Tag Archives: economic development

March 16, 2021

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. A 240-acre site on the west side of the Loop 202 South Mountain freeway extension is being primed for a large-scale industrial development, which the development team said will further the city of Phoenix’s goals to have a technology corridor along the region’s newest freeway. “The

February 9, 2021

This article originally published in the Phoenix Business Journal. In recent years, the town has become the place where international companies want to locate, and business and government leaders say the momentum will continue. Over the course of three decades, the East Valley town of Gilbert went from what people then described as “nothing but

November 30, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. A heavy slant towards industrial employment may have insulated the city of Goodyear from some of the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but West Valley advocates still hope to attract more office buildings that will allow residents to work closer to home. Goodyear isn’t equipped

October 7, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. An industrial metal supplier that caters to a variety of customers, from artists to hospitals, is growing its Phoenix footprint and plans more hiring to accommodate its growth. Los Angeles-based Industrial Metal Supply recently completed a rezoning to construct a new Phoenix location that will total

May 11, 2020

A controversial condominium tower four years in the making has received unanimous approval from the Phoenix City Council. At a virtual zoning hearing that lasted about two hours on May 6, Council gave the green light to Scottsdale-based Sunbelt Holdings Inc. to build an $85 million condominium on what currently is a parking lot at

February 20, 2020

Leaders in one West Valley community seeded ground for an innovative residential development, which some hope — and others fear — will bring much-needed affordable housing. But the project’s potential impact proved a point of contention, with some residents claiming the project will attract poor people and crime and drive down their property properties. Developers

July 22, 2019

A proposed 150-foot downtown office building surpassed a major hurdle on July 10 when it received thumbs up from the Scottsdale Planning Commission. Read more…