Engineering Change

by RaeAnne Marsh

Southland Engineering launched recently from its parent Southland Industries, one of the nation’s largest MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) building systems experts, with a vision to bring an integrated approach to a discipline that traditionally operates in siloes. By looking at all the elements of project — from efficiency in the construction process by designing… [More]

Native American Entrepreneurship Gets Boost

by Arizona State University

The American Indian Policy Institute at Arizona State University, in collaboration with ASU’s Entrepreneurship + Innovation, The Department co-working space, Maricopa County Small Business Development Center and The Visionary Business Magazine, launched the Inno-NATIONS Tribal Business Collision Community — an inter-tribal initiative championing tribal entrepreneurship and economic development across Arizona — this past January. “This… [More]

Class A for Airport & Tempe

by Mike Hunter

Park Garden and Park Bridge at Fountainhead — 127,226 square feet and 164,785 square feet, respectively — is a recently renovated, two-building Class A office campus positioned to meet high demand for the Sky Harbor Airport and Tempe markets, but at a fraction of nearby rental rates. On-site amenities include Lucy’s Fountainhead Café and an… [More]

Desert Ridge Marketplace Renovation

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix-based Vestar has commenced the renovation of its shopping center Desert Ridge Marketplace in north Phoenix, which, opened in 2001, served as the cornerstone in generating the Desert Ridge master plan. The $15-million overhaul will include new furnishings and fixtures, an artistic landscape design, a new brand look and feel and a robust calendar of… [More]

Camelback Corridor Office/Hotel Development

by Mike Hunter

Located on Camelback Road between 28th and 29th Streets, in the heart of Phoenix’s Biltmore Financial District, Camelback Collective will be comprised of a 120,000-square-foot, Class A mid-rise office building, a 160-room AC by Marriott hotel, and surface and subterranean parking. Graycor Construction Company will lead the design-build construction for Las Vegas-based developer LaPour Partners. The office building… [More]

AI for FinTech Talent

by Mike Hunter

Untapt is a talent marketplace that uses proprietary artificial intelligence to connect leading global FinTech and financial services firms with highly-skilled engineers and technology professionals. The company’s powerful data-driven platform uses complete candidate and hiring-side data sets to create precise connections between tech talent and open positions. CEO and co-founder Ed Donner had previously served… [More]

Hiring by Video

by Mike Hunter

Recruit is a one-stop-shop career platform where candidates and employers alike can share their qualifications and be matched to opportunity and talented candidates via their portal. Through its video feature, employers can avoid the need to invest time and money in having their first interaction with a potential candidate be a “blind,” face-to-face interview. Candidate skills videos provide an upfront and… [More]


by Mike Hunter

Yatra has created an exceptionally durable and rugged phone cable, the 2in1 Super Cable. Made to work with any lightning or micro USB charger, the Super Cable fits iPhone and Android devices. The data and power wire core is housed in aluminum shielding that, in turn is wrapped with a woven steel inner braid and… [More]

Serving Business in the 3-D World

by RaeAnne Marsh

Grown in three short years from a few friends working part-time out of a ramada in Papago Park to the largest company of its kind in North American, with 60-plus employees, Eco3d provides a digital model of the physical world — from topographical to structural, mechanical and architectural conditions — for a wide range of… [More]

E-Fraud Risk in Global Retail

by Cleveland Brown

Online shopping has become a mainstay for consumers. In 2016, e-commerce spending exceeded $22 trillion. By 2025, an additional 1.8 billion consumers will enter the market, spending an estimated $30 trillion. Because the Internet is a borderless world, international e-commerce is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. In fact, just 40 percent of… [More]