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Next Up on ASU’s Capital Plan

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Arizona State University’s capital plan for FY2017-2019 continues the institution’s solid construction and development BEX

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

AZ Faces Steep Costs for Road Needs

By Howard Fischer for Arizona Capitol Times Financing the state’s freeway needs could mean Arizona motorists will pay higher gasoline taxes, an entirely new sales tax on BEX

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mesa Voters Nix Funding, New ASU Campus

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Due to the failure of Mesa’s Question 1 on the Nov. 8 ballot, the city has announced it will not post RFQs for the planned BEX

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

School Bond Total Sets $1.4B Record

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Somewhere between the clichés of legislation resembling sausage-making – in that it’s not a pleasant process to watch BEX

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

AZ Passed Over by Federal TIGER Grants

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Late last month, the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded nearly $500M in TIGER grants to projects throughout the BEX

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mesa Voters to Consider Tax Bump

By Ray Stern for Phoenix New Times The only way Mesa residents will see their police department receive a sorely needed infusion of cash is to approve a sales tax in November BEX

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Infrastructure Projects Highlight Mesa CIP

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Mesa’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget for fiscal year 2016-17 will be the biggest over the next five BEX

July 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

Federal Grant Advancing I-10 Upgrades

Source: ADOT Arizona is on track to receive a $54M federal grant helping fund two key widening projects, and adding traffic-management technology that includes a dust storm BEX

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT Approves 5-Yr CIP

Source: ADOT The Arizona Department of Transportation’s five-year construction program for state highways promotes commerce through investments in major freight and travel BEX

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Parks, Street Fixes Highlight Chandler CIP

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The proposed 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the City of Chandler adds neighborhood parks, continues arterial BEX

June 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rio Nuevo Plans Downtown Tucson Projects

By Becky Pallack for Arizona Daily Star Rio Nuevo plans to spend $17.4M on downtown Tucson projects related to tourism, retail and jobs next fiscal year. In a split vote BEX

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT 5-Year Funding Plan Declining

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Don’t hit the panic button yet: most of the drop in the Arizona Department of Transportation’s State Transportation BEX

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT Pursues Grants for Highways

Source: ADOT Improving traffic flow and safety on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson. Helping commerce move on a state route between the border and Interstate 19 in BEX

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Surprise Considering $60M Bond Measure

By Jessica Boehm for The Arizona Republic Surprise residents could soon have a new recreation center, aquatic facility and pickleball court — but only if they vote to hike BEX

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX OKs Grant for Historic WPA Building

Source: Downtown Phoenix Journal Phoenix City Council today voted 7-1 in support of providing grant funding for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Building located at BEX

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Budget Includes $75M for Tempe Streetcar

By Chris Coppola for The Arizona Republic Nearly 70 years after the last local Valley streetcar system was shuttered — a victim of fire, automobiles and time — the BEX

February 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Congress Passes Funding for Green Building

By Bryan Howard for USGBC Congress has passed a sprawling spending bill and tax extenders package that covers funding for all federal agencies and includes short- and BEX

January 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

5-Year, $305B Highway Bill Passes Congress

By Kent Hoover for Phoenix Business Journal Business groups are celebrating a rare bipartisan victory in Congress: passage of a $305B bill that funds highway projects for the BEX

December 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

2016 Bond Election: $1B Yes, $946.9M No

By Rebekah Morris for the Arizona Builder’s Exchange K-12 Bond Issues Mostly Pass, City/County Questions Mostly Fail Throughout the state nearly $2B in bond issues were BEX

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

AZ Voters to Decide on $2B in Bonds

By Roland Murphy for the Arizona Builders Exchange On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters across the state will hit the polls decide the fates of more than $1B in K-12 education and BEX

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sonoran Corridor in Federal Funding Bill

By Patrick McNamara for Arizona Daily Star A major highway plan for Southern Arizona could be on track to receive federal funding. “This is a huge win for us that we were BEX

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Pima Prop Would Improve, Expand 48 Parks

By Patrick McNamara for Arizona Daily Star For many, their closest connection to local governments comes through the parks systems. Regional parks are where families come for BEX

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chandler to Get 83KSF Warehouse, Office

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange LGE Design Build will construct an 82,854SF warehouse and office building near Kyrene Road and Gila Springs Boulevard in BEX

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Schools Ask Voters to OK Bonds, Overrides

By Ricardo Cano for The Arizona Republic Voters in 28 Valley school districts will decide this November whether to approve funding for expenses like new schools, maintenance, BEX

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sun City Fire District Eyes $16M Bond

By Jeff Grant for Daily News-Sun Faced with few cash-raising options and a mounting list of capital expenses, the Sun City Fire & Medical Department is considering asking BEX

July 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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