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Emotional Intelligence Training Improves Customer Experience By Favor Larson and Dr. Ron J. Bonnstetter, TTI Ltd. Ask your front-line staff about their crankiest customer experiences, and you’ll likely be met with story after story of seemingly irrational behavior. Your grouchiest customers are [...]

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Auto Dealership Development Underway

Construction is advancing on two new Scottsdale dealerships, AZCentral reported recently in an article about how the sector is bringing more revenue to the city’s sales-tax coffers. Bell Lexus North Scottsdale is under construction on Scottsdale Road near the Pima [...]

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Meritage Homes Posts 1Q Earnings

Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes' quarterly earnings climbed to $330.7 million for the first quarter of the year, a 62 percent increase from the $204 million earned in the same period in 2012. The company’s current orders for new homes are 35 [...]

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Heckmann Corp. Triples 1Q Revenues

Heckmann Corp. (NYSE: HEK) announced financial results for the first quarter. The environmental services company, which recently relocated its headquarters from Pittsburgh to offices near the Scottsdale Airport, reported that revenues for the first quarter of 2013 nearly tripled to [...]

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Crown Court Apts. Sells for $68M

CBRE has negotiated the $68.2 million sale of Crown Court Apartments, a 416-unit multifamily community located at 7900 E. Princess Drive in Scottsdale.  The purchase price was $68.28 million. The buyer was PrivatePortfolio Group of Seattle. Built in 1987, Crown Court [...]

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Butterfly Wonderland Emerges

Butterfly Wonderland, the largest butterfly pavilion in America, recently opened. Spanning a 5-acre parcel of land, the facility, located near North Scottsdale on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, will feature a glass atrium that brings a tropical rainforest environment [...]

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Urban Outfitters Opens at Quarter

Urban Outfitters officially opened a new store in May at the Scottsdale Quarter, on Scottsdale Road and Butherus Drive. The new 8,422-square-foot store is the second locale in the city. UO has emphasized the space's distinctive architectural structures with custom, [...]

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