Donald Trump Archives

Effort to boost trade with Mexico faces hurdle under Trump administration

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Arizona is caught in the middle as President Donald Trump tries to limit foreign trade with Mexico while the state tries to boost cross border business. “What bothers me is that we are really not understanding where we came from and respecting where we are going,” said Jaime Chamberlain, president of J-C Distributing Inc., a… Read More →

Intel plans to invest $7 billion in Arizona factory, add 3,000 jobs

Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation announced plans Wednesday to invest $7 billion into a high-volume semiconductor factory in Chandler. The factory is expected to be the most technologically advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The factory, Fab 42, will produce microprocessors to power data centers and smart and connected devices. The completion of the factory will create an estimated… Read More →

Tribes eye Trump to better economic conditions

Navajo Code Talkers

Peter MacDonald Sr. is a Navajo code talker, a lifelong Republican – and an unabashed supporter of President Donald Trump. “The Navajo tribe, like most Indian tribes, is very conservative,” said MacDonald, who was in Washington last week to march in Trump’s inaugural parade. He said Thursday that the Navajo philosophy, “to do things for… Read More →

Valley Partnership breakfast to focus on Trump’s infrastructure plan

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by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership’s January 20 breakfast is going to be a twist on the typical forecast popular this time of year. This month’s panel will discuss how the state of Arizona is preparing for President-Elect Trump’s Infrastructure Plan, and how the real estate development industry will benefit from these opportunities across the Valley. The panel will… Read More →

Arizona charters excited by DeVos nomination

Enterprise Bank & Trust

Public school advocates in Arizona are withholding judgment – for now – on school-choice champion Betsy DeVos, who faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday on her nomination to become the next secretary of Education. “Perhaps when she realizes she’s responsible for where 80 percent of American parents send their kids, public schools, she’ll work to… Read More →

President-elect Trump Making Capital Great Again?

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Mary Jo White is stepping down this month as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Donald Trump’s appointee Jay Clayton, a Wall Street lawyer, could result in a shift back to a more helpful SEC. Restoring the U.S. public markets from the uncertainty of ever expanding regulations should result in a more… Read More →

Benefits, risks of Trump’s policies on commercial real estate

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by in AZRE Magazine

The surprise election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States is likely to have far-reaching impacts on the economy, capital markets and, by extension, commercial real estate. The nature of these impacts is more opaque than in most election cycles because policy discussions took a back seat to personalities during the… Read More →

Arizona defense firms may see Trump spending bump, but not soon

Apache helicopters are produced in Arizona, where defense contract spending fell from $13 billion in fiscal 2012 to $9 billion in fiscal 2016, mirroring a national drop in spending. (Photo by Audrey Weil/Cronkite News)

Defense businesses in Arizona that have been hit hard in recent years by a downturn in contract spending are looking to a Trump administration for possible relief – but experts said that could take years to arrive. Even if President-elect Donald Trump can work with Congress to fulfill campaign pledges, he likely will not be… Read More →

Event Recap: Rebuilding a leading housing market

(From left to right) John Graham, president of Sunbelt Holdings; Dana Volrich, division vice president at MacDonald Development Corporation; Steve Logan, Arizona division president at K. Hovananian Homes; Ryan Huffman, regional vice president of land acquisition and development at Arizona-Mattamy Homes; Jordan Rose, president and founder of Rose Law Group.

Heading into 2017, housing market experts share cautious optimism about the future of Arizona’s residential market, which they discussed in front of a sellout crowd of nearly 700 people at the eighth annual AZ Dealmakers event today. The theme for this year’s event — put on by Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, Rose Law Group and… Read More →

Can ex-foes Trump and McCain, Flake get along?

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Politics

Of the 20 states with two Republican senators, only one state had both of those senators publicly declare they would not vote for their party’s presidential nominee this year – Arizona. But political experts said the state should not worry about retribution from President-elect Donald Trump for the well-publicized squabbling between him and Arizona Sens.… Read More →

Obama actions on public lands may be difficult for Trump to undo

Like Bears Ears, the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon has spiritual and cultural importance to tribes, one reason that groups want the president to make 1.7 million acres around the canyon a new national monument. (Photo by Sophia Kunthara/Cronkite News)
by in Experience AZ Magazine

President Barack Obama could cement his environmental legacy by taking executive action to designate nearly 4 million acres of Western land as national monuments before leaving office next month. And it may be one legacy of the Obama administration that incoming President Donald Trump will have a hard time unraveling after he takes office. But… Read More →

Will Trump’s policies impact Arizona’s housing market?

Phoenix area real estate has been experiencing an undersupplied market for the past two years, but promises made by president-elect Donald Trump could change this fact. During Donald Trump’s campaign, he promised a mass deportation of all illegal immigrants, which could have an impact on housing markets across the country, especially Arizona. According to the… Read More →

Is there a Donald Trump in your workplace?

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The rise of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president has opened the discussion among many about bullying in business. Research shows that a vast majority of people (72 percent) regularly deals with, or are victims of, this type of bullying behavior in their workplace. Sadly, the majority of workplace-bully situations are only resolved when… Read More →

Michelle Obama blasts Trump in Phoenix

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke of hope and a leader who needs to be smart and generous at Phoenix Civic Center. Photo by Kristiana Faddoul/Cronkite News)

Thousands flocked to downtown Phoenix on Thursday to see First Lady Michelle Obama campaign for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The Arizona Democratic Party Early Vote Rally took place at the Phoenix Convention Center following campaign stops from Bernie Sanders in Flagstaff and Chelsea Clinton at Arizona State University earlier in the week. Obama began the speech… Read More →