PSBJ 40 Under 40 2016 Application Congratulations, you are a candidate for Puget Sound Business Journal's 2016 40 Under 40 awards program.
To be eligible, individuals must live and work in Washington state and be 39 years or younger as of Sept. 30, 2016. Winners also must agree to participate in the interviews, photo shoot and awards ceremony.
Please complete all of the following questions. A panel of judges will review each application and select 40 individuals to honor in print, online and at a special award ceremony in mid-September.
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:57:45 +0000 Structural issue emptied CoBank building Monday, staff back Wednesday A structural issue at the recently completed CoBank headquarters building at 6340 S. Fiddler's Green Circle in Greenwood Village Monday led to the complete evacuation of the building, which remained empty Tuesday but will see workers return on Wednesday.
According to Daniel Sullivan, senior manager of corporate communications for CoBank, a grout bed between two wall panels settled on Monday, causing the wall panels to move about half an inch.
Employees worked remotely Tuesday while the safety of…
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:50:46 +0000 4 Phoenix-area Catholic universities form coalition Four Catholic universities that are growing their presence in the Arizona market have formed a coalition.
Benedictine University in Mesa, The College of St. Scholastica in Mesa and Phoenix, Saint Xavier University in Gilbert and the University of Mary in Tempe have formed the Catholic Universities of Arizona.
Together, the four colleges represent about 350 students and at least 50 full-time employees, said Maria Laughner Arizona regional director for College of St. Scholastica, which expanded to…
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:45:03 +0000 Developer vying for Brooklyn Village project offers to buy CMS property One of the three partnerships vying to redevelop a 17-acre publicly-owned site in Charlotte's Second Ward neighborhood submitted an offer late Tuesday to buy five acres of property owned by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
BK Partners LLC — a partnership of Charlotte-based Conformity Corp., The Peebles Corp. of New York and Stantec — delivered an unsolicited offer to buy the nearby CMS site for $5.6 million. The property is between the former Brooklyn Village site and Bob Walton Plaza, the two…
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:23:01 +0000 Silicon Valley in VR: Inside Adobe's San Jose headquarters Adobe Systems is a provider of software and cloud services used extensively in digital publishing and content creation.
Founded in 1982, Adobe has about 14,000 employees worldwide, including about 2,200 at its headquarters in downtown San Jose. The company's campus consists of three buildings totaling nearly 1 million square feet.
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Tue, 24 May 2016 22:19:59 +0000 The frozen IPO market has Puppet waiting, but not worried A year ago, team at Puppet was talking about an IPO timeline that potentially had the IT automation company hitting the public markets as soon as this spring.
But the seeming deep freeze in the IPO market — there have been just two tech IPOs so far this year — has changed those plans and the timing is now more elusive.
Puppet CEO Luke Kanies and CFO Bill Koefoed chatted about their roles and the company’s strategy before 400 people for the Portland Business Journal’s annual CFO of the Year…
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:15:36 +0000 House committee expected to approve funding for nearly $133M federal courthouse in SA A multimillion-dollar plan for a new federal courthouse is expected to approved tomorrow.
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will address on Wednesday plans by the U.S. General Services Administration to construct a new federal courthouse in San Antonio for the Western District of Texas. U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, expects that the committee will approve the $132.6 million downtown project.
Plans for the proposed courthouse, which would be constructed on…
Tue, 24 May 2016 22:14:21 +0000 Hines REIT reportedly hires firm for possible sale of $5B portfolio Hines Global REIT Inc. reportedly hired Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) to advise on a deal to sell assets in the real estate investment trust’s portfolio, according to a Bloomberg report from earlier this month.
Lazard declined to comment to Bloomberg, which cited a person with knowledge of the matter.
“We are evaluating various strategic alternatives to execute a liquidity event (i.e., a sale of our assets, our sale or merger, a listing of our shares on a national securities exchange, or another…
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