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Goodyear Community Health Park wins national challenge

Goodyear Community Health Project
by in AZRE Magazine

The creation of a community wellness area anchored by two West Valley hospitals and supported by a coalition of community partners in Goodyear is capturing national attention, winning a top award from General Electric. The 129-acre project, named Goodyear Community Health Park, is being developed through a collaboration between the City of Goodyear, Abrazo West… Read More →

CBRE to appraise Diamondbacks’ Chase Field

CBRE
by in AZRE Magazine

CBRE has been retained by the Maricopa County Stadium District Board of Directors to appraise the value of Chase Field, home of Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks. The Board voted to explore the option to sell Chase Field in downtown Phoenix to private, out-of-state investors last month. The proposed deal, which was made public in early… Read More →

New home starts up 60% from last year in Phoenix

homes

Metrostudy’s 1Q16 survey of the Phoenix housing market shows annual home starts, attached and detached, in the Phoenix area numbered 16,687 over the past four quarters ending 1Q16, a 60% increase YoY and up 13% from 4Q15. Quarterly starts in 1Q16 numbered 3,928 units, up 47%% from 1Q15. Annual closings numbered 12,651, up 20% YoY,… Read More →

Maricopa County app geared for healthy lifestyle

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Maricopa County wants Arizonans to get up and get moving with the new Maricopa Healthy app. The app aims to help locals and visitors of the Valley be more proactive about living a healthier lifestyle by giving users detailed lists of farmer’s markets, hiking trails, parks, and bike paths. And a healthy lifestyle is not… Read More →

Could the Diamondbacks leave Chase Field?

Fan Fest

Maricopa County denied the Arizona Diamondback’s relief request from a provision in the team’s contract that hinders the team from seeking new stadium options until four years before the contract expires. Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, expressed his frustrations Thursday at a press conference after the dispute between the team and… Read More →

Jon Howard named to WESTMARC committee

Arizona Sunset - Future of West Valley

Quarles & Brady Attorney Jon Howard was appointed to the executive committee to WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition — a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, the business community, and the educational sector in the West Valley of Greater Phoenix. Howard practices in the firm’s Business Law Practice Group and focuses in the areas of mergers and… Read More →

Offices near Sky Harbor sell for $17M

Scottsdale
by in Blogs

Irgens purchased a 102,302 square-foot office building near Sky Harbor for $17 million near Van Buren and 44th Streets. The four-story building is located south of the Loop 202 and just off State Route 143 near Sky Harbor International Airport at 501 N. 44th St. The property, 501 Gateway, features 102,302 square-feet of prime office… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli choose legal writing scholar

scholarship money

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. selected Aisha E. Alcaraz as its Diversity Legal Writing Program Scholar. The Diversity Legal Writing Program provides second-year law students at Arizona State University with practical clerking experience in private law firms within Maricopa County. As a participant in the program, Alcaraz has been offered the opportunity to clerk for… Read More →

ADEQ kicks off 2015 ‘No Burn’ campaign

fire

Officials from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) announced the kickoff of their annual Maricopa County ‘No Burn’ campaign. Smoke from wood-burning fireplaces and chimineas during winter months poses a serious health threat to children with asthma, the elderly and those with respiratory issues. Smoke, which… Read More →

Wells Fargo commits $5M to boost Valley homeownership

housing.prices

Wells Fargo & Company, NeighborWorks America and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo  to help boost local homeownership.  Interested homebuyers can register for the free homebuyer event scheduled on Jan. 15-16 when eligibility will be determined for an opportunity… Read More →

Westview Mobile Home and RV Park sells for $1M

RV Park

Park Brokerage Inc. has sold Westview Mobile Home and RV Park located at 6331 W Glendale Avenue in Glendale, Arizona was completed on October 13, 2015 for the price of $1,000,000.  John Sheedy with Park Brokerage Inc. negotiated the transaction on behalf of the sellers 6331 W Glendale LLC and procured the buyer Westview Park LLC. Westview is an all ages permanent… Read More →

FirstBank continues Arizona expansion with 17th location

FirstBank

FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with multiple banking locations throughout Arizona, announced the opening of its newest branch in Ahwatukee at 3945 E. Chandler Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85048.  The major cross streets are Chandler Blvd. and 40th Street.  The 4,200 square-foot location officially opened on September 23rd and marks FirstBank’s 17th branch in Arizona.  The Colorado-based… Read More →

Rosenstein Law Group distinguishes itself

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Rosenstein Law Group announced that one of its attorneys, Jefferson Simmons, has become a certified Criminal Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona.  This certification makes Rosenstein Law Group the only law firm in Maricopa County to have both a Certified DUI Defense Attorney and a Certified Criminal Law Specialist on its staff. “We’re… Read More →

TW Lewis awards 10 scholarships to ASU’s Barrett

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

T.W. Lewis Foundation continues its mission to help people reach their potential by offering 10 high performing graduates with a $5,000 scholarship for four-years ($20,000 total) to Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University (ASU.) The Foundation has awarded 130 scholarships to Maricopa County students since its inception in 2002. The Foundation recognizes that… Read More →