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MAG Syncs Up Transit Projects, Funding

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) held a mid-phase transportation funding public meeting April 27. Presentations BEX

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Experts Discuss PHX Economic Development

By Matthew Roy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange More than 300 Commercial Real Estate professionals packed a full house at the JW Marriott Camelback Gold Club in Scottsdale BEX

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

McDowell Corridor Development Abounds

By Matthew Roy for Arizona Builders Exchange Construction crews will commemorate yet another milestone today as the Skysong 4 project gets “topped out,” which is, BEX

April 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Peoria Markets Development Opportunities

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Peoria Economic Development Team will host a forum to showcase upwards of 20 development opportunities within BEX

March 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX Council Moves to Bolster Light Rail

By Matthew Roy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Phoenix City Council voted March 2 to adopt a trio of ordinances pertinent to the future of light rail in the city. One BEX

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Grants Help ADOT Move Arizona Forward

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation An upgrade to high-efficiency LED lighting in a US 60 tunnel east of the Phoenix area. A long-sought bridge to carry SR 347 over BEX

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX Adds Staff to Handle Development

By Matthew Roy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Phoenix City Council approved the Planning and Development Department’s request to add 19 new staff positions, a move BEX

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Phoenix Issues RFP for Camelback Parcel

By Matthew Roy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Phoenix last week issued a Request for Proposals to develop an oddly shaped little patch of land next to the BEX

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Phoenix Lands Fortune 1000 Company HQ

By Eric Jay Toll for Phoenix Business Journal A Fortune 1000 company headquarters is relocating to Phoenix. Carlisle Cos. Inc., now based in Charlotte, is moving more than BEX

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Businesses Get Big Boost from ADOT ‘Expo’

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange If you have a small, minority-owned or other qualifying company, ADOT and the State of Arizona want to do business with you; BEX

February 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

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