Register Early for National Hiring Event, Aug. 2-6

Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is putting job seekers to work through its fourth annual mass interviewing event, now expanded from one day to a full week, Aug. 2-6, 2021. Formerly called National Interview Day, the event was first created by the staffing company and celebrated in 2018 as a new way to recruit and educate job seekers in a historically tight labor market. … [More]

A Series with Edge: Avondale Debuts Digital Video Series

City of Avondale

What makes a city successful? What gives one community that edge over another? Avondale’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism shares the answers to those questions through an exciting digital tv series, aptly titled Avondale Edge, which launches on Tuesday, August 3. The nine-episode series will be shared across the city’s many social media platforms, as well on … [More]

Sundt Ranks No. 5 on ENR’s Top Southwest Contractors List

Sundt Construction, Inc.

Sundt Construction, Inc., ranked No. 5 on Engineering News Record's (ENR) 2021 Top Southwest Contractors list. ENR, the construction industry's principal trade publication, generates its regional list based on the prior year's construction revenue. Sundt has consistently ranked in the top five of ENR Southwest's Top Contractors. Sundt reported over $654.72 million in … [More]

Iconic El Chorro Lodge in Paradise Valley Sells, Minor Enhancements Planned  

Grossman Company Properties

It's one of the Valley’s most iconic addresses, drawing the likes of John Wayne, Clark Gable and over 10,000 annual visitors. And it now has new ownership committed to preserving its character and charm in perpetuity. El Chorro, which first became part of the local landscape back in 1934, when it opened as the Judson School for Girls, has since become one of the state's most … [More]

WEBINARS – Aug 10 and 12: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Arizona Commerce Authority

UPCOMING SESSIONS Please join us for the upcoming Boot Camp sessions. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here. SESSION 175: TUESDAY - August 10 | 9:00 AM Operational Excellence: Customer Service as a Differentiating Factor Operational excellence means your business can evaluate … [More]

WEBINARS – Aug 3 and 5: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Arizona Commerce Authority

UPCOMING SESSIONS Please join us for the upcoming Boot Camp sessions. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here. SESSION 173: TUESDAY - August 3 | 9:00 AM Food Math: Profit Strategies for Your Restaurant Understanding the bottom line each month has as much to do with the proper calculations as it does with interpreting those figures. … [More]

Phoenix Sky Harbor Recognized for Prioritizing Health and Safety

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has been accredited by Airports Council International (ACI) for providing a safe airport experience for all travelers. The ACI Airport Health Accreditation program requires a thorough assessment of an airport's cleaning and safety practices. Those practices are then measured against the international industry standard. In order to … [More]

SBA Reaches Milestone Awarding $7.5 Billion in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants to over 10,000 Venues

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration reached a new milestone of successfully awarding over $7.5 billion in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOGs) to more than 10,000 hard-hit live entertainment small businesses, nonprofits, and venues. The SVOG program is designed to assist in getting the nation’s cultural institutions, which are critical to the economy and were among the … [More]

Supporting Intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ Community

by Marc Brumm

While Pride month is behind us, we must continue to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community’s contributions and milestones that helped us get to where we are today. Throughout the year, we join forces, participate in events and spotlight the community’s unwavering spirit and incredible resiliency. In addition to continuing to support the LGBTQ+ community, it is important to reflect on … [More]

How to Use a Salary Formula Conversation to Improve Engagement and Inclusivity

by Nikolay Gekht

One of the biggest challenges during the Agile transformation is to help people become agile and stay agile. Experts of Agile management encourage us to define the boundaries for our employees. Agile coaching gurus call us to set and enforce high expectations. I know you understand the importance of doing that. But, as it often happens, saying is one thing, and doing is … [More]

Institutional Bias Blocks Underrepresented Businesses from Venture Capital, Private Equity Bonanza

DS9 Capital

Corporate America—especially legacy venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) firms—is losing millions of dollars in potential investment by not looking at small- and medium-sized business. The main reason for this slight – these SMBs do not aspire to be billion-dollar companies. Paul Ford, founder and president of DS9 Capital, a founder-friendly portfolio management holding … [More]

Single-Family Detached Rental Community Coming to South Mountain

Curve Development

Curve Development, based in Arizona, brings modern single-family homes to rent at South Mountain. The new development, Cyrene at South Mountain, is located just west of 16th Street and north of Baseline Road. Curve’s latest project is now pre-leasing, offering 72 homes, with over 3,500 more in the developmental pipeline, spread across 26 communities in multiple … [More]

New 26-Story Multifamily Building Breaks Ground in Phoenix

inbusinessPHX.com

Real estate development firm Hubbard Street Group and capital partner Cresset Real Estate Partners today broke ground on a new multifamily project in Phoenix. Located on the Southeast corner of 6th Street and Garfield Street in the Roosevelt Row Arts District, the new Skye on 6th development will feature 309 units spanning 26 floors with approximately 6,500 square feet of … [More]

Exro Technologies Announces U.S. Headquarters in Mesa, Ariz.

Exro

Exro Technologies Inc., a leading clean technology company that has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors and batteries, today announced the location of its U.S. headquarters in Mesa, Arizona. Exro plans to hire 50 employees over the next 18 months, bringing new job opportunities to the region and expanding the local e-mobility ecosystem. This news … [More]

Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher Retiring in October

City of Phoenix

After a successful 28-year career with the city of Phoenix, City Manager Ed Zuercher has announced his retirement, effective October 8. Zuercher started with the city in 1993 as a management intern and served in a variety of executive roles including Assistant to the City Manager, Public Transit Director, Deputy City Manager, Mayor's Chief of Staff, and Assistant City … [More]

Ryan Companies Names New Vice President of Multifamily Sector in Southwest Region

Ryan Companies

Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national developer, designer, builder and property manager offering full-service commercial real estate solutions, announced the appointment of Gil Gonzalez as vice president of development, multifamily. Gonzalez began at Ryan in early July and will focus on multifamily development pursuits in Arizona, as well as California and Washington. Based … [More]

Winery and Restaurant Co. Brings Relaxed Winery Concept to Chandler

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a lifestyle brand ranked among the largest U.S. wineries, brings its unique blend of a full restaurant inside a winery setting to Chandler slated to open on Sept. 26.  This will be the brand’s second west coast location with the Scottsdale restaurant as its first having opened successfully in December of 2020. “My team and I are so … [More]

WEBINARS – Ongoing through Aug 2: Small Business Relief and Recovery

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Capital Access will host a webinar series for small business owners to discuss the COVID EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) program’s small business loans. The COVID EIDL program is a Federal small business loan program designed to support small businesses to recover from the COVID-19 economic recession by providing accessible … [More]

WEBINAR – Aug 4: How to Sell to the Federal Government, Including SBA Programs and Certifications to Assist Your Small Business

U.S. Small Business Administration

Join us for an overview of how to sell to the federal government, including SBA programs and certifications to assist your small business. Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration Small business contractors continue to play an important role in helping federal agencies to respond during the COVID-19 pandemic. Opportunities remain available for … [More]

NortonLifeLock to Deliver Security Enhanced, Always-Connected PCs with Lenovo

NortonLifeLock Inc.

NortonLifeLock announced today that the Norton Security Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app will be pre-installed on select new Lenovo laptop PCs. Expanding its collaboration of more than two decades, NortonLifeLock will help protect Lenovo’s always-on, always-connected laptops, including the Yoga™ 5G (known as Lenovo Flex 5G in the US), IdeaPad™ 5G and IdeaPad 4G LTE, … [More]

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