Survey: Federal Government Receives Failing Grade on COVID-19 Response, Arizona Ranks Last


Thumbtack, the app that helps local professionals and customers find each other, today announced results from its 2020 Small Business Friendliness Survey. In its 9th year, this survey represents the largest continuous study in the U.S. of small business perceptions on government policy. Last month, more than 2,400 small business owners nationwide evaluated federal, state, … [More]

High Tech App Partners with Healthcare Co. to Optimize Services for Substance Use


axialHealthcare recently announced a new partnership with Health Choice Arizona to offer care optimization services that support providers, patients, and families as they navigate substance use issues. axialHealthcare’s comprehensive risk to recovery platform identifies opioid and polypharmacy-related patient safety concerns, engages and assists providers who care for members … [More]

Digital Real Estate Closing Co. Expands into Arizona


Endpoint, the leading digital real estate closing company and subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation, today announced its expansion into the Arizona real estate market, providing a simplified home closing experience to all major metro areas, including Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson, and adding to their existing Southern California and Washington state footprint. … [More]

Delta Dental of Arizona Named One of the State’s Top Employers for Healthy Living

Delta Dental of Arizona

Delta Dental of Arizona understands that fostering a culture of healthy living promotes employee happiness, loyalty and productivity. The state’s top dental insurer goes above and beyond with employee wellness initiatives to help employees maintain their physical, mental and financial well-being. They have now been recognized for the fourth year in a row by Healthy Arizona … [More]

Residential Mortgage Loan Co. Lands in Tempe, 600 Jobs Planned

Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing

Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing (SMS) is pleased to announce that the company has established operations in Tempe, with plans to create 600 new jobs by the end of 2020. SMS is America’s 5th-largest non-bank mortgage servicer and has operations in Greenville, SC, Houston, TX, and Jacksonville, FL. In July 2019, SMS’ parent corporation, New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE: … [More]

Healthcare Co. Improves Citizens’ Access to Care for Underserved, Uninsured Arizonans

Terros Health

He visited a primary care doctor for the first time in his adult life. She received routine medical care, along with treatment for two behavioral health conditions – depression and anxiety. These are among the Arizonans whose lives have been positively impacted by Community Health Centers. It is National Community Health Center Week, and Terros Health stands with … [More]

New Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility for Dynamic Scooter Co.

Cushman & Wakefield

Phat Scooters, a leader in Neighborhood Electric Vehicle manufacturing, will soon be opening a new headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company signed a long-term lease for a 44,162-square-foot industrial/flex building located at 3637 E Miami Ave. in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport submarket. Phat Scooters is relocating and significantly expanding its operation from its … [More]

COVID-19 Stories: Starting a Business during COVID

by Stefanie Lerner

Encore Creative was my pride and joy. I joined what was then known as Encore Entertainment in 2002. It was already a successful Arizona entertainment event production company, but in 2014 I took the reins and began leading the company. Through the years, we built a great scenic shop to fabricate one-of-a-kind set pieces, a cast of stellar entertainers and artists, and grew from … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: 6 pasos para cerrar su negocio con gracia y empezar de nuevo

por Edgar R. Olivo

Cerrar un negocio es una de las experiencias más estresantes, emocional y económicamente agotadoras que muchos emprendedores tienen que enfrentar. Hay muchas razones por las que un empresario tendrá que cerrar y, a veces, los planes no siempre funcionan de la manera que imaginamos. Considerando el estado de nuestra salud pública y clima económico, ahora más que nunca, las … [More]

6 Steps to Close Your Business Gracefully & Start Over

by Edgar R. Olivo

Closing a business is one of the most stressful, emotionally and financially draining experiences many entrepreneurs have to face. There are many reasons why a business owner will have to shut down, and sometimes plans do not always work the way we envisioned. Considering the state of our public health and economic climate, now more than ever, businesses are facing the … [More]