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Shane Stephens Joins CBRE

ShaneStephens, CBRE
by in Newsmakers

CBRE has announced that Shane Stephens has joined the firm’s Retail Services Group in Phoenix, Ariz. as a vice president. Stephens, who is one of the top emerging retail professionals in the Phoenix commercial real estate industry, will partner with Vice President Traci Russell to form a new team that will focus its attention on… Read More →

CPI Brokers 36KSF for Mark IV Capital Properties, Inc.

Mark Skalny Photography
by in Brokerage | Business News

Commercial Properties Incorporated, Tempe, recently brokered six leases totaling almost 36KSF at Red Rock Business Plaza in the Chandler Airpark. Black Diamond Advanced Technology, a division of Roper Industries, took 24,196 SF of flex industrial shell space.  Chris McClurg with Lee & Associates and Eric Ramer with ICON Commercial Interests out of Atlanta represented the… Read More →

Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor

Meritage Homes

Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor Meritage Homes has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award. The award recognizes ongoing leadership across the Energy Star program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors. An innovator in production… Read More →

Air Pollution In Arizona: Hayden Seeks Long Awaited Relief

Air pollution
by in Green

Air pollution is a national problem. Imagine leaving your house every morning and having to wear a face mask and gloves, worrying that the air you breathe and everything you touch is toxic. That is an example of the extreme, but it if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t regulate and control where factories are built and what… Read More →

“Green” Banking, New Resource Bank, Helps Empower Sustainable Businesses

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking
by in Economy | Green | Small Biz

Sustainable Banking More than ever companies are taking the steps to creating a sustainable business; however, changing your business from “regular” to “green” can be costly and take time. But there are banks that can help: green banks — specific banks designed to aid environmentally-conscious businesses and consumers with better incentives and loan rates. Despite… Read More →

Eco-Workers: Sustainability Starts At The Office


Sustainability starts at the office Many firms are changing their operations to have considerably less impact on the environment. But most changes don’t have to begin at the top. They typically occur because concerned individuals got together, came up with an action plan and sold it to top management. As Alexis de Tocqueville observed in… Read More →