Glendale (Central Az) Archives

$188.9M winning Powerball ticket sold in Arizona

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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

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All summer long Westgate’s 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

Technology Center at Talavi sells for $6.25M

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix used its brokers’ connections to bring about the completion of the $6.25 million sale of the Technology Center at Talavi, a Class A multi-tenant and medical office building in Glendale. Phoenix Heart Realty LLC of Glendale purchased the property, located at 5859 West Talavi Boulevard, from Credit Union West of… Read More →

Sunburst Plaza in Glendale closes for $9.3M

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

ORION Investment Real Estate announced the sale of Sunburst Plaza in Glendale, located at the Southwest corner of 43rd Avenue and Bell Road in Glendale.  The 103,000 square foot shopping center sold for $9,300,000 to Sunburst Station LLC an entity affiliated with Phillips Edison & Company based in Cincinnati, OH.  The Seller in the transaction was… Read More →

The cost to attend the Super Bowl in Glendale

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Unlike alleged Foxboro footballs, ticket and travel costs to pro football’s championship game did not deflate over the weekend.  They went up. Before the conference championship games took place, the average game ticket to Glendale cost $3,374, according to TiqIQ.  Now, the average ticket price is $4,174.50.  That price is only around 2 percent higher… Read More →

Dave & Buster’s will open at Westgate

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Dave & Buster’s, the ultimate destination to eat, drink, play and watch, will open at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale this fall. Westgate’s owner, iStar Financial, will begin construction on a new, 41,000-square-foot building located to the west of AMC Theatres that will expand the existing entertainment district. Dave & Buster’s will join AMC as… Read More →

Westgate hosts free concerts leading up to Super Bowl

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

You don’t need a ticket to Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 or a VIP party pass to get in on all of the excitement and activities surrounding the big game. Just steps from the stadium, Westgate Entertainment District will be the hub of activity in Glendale with a Super Music Series presented by Bud… Read More →

Westgate turns into a winter wonderland

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Westgate Entertainment District transforms into a winter wonderland starting Nov. 25 with the opening of the holiday skating rink, the lighting of the 33-foot holiday tree with over 3,180 sparkling lights, Santa’s official arrival, horse-drawn carriage rides and nightly snowfall. All season long you can get into the holiday spirit and make Westgate your festive… Read More →