Glendale (Central Az) Archives

Partnership Creates New Valley Medical Resources

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by in Education | Featured | Healthcare

At a time when healthcare dominates the national news, Midwestern University in Glendale and John C. Lincoln Hospitals, Phoenix, are working together to augment local medical resources by creating a general surgery training program for osteopathic medical school graduates. The new osteopathic general surgery residency program, accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, was jointly developed… Read More →

Gap is Narrowing on Immigration Reform

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

Various Arizona Chamber and business leaders have made numerous visits to Washington, D.C. over the years to push for reform of our nation’s badly broken immigration system. As a border state, we understand this issue well. For years, the business community in Arizona has been pressing Congress and the Administration for a secure border, workable… Read More →

Banner Thunderbird celebrates 30th anniversary

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by in Events | Featured | Healthcare

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free community health fair/anniversary celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 9 on the hospital’s campus, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Banner Thunderbird opened in 1983 as a 150-bed-hospital with a single patient tower, eleven Emergency Room beds and six operating… Read More →

Northern Terrace Apartments Sell for $9.1M

Northern Terrace Apartments
by in Brokerage | Multi-Family

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix negotiated the sale of the 260-unit Northern Terrace Apartments, located at 5220 W. Northern Ave. in Glendale, Ariz., for $9.1 million, or $35,000 per unit. Scottsdale-based Sonoma Terrace Properties LLC, a partnership between Jay Chernikoff and Cal DeSouza, acquired Northern Terrace Apartments with a loan from Mutual of Omaha Bank.… Read More →

Midwestern Glendale Enrollment Tops 3,000 for 1st time

Incoming Midwestern University students receive their white coats at a special ceremony just after the beginning of the fall semester. The University’s total enrollment in 14 graduate-level healthcare programs offered at its Glendale campus has surpassed 3,000 students for the first time this year.
by in Business News | Education | Healthcare

Midwestern University, home to Arizona’s largest medical school and the state’s first College of Veterinary Medicine, announced the achievement of another milestone in the University’s history. For the first time since the University’s Glendale campus was established in 1995, total enrollment in Midwestern’s 14 graduate degree programs exceeds 3,000 students. For comparison’s sake, only 136… Read More →

First F-35 Bound for Luke in Final Phase of Production

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The 100th Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the first aircraft destined for Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, has entered the last stage of final assembly. This conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft, known as AF-41, is scheduled to arrive at the base next year. During final assembly, the aircraft structure is completed, and electrical… Read More →

Indian tribe will appeal Glendale casino ruling

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An Indian tribe in Arizona has told a judge it intends to appeal his decision that concluded another Indian tribe’s plan to build a casino on the edge of Glendale was legal. The Gila River Indian Community is appealing U.S. District Judge David Campbell’s May 7 ruling in which he said the Tohono O’odham Nation’s… Read More →

Banner Acquires Union Hills Surgery Center

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Banner Health is acquiring full ownership of the Union Hills Surgery Center in Glendale. With this change, the Union Hills Surgery Center has been renamed the Banner Del E. Webb Surgery Center and will operate as the outpatient surgery department for Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in nearby Sun City West. The surgery center,… Read More →

Coyotes move closer toward having an owner

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The prospective owners of the Phoenix Coyotes have signed their lease agreement for Jobing.com Arena. Daryl Jones, partner with Renaissance Sports & Entertainment, tweeted on Monday that the lease agreement with the City of Glendale has been executed. The Glendale City Council approved a 15-year, $225 million arena lease deal with RSE during a special… Read More →

Glendale CVB Launches a New Blog

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The Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering a new tool to attract travelers to Glendale and the West Valley and help people keep up with events and tourism-related activities. The Glendale CVB is now blogging about the best places, deals and events to check out. The Glendale CVB is launching this new blog to… Read More →

CAREDF Completing Update Of Commercial Real Estate Inventory In Pinal County

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  The Central Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (CAREDF) is taking the initiative to complete a mass update of commercial real estate inventory in Casa Grande, Eloy, Coolidge and parts of unincorporated Pinal County. This undertaking began in May and will likely conclude in July. The purpose of this project is to update the Arizona… Read More →

Arizona Polymer Flooring hires new CFO

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by in Business News

Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF), a manufacturer of high-performance flooring products and concrete coating systems, announced that Paul Ferino now serves as chief financial officer and controller. He will oversee the company’s financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, operational results analysis, improvement strategies and cash management. Ferino has more than 25 years experience in the financial services… Read More →

More than 4,500 Mennonites will gather in Phoenix

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by in Events | Travel

More than 4,500 Mennonites of all ages will attend Phoenix 2013, the biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA, to be held July 1–6 in the Phoenix Convention Center. The convention’s theme, “Citizens of God’s Kingdom: Healed in Hope” (“Ciudadanos del Reino de Dios: Sanados por la Esperanza”), is inspired by Psalm 24:1, Philippians 3:20-21, Romans… Read More →

Terminix Bringing 300 Jobs to Glendale

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iStar Financial announced today that Terminix, the world’s largest pest control provider, will open a new customer care center at Westgate Entertainment District in October that will bring as many as 300 jobs to Arizona and help invigorate activity within the office buildings of the Entertainment District. At 32,800 square feet, the deal is the… Read More →