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Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

Jamie Daer and Scott Dunn with the Arizona Office of Tourism discuss their virtual reality experience, which simulates mountain biking in Sedona and skydiving at the Grand Canyon. (Photo by Erica Apodaca/Cronkite News)
by in AZ Business Magazine

Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation. They made the most of their time, hitting hotspots such as Tombstone, Tucson, Apache Trail and Camelback Mountain. They said they… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards… Read More →

ADP plans to add 250 jobs in Tucson

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Looking for a job? New Jersey-based Human resources management software firm, ADP, is adding 250 jobs to its Tucson location. The company will now have 400 employees in Tucson and nearly 2,000 in Arizona with the additional 250 employees who will work at the 49,543-square-foot space at the company’s facility at 5451 E. Williams Blvd.,… Read More →

Hughes Federal Credit Union reaches $1 billion in assets

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

Tucson-based Hughes Federal Credit Union has doubled its assets and membership since the recession seven years ago, after reaching $1 billion in assets and 106,000 members, according to an announcement. “To put our growth in perspective, the Credit Union’s assets grew 20 percent in 2016 or one-fifth our size in one year,” said John Sansbury, chairman… Read More →

Tucson retail center to add 3 stores

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The ground was broken Thursday for a retail project in Tucson, which will include three additional stores at Houghton Town Center near Houghton and Old Vail Roads. Ryan Companies US is the owner, developer and general contractor of the retail project and is partnered with Diamond Ventures to add the three new retail stores. The additions… Read More →

CBRE promotes Jesse Blum to senior associate

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by in AZRE Magazine

CBRE promoted Jesse Blum, an advisory and transaction professional at the firm’s Tucson office, to senior associate. Blum specializes in utilizing market research and database implementation to create proprietary, market-specific knowledge. These strategies are designed to solve regional and national location needs and create local competitive advantages. “We are delighted to promote Jesse and recognize his… Read More →

Raytheon adding nearly 2,000 jobs with Arizona expansion

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Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period. The company plans to hire workers at all skill levels with an emphasis on engineering and other higher-wage, technical positions. Job creation, facilities expansion and operational output is… Read More →

Arnold Palmer leaves lasting imprint on Arizona golf courses

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by in Scottsdale Living Magazine

In the entrance of the Starfire Golf Club, legend Arnold Palmer smiles in a blue beret while sinking his winning putt in the 1961 British Open – his first of two. “It’s Palmer by a Stroke,” the “New World” headline reads, one of many documenting the victories he achieved in his 52 years striding the… Read More →

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award at Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

5 property Tucson portfolio sold to Colorado firm

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by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix has negotiated the sale of a portfolio containing five apartment communities in Tucson. The properties were the first Arizona acquisition for a Colorado-based investment group. California-based Hamilton Zanze sold the portfolio to Colorado-based Monarch Investment & Management Group, LLC. Cindy Cooke and Brad Cooke of Colliers International in Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Tucson Raytheon Missile Systems flex building sells for $10.5M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Lee & Associates facilitated the sale of a 72,000-square-foot former Raytheon Missile Systems flex office building at 3360 E. Hemisphere Loop, Building M10, Tucson for $10,500,000. Price-per-square-foot was calculated at $145.83. Lee Principals Jerry Marrell and Dave Johnson negotiated on behalf of DCG IV, LLC, a Seattle-based investment firm. Lee Principal Pete Batschelet procured the buyer, 3360… Read More →

Tucson community sells 100 homes in 7 months

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Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso community has sold an average of one new home every 48 hours (100 homes in 200 days) since opening just under seven months ago. The success of the community, located in the Tucson, Arizona, suburb of Oro Valley, offers a vivid snapshot of the national housing industry’s record-breaking growth, which… Read More →

Tucson mid-year reports show market health

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by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage

According to recently released reports from Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, the Tucson commercial real estate market continues to see widespread activity across all markets at various levels. These quarter two reports analyze business in the multifamily, industrial, retail and office markets. The cliff notes version of the Q2 reports from Cushman & Wakefield |… Read More →

‘Sneak Peek Package’ offers look renovated Hilton Tucson El Conquistador

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

The final days of summer are right around the corner and Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Tucson, Ariz. is offering end-of-summer guests the chance to be among the first to stay in the resort’s renovated guest rooms with the “Sneak Peek” package. Nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains,… Read More →