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SynCardia Systems files Form S-1 for IPO

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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 →

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will provide care at TMC

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TMC for Children will partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, one of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the country, for inpatient pediatric hospitalist and intensive care services beginning June 3. “TMC for Children is committed to the children and families we serve,” said Judy Rich, TMC president and chief executive officer. “Our relationship with Phoenix… Read More →

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking

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See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store. The Android phone app, officially released March 30, uses guided imagery to help women resist the urge to smoke, while encouraging them to make… Read More →

Phoenix faces growing gap between income, rent hikes

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A new report shows Tucson and Phoenix-area renters have had to deal with a double whammy: Dwindling or stagnant incomes coupled with significant rent hikes. The report, released last week by the National Association of Realtors, indicated the two metro areas are among those where the gap between rental costs and household income is increasing.… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards honors Arizona’s best

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by in Featured | Nonprofit

Guitar artist, musician and luthier William Eaton of Sedona, Tucson arts advocate I. Michael Kasser and Arizona State University strings professor Dr. Margaret Schmidt captured the top individual awards at the 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. More than 600 arts supporters, artists, advocates and business leaders were on hand for… Read More →

Shepley Bulfinch, GLHN awarded Banner project in Tucson

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by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Featured

Banner Health has awarded the contract for the design of the new Banner – University Medical Center hospital facility in Tucson to Shepley Bulfinch architects of Phoenix, in association with GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. of Tucson. The 11-story tower is scheduled for completion in 2019. This news follows Banner’s acquisition of the University of… Read More →