Casa Grande

Via The southern Arizona city of Casa Grande is taking steps to address problems associated with thousands of unfinished lots, which are often known as “zombie developments,” where construction came to a standstill after the housing market collapsed. The city Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking a change to city code that extends the amount of time developers have to complete streets, sidewalks and water and sewer systems from

Lucid Motors Looking For Funding To Build $700 Million Factory In Casa Grande

Via Via It was announced in November that a Tesla rival is going to bring a new high-tech factory and thousands of jobs to Arizona. Lucid Motors will build a $700 million factory in Casa Grande, which is supposedly going to open up about 2,000 jobs. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, Lucid Motors is looking for funding to help out with the costs. Lucid Chief Technology Officer Peter

Residential Real Estate Heats Up

“You can never have too much of a good thing,” or so the saying goes.  But that’s not true when it comes to residential real estate in Metro Phoenix. Via “Arizona continues to have a shortage of listing inventory, especially less than $300,000,” says Trudy Moore, designated broker at HomeSmart. “First-time home buyers make up a large sector of the market and there are just not enough listings to

casa grande theme park

Developers are pitching a new amusement park project which could cost as much as $4 billion and would be built in the Arizona city of Casa Grande. Via According to ABC News, Florida-based The Blocks Sports Company has filed a proposal in Casa Grande for the construction of a 1,500-acre theme park and resort, which officials compared to the scope of Disney World in Orlando. The amusement park, dubbed

Read more at Franklin Foods Holdings (Franklin), the World’s fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today that Hochland SE, a privately-held Bavaria, Germany-based cheese company, has acquired Franklin Foods and its sister companies. Jon Gutknecht, current partner, president and CEO of Franklin Foods, will continue to lead Franklin and maintain an interest in the new venture. Franklin Foods will continue to operate independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of

What a great year 2016 has been for Arizona’s technology sector. We are on the rise and actively competing with the top technology states and cities in the country. This is in no small part thanks to our state’s business and legislative leadership who have made tremendous strides in making our business landscape more attractive to quality technology companies. As we look forward to creating a great future, we look

Tax Payers are Buying the Land for Lucid Motors Factory

Officials in Pinal County, Arizona are considering ways to raise the money needed to purchase 500 acres of land near the city of Casa Grande where Lucid Motors intends to build its $700 million electric car factory. Via The proposed manufacturing facility was the subject of a high profile press event earlier this month that featured Arizona governor Doug Ducey. All parties acknowledge Ducey was a key player in

Top 10 Arizona business stories of 2016

In Arizona, some of the top business stories of 2016 stem from strong gains in such sectors as housing, defense and autos. Source: Top 10 Arizona business stories of 2016 The economy, stupid — be it up, down, rising, declining, stable, flat or growing — still dominates any debate over the state of the nation and its myriad geopolitical entities nearly 2½ decades after the sound bite was first uttered during the 1992 presidential

Lucid Motors announced today that it would build a manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles in Arizona, with production beginning in 2018.   The will be sourcing parts from Sonora and prioritize hiring American veterans. Source: Arizona gains new electric vehicle plant as Lucid Motors announces manufacturing – Roadshow

atieva electric car to be manufactured in Arizona

Atieva, an electric carmaker that placed Sacramento on a short list for locating a car manufacturing facility, has reportedly selected a site in Arizona. Atieva, the electric carmaker that placed Sacramento on a short list this year for locating a car manufacturing plant, has selected a site in Arizona, according to the tech news site Recode. A private event at Atieva’s Menlo Park office on Friday will unveil the design