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Maricopa County Building Permits Up

Source: Maricopa County Planning and Development  There’s not a lot of good economic news out there these days, but data from Maricopa County Planning and Development BEX

June 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

Big Population Gains Posted Across the Valley

By Farah Eltohamy for Cronkite News  Buckeye got bumped from the top spot for population growth rate in 2019, but its 56.6 percent population increase since 2010 was still BEX

May 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Preparing for Eventual Construction Downturn

By Rebekah Morris for AZBEX  Business as usual will not last long. As Arizona construction projects continue for the most part, a near total economic shutdown is happening BEX

May 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ariz. Economy May Expect Solid Recovery

By George W. Hammond for AZ Big Media  There is still a huge amount of uncertainty about the future of the outbreak and the economic impacts on the Arizona economy BEX

April 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

Phoenix Cranes Up, Balanced Across Sectors

By BEX Staff for AZBEX   According to the latest biannual “RLB Crane Index” from construction monitoring and advisory firm Rider Levett Bucknall, cranes visible BEX

April 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

Cities Brace for Pandemic Impacts

By Jen Fifield for The Arizona Republic  Up until this month, many Arizona cities were riding high on good times.  Populations were growing, jobs were booming, and cash BEX

March 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

Mayor: Casa Grande is Booming

By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa for Casa Grande Dispatch Casa Grande is booming and the future is bright, Mayor Craig McFarland said at his annual state of the city address. City BEX

March 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Bill Aims to Promote Rural Area Growth

By Bennito L. Kelty for Yuma Sun Officials are keeping a close eye on Arizona House Bill 2814, with the hopes of alleviating the inequality between rural and urban economic BEX

March 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Enough Junky Buildings, Mesa Decides

By Gary Nelson for East Valley Tribune Back in the day when Mesa first appointed a citizens advisory panel to evaluate the appearance of new buildings in the city, they named BEX

December 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

ASU Develops Concrete to Speed Up Construction

Source: AZ Big Media An Arizona State University engineering professor is trying to promote a method of speeding up the Valley’s endless construction projects that can BEX

November 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tempe Balances Community with Sustain. Growth

By Nick Serpa for Chamber Business News As more and more companies continue to expand their operations in Tempe  – such as State Farm, which recently announced its BEX

September 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Rosemont Mine Delays Will Cost Jobs

By Tony Davis for Arizona Daily Star A local pro-mining group scheduled a mining appreciation event for October, expected to draw at least 450 people paying tribute to an BEX

August 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Business as Usual Between Canada and Arizona

By Nick Esquer for Chamber Business News Last year, Maricopa County saw the largest population increase of any county in the United States, adding another 81,244 residents to BEX

August 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

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

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