The mission of Sounds Academy is to teach, mentor and provide musical experiences and opportunities to underserved youth. In Arizona, barriers to musical inclusion for children are particularly sobering.
Each of this year’s Taste of the Biltmore beneficiaries approaches the challenges of homelessness in a different way. What they have in common are supportive surrounding communities that understand the importance of meeting the needs of the less fortunate.
In 2008, it was the Recession that led to a sudden and devastating real estate depression in the state. At the time, Clayton Companies—a real estate company specializing in high-end properties in Scottsdale—searched for ways to weather the economic storm.
In historic terms, Goodyear is a relative newbie in Arizona. It was founded just over a century ago in 1917 as part of a land purchase executed by the famed, Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
To assist commercial real estate investors who may be just entering the market or are beginning to grow their portfolios, Mark Stebbings of National Bank of Arizona introduces a new small commercial real estate program.
That cautiously optimistic view of Arizona commercial real estate—current and future—is shared by real estate commercial portfolio manager Jeff Melsek, real estate commercial portfolio manager at National Bank of Arizona.
Billed as an “upscale block party,” Taste of the Biltmore usually brings together dozens of the Valley's top restaurants for a soiree with the evening’s proceeds benefiting a local charity. But, of course, 2020 wasn’t a typical year.
If you’re an attorney, you may be as concerned about issues related to your practice as you are about matters of law, National Bank of Arizona has a department dedicated to the needs and interests of attorneys.
The short two-hour drive from Phoenix to Sedona is a cinch. Interstate 17 rises pleasantly northward, traversing at least three distinct ecosystems as it ascends the roughly 3,000 feet into the Verde Valley’s moderately temperate terrain.
Chung Trinh—founder and CEO of Lighthouse Psychiatry, a Gilbert-based mental health and counseling clinic—says the increase in mental health issues in Arizona follows the same trend in the U.S. as a whole.
Canyon Ranch opened in Tucson in 1979 with a bold mission to unify the mind, body, and spirit. It was a hard-won realization that came to founder Mel Zuckerman at a California “fat farm” where he was resolving to change his health and life for good.
When the topic of Arizona’s real estate and housing market comes up, one can unequivocally say that in recent years, it’s all about “boom” and not “gloom.” By all calculations, Arizona real estate is trending “off the charts”.
Family-owned businesses never truly close. After the doors close and inventory is counted, these employees must navigate not only the challenges of keeping an enterprise afloat but also maintaining a work-family balance.
In 1999, launched the family into the fine dining business— with such restaurants as Mastro’s Steakhouse and later Mastro’s Ocean Club and Mastro’s City Hall—were sold in 2007 and are currently operated by Landry’s.
As most Valley residents would agree, Sister Sledge is local royalty. Sister Sledge has been revered in the Valley of the Sun for their “hometown” band status, with all the attendant love and esteem that designation confers.
Latina entrepreneurs know they fuel the economy but often aren’t acknowledged by the business community for their contributions. To address this, a small group of women business owners in Phoenix—led by former Arizona state lawmaker Ceci Velasquez.