Archive for the 'Scottsdale' Category

Friend’s Throat Cancer, then Death, Leads to New Medical Device

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March 24, 2009 The newlywed couple’s brush with death began at 30,000 feet in 2001. They were on an airliner, returning home to Florida from Boston. The eventual death of one of them led to the creation of a new medical device.  Their adventures started more than a year earlier when Vivian Gates, a secretary in […]

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Innovative Shopping District in Scottsdale Airpark Opening in Phases

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March 17, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Crews of construction workers and retail employees are entering the final week before the March 26 opening of the first phase of an innovative shopping district in north Scottsdale. The opening date for Scottsdale Quarter was confirmed late on March 16, says Richard Hunt, the development’s general manager. In […]

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Opus West’s Pima Center Occupancy Rising

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March 9, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Several more tenants are moving into Phoenix-based Opus West Corp.’s Pima Center, a 1-million-square-foot office campus at the Loop 101 Freeway and Via de Ventura. New leases by Mutual of Omaha, Taylor Morrison Homes, State Farm Insurance and Healthcare Realty Trust bring the completed buildings in the project to […]

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Blind Hikers Training in Arizona to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

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March 4, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – These hikers headed up the steep desert trail northeast of Phoenix are huffing and puffing, but they barely break out a sweat. Others on the trail might feel their nostrils burn and their pulse pound like a drum, but these seasoned hikers march on. They’ve been training in Arizona […]

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Canalscape Design Competition Heads Arizona Architects’ March Calendar

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March 1, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – Metropolitan Phoenix has a network of 181 miles of canals, which the Phoenix Metro chapter of the American Institute of Architects says is more than Venice and Amsterdam combined. Property along the Phoenix area’s canals is the focus of an architectural design competition sponsored by AIA Phoenix Metro and […]

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Photos show SkySong spreading its wings, week by week, in Scottsdale

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Feb. 19, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The iconic sails symbol of one of Arizona’s newest high-tech centers is largely complete, and it gives a new look to a once-tired commercial corner in southern Scottsdale. The soaring white sails are the architectural symbol of SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center at the southeast corner of McDowell […]

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Retiring home builder sees new era for Arizona’s housing industry

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Jan. 15, 2009 A new career for the new year is how homebuilder Dave Bessey started 2009. The day before, Dec. 31, he was cleaning out his desk. Bessey’s shift as president of Maracay Homes was over, and he was leaving his office for the last time. He even took home the desktop glass globe filled […]

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Commercial real estate’s rocky road in metro Phoenix to continue in 2009

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Jan. 13, 2009 For the first time in many years, the office market in metro Phoenix is losing traction to challenging economic conditions unseen in the region for many years, according to new reports about the 2008 market. The metro Phoenix office market posted negative direct net absorption of 641,450 square feet during 2008, compared […]

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Scottsdale company sees decline in auto sales as boost for service, repair industry

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Jan. 11, 2009 The freefall of U.S. auto sales combined with last summer’s soaring fuel prices, while bad for carmakers and the overall national economy, are creating greater opportunities for the auto service and repair industry, say officials at a company new to Scottsdale Airpark. They say it’s a no-brainer that the current economic recession […]

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Colliers International names Bob Mulhern to head its Phoenix region

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Jan. 5. 2009 A veteran of the metro Phoenix commercial real estate and office development industries is the new boss at Colliers International’s Phoenix office. Bob Mulhern started work Jan. 2 as the managing director of the office that oversees the company’s Phoenix and Scottsdale operations. Mulhern has more than 25 years experience of managing […]

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