Phoenix-related RSS news feed from selected sources.
This is an experimental page that pulls RSS feeds from various Phoenix-related blogs and news sites.
Sources include azbex.com, azbigmedia.com, downtownvoices.org, downtownphoenixjournal.com, www.roguecolumnist.com, dtphx.org, and downtowndevil.com
Industrial Condos Planned for Mesa
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 8:21 pm
By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Plans have recently been resubmitted to the City of Mesa for the development of a new industrial condominium project to be located at 8607 East Pecos Road. Real Estate Developer, Cavan Commercial, and […]
COVID-19 News Round-up for September 15
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 8:19 pm
Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Yuma County to Contribute to State Relief Fund The Yuma County Board of Supervisors voted to fund a state-sponsored relief grant program designed to help small businesses in the unincorporated areas of […]
Gilbert Surf Park Delayed Again
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 8:18 pm
By Cecilia Chan for Gilbert Sun News A much-ballyhooed 25-acre water park in Gilbert touting technology that can create ocean waves for surfing in the desert is delayed yet again – this time until 2022. The Strand@Gilbert in February […]
Dollar Stores Show E-commerce Resilience
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 8:16 pm
By Les Shaver for GlobeSt.com While many CRE sectors and product types have floundered after COVID-19 hit, one industry has continued to flourish. In the second quarter, cap rates for dollar stores fell a 12-basis point decrease when compared […]
Industry Professionals 09-15-20
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 8:11 pm
Awards & Accolades 1. Keith Stanton, ASID, NCIDQ, CHID – Director of Design Development at Thoma-Holec Design, was named the 2020 Designer of Distinction by ASID AZ North, recognizing his high-quality body of work. 2. The Phoenix […]
Commercial Real Estate Transactions 09-15-20
by Monica Tapia on September 15, 2020 at 7:52 pm
Sales Transactions 1. An undisclosed buyer purchased The Vineyard Apartments, a 300-unit multifamily community at 6706 N. Dysart Road, Glendale, for $41M. Newmark Knight Frank Director Chris Canter, Executive Managing Director Brad Goff and […]
Local Black-owned restaurants receive community support during pandemic
by Kamilah Williams on September 15, 2020 at 8:00 am
More than fried chicken and Kool-Aid on tap will stop these two businesses. Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles and Mrs.Whites Golden Rules, two Black-owned restaurants in downtown Phoenix, discuss how their businesses were able to stay open during the […]
New bar forced to shutdown for months due to COVID-19 officially reopened
by Pacey Smith-Garcia on September 14, 2020 at 7:30 am
If throwing axes at targets with your friends while drinking beer sounds like your kind of party, Urban Axes has officially reopened for your hatchet-throwing pleasure. Urban Axes opened its downtown Phoenix location last August, offering people the […]
P3 RFQ Issued for CCC Student Housing
by Monica Tapia on September 11, 2020 at 9:58 pm
By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Coconino Community College (CCC) is looking for a partner to help develop a new student housing complex at its Page campus on the corner of Cameron Street and Lake Powell Boulevard. The Community College recently issued a […]
Glendale to Welcome Crystal Lagoons Island Resort
by Monica Tapia on September 11, 2020 at 9:57 pm
Source: Glendale Office of Economic Development Global entertainment and experiential leader Crystal Lagoons® has chosen Glendale for a one-of-a-kind attraction. ECL Glendale, LLC will develop Crystal Lagoons Island Resort, a mixed-use project […]
Tucson Multifamily Remains Hot
by Monica Tapia on September 11, 2020 at 9:55 pm
By Gabriela Rico for Arizona Daily Star Investor interest in Tucson’s upper-end apartment complexes has been high for several years and, while there was some breath-holding at the start of the pandemic, millions of dollars worth of transactions […]
COVID-19 News Round-up for September 11
by Monica Tapia on September 11, 2020 at 5:12 pm
Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Republican Stimulus Proposal Includes 2nd PPP, New Protections Small businesses could see a second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans and legal liability protections from COVID-19-related claims under a […]
by About Rogue Columnist on September 7, 2020 at 9:32 pm
I don't know when the stretch of east McDowell from 10th Street to beyond 16th Street received this nickname. It's certainly not the legendary shopping destination of Chicago. But I do know it was Phoenix's first major retail-commercial artery […]
Join Downtown Voices Coalition Virtual Meeting, Sat., Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m.
by DVC on September 6, 2020 at 9:16 pm
The Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee will hold its usual 2nd Saturday of the month community meeting at its usual start time of 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. The focus of the meeting revolves around Sustainability and Climate Change. Here’s the […]
Arizona in play
by About Rogue Columnist on September 1, 2020 at 9:23 pm
Hope springs eternal. Every election cycle since Bill Clinton carried Arizona in 1996, the narrative has gone like this: The state will change politically as newcomers bring their (more liberal) values. And thanks to Hispanics Arizona is on the […]
Meet Phoenix Community Alliance’s New Executive Director, John Hamby
by Fara Illich on September 1, 2020 at 8:35 pm
John Hamby steps into the duel role of Phoenix Community Alliance’s (PCA) executive director and vice president of Downtown Phoenix Inc. (DPI). PCA is the membership affiliate of DPI, and downtown's premier business leadership organization.
17 Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Downtown Phoenix
by Lauren Potter on August 28, 2020 at 7:49 pm
Downtown Phoenix has an array of Black-owned and -operated businesses, many of which are institutions in Phoenix’s cultural fabric. Here are 17 you can support: *Originally published February 28, 2020,... continue reading.
Loans, Grants to Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 in Downtown Phoenix
by Sara Scoville-Weaver on August 19, 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.
by About Rogue Columnist on August 18, 2020 at 9:41 pm
My name and graduation date are etched in one of these bricks, which were installed to mark the 80th anniversary of my alma mater. I was honored to be one of the speakers. As for the bricks, they looked poorly...
Railroads to Phoenix
by About Rogue Columnist on August 11, 2020 at 7:57 pm
Tempe History Museum photo The recent derailment and fire of a Union Pacific train on the Salt River bridge is a reminder that railroads still play a role in Phoenix, even if far less than in the past. As the...