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COVID-19 News Round-up for September 25

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Double-dip Recession Possible Without New Stimulus  The U.S. economy is at a crossroads, with some analysts saying a failure BEX

September 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 22

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Will Latest Stimulus Proposal Stop Housing Crisis?  The $1.5B bipartisan stimulus proposal from the bipartisan House Problem Solvers BEX

September 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Phoenix #2 in Data Center Growth

Source: JLL  COVID-19’s impact on public safety and stay-home orders drove significant demand for immediate digital connectivity around the world. JLL’s 2020 Mid-Year BEX

September 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 18

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Florence Offers “Returning Stronger” Grants  Florence businesses have until October 31st to apply to the town for grants to BEX

September 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

ADOT Opening Additional 2021-2025 Plan

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation  The Arizona Department of Transportation will open an additional comment period for the revised 2021-2025 Tentative BEX

September 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 15

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Yuma County to Contribute to State Relief Fund  The Yuma County Board of Supervisors voted to fund a state-sponsored relief grant BEX

September 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Gilbert Surf Park Delayed Again

By Cecilia Chan for Gilbert Sun News  A much-ballyhooed 25-acre water park in Gilbert touting technology that can create ocean waves for surfing in the desert is delayed BEX

September 15, 2020 // 1 Comment

Dollar Stores Show E-commerce Resilience

By Les Shaver for GlobeSt.com  While many CRE sectors and product types have floundered after COVID-19 hit, one industry has continued to flourish.  In the second BEX

September 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 11

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Republican Stimulus Proposal Includes 2nd PPP, New Protections Small businesses could see a second round of Paycheck Protection Program BEX

September 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 8

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Many Businesses Opting Out of Payroll Tax Deferral  The decision to let employers defer payroll taxes is part of the Trump BEX

September 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ariz. Headed for Faster Recovery

By Victoria Harker for Chamber Business News  Arizona is positioned for a faster economic recovery than the rest of the nation, and with some strategic moves on the part of BEX

September 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 4

Economic News  Pandemic Exposes Stress in Commercial Property Financing  The severity of the COVID-19 crisis has revealed extreme stresses in one of its primary sources BEX

September 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 1

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  New PPP Rules Could Change Forgiveness Calculations  New rules issued by the Small Business Administration could make some Paycheck BEX

September 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lessons Learned from a Land Use Lifesaver

By Adam Baugh for Withey Morris PLC  At the beginning of COVID, when the world suddenly halted in March, my children and I decided to build a bike shed.  It was a great BEX

September 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 28

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Scottsdale Still Accepting Reimbursement Applications  Small businesses in Scottsdale can receive up to $5K in reimbursement grants for BEX

August 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Contracts in the COVID Era

By David A. Blake for GlobeSt.com  Those entering into new construction contracts should include custom language addressing the parties’ respective rights and BEX

August 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 25

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  $730M Coming to 90K Displaced Ariz. Workers  Nearly 100,000 Arizonans who have lost jobs during the pandemic are about to finally BEX

August 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

ADOT Announces Disparity Study Finalization

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation  The Arizona Department of Transportation has finalized the Disparity Study report and the Federal Highway BEX

August 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 21

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Three Tax Breaks for Liquidity During Crisis  Wading through the tax legislation implications of the 2017 tax reform and 2020 CARES BEX

August 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 18

Economic News  Online Shopping & Delivery Squeezes Landlords  Digital grocery sales have soared, but potential aftershocks are significant for smaller tenants BEX

August 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

Project Wants Mesa to Become ‘Surf City’

By Jim Walsh for East Valley Tribune  A developer already has “Surf Mesa’’ tee-shirts printed, hoping that his proposed two-acre “surf lagoon” turns into a BEX

August 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

Uncertainty Forces Economic Developers to Pivot

By Rebekah Morris for AZBEX  The diversity of East Valley cities was on full display at the August 12th, 2020 Leading Market Series discussion hosted by BEX. Economic BEX

August 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 14

Economic News  80 Percent of Retail Tenants Paid July Rent  Fewer than 60 percent of national brand retail tenants paid their rents in May, but 80 percent mailed BEX

August 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 News Round-up for August 11

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Phoenix Has $9M+ Left for Business Grants  With more than $9M still left sitting idle in a Phoenix grant program set up to help small BEX

August 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

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