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AC Hotel in Tempe sells to Pacific Hospitality Group

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by in AZRE Magazine

PHG Hotel Fund I, LLC, an affiliate of Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG), announced the purchase of AC Hotel® Phoenix Tempe/Downtown in Tempe and AC Hotel® Irvine in Irvine, Calif. from Woodbine Development Corporation and USAA. “We are excited to welcome AC Tempe as our company’s first hotel in the Phoenix area, and eager to unveil… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event

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Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/BCAZMilitary16. Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ will host Millennial career mixer

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BestCompaniesAZ’s Millennial Career Mixer is just under two weeks away – Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Malee’s Thai Bistro in Scottsdale. This will be a fun, social event with complimentary appetizers and beverages, and most importantly time to network one-on-one with recruiters from these top hiring companies: Charles Schwab, USAA, Synchrony Financial, Dignity Health, Progrexion,… Read More →

Meet Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015

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Each year, Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ chooses 40 companies as winners of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards. A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday September 10, 2015 to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az… Read More →

Crowd honors Arizona’s Most Admired Companies

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A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. “When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and our partner, BestCompaniesAZ, was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, social responsibility,… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts Career Event for Women

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BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its annual Career Event for Women Tuesday, April 28th, offering an array of positions to qualified candidates from more than a dozen of Arizona’s most progressive, award-winning companies.  The career fair is being held from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at Western Spirit:  Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, 3830 N. Marshall Way, in… Read More →

FAA approves USAA request for drone research

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The Federal Aviation Administration has approved USAA’s request to test how unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, could help speed review of insurance claims from its members following natural disasters. USAA is one of the first insurers to be granted the approval for such testing. “Our members have grown accustomed to seeing us pave… Read More →

Hiring military veterans adds competitive edge

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During his military career, Capt. Eric Engquist negotiated mortar attacks, roadside bombs, ambushes and rocket grenades in the Iraqi desert, employing strategic planning and problem solving skills under extreme pressure. After eight years as an Army infantry officer, Engquist left the military to join corporate America, bringing those skills with him. Today he is the… Read More →

United Way Announces New Board Members

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Valley of the Sun United Way welcomes six new Board Members: Ruben Alvarez, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Molera Alvarez, LLC; Bridget Olesiewicz, Principal, The Vanguard Group; Steve Purves, President and CEO, Maricopa Integrated Health System; Todd Sanders, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce; Rob Schaffer, Vice President and General Manager, USAA; and Farzana… Read More →

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Announces Tender Offer

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by in Business News

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc., (NYSE: COLE), formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc., announced today that it has commenced a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to purchase for cash up to $250 million in value of its shares of common stock on the terms and subject to the conditions described in its… Read More →

USAA CEO Named Executive of the Year

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Hiring and helping our veterans is as important today as it’s been at any other time in history. USAA’s chief executive officer will discuss how to assist veterans as they transition to civilian life when he’s honored for his achievements on April 25. Ret. Maj. Gen. Josue “Joe” Robles served for 28 years in the… Read More →

ASU Center becomes a resource to teach service

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by in Business News | Education | Workforce

Customer service was once viewed as the cost of doing business. “Across almost every industry, leaders are focusing on service as a way to compete in today’s competitive marketplace,” says Mary Jo Bitner, academic director for the Center for Services Leadership at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. But times have changed.… Read More →

Advancing Arizona’s Heroes

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by in Business News | Economy

This week, our nation took time to celebrate the enormous contributions and sacrifices of those who have served in our Armed Forces. Just in time for Veterans Day, the Arizona Chamber Foundation released its latest policy brief, Economic Opportunity for Arizona Veterans. This new report highlights the importance of veteran employment and outlines specific policy… Read More →

ASU program helps leaders of small businesses

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by in Business News | Education | Small Biz

The fifth annual Small Business Leadership Academy at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU helps small business owners and executives learn how to improve efficiency, streamline operations and raise profits. “Classes are held just one night per week, so they fit right into busy executives’ schedules,” said Dawn Feldman, executive director of… Read More →