Harness the Power of AI

by Seth Earley

Any big company is likely to have an abundance of technology. It has systems for customers, inventory, and products, along with websites and mobile apps. These systems are spitting out data all day long. Within that data is exactly the information needed to make a business more responsive. The problem is, the data is often not used as it could (and should) be. Even after … [More]

HR Pros Should Be Investing in Sleep

by John Letter

In today’s business climate, HR professionals are responsible for much more than hiring candidates, managing conflicts and enforcing labor laws; they are the lifeblood of an organization, often helping to define its culture, improve its efficiencies and foster a healthy workplace environment. As such, HR professionals are also responsible for the often nebulous task of employee … [More]

Loneliness Solutions during COVID-19: Healthcare Orgs Turn to AZ Startup

by Christina Rice

We are all now familiar with the loneliness that results from social distancing. But for many on Medicare and Medicaid, loneliness isn’t anything new. Arizona-based startup Pyx Health aims to solve that problem by improving loneliness and the negative effects it has on a person’s social determinants of health (SDOH), from having shelter to buying groceries. The company has … [More]

Short-Term Rentals: Key to Phoenix Rental Crisis?

by Nick Calvi

The rental housing industry has been hit hard like any other industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Phoenix homeowners utilizing Airbnb and VBRO are experiencing a wave of cancellations due to stay-at-home orders, creating a significant loss of revenue during the busiest tourism months of the year. While vacation-home renters may be feeling the crunch, there is an alternative … [More]

Senderos at South Mountain: Apartment Community with Upscale Amenities

by Mike Hunter

Now open for tours and expecting to be move-in ready within weeks as we go to press, the gated community of Senderos at South Mountain features a number of unique amenities. Senderos is one of the first apartment communities in Metro Phoenix to offer personal electric car-charging stations in the apartment’s attached garages. The developers took into consideration future needs … [More]

TruGold: Hybrid Rental Product Planned for Loop 303 Corridor

by Mike Hunter

On a 22.99-acre site in Surprise, Ariz., that it purchased for $3.65 million, NPC Trugold LLC plans to develop a hybrid product, which is single-family residences used as rentals. The sale of this parcel located at Cotton Lane and Sweetwater Avenue is significant as it is one of the first multi-family acquisitions on the west side of the Loop 303 in the emerging Loop 303 … [More]

Self-Guided Home Tours at Avilla

by Mike Hunter

NexMetro Communities, a pioneer of single-level luxury leased-home neighborhoods, has launched an innovative self-guided touring option. Potential renters will now be able to visit Avilla models on their own time and without the need for in-person appointments with rental agents. In partnership with Rently, a self-touring application, people looking for a new home within an … [More]

Warehouse/Distribution Space Expected to Be Hot

by Mike Hunter

The Greater Phoenix Industrial market could be poised for a surge in demand for warehouse/distribution space, according to the Q1 Industrial Market Report by Colliers International in Arizona. The “stay at home” orders resulting from the Coronavirus Pandemic have forced more people to shop online and those lasting habits will increase online retailer demand for distribution … [More]

Repurposed for Healthcare Tenants

by Mike Hunter

Cornerstone Medical Center, with approximately 20,235 rentable square feet, is being repurposed for a medical use from a retail use. Exterior renovations include “reskinning” the building and a new window package. The former Maytag store sat empty for 18 months before local, family-owned Whiteboard Development purchased and partnered with the City of Goodyear to reconfigure it … [More]

New Construction in San Tan Valley

by Mike Hunter

Lifestyle, location, access to services and homes that are quickly gaining value are all among the contributing factors behind the success of Fulton Homes’ Promenade neighborhood, along with sweeping views of the San Tan Mountains, resort-inspired amenities, walking trails, parks and quick move-in options. “Homebuyers were signing contracts before the models ever opened at … [More]

Apartment Development Planned for NW Valley

by Mike Hunter

Houston-based Hines plans to develop a 325-unit luxury multi-family community that will total 318,000 square feet on approximately 11 acres near the northwest corner of Happy Valley Road and 35th Avenue. The parcel was purchased for $6,725,000 from locally based shopping center development company The Pederson Group, which acquired the full 23-acre site from the Arizona State … [More]

Managing Remote Workers

by Moe Vela

With 4 billion people working from home, it can be a difficult undertaking for new and experienced managers to effectively manage, coordinate with their employees remotely, and ensure productivity is consistent online. Traditionally, managers are used to seeing their workforce and meeting with them in person. A remote workforce model creates an “out of sight, out of mind, out … [More]

To Hire or Not to Hire

by Kathleen Duffy

Week after week, the numbers continued to rise. I’m talking about unemployment claims, which in March and April eclipsed the number of people out of work during the Great Depression. It’s hard to believe that our nation’s economy was humming along, with unemployment hovering at a 50-year low of 3.5 percent just six months ago. As companies begin to dig out of the COVID-19 … [More]

Aerosolized and Surface Testing for COVID-19: Rapid Testing Technology

by Milan Patel

For all the focus on personal protection equipment, it isn’t the only weapon in the fight to keep healthcare workers safe. COVID-19 can remain stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces. To fully protect workers, environmental screening needs to be employed to detect COVID-19 in the air and on surfaces. If detected, rapid remediation technologies need to be … [More]

Safety Training Is a Priority for Organizations

Association for Talent Development

To minimize the occurrence of physical and digital harm in the workplace, 90 percent of organizations are training employees on safety procedures, including compliance training and programs on other topics. Of those, 95 percent provide training for employee safety, 96 percent for workplace safety, 48 percent for customer safety, and 84 percent for digital and information … [More]

Fastsites – Aptly Named

by RaeAnne Marsh

Fasturtle is a full-service website design and digital marketing agency that focuses and supports small-business owners, nonprofits and entrepreneurs. It is also the creator of a turn-key option to help businesses with a minimal budget to get online. In fact, Fasturtle initially created its Fastsites product back in 2011, when the recession had seemingly caused many businesses … [More]

New App-Based Car Insurance

by RaeAnne Marsh

Fewer people driving has led to insurance companies granting customers rebates on their auto policies, but a new company launching in Arizona can help people who don’t drive very often save money on a regular basis — not just under unique circumstances. Just Auto Insurance is entirely app based. “From the point of view of the consumer, this is all about convenience. You … [More]

Square One Concepts: What’s on the Plate Is Serving Customers

by S. Barrett Rinzler

Square One Concepts, like many in the restaurant business, has run the gamut during the pandemic. We were shut down, then opened with limited-menu curbside takeout at some locations, then opened all locations for takeout and now we’ve opened our dining rooms at limited capacity. It’s been a roller coaster. And I hope it’s something that never happens again. It’s basically … [More]

2020 Lincoln Aviator Black Label

by Mike Hunter

Taking luxury to new heights means doing the same with expectations. The Lincoln Aviator, a seven-passenger, three-row SUV, blends power and thoughtful luxury to create something remarkable. Captivating exterior design lines, interior roominess and ample power give rise to the feeling of flight and a sensation that both soothes and excites. The Lincoln Aviator Black Label … [More]

Car Dealing without the Handshake

by Mike Hunter

DriveItAway is the first national car dealer-focused mobility platform that enables car dealers to enter the business of Mobility-as-a-Service. DriveItAway provides a comprehensive turnkey solutions-driven program with proprietary mobile technology and driver app, insurance coverages and training to get automotive retailers up and running quickly and profitably in emerging … [More]

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