Phoenix-related RSS news feed from selected sources.

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  • Downtown pedicab drivers halted by the pandemic
    by Mikenzie Hammel on December 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Pedicab drivers in downtown Phoenix are itching to get out and ride again, but the pandemic has stopped them from doing so. It’s been nearly 10 months since COVID-19 forced people all over the country into their homes and away from others, and […]

  • Cityscape to have scavenger hunt, virtual holiday activities
    by Jazmyne Keese on December 3, 2020 at 7:30 am

    Residents can look forward to upcoming virtual holiday activities at Cityscape Phoenix as fall activities come to a close. Cityscape Phoenix is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix and offers various retail locations for residents in addition to […]

  • Goodyear OKs 288-unit Multifamily Development
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 6:32 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Allante Development, LLC, an affiliate of Denver-based Allante Properties, LLC recently received approval from Goodyear City Council to develop a 288-unit multifamily community at the NWC of Van Buren Street and Sarival […]

  • COVID-19 News Round-up for December 1st
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Tucson Budget Remains Healthy Tucson’s municipal budget is faring better than originally projected at the onset of the pandemic crisis, bolstered in part by revenues from online purchases and construction […]

  • Banner Sports Medicine Center Announced
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Alter, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate developers, announced a $54M, three-story, 80KSF comprehensive sports medicine center at its Riverwalk at Talking Stick mixed-use development, located along the Loop 101 at Indian Bend Road […]

  • West-MEC CTE Program Helps Shrink Labor Shortage
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    America is dealing with an unprecedented shortage of skilled labor. The Department of Labor reports that while there are 7.6 million unfilled jobs, only 6.5 million people were looking for work. This is the same situation in Arizona. The industries […]

  • Industry Professionals 12-01-20
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    Giving Back 1. For the past 15 years, Michael Pollack of Pollack Investments has supported Bishop Tyronne Stowe’s annual Thanksgiving meals for those in need and this year the giving continues. Pollack has donated all the necessary funds to cover […]

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions 12-01-20
    by Monica Tapia on December 1, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    Sales Transactions 1. An undisclosed buyer purchased The Retreat at the Raven, a 192-unit garden-style multifamily property at 3606 E. Baseline Road, Phoenix, for $49.2M. Senior Managing Directors Mark Forrester and Ric Holway and Senior Director […]

  • Loans, Grants to Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 in Downtown Phoenix
    by Sara Scoville-Weaver on November 30, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    Downtown Phoenix businesses have been hit hard by coronavirus-related closures and safety measures, but there are a growing number of resources and relief programs to turn to. The list below... continue reading.

  • Join Downtown Voices Coalition Virtual Meeting, Sat., Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m.
    by DVC on November 28, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    The Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee will hold its usual 2nd Saturday of the month community meeting on December 12, 2020 at its usual start time of 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda is being worked on, so if you have something you would […]

  • Local businesses find ways to attract customers while First Friday is indefinitely postponed
    by Connor Fries on November 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    First Friday, the nation’s largest self-guided art walk on Roosevelt Row, has been postponed due to COVID-19 and local businesses in the area are being negatively impacted. Local businesses and artists on Roosevelt Row benefit greatly from the […]

  • Arizona dispensaries to see a spike in product demand
    by William Fore-Aldrete on November 25, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    Arizona medical-marijuana dispensaries are projected to see an extensive increase in sales with the passing of Proposition 207, the legalization of recreational marijuana. Dispensaries across the state are preparing for a boom in revenue. Because of […]

  • CMAR Sought for Tolleson High School Project
    by Monica Tapia on November 24, 2020 at 5:42 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX The Tolleson Union High School District recently issued a Request for Qualifications for Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) services in order to build a Performing Arts and Media Center and new Classroom building at its […]

  • COVID-19 News Round-up for November 24th
    by Monica Tapia on November 24, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Opposition Mounts to New SBA PPP Questionnaire The Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Loan forgiveness questionnaire has been revised to increase resistance from business and industry organizations. […]

  • Affordable Housing Grants Announced for AZ Projects
    by Monica Tapia on November 24, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    Home Matters® to Arizona, which is planning a $100M fund over two years to finance affordable housing projects in Arizona, announced its first award recipients that will receive a total of $1.2M. “Home Matters to Arizona is honored to fund […]

  • Arizona Construction Gained 2,400 Jobs in October
    by Monica Tapia on November 24, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 8.0 percent in October 2020, from September 2020, according to the latest report published by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity. The national rate […]

  • Downtown restaurants looking to outdoor dining to bring back business
    by Karen Solorio Rangel on November 24, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Since March, many restaurants have had to shut down. This inspired some restaurants to take dining outside in order to follow health officials’ recommendations on COVID-19. Restaurants in downtown Phoenix are applying for a temporary program that […]

  • Forget cooking on Thanksgiving. Get your holiday dinner from one of these downtown hotspots
    by Jazmyne Keese on November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

    As Thanksgiving approaches, local restaurants are offering Thanksgiving dinner events for Phoenix residents to enjoy. These events are offered for reservation or walk-in dining until each location reaches capacity. Below are some prospective […]

  • Amtrak's returning to Phoenix
    by About Rogue Columnist on November 17, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    Or so go some headlines and social-media posts I've read. In today's denuded newspaper environment, with thousands of reporters laid off and spreading news deserts, in-depth reporting is hard to find. Anyway, this salutary news was reported by KJZZ, […]

  • Outdoor Dining Just Got Easier: New City of Phoenix Program Fast-Tracks Temporary Restaurant Patios
    by Fara Illich on November 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    Recounting the losses sustained over the past 10 months, Rachel McAuley’s voice becomes clipped. Tears fill her eyes. The pandemic has taken a toll on small businesses, and for many,... continue reading.