Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

Via Arizona knows that attracting great minds is easy when you give them the tools and support they need to go faster and further than ever before. Arizona is home to a surging ecosystem of global giants, early stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy Millennial talent who are breaking new ground across a wide range of industry growth sectors. What’s more, Arizona offers a robust portfolio of programs and resources supporting

Newmark Secures $151M In Financing For 30-Property Industrial Portfolio In Arizona

Via PHOENIX — Newmark has secured $151 million in financing for a 30-property industrial portfolio in Arizona. The portfolio contains more than 4 million square feet of space occupied by more than 1,000 tenants. The 15-year non-recourse loan features a rate below 4 percent. The portfolio is a mix of light industrial / manufacturing buildings with small to medium bay depths. The properties are located in Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa,

Plaza Companies Awarded New Economic Development Zone in Peoria

Via The Peoria City Council voted Tuesday night to enter into a new agreement with Plaza Companies on a significant new development project at the Loop 101 and Peoria Road. Plaza Companies will enter into a long-term ground lease on the 14-acre property, located at the southwest corner of the highly trafficked intersection. Plaza will design, lease and develop the city-owned parcel to create a new commercial office complex and attract new business to the community.   This unique site is one of the

WebPT Doubles Down On STEM In Arizona

Via To help propel the growth of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in Arizona, WebPT has partnered with the Arizona Science Center, Peoria School District and Girls in Tech to support initiatives aimed at inspiring and empowering diverse groups to engage in STEM programs. In today’s era of digitalization, STEM has infiltrated nearly every sector of business. As a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company, WebPT recognizes the

West Valley Cities Reach Pre-recession Revenues

Via Some West Valley cities are reaching revenue levels they hadn’t seen since the Great Recession, and financial plans call for spending on projects from a new bus route in Avondale to a parking garage in Peoria. Avondale, Goodyear and Peoria are on target to surpass pre-recession levels of operating revenue. Peoria’s general fund, a city’s biggest bucket of operating funds that is largely fed by sales-tax collections, peaked

BASIS Top High School in the Nation

Four schools in Arizona placed in the top five spots in U.S. News and World Report’s much-watched rankings of the nation’s high schools. BASIS Scottsdale topped the list, followed by BASIS Tucson North at No. 2 and BASIS Oro Valley at No. 3. The BASIS schools are a group of charter schools in Arizona and Texas, as well as a branch in Washington, D.C. High Technology High School in New Jersey is