Oprah Winfrey Makes Equity Investment in True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen | July 13, 2018

True Food Kitchen, the award-winning restaurant brand that has pioneered health-driven dining, announced today that Oprah Winfrey has made an equity investment in the company and will extend her strategic insight to support the brand’s national expansion. In addition, Winfrey joins the restaurant brand’s board of directors and will collaborate and consult with True Food… [More]

YAM Properties Announces Purchase of Westgate Entertainment District

YAM Properties LLC | June 13, 2018

YAM Properties LLC announced today that they have closed on the purchase of the Westgate Entertainment District from iStar Inc. Details of the sale were not disclosed. The 76-acre site, located in Glendale, includes 533,000 square feet of current retail, office and residential space. Projects under consideration for the 33 acres of undeveloped property include… [More]

CyrusOne Purchases Nearly 70 Acres in Mesa, Arizona, for Development of Second Major Data Center Campus in the State

CyrusOne | June 6, 2018

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced it purchased 68.227 acres in Mesa, Arizona for the development of a new data center cloud campus for the Fortune 1000. Upon completion, the new campus, located in the Mesa Elliot Technology Park, is planned to have five building facilities with up to 198… [More]

High-Performance Providers Recognized for Advancing Care Quality, Improving Patient Experience, and Reducing Avoidable Medical Costs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Change Healthcare | June 6, 2018

Change Healthcare and ACO Partner™ announced the first results of a novel Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Shared Savings Program. High-quality providers were rewarded for progress achieving the “triple aim” of reducing costs, enhancing the patient experience, and improving population health. A total of $148,000 was remitted to 148 physicians who participated in… [More]

Tempe Chamber Unveils its New Look

Tempe Chamber of Commerce | June 4, 2018

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of its refreshed logo and updated mission statement as part of the evolution of the organization’s new brand. The Chamber has grown and evolved over the years, and most recently launched a new website and member management technology.  Keeping in line with the forward… [More]

Desert Financial Credit Union Creates Campaign to Save Employee’s Life

Desert Financial Credit Union | June 1, 2018

Desert Financial Credit Union, Arizona’s largest nonprofit financial institution, is known for benevolent outreach and generosity within the community and today, is asking for help for one of its own. Jason Kvam, an employee of Desert Financial for 23 years, is suffering from severe kidney failure and Desert Financial is pulling out all the stops… [More]

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown within Reach for Arizona Associates

Walmart in Arizona | May 31, 2018

Walmart unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company’s commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today — and the future. The benefit includes free college credit for Walmart Academy training and options for Arizona associates… [More]

SRP, AES Launch Arizona’s First Standalone Energy Storage Project to Provide Flexible Peaking Capacity

Salt River Project | May 30, 2018

Salt River Project (“SRP”) today announced contract execution and the start of construction with The AES Corporation (“AES”) for SRP’s first standalone battery-based energy storage project. The 10-megawatt, four-hour duration energy storage solution, to be supplied by Fluence, will provide peaking capacity that will inject power into the grid during high peak demand periods for… [More]

Versum Materials Joins More than 400 CEOs in Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Versum Materials | May 22, 2018

Versum Materials, Inc. (NYSE: VSM), a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 400 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Guillermo Novo is committing himself and Versum Materials to advance diversity and inclusion… [More]

ESI Ventures Succeeds with New Foray into Hospitality

ESI Ventures | May 14, 2018

ESI Ventures (ESI), a diversified commercial real estate investment firm that acquires, develops and executes value add and adaptive reuse projects, completes the renovation and refinance of Hotel Adeline in Scottsdale, Arizona, marking their first venture into the hospitality space. After concluding a $13 million renovation to the property, located at 5101 N Scottsdale Road,… [More]