Scottsdale named one of America’s hardest working cities

Scottsdale finished at No. 6 overall, Gilbert at No. 14 and Chandler at No. 19. Via The financial analysis website and service, ranked 116 cities across six metrics. Scottsdale came in behind Anchorage, Alaska; Plano, Texas; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Virginia Beach, Va. and Irving, Texas. Gilbert came in at No. 14, while Chandler ranked 19th in the study. Phoenix came in 51st and was followed by Mesa (70), Glendale (74)

The Business of Water Conservation

Our conservation habits may lead cities to increase rates or encourage development to sustain revenue Read more at Households in Maricopa County are expected to use less and less  water through 2020 and into the next decade, according to a recent study. “Customers across the industry should expect that water will become more expensive.” That may lead some cities to raise water rates or encourage growth to sustain revenue. Water demand

Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers

NerdWallet conducted a study analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities for the best cities to find work in. Source: NerdWallet: Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers – Phoenix Business Journal In a recent NerdWallet ranking of the top cities for job seekers, Phoenix ranked 50th. Enlarge Phoenix JIM POULIN/PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL Using the unemployment rate for the city, employed population growth, median annual earnings