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.
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.
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.