Leading Paper Receipts Co. Acquires Phoenix-Based Liberty Greenleaf


Iconex, the world’s leading provider of highly differentiated label solutions and low-cost paper receipts, announced the acquisition of Liberty Greenleaf. Founded over three decades ago, Liberty Greenleaf is one of the premier manufacturers of point-of-sale (POS) and industrial packaging solutions, with operations in Phoenix, Arizona and Morristown, Tennessee. Financial terms … [More]

AAED Releases 2022 State of Arizona Economic Development Survey Results


The Arizona Association for Economic Development announced the results of its State of Arizona Economic Development survey at its recent spring conference.  AAED surveyed its membership of more than 500 economic development practitioners and those that provide goods and services from the private sector. Key takeaways from the survey include: Strong economic outlook for … [More]

Scottsdale Developer Sells Nearly 100 Acres in Florence


Empire Group of Companies recently sold 99.43 acres to DR Horton for approximately $2.5 million. The land is located in the town of Florence, situated at the northeast corner of Central Park Avenue and Highway 287 near downtown. Empire Group entitled and platted the property. The 99.43-acre parcel was platted in two phases and includes a total of 273 lots that are ready for … [More]

More Sellers Dropping Their Prices, But Buyers Find Little Relief


The share of home sellers who dropped their asking price shot up to a six-month-high of 15% for the four weeks ending May 1, according to a new report from Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That’s up from 9% a year earlier, and represents the largest annual gain on record in Redfin’s weekly housing data back through 2015 For homebuyers, the typical … [More]

As Temperatures Rise, MAG Launches Heat Relief Network


As temperatures climb, it is important to remember that heat can be deadly. The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) wants residents to know how they can find shelter from the heat, and how they can help others who might be vulnerable. The Heat Relief Network, organized each year by MAG, launches today with warnings that all residents are at risk, no matter their age … [More]

Colorado River Water Shortage Caused by Climate Change Will Require Phoenix and Phoenicians to Adapt


At their briefing on Friday, May 6, officials with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Arizona Department of Water Resources, and Central Arizona Project delivered a stark assessment of the Colorado River. As impacts of climate change persist, more significant Colorado River cuts are likely to occur. Those reductions will impact the amount of Colorado River water available … [More]

SeatGeek Teams Up with the Fiesta Bowl as Its Official Ticketing Partner


SeatGeek, the technology platform transforming the live-event experience for fans, teams, and venues, today announced a multi-year partnership with the Fiesta Bowl. Grab your bolo tie and sunscreen because the party in the Grand Canyon State starts this New Year’s Eve, 2022. As the Fiesta Bowl’s Official Primary Ticketing Partner, fans will use SeatGeek’s mobile app to buy … [More]

Nonprofit Receives $2 million from Arizona Department of Education


To mark Mental Health Awareness Month, the Arizona Department of Education announced $12.1 million in targeted funding for health and learning. notMYkid will be receiving $2 million to expand its prevention and behavioral health services to 50,000 youth, parents, caregivers and school faculty. These services will focus particularly on serving Title-I schools, LGBTQ youth, and … [More]

U.S. Employees Signal Workplace Culture Has Changed, Says Report


Workplace cultures have changed dramatically for 35% of U.S. employees, according to a research report released by Quantum Workplace, a leading provider of comprehensive employee engagement and performance software as well as the leader in data collection for the nationally recognized Best Places to Work Programs. The company’s latest research report, Unpacking … [More]

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