SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day
May21

SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day

Seed Spot, a nonprofit dedicated to helping local social entrepreneurs succeed, is showcasing its High School Demo Day program on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm. Seventeen student teams out of the 80 that applied will be pitching their ideas to an audience at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix. Seed Spot says on its website that 72 percent of young people are interested in starting a business, but 62 percent are never offered a...

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Cost of living: The No. 6 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
May14

Cost of living: The No. 6 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

At this point, you’ve learned about the five most significant trends affecting the real estate of tech companies, labor, cost, density, flexible space, and generations. Rounding out the top six most significant impacts is cost. Trend 6: Cost of livingMarkets with the most exceptional tech job growth this cycle have also seen the highest increase in the cost of living. Many a talented tech professional will remain in the top markets,...

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Generations: The No. 5 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
May07

Generations: The No. 5 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

At this point, you’ve learned about the four most significant trends affecting the real estate of tech companies, labor, cost, density, and flexible space, but the list doesn’t stop there. The top five most significant impact is generations. Trend 5: Generations matterThe suburbs aren’t dead, and even though we’ve seen a lot of shift toward downtowns across the country, don’t count the suburbs out yet. As Millennials come of age, they...

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GoShare, the ‘Uber for trucks,’ expands to Phoenix
Apr30

GoShare, the ‘Uber for trucks,’ expands to Phoenix

GoShare, the San Diego-based “Uber for trucks,” is now available in Phoenix and surrounding areas, adding to the 11 cities it already services. The company is made for people or businesses that need to haul materials but don’t have the vehicle or human resources to do so. Users begin by entering pickup and drop-off addresses and the vehicle they need (pickup trucks, vans, and box trucks are available) into the app, and, just like...

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Flexible space: The No. 4 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
Apr17

Flexible space: The No. 4 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

By now, I have discussed the top three most significant trends impacting the real estate of tech companies, labor, cost, and density here, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Let’s dive into the fourth most impactful trend, flexible space. Trend 4: Flexible space evolution Co-working is here to stay because as it turns out, a lot of people like it. Flex office options, like co-working space, offer companies real estate options on...

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