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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

Rendering, planned clinical tower, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson. Image courtesy of Shepley Bulfinch.
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 →

Sam Fox is UA Eller’s Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, will be recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17. The luncheon takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 East Sunrise, in Tucson. “Sam studied real estate finance at the University… Read More →

William S. Sowders joins Gust Rosenfeld

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Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that William S. Sowders joined the firm on March 2, 2015.  Sowders’ practice is concentrated on litigation, specifically in the areas of products liability, medical malpractice and healthcare, transportation, and accident and personal injury. “Bill is a highly respected lawyer who brings a wealth of experience in litigation, in particular in… Read More →

CORE Institute looks to hire 15 surgeons

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With its upcoming expansion into Tucson, Arizona’s largest orthopedic and neurology practice, The CORE Institute, announced it was seeking 15 highly qualified Board Eligible/Board Certified orthopedic surgeons to be part of its dynamic team dedicated to delivering the best in musculoskeletal healthcare in Southern Arizona.The CORE Institute plans to open its first Tucson facility this summer.… Read More →

2 Arizona hospitals designated Ebola treatment centers

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Hospital systems in Phoenix and Tucson are among 55 across the United States designated as Ebola treatment centers. The two Arizona hospital systems designated by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are Maricopa Integrated Health Systems in Phoenix and the University of Arizona Health Network. MIHS President CEO Steve Purves says the CDC… Read More →

Isaac Figueroa joins C&W | PICOR

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR announced that Isaac Figueroa has joined it Tucson commercial real estate brokerage team. Figueroa, a Tucson native, joins one of the region’s top producing Office & Medical Office teams, specializing in the leasing and sale of office and medical properties, representing landlords and tenants as well as buyers and sellers. Figueroa began… Read More →

LCMS Laboratories expands into Arizona

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To serve the growing needs of the bioscience and healthcare communities in the greater Tucson area, LCMS Laboratories, Inc. is opening a high-complexity laboratory in March 2015 and will operate under the guidelines of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).  The laboratory will utilize the latest mass spectrometry technologies and will create high-paying laboratory and… Read More →