Glendale (Central Az) Archives

Brelby Theater Company wins FirstBank contest

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Brelby Theatre Company, a Glendale-based company that produces professional live theatrical shows and operates classes and workshops, has been named the winner of the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest.” Brelby Theater Company representatives learned they won on Friday morning when representatives of FirstBank arrived at the theater with an oversized check and balloons.  The… Read More →

WESTMARC honors winners of Best of the West Awards


WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, honored West Valley individuals, businesses, and projects at the 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards held on November 5. Nearly 500 business and community leaders and elected officials from throughout the valley gathered in a celebration of the Best of the West. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh was presented with the West Valley Inspiration… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness grows with Glendale gym


The “friendliest gym in town” and the largest locally owned health club in Arizona, Mountainside Fitness is expanding and opening its 12th location near the Loop 101 and 75th Avenue in Glendale in early November. Join Mountainside Fitness at Arrowhead for an Open House Preview Party on Saturday, November 7th from 9 a.m. to 4… Read More →

WESTMARC seeks Best of the West nominees

Jackrabbit Trail

WESTMARC is seeking nominees for its 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards, celebrating the best of Western Maricopa County, in partnership with Cox Communications, and with support from Gila River Indian Community, Republic Media, APS, CopperPoint Mutual Insurance, Arizona Cardinals, and Sub-Zero. The purpose of the Best of the West Awards program is to recognize… Read More →

GPE secures sale of 36,361 SF church in Glendale


GPE Commercial Advisors, an award winning commercial real estate firm in Arizona, secured the sale of a 36,361 SF church and school complex located at 8807 North 61st Avenue, in Glendale, Arizona. World Mission Society Church of God purchased the property for $1,540,000. Senior Vice President, Bret Isbell represented the Seller, Covenant Christian Fellowship Church &… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

$188.9M winning Powerball ticket sold in Arizona

Cash flow

The Arizona Lottery announces that the $188.9 million Powerball jackpot winning ticket was sold in Glendale for last night’s drawing.  The jackpot has been steadily increasing over a span of 13 draws from April 22, through June 3, 2015. This is the largest Powerball jackpot won in Arizona since the $587.5 million jackpot in 2012,… Read More →

Westgate’s free activities offer endless summer fun

Westgate Wednesdays - Excited Kids Crowd

All summer long Westgate Entertainment District is the go-to West Valley destination for free, family-friendly events and activities for all ages. Whether it’s live music under the stars, kids cooling off at the Splash Pad on a warm afternoon, checking out over 1,000 bikes during Bike Night, meet-and-greets with movie-characters during Westgate Wednesdays or taking… Read More →

Anthony Spano named president of DeVry in Phoenix


DeVry University recently announced the appointment of Anthony Spano as president of the Phoenix campus in Arizona. Spano will provide executive leadership at the university’s Phoenix, Glendale and Mesa locations (collectively known as the Phoenix metro). Spano has more than 24 years of academic leadership experience and has served as the campus director of DeVry University’s… Read More →

Rents spike as vacancy continues to tighten

Market report supplied by Colliers International THE BROADER VIEW The Greater Phoenix multifamily market continued to ride a wave of momentum to start 2015. Robust renter demand for units fueled another vacancy improvement, rents surged and sales prices posted additional gains. Healthy employment growth is the driving force behind renter demand, and the new units… Read More →

Experts: Central sports commission would boost Arizona


The 2015 Super Bowl kicked off an unprecedented run for the Phoenix metro area as the host of mega-sporting events. But if the Valley is going to continue to lure Super Bowls, NCAA championship football games and Final Fours, leaders in the sports community say the current system needs to be improved. “We’re playing with… Read More →

House, Senate panels forward bills to halt Glendale casino


WASHINGTON – Bills that would halt construction on a Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale passed committees in both the House and the Senate Wednesday. The Keep the Promise Act of 2015 – introduced by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale – would “prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian land in Arizona until… Read More →

Brookwood Commerce Center sells for $9.9M

DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced the $9.9 million sale of Brookwood Commerce Centre, 4425 W. Olive Avenue in Glendale, AZ. United Realty MTA of Mesa, AZ, purchased the 209,182 square foot midrise office building for $9.9 million. Executive Managing Director Eric Wichterman and Senior Vice President Mike Coover of DTZ’s… Read More →

Out West Balloon Fest coming to Glendale

HotAirBalloon, WEB

On March 6, 7 and 8, join Out West Balloon Fest and Fun Run at the University of Phoenix in Glendale, Ariz for a weekend filled with much more than hot air.  They will kick off the weekend with a Friday night balloon glow and then more to come through the weekend. From bumblebees, to… Read More →