Peoria Archives

11 SRP Employees Honored for Volunteer Work

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by in Energy | Featured | Nonprofit

In recognition of the invaluable contribution of their time, efforts and expertise to their communities, 11 SRP employee volunteers were awarded the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Awards. These dedicated employees have given countless hours of their time to help families put food on their tables; provide guidance to Latino youths as they prepare for college… Read More →

BASIS Selects Eastmark for Its Next East Valley School

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by in Business News | Education | Real Estate

The nationally renowned charter school BASIS has selected Eastmark for its next East Valley campus. Construction on BASIS Mesa at Eastmark commences in March 2013.  The new school is set to open fall 2013. “BASIS is our first 5-12 educational partner and a perfect fit for this community.  Eastmark’s central location in the East Valley… Read More →

Dignity names new West Valley hospital

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Dignity Health announced that “St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center” will be the name of its new West Valley hospital during an official groundbreaking at the planned 35-acre medical campus near the Loop 101 and Glendale Avenue. The $44 million Dignity Health facility is scheduled to open in early 2014 and will provide West Valley residents… Read More →

159 films selected for Sedona Film Festival

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by in Events

The 26 film screeners who reviewed nearly 1,000 films for the 19th annual Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 23 to March 3, have selected the final 159 for the week-long event. Films this year in the documentary, feature and short film categories cover a range of subjects from Last Will. & Testament about William Shakespeare… Read More →

159 films selected for Sedona Film Festival

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by in Events | Featured

The 26 film screeners who reviewed nearly 1,000 films for the 19th annual Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 23 to March 3, have selected the final 159 for the week-long event. Films this year in the documentary, feature and short film categories cover a range of subjects from Last Will. & Testament about William Shakespeare… Read More →

Shea Homes opens second luxury home community in Peoria

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by in Business News | Real Estate

Shea Homes Arizona is off and running in 2013 and has opened its first new community of the year in Peoria. Vista Montaña II is a gated luxury home community located at 77th Avenue and Happy Valley Road that features 43 one acre plus lots. The community is an expansion of the original Vista Montaña… Read More →

It takes fuel to win tech race

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by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

Many of us can relate to thinking of Arizona’s economy as an automobile race. To win, you need a smooth race course, a fast car, a winning driver and high-powered fuel. Carrying that analogy into Arizona’s technology sector, it’s clear that a lot of resources have been invested and progress has been made in building… Read More →

BioAccel Adds Stimwave Technologies To Incubator

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by in Bioscience | Business News | Healthcare | Tech

BioAccel and the City of Peoria announced that BioInspire has accepted a sixth company, Arizona based medical device startup Stimwave Technologies, Inc., into the medical device incubator facility in Peoria,. Stimwave Technologies has received a $300,000 investment from BioAccel’s New Venture Development Program and will be a resident of the new incubator facility in Peoria,… Read More →

Indiana university to open campus in Peoria

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A small private university in Indiana plans to open a branch campus in Arizona and offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering. Angola-based Trine University expects to have its first sit-down classes at its new campus in the west Phoenix suburb of Peoria early next year. The university is already enrolling students for online classes.… Read More →

CBRE Completes $14.03M Sale Of Thunderbird Crossing

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by in Brokerage | Business News

CBRE completed the $14.03M sale of Thunderbird Crossing, a 79,789 SF neighborhood retail center at the SWC of 83rd Ave. and Thunderbird Rd. in Peoria. Cam Stanton, Andrew Fosberg and Steve Fernandez of CBRE’s Phoenix office represented the sellers, C&D Thunderbird LLC and K&Y T-Bird & 83rd Shops LLC of Los Gatos, Calif., and structured… Read More →

Cactus League Baseball Is Back In Arizona

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by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Events

February in Arizona means two things – gorgeous weather and spring training baseball. What initially began as minor league exhibition game in the early 1900’s has evolved into Major League Baseball’s conglomerate of Spring Training stadiums within the Phoenix area.  A long-­standing tradition for the Grand Canyon State, MLB’s Spring Training begins again later this month as the Cactus League kicks off… Read More →

Food, Wine And Art: Sonoma Showcase Festival

Food, Wine and Art: Sonoma Showcase Festival
by in Around Arizona | Dining | Events

Two days full of wine, art, food and jazz await you at the Sonoma Showcase Festival. Vistancia is hosting the festival Saturday, Nov. 20 and Sunday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fun kicks off Saturday with a performance by jazz star Scott Cossu. Other Jazz musicians playing throughout the weekend are… Read More →

Arizona Urban Lakes

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There are currently 20 Arizona Urban Lakes If you have had a good or bad experience at one of the Arizona Urban Lakes, please comment and let us know about your experience. Desert Breeze Lake Desert Breeze Park 660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd. East Chandler AZ 85226 Open: 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Size: 4… Read More →

The Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone Opens Up Business Possibilities In The West Valley

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At a time when the West Valley could use an economic boost, officials have put the finishing touches on the proposed Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone. Under the administration of WESTMARC, an acronym for Western Maricopa Coalition, this new Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is seen as a welcome economic development tool that will spawn jobs… Read More →