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How Uber affects local business

Uber
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Utilizing technology to exploit a gap in the market, Uber scaled quickly and evolved rapidly from tech startup into a way of life for millions of people in cities across the globe. It has also changed the way tourist visiting those cities get around. Since the rise of Uber, The W Scottsdale Hotel has seen… Read More →

Author of Phoenix ‘brain drain’ revises numbers

Bennett Dwosh, a recent Arizona State University graduate, said being at the bottom of a list of cities to work after graduation would cause concern. (Photo courtesy of Bennett Dwosh)

A study analyzing which metropolitan areas retain their university graduates the most has come under fire after the Phoenix metro area landed in the basement of the rankings. Officials with the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Commerce Authority fought back, and the study’s author has revised the numbers. Jonathan Rothwell, a fellow at… Read More →

Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

Dr. Edward B. Diethrich earned the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards.

Each year, Az Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most innovative healthcare leaders in Arizona were honored. “Healhchare Leadership Award winners and finalists represent all facets of healthcare in Arizona, from… Read More →

New America School opens first Phoenix facility

Higher Ed Growth
by in AZRE Magazine | Education

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services negotiated the $1.3 million purchase by New America School of a 14,000-square-foot facility and parking lot on 2.26 acres at 3024 E. Fillmore St. in Phoenix. The Daum Phoenix team of Bob Lundstedt, Chris Rogers and Trevor McKendry represented the buyer, New America School. The seller was Vicki A. Romero High School… Read More →

Here’s what you can do this weekend (April 8-11)

Country Thunder
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Whether you’re a little bit country or a little bit rock ‘n’ roll, there’s something for everyone in our top five weekend events, which include Country Thunder, Arizona Bike Week and more! Arizona Bike Week Rev up your engines because Arizona Bike Week will celebrate its 20th anniversary at WestWorld this week. There will be… Read More →

118-unit infill development opens in Phoenix this summer

Infill development
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Downtown Phoenix will see another multifamily property rise from the ashes of a decades-old building this summer. Proxy333, located at 333 E. McKinley St., immediately west of the Biomed campus, is being co-developed by Scottsdale’s Tilton Development Company and Seattle-based Goodman Real Estate. The 118-unit, six-story urban infill project is scheduled to open for occupancy this summer. While… Read More →

Opus Group adds VP of real estate development

real estate - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012
by in AZRE Magazine

The Opus Group (Opus) announced Wednesday that Dustin Slack joined Opus Development Company L.L.C. as vice president, real estate development. In his new role, Slack will be responsible for sourcing new development opportunities. “Dustin is a seasoned real estate developer who brings incredible value to our team,” said Larry Pobuda, senior vice president and general manager, Opus… Read More →

Dbacks honor past playoff performances with #DbacksTBT

Baseball 2001 World Series Game 7: Arizona Diamondbacks Luis Gonzalez #20 in action, hitting game winning hit vs New York Yankees.
Bank 1 Ballpark/Phoenix, AZ 11/04/01
Photo: Al Tielemans

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host five Throwback Thursdays, presented by Chase, this season and will include a poster giveaway for the first 5,000 fans at each Thursday game. Each Throwback Thursday (#DbacksTBT) will have a theme of a D-backs playoff team throughout history and this Thursday will be the first of the season honoring the… Read More →

Fry’s plans to open store in downtown Phoenix

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by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Fry’s Food Stores and RED Development today announced the popular grocer will open downtown Phoenix’s first full-service grocery store. Fry’s preferred location to build the new 55,000 square-foot grocery store would be on the surface parking lot bordered between Washington Street and Jefferson Avenue, located between CityScape Phoenix and Collier Center. The downtown grocer would… Read More →

Ballard Spahr marks milestone with diversity scholarship

ASU's Arizona Center for Law and Society

Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard Spahr Diversity Scholarship—$25,000 for one year of tuition—will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year, and the recipient will be known as the Ballard… Read More →

Canadian firm acquires GPE companies

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors

Canadian-based real estate services firm, Avison Young, acquired Phoenix-based GPE Management Services, and the newly merged firm is opening up offices here in Phoenix. Avison Young’s new Phoenix office is located in downtown Phoenix at 2777 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 230. The new offices will be Avison Young’s first location in Arizona, and 52nd office in the U.S., and is another… Read More →

Local construction firm changes name and location

Graycor Construction
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Phoenix Construction firm, Nitti Graycor, announced Monday that all operations for its southwest regional headquarters have moved to a new Phoenix location and are officially doing business as Graycor Construction Company. The new location, at 4600 E. Washington St., Suite 440, Phoenix, Arizona 85034, was designed with flexibility and collaboration in mind to best support Graycor’s service… Read More →

FBI warns of increase in business e-mail scams

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FBI officials are warning potential victims of a dramatic rise in the Business E-Mail Compromise Scam or “B.E.C.,” a scheme that targets businesses and has resulted in massive financial losses in Phoenix and other cities. The schemers go to great lengths to spoof company e-mail or use social engineering to assume the identity of the… Read More →

Jeff Flake says water allocation is a state duty

In this July 18, 2014 photo, the bathtub ring of light minerals that delineates the high water mark on Lake Mead is seen at Hemenway Harbor in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. A 14-year drought has caused the water level in the reservoir to shrink to its lowest point since it was first filled in the 1930s. (AP Photo/John Locher)

If you ask Sen. Jeff Flake about Federal water policy, he’ll tell you that’s something primarily left up to the individual states. During a 2016 Business of Water Summit speech Wednesday at the downtown Phoenix Hyatt Regency, the senator told a room full of business leaders and water stakeholders the primary principles of federal water policy, warning… Read More →