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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
News 6 days ago
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
News 6 days ago
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?
News 1 week ago
'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
News 1 week ago
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
News 1 week ago
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
News 1 week ago
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 week 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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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.
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 3 weeks ago
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
News 3 weeks ago
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 3 weeks 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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Phoenix-area residents search for affordable housing
News 4 weeks ago
Phoenix-area residents search for affordable housing

The gap between what Phoenix-area residents earn and what they pay for housing is growing and putting the squeeze on many....

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Downtown Phoenix apartments sell for $84.2M, more than twice average Valley apartment price
News 1 month ago
Downtown Phoenix apartments sell for $84.2M, more than twice average Valley apartment price

One of downtown Phoenix's new apartment complexes in the heart of Roosevelt Row has sold for $84.2 million. The 316-unit Broadstone Roosevelt Row...

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Critical mass: Arizona is now third-worst in the nation for affordable housing
News 1 month ago
Critical mass: Arizona is now third-worst in the nation for affordable housing

For a decade now, an affordable-housing shortage has devastated Arizona's poor and middle-class households. One advocate called it "the perfect...

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Cactus League is an economic engine for Arizona. These car-rental companies threaten it
News 1 month ago
Cactus League is an economic engine for Arizona. These car-rental companies threaten it

Every February and March, the Cactus League welcomes Arizonans and visitors from across the country to 10 ballparks across Maricopa County. About 6...

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Scottsdale wedding shop suddenly closes, leaving bride without her $3,000 dress
News 1 month ago
Scottsdale wedding shop suddenly closes, leaving bride without her $3,000 dress

When Art Doloresco saw his daughter step out of the Lillian Lottie Couture dressing room in a lace wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and an...

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J.C. Penney to close 24 more stores: Sales fall as department stores struggle
News 1 month ago
J.C. Penney to close 24 more stores: Sales fall as department stores struggle

J. C. Penney plans to close 15 additional full-line stores and nine home-and-furniture locations as the retailer struggles to get its footing amid...

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Rental-car tax that supports sports facilities is legal, Arizona Supreme Court says
News 1 month ago
Rental-car tax that supports sports facilities is legal, Arizona Supreme Court says

Maricopa County's rental-car tax to support sports facilities is legal, the Arizona Supreme Court said in an opinion Monday. The case was led by a...

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Federal government suspends permit for large Arizona development near San Pedro River
News 1 month ago
Federal government suspends permit for large Arizona development near San Pedro River

The federal government has suspended a permit for a development that would bring 28,000 homes to the Arizona desert near Benson and the San Pedro...

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Want a tax break in downtown Phoenix? You'll have to pay for it in affordable housing
News 1 month ago
Want a tax break in downtown Phoenix? You'll have to pay for it in affordable housing

Most large cities in the U. S. require developers who erect luxury apartment complexes to put money into a pot for affordable housing. The city...

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Cozy Mesa loft allows artist a versatile space to both work and play
News 1 month ago
Cozy Mesa loft allows artist a versatile space to both work and play

Portraits by Drexler's artist mother Beth Hyatt, who lives in Anthem, add color and life to the high white walls. Portraits by Drexler's artist...

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If you really like Fendi, the Italian designer is building homes in Scottsdale
News 2 months ago
If you really like Fendi, the Italian designer is building homes in Scottsdale

Developers, architects and government leaders gathered Wednesday to break ground on the highly anticipated retail and dining portion of the...

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Phoenix considers demolishing downtown senior housing to make way for cheaper apartments
News 2 months ago
Phoenix considers demolishing downtown senior housing to make way for cheaper apartments

Downtown Phoenix has no "workforce housing" - housing that is affordable to people who make between $38,000 and $48,000 annually - according to the...

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