Ak-Chin Archives

Construction on tribal lands: Ready, set, build

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There are 22 federally recognized Native American tribes, communities and nations within Arizona’s borders, encompassing thousands of acres of protected or preserved land across the state. While some areas may never be available for development because of cultural ties to the tribes, a lot of opportunity for future projects exist. Knowing how to develop on… Read More →

Delia Carlyle – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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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

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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

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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

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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 →