Glendale (Central Az) Archives

West Valley cities saw some of nation’s fastest growth

West Valley

Two West Valley cities were among the fastest growing in the nation in 2015, according to Census Bureau estimates released Thursday. Goodyear and Buckeye finished 14th and 15th, respectively, with each city growing by 4.3 percent between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015, the Census said. The additional 3,281 residents in Goodyear brought the… Read More →

Westgate will host first-ever Bubble Bash

Westgate

On May 21, children of all ages are invited to soak up the fun as millions of bubbles will descend upon Westgate Entertainment District for the first-ever Bubble Bash. During the event, guests will enjoy seven interactive discovery stations, where they can make their own bubble wands, experiment with different kinds of bubble solutions and… Read More →

Risas Dental & Braces plans 7 new locations

Southwest Human Development

Risas Dental & Braces, a Phoenix-based healthcare company, is expanding its roots in Arizona and Colorado with its next Valley location confirmed to open next month at Westgate in Glendale. Led by Managing Director Jeff Adams, Risas has been able to make a difference for communities by making proper oral care and flexible treatment options… Read More →

Sonoma Terrace apartments sell for $15M

Sonoma Terrace Apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix completed the sale of the Sonoma Terrace apartments at 5220 W. Northern Ave., in Glendale, Arizona, for $15.35 million or approximately $59,038 per unit. Executive Vice Presidents Trevor Koskovich, Bill Hahn and Jeff Sherman, with Colliers’ Phoenix office, represented both the seller and buyer. The seller was Mentor Properties, Inc., of… Read More →

Guns N’ Roses will play in Glendale

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Following months of intense rumor, speculation and feverish excitement from rock music fans around the world, Guns N’ Roses confirmed today they will embark on a massive North American summer stadium tour as founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan regroup for what will be one of the century’s most anticipated musical… Read More →

CRE industry helps West Valley rise

Loop 303 I-10 Interchange

Communities where folks live, work and play has been the foundation from which the West Valley has grown, but many West Valley residents have been left out of the fun as they spend a large amount of time commuting to the East Valley for work. WESTMARC and its new CEO Sintra Hoffman hope to change… Read More →

Spring Training boosts some cities while others wait

Spring Training

Building spring training facilities for big-league clubs is considered an investment by Valley cities that will spur development. Some of the 10 Cactus League venues have come through, with one city manager calling March the city’s “second Christmas.” Others are struggling. Here’s a look at how some Cactus League stadiums are doing: Sloan Park, Mesa … Read More →

AAED will discuss economic impact of Final Four

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Dawn Rogers, executive director and CEO of the Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee, will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) March luncheon.  It will be held on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Rogers will discuss how Arizona earned… Read More →

Multifamily Pavilions at Arrowhead sells for $31.6M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) announced the $31.6 million sale of The Pavilions at Arrowhead, a 248-unit multifamily community located near 75th Avenue and the Loop 101, a 4,200-acre master-planned community in Glendale. “Operational momentum, supported by excellent submarket fundamentals, has laid the groundwork for the new owner to capitalize on significant loss-to-lease burn-off during the first year of… Read More →

Wells Fargo opens new Glendale location

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Wells Fargo will open its newest Arizona location ­– a 2,529-square-foot community banking store at 6525 Happy Valley Rd. on February 8.  A grand opening celebration is planned in March. “We’re very pleased to bring Wells Fargo’s financial services to this convenient new location serving the Glendale community,” said Trushna Patel, store manager. “We’re looking forward… Read More →

Glendale Industrial space sells for $1.75M

Phoenix industrial
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services negotiated the $1.750 million sale of a 16,150-square-foot industrial building located on 3.77 acres at 5150 N. Tom Murray Ave. in Glendale. Carl Johnson with Daum Phoenix represented the seller, MTCCG LLC of Paradise Valley. The company is a family trust who has owned the facility for 40 years. Daum… Read More →

Westgate will bring 45 tons of snow to the Valley

Things to do
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Looking for all the fun the snow brings, but don’t want drive up north? Westgate is bringing in 45 tons of real snow on Saturday Jan. 30 to Glendale for a free snow day. The free, family-friendly event will offer guests the opportunity to pull on their mittens and hop on a sled, build a… Read More →

What is the 2016 commercial real estate outlook?

East Valley
by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

When Luke Skywalker first cast eyes upon the Millennium Falcon, he was less than impressed. To him it was a “piece of junk.” Although perhaps not viewed as trash, the Phoenix economic and commercial outlook has admittedly taken a beating for some time. Much like Han Solo, however, experts see something in the slow, yet… Read More →

Desert Rose Steakhouse opens in Glendale

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Downtown Glendale has a new hang-out for everyone to enjoy. The Desert Rose Steakhouse, Pizza Gastro Pub and Cigar Lounge, which set up shop in the old welding facility, brings fine food, cigars and fun to one property. The Desert Rose has two restaurants: the steakhouse, which serves certified Angus beef; and the Pizza gastro Pub, cooking… Read More →