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Salvation Army celebrates 150th anniversary

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

A crowd of more than 900 packed the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom to celebrate the Salvation Army‘s 150th anniversary. William Booth’s mission was to help feed the hungry and homeless and lift up the thieves, prostitutes and drunkards who needed salvation in the abject poverty of London in 1865. As he helped people… Read More →

New independent financial advisory firm opens in Arizona


After serving the community for more than five years as a partner with Strategy Financial Group, Andrew Rafal announced the opening of his new, independent, investment advisory firm, Bayntree Wealth Advisors. With a new tag line “You Dream. We Plan.” Rafal will continue serving his clients throughout Arizona and the United States by working to help them… Read More →

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort unveils new rooms

Hacienda Del Sol
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, a beloved Tucson landmark frequented by visitors and locals, has more than doubled its room count ahead of the prime visitor season. This luxury boutique resort, also known for its award-winning restaurant The Grill, will complete construction of 32 additional guestrooms by the end of the month. The rooms… Read More →

Women own more than half of Hispanic-owned businesses


The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will release its fifth annual edition of the DATOS Tucson report at a morning conference Oct. 6. The report provides an overview of the state of the Hispanic market in Southern Arizona, as well as statewide and nationally. The conference takes place 9:30 to 11:00 p.m. at Tucson Hilton… Read More →

SynCardia Systems files Form S-1 for IPO


SynCardia Systems, a developer and manufacturer of temporary implantable artificial hearts, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $40 million in an initial public offering. Based in Tucson, Arizona, SynCardia Systems, Inc. is the manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart for use… Read More →

Cassandra Lopez joins Westward Look sales team

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Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa announced a key staff addition to its dedicated sales team. Cassandra Lopez brings more than a decade of hospitality, sales and customer service experience to her new position as National Account Executive with the award-winning Tucson resort. “Lopez places high value on business relationships in both maintenance and… Read More →

Tucson economy expected to outpace U.S. by 2017

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Tucson’s economic growth is expected to outpace the national economy by 2017. That was a key message during today’s University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2015 Mid-Year Economic Update Breakfast at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. More than 330 people attended the event to hear presenters George W. Hammond, Ph.D., director and… Read More →

Arizona Oncology now offers palliative care in Tucson

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Arizona Oncology, a leader in community based cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, is now offering palliative care to patients in Tucson and southern Arizona. Palliative care nurse practitioners, Kathy Kennel, MSN, FNP-C, ACHPN, and Shari Beauregard, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals to coordinate… Read More →

CBIZ promotes new Tucson market leader


CBIZ, Inc. today announced the promotion of Eric Rustand to market leader for Tucson for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc. Rustand, who is licensed in nearly 20 states, has been with CBIZ for 13 years, holding various positions as a senior benefits consultant, vice president of business development and vice president and sales manager.… Read More →

CBRE reports recent Tucson leases

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CBRE’s Tucson office has released the following recent transactions: International Rescue Committee has leased 6,200 square-feet of office space at 2100 N. Kolb Rd. from Reay’s Ranch Investors LLC. CBRE’s Tucson office handled the transaction with Pete Villaescusa, Bruce Suppes, and Jesse Peron representing the landlord/sublessor and Bruce Suppes and Ian Stuart representing the tenant/sublessee.… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $500,000 to help revitalize Tucson

An Aerial Shot of Downtown Tucson, Arizona

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced donations totaling $500,000 to seven local nonprofits to help strengthen and revitalize Tucson neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild to… Read More →

JW Marriott Starr Pass offers sizzling summer deals


Escape the summer heat with a refreshing resort package at JW Marriott Starr Pass. Special summer values make Tucson a perfect destination for abundant recreation, sumptuous dining and rejuvenating spa experiences. This summer, locals and travelers alike can take advantage of a special Advanced Purchase rate from $149 per night, per room. Special summer rates… Read More →

Employment gains drive Tucson multifamily market

Arizona's Unemployment Rate Drops in October 2010

Market report supplied by Colliers International   THE BROADER VIEW The Tucson multifamily market got off to a strong start in 2015. Momentum from the end of last year has carried over into 2015, with vacancy improving, rents ticking higher and healthy levels of net absorption. The vacancy and rent trends are the surest signs… Read More →

FAA approves FPV Catalog for commercial use of drones


An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) related business in Southern Arizona received a Federal Aviation Administration exemption to fly drones. FPV Catalog, an online source for multirotors and winged aircraft parts and accessories, is one of the first retail sites in Arizona to be granted authorization from the FAA to fly its UAVs for commercial and… Read More →