The Law and Your Business

by RaeAnne Marsh

Businesses now operate in a fast-changing world. Technology may get most of the “credit” for this, but legal issues also present in a kaleidoscope of local, regional, national and international regulations; public awareness and mobilization; and operational changes. A few areas where this is felt that are of common concern across industries are employment, intellectual … [More]

Do Employers Care about #MeToo?

by Carin Van Vuuren

In the first major study of its kind to look at both the employer and individual employee perspectives on the most important issues surrounding work today, the recent Workplace Intelligence Report from Greenhouse identified troubling gaps in employer-based programs that address diversity and inclusion (D&I) and sexual harassment. According to the report, talent is often … [More]

Veyo Innovates Non-Emergency Medical Transport

by Stan Sipes

  Launched alongside Medicaid in 1965, non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) had remained largely unchanged for almost 50 years. A Medicaid member calls in to book a trip, the trip is faxed to a transportation provider along with a group of trips, the trip is completed by the transportation provider, and the results of the trip are faxed back to the broker for … [More]

Taco Guild – Where Past Is Present

by RaeAnne Marsh

The wonderful thing about the adaptive reuse project that produced the Taco Guild is, it left much more intact than just the structure. The building’s previous lives as a Methodist Church — institutionalized in the cornerstone dated 1893 (before Arizona was even a state) and another from its renewal in 1955 after a few decades of disuse following a fire in 1911 — are … [More]

Joshua Becker, Gallagher & Kennedy

from Joshua Becker

Technology’s rapid evolution is changing every aspect of business operations — including legal compliance. A failure to “get ahead of it” may negatively impact a company’s productivity and market share, and may create short-term and long-term legal issues that can be avoided with proper planning and organization. This evolution is “shrinking” our world. For example, customers … [More]

It’s Risky Out There without Digital Policies

by Kristina Podnar

Almost every day, somebody makes headlines for a digital misstep: a data breach, an inappropriate comment on social media, online content that cannot be used by individuals with disabilities, etc. If you’re like a lot of business leaders, you may think, “We would never do that.” But unless you’re a one-person business, your good intentions aren’t enough to prevent someone else … [More]

Legal Guide

by Mike Hunter

A comprehensive guide to local firms & their areas of specialty for business Counsel for Business Specialized legal expertise serves our business community by RaeAnne Marsh Doing things right at the outset can save time and money down the road. This truism is especially relevant in business. Working with an attorney to ensure a business is on the right track, in … [More]

IT Managed Services Provider’s Local Touch Furthers Global Presence

by Mike Houghton

Phoenix has seen significant growth in recent years, in large part thanks to the growing technology market. Logicalis — a managed services provider with U.S. headquarters in New York and global headquarters in the UK — has capitalized on Phoenix’s growth, which parallels our growth as a company. Ranked sixth on CBRE’s list of new beneficiary markets, Phoenix offers an … [More]

Solve Problems from the Root

by Ken Chan

Juggling the demands of clients, suppliers, family – it’s easy to take the path of least resistance. It’s easier to not ask the hard questions and quickly “assume” what is needed. We may be surprised, however, if we ask more questions. And the result may go much further than the immediate sale or solution. As a business owner in a highly competitive industry, I am always … [More]

Putting Real Estate Transactions in Hand

by Mike Hunter

HomeSmart International, continuing to build its arsenal as a technology-powered real estate franchisor, recently launched its RealSmart Agent Mobile application in the iTunes app store and on Google Play. The app offers functions similar to HomeSmart International’s web-based tool RealSmart Agent, developed by the company to manage all aspects of its agents’ business on a … [More]

June 2019: Looking Good

by Mike Hunter

Achievements GlobalMed Serves U.N. Project GlobalMed®, an international provider of virtual care solutions, was recently selected by the government of Zimbabwe for a United Nations-funded project to provide telemedicine services and equipment at 16 clinics in the country’s Manicaland province — adding to its already-strong presence on that continent. The Scottsdale-based … [More]

Appetite for Industrial

by RaeAnne Marsh

One of the largest industrial developers in Southern California, CapRock Partners, has become an active player in Phoenix’s real estate market. “We see a lot of corporations and jobs leaving California for Arizona (among a few other states) and we think that’s going to continue,” says Bob O’Neill, senior vice president of acquisitions. Lower cost is one factor. Another big one … [More]

Employee or Independent Contractor?

by Helen Holden

Imagine this: A business having difficulty attracting and retaining talent posts a job on its website and publicizes the opening on social media. Then, the post is viewed thousands of times, and hundreds of users comment. This sounds like a good outcome — except that the reason the post went viral was that the job was for a “full-time freelancer,” and users began criticizing … [More]

Beyond People and Place – to Purpose

by Richard Tollefson and Michal Tyra

Appealing to aspirational and transformational donors requires moving beyond typical prospect development — moving beyond simply looking at people and place — to purpose. Ask any competent development professional how to enhance fundraising performance, and he will tell you to work prospects from the inside out. Typically, this involves focusing on people — those within an … [More]

Fundamental Income & Net Lease REITs

by Mike Hunter

Fundamental Income was founded late last year to identify and create investment strategies rooted in solid, understandable fundamentals that are expected to generate sustainable income with predictable growth. Co-founders and partners Alexi Panagiotakopoulos and Chris Burbach, the firm’s principals, have extensive experience in net lease real estate, capital markets and credit … [More]

Arizona Facial Plastics – Leader in Regenerative Aging

by RaeAnne Marsh

Arizona Facial Plastics specializes in regenerative aging to help clients feel and look their best. In addition to facial plastic surgery and facial rejuvenation therapies that include lasers, microneedling and a skin-care line, the company offers a platelet-rich-plasma therapy for face, skin and sexual health. Named “Me.Serum,” this prescription potion is customized for each … [More]

Mental Well-Being Has Workplace Value

by Jeff Kirke

Creating a work environment that fosters employee productivity is forefront in the minds of many employers I work with in the Phoenix area. While productivity is important, how employers approach it can be different. A holistic approach to employees and their well-being can help create a more productive workforce. Mental well-being plays a significant role in an individual’s … [More]

Data and Analytics for the Right Care to the Right Patients at the Right Time

by Mark Schippits, M.D.

Data and analytics are the operative words in healthcare. The challenge is no longer getting information but, rather, figuring out what to do with it. Arizona Care Network has found a way to harness Big Data to help its nearly 6,000 physician partners prioritize care for patients who need them the most. ACN developed a proprietary algorithm to stratify patients according to … [More]

True Food Scores Win-Win with Brand Engagement App

by Mike Hunter

True Food Kitchen has launched “True Insider,” a loyalty program and custom-branded app designed to be a more personalized and customizable brand engagement program serving up unique rewards and exclusive experiences. True Insider will integrate directly with the restaurant’s new digital ordering platform, allowing guests to order and pay online, make reservations, manage their … [More]

Phoenix Moves Up in Industrial Growth

by Ioana Neamt

The industrial sector of Phoenix’s commercial real estate market is in strong growth mode, according to the 2019 U.S. Industrial Pipeline Report, recently released by nationwide commercial real estate listings platform COMMERCIALCafé, part of Yardi Systems. Phoenix is the sixth most attractive market for industrial development this year, with 34 projects totaling 6.5 million … [More]

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