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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

Cities Fight Blight on Grand Avenue

By Whitney M. Woodworth for The Arizona Republic Once a lively thoroughfare welcoming commuters and visitors to the Valley, Grand Avenue has struggled with blight and growing BEX

April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Report: PHX Real Estate Market Expanding

By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Commercial real estate experts in Phoenix say that the market is expanding, and they are confident that the expansion will BEX

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Peoria Launches Old Town Revitalization

Map credit: City of Peoria Source: City of Peoria The City of Peoria recently developed a Commercial Revitalization Program encompassing a targeted area in Old Town Peoria. BEX

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Officials Promote Transportation Funding

By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Officials rode in a large-vehicle parade from Margaret T. Hance Park to Civic Space Park on April 9 in downtown Phoenix, a BEX

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

ADOT Drives AZ Economic Engine

By Joey Hancock & John Guzzon for ENR Southwest Arizona’s road authority, the Arizona Department of Transportation, helps propel the Southwest economy. While the BEX

April 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rail Extension Will Revive Downtown Mesa

By Maria Polletta for The Arizona Republic As officials and residents gathered to celebrate progress on the city’s 3.1-mile central Mesa light-rail extension March 23, BEX

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Carefree Town Center a Top Priority

By Beth Duckett for The Arizona Republic Carefree will continue its efforts to create a more vibrant town center and other goals under new leadership. Former Vice Mayor Les BEX

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

WV Needs Options for Young Workers

By Jeff Gibbs for The Arizona Republic The Phoenix area can expect to see more than 8,000 new apartment units constructed during 2015, ranking seventh among U.S. metro areas, BEX

March 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grand Ave Merchants Yet to Benefit

By Jesse A. Millard for Phoenix Business Journal The arts district on lower Grand Avenue — situated between Van Buren and Roosevelt streets — struggles to morph into an BEX

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Scottsdale Eyes McDowell Corridor Plan

By Terrance Thornton for Scottsdale Independent Scottsdale city staff are expected to present to city council a plan they say could help spur additional economic activity BEX

March 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mayor Makes Case for Light Rail Expansion

By Mike Sunnucks for Phoenix Business Journal For Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a proposed $17.5B sales tax measure to extend Valley Metro light rail to South Mountain, the BEX

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Metro Summit Highlights EDV Bounty

By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The site of the former greyhound-racing park at 38th Street and Washington in Phoenix is being actively marketed and the city BEX

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Light Rail Boosts Reuse, Development

Photo credit: Rachel Kettenhofen/Arizona Builder’s Exchange By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange There is lively interest among developers in revitalizing the BEX

March 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

PHX Rail Extension about Economic Growth

By Eric Jay Toll for Phoenix Business Journal Extending light rail isn’t about congestion relief, said state officials at the Arizona Forward “Who’s Driving BEX

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Transit Helped Tempe Get $600M Hub

By Parker Leavitt for The Arizona Republic Tempe’s public transportation network, which includes neighborhood shuttles, buses and light rail, played a major role in BEX

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Light Rail Propels $6.8B in Metro EDV

By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Economic development along the light rail in metro Phoenix is a testament to the success of public investment spurring private BEX

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

PHX Establishes Strategic EDV Fund

By Luci Scott for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Phoenix City Council took a big step toward boosting private development when it created a Strategic Economic Development BEX

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Apple May Get More Tax Breaks for Mesa Plant

By Mike Sunnucks for Phoenix Business Journal Republican leadership in the Arizona House of Representatives has introduced a new bill making sure Apple’s planned $2B BEX

February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mesa Council Debates Downtown Housing

By Maria Polletta for The Arizona Republic Mesa’s evolving downtown needs housing to thrive. On that much, the City Council agrees. But the vision for what that housing BEX

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

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