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Freeport-McMoRan grant empowers women

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Experience Matters, an organization that is creating a stronger, more vibrant community by connecting the skill and passion of experienced adults with nonprofits that need their help, announced today it has received a grant of $60,000 from Freeport-McMoRan. The grant, which will be matched by local resources for a total value of $120,000, will be… Read More →

Bioscience innovators will pitch at White Hat Investors

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Bioindustry Associations from across the Rocky Mountain Southwest Region are coming together to present an opportunity for Angels, Venture Capitalists and Strategic Investors to connect with the biotech and healthcare investment opportunities from across the Rocky Mountain Southwest states at White Hat Investors 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona on September 17 and 18, 2014. “The West… Read More →

Luke AFB Leases Land to APS for Solar Plant

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Luke Air Force Base and the state’s largest electric utility provider, Arizona Public Service, have partnered on a new solar power plant to be built on 100 acres of land located on the Base. Construction of the 10-megawatt facility – part of the APS AZ Sun Program – is expected to begin in the fourth… Read More →

Goodyear is U.S.’ 6th fastest-growing city

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The city of Goodyear is the sixth fastest-growing city in the United States, according to rankings released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. The Census Bureau ranked the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with San Marcos, Texas coming in as No. 1. The town of Gilbert, which came in at No. 12,… Read More →

OneRoof Energy Expands Phoenix Call Center

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OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc., announced today that it plans to triple its existing call center from 40 full time employees to 120 full time employees, adding 80 jobs to the Phoenix market over the next twelve months. The call center expansion is necessary to… Read More →

Apple Manufacturing Plant Brings 1,300 Construction Jobs to Valley

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Apple Inc. says it will open a manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa that will eventually employ 700 workers. About 1,300 construction jobs will also be created as the First Solar plant designed to make thin-film solar panels is converted. The company sold the plant last month. “Apple’s presence in the region will… Read More →

LPC Developments Bring 5,000 Jobs to West Valley

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Just two weeks after unveiling its plans to develop a major new business park in Goodyear, Ariz., Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has announced another new business park project, 10 Lincoln. 10 Lincoln will total more than 1 MSF on 72 acres. The development consists of five buildings ranging in size from 80 KSF to 500 KSF, with anticipated… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Bell Lexus Brings 95 jobs, Projects $90M in First-Year Sales

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A new luxury car dealership on Scottsdale Road south of Loop 101 will open Monday, Sept. 30. Bell Lexus North Scottsdale, a new 103,000-square-foot facility at the southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard, is expected to employ 95 people. The dealer is projecting $90 million in sales its first year. “This is a crucial… Read More →

Andy Kroot Completes Redesign by Goodwill of Central Arizona Lease in San Tan

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September 16, 2013 by in Brokerage | Job Creation | Retail

Andy Kroot with Velocity Retail Group, LLC announced Goodwill of Central Arizona has signed a new lease in the San Tan Village Furniture Shopping Center – located just west of the northwest corner of Loop 202 Freeway and SanTan Village Parkway in Gilbert, Ariz. This is now the third Redesign by Goodwill store in the greater Phoenix area, where shoppers… Read More →

Construction Spending Rises 0.6 Percent in July

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The nation’s builders were busy in July as construction spending increased 0.6 percent to $900.8 billion—the largest upswing in four years—according to the Sept. 3 report by the U.S. Commerce Department. Nonresidential construction spending also rose 0.6 percent in July, but is down 0.8 percent compared to one year ago. Private nonresidential construction spending grew… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Sales of 416SF & 6000SF Net-Leased Properties

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Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, the nation’s largest real estate investment services firm, has announced the sale of Service King, a 4,216-square foot net-leased property located in Peoria, AZ, according to Donald D. Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset sold for $1,351,251. Chris Doty, a net leased Specialist in… Read More →

Mark-Taylor, Kitchell Break Ground On Southern Arizona Development

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  A year after opening two successful multi-family developments in Maricopa County, the joint venture of Mark-Taylor and Kitchell has embarked on a unique mixed-use development that brings out the best of their combined experience and utilizes the gorgeous backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The 24-acre development in Oro Valley, being called “San Dorado,”… Read More →

New Construction Starts To Climb 6% in 2013, According To McGraw Hill Construction

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  New construction starts are forecast to rise 6% this year to $506B, according to the Midyear Update to the 2013 Construction Outlook from McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. This is the same rate of increase for total construction starts that was predicted last October, and follows the 8% gain that… Read More →

Construction Unemployment Hits 9.1%, Lowest July Mark Since 2008

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  The unemployment rate for construction workers fell to the lowest July level in five years last month, even though employment has stagnated in the past four months, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged Washington leaders to act on stalled infrastructure funding measures… Read More →