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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

1st Bank

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


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 →

Recreation agreement extended for Valley canal system


Walkers, joggers, bicycle and horseback riders have been recreating on Valley canal banks for decades, and have been invited to do so by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Salt River Project. And, now that these two entities have signed an extension to a 1964 agreement that gave SRP authority to grant use-authorization permits to… Read More →

Phoenix Forward launched to spark business growth

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton talks about Phoenix Forward, which will help with business retention and expansion.

Officials said local business expansion makes up 80 percent of new jobs. Phoenix leaders plan to help facilitate that growth and support business needs through the Phoenix Forward initiative, which launched Wednesday. The initiative is a partnership between the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the city of Phoenix, the Arizona Commerce Authority and Maricopa County. Phoenix Forward… Read More →

Maricopa County air quality results vary


The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2015” report shows that while Maricopa County improved year-round particle pollution levels there were more days spent with unhealthy levels of ozone and short-term particle pollution than last year’s report. Compared to the 2014 report, Maricopa County has cut year-round particle pollution (soot) levels slightly. This is… Read More →

FirstBank fund helps qualified homebuyers buy new homes


FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with 15 banking locations throughout Arizona, announced a $1 million community development investment with Trellis (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix), an organization dedicated to making financially stable homes, neighborhoods and communities possible in Maricopa County. FirstBank’s contribution will provide qualified homebuyers up to $25,000 to be used as… Read More →

Zenefits will create 1,300 Jobs at new Scottsdale office

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Today the Greater Phoenix Economic Council was joined by the Arizona Commerce Authority, Maricopa County and the City of Scottsdale in welcoming Zenefits to the Greater Phoenix region. Zenefits, the free, cloud-based human resources technology company that automates and eliminates time-consuming paperwork for small and medium-sized businesses, announced today plans to create over 1,300 new… Read More →

Robert F. Knight & Associates rebrands as Knight Management

Knight Management
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The longest tenured commercial real estate management firm specializing in third-party owned real estate portfolios in Maricopa County has a new brand identity: Knight Management. Established in 1977 and formerly known as Robert F. Knight & Associates, LLC, the firm’s property management portfolio totals more than 2 million square feet of commercial office space in… Read More →

Glendale OKs casino near Westgate


After months of diligent negotiation, the Tohono O’odham Nation and the City of Glendale have finalized an agreement ensuring that the West Valley Resort project provides significant mutual benefits to both communities for years to come. In taking this step, the City of Glendale confirms its full support of the Nation’s project, which will include… Read More →

Mortgage lenders prepare for impact of Dodd-Frank Act


Stan Feffer is president and chief operating officer of Grand Canyon Title Agency, Inc. – a Phoenix-based firm with 18 offices located throughout Maricopa County. When Feffer is not leading Grand Canyon’s 120 employees, he prefers to navigate the cool waters off the coast of San Diego on his surf board. Patiently waiting for the… Read More →

Elder Abuse Day Shares Spotlight with Father’s Day


Sunday, June 15th is not only Father’s Day, but Elder Abuse Day too; and Arizona is among the 22 states that do not require a license or certification for in-home caregivers. The lack of regulation in our state means many of our seniors in Arizona are engaging Caregivers who have little to no experience and… Read More →

Dalager Re-Appointed to County Commission

Rob Dalager - Headshot

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Robert D. Dalager has been re-appointed to serve on the Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments. Dalager was first appointed to the commission in January 2010. The Arizona judicial system operates under merit selection, in which judges are chosen through a non-partisan commission of lawyers… Read More →