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Arizona ranks ninth in the country for identity theft

cyberbullying
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Arizona ranked No. 9 in the nation for identity theft in 2014, with 96 identity theft complaints for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The threat of identity theft has grown by about 26 percent in 10 years, with a national total of 332,646 complaints in 2014. This growing risk for identity… Read More →

Moxy Hotel plans to open in Tempe in March

The James Agency
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s new lifestyle brand, will open in Tempe near Apache Boulevard and Rural Road in early March. Launched by California-based Twenty Four Seven Hotels, the chic and modern Moxy Tempe will offer the style and spirit of a boutique hotel, at a shockingly affordable price. Moxy Hotels, which first debuted in Milan in… Read More →

Report: East Valley hotbed of leasing activity

East Valley
by in AZRE Magazine

Known for its pro-business climate, high quality of life, diversified economy with a skilled workforce, robust infrastructure and public-private collaboration, the PHX East Valley region continues to experience significant growth fueled by emerging local business and national corporate relocations. Comprised of the cities of Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Apache Junction and Queen Creek, the region offers a… Read More →

Desert Vista Commerce center sells for $8.9M

Desert Vista Commerce Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

BKM Capital partners purchased a Tempe multi-tenant industrial center, Desert Vista Commerce Center, for $8,914,000. The 98,678 square foot, three-building complex was purchased in a value-add transaction. Kidder Mathews commercial real estate brokers, Darren Tappen, Mike Kasulaitis, and Aric Adams, represented BKM Capital Partners in the transaction. Washington-based Desert Vista LLC – Richard Donovan, a… Read More →

What is the 2016 commercial real estate outlook?

East Valley
by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

When Luke Skywalker first cast eyes upon the Millennium Falcon, he was less than impressed. To him it was a “piece of junk.” Although perhaps not viewed as trash, the Phoenix economic and commercial outlook has admittedly taken a beating for some time. Much like Han Solo, however, experts see something in the slow, yet… Read More →

State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

Marina Heights rendering courtesy of DAVIS.

In the first half of 2016, State Farm plans to hire 1,000 employees in the greater Phoenix area, and will hold a job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in Mesa. The insurance firm plans to add more employees as it expands in the Phoenix area throughout the year. State Farm announced earlier in January it… Read More →

5 Valley New Year’s Eve events and parties

New Year's Eve
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

It’s that time of the year, 2015 is coming to a close and 2016 is right around the corner. Do you have your New Year’s Eve planned to bring in the New Year in style? If not, we’ve got you covered. Check out these five New Year’s parties and events: New Year’s Eve Celebration Phoenix… Read More →

Colliers International completes 17.5KSF lease

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Development
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Colliers International recently completed a 17,500-square-foot long-term lease for Maricopa Corporate College, part of the Maricopa County Community College District. Maricopa Corporate College leased the space at 1050 W. Washington Street, Suite 100, in Tempe from Sunstate. The space will provide conference, training and meeting rooms for on-site workforce programs and classes. Colliers International executives… Read More →

The Newport at Tempe set to open in December

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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

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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

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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

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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

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

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

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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 →