Home Equity Rises Despite the Pandemic: Homeowners Gained Over $620 Billion in Equity in Q2 2020

CoreLogic

CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the Home Equity Report for the second quarter of 2020. The report shows U.S. homeowners with mortgages (which account for roughly 63% of all properties) have seen their equity increase by 6.6% year over year. This represents a collective equity gain of $620 billion, … [More]

SAFETY: ADHS Encourages People to Seek Care in an Emergency and to Maintain Routine Medical Care

Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizonans have dramatically reduced the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks, distancing, washing hands thoroughly, and taking other steps to protect themselves and the community. But it’s also important to continue seeking routine medical care such as wellness visits to primary healthcare providers, cancer screenings, managing chronic health conditions, and keeping children up … [More]

Republic Services Foundation Supports Neighborhood Revitalization amid Pandemic

Republic Services, Inc.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Republic Services is finding innovative ways to support neighborhood revitalization efforts across the country through its charitable foundation's National Neighborhood Promise (NNP) program. In February, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced $2 million in grants to a total of 24 projects in communities where the Company's … [More]

Nonprofit Housing Counseling Agency Provides Guidance to Arizona Residents Looking to Purchase or Rent a Home

Take Charge America, Inc.

In response to ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19, Phoenix-based Take Charge America has made its one-on-one housing counseling services free through the end of October. “Whether facing eviction, shopping for a home in a tight market or experiencing anxiety about foreclosure or mortgage default, people are experiencing a wide range of struggles related to … [More]

WEBINAR – Sep 22 & 24: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Arizona Commerce Authority

  UPCOMING SESSIONS   We're happy to announce Boot Camp sessions have been extended through the end of October! Please join us for the upcoming sessions. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here.   SESSION 82: TUESDAY - September 22 | 9:00 AM Top 10 Legal Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Business … [More]

Disrupt the Disruption: How Businesses Can Meet COVID-Forced Changes Head-On

inbusinessPHX.com

Businesses continue to navigate the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on the economy, rethinking how they serve customers, searching desperately for ways to cut spending, and trying to make long-term plans while ensuring short-term survival. But it’s worth remembering that change that disrupts the economy is nothing new – with or without a pandemic, says Juan Riboldi, an … [More]

Electrical Contracting Co. Announces Zero Tolerance for Prejudice Policy in Tempe Office

Rosendin

In response to recent acts of hate in the construction industry, Rosendin Holdings, Inc., the parent company to Rosendin and Modular Power Solutions (MPS), announced a Zero Tolerance for Discrimination policy.  This commitment addresses inequity in the construction industry and takes meaningful action to build a more inclusive culture where individuals are free from any form of … [More]

The Struggles of Small Business Don’t Bode Well for the Overall Economy

inbusinessPHX.com

The year 2020 can’t end quickly enough for most small business owners. Across the country, the pandemic forced many of them to close their operations temporarily – or permanently – and the continued economic uncertainty threatens to kill the ambitions of entrepreneurs who planned to launch businesses but now must put their dreams on hold. None of that bodes well for the … [More]

Nikola Board Chair Resigns, Vice Chair Steps in amid Controversy

Nikola Corporation

Nikola Corporation announced Sunday that Trevor Milton approached the Board of Directors and proposed to voluntarily step aside as Executive Chairman and from the Board. The Board accepted his proposal, and Stephen Girsky, former Vice Chairman of General Motors Co. and a member of Nikola’s Board, has been appointed Chairman of the Board, effective … [More]