News from Tempe, Arizona (AZ)

New Agricultural Law Course Fills Longtime Void In Arizona

Via asunow.asu.edu Agriculture has long been an important part of Arizona’s economy. Thanks to a member of the Phoenix area’s most influential farming families, agricultural law will be taught at an Arizona law school for the first time this fall. Richard Morrison, who for decades has practiced and taught law in Arizona and has overseen several prominent family-owned agricultural enterprises, will teach the agricultural law class at the Sandra Day

SAP Opens New Regional Technology Hub In Arizona

Via webwire.com SAP SE(NYSE: SAP), a global leader in enabling digital business, today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art office at a new tech park built on the 58-acre-large Grand at Papago Park Center in Tempe, Arizona, in the heart of the Phoenix metropolitan area. The presence of SAP, who is a massive, global enterprise software provider in Tempe, further establishes the region as a rapidly developing technology hub, akin

Merger Shows Medical Marijuana Growth In Arizona

Via theleafonline.com Harvest, a national medical marijuana operator, has merged with Modern Flower, a leading Arizona cultivator and wholesale cannabis supplier, making it the largest cannabis supply operation in the state. The merger gives the company more dispensary licenses and cultivation facilities than any other provider in Arizona. Americans for Safe Access is working to make cannabis available to all who need it as medicine. Harvest is one of only

Arizona's First Whole Foods Market 365 Breaks Ground In Tempe As Part Of Apartment Project

Via azcentral.com Downtown Tempe will get its first new grocery store in more than a decade and Arizona’s first Whole Foods Market 365. The popular grocery chain, which caters to buyers looking for organic and fresh foods, recently launched the 365 concept with smaller, more affordable markets. “Our 365 stores deliver the same quality that our customers have come to expect but in a convenient and fun new format that provides exceptional value,” Whole

Via supplyht.com Dayton, Ohio-based Winsupply has opened a new location in Tempe, Ariz., serving the fire-sprinkler and fabrication industries in the Phoenix metropolitan area and beyond. Danny Garcia is the president of the new company and has 18 years’ experience in fire sprinklers and fabrication. Garcia and his team of four employees bring more than 30 combined years of experience in the fire-sprinkler and fabrication industries to Winsupply. “The opening

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

Via rebusinessonline.com 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,

Via businesswire.com Oncology’s new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, located at the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), is now open and offering the latest cancer treatment services available to patients in Phoenix and the East Valley. The new center, developed and built by Ryan Companies US, Inc., offers integrated, high-quality care to diagnose and treat cancer. Patient services include medical, gynecologic and radiation oncology, hematology, advanced diagnostics including PET/CT imaging,

Phase 1 Of Colossal ASU Tempe Makeover Begins; 20,000 Jobs Expected

Via azcentral.com The first phase of a project that will fundamentally reshape the east end of the Arizona State University campus and help fund the university’s athletic department is under way. ASU and Oakland, California-based Catellus Development Corp., aim to develop 330 acres of ASU property and ultimately expect to bring about 20,000 jobs and 5,000 residents to the area. The sports facilities district project, dubbed the Novus Innovation Corridor,

Maricopa Board of Supervisors Adopt Preliminary County Budget

Via queencreekindependent.com Today my colleagues and I unanimously approved the county’s tentative fiscal year 2018 budget. The $2.49 billion budget makes significant investments in future growth while adhering to the county’s commitment to lean, customer-service oriented government. As chairman, my office worked for months with other elected officials and department managers to craft a budget that is both responsible and sustainable. Balancing a budget without raising the tax rate is

A more than $175 million streetcar project in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe will begin with the goal of adding three miles of track around downtown by 2020. Construction along the route unveiled by Valley Metro last week will run from June to August, when tourism is lighter and fewer students are in the college town. Most of the work will be on Mill and Ash avenues and will take