Ak-Chin Archives

Delia Carlyle – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Delia Carlyle – Councilwoman, Ak-Chin Indian Commuinity Carlyle is the first Native American woman inducted into the Arizona Democratic Hall of Fame; served as chairwoman of Arizona Indian Gaming Association; and was the first recipient of the Phyllis Bigpond Lifetime Achievement Award.  Greatest accomplishment: “My long-term service to my community and my children and grandchildren.” Surprising… Read More →

New to Market: Quail Run Building Material

Quail Run, WEB
by in Industrial | New to Market

When Douglas Stroh, principal of Stroh Architecture, was awarded the job to design a new manufacturing facility for Quail Run Building Materials in the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s Santa Cruz Commerce Center, he knew he had unique opportunity. Quail Run, which has outgrown its current Phoenix location and is now owned by Ak-Chin, manufactures cold-formed steel… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community Invests $10M in Maricopa

by in Education | Featured

During the May 7 Maricopa City Council meeting, Mayor Christian Price announced that the Ak-Chin Indian Community would be making an investment of $10 million in Maricopa. Of the $10 million investment, $2.6 million will support the Maricopa Unified School District and $7.4 million will be allocated to the operation of the City of Maricopa’s… Read More →

Ak-Chin Awards Contracts To AJP Electric, Pioneer Builders For Regional Airport Renovations

Ak-Chin Regional Airport

The Ak-Chin Community Council awarded the contract for the renovation of the Ak-Chin Regional Airport, formerly Phoenix Regional Airport, to a joint venture between AJP Electric and Pioneer Builders, both of Phoenix. Renovations will include improvements to the 5,000-foot runway and taxiway; installation of new lighting; and upgrades to the Fixed Base Operations (FBO) building.… Read More →