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A developer had plans to build a luxury community by Lake Pleasant. Now, its water supply is in limbo
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A developer had plans to build a luxury community by Lake Pleasant. Now, its water supply is in limbo

A developer came up with a plan 15 years ago to get enough drinking water to an untouched swath of desert near Lake Pleasant for a massive...

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Dressbarn to close all its stores, including 9 in Arizona
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Dressbarn to close all its stores, including 9 in Arizona

The company, a unit of New Jersey-based ascena retail group, plans to wind down its business and close all stores eventually. Officials did not...

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Apps can help identify hidden cameras in your Airbnb or other rentals
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Apps can help identify hidden cameras in your Airbnb or other rentals

QUESTION: What apps are effective in finding hidden cameras when I'm renting an Airbnb? ANSWER: Small, inexpensive cameras that can easily be...

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Location for new Costco in Surprise revealed in city documents
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Location for new Costco in Surprise revealed in city documents

Rendering of new Surprise Costco. Site plan for new Surprise Costco. Rendering of new Surprise Costco. The proposed location for the long...

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Among the world’s 20 fastest growing retailers, Amazon just ranks at No. 4
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Among the world’s 20 fastest growing retailers, Amazon just ranks at No. 4

Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop - but that is not because Americans don't like to shop. In fact, overall...

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New condo sales, prices take a dip in metro Phoenix
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New condo sales, prices take a dip in metro Phoenix

They homeowners love the "spa-like" feeling of their spacious condo. The view is one of homeowner Donna Krebs' favorite features of her home. They...

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Color us excited: Kid-friendly Crayola Experience opens May 23 at Chandler Fashion Center
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Color us excited: Kid-friendly Crayola Experience opens May 23 at Chandler Fashion Center

The Crayola Experience will open May 23 at Chandler Fashion Center. The colorful 20,000-square-foot store that revolves around crayons is on the...

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New apartments planned for downtown Phoenix's warehouse district
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New apartments planned for downtown Phoenix's warehouse district

Downtown Phoenix's warehouse district is getting new apartments. Developer Wood Partners has paid $6 million for a 7.3-acre site at 6th Avenue and...

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Sheraton Grand Phoenix is remodeling to become a community gathering place
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Sheraton Grand Phoenix is remodeling to become a community gathering place

Warmth. Comfort. Community. Those are some of the words that Marriott executives use to describe their vision for the revamped Sheraton brand once...

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Arizona ranks toward bottom for excessive gambling, survey says
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Arizona ranks toward bottom for excessive gambling, survey says

Phoenix and handily competes with its non-casino resort neighbors throughout Scottsdale. Beyond the slot machines and gaming tables, the resort has...

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Microsoft sites in metro Phoenix will be data centers
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Microsoft sites in metro Phoenix will be data centers

Microsoft's two new sites on the west side of metro Phoenix will be data centers. Months after city officials put Microsoft on the fast track to...

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More store closings coming: Pier 1 Imports could close up to 145 more stores
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More store closings coming: Pier 1 Imports could close up to 145 more stores

Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports could close as many 145 more stores in the fiscal year, the Texas-based home goods retailer said Wednesday when...

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15 lower-rent apartments added to downtown project after community, council push back
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15 lower-rent apartments added to downtown project after community, council push back

After push-back from the community and City Council members, a massive development project planned for the heart of downtown Phoenix will offer a...

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Store closings are only part of a bigger – and more positive – story for the retail industry, execs insist
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Store closings are only part of a bigger – and more positive – story for the retail industry, execs insist

Retail-industry executives have more than a few chips on their shoulders. They're tired of being portrayed as a business in decline, even in a...

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Aldi update: The latest on the discount grocery chain's plans across metro Phoenix
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Aldi update: The latest on the discount grocery chain's plans across metro Phoenix

Discount grocery store Aldi is moving forward on bringing its national expansion to metro Phoenix - but it's unclear if any stores would open this...

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'Polycentric city': Why doesn't downtown Phoenix have more skyscrapers?
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'Polycentric city': Why doesn't downtown Phoenix have more skyscrapers?

Mountains in the background fill the empty spaces in downtown Phoenix's skyline. Unlike its big-city peers, downtown Phoenix is not known for its...

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Walmart CEO tells Tucson crowd what buying your groceries could look like in the future
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Walmart CEO tells Tucson crowd what buying your groceries could look like in the future

Imagine your refrigerator sending a message to Walmart that you're low on milk and eggs, then a Walmart employee enters your house to deliver the...

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Downtown Phoenix's Arizona Center: its history and future development
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Downtown Phoenix's Arizona Center: its history and future development

a load of dirt from the huge auger that he is digging holes with at the Arizona Center construction site at Second and Taylor Streets in Phoenix on...

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Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix gets $25 million makeover, two new towers
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Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix gets $25 million makeover, two new towers

Downtown Phoenix's Arizona Center is undergoing a rebirth, like the area around it. The 30-year-old office, shopping and restaurant development has...

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Now that a Costco is planned for Surprise, here are the retailers, restaurants the city will try to nab next
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Now that a Costco is planned for Surprise, here are the retailers, restaurants the city will try to nab next

Does persistence really pay off? Maybe. Just ask Surprise residents. They asked for an In-N-Out Burger in the city. One came. They wanted a Texas...

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New Sprouts grocery store coming to Laveen in upcoming expansion
News 1 month ago
New Sprouts grocery store coming to Laveen in upcoming expansion

250th store. Here are some traits that make its stores unusual. 250th store. Here are some traits that make its stores unusual. smaller than...

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Ritzy offices planned for Scottsdale/Paradise Valley project Palmeraie
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Ritzy offices planned for Scottsdale/Paradise Valley project Palmeraie

the Palmeraie, a luxury shopping development planned near Scottsdale and Indian Bend roads, next to a new Ritz-Carlton resort. the Palmeraie, a...

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The Palmeraie luxury shopping and resort development
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The Palmeraie luxury shopping and resort development

and retail complex at the southwestern corner of Scottsdale and Indian Bend roads. Palmeraie's proposed first phase would include shopping, dining...

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Ground to break on massive master-planned community, replacing old family-owned farm
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Ground to break on massive master-planned community, replacing old family-owned farm

Ground will break Thursday on a master-planned community in Avondale, which will include nearly 3,700 homes and will replace a formerly family...

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Who is the largest employer in your state? Walmart top in nation with Amazon second.
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Who is the largest employer in your state? Walmart top in nation with Amazon second.

Walmart is by far the largest employer in the United States, employing about 1.5 million Americans. Other companies, however, are beginning to...

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Help your favorite nonprofits in April through Arizona Gives Day and A Community Thrives
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Help your favorite nonprofits in April through Arizona Gives Day and A Community Thrives

Expect to hear from your favorite non-profits frequently this week and next. On Tuesday, more than 700 nonprofits statewide will participate in...

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Walmart Neighborhood Market closing in Chandler, and some nearby residents and merchants aren't happy about it
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Walmart Neighborhood Market closing in Chandler, and some nearby residents and merchants aren't happy about it

"I've done everything, everything possible. I've exhausted all of my resources," says Chandler resident Judy Cooper of her efforts to save her...

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Land in northeast Phoenix sells to home builder for record price
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Land in northeast Phoenix sells to home builder for record price

A homebuilder has paid a record price for approximately 120 acres in northeast Phoenix. Only one home was on the nearly vacant swath of desert. D....

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Phoenix transit center may be bulldozed for massive tower development
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Phoenix transit center may be bulldozed for massive tower development

The open space that separates the Van Buren light rail platforms between Central and First avenues may soon be transformed into a $231 million,...

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Apartment rents climb faster in metro Phoenix than anywhere in the U.S.
News 2 months ago
Apartment rents climb faster in metro Phoenix than anywhere in the U.S.

Apartment rents climbed faster in metro Phoenix than anywhere in the U. S. during the past year. The average monthly cost to rent in the Valley...

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