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Maricopa’s rebound continues with Edison Pointe groundbreaking

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Back in the depths of the Great Recession, Maricopa was in the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons, including being dubbed “A Paradise Lost” by the Wall Street Journal due to all the abandoned home developments. Now this booming city of 50,000 is once again the state’s fastest growing community, and also boasts one… Read More →

Which cities are Golden Prospector Award winners?

Arizona Association for Economic Development

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) presented 11 Golden Prospector Awards and seven Golden Prospector Awards of Merit recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development. The Town of Gilbert won four Golden Prospector Awards for its “Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report,” special events “Business Walk” and “Red Carpet Tour & Mayor’s Economic Forecast,” and… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino plans multi-million dollar expansion

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Chairman Louis J. Manuel, Jr., members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council as well as representatives from the Community recently announced plans for a multi-million dollar expansion at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. With initial work to begin in spring 2016, the expansion is expected to include a spa, a conference center with multi-use ballroom space,… Read More →

Maricopa names Denyse Airheart to development post

Denyse Airheart has been named Interim Director of Economic Development for the City of Maricopa. In this role Airheart is responsible for attracting new industry, business, and investments to the City of Maricopa and coordinating economic development activities with other City divisions, departments, and the community. “I am pleased to have Denyse Airheart join our… Read More →

Denyse Airheart joins City of Maricopa executive team

Denyse Airheart has been named Interim Director of Economic Development for the City of Maricopa. In this role Denyse is responsible for attracting new industry, business, and investments to the City of Maricopa and coordinating economic development activities with other City divisions, departments, and the community. “I am pleased to have Denyse Airheart join our… Read More →