Business

Mr. Mac opens in Gilbert; offers LDS missionary clothing
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Mr. Mac opens in Gilbert; offers LDS missionary clothing

January 13th, 2018 | by Santan Sun
By Melody Birkett Utah-based Mr. Mac opened its first clothing store outside the state in Gilbert recently. The store sells high-end merchandise, caters to missionaries. Mac Christiansen opened his inaugural store over 50 years...
Page Park Center renamed, selects operator to serve needy
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Page Park Center renamed, selects operator to serve needy

January 8th, 2018 | by Santan Sun
By Srianthi Perera The nonprofit Azcend has been chosen to establish and run social services at Page Park Center. The building that formerly housed Gilbert’s first library also has been renamed Heritage Center because of its...
House flipping is back and growing in the East Valley
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House flipping is back and growing in the East Valley

November 8th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Wayne Schutsky The residential house-flipping market is active in pockets throughout the East Valley, with much of the activity driven by motivated investors providing inventory for the first-time homebuyer market. The volume...
Bishops salon nurtures neighborhood vibe
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Bishops salon nurtures neighborhood vibe

October 7th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Srianthi Perera At Bishops, a haircut is an added bonus to socializing. Or so it seems. The franchised salon with an edgy identity and spirited brand culture from Portland, Oregon recently opened its second outlet in the...
Mesquite High’s experiment to fly on International Space Station
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Mesquite High’s experiment to fly on International Space Station

October 3rd, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Eduardo Barraza Can growing peanuts in space drastically reduce the need for fertilizer, and provide a ready food source for astronauts to make the long journey to Mars? A space experiment designed by students at Mesquite...
Pure Comfort Mattress offers comfortable sleep to fit any wallet
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Pure Comfort Mattress offers comfortable sleep to fit any wallet

September 21st, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Melody Birkett Mood lighting, calm music, California ocean photos plus dozens of beds. No, it’s not a place to go to for a massage but rather a place to buy a mattress. “Relax and lie down on them for five, 10, 15...
Tough Ties just might be the next big, booming business
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Tough Ties just might be the next big, booming business

September 7th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Becky Bracken Skylar Bennett, 28, and Kevin Shoemaker, 27, are a “Shark Tank” dream come true. These two local guys are running their new venture out of a one-room office near Falcon Field, but odds are they won’t be...
Amerisleep uses technology to woo sleep
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Amerisleep uses technology to woo sleep

August 1st, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Srianthi Perera If you happen to fall fast asleep and snore inside Amerisleep’s nap pod, you should forgive yourself. After all, the pod is a testing room for the company’s mattresses and pillows, and the products’ basic...
Sotheby opens office in Gilbert for Southeast Valley
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Sotheby opens office in Gilbert for Southeast Valley

July 19th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Sotheby’s International Realty might be known for marketing places like the $165-million, 12-bedroom home and 15-acre ocean-to-lake estate in Manapalan, Florida, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t like what it sees...
Mariposa Point of Gilbert open for senior care
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Mariposa Point of Gilbert open for senior care

July 9th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Well-heeled seniors in Gilbert have a new place to spend their golden years with adequate care and near family. Mariposa Point of Gilbert, a 65,000-square-feet facility for those needing assisted living and...