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Banner Children’s Academy to open in Tempe

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Students with autism, emotional and learning disabilities will have a new place to learn this fall when a nationally-accredited school, specifically established for their needs, moves to a larger, more expansive location in the East Valley. Banner Children’s Academy of Education & Development, a newly named school operated by Banner Behavioral Health in Scottsdale, opens… Read More →

Culinary Dropout concept comes to Tempe this fall

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Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) and development partner, Brian Frakes, plan to open the first East Valley Culinary Dropout location in October 2014 on First Avenue and Farmer Avenue in Tempe, Ariz. Known for their innovative restaurant concepts, FRC is planning their largest project to date with this Culinary Dropout location at Farmer Arts District at… Read More →

Innovators get boost from Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has selected 18 recipients for AZ Fast Grant, a highly competitive grant program that provides qualified Arizona-based, early stage technology companies with intensive training and technical assistance to help them commercialize their innovations, grow their businesses and create quality jobs. “Early stage companies play a key role in developing innovations… Read More →

Spine Specialists Open New East Valley Office

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Sonoran Spine Center, Arizona’s leading spine and back specialists are moving to a new office in Tempe. Located at 1255 West Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 107, this marks the fifth location for Sonoran Spine Center in Metro Phoenix with a sixth office operating in Show Low, Ariz. Opened in 1999 by Dr. Dennis Crandall, Sonoran… Read More →

Arizona Central Credit Union Launches Kids’ Website

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Arizona Central Credit Union is launching a new initiative to encourage financial literacy among children. Designed for children between the ages of 8 and 12, this program is intended to encourage sound financial habits and further an awareness of positive saving and spending practices. Molly and Moe are the official mascots of the Monkey Money… Read More →

Meridian Capital finances $20.5M in multifamily properties

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Meridian Capital Group, LLC, a commercial real estate finance and advisory firm, negotiated a $20.5M loan to fund the purchase of two multifamily properties located in Tempe, Ariz., on behalf of Gelt. The ten-year loan features a competitive fixed-rate below 4.00% for the initial five years and was provided by a correspondent east coast balance… Read More →

Innovative Altier Credit Union unveils video ATM

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Altier Credit Union, headquartered in Tempe, has become Arizona’s first financial institution to deploy an In-Lobby Teller (ILT) ATM (Diebold Opteva 923). Members of the credit union will find Arizona’s first ILT ATM complete with a teller concierge representative at the newly remodeled Tempe branch location. The integrated ILT ATM provides advanced ATM technology and… Read More →

Limelight turns down $644 million buyout offer

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Tempe-based Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that it has received an unsolicited offer to purchase the company from an entity that management believes is a non-credible source. Under the proposal, first reported by media outlets, then confirmed via phone and follow up email, on June 13, Tuition Build Inc.… Read More →

Nude yoga classes catch on in Valley

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You’re shaking to hold your Downward Facing Dog for just four more breaths and you glance over at your neighbor for a distraction from the weakness in your quivering arms. But in this yoga class, that distraction ends up being more than you bargained for – in this yoga class, clothing is optional and, more… Read More →

One Stop Voice completes sale to Crexendo

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Two Phoenix-based businesses have announced a purchase agreement of One Stop Voice (OSV) to Crexendo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: EXE). OSV, a company built by Joshua Simon, president of SimonCRE, provides top of the line, feature rich, cloud-based communications systems to small and medium sized business customers. OSV is located in Scottsdale and focuses on Arizona… Read More →

Tempe App Developer Launches Golf GPS

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Tempe-based mobile app developer Shotzoom, the world leader in mobile golf GPS and instruction apps since 2009, with more than 1.5 million active users worldwide, announces the launch of Golfshot: Golf GPS with Golfshot Pro and “Tips and Drills” in-app upgrade options for iOS and Android. The app is available in 12 languages and may… Read More →

Wilkinson Named Business Woman of the Year

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has named Dr. Christine K. Wilkinson as its 2014 Business Woman of the Year. She was honored at the 19th Annual Women in Business Conference on May 21 at the PERA Club in Tempe. Dr. Wilkinson is Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University and President, ASU Alumni Association,… Read More →

Hayden Station in Tempe sold for $26.5M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Cassidy Turley has announced that Mill Avenue Office, L.L.C. (owned by Bob Parsons) has acquired Hayden Station, a 107,508 square foot, mixed-use office and retail property located on the southwest corner of Mill Avenue and 3rd Street, for $26.5 million ($246.49 per square foot). The seller was Tucson, Arizona-based Holualoa Companies. Senior Managing Directors Bob… Read More →

Knockouts Haircuts For Men signs first lease in Tempe

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

SRS Real Estate Partners is pleased to announce that Knockouts Haircuts For Men, a boxing-themed hair salon that caters exclusively to men, has leased a 1,028-square-foot space in El Dorado Crossing. Knockouts is a sports-themed full-service salon specializing in competitively priced haircuts, color/lightening, manicures, pedicures, hair waxing, and massage. The Knockouts environment is upscale, yet… Read More →