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Microchip technology reunites cat with owner one year after disappearance

Victoria Tenorio said she is ‘grateful’ for the microchip technology that reunited her with her cat Toto more than a year after his disappearance. (Photo by Elena Mendoza/Cronkite News)

Victoria Tenorio lost Toto, her beloved cat of five years, for an entire year. Toto’s litterbox was in the garage when a mechanic came to work on Tenorio’s car. Toto escaped. “He just slipped out and my mom didn’t notice. Then we closed the garage and I think he wasn’t able to find his way… Read More →

ArtHAUS designer joins Studio Ma

by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

The designer behind the artHAUS project, Jason Boyer, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has joined Studio Ma as a principal. Boyer brings a keen eye to the table for pragmatics in his team-based design approach, which yields exceptional results by meeting budget, schedule and technical performance goals while enhancing social, environmental and architectural quality. This dual-objective approach has… Read More →

Quarles & Brady named best firm for female attorneys

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP – which has offices in Phoenix and Scottsdale – has been named the “Best BigLaw Firm For Female Attorneys” by Law360, underscoring its ongoing commitment to gender equality in the legal profession and workplace. In addition to its top ranking, Quarles & Brady is the only… Read More →

Report: Phoenix air quality has improved

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The American Lung Association’s 2016 “State of the Air” report found Phoenix fifth-most polluted city in the nation for ozone. Compared to the 2015 report, Phoenix has cut ozone slightly. This is in keeping with a trend seen across the nation of lower ozone pollution levels. “The 2016 ‘State of the Air’ report finds unhealthful… Read More →

Stanton wants new arena for Suns and Coyotes

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced plans to pursue a path to find a new home for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and the Phoenix Coyotes while abstaining from raising taxes for a new sports arena at his State of the City address, Tuesday. The Suns ownership recently informed the Mayor that they will be searching… Read More →

Mayor: Phoenix will be ‘smart Gigabit community’ Buchachon Petthanya

Today during his State of the City address, Mayor Greg Stanton announced that Phoenix would be the newest “Smart Gigabit Community”.  Through a three-year private sector grant sponsored by Cox Communications, Phoenix joins 15 other communities nationwide participating in the “Smart Gigabit Communities” project. Initiated in 2015 by US Ignite in partnership with the National… Read More →

Phoenix Public Market Café offers wholesale baked goods

Phoenix Public Market Cafe_Exterior 2016

Phoenix restaurateur Aaron Chamberlin, founder and owner of St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Café, is growing his culinary footprint with the launch of a new wholesale bakery division and the expansion of catering services at Phoenix Public Market Café in downtown Phoenix.  This spring, the Café launched a new wholesale bakery offering with a… Read More →

Could downtown Phoenix survive without D-backs?

The Arizona Diamondbacks have called Chase Field home since 1998. (Photo By Blake Benard/Cronkite News)

Call it the Arizona Diamondbacks effect. Eighteen years ago the major league baseball team moves into new stadium digs, known as cutting edge for its retractable roof and acknowledged as an economic magnet for the businesses built on blocks surrounding the facility in downtown Phoenix. The team, whose downtown neighbors include the Phoenix Suns pro… Read More →

Arizona cities work to stay ahead of technology

Self-Service Technologies, Technology
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Every month seemingly brings a slick new gadget to consumers’ hands, but those technological advancements aren’t always felt in the public sector, where some local governments have only just begun to push through upgrades to sometimes decades-old systems. Administrative forces, such as spending limits, often dictate when cities can purchase new technology. Slow updates can… Read More →

29th Street Capital acquires 5th Valley property

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

29th Street Capital (29SC), a privately-held real estate investment and advisory firm, in conjunction with Clear Sky Capital, has acquired Ridge View Apartments, a 150-unit apartment complex in Fountain Hills, Arizona.  29SC’s strategy is to invest $810,000 worth of renovations to significantly upgrade the interiors and to enhance the exteriors of the property.  “This is… Read More →

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is keynote at journalism conference


Your eyes don’t deceive you. Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be the keynote speaker at a journalism conference in Phoenix. You can leave the pink underwear at home, though. The keynote will be in an interview format with Arizona Republic columnist E.J. Montini. “America’s Toughest Sheriff” will discuss journalism and his reputation in the media —… Read More →

Arcadia Village Shopping Center sells for $19.65M

Arcadia Village Shopping Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Cushman & Wakefield announced Tuesday the purchase of Arcadia Village Shopping Center, a CVS pharmacy-anchored, retail center located on the southwest corner of Camelback Road and 40th Street for $19.65 million. The shopping center is located in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood. Cushman & Wakefield Executive Managing Directors Ryan Schubert and Michael Hackett represented the seller, Arcadia Retail, LLC. “Arcadia… Read More →

Construction material prices rise for 1st time in 9 months

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction input prices rose on a monthly basis in March for the first time in nine months according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Producer Price Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Input prices expanded 0.9 percent on a monthly basis in March but are still down 3.4… Read More →

CBRE promotes Susan LaGanke to new position

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE announced today that Susan LaGanke has been promoted to Senior Managing Director, Project Management, Southwest Region and Multi-Markets. In addition to her current management responsibilities in the Southwest Region, Ms. LaGanke will now also lead multi-market project management business pursuits and interface with clients and brokers to ensure consistent delivery of best-in-class services across… Read More →