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Preliminary CIP Totals Show 6 Percent Increase

By Rebekah Morris for AZBEX  The top 10 Capital Improvement Programs (CIP) in Arizona total $22.5B, a 6.01 percent year-over-year increase over last year’s BEX

June 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Phx Voters Support Light Rail, Defeat Prop. 105

Source: Valley Metro Voters in Phoenix defeated an initiative that would have ended all light rail construction, prohibited future rail investment and returned billions in BEX

August 30, 2019 // 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

Approved CIPs Show Sustained Growth in Sector

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The final tally is coming in for this year’s budget season, namely, the Capital Improvement Plans for major BEX

September 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Council Considers Tempe Crossroads

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Tempe Crossroads, a new mixed-use development planned at the NWC of South Terrace Road and East Orange Street, is scheduled BEX

August 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

Affordable & Luxury Meet at 17th & Camelback

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange An intersection that could once only be (charitably) described as, “Gritty,” is the latest planned development spot BEX

April 10, 2018 // 4 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

553KSF Distribution Center Planned

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Another company is looking to capitalize on the logistical advantages the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway will bring to the BEX

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Senior Dev Planned Near Future Light Rail Line

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Even though the South Central Light Rail Extension is still in the design phase and won’t be in operation until 2023, at BEX

January 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Downtown PHX Light Rail Hub Details

By Tristan Ettleman for The Arizona Republic New light-rail stations connecting the current line with future lines that will go south and west are coming to downtown BEX

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHX Releases 1st Progress Report on T2050

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Phoenix has released its first progress report detailing plans launched and goals met during the Transportation BEX

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mesa Ponders Transit Options

By Gary Nelson for East Valley Tribune The East Valley’s growing network of trains and trolleys could grow even more thanks to recent action by the Mesa City Council. BEX

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

State of the City Holds Interest for A/E/C

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Heaven knows there’s nothing like reporting on political sniping or speculating about leaders’ next career moves, but in BEX

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHX OKs Next Step of S. Central Light Rail

Source: City of Phoenix The South Central Light Rail Extension project is moving forward to final design. Last week, the Phoenix City Council approved a $50M agreement with BEX

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Alliance to Develop Broadstone Apts

Source: Business Real Estate Weekly of Arizona Alliance Residential Co. plans to develop a 200-unit luxury apartment complex at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and BEX

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Transportation Evolution Brings Opportunity

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Even though Metro Phoenix is, arguably, second only to Greater Los Angeles as America’s most entrenched “car city,” BEX

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

T2050 Moves Phx Transportation Forward

Source: City of Phoenix Phoenix is quickly implementing its transportation plan. It has been one year since the voter-approved Phoenix Transportation 2050 plan went into BEX

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Stantec to Design Tempe Streetcar

Source: City of Tempe Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. has been named to provide design services for the $177M Tempe Streetcar project, according to a joint announcement BEX

December 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tempe Seeks to Boost Streetcar Appeal

By Chris Coppola for The Arizona Republic The vision for Tempe’s $177M proposed downtown streetcar line includes hybrid cars that use batteries to avoid overhead wires BEX

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

CMAR Set for 50th Street Light Rail Station

Source: Valley Metro The Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors unanimously approved Stacy and Witbeck, Inc. as the Construction Manager At-Risk (CMAR) for the new 50th Street BEX

August 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Community Mobilized by ’19 North’ Team

Source: 19 North Alliance The 19 North area encompasses Montebello toDunlap along the 19th Avenue light rail extension andsurrounding neighborhoods. Credit: Google Maps A BEX

July 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Glendale Council Backs Light-Rail Route

By Jeff Grant for Daily News-Sun The City Council, in a 4-3 vote, has endorsed a plan to extend Valley Metro’s light-rail network into downtown Glendale via a five-mile BEX

May 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Track for More Mesa Light Rail

By Maria Polletta for The Arizona Republic Preliminary construction work on the next leg of Mesa’s light rail line could begin as soon as August, according to city BEX

May 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

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