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Lee & Associates - Arizona | Week in Review | Friday, July 4, 2014

07/03/2014



LOCAL NEWS

 

The Top 10 US metros beating expectations for job growth; Phoenix cracks the list

Phoenix is among the top 10 U.S. metros for beating job growth expectations over the past several years. PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL

 

The Cities Stealing Jobs From Wall Street; Phoenix No. 1

When we think about American finance, the default image is of a pinstriped banker on Wall Street. But increasingly financial services is shifting away from the traditional bastions of money. FORBES

 

Officials break ground on new Chandler 202 office space

Chandler officials and developers began the process toward building an office facility on Wednesday that’s expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the Price Road corridor. EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE

 

Phoenix still sixth-largest city in U.S.; officials say population undercounted

Officials say an undercount would cause Phoenix to miss out on tens of millions of dollars. AZCENTRAL

 

 

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 

U.S. private job gains in June largest in 1-1/2 years

U.S. private-sector hiring hit a 1-1/2-year high in June, reinforcing views that momentum was building to carry the economy through the rest of the year after a dismal start. REUTERS

 

Shrinking Office Spaces Slow Recovery

Even as U.S. employment pushes past its prerecession levels, employers are remaining frugal when it comes to office space. WALL ST. JOURNAL

 

For $15M, Nike unloads 75 acres of mystery land

The Nike Foundation has sold nearly 75 acres of mystery land in a prime industrial location in Washington County. PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL

 

Pace of Commercial Development, Construction Picking Up Speed

While Activity Remains Spotty In Some Sectors and Regions, Nonresidential Development Pipelines Should Continue to Fill Up At Least Through Yearend COSTAR

 

 

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