Mayor Greg Stanton Archives

Stanton leads Arizona mayors on Mexico trade mission

Greg Stanton, Kaci Demarest, WEB

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is leading a delegation of six Arizona mayors and more than two dozen business leaders and experts to the Mexican capital on a mission to expand trade opportunities with prominent business and political leaders. The delegation arrived in Mexico City on Sunday. This morning they met with leaders of ProMexico, the… Read More →

Greater Phoenix export market heats up Phasin Sritham

Greater Phoenix is now responsible for 68.3 percent of the state’s exports – up from 65.4 percent in 2014 – Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay announced in a presentation to the Mayor and City Council. Citing growing trade with Mexico, exports in the Phoenix metro area and the rest of Arizona are up… Read More →

Stitch Fix to open fourth distribution center in Phoenix


Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service for the busy woman on the go, has announced plans to open its fourth distribution center in Phoenix, AZ. The new distribution center, located on West Lower Buckeye Road, will open in November 2015 and will help the company scale operations and better serve clients located in the… Read More →

Celebrate 30 years of Phoenix arts and culture Oct. 3

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The city of Phoenix will mark the 30th anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission with a celebration of the arts in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 3. The PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years Celebration, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center, Herberger Theater and on… Read More →

PAC Worldwide expands to west Phoenix


PAC Worldwide, a manufacturer of flexible protective packaging, has opened a second manufacturing location in the United States with a new location in Phoenix. A privately held company based outside of Seattle, PAC Worldwide also has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Ohio, Mexico and Malaysia. “PAC is excited to expand manufacturing to the West Coast,”… Read More →

Phoenix ranked No. 1 for energy efficiency


The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Phoenix the Number 1 big-city local government in the nation for energy efficiency. The Council lauded the city for achieving its 2015 goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in local government operations and then resetting its targets to be even more stringent. The City of Phoenix… Read More →

VincentBenjamin creates 40 new jobs in Phoenix


VincentBenjamin Group (VB), a leading provider of professional recruiting, staffing and project consulting services headquartered in Phoenix, today announced that they have completed their expansion to move into new headquarters located in the Esplanade. The move increases VincentBenjamin’s Phoenix footprint to 12,000 square feet and allows the company to execute on its plan to add… Read More →

Phoenix library a finalist for nation’s highest honor

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For making “significant and exceptional contributions” to the community, Phoenix Public Library is among 30 finalists for the nation’s highest library honor, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. “Our library system is second to none in the range of services and innovations it provides,” said Mayor Greg Stanton, who nominated the library for the… Read More →

Stanton lauds downtown Phoenix for creativity, growth at Art d’Core Gala

Greg Stanton, Kaci Demarest, WEB
by in Blogs

Crescent Ballroom played host to the second annual Art d’Core Gala Saturday night. Art d’Core Gala was presented by Artlink, Downtown Phoenix Inc. and the City of Phoenix’s Office of the Mayor. The event celebrated the arts and culture of downtown Phoenix and kicked off the festive season that will occur over the coming weeks.… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Bentley Gallery Relocating to Downtown Phoenix

by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Bentley Gallery, a leading contemporary art gallery in the Southwest since 1990, has announced plans to relocate to its downtown Phoenix warehouse space. The gallery will be located at 215 East Grant Street in the historic Bentley Projects complex. This space will accommodate Bentley’s current staff and enable expansion for the gallery’s future growth. Bentley… Read More →

Goodyear Mayor Appointed To Defense Task Force

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The City of Goodyear announced that Mayor Georgia Lord will serve on the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Defense Transition Task Force. The mission of the task force will be to determine strategies for cities to deal with reductions in defense spending and transition issues that they will likely face as the nation shifts from… Read More →

Concord Eastridge: Downtown Phoenix's Newest Residential Housing Project

Concord Eastridge
by in Business News | Construction

A new residential housing project will take over one of Phoenix’s most visible vacant lots in downtown to construct the two-building project of Concord Eastridge. Sitting on 2.89 acres of vacant land in the Evans Churchill neighborhood of downtown Phoenix, Concord Eastridge will meet the demands of students and young professionals seeking an urban lifestyle.… Read More →