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Three 2021 Growth Trends to Watch in Surprise

By Jeanine Jerkovic for City of Surprise  When you’re a city called “Surprise,” it’s safe to say that constant change is a bit of a norm, however 2020 accelerated BEX

January 8, 2021 // 0 Comments

Axon Seeks $9.4M Deal from Scottsdale

By Wayne Schutsky for Scottsdale Progress  Scottsdale has reached a preliminary agreement with Axon to reimburse the body camera manufacturer over $9M in infrastructure BEX

August 25, 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

Avondale Seeking Mixed-Use Ideas

By Corina Vanek for Phoenix Business Journal  The City of Avondale is seeking ideas from private developers about how to best develop 34 acres of city-owned land into a BEX

July 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Putting the West Valley into Major Growth Mode

By Erin Thornburn for AZ Big Media  Remember the lyrics from Janet Jackson’s “Love Would Never Do (Without You)?”  “They said it wouldn’t last. We had to prove BEX

July 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

Electric Car Company Looking at Arizona

By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa for Pinal Central  Another electric vehicle company was scouting for locations for a factory and technical center in Arizona last week and Casa BEX

June 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Where to Put 1 Million New Residents?

By Catherine Reagor for The Arizona Republic Metro Phoenix is expected to grow by 1 million people during the next decade. That will be like adding a city the size of San BEX

January 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Light Rail Anniversary Casts Light on Area Growth

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Despite ongoing challenges and concerns in various parts of the Valley, the economic growth generated as a byproduct of the BEX

December 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Stanton Touts $200M Innovation Center

By Jesse A. Millard for AZ Big Media Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton touted the most recent milestone reached on a $200M ASU-Mayo Health Solutions Innovation Center during his BEX

March 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

GPLETs Face Scrutiny, Changes at Legislature

By Mike Sunnucks for Phoenix Business Journal The Arizona Legislature is again looking at property tax breaks cities give to developers and businesses. That includes changing BEX

January 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

“Mesa Plays” Revives Sports Complex Push

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Halloween has passed, but one project thought dead for more than a year has returned from the grave. Unlike typical zombies, BEX

November 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

Farmers Look to Develop 860 Acres, Leave Area

By Lily Altavena for The Arizona Republic As he looks out at acre after acre of his dairy farm, Jim Boyle Jr. is not wistful at the idea of leaving the land his family BEX

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

What is the Hottest Intersection?

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange When navigating in an urban environment, intersections are your best points of reference. The same is true when navigating BEX

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

CG Council Approves Dreamport Agreement

By Kevin Reagan for Casa Grande Dispatch The Casa Grande City Council expressed optimism as it gave final approval for a development agreement meant to spur construction of BEX

September 8, 2017 // 2 Comments

CG Considering $124M Dreamport Tax Rebate

By Heather Smathers for Casa Grande Dispatch A proposed amusement park and retail hub stands to receive $124M in sales tax rebates from the city. Dreamport Villages, a BEX

August 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

NE PHX Quietly Abuzz with Development

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange For years Downtown Phoenix and anything near the light rail line have gotten the lion’s share of coverage when it comes to BEX

June 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

New UPS Hub To Add Ecommerce Capacity

Source: UPS Last week UPS announced plans for a new package processing hub in Goodyear, near the Loop 303 Freeway and I-10. Ecommerce already has changed the local landscape BEX

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHX Named 5th Largest/Fastest Growing City

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton let the news slip at the Bisnow Phoenix New Construction and Development event earlier this month BEX

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHX is a Triumph, but Challenges Remain

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Anyone looking for negativity or opposition to the bustling pace of development in Phoenix’s Downtown – or anywhere else BEX

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gilbert Could Get $18M Parking Upgrade

By Jessica Boehm for The Arizona Republic Gilbert‘s trendy dining district could soon offer a second parking garage with valet service and street upgrades that would BEX

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

City of Eloy Invests Big in City Hall

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Skydiving. A large private prison. While those are the thoughts most commonly associated with the City of Eloy, the current BEX

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Peoria Increasingly Appealing for Dev.

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The stereotype rooted in many people’s minds when thinking of Peoria is still one of retirees, isolated and aging BEX

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

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