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    Streaming anxiety? Yet another service plans to enter fray along with HBO Max, Disney, Apple
    Add yet another name to the list of potential rivals for AT&T?s Inc.?s planned streaming service by HBO. AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC), the popular chain for folks watching movies the traditional way, is launching a service for home and mobile device viewers, according to a statement on Tuesday. The company's "Theatres On Demand" is a digital movie offering that will start with about 2,000 movies, available for purchase or rent. While some providers may emphasize their own content, AMC has agreements?


    Arizona-Alberta financial pact could boost cross-border trade, business investments
    Years in the making, Arizona and the Canadian province of Alberta have formally ratified a regulatory financial agreement that both governments and Valley business leaders say will fuel new cross-border and local investment. The agreement is based on an Arizona statute that establishes so-called reciprocity of enforcement of money judgments. With such a deal in place, an Arizona bank, for example, could offer a large loan to a Canadian business operating in the Valley without worrying about costly?


    Barrio Queen unveils two new locations coming to the West Valley
    Barrio Queen, a popular Mexican restaurant concept with three locations around metro Phoenix, will make its first foray into the West Valley. The Scottsdale-based restaurant concept currently is building two locations in Tempe and Queen Creek, but said in an announcement Tuesday it also will open locations in Glendale and Avondale during 2020. The first west side Barrio Queen location will be near the Arrowhead Towne Center mall at 7640 W. Bell Road in Glendale. The restaurant will take over a?


    After the recession, Valley office construction moved east, report says
    In the more than a decade since the Great Recession, office construction in the Phoenix area has steadily moved eastward, concentrating heavily in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert. According to a study done by Commercial Café using Yardi Matrix data, the Valley increased total office inventory by 13.6% during the 10-year period between 2008 and the end of 2018. That time period saw 131 office buildings completed, adding 16.2 million square feet of space to the office market. In 2008, office completions?


    Law firm CEO takes key job with Arizona solar energy company
    After more than 33 years at Pittsburgh's fourth-largest law firm, Tim Ryan has moved to the Valley for his next executive gig.


    Check the board: Airlines ranked by volume of negative Twitter mentions
    Flight delays were a major point of frustration for United Airlines' Twitter-using customers in August. That is one of the revelations in a recently released study of negative Twitter mentions tied to nine major U.S.-based airlines during a two-week period in August at the height of the summer travel season. InsureMyTrip, a travel insurance comparison site, conducted the study, and neither United nor archrival American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL) fared particularly well in the analysis of more than?


    2 Valley leaders selected to national list of influential young executives
    Two of the Valley's business leaders were selected to a national list of influential young executives. Leib Bolel of the Arizona Israel Technology Alliance and Rusty Kennedy of CBRE Group Inc. have been selected to a national list of influential young executives. The 2019 Business Journals? Influencers: Rising Stars spotlights 100 executives who are having an impact early in their careers on business being done in cities across the nation. Click through the slideshow above to see who made this?


    New Porsche 911 Carrera set for unveiling, can be ordered in Scottsdale
    There?s a big buzz ? or rather hum ? around the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera, which debuts Tuesday at an invite-only affair in a posh Seattle-area winery property. The new Porsche can be custom designed at six flagship stores in the U.S., including Porsche North Scottsdale in the Valley; Newport Beach, California; Bellevue, Washington; Manhattan, New York; Ft Lauderdale, Florida, and Atlanta. In a region where luxury cars are plentiful, the Porsche 911 dominates a segment that includes the Audi?


    GCU's Colangelo business school to honor Valley leaders with inaugural awards
    In an effort to draw attention to the positive attributes of Valley business leaders, Grand Canyon University is honoring four individuals with servant leadership qualities. Too much attention is placed on business leaders who are corrupt or who have gone astray when there are thousands doing the right thing, said GCU President Brian Mueller. "We've got a lot of people in Arizona who came here and built great businesses and contributed tremendously to the economic prosperity we've experienced?


    Keyless entry, on-site gardens and no front desks: A look at 2020 Phoenix hospitality trends
    The Valley's robust hotel market is getting more crowded, so it is more important than ever for properties to set themselves apart from the competition and to offer what guests want. Here's what's coming in the industry, according to an insider expert.


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