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Sonoran Corridor Would Have $32B Impact

By Patrick McNamara for Arizona Daily Star A report on the possible economic impacts of a proposed connection between interstates 10 and 19 says the new highway would provide BEX

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Road Funding Depends on Public Support

By Rodney Haas for Casa Grande Dispatch When it comes to transportation needs in the area, a state lawmaker Oct. 8 told a group of local leaders it all comes down to how much BEX

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

GCU Drops Mesa Campus Plan – for Now

By Maria Polletta for The Arizona Republic Grand Canyon University has dropped plans to open a sizable satellite campus in southeast Mesa next fall, opting to concentrate on BEX

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Yuma Unveils Infill Incentive Program

By Joyce Lobeck for Yuma Sun A house under construction on a lot off Avenue A has already been sold and the builder intends to develop new homes on eight other lots, all left BEX

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Glendale Airport’s Growth Taking Off

By Steven Totten for Phoenix Business Journal The Glendale Municipal Airport has spent this past year making major improvements throughout its space, especially for pilots BEX

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Experts Talk Transportation, Development

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Investment in transportation fuels development investment across the board, but figuring out funding for transportation BEX

September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Stitch Fix to Open PHX Distribution Center

By Eric Jay Toll for Phoenix Business Journal Online subscription service Stitch Fix will open a 365KSF distribution center in west Phoenix near the future Interstate 10-Loop BEX

September 4, 2015 // 2 Comments

Voters to Decide Phoenix Prop 104

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Voters head to the polls today to decide Prop 104, a decision which will influence the Valley’s light rail and BEX

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Light Rail a Catalyst for Mesa Growth

Source: Lavidge The first extension of metro Phoenix’s Valley Metro light rail system will arrive in downtown Mesa Aug. 22, six months ahead of schedule and setting a BEX

August 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

I-11 Crucial to Sun Corridor Development

By Kevin Reagan for Casa Grande Dispatch There are 11 regions in the United States currently defined as megapolitan. The Arizona Sun Corridor, stretching from Phoenix to BEX

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Light Rail Drives $8.2B in Development

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Phoenix Metro area has received more than $8.2B in private and public development along the 20 miles of light rail since BEX

July 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

UA Expands in Downtown Phoenix

By Stephanie Innes for Arizona Daily Star The University of Arizona has a large and expanding health and science presence worth nearly $1B per year on prime property in BEX

July 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Roosevelt Row Businesses May Get a Boost

Source: AZRE A group of business and property owners are collaborating to implement a $375K business improvement district in the Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill area of BEX

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Surprise Loses Fight for Downtown Land

By Garrett Mitchell for The Arizona Republic The possibility of a lengthy, expensive court fight over vacant land envisioned as the future downtown of Surprise has been BEX

July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Plan Asks Voters to Envision PHX’s Future

By Brenna Goth at The Arizona Republic The Phoenix of today might be unrecognizable over the next few decades, as a generation yet to be born relies on walking to work, BEX

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Uber Expands in Phoenix with New Center

By Jesse A. Millard for Phoenix Business Journal Ride-sharing company Uber opened a second Phoenix office in downtown Phoenix Thursday, where it will create hundreds of jobs. BEX

June 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

Chandler to Lay Out Economic Incentives

By Chris Coppola for The Arizona Republic Chandler is preparing to pay more than $2M in taxpayer funds to two corporate giants as part of an agreement that promised the BEX

June 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Avondale OKs $2M Impact Fee Incentive

Source: City of Avondale The Avondale City Council has approved the creation of a development impact fee incentive program that would be used to help spur residential BEX

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

PHX EDV Office Launches New Website

Source: City of Phoenix Experience the Community & Economic Development Department’s (CED) new branded online presence. CED’s newly launched website BEX

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Comcast to Add 1,125 Jobs in Tucson

By Gabriela Rico for Arizona Daily Star Calling it a “huge economic win for Arizona,” Gov. Doug Ducey praised the addition of 1,125 new jobs in Tucson announced May 21 by BEX

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Arizona Gets a ‘C’ on Its Infrastructure

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Recently, the Arizona section of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the statewide report card for BEX

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Healthcare Part of Metrocenter Redux

Photo courtesy of GPE Commercial Advisors By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Once a national flagship for retail space in city environments, Metrocenter in BEX

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Warehouse District Becomes Salvage Yard

By Laura Burnett for AZRE The downtown Phoenix Warehouse District is no longer just for storage. The area from Jefferson to Grant streets, between 7th Avenue and 7th Street, BEX

May 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

TREO, Eloy Establish New Pinal County FTZ

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO), in partnership with the City of Eloy, announced that the United States BEX

May 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

McDowell Corridor Continues Resurgence

By Beth Duckett for The Arizona Republic Scottsdale has ramped up efforts to spur revitalization in the 8-square-mile corridor south of Osborn Road, which includes BEX

May 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

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