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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

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

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

Proposed Glendale Light Rail Extension

By Jeff Grant for Daily News-Sun Valley Metro and Glendale officials continue to hear pros and cons from the public on a possible extension of light rail service into the BEX

September 7, 2015 // 0 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

PHX Gets 467-Unit Mixed-Use Project

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Central and Pierson will see two new mixed-use buildings totaling 467 residential units and 19,748SF of commercial and BEX

August 11, 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

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

Glendale Light Rail Set for 2016 Decision

By Jeff Grant for Daily News Sun Three potential routes remain under study for extending Valley Metro’s light-rail line from west Phoenix into downtown Glendale by the year BEX

July 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

No Streetcar in Tempe Improvement Plan

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Tempe City Council has directed the removal of the city’s streetcar project from its Infrastructure Improvement Plan BEX

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mixed-Use Project to Central Phoenix

By Philip Haldiman for Rose Law Group Reporter A 4-story, 90-unit project is in the works in the Eastlake Park district of central Phoenix. The site plan for The Presidential BEX

April 22, 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

Glendale Light Rail Link Considered

By Jeff Grant for YourWestValley.com Valley Metro is continuing to study extension of its light rail system into the downtown Glendale area, though the arrival of service — BEX

April 9, 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

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

Court OKs Mesa Light Rail Extension

By Maria Polletta for The Arizona Republic After more than a year of legal challenges that reached Arizona’s highest court, Mesa has the final go-ahead to implement a BEX

March 6, 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

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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Mesa Light Rail to Gilbert Road Coming Into Focus

By Gary Nelson for The Arizona Republic Photo Credit: Light Rail Connect Nothing is in concrete yet, but Mesa is beginning to get a clearer picture of the possible timing and BEX

September 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

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