts: Home Remodeling 101” event where the Valley’s top home remodeling experts will be under one roof to answer questions, conduct demonstrations and help take the… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap sells Phoenix apartments for $3M feverpitched

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced the sale of Tidewood, a 49-unit apartment community located in Phoenix, AZ, according to Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset sold for $3,000,000. Trevor Hardy, investment specialists… Read More →

Goodyear defense contractor gets Air Force research grant


Prime Solutions Group, an aerospace and defense consulting contractor located at the West Valley Technology Center near the Phoenix-Goodyear Airport, has received a prestigious Small Business Innovative Research grant from the United States Air Force. Joseph Marvin, president of the 17-employee firm, said the Phase I grant is a major accomplishment that will allow his… Read More →

16,194 SF industrial manufacturing building sells for $1.065M

4830 S 36th St

Commercial Properties, Inc., Arizona’s largest locally owned commercial real estate brokerage, has announced the sale of a 16,194 SF industrial manufacturing building located at 4830 S 36th Street in Phoenix, Arizona.  Jeff Hays of CPI’s Tempe Industrial Team represented the seller, Hadco Corporation, in this $1.065 million sale. The site offers convenient freeway access and… Read More →

Businesses in Roosevelt Row may get a boost

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A group of business and property owners are collaborating to implement a $375,000 business improvement district in the Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill area of downtown Phoenix by next year.  According to the business improvement plan newsletter, a Business Improvement District is a plan that allows property owners to gather resources and provide services beyond those provided… Read More →

Phoenix ranked No. 1 for energy efficiency


The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Phoenix the Number 1 big-city local government in the nation for energy efficiency. The Council lauded the city for achieving its 2015 goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in local government operations and then resetting its targets to be even more stringent. The City of Phoenix… Read More →