City of Phoenix Selects Chad Makovsky as Next Director of Aviation Services

City of Phoenix

Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher today announced that Chad Makovsky will be the next Director of Aviation Services for the city of Phoenix, concluding a competitive, nationwide hiring process.  Aviation Services in Phoenix includes executive leadership of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT), and Phoenix Goodyear Airport … [More]

Banner Health Plans Comprehensive Sports Medicine Center in Scottsdale

Banner Health

Banner Health and real estate developer Alter today announced plans for a $54 million, three-story, 80,000-square-foot comprehensive sports medicine center at the Riverwalk mixed-use development, located along the Loop 101 at Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale. When completed, the project will be a destination center for athletes that provides key services dedicated to sports … [More]

Lucid Motors Completes Construction on First Greenfield Electric Vehicle Factory in North America

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Lucid Motors, which is setting new standards for sustainable mobility with its advanced luxury EVs, announced completion of the first phase of construction at the new Lucid AMP-1 (Advanced Manufacturing Plant) factory in Casa Grande, AZ, with the commissioning of production equipment and processes underway ahead of start of production for Lucid Air in Spring of 2021. As the … [More]

Phoenix Named a Top 10 Digital Cities Winner for Seventh Consecutive Year

City of Phoenix

The city of Phoenix has once again received national recognition as a Top 10 Digital Cities Survey winner among cities with populations of 500,000 or more. The 20th Annual survey organized by The Center for Digital Government (CDG) recognizes cities for using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity and more. This year’s Digital … [More]

U.K. Software Co. Releases Free e-Book to Guide Businesses Into ‘The Post-COVID Workplace’

Condeco Software

COVID-19 has changed the world of work like never before, in ways that none of us could ever have previously imagined. And while all over the globe businesses are trying to respond as best they can, nobody really knows what’s coming around the corner. To help businesses steer a course towards a safe, prosperous workplace post-COVID, Condeco Software, a worldwide leader in … [More]

Credit Union Awards $25,500 in Community Funds to Local Nonprofits

Arizona Federal Credit Union

Arizona Federal Credit Union announced today it has awarded $25,500 to 14 local nonprofits as part of its new Local Artist, Local Causes debit card giveback program. Nonprofits were selected based on their alignment with the local credit union’s five target criteria in education, equality/social inclusion, community services, children & youth and sustainability. The … [More]

Phoenix Launches COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van to Reach Underserved Communities

City of Phoenix

The city of Phoenix, in partnership with local healthcare company Vincere Cancer Center, will officially launch its new mobile COVID-19 testing van on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the U-haul parking lot located 2727 N. Central Ave. The testing van provides easy access to COVID-19 tests at no out-of-pocket costs to the Phoenix community and is the first of its kind in Arizona. The … [More]

Why Housing Demand Will Likely Stay High for Years to Come

Zillow

Low rates of household formation since the Great Recession have caused 5.7 million "missing" households, a new Zillow® analysis finds. These missing households represent people who historically would have moved into their own home but have been unable or unwilling to do so, and should keep housing demand high for many years to come as the market catches up. Americans of … [More]

Gaining Momentum: Annual U.S. Home Prices Appreciated 7.3% in October, Says Report

CoreLogic

CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for October 2020. Nationally, home prices increased 7.3% in October 2020, compared with October 2019, marking the fastest annual appreciation since April 2014. On a month-over-month basis, home prices increased … [More]

ON Semiconductor Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Third Year in a Row

ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor, energy efficient innovations, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index, recognizing companies with sustainable business practices. This is the third time the company has been included in the index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, jointly calculated by Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones Indices and … [More]

5 Ways for Companies to Give Back – and Still Make Bucks

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As the coronavirus pandemic turns much of the business world upside down, numerous companies have pivoted while reevaluating their purpose, products, and relationship with customers. One area of emphasis that has gained traction is philanthropy. Many CEOs see helping those in need as an essential element of a business, especially in these unprecedented times, says Vince … [More]

Medical Network Launches Certification Program to Establish and Sustain Healthy, Safe, and Productive Workplaces

Matrix Medical Network

Scottsdale-based Matrix Medical Network® announced a certification program to assist businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The certification developed in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic brings together the Matrix risk assessment and COVID-19 experience and the deep clinical … [More]