metro light rail Archives

Artigue Agency Expands Growing Sports Practice

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by in Business News | Marketing | Sports

Local marketing communications firm, The Artigue Agency has announced the addition of several new clients to its growing sports practice.  Led by sports marketing veteran Ray Artigue, the firm’s new clients include Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, former Phoenix Suns star and NBA veteran Eddie Johnson, Patriot All-America at… Read More →

Businesses Helped During Light-Rail Expansion

Light Rail Station On Washington, Phoenix, AZ
by in Featured | Small Biz

As the Northwest light-rail expands into Glendale, local business owners try to work out the project’s kinks with city officials. When talk first started of the expansion, many business owners were a bit skeptical of their success during the process. But after talking with each other and receiving much needed reassurance from the city of… Read More →

Convention Center welcomes millionth delegate

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, second from left, joined city leaders March 14 at the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual conference to celebrate the millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since its $650 million expansion in January 2009. The millionth delegate, veterinarian Monique Weldon of Aurora, Colo., accepted a donation in her honor to the Rescue Operation for the Animals of the Reservation (ROAR). Pictured from left are Phoenix Convention Center Director Debbie Cotton, Mayor Stanton, AHAA President Mark Russak, ROAR spokeswoman Helen Oliff, Greater Phoenix CVB President Steve Moore, Weldon, and Phoenix City Manager David Cavazos.
by in Business News | Featured

A huge milestone at the Phoenix Convention Center arrived last week in the form of a petite veterinarian from Colorado. Dr. Monique Weldon, owner of Loving Family Animal Hospital in Aurora, Colo., was the one millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since it emerged four years ago from a $600 million expansion. Weldon,… Read More →

Groundbreaking for light rail extension

by in Business News

Ground will be broken Saturday on a project to extend metro Phoenix’s light rail system by three miles. The new section of line will be built on 19th Avenue in Phoenix from Montebello Avenue northward to Dunlap Avenue. Construction will begin Monday. The $300 million project is slated to be completed in late 2015 or… Read More →

All Aboard The PHX Sky Train

PHX skytrain - AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

PHX Sky Train Stage 1 at Sky Harbor is a moving example of Hensel Phelps’ grand presence and reputation in Arizona Ask Allan Bliesmer what’s most special about the $644M PHX Sky Train project, and his answer isn’t that surprising. “The team effort toward a common goal,” responds Bliesmer, operations manager for Hensel Phelps Construction… Read More →

General Contractor Of The Year 2011

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by in Events | Real Estate

Sundt Construction It’s no surprise that Sundt just celebrated its 120th anniversary. It is one of Arizona’s most respected businesses and among the 100 largest general contractors in the U.S. The company was founded in 1890 by Norwegian ship carpenter Mauritz Martinsen Sundt and has prospered and thrived ever since. The company has gained and… Read More →

Snapshot: METRO Light Rail

Light rail tracks being built near valley ho
by in Featured | Snapshot

Watch the evolution of the METRO Light Rail from start to finish. [slickr-flickr tag=”rail” items=”8″ type=”sets” sort=”date” direction=”ascending” id=”54615825@N02″]

Infographic: Arizona Transportation Statistics

by in Featured | Green | Infographics

Statistics on the modes of transportation Arizonans use to get to work.

BIG Green Awards: Green Advocate

Bonnie Richardson - Green Advocate - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: Bonnie Richardson, LEED AP, Architect & Principal Planner· City of Tempe A passion for sustainable… Read More →

Awarding Sustainable Excellence

Valley Metro Light Rail
by in Blogs | Education | Events | Green

On Saturday, September 12th Valley Forward held its 29th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards Gala. With Fox 10 News’ Troy Hayden as master of ceremonies for the event, there was never a dull moment. Title sponsor SRP and Diane Brossart, president of Valley Forward, put together another spectacular celebration of sustainability. More than 150 nominations came… Read More →