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What the Iron Mountain acquisition of IO Data Centers means for Phoenix202What the Iron Mountain acquisition of IO Data Centers means for Phoenix<div class="ExternalClass3FEB602D83894070A0FE838A23D846BD">​<em>Phoenix Business Journal (Hayley Ringle)</em>: Iron Mountain Inc. has big plans for the Phoenix market after announcing its acquisition of Phoenix-based IO Data Centers LLC this week. “We plan to maintain and grow our presence in that market as one of the more important and fastest-growing U.S. data center markets,” the company said in an emailed statement. Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), a storage and information management firm, announced Monday it was buying IO Data Centers for $1.3 billion, including up to an additional $60 million based on future performance and subject to customary adjustments.<br><br></div>12/14/2017 7:00:00 AM
IO Data Centers being acquired for $1.3 billion200IO Data Centers being acquired for $1.3 billion<div class="ExternalClassDBA0B3722433471392908CE9AEC2D0AB"><p><em>Phoenix Business Journal (Hayley Ringle)</em>: Iron Mountain Inc. announced it is buying the U.S. operations of Phoenix-based IO Data Centers LLC for $1.3 billion. Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), the Boston-based storage and information management firm, said the deal includes the land and buildings of four of IO’s data centers in Phoenix and Scottsdale; Edison, New Jersey; and Columbus, Ohio.<br></p></div>12/11/2017 7:00:00 AM
Downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row continues to attract developers, businesses199Downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row continues to attract developers, businesses<div class="ExternalClass8212E1E8103C4885B233D0A17426E3A6"><p><em>Arizona Central (Catherine Reagor):</em> Boarded-up buildings and weed-filled vacant lots were the norm in metro Phoenix’s oldest historic neighborhood not too long ago. Now, the 100-plus-year-old Roosevelt District in downtown Phoenix has evolved before our eyes into Roosevelt Row, one of the most popular neighborhoods in not only metro Phoenix but the U.S. The bustling Central Avenue and Roosevelt Street hub of Roosevelt Row was recently voted the sixth most popular metro Phoenix intersection by Urban Land Institute Arizona. The area didn’t even make the list 10 years ago.</p><br></div>12/10/2017 7:00:00 AM
Looking for a tech job? Here are more than 2,000 local job options to choose from198Looking for a tech job? Here are more than 2,000 local job options to choose from<div class="ExternalClass58B0879165E14947AD29CCAD22B82A21"><p><em>Phoenix Business Journal (Hayley Ringle)</em>: Many Valley companies are hiring for a variety of positions, with at least 2,000 tech positions open now. From USAA and Silent-Aire USA to Nextiva and OfferPad, these are just some of the companies written about during the past three months for tech-focused jobs.<br></p></div>12/1/2017 7:00:00 AM
A unique take on Phoenix’s growth, sprawl and vanishing farms 196A unique take on Phoenix’s growth, sprawl and vanishing farms <div class="ExternalClassAF0F98D2E6BD492F840A22445636F56C"><p><em>Phoenix Business Journal (Mike Sunnucks)</em>: When Robert Faver sees the Phoenix region sprawl out farther and farther — including when developments take over former farmland and open space — he sees multiple things. One is how much Phoenix has changed, grown — and sprawled — since he grew up on a farm in Buckeye.<br></p></div>11/29/2017 7:00:00 AM



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