Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Archives

The Shops at OdySea locks down first wave of retailers


If you drive along the 101 Freeway in Scottsdale, you cannot miss the 60-foot tall concrete tilt walls standing upright just north of Via De Ventura. Anchored by one of the largest, most technologically advanced indoor aquariums to be constructed in the United States, OdySea in the Desert has now released its first wave of retailers… Read More →

Orange Sky receives wine spectator award for fifth year in a row


Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, has announced that its fine-dining restaurant, Orange Sky, has earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the fifth year in a row. The signature eatery at Talking Stick Resort – which is named after its breathtaking views of the Arizona sunsets—features an impeccable wine… Read More →

Dynamic new retail approach unfolds at OdySea


Seaport Village. Ferry Building Marketplace. Gas Lamp Quarter.  Broadway on the Beach.  Instantly recognizable, each of these iconic districts stands alone as a world-class destination. Even more importantly, each fuels the vitality of the city in which it makes its home. And soon, Scottsdale will have its own: The Shops at OdySea in the Desert.… Read More →

US Airways Center will now be Talking Stick Resort Arena

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The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced today that US Airways Center — the home of the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Rattlers, as well as the Valley’s premier concert venue – is poised to take on a new name, Talking Stick Resort Arena, under an agreement reached between… Read More →

Talking Stick Launches Trolley Service


The Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced extended season trolley service that will be offered to visitors in the city of Scottsdale and patrons of the Talking Stick Destination beginning this month. Complimentary Talking Stick trolley service will run 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday to Saturday… Read More →

Bingo player takes home more than $90,000 at Casino Arizona

Chandler resident Charlene Vance became the latest Casino Arizona jackpot winner on Aug. 25. She took home $98,000.
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Casino Arizona, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, announced a winner in its U-Pick progressive bingo game. Chandler resident Charlene Vance became the latest jackpot winner trying her luck at the property’s O-75 in 20 numbers or less on Aug. 25. She took home $98,000. “We are no stranger to jackpots at… Read More →

Great Hearts Academies completes 5 charter schools

Great Hearts

Great Hearts Academies and Nations|Wright announced today the recent completion of construction on five Valley charter schools.  The two newest Great Hearts campuses, Cicero and Arete, as well as an expanded Maryvale Preparatory Academy campus all opened on or before Aug. 11 for the 2014-2015 school year. Nations Wright, serving as Owner’s Representative for Great Hearts, managed… Read More →

90th Street Medical Campus planned for SRPMIC

Proposed rendering courtesy of GPE

A state-of-the-art medical campus will soon be built at the northeast corner of Loop 101 and 90th Street, on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, less than two miles from the Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. The 43-acre, mixed-use development will be named 90th Street Medical Campus. “We have had tremendous interest for this extraordinary… Read More →

Senators Urged to Preserve Future of Indian Gaming in Arizona

Top 5: Arizona Casinos - Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

Congress has the power to intervene in a growing national practice and problem of ‘off-reservation gaming,’ or ‘reservation-shopping.’ The topic was at the heart of an oversight hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs today, titled, “Indian Gaming: The Next 25 Years,” and included discussion of H.R. 1410—the bi-partisan bill to solve the… Read More →

Topgolf opens first Arizona location


Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International, Inc. will open its first location in Arizona tomorrow, following its VIP grand opening party this evening. The new 65,000-square-foot facility will be the company’s 13th location worldwide, first in the southwestern United States, and the first to be built on Native American lands. The private VIP grand opening party… Read More →

Laws of the land: Navigating development in Indian Country


Anyone who has tried to develop on one of the 22 federally recognized Indian tribes’ land in Arizona has probably encountered the patchwork of land ownership that can sometimes make it difficult to build.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community goes commercial


Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community may have one of the best-located pieces of commercial real estate in the Phoenix Metro. It owns a 9.5-mile long area, known as the Pima Corridor, parallel to the Loop 101, a beltway connected to nearly all area freeways. Of that commercially zoned stretch, 143 acres remain undeveloped. Many Valley… Read More →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

New to Market: Noah Webster School – Pima Campus

Courtesy of Adolfson & Peterson Construction
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | New to Market | Other

Developer: Noah Webster Schools & Salt River Devco General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Architect: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Location: Pima & Jackrabbit roads, Scottsdale Size: 51,502 SF Value: $5.4M Completed date: July 2014 Project Description: The two-story framed K-6 charter school facility will feature 32 classrooms, including music and art rooms, a multi-purpose gym… Read More →