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The Newport at Tempe set to open in December

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Eight of The Newport’s colorful 38 single-family homes are set to open this December. Standing tall at two and three stories between Tempe and Scottsdale, the Newport Beach-inspired properties perfectly blend with the culture and lifestyle of its nearby downtown areas. The Newport is the first of its kind to be built in Tempe in… Read More →

Tempe advances plan to increase renewable energy


Mayor Mark Mitchell and the Tempe City Council motioned to approve a 20-year agreement with SolarCity that will put Tempe on the map as an energy efficient city. “I so move to approve this,” said Councilwoman Lauren Kuby, sporting a big smile. Mitchell and the council hope the approval will advance the city’s plan to… Read More →

Keep It Cut opens salons in Tempe, Ahwatukee


Local hair salon Keep It Cut has redefined the way men look with its unlimited cuts for a flat monthly fee. This month, they open two new locations in Ahwatukee at 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. and in Tempe at 5118 S. Rural Rd. the beginning of November 2015. During the openings, guests can enjoy food… Read More →

Google Fiber has its sights set on Tempe


Tempe’s status as an innovative city has caught the attention of Google Fiber and may soon be responsible for the high-speed service arriving in Tempe. “There are many reasons Google Fiber could have an impact on Tempe. They are Google, so they have big brand recognition and becoming a Google Fiber city promotes recognition throughout… Read More →

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 →

Medtronic’s Gordon Steere earns AZBio Pioneer Award


Gordon Steere, who led Medtronic Tempe from 1997 -2008, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Arizona BioIndustry Association. “During a period of rapid growth and innovation across our industry, Gordon Steere led the Medtronic team in the creation of one of the leading life… Read More →

Salvage This! kitchen design event benefits foster children

Minimalistic Kitchens, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Stardust Building Supplies, a nonprofit reuse organization, is hosting the 3rd Annual Salvage This! on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Showcase Room at The Yard in Tempe. Salvage This! is a celebration of reuse and repurpose, inspiring everyone around us to build a sustainable community.  Featured celebrity guest, Frank Fritz from History Channel’s “American… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

16 Arizona companies make Fortune 1000 list

economic development - 8 honored

Sixteen Arizona-based companies earned spots on the Fortune 1000 list, a reference list of the 1,000 largest American companies, ranked on revenues alone. The 16 Arizona companies on the Fortune 1,000: No. 108 Avnet, Phoenix No. 137 Freeport-McMoRan, Phoenix No. 323 Republic Services, Phoenix No. 386 PetSmart, Phoenix No. 493 Insight Enterprises, Tempe No. 502 Northern Tier Energy,… Read More →

Metromile opens office in Tempe, adds 130 jobs

Traffic Congestion, Metromile,

Website Metromile, a pioneer in pay-per-mile car insurance in the United States, announced Wednesday that it will open its third office in Tempe. The office is located at 1150 West Washington, near the Priest Drive and Washington Light Rail Station. “We are really excited to be in Tempe,” said Dan Preston, CEO. “We looked at… Read More →

Silicon Ranch selects First Solar technology for project

energy supply - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Nashville-based renewable energy provider Silicon Ranch Corporation and Tempe-based First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announce the selection of First Solar technology and products for the 12-Megawatt (MW)AC solar power project that will provide power to Aerojet Rocketdyne and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) in East Camden, Arkansas. Silicon Ranch has selected First Solar’s advanced thin… Read More →

Experts: Central sports commission would boost Arizona


The 2015 Super Bowl kicked off an unprecedented run for the Phoenix metro area as the host of mega-sporting events. But if the Valley is going to continue to lure Super Bowls, NCAA championship football games and Final Fours, leaders in the sports community say the current system needs to be improved. “We’re playing with… Read More →

LifeLock gives back to its local communities


LifeLock, Inc. launched its inaugural day of volunteerism, where, as part of their regular work schedule, employees leave their desks, roll up their sleeves and give back to local communities in a day of service. All of LifeLock’s 675+ employees are invited to join the event, called “Do-Gooder Day,” across office locations in Tempe, San Diego and… Read More →

Brunch deals make Easter ‘eggs’ hunt easy

Central Bistro Open 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 3160 E Camelback Rd. 480-646-8560 centralbistroaz.com Osio Culinary Group’s Local Bistro and SumoMaya will also be open on Easter Sunday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Local Bistro 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. SumoMaya $32 per person With bottomless bloody marys or mimosas: $45 per person Includes Fresh Pastries, Bottomless Coffee, Orange Juice, Iced… Read More →