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Phoenix Sky Harbor sets new passenger record

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport set a new for total passengers in 2015, serving more than 44 million travelers. Year-end numbers have been released and show a 4.5 percent increase in total passengers compared to 2014. The previous record for annual passengers at America’s Friendliest Airport had been set in 2007 when Sky Harbor served… Read More →

Sky Harbor adds new deputy aviation director

Phoenix Sky Harbor

Chris Madsen will join  as the new Deputy Aviation Director for Business and Properties on January 11. Madsen has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry.  Most recently, she worked as the director of operations for a boutique consulting firm that specializes in concessions planning and financial analysis. In her new role,… Read More →

How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona

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Did you receive an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone as they are more commonly known for the holidays?  New drone operators may have questions about where they can be flown and what they need to do in order to fly them.  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has launched a new web page and notification portal… Read More →

Sky Harbor gets mixed results on holiday report card

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics. “This year, we… Read More →

Industrial facility will be leveled for office building

4039 E Raymond
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office

A 64,856 SF manufacturing building at 4039 E. Raymond St. in Phoenix recently sold for $3,600,000 ($55.51 per SF) to make way for a 90,000 SF office building. The property sits on 6.95 acres, strategically located at the NEC of I-10 and 40th St., just south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Originally built in the… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor maintains its high bond ratings

Phoenix Sky Harbor, Photo: Flickr, flavouz

Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) once again affirmed its ‘AA-’ rating on Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s senior-lien revenue bonds.  S&P also affirmed its ‘A+’ ratings on the airport’s junior-lien revenue bonds. In addition, the airport’s General Airport Revenue Bond ratings on the senior (Aa3) and the junior (A1) liens. The ratings agencies cite several… Read More →

Terminal 3 work will impact access from West

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Travelers should be aware that beginning Saturday, November 7 at 12:01 a.m., there will be additional lane closures around Terminal 3 for the Terminal Modernization Program.  Closures will impact drivers entering from the West and heading eastbound on Sky Harbor Boulevard. Travelers should note the following: From Saturday, November 7, at 12:01 a.m. until Monday, November… Read More →

Manufacturer expands space with $2.76M industrial buy

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A Tempe manufacturing firm closed on the purchase of a 51,986 SF building at 2920 E. Chambers Dr. in Phoenix for $2,760,000 or $53.09 per SF. Lee & Associates Principal Ken McQueen represented the buyer, Arcadia, Inc. of Phoenix while Andy Cloud of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, Able Engineering and Component Services (aka… Read More →

Holiday Inn Express in Tempe sells for $11M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Marcus & Millichap sold the 128-room Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Tempe, Ariz. The $11,080,000 sales price equates to $86,563 per room. Jon Grantham and James Meng, associates in Marcus & Millichap’s Phoenix office, represented the seller and procured the buyer. “The property’s strategic proximity to two major transportation arteries and major demand… Read More →

Exhibit pays tribute to Phoenix Sky Harbor’s 80th anniversary

Copperclad Airways
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Images of the airport’s first administration building, hangar and control tower are among a collection of photographs chronicling the 80 years of growth of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in an exhibition titled Moving Forward: 80 Years of World Class Service. The exhibition, curated from the Phoenix Airport Museum’s Aviation History Collection, is located on the… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes 63,000 SF Papago Tech

Papago Tech

LGE Design Build has completed construction on Papago Tech, a 63,000-square-foot research, development and manufacturing shell building near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Arizona State University. Papago Tech, 500 S. 48th Street in Phoenix, is located on 48th Street and Washington. The building has 24-foot clear height ceilings, ample power and freeway visibility. Silagi… Read More →

W.J. Maloney Plumbing adds Sky Harbor project

Sky Harbor Terminal 3 exterior

W.J. Maloney Plumbing has been selected to provide plumbing contracting services for Component I of the $590 million renovation of Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The three-stage renovation project is expected to be completed in 2020.  Component I includes a major renovation of the Terminal 3 Processor building, including the mezzanine, passenger,… Read More →

Sky Harbor offers July 4th travel tips

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The busy summer travel season continues, and July 4 will see about a 15 percent increase in passenger traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The busiest travel days will be Wednesday and Thursday before the holiday and Sunday, July 5. America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering the following travel tips: Convenient Parking at a Discount… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →