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Coyotes president LeBlanc ‘moving forward’ with new arena site

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The Coyotes moved one step closer to finding a new home Friday. In what he called “an update, not an announcement,” team president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc said the Coyotes have chosen a site for their new arena. LeBlanc would not disclose a specific location or timeline for the arena, but said more details would… Read More →

Glendale Chamber reaches 1,000 members

Westgate entertainment district

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce reached a momentous milestone, reaching and exceeding 1,000 members. “Achieving 1,000 plus members is a great accomplishment for our Chamber and community as a whole,” said Chamber President and CEO Robert Heidt. “We take great pride in the fact our members bear witness to the value in not only belonging to… Read More →

Cactus League names Jeff Meyer new president


Scottsdale businessman Jeff Meyer, long active in sports and tourism circles, has been elected President of the Cactus League Baseball Association. Meyer’s two-year volunteer term ends June 30, 2018. He has served on the Cactus League’s board for 17 years as a representative of the Scottsdale Charros. “I am honored and grateful for the opportunity… Read More →

LevRose real estate leases Glendale office space to DCS Vitaliy Vodolazskyy

LevRose Commercial Real Estate announced that the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) leased 36,000 square feet of office space at a downtown Glendale building located across from Murphy Park. LevRose Commercial Real Estate Partner Zak Kottler represented the landlord, the City of Glendale, during the lease negotiations. DCS represented itself in the transaction. The… Read More →

Defense department honors Glendale, Snell & Wilmer


Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that two employers in Arizona have been awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The City of Glendale and Snell & Wilmer LLP, a law firm based in Phoenix, were two of 15 employers from across the… Read More →

Glendale adds economic development talent

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The City of Glendale Office of Economic Development has a new talented team member to tout: Kristen Stephenson has joined the city as an Economic Development Specialist. Stephenson spent 12 years with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), where she provided crucial economic and competitive analyses, including tax policy, incentive analysis and economic impact modeling… Read More →

Coyotes move closer toward having an owner


The prospective owners of the Phoenix Coyotes have signed their lease agreement for Arena. Daryl Jones, partner with Renaissance Sports & Entertainment, tweeted on Monday that the lease agreement with the City of Glendale has been executed. The Glendale City Council approved a 15-year, $225 million arena lease deal with RSE during a special… Read More →

Terminix Bringing 300 Jobs to Glendale

Westgate Entertainment District

iStar Financial announced today that Terminix, the world’s largest pest control provider, will open a new customer care center at Westgate Entertainment District in October that will bring as many as 300 jobs to Arizona and help invigorate activity within the office buildings of the Entertainment District. At 32,800 square feet, the deal is the… Read More →

Glendale's Jingle Bell Rockin' Nights

Glendale's Jingle Bell Rockin' Nights
by in Play

Do you hear what I hear? There’s Christmas cheer on Jingle Bell Rockin’ Nights. The City of Glendale hosts the annual Glendale Glitters in Historic Downtown Glendale. It opened on November 25, 2011, and it is notably one of the main attractions in the area. However, the celebration has many other events involved. Downtown Glendale… Read More →

Two New Spring Training Stadiums Set To Debut In The West Valley

Two new spring training stadiums
by in AZ Business Magazine | Travel

With football, hockey, baseball and possibly USA Basketball joining the mix, the West Valley is becoming an active sports mecca for the rest of the Valley. Recent additions to this bustling hub of game activity are new Cactus League training facilities in Glendale and Goodyear that will come online for the 2009 spring training season.… Read More →