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State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

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

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

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

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
by in Home & Design

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

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 →