Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

Business Facilities Blog

Arizona is home to a surging ecosystem of global giants, early stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy Millennial talent who are breaking new ground across a wide range of industry growth sectors. Read: Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona at By the BF Staff.

Arizona Contracting Sales Tax Flow Charts for 2015

Carol Hagen

If you’re in construction and perform work in Arizona, the first few months of 2015 have been confusing when it comes to sales tax (know as Transaction Privilege Tax). Construction Industry Arizona Construction Sales Tax Arizona Sales Tax AZ TPT construction contracting

Arizona: Great and Getting Greater

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Greater Phoenix, Arizona is a high-tech hub and a growth juggernaut, with unparalleled market access to the Mountain and Western regions of the U.S. Arizona: Great and Getting Greater appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Arizona Sales Tax Prime Contracting Examples for 2015: How to Receive Automatic Updates

Carol Hagen

Marj Weber, Irontree Construction Inc introduces the AZ sales tax panel (left to right): Craig McPike, Snell & Wilmer; Christie Comanita, Arizona Dept. December 10, 2014 11:30-1:30pm Arizona Builders Alliance Office (Tucson).

Arizona Construction Career Days A Huge Hit

Carol Hagen

While the construction industry is predicting a shortage of skilled workers, Construction firms are doing something about it with Arizona Construction Career Days, an annual event for all high school students in the state. .

Caterpillar Expands In Southern Arizona

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The company’s Tucson facility will create more than 600 projected new Arizona jobs over five years, with employees in executive management, engineering, product development and support positions. I’d like to thank the Caterpillar team for their commitment to and confidence in Arizona.

Oscar Expands In Arizona

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We’re excited to expand operations to Tempe, Arizona to continue to provide our members the highest quality of care,” said Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser. We welcome Oscar to Arizona and thank them for their commitment to our state.”. “We Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Arizona.

Arizona is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

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With its population growing at twice the national rate, Arizona’s growth strategy includes generous incentives, job-training assistance, valued R&D assets and energy conservation. Read Arizona is Growing by Leaps and Bounds on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Arizona Construction Career Days Recap

Carol Hagen

Read the Recap on the success of the construction industry and how they expose 1600+ high school students to the diversity of contracting opportunities.

New Arizona State University building will reach triple net-zero performance


The new Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building, or ISTB-7, on the Arizona State University campus will produce enough carbon, energy, water, and waste to achieve triple net-zero performance.

Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing

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Read Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Advanced Manufacturing Arizona Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Casa Grande Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Electric Cars Employment Lucid Motors Site Selection Technology

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University Mechanical forms Arizona’s largest Pink Hard Hat ribbon

Constructor Magazine

More than 525 people donned Pink Hard Hats to form EMCOR’s signature giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arizona Construction Salary Survey Says…

Carol Hagen

The Arizona Construction Salary Survey provides you with the employee compensation benchmarks for budgeting and data for best practices during your salary negotiations.

Construction Employment Lags In Arizona, Strong In Nevada And Stable In New Mexico

ENR Construction

Arizona Stalls, Then Sheds 2,600 Construction Jobs, As Nevada And New Mexico Add Almost 4,500 jobs In October and November

Getting HVAC When Moving to Arizona

Ramsay Home Building Blog

For people who are moving to Arizona, this often involves adjusting to hot temperatures, particularly if you are moving from a much cooler area. The Average Arizona Temperatures. According to the Arizona Office of Tourism , Arizona is known for being hot and dry.

Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona

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Read Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Arizona Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Posts Office, IT & Call Centers blog-August-2016 corporate real estate Economic Development Employment expansion global headquarters manufacturing Rogers Corporation Site Selection Technology

Business Report: Arizona – Ak-Chin Offering The Best Of Both Worlds In Arizona

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Business Report: Arizona – Ak-Chin Offering The Best Of Both Worlds In Arizona appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Arizona Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Report Featured Post Incentives Logistics And Distribution Magazine Magazine Highlights Transportation Infrastructure U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Intel To Complete Arizona Factory, Investing $7 Billion More

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Intel Corporation announced yesterday plans to invest more than $7 billion to complete the buildout of Fab 42, a high-volume factory in Chandler, Ariz. It will produce microprocessors to power data centers and hundreds of millions of smart and connected devices worldwide. The announcement was made by President Donald Trump and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich at the White House

Developers Apply to Build $4 Billion Theme Park in Arizona

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The Block Sports Company, based in Orlando, Fla., has filed proposal documents to build a 1,500-acre amusement park and destination resort in Casa Grande, Ariz., 45 miles southeast of Phoenix at the intersection of I-8 and I-10

Arizona DOT Thwarts Graffiti Artists

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Graffiti is an ongoing threat to interstate freeway signs on Arizona overpasses. Spray paint used to tag the signs can make the words difficult to read at night, and cleaning and replacing the signs is a hazardous task for DOT workers. ADOT Interstate Signing Supervisor Dudley Heller developed a shield that makes it difficult for vandals to reach the sign.

Higher Education/Research Award of Merit - University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Phase II

ENR Construction

The five-story University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Phase II, in Tucson, houses five different departments and a classroom

Higher Education/Research Best Project - Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

ENR Construction

Northern Arizona University’s $55-million Science and Health Building replacement facility in Flagstaff features laboratories, classrooms, faculty offices, lecture halls and a pedestrian bridge

Ascensus To Open New Office In Arizona

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Read Ascensus To Open New Office In Arizona on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Arizona Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Ascensus Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion Pacific Time Zone Site Selection Technology UA Tech Park University of Arizona

Banner Health Arizona Is ENR Southwest 2017 Owner of the Year

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State’s largest employer is building a new medical center in Tucson and a new patient tower in Phoenix

Arizona Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Arizona financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. The post Arizona Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Construction Budgeting Resource for Arizona

Carol Hagen

Here in Arizona, the Valley of the Sun Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is conducting an on-line Construction industry salary survey. Many of the regional associations have been invited to participate including: Arizona Builders Alliance. Arizona Roofing Contractors Association. Independent Electrical Contractors Association of Arizona. National Utility Contractors Association of Arizona.


Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

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Advanced Manufacturing Arizona Featured Indiana Industry Focus Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-March/April-2017 Capital Investment Hoosier Energy Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation manufacturing growth Peoria Site Selection Southern Indiana Power Varco PrudenIndustry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.

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California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

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Lineage Logistics Growing National Network

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The warehousing and logistics company will expand two facilities in Texas, and has acquired two more in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Arizona Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Pennsylvania Texas Bethlehem Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Dallas-Fort Worth Distribution Center Expansion Logistics Phoenix refrigerated warehouse Site Selection Sunnyvale warehousing

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New Landscape Saves Water, Money for Arizona Community

Green Industry Professionals

Xeriscaping is becoming a trend in arid regions with its style of landscaping designed to require little to no irrigation

Arizona Gets OK for Regional Freeway, Its First Major P3 Project

ENR Construction

?The state of Arizona last week announced Federal Highway Administration approval to proceed with plans for the state’s first major public-private-partnership project, the $1.9 billion Loop 202/South Mountain freeway. Infrastructure

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Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

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Arizona Daily News Development Indicators Featured Surveys & Research Texas USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest Workforce Development 2016 annual population growth Economic Development Employment Harris County Maricopa County population growth Site Selection U.S.

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Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Tucson

ENR Construction

A look inside the Tucson, Arizona construction market

Arizona State Drops Plan for USA Basketball HQ

ENR Construction

The deal fell through after the development team missed a series of closing deadlines. Business Management

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Arizona Solar Project Doubles in Size

ENR Construction

An Arizona solar-power development doubled in size in one month, to 140 MW from 68 MW, following the. 13 purchase of its initial 450-acre site in Maricopa County

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

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Rounding out the top 10 are Arizona; Washington, DC; New York; Nevada; and Delaware. California ranks highest overall in efforts to modernize its electric grid, while Illinois, Texas, Maryland and Oregon round out the top five, according to the fourth Grid Modernization Index (GMI-4).

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Fight over school funding in Arizona headed to court


A public advocacy group is accusing the Arizona State Legislature of failing to fund its fair share of public school construction costs