PCCN and UHC Launch Team Approach

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix Children’s Care Network and UnitedHealthcare have launched an accountable care program that promotes a team approach to healthcare and improves quality, lowers costs and enhances the coordination of people’s care. This new accountable care relationship enables PCCN to treat patients using an innovative value-based model focused on keeping people healthy. UnitedHealthcare shares data with… [More]

Tempe Is Hot Property for Office Submarket 

by Mike Hunter

According to the Q4 2017 Phoenix Office Market report from JLL, a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, Tempe has enjoyed more than 27 percent of all office absorption since the start of Phoenix’s four-year positive absorption streak, in which the Valley has recorded annual absorption gains totaling 2.0… [More]

Garden Condos in Biltmore

by Mike Hunter

CONTOUR on Campbell is a new condominium project in the heart of The Biltmore. Its first-floor Garden Collection homes feature an expansive private patio of approximately 600 square feet — a very unique feature for new-build condos in Phoenix — that can be designed as an urban garden, an outdoor kitchen and dining area and/or… [More]

Deer Valley Industrial Spec

by Mike Hunter

Dallas-based Jackson-Shaw and Las Vegas-based LaPour Partners Inc. have completed construction of Parc Pinnacle, an A-1-zoned, 311,840-square-foot, three-building speculative industrial development in Deer Valley. Each building features modern, flexible industrial space designed for manufacturing, distribution, assembly and related industrial uses. Situated on 20 acres at the northwest corner of Pinnacle Peak Road and Central Avenue… [More]

West Side Luxury Home Development

by Mike Hunter

Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group, closed on 94 premium homesites in Peoria for a total purchase price of $7.56 million. The 80-acre land parcel, located at 77th Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road, will be developed into a new, single-family-home neighborhood featuring all single-story homes, ranging from approximately 2,990 to… [More]

ROI on Expense Spend

by Tim Wheatcroft

Sales team travel and entertainment (T&E) is a major expense. But do companies know how this spend actually contributes to revenues, and which expenses don’t? While sales teams generate huge amounts of data based on their activities, and wins and losses are highlighted in their respective CRM systems, finance teams can often only view granular… [More]

Millennial Employees and Their Digital Demands

by Scott Willis

Here’s an unsettling tidbit for employers: Forty-two percent of millennials say they would quit their job if their employer uses subpar technology, according to a report from marketing website DMR, formerly Digital Marketing Ramblings. Millennials — those workers born between 1982 and 2000 — became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce in 2015. Studies… [More]

2018 Prediction: A Rush of Real Estate Agents

by Wendy Forsythe

The number of individuals who will earn their real estate license and start a career in real estate is expected to rise to the highest level seen in recent years. In Phoenix, there was a 4.7-percent increase in agent count from November 2016 to November 2017. It’s predicted the market could see an increase of… [More]

Multilingual Staffing Chatbot

by Mike Hunter

RoboRecruiter’s bot Robo is newly multilingual — able to support five languages across all its products (Dutch, English, Estonian, French and German). As internationalization develops, the list will continue to grow. Creator of the successful digital platform Elance, Beerud Sheth brought to his new endeavor, RoboRecruiter, an extreme amount of experience in the staffing industry.… [More]

Act!Now for SMBs

by Mike Hunter

Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, has launched an all-new and completely free resource center: Act!Now. To kick start 2018, Act!Now targets the three pillars of SMB growth: identify, plan and measure. Act!Now will provide a wealth of free resources and… [More]