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Coyotes Fan Deals at Westgate Start Tonight

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Westgate Entertainment District and the Arizona Coyotes have teamed up for the second consecutive year to present fans with pre-game entertainment and activities on the Westgate Plaza prior to the Coyotes Opening Night game on Thursday, October 9 versus the Winnipeg Jets and the team’s second home game against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday,… Read More →

Fiesta Bowl has new leadership


The Fiesta Bowl has hired former Phoenix Coyotes CEO Mike Nealy as it executive director. He replaces Robert Shelton, who resigned in January after spending 2 1/2 years trying to rebuild the bowl game in the wake of scandal. Shelton took over after John Junker resigned for taking part in an illegal campaign contribution scheme… Read More →

Cramer-Krasselt Dominates 2014 ADDY Awards


The local advertising industry celebrated its version of the Oscars last weekend and Cramer-Krasselt dominated the competition with 18 awards, including two gold, five silver and 11 bronze honors for a wide range of clients. Hosted by the Metro Phoenix Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, the annual ADDY Awards honor advertising excellence in print,… Read More →

KTAR Sports 620 moves to FM dial

by in Business News

In a significant move to expand its audience reach and community impact, Arizona Sports 620 (KTAR AM) will today begin simulcasting on 98.7 FM, strengthening its multi-platform distribution. “Putting Arizona Sports on FM is an opportunity too big to ignore,” said Scott Sutherland, vice president and market manager for station owner Bonneville Phoenix. “Our live,… Read More →

Phoenix Coyotes Owners Have Big Plans for the Team, Including a Name Change

by in Sports | Video

For the first time since 2009 the Phoenix Coyotes have an owner, IceArizona. IceArizona is a group composed of several business leaders from across North America. Renaissance sports and entertainment LLC will act as managing partner of IceArizona. “It has been exhausting yet very rewarding, we are thrilled that we have been able to finally… Read More →

Coyotes move closer toward having an owner


The prospective owners of the Phoenix Coyotes have signed their lease agreement for Arena. Daryl Jones, partner with Renaissance Sports & Entertainment, tweeted on Monday that the lease agreement with the City of Glendale has been executed. The Glendale City Council approved a 15-year, $225 million arena lease deal with RSE during a special… Read More →

Generating Big Business out West

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by in Dining | Featured | Small Biz | Sports

Nearly all retailers and restaurateurs will tell you that the key to having a successful business is largely based on the old adage – location, location, location. For several national entertainment and restaurant brands with Valley-wide locations, revenue figures indicate that the West Valley now ranks number one in market share, with their top-producing stores… Read More →

Glendale CVB Rising in the West

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by in Business News | Economy | Travel

Game on! Cities like Glendale, Peoria, Goodyear, Surprise, and the other 14 cities that make up the West Valley are capitalizing on the rapid expansion of tourism and hospitality amenities — particularly spring training baseball facilities and other sports-related events — to grab a bigger share of the $18 billion that Arizona’s 37 million annual… Read More →

NHL cancels first 2 weeks of games

by in Business News | Economy | Sports

The first two weeks of the NHL regular season, a total of 82 games from Oct. 11 to Oct. 24, have been canceled, the league announced Thursday. “The cancellation was necessary because of the absence of a collective bargaining agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL,” the league said on its website. The… Read More →

Goldwater Institute Seeks To Stop Coyotes Vote

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A conservative watchdog group, Goldwater Institute, plans to ask a judge for a temporary restraining order Friday to prevent a Glendale City Council vote on a lease agreement that would clear the way for the sale of the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. The Goldwater Institute said Thursday that its request will be filed at 8:30 a.m. Friday… Read More →

How Legal Issues Will Affect The Commercial Real Estate Industry Recovery, 2012

Commercial Real Estate Industry - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in Finance & RE Law

How Legal Issues Will Affect The Commercial Real Estate Industry Recovery, 2012 Arizona legislators packed the recent regular session with 357 new bills covering everything from food stamps to firearms. But barely a handful will directly impact the state’s commercial real estate industry in 2012, and even those not significantly, says Greg Harris of Lewis… Read More →

Glendale CVB Expands Its Mission, Scope By Serving Entire West Valley

Glendale CVB - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

Glendale CVB – Whether travelers are visiting for leisure or business, Glendale has blossomed from being considered a one-day destination to a highly sought-after travel experience both nationally and internationally in a single decade. And to successfully market Glendale’s increasing expansion as the host city of sporting and mega-events — as well as the entire… Read More →