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Avondale buying Gila River land after BLM deal, could open large swaths of land for potential development

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Avondale is looking to buy land from the Gila River Indian Community south of the Estrella Mountains that could help open as much as 35,000 acres of land for potential future development. Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise and the City Council have approved a measure for the city […]

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Podcast: Why Arizona will probably legalize recreational marijuana in 2020; would be ‘a boon to the industry,’ says Rose Law Group Partner and Cannabis Dept. Director, Laura Bianchi

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Cannabis  /  No Comments

By Taylor Seely | Arizona Republic First, Arizona legalized medical marijuana in 2010. Then came a failed attempt to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016. Now, those in the state’s marijuana industry are giddy at the thought of the future. Why? Political insiders don’t think Gov. Doug Ducey will fundraise or campaign against recreational marijuana legalization in 2020 like he did in 2016. […]

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Buy low-tops, sell high-tops: A sneaker exchange is worth $1 billion

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Scott Cutler, the new chief executive of StockX, and Josh Luber, the founder, in the company’s storage room at their Detroit headquarters. / Credit Nick Hagen / The New York Times StockX is one of several online marketplaces that have turned resales of shoes into a big — and highly valued — business. By Erin Griffith […]

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Updating Coconino County community development plans

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Flagstaff Business News Coconino County Community Development has been working to update the county subdivision ordinance, the county zoning ordinance and community area plans. Community development staff, with the assistance of a consultant, completed a draft update to the county subdivision ordinance, which was approved by the Board of Supervisors on May 21. This two-year […]

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City announces property closing for hotel in Maricopa

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Grace Harrah | Maricopa Monitor The city’s lodging accommodation options are about to expand. City Manager Rick Horst announced at the June 18 Maricopa City Council meeting the property purchase for a proposed La Quinta Inn hotel had closed. The property is located at 44575 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Horst said he […]

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Mesa lovin’ results of neighborhood program

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

East Valley Tribune By Jordan Houston | East Valley Tribnune Two Mesa neighborhoods received a $350,000 makeover thanks to a new pilot program geared toward re-vamping struggling areas within the city. Residents say they see fewer instances of crime, graffiti and rundown properties as a result of the Love Your Neighborhood program, according to Housing […]

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Gilbert is named ‘Best City for Business

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia At the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Annual Awards Luncheon last week, the Chamber awarded the Town of Gilbert the “Best City for Business” in recognition of its pro-business initiatives and ongoing economic development efforts. The award, which was sponsored by Cox Communications, was accepted onstage at the event by Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. “We’re […]

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Quarter horse association endorses Scottsdale bonds, community leaders join campaign

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Arizona Quarter Horse Association hosts the Arizona Fall Championship at WestWorld in September and the Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show in February and March. / Arianna Grainey / Independent Newsmedia Scottsdale Independent The Arizona Quarter Horse Association has announced it is strongly supporting the trio of Scottsdale bond measures on the November 2019 […]

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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approve $2.57B budget for FY2020

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of nearly $2.6 billion Monday, June 24, 2019. / Submitted photo / YourValley.net YourValley.net With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. Today, the Maricopa […]

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How to build homes regular people can afford

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Brad Hunter | Forbes Homes have been getting less and less affordable, but there are some innovative approaches coming from the marketplace that will help to alleviate this problem. New home construction is not keeping up with demand overall, and the homes that are being built are not priced in such a way that […]

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