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$1B development could revive midtown Phoenix, Steele Indian School Park549$1B development could revive midtown Phoenix, Steele Indian School Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/549<div class="ExternalClass4EFA6E0F0D72464B8A032AD387F8810A"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/UPDATE-20190731-Pivotal-Group-Central-Park.jpg" alt="Rendering of six-building high-rise in Midtown Phoenix" /> <center><figcaption><em>Phoenix-based Pivotal Group plans to develop the $1 billion Central Park highrise cluster at the northwest corner of Indian School Road and Central Avenue in Midtown Phoenix.</em><br>Image: Pivotal Group</figcaption></center> </figure> <center><em>By Jessica Boehm for The Arizona Republic</em><br></center><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Six high-rise towers may soon replace a long-vacant plot of land at the northeast corner of Indian School Road and Central Avenue in Phoenix — a project that supporters call a first of its kind in Arizona. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">The planned development, dubbed "The Central Park," calls for more than 2 million square feet of development on the 15-acre lot that borders Steele Indian School Park. It will feature apartments, condominiums, office space, a retirement community and 170,000 square feet of retail.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">A Phoenix-based developer, Pivotal Group, purchased the land a few years ago and plans to build public walking pathways surrounding the buildings to connect the community to Steele Indian School Park, which is currently hidden from the intersection.</span></p>​<br></div>7/31/2019 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2019/07/30/high-rises-planned-steele-indian-school-park-midtown-phoenix-development-pivotal-group/1839374001/
Arizona selected for policy academy on cybersecurity ahead of elections505Arizona selected for policy academy on cybersecurity ahead of electionshttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/505<div class="ExternalClass5EB84F0C258F4530B3E1490C02D188B3"> <figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/UPDATE-20190701-Google-Data-Center.jpg" alt="computer equipment racks inside a data center" /> <center> <figcaption>Image: Creative Commons​​</figcaption></center> </figure> <center> <em>From KTAR.com</em></center><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">The National Governors Association awarded Arizona the opportunity to participate in a cybersecurity policy academy ahead of the 2020 election.</span></p><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">Arizona is one of six states that will receive training from the association’s staff to improve the communication between election officials and cyber-related risks prior to the election, according to a release.</span></p><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">“Through this program, we can enhance the positive work happening across our state to make sure Arizona remains at the cutting edge of cyber defense and is as prepared as possible to protect against cyber threats ahead of the coming election,” Governor Doug Ducey said in the release.</span>​</p></div>7/18/2019 7:00:00 AMhttps://ktar.com/story/2655326/arizona-selected-for-policy-academy-on-cybersecurity-ahead-of-elections/
Phoenix hospital again tops US News & World report ranking546Phoenix hospital again tops US News & World report rankinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/546<div class="ExternalClass9F6CE384FA0544AA9B1373F4539F598E"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/BIO19-20180905-Mayo-Expansion.jpg" alt="Rendering, Mayo Clinic expansion" /> <center> <figcaption><em>Artist rendering of the $648M campus expansion at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix.</em><br><span style="font-size:11px;">Image: Mayo Clinic​​</span></figcaption></center> </figure> <center> <em>By Angela Gonzales for Phoenix Business Journal</em><br></center><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">Once again, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix has ranked No. 1 in Arizona and No. 18 nationally by U.S. News & World Report.</span></p><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">This marks the third time that Mayo Clinic has made the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, which recognizes the top 20 hospitals in the nation.</span></p><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranked No. 1 nationally. The Best Hospitals Honor Roll includes the 20 hospitals that deliver exceptional treatment across multiple areas of care.</span>​​</p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify s4-wpActive" unselectable="on"> <iframe width="540" height="303" src="/econdevsite/_layouts/15/videoembedplayer.aspx?site=264e72502d9e4b64add48c94fea7d33e&web=2c330a8fcf4e43b495b324701773548f&folder=3960704743084da2a2c55f3072fb46db&img=https%3a//www.phoenix.gov/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/Mayo-Clinic-Panorama-Video-View/Preview%2520Images/MCH%2520EXT%2520Wide_Dolly_mp4.png&" data-title="Mayo-Clinic-Panorama-Video-View" data-duration="11"></iframe> </div></div>7/30/2019 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2019/07/29/phoenix-hospital-again-tops-us-news-world-report.html
Developer plans $53M industrial park in Phoenix555Developer plans $53M industrial park in Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/555<div class="ExternalClass497D8466F6424EF0BDE4C131824F151A"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/logic-park-91_750xx2644-1487-580-0.jpg" alt="Logic Park 91 Rendering" /> <center><figcaption><em>An artist's rendering shows the planned Logic Park 91 in southwest Phoenix.</em></figcaption><figcaption>Image: MARWEST ENTERPRISES</figcaption><figcaption><em>By Corina Vanek for Phoenix Business Journal</em></figcaption></center></figure><p><span style="font-size:15px;">MarWest Enterprises is set to embark on a three-building, 720,000-square-foot industrial development on 44 acres of land at the intersection of 91st Avenue and Buckeye Road.</span></p>​<br></div>8/1/2019 6:15:00 PMhttps://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2019/08/01/developer-plans-53m-industrial-park-in-phoenix.html
Southwest Valley ranks No. 1 in the nation for industrial prospects556Southwest Valley ranks No. 1 in the nation for industrial prospectshttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/556<div class="ExternalClass5AF365FF84BA4EE9A6872E8EBE8DAD9B"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/boostinjay-LvOGj1X2jHE-unsplash_750x421.jpg" alt="Welder" /> <center><figcaption><em>Welder</em></figcaption><figcaption><em>By AZ Big Media</em></figcaption></center></figure><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix’s Southwest Valley submarket has placed top in the nation for industrial prospects looking for space to relocate or expand their operations, according to the newly released JLL Q2 Phoenix Industrial Insights report. According to JLL, this includes 83 tenants in the market with a maximum requirement of more than 30 million square feet.</span></p>​<br></div>8/2/2019 6:35:00 PMhttps://azbigmedia.com/real-estate/big-deals/industrial/southwest-valley-ranks-no-1-in-the-nation-for-industrial-prospects/
Clinical trial identifies new breast cancer drug as a potential therapy for glioblastoma557Clinical trial identifies new breast cancer drug as a potential therapy for glioblastomahttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/557<div class="ExternalClass584E75387B044ABC8C282A9111302E88"> <figure><img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/9-clinicaltria.jpg" alt="Ivy Brain Tumor Center" /> <center> <figcaption> <em>The Ivy Center features personalized brain tumor therapies designed to identify promising new strategies within an accelerated timeline</em></figcaption><figcaption>Image: Ivy Brain Tumor Center</figcaption><figcaption><em>By Ivy Brain Tumor Center for Medical Xp​ress​</em></figcaption></center></figure> <center> <em><br></em></center><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the Barrow Neurological Institute, has released the results of its recent Phase 0 clinical trial of the breast cancer drug ribociclib (Kisqali) for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma. The agent, recently approved by the FDA for advanced breast cancer, is part of a newly-discovered class of targeted therapy that undermines cancer cell division and could form the backbone of a new drug cocktail for patients with malignant brain tumors like glioblastoma. </span></p>​<br></div>8/1/2019 3:00:00 PMhttps://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-07-clinical-trial-breast-cancer-drug.html
Could Karyopharm's newly approved multiple myeloma drug also work in glioblastoma?558Could Karyopharm's newly approved multiple myeloma drug also work in glioblastoma?https://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/558<div class="ExternalClass4A95A6127F664745876086BEA293CBC8"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/stjoeslab-6705-e1558050928153.jpg" alt="Barrow Neurological Institute and vascular surgeon" /> <center><figcaption><em>Barrow Neurological Institute and vascular surgeon</em></figcaption><figcaption>Image: Harley Bonham</figcaption><figcaption><em>By Arlene Weintraub for Fierce Biotech</em></figcaption></center></figure><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Karyopharm Therapeutics’ new product, Xpovio to treat multiple myeloma, is the first entry in a class known as selective inhibitor of nuclear export (SINE) drugs, and the FDA approval the company secured for the product earlier this month is quite limited. But one research group sees potential for Xpovio in another cancer type: glioblastoma.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the Phoenix-based Barrow Neurological Institute announced it has formed a partnership with Karyopharm to study Xpovio in adult glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that has proven particularly difficult to target with drugs. The research will involve testing the drug as part of a combination treatment strategy, according to a statement from the Ivy Brain Tumor Center.</span></p>​​<br></div>8/1/2019 3:20:00 PMhttps://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/could-karyopharm-s-newly-approved-multiple-myeloma-drug-also-work-glioblastoma
Ivy Brain Tumor Center and Karyopharm Therapeutics Collaborate to Develop Tissue-Based Clinical Trial for Brain Cancer559Ivy Brain Tumor Center and Karyopharm Therapeutics Collaborate to Develop Tissue-Based Clinical Trial for Brain Cancerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/559<div class="ExternalClassB7363C2102984B3799B7E7DA33786F0B"> <figure><img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/barrow_tower_sunset.jpg" alt="Barrow tower at Sunset" /> <center> <figcaption> <em>Barrow Tower in Phoenix</em></figcaption><figcaption>Image: Mark Delsasso</figcaption><figcaption><em>By Business Wire​</em></figcaption></center></figure> <center> <em> <br></em></center><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the Barrow Neurological Institute has announced a partnership with Karyopharm Therapeutics​ to accelerate the treatment of brain cancer. The Ivy Brain Tumor Center will employ Karyopharm’s first-in-class oral Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export (SINE) compound, selinexor, in combination with other new-in-class drugs, as a dual-drug experimental therapy for adult glioblastoma.</span></p><p> <span style="font-size:15px;">​This academic-private partnership will begin with a preclinical study targeting the protein XP01 in glioblastoma patients and testing several new drug cocktails involving selinexor. Based on detailed pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic analyses, the lead drug cocktail will then be pursued as a combined-drug trial within the Ivy Brain Tumor Center’s Phase 0 clinical trial portfolio. This unique trial format will enable researchers to understand if the experimental therapy is impacting an individual patient’s brain tumor in as little as seven days, therefore saving valuable patient time. </span></p>​<br></div>8/1/2019 3:30:00 PMhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190711005131/en/
Phoenix among US cities adding the most million-dollar businesses624Phoenix among US cities adding the most million-dollar businesseshttps://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/624<div class="ExternalClass01612135EEE14B37A3FEA2A62232A2DC"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/Other/UPDATE-20190916-million-dollar-biz-slideshow.jpg" alt="Graphic image saying 'Million-Dollar Businesses'" /> <center><figcaption>Image: Dallas Business Journal</figcaption></center> </figure> <center><em>By Phoenix Business Journal Staff</em><br></center><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix is seeing its share of million-dollar companies grow, according to a recent report from LendingTree.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">From 2014 to 2016, the Valley saw its percentage of companies with revenue of at least $1 million climb 6.2%. That represents the addition of 1,211 businesses with revenue in seven figures, according to the LendingTree analysis.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Austin took the No. 1 spot, adding million-dollar businesses at a clip of 15.1 percent (1,857 businesses), followed by Jacksonville, Florida (963 businesses) and Riverside, California (2,359 businesses), which were tied at 14.8%.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">LendingTree's analysis only considered businesses with employees, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Survey of Entrepreneurs.</span>​</p></div>9/16/2019 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2019/09/16/phoenix-among-us-cities-adding-the-most-million.html
Phoenix is the 6th-fastest-growing flexible office space market in U.S.646Phoenix is the 6th-fastest-growing flexible office space market in U.S.https://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/646<div class="ExternalClassA55148A81239495AB2ACA2946957FD38"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/UPDATE%2020190618%20Heard%20Building.jpg" alt="Heard Building" /> <center><figcaption><em>Heard Building</em><br>Image: City of Phoenix</figcaption></center> </figure> <center><em>By AZ Big Media</em><br></center><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix is the sixth-fastest-growing flexible office space market in the U.S., according to a new report from CBRE. Phoenix’s flexible-space inventory grew to 1.16 million square feet by the end of Q2 2019, an increase of 426,000 square feet, or 58.2 percent from a year earlier.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Flexible space now accounts for 1.3 percent of Phoenix’s total office inventory, up from 0.8 percent a year ago. Still, that ratio comes in below the U.S. average of 1.8 percent, indicating that there is room for the sector to grow in Phoenix.</span></p>​<br></div>9/26/2019 3:00:00 PMhttps://azbigmedia.com/real-estate/big-deals/office/phoenix-is-the-6th-fastest-growing-flexible-office-space-market-in-u-s/


 

 

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