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IRIS USA purchases business park in Surprise, Ariz.

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank announced that IRIS USA Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese consumer products manufacturer IRIS Ohyama Inc., has purchased a 59-acre site at Surprise’s Skyway Business Park from SKD Holdings in Phoenix, Arizona, on July 30.

Phoenix real-estate investment firm VEREIT begins trading on NYSE

VEREIT, a Phoenix-based, full-service real estate operating company with investment-management capability, said it officially began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday.

Abtech Holdings hires VP of Sales and Business Development

Jeffrey L. Gutierrez brings extensive background in the water industry to new post.

Freeport-McMoRan implementing cost reduction plans

Company will target spending reductions in its mining, oil and gas operations.

TEP to review impact of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Plan calls for state to reduce CO2 emissions by 34 percent from 2012 levels by 2030.

Gov. Ducey reveals Medicaid modernization via AHCCCS CARE Program

Gov. Doug Ducey announced his AHCCCS CARE plan today in Phoenix to ensure choice, accountability, responsibility and engagement in an effort to update the state’s Medicaid program, protect taxpayers and promote affordable quality healthcare.

Griffin Capital Corporation acquires Aetna facility in Tucson

Griffin Capital Corporation said on Monday that it has acquired a Tucson facility, currently  leased by Aetna Life Insurance Company, from an Aetna subsidiary on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, Inc.

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce News & Ribbon Cuttings for July 2015

July saw groundbreaking ceremonies for developer SAXA Inc. and Caliber Companies in Scottsdale’s first commercial Class-A building in over five years, a three-story office building on 2.5 acres.

Hensley Beverage Co. teams with Softeon for distribution operations

Family-owned Hensley Beverage Co. has selected Softeon to implement an Integrated Supply Chain Solution platform for its beverage distribution enterprise, it was announced today from Softeon headquarters in Reston, Virginia.

Product guru Lee Jacobs launches new coaching service for entrepreneurs

Lescoja Corporation Founder Lee Jacobs has debuted Launching New Products, a coaching service targeting entrepreneurs contemplating new consumer product development, the personal care product creator revealed today in Tucson.

Andy Forsell joins Lockton Companies' Phoenix office

Forsell’s forte is servicing companies with global supply chains and international operations.

HSRx Group develops portfolio of breakthrough combination drugs

HSRx Group, an Arizona-based biopharmaceutical company, is at work on a new generation of combination drugs to address public health challenges, hoping to dramatically improve treatment and prevention therapies for complex disease conditions.

Blue Global leads lending marketing industry

Scottsdale, Arizona-based firm has more than a decade of brand innovation to its credit.

Accelerent Phoenix brings Don Henninger on board

Don Henninger, former publisher of the Phoenix Business Journal, has joined Accelerent Phoenix as an investor and advisor, the company revealed today from Phoenix.

Tyler Technologies to help modernize Surprise, Ariz.

Tyler Technologies Inc. and the city of Surprise, Arizona, have entered into an agreement for the city to utilize two of Tyler’s technology solutions for planning, regulatory oversight and maintenance, the firm announced today from Plano, Texas.

Microchip Technology Inc. completes Micrel Acquisition

Microchip Technology Incorporated, provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced from its Chandler, Arizona, headquarters that it has acquired Micrel, Incorporated, with 98.95 percent of the latter’s shareholders approving the merger, effective Monday, Aug. 3.

Bankruptcy Court orders 120 Catholic Diocese properties to be auctioned

Two United States Bankruptcy Court-appointed agents have revealed details regarding the sale of over 120 area Roman Catholic Church properties that will be sold at auction in two separate public events today from Newport Beach, California.

Black Diamond Advanced Technology wins contract for ground robotic operator control unit

Arizona-based Black Diamond Advanced Technology (BDATech) said Monday that it has been chosen by Carnegie Robotics, LLC to develop a hand-held operator control unit for ground robotic command and control applications.

Paradigm expands PCDx service access through contract with Three Rivers PPO

Paradigm, a molecular information and next-generation sequencing corporation specializing in cancer testing, has signed an agreement with health insurer Three Rivers Provider Network Inc., one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing preferred provider networks.

GoDaddy partners with Kiva

GoDaddy employees can now fund Kiva loans as part of company's Get the Picture campaign.

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