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Pollack: Economy still on track

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16th, 2018 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week Not quite the exciting week for economic news compared to recent weeks, but, it’s a luxury that we can be bored by ongoing good news. Real GDP this […]

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Knapp named Paradise Valley community development director

Posted by   /  July 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  Paradise Valley Independent After a nationwide search, Deputy Town Manager Dawn Marie Buckland announced July 13 that she has hired Jeremy Knapp to fill the Town of Paradise Valley’s community development director position. The position oversees the town’s planning, permitting, and code enforcement functions, according to a press release. Mr. Knapp is currently the […]

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East Valley growth driving public safety training complexes

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  By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune East Valley fire and police officials are feeling the region’s growth – and so will taxpayers. Both Gilbert and Chandler have grown so explosively that their police and fire departments no longer can rely on other municipalities to train officers and firefighters. As a result, on Tuesday, […]

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Maricopa City Council candidates try to gain public favor at forum

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  By Bethany Blundell | Maricopa Monitor City Council candidates in Maricopa received their first opportunity to publicly state their platform at a political forum Saturday night. The forum brought together the two incumbents and five other candidates: Henry Wade, Vincent Manfredi, Linette Caroselli, Bob Marsh, Rich Vitiello, Paige Richie and Cynthia Morgan. Leon Potter […]

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Canyon Del Rio development draws closer

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By Adrian Skabelund | Arizona Daily Sun After nearly 16 years of planning, development plans for a 270-acre swath of land at the intersection of Butler Avenue and Fourth Street are nearing fruition, and new homes could be under construction as soon as 2020. Investors who own the property are asking the city for a rezoning of 26 […]

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Western states lead single-family residential permits growth, Northeast lags

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By Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington | NAHB Over the first five months of 2018, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 363,327. On a year-over-year basis, this is an 8.0% increase over the May 2017 level of 336,410. The results from the SOC are similar, year-to-date single-family permits over the first five months of 2018 was, 363,700 […]

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The Dealmaker: 7/16/2018

Posted by   /  July 16, 2018  /  Dealmaker  /  No Comments

The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox         A chip off the tax block: Frito-Lay, county settle tax dispute. Frito-Lay, “a major employer in Casa Grande for decades,” has reached an agreement with […]

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Power to the drones: Utilities place bets on robots; Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies Chairman Troy Roberts, expresses support

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  By Stephen Jewkes, Christoph Steitz | Reuters Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometers without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies. Utilities in Europe are looking to long-distance drones to scour thousands of miles of grids for damage and leaks in an attempt to avoid network failures that cost them […]

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Foothills Mall redevelopment moving forward

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  By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Originally developed in 1981, the 22-parcel, 68-acre Foothills Mall in unincorporated Pima County will undergo a massive renovation and restoration as a multi-modal live/work/play destination under an ambitious master plan submitted to the county’s Development Services Department last month by owners FHM Partners, LLC. According to the proposal’s introduction, “Across […]

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2017’s best & worst places for first-time home buyers

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  By Adam McCann, Financial Writer | WalletHub Buying a home for the first time is an exciting and important milestone for many Americans. Their purchases make up a sizable chunk of the market, too. In 2017, 38% of all U.S. single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers. The search for a first home requires careful consideration […]

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