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Office, Retail, Industrial & Multifamily: A Look at Commercial Real Estate as an Economic Measure

As an economic indicator, commercial real estate touches those big indicators — money and employment. As the industry continues its ...

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Are We Busy or Are We Productive? 

The “new normal” seems to be that we are overwhelmed and don’t know where our time has gone at the ...

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Balancing on the Internship Tightrope 

Summer is traditionally a hot time for internships. For companies looking to bring on interns, the most important consideration is ...

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The Cure for the Healthcare Headache

Coverage  As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continues to roll out, employers this year face a new accounting requirement ...

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Office, Retail, Industrial & Multifamily: A Look at Commercial Real Estate as an Economic Measure

As an economic indicator, commercial real estate touches those big indicators — money and employment. As the industry continues its comeback … [More]

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Bryon Carney, DTZ

Commercial real estate affords insight into what is driving the economy, through industry accounting of the strength of its various sectors … [More]

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Do You Have a Noble Purpose? Or Do You Just Sell

If someone asked your employees, “What’s the purpose of your business?” how would they answer? If the majority of your people believe that the primary purpose of your business is to make money, you’re on the road to mediocrity. It sounds harsh, … [More]

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Balancing on the Internship Tightrope 

Summer is traditionally a hot time for internships. For companies looking to bring on interns, the most important consideration is whether to make it an unpaid internship or a paid one. From the legal standpoint, “It’s a relatively new area of law … [More]

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Knowing Our Market

From entrepreneurs to housewives, everybody benefits from having a bit more information about how their hometown stacks up. WallletHub has conducted two studies that compare our community to others nationally in the areas of diversity and culture — … [More]

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CEI’s Maker Lab Advances Manufacturing

The new maker lab at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation is making 3-D printing available, enabling rapid — and affordable — prototyping to local entrepreneurs and startup companies. PADT StartUpLabs opened last month with five portable and six … [More]

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Cost Control by Audit

One way employers can keep healthcare costs down is to simply not overpay for the care given their employees. This requires that businesses know exactly what they are paying for, which often depends on specialized knowledge. This is the service niche … [More]

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2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

The all-new Jeep Renegade Trailhawk edition is the sporty, borderline luxury four-wheel-drive vehicle that makes sense on both the road and tough terrain. This tech-savvy, all-terrain SUV is what Jeep has presented to attract a new driver and impress … [More]

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Night & Day: Dakota for Lunch

The scene after 9 p.m. in the Old Town Scottsdale entertainment district is reminiscent of the Vegas Strip. However, in the daytime, these few blocks just off of Camelback east of Scottsdale Road is a quaint community of restaurants, architecture, … [More]

 

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Philanthropy

Children’s Museum of Phoenix Receives…

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix received a surprise visit during its monthly board of directors meeting last month from Wildflower Bread Company employees. With them was a check in the amount of $22,702, which they donated to the Museum. The … [More]

Positions

Positions

Delta Dental of Arizona Names Barbara…

Delta Dental of Arizona has hired Barbara Crawford, who comes from United Concordia, as the dental insurance company’s vice president of sales and client service. “We are thrilled to welcome Barbara to the Delta Dental team,” said Allan Allford, CEO … [More]

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ADOSH Consultation Department Recognizes…

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) Consultation Department presented Kitchell as a “STAR Site” through the Construction Voluntary Protection Program (“C-VPP”) on May 15, 2015. In a VPP ceremony, Kitchell was awarded the … [More]