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AZ Regulators OK $2B SunZia Power Lines

By Tony Davis for Arizona Daily Star The $2B, 515-mile-long SunZia power line project got a big boost Wednesday from the Arizona Corporation Commission, which voted 3-2 to BEX

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

2016 a Year of Re-Evaluation for MCCCD

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The recently announced lease of new space for the Maricopa Corporate College (AZBEX, Jan. 5) comes as the Maricopa County BEX

January 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX’s 35-Year Transportation Plan Starts

Source: City of Phoenix Phoenix’s transportation system will see a new investment on Jan. 1, 2016, when the voter-approved citywide Transportation 2050 (T2050) plan BEX

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mesa Sets RFP for ‘Signature Development’

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Mesa has issued an RFP to redevelop approximately 2.5 acres at the northwest corner of Country Club Drive and BEX

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

TIGER Grants Awarded for Two AZ Projects

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants to BEX

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Metrocenter a Model for Infill Development

By Eric Jay Toll for Phoenix Business Journal Metrocenter Mall may be the future face of enclosed mall renaissance and urban infill. Carlyle Group, owners of the massive BEX

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Retail Rising Ahead of Year-End Surge

Source: Colliers International The Greater Phoenix retail market continued its modest recovery during the third quarter. Net absorption was positive, driving the overall BEX

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gilbert EDV Efforts Foster Continued Growth

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Gilbert continues to thrive as one of Arizona’s growth leaders, according to the town’s Office of Economic Development BEX

October 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

PHX to Determine Fate of RoRo District

By Jessica Swarner for Downtown Devil Roosevelt Row is one step closer to having its own business improvement district as the Downtown, Aviation, and Redevelopment BEX

October 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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

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