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Cancellation of light rail leaves $162 million in Glendale transportation coffers

Posted by   /  January 19, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Darrell Jackson | The Glendale Star A month after councilmembers ended the city’s participation in bringing light rail to downtown Glendale, staff presented the report of increased funds that adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the city’s transportation plan. “The Dec. 12 action by council to remove the light rail project from our […]

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Glendale spends $1.5 million to bring in BMW dealership along Loop 101

Posted by   /  January 12, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Perry Vandell | The Republic The Arrowhead BMW dealership Glendale landed last March comes with a $1.5 million price tag to the city. That’s because the city needs to carry its waterline across the Loop 101 freeway to the dealership and other expected businesses. The Glendale City Council unanimously approved the deal on Tuesday. City staff say the […]

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[OPINION] My Turn: 10 reasons not to kill light rail to downtown Glendale

Posted by   /  December 11, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) By Bart Turner | The Republic At an October workshop session, the Glendale City Council once again considered our long-planned connection to the Valley Metro light-rail system. At the end of our discussion, four of the seven council members (Mayor Jerry Weiers, Vice Mayor Ian […]

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Glendale’s bond rating goes up again

Posted by   /  December 1, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Two years after near junk bond rating, Glendale continues financial turnaround By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star Two years after nearing bankruptcy, Glendale continued its financial turnaround when FitchRating increased the city’s bond rating to its highest rating of AAA for general obligation bonds (ULTGO). “We have a lot to be thankful for with this […]

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[OP-ED] Dear Amazon: Don’t put your second headquarters in Glendale

Posted by   /  November 27, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.)  By Kevin Phelps | Special for The Republic An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos: During this time of the year where time is set aside to give thanks, we have much to be thankful for here in Glendale. Just a few short years ago we were […]

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Is Ikea trying to take over the universe?

Posted by   /  November 21, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Robert L. Pela | Phoenix New Times I admit it: I worry that Ikea is trying to take over the universe. Or at least the interior aesthetic of the American Southwest. On the other hand, I’ve never been a huge fan of rustic-beamed ceilings and light fixtures made from repurposed wagon wheels. So it’s […]

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More annexations in Glendale’s future

Posted by   /  November 17, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star With the recent additions of Topgolf and BMW, Glendale continues to grow in size as council prepares for the annexation of more than 1,300 acres into the city limits near Luke Air Force Base. The city is also expected to start another annexation near the Loop 303. The first […]

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Topgolf breaks ground on third greater Phoenix location

Posted by   /  November 3, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By David McGlothlin | AZBigMedia Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® broke ground this week at their newest location in Glendale, its fourth in Arizona, with Tucson set to open in winter of 2017. Located at 6101 N. 99th Ave., the venue is expected to open at the end of 2018. “The Topgolf venue that we are building in […]

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Glendale continues to expand with three new housing projects

Posted by   /  October 20, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star Glendale continues to expand after council approved three new housing projects during recent meetings. Hartford Court, Marbella Ranch and Garden Grove were approved by council and rezoned during the Sept. 26 meeting. The Garden Grove development, at Glendale and 85th avenues, would have 92 lots with an average lot […]

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Glendale citizens argue against proposed Goodwill

Posted by   /  October 20, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Location gets tentative approval for conditional use permit By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star The planning commission gave tentative approval for a new Goodwill at the northwest corner of 59th Avenue and Loop 101, but numerous citizens are arguing that is it not allowed at this location, based on the original development agreement to build […]

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