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Utilities aim to provide infrastructure to meet Arizona’s continued growth and ensure a vibrant economy

Most Challenging Project 2011: Soleri Bridge

When economic developers head into the marketplace to sell Arizona’s benefits to interested relocation prospects, one item on that list is plentiful: reliable and well-priced utilities. While some cities deliver electric power in addition to sewer and water, the power grid is essentially divided between Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project and Tucson Power &… Read More →

Annual Southside Canal Dry-up Starts Friday

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by in Business News

Salt River Project begins its annual winter canal dry-up schedule later this week when portions of the South, Consolidated, Eastern, Tempe, Western and Highline canals on the south side of the Salt River will be drained for annual maintenance and construction activities. The 2013 southside dry-up marks the second year of a seven-year canal dry-up… Read More →

Arizona's Energy Efficiency Programs Rank in Top 10

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by in Business News | Energy | Green

The most authoritative national ranking of state energy efficiency policies and programs released today shows Arizona leading the Southwest. Arizona placed 12th overall in the national rankings and 10th in the country on a key score for utility energy efficiency programs and policies. The 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an… Read More →

Arizona’s Energy Efficiency Programs Rank in Top 10

duke energy renewables - solar panel
by in Business News | Energy | Green

The most authoritative national ranking of state energy efficiency policies and programs released today shows Arizona leading the Southwest. Arizona placed 12th overall in the national rankings and 10th in the country on a key score for utility energy efficiency programs and policies. The 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an… Read More →

Colliers International Completes $7.8M Sale of Tempe Office Building to SRP

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by in Brokerage | Business News

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently served as advisers in the sale of a Tempe Class B office building, 1511 N. Project Drive, to SRP for $7.8 million or $122.97 per square foot. SRP purchased the 61,807 square-foot-building from Altier Credit Union to expand its administrative space. SRP already occupied approximately 40,000 square feet of… Read More →

Apple brings 700 jobs to Valley manufacturing plant

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, speaks on stage during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 at an Apple event in San Francisco, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
by in Business News | Tech

Apple Inc. says it will open a manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa that will eventually employ 700 workers. “Apple’s presence in the region will be a game-changer for the Greater Phoenix area, its innovation landscape and future ability to attract other high-tech companies,” said GPEC President and CEO Barry Broome. “Between their… Read More →

De Rito Partners, Inc. Negotiates Sale of Alameda Crossing Restaurant Building

Alameda Crossing, De Rito
by in Brokerage

Agents Paul Serafin and Matt Morrell with De Rito Partners, Inc. negotiated the $1.4M sale of a 6,699 SF restaurant building at Alameda Crossing on the N/NE corner of Dysart & McDowell roads. The buyer was Rangel Enterprises, LLC for Martin & Patricia Rangel, Fiesta Mexicana Restaurants and the seller was AR 1733 North, Dysart… Read More →

Sonoqui Wash Flood Control Project Wins Design Award

Sonoqui Wash, Stanley Consultants
by in Construction | In The Spotlight

The Sonoqui Wash Channelization Phase 2 project, a regional flood control channel located in Maricopa County, recently received an Honor Award in the annual Engineering Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC).  The project was designed by Stanley Consultants, a consulting engineering firm located in Phoenix. “This project… Read More →

Project News: Perkins Coie LLP

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by in Architecture | Business News | New to Market

Developer/Building Owner: Phoenix Plaza, PT, LLC General Contractor: Wespac Construction Construction Manager: Cresa Partners, Jason Wery Architect: Evolution Design, Inc., Roberta Thomas, IIDA, ASID Location: 2901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix Size: 89,000 SF Brokerage Firm: Lee & Associates, Craig Coppola Value: WND Estimated start and completion dates: June 2012 to September 2013 Subcontractors: Transact Commercial… Read More →

GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014

Downtown Phoenix

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee. Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman. “As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors… Read More →

SRP eyes alternatives for power line plan

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by in Business News | Energy

Salt River Project has delayed its proposal to bring high-voltage power lines to Chandler and Sun Lakes neighborhoods. Officials with the utility company say they’re continuing to work with the Gila River Indian Community on an alternative plan. SRP had planned to apply for state permission to bring the 230-kilovolt power lines through neighborhoods in… Read More →

SRP Expands 'Green Fleet' of Electric Vehicles

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by in Energy | Featured | Green

Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.  More Level 2 (240 Volt) charging units are coming, as SRP continues to invest in its “green fleet.” As part of the company’s green fleet program,… Read More →

SRP Expands ‘Green Fleet’ of Electric Vehicles

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by in Energy | Featured | Green

Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.  More Level 2 (240 Volt) charging units are coming, as SRP continues to invest in its “green fleet.” As part of the company’s green fleet program,… Read More →

SRP Donates $50,000 Toward Ronald McDonald House

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Salt River Project has approved a $50,000 donation toward construction of a new Ronald McDonald House on the campus of Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa.  The new House will be the first in the East Valley and the third in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The new 12,600 square foot Ronald McDonald House will be… Read More →