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Creighton University to build $150M Phoenix medical school 269Creighton University to build $150M Phoenix medical school <div class="ExternalClass4CEE6B2B75634ABEB4FAD6BA48F82D17"><p><em>​Phoenix Business Journal (Angela Gonzales)</em>: Creighton University plans to build a $150 million medical school at Park Central Mall next to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. Plans call for training 700 medical students in what will be two buildings totaling 300,000 square feet on the southeast corner of the mall property at Central Avenue and Catalina Drive. Phase I will be a 150,000-square-foot building that will cost between $75 million and $100 million to develop, followed by a mirror image of a second 150,000-square-foot building at a later time as the school grows.<br></p></div>9/18/2018 7:00:00 AM
Here’s why Arizona’s technology sector is booming266Here’s why Arizona’s technology sector is booming<div class="ExternalClassD4E3069E0DEA44F298A07A4F1165E8B6"><p><em>​AZBigMedia (Steven G. Zylstra):</em> Arizona’s technology sector is booming, and our community has never been stronger than it is today. Technology companies such as GoDaddy, Benchmark, Carvana, Axon and Infusionsoft have Arizona as their headquarters, helping attract top-level talent across the world to our state. The startup community is growing rapidly because of a plethora of resources such as the co-working spaces CO+HOOTS and Galvanize, and an uptick in investment capital.<br><br></p></div>9/10/2018 7:00:00 AM
ASU ranked most innovative school in US for the fourth straight time267ASU ranked most innovative school in US for the fourth straight time<div class="ExternalClassEDFEF2FFAA1746D09E16C5970014EE2A"><p><em>​Arizona State University:</em> For the fourth year in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university’s culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all four years the category has existed. The widely publicized annual rankings by the magazine, which compares more than 1,500 institutions on a variety of metrics, was released today.<br></p></div>9/10/2018 7:00:00 AM
Is Phoenix the next 'millennial magnet?' Report predicts more tech job growth265Is Phoenix the next 'millennial magnet?' Report predicts more tech job growth<div class="ExternalClassF1EA5D9368A744D6AE7D4ED1433ABAD1"><p><em>​Phoenix Business Journal (Corina Vanek):</em> A London-based real estate investment company has named Phoenix a city to watch as one of the fastest growing markets in the nation. TH Real Estate describes Phoenix as the “next millennial magnet.”<br></p></div>9/7/2018 7:00:00 AM
Downtown Phoenix skyline will look different starting in October with major skyline development264Downtown Phoenix skyline will look different starting in October with major skyline development<div class="ExternalClass2DB6A3EBC5914F7BA6DB97D524D56604"><p>​CBS5/AZFamily (Briana Whitney): Driving around downtown Phoenix you see lots of beautiful…construction. It's a welcome sight to those who have lived in the Valley for decades, like Joe Boyle. “It’s a nice change of pace,” said Boyle. “Now we have a downtown with ASU and U of A and the sports. It’s wonderful.”<br></p></div>8/6/2018 7:00:00 AM



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