Arizona to Receive More Than 2 Million Rapid COVID-19 Tests

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Governor Doug Ducey announced that Arizona will receive 2.19 million Abbott rapid point-of-care tests from the federal government. The tests can produce results within 15 minutes. Delivery is expected to take place with shipments beginning in the next seven to 10 days. The Arizona Department of Health Services is working with county health departments to prioritize the tests … [More]

Second Luxury Apartment Tower at Expansive Optima Kierland® Opens in North Scottsdale

Optima

Right on time to meet the recent increase in demand for elevated apartment living in the greater Phoenix-metro area, real estate development firm Optima announced today the opening of the luxury apartment tower 7140 Optima Kierland in North Scottsdale, with immediate move-ins available and the leasing gallery and model residences accessible for private tours. As the second … [More]

Real Estate Tech Co. Grows More Than 500% in its First Two Years in Phoenix

Homie

Homie, a real estate technology company that has been changing the way homes are bought and sold since 2015, reports substantial two-year growth in the Phoenix market since launching in 2018. In 2020, the company is on track to continue its aggressive positive trend, already surpassing the total number of homes sold and bought in all of 2019. Homie’s mission is to make it … [More]

WEBINAR – Wednesdays: U.S. Small Business Administration – Virtual Loan Clinic

U.S. Small Business Administration

Learn about SBA's leading role and how to prepare a request for capital. Come to this FREE monthly loan clinic to understand credit requirements, interest rates, collateral terms, and amounts available.  Find sources of capital to start or grow your business. Learn how to approach a lender, find bankers interested in your needs and improve your chances to success. This program … [More]

Healthcare and Tech Industry Workers See Major Negative Changes in Mental Wellbeing, New Study Finds

meQuilibrium

The pandemic has upended the lives and wellbeing of nearly everyone, but Healthcare employees had the largest decrease in motivation (-48%) of any industry and were least likely to say their employer was supportive, according to a new meQuilibrium study of 7,000 workers which compared changes in job stress, burnout, motivation and sleep between December 2019 and June … [More]

Office Furniture Co. Expands Corporate Footprint to Phoenix

Vari

Vari, a workspace innovation company that took sit-stand desks mainstream, is doubling down on its commitment to the Phoenix market. The company has opened a sales office and Vari showroom located east of downtown Phoenix. Industry executive Lisa Teman-Rosenburg will helm the company’s strategy in the greater Phoenix area as regional sales director. Tours of the flexible … [More]

New UV-C Home Sanitizing System Announces Results of SARS-CoV-2 Scientific Testing

Clean Light Laboratories, LLC

Puritize, a new ultraviolet light (UV-C) home sanitizing system brought to market by Scottsdale-based Clean Light Laboratories, LLC, has announced the results of a laboratory study concluding that Puritize is scientifically proven to kill more than 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2. The study was conducted by The Pathogen and Microbiome Institute (PMI)’s COVID-19 Testing Service Center … [More]

Committees Must Manage 401(k) Plans Better: Here’s How

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With the majority of working Americans behind in retirement savings, managing and growing money reserves is a concern in many households. While 401(k) plans offered through employers remain popular investment vehicles toward retirement, experts note that several factors are out of the employee’s control. Perhaps the biggest questions regard the human factors: who is calling … [More]

New Modern-Designed Bank Branch Opens in Trendy Downtown Area

JPMorgan Chase

A new Chase branch opens today in CityScape, the popular downtown hub in Phoenix. Chase recently opened a new branch in Scottsdale and continues to build new branches throughout Arizona, while this is the first new branch added to the downtown network in years. Branches are the heart of the company because they allow a connection with customers at life’s most important … [More]

Arizona’s Second-Tallest High-Rise Makes Final Renovations, Bringing Boutique Vision for Downtown

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Leading real estate investor ScanlanKemperBard (SKB) and capital partner Black Salmon have kicked off the final phase of renovations at 101 North, the second-tallest high-rise in downtown Phoenix. The upgrades, which encompass all of the building’s ground-floor indoor and outdoor spaces, complete a multi-year transformation of the trophy asset into a boutique environment unique … [More]