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Cashen signs two leases within their 1,700,000 SF portfolio

123rf:  Andriy Popov

The first lease was signed at Mesa Fiesta Center located at Alma School Road and the U.S. 60 in Mesa.  A 25,000 s.f., ten year lease was finalized with the Feed My Starving Children organization.  The charity feeds 1,000,000 starving children around the world each year in 70 countries.  In 2014, they had over 900,000… Read More →

Mt. Baker Vapor relocates to Mesa


Mt. Baker Vapor has officially announced their plans to relocate their operations from Bellingham, Wash. to Mesa after the introduction of legislation seeking taxation on the sale of their products, ultimately impacting Mt. Baker Vapor’s operations. Founded in March 2011, Mt. Baker Vapor has grown rapidly alongside the burgeoning vaping movement. They have the distinction… Read More →

City of Mesa streets get $4.5M improvements, Shao-Chun Wang

The Phoenix office of Skanska has started work on improvements to Broadway Road in Mesa, Ariz., from Power Road to Sossaman Road. The $4.5 million street and utility improvements project for the City of Mesa includes extensive storm drain and potable water upgrades to the existing system, widening an older roadway to accommodate heavier traffic… Read More →

GPE vice president appointed to Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM,
Vice President, 
GPE Commercial Advisors
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM, Vice President at GPE Commercial Advisors has been appointed to the City of Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board. The Economic Development Advisory Board acts as the advisory board to the Mesa City Council on matters pertaining to economic development, including goal setting, strategic planning, marketing and business recruitment, retention and expansion.… Read More →

Community project lays foundation for homeless, poverty-stricken

Save the Family, Valley Partnership, and Gorman & Co. saw a promising future for a large population of Mesa’s homeless and poverty-stricken community in the Escobedo at Verde Vista development.

Save the Family, Valley Partnership, and Gorman & Co. saw a promising future for Mesa’s homeless and poverty-stricken community in the Escobedo at Verde Vista development.

New to Market: The Landing at Gateway


The Landing at Gateway Developer: Streamline Construction and Development Corporation General Contractor: TBD Architect: Saemisch + Di Bella Architects Location: SEC of Power and Warner roads, Mesa, Ariz. Size: 520KSF Brokerage Firm: KW Commercial Value: $110M Estimated start and completion dates: May 2014 to December 2015 The Landing at Gateway is a development within a… Read More →

GPEC Earns Economic Development honor


Cited as one of the Best to Invest Top U.S. Groups of 2013, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has once again made Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking for top U.S. Economic Development Groups. “This recognition is a reflection of our elected and business leaders working together to promote Greater Phoenix and Arizona as business… Read More →

Top Things to Do This Week

Ballet Arizona
by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, which means that this weekend will have plenty of lovely events to attend. Watch the sad love story of “La Bayadère: The Temple Dancer” at Arizona Ballet or see the majestic Arabian Horse Show and be awed by the beautiful creatures. No matter what you do this weekend, make… Read More →

Apple brings 700 jobs to Valley manufacturing plant

Phil Schiller
by in Business News | Tech

Apple Inc. says it will open a manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa that will eventually employ 700 workers. “Apple’s presence in the region will be a game-changer for the Greater Phoenix area, its innovation landscape and future ability to attract other high-tech companies,” said GPEC President and CEO Barry Broome. “Between their… Read More →

GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee. Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman. “As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors… Read More →

New Cubs' Spring Training Facility Taking Shape In Mesa


  With spring training in the rearview mirror and the 2013 Major League Baseball season in full swing, work continues at a fever pitch at the Chicago Cubs Riverview Park facility in Mesa. The new facility, scheduled to be ready for the 2014 Cactus League season, is a collaborative effort by the City of Mesa… Read More →

Energy Consortium’s Roadmap puts state of path to build industry

srp installs solar energy systems
by in Business News | Energy

Imagine Arizona as the energy hub of the Southwest — where major regional transmission lines tie into infrastructure in the state and serve a growing regional demand for energy. Arizona would be a place where an increasing percentage of jobs are related to the energy industry, whether in manufacturing, generation, transmission, energy efficiency, service or… Read More →

Investor Completes $25M Purchase of Land in Former Williams Trade Zone in Mesa


  Private investor Buckeye Casa Grande LP assembled and purchased ±610 acres in Mesa along Ellsworth and Pecos roads, in the former Williams Trade Zone. Brent Moser, Mike Sutton and Brooks Griffith with Cassidy Turley Arizona’s Land Group represented the buyer during the transaction. The $25M sale included three parcels that were part of an… Read More →

Chicago Cubs, City Of Mesa Break Ground On Team's $99M Baseball Facility

Chicago Cubs - Riverview Park - City of Mesa

The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played Tuesday night in Kansas City, but there were plenty of heavy hitters present Wednesday morning as the Chicago Cubs and the City of Mesa broke ground on a new, $99M year-round facility — Riverview Park. The project, at the SEC of the intersection of the Loop… Read More →