Georgia Lord Archives

24th Annual Best of the West Awards Dinner

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by in AZRE Magazine

The annual awards dinner was presented by WESTMARC and the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. The dinner was held on the field at University of Phoenix Stadium. Arizona Cardinals President, Michael Bidwill was the guest speaker.   Photos by Bette Sharpe, Glendale Daily Planet  AWARDS Inspiration in Leadership Award The award went to U.S. Senator… Read More →

Goodyear’s population grows by 10,000

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The U.S. Census Bureau has wrapped up its mid-decade count of Goodyear’s population and the numbers are near estimates: 74,625 residents live in the city. The city opted to conduct the count – which began Oct. 1 – in an effort to gain more state-shared revenue, a source of income based on a city’s population.… Read More →

Sub-Zero Group, Inc. expanding in Goodyear

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Sub-Zero Group, Inc, the leading manufacturer of luxury appliances, is undertaking a $34 million expansion to its facility in Goodyear, Ariz. The project is expected to bring more than 100 jobs to Goodyear over the next four years. The expansion will add 248,000 square feet to the existing Goodyear factory, bringing the facility to 700,000… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus donates 24,000 bottles of water

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Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center donated more than 24,000 bottles of water to All Faith Community Services Food Bank. On Sept. 4, Abrazo West Campus Chief Executive Officer Stan Holm, Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck and Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord presented the donated water to Buckeye Councilman Craig Heustis who is president of… Read More →

Goodyear defense contractor gets Air Force research grant

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Prime Solutions Group, an aerospace and defense consulting contractor located at the West Valley Technology Center near the Phoenix-Goodyear Airport, has received a prestigious Small Business Innovative Research grant from the United States Air Force. Joseph Marvin, president of the 17-employee firm, said the Phase I grant is a major accomplishment that will allow his… Read More →

WESTMARC Creates United Front To Boost West Valley

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“You can’t just say you ‘support regionalism,’ you have to believe it.” Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott is talking about attitude in the West Valley. Thirty minutes earlier in a separate conversation, Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord made nearly the same comment. “We believe in regionalism and we put it into practice,” she says. “On this side… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Lockheed Martin signs lease in Goodyear

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by in Aerospace | AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Lockheed Martin, a publicly traded aerospace and defense company, announced on Monday, Aug. 11 that it has signed a two-year lease for 31,540 square-feet of office space in Buildings 12 and 13 at 1300 S. Litchfield Road in Goodyear. Jones Lang LaSalle acted as Lockheed’s broker in the transaction. The landlord, Reliance Management, is pleased… Read More →

Goodyear ranks as 6th fastest-growing city in the U.S.

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The city of Goodyear is the sixth fastest-growing city in the United States, according to rankings released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census Bureau ranked the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with San Marcos, Texas coming in as No. 1. The town of Gilbert, which came in at No. 12, was the… Read More →

Goodyear is U.S.’ 6th fastest-growing city

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The city of Goodyear is the sixth fastest-growing city in the United States, according to rankings released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. The Census Bureau ranked the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with San Marcos, Texas coming in as No. 1. The town of Gilbert, which came in at No. 12,… Read More →

Goodyear Ballpark named best in Cactus League

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After a long, fierce and competitive battle of the spring training ballparks, the results are in and it’s official. Goodyear Ballpark – the spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians, has been voted as best place to see a spring training game in the Cactus League in USA Today’s 10Best… Read More →

Goodyear Mayor co-chairs Luke AFB West Valley Council

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The city of Goodyear remains front and center when it comes to being poised and prepared for the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II Fighter Jet pilot training program at Luke Air Force Base in early 2014. But right now, members of the Luke West Valley Council – the regional group promoting the success of… Read More →

GPEC honors Valley mayors for contributions

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) last night honored Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord at its annual dinner, which celebrates GPEC’s successes over the past year and looks ahead to upcoming initiatives. This year’s dinner sold out with an all-time high attendance of approximately 650. Mayor Tibshraeny was presented GPEC’s Outstanding… Read More →

Goodyear lands ASU business incubator program

When the new branch of the Maricopa County Library system is completed in Goodyear later this year, it could include expanded space for the business leaders of tomorrow to work and brainstorm through a partnership in an incubator program with Arizona State University. During the Goodyear City Council work session on July 8, Tracy Lea,… Read More →