Proposed $65M hemp extract facility to employ up to 175 in Phoenix

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Integrated CBD LLC Hemp-derived CBD industry is expected to reach $16 billion nationwide by 2025 By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Integrated CBD LLC is investing about $65 million to build a 154,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Phoenix that is expected to employ between 125 and 175 people. Launched in January, the Scottsdale-based company is …

Q&A: Tony Lanese of Shea Homes

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Shea Homes at Azure in Paradise Valley By Melissa Larsen | Arizona Foothills Magazine Let us introduce you to the Valley’s top design and build professionals. Today, let’s get to know Tony Lanese of Shea Homes in Arizona and learn about his favorite Shea project, Azure in Paradise Valley. How did you get started in the …

Second round of O-Zone guidance provides ‘much-needed answers,’ says Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments

Treasury, IRS create flexibility to position incentive for success. By Christine Serlin | MFE The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued the much-awaited second tranche of guidance for Opportunity Zones (OZs), the community development tool that came out of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act aimed at spurring investment in low-income communities. “We are hopeful that we have …

Azure Paradise Valley earns 2 Gold Nugget Grand Awards

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Shea Homes at Azure in Paradise Valley AZBigMedia At the PCBC Closing Ceremonies & Gold Nugget Awards Presentation in San Francisco on May 31, 2019, Azure Paradise Valley was selected from among the Award of Merit winners as the Grand Award winner in two categories: Residential Detached Collection of the Year and Best Single Family …

Timeline set for construction of huge Pinal County solar farm

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings It is the latest project in Arizona for the energy provider By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal The planned 100-megawatt solar project in Coolidge — believed to be the largest solar farm in Pinal County — is expected to be operational by the end of 2020. A subsidiary of Juno, Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. …

How will hemp grow in Arizona? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, weighs in

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers questions about this potentially big new business. Question: Is there any evidence that hemp will grow in Arizona?  And will it grow well? No, but some farmers think it will. Hemp is known to be a sustainable and versatile crop and needs less water than many crops. …

Pinal County solar project picks up tech, retail, mining and government customers

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal A 100-megawatt planned solar project in Coolidge will steer renewable energy to several large tech, retail, mining and government customers through Salt River Project’s Sustainable Energy Offering program. Participating businesses include Albertsons Cos. Inc., the cities of Chandler, Mesa and Phoenix, CMC Steel Arizona, CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE), Digital Realty …

What issues were the most talked about during Arizona Hemp Rulemaking? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, explains

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers questions about this potentially big new business. What was the most contentious discussion point during the public hearings relating to the rules? The most contentious discussion point during the rulemaking process was by far the licensing fees. Since this will be the first year of the hemp …

Arizona farms shrinking in number, growing in size

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Jim Boyle and his family KTAR Jim Boyle Jr.’s family has a long history in dairy farming. They’ve owned dairy farms in Arizona since the early 1920s, first in south Phoenix and then in Mesa. Boyle’s roots in dairy farming is one of the reasons he returned home after he left for college and lived …

What do you need to grow hemp in Arizona? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, provides insight

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers some FAQs about this potentially big new business. When can you start growing hemp in Arizona and what kind of licenses do you need? You can start growing hemp in Arizona as soon as the administrative rules are complete and the Arizona hemp program is established on …