Minority, women-owned businesses receive contracts worth $109M

The team building the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has awarded more than $100 million in contracts to local, small businesses. According to a press release, the companies are run by socially and economically disadvantaged groups, including minorities and women. The $109 million exceeds the Arizona Department of Transportation’s goal for Connect 202 Partners, the […]

QC realtor Bob Adelfson earns certification specializing in divorce real estate

Bob Adelfson of JK Realty in Gilbert has earned the Real Estate Collaboration Specialist-Divorce designation. Mr. Adelfson is trained to neutralize divorce real estate as a business transaction in the best interest of the house and each divorcing spouse, according to a press release. He will lead the divorce real estate team, serving as project […]

Hall new senior VP at NOVA Home Loans

Tonda Hall has joined NOVA Home Loans as senior vice president and regional manager. She will be responsible for leading six Maricopa County retail branches. “We are very excited about the future in Maricopa County,” Chief Operating Officer Lance Dickson said in a release “Tonda’s leadership and ability to mold successful teams will further our […]

Assisted Living Locators appoints Ingle as development director

Assisted Living Locators has appointed Tom Ingle as its franchise development director. Mr. Ingle has more than a decade of experience in franchise development in the senior space, according to a press release. “Tom’s experience with leading senior care franchisors makes him a valuable asset to our development team,” said Angela Olea, CEO RN of […]

Planet Fitness Queen Creek celebrates upcoming opening with special offers

Planet Fitness, among the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., has announced the Queen Creek location opening in late June with memberships now on sale. New members can join the Queen Creek location for $1 down and then $10 a month through June 27 by registering at the club […]

Health management company has new name and expands mission to improve ailing system

The management company behind The CORE Institute and Banner Health has adopted a new name: HOPCo – Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company – and expanded its mission to improve outcomes while lowering costs. Efforts to lower costs include creating unique, proprietary I.T. tools and decision support platforms that allow physicians and hospitals to easily drive evidence-based […]

Salvation Army, Bashas’ stores aid Arizona fire relief efforts

Arizona wildfires strike every summer, and when they do, The Salvation Army springs into action, bringing care and comfort to local neighbors and supporting the brave men and women battling on the front lines. The Salvation Army provided nearly 300 meals for firefighters, volunteers and residents affected by the recent Tinder Fire, and signs could […]

McDonald’s to hire 4,000 in Arizona this summer

With summer around the corner, McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are gearing up to hire approximately 4,000 restaurant employees in Arizona to better serve customers this busy season. “This is good news for job seekers who are interested in pursuing an education while working since McDonald’s recently announced that it is allocating $150 million over […]

NAI Horizon negotiates $1M long-term industrial lease for distribution firm

NAI Horizon recently negotiated a $1.676 million long-term lease for a Gilbert-based distribution company. NAI Horizon Senior Vice President Jeff Adams represented the tenant AES Direct Express, LLC in negotiations to lease the property at 2075 W. Obispo Avenue in Gilbert, according to a press release. “Working together in conjunction with the listing agent, we […]

San Tan Valley Walmart shows off upgrades during remodel celebration

The remodeled Walmart Supercenter, 1725 W. Hunt Highway, San Tan Valley, features a 16-foot-high, 8-foot-wide orange Pickup Tower that company officials stated will change the way people shop. A grand reopening of the store to show off the tower and other improvements will take place 8 a.m. Saturday, May 12. “We’re so excited to be among […]