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Light Rail Anniversary Casts Light on Area Growth

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Despite ongoing challenges and concerns in various parts of the Valley, the economic growth generated as a byproduct of the BEX

December 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Is Grand Canal Redevelopment Building Steam?

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Recent commercial real estate movements in the area of 12th Street and The Grand Canal have tongues wagging and rumors BEX

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The economy is strong on paper with excellent stats on stocks and employment, even if the benefits the average American BEX

December 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Farmers Look to Develop 860 Acres, Leave Area

By Lily Altavena for The Arizona Republic As he looks out at acre after acre of his dairy farm, Jim Boyle Jr. is not wistful at the idea of leaving the land his family BEX

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

CG Considering $124M Dreamport Tax Rebate

By Heather Smathers for Casa Grande Dispatch A proposed amusement park and retail hub stands to receive $124M in sales tax rebates from the city. Dreamport Villages, a BEX

August 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

ASU Awarded $4M for Solar Solutions

By Saundra Wilson for Phoenix Business Journal Six projects out of Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering won awards from the U.S. Department of BEX

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Goldman Sachs, Stadium Structuring Agent

Source: Phoenix Rising Football Club Continuing its push for a Major League Soccer expansion team, Phoenix Rising Football Club has announced that Goldman Sachs has been BEX

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

FAA OKs Phx-Mesa Gateway Airport’s Dev. Plan

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange When the federal government turned the former Williams Air Force Base over to the now Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport BEX

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Peoria Increasingly Appealing for Dev.

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The stereotype rooted in many people’s minds when thinking of Peoria is still one of retirees, isolated and aging BEX

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

ASU Looks to Expand Leadership in Bioscience

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Even though it does not feature a medical school, Arizona State University is making progress toward becoming one of the BEX

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

2016 Year in Review

By Eric Jay Toll for Phoenix Business Journal Looking back, 2016 is the year of the economic development deal in Phoenix. There’s no question about it on the economy beat. BEX

December 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

2017 Economic Outlook: Optimism in the Air

By Chris Flora for Inside Tucson Business Ahead of an annual economic outlook luncheon hosted by the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, experts say there are BEX

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Details of Monsanto Deal with Pima County

By Murphy Woodhouse for Arizona Daily Star After months of private negotiations, the details of Pima County’s deal with agribusiness giant Monsanto are now public. BEX

November 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Raytheon Announces Tucson Expansion

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Raytheon announced last week it plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations and add nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile BEX

November 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rep. Thornberry: Keep Tucson’s A-10s Flying

By David Wichner for Arizona Daily Star The venerable A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, has won a powerful new ally in BEX

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Caterpillar Will Grow in Tucson, VP Says

By Gabriela Rico for Arizona Daily Star The choice of Tucson for a Caterpillar Inc. regional headquarters was made with the intent to grow locally for the long haul, a BEX

September 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

AZBEX Public Works Conference Oct. 5

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Next month, hundreds of project opportunities will be on display from fifteen different public owners at the first-ever BEX

September 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT to Hold Small Biz & DBE Conference

Source: ADOT An Arizona Department of Transportation conference in October will help owners of small businesses and those qualifying for ADOT’s Disadvantaged Business BEX

September 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

More F-16 Fighter Jets Landing in Tucson

By David Wichner for Arizona Daily Star Tucson stands to gain up to 48 F-16 fighter jets in the next couple of years as the Air Force makes room for the next-generation F-35 BEX

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Phoenix Aims for Walkable Downtown

By Fara Illich for dtphx.org The sound of the wind rustling in the trees, a waft of something delicious, the clink of glasses, a smile from a stranger — all of these BEX

July 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tempe Nixes High-Rise Student Housing

By Sonja Haller for The Arizona Republic As the Tempe skyline continues to grow, there is one type of high-rise that city leaders don’t want to see: student housing. The BEX

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Community Mobilized by ’19 North’ Team

Source: 19 North Alliance The 19 North area encompasses Montebello toDunlap along the 19th Avenue light rail extension andsurrounding neighborhoods. Credit: Google Maps A BEX

July 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

No Slow Down Downtown

By David Pittman for BizTucson Streetcar Continues to Draw Investors, Development Downtown Tucson continues to be a hub of activity and redevelopment as 22 new residential BEX

June 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

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