Here are the news stories you might find interesting today regarding commercial real estate and business:
Pacifica Acquires Goodyear Office Bldg.
|SunCor Development Co. sold the office building at 1626 N. Litchfield Road in Goodyear, AZ, to Pacifica Real Estate Group for $6.4 million, or about $105 per square foot. The three-story, 60,438-square-foot office building delivered in 2007, and…
Apollo Animal Hospital Sells for $1.4M
|The Apollo Animal Hospital sold its facility at 10707 N. 51st Ave. in Glendale, AZ, to private investors for $1.47 million, or about $230 per square foot. The 6,441-square-foot building was constructed in 1985 in the Northwest Phoenix submarket….
Regus giving away 1-year of office space
|Regus, a Brussels company specializing in workplace solutions is bringing its Win an Office sweepstakes to Phoenix.
Scottsdale hospital to open pediatric emergency center
Scottsdale Healthcare plans to open a freestanding pediatric emergency department at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center by March.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital project in Avondale delayed
Construction of Avondale’s coveted Phoenix Children’s Hospital satellite facility has been postponed, but the city says the project will go forward.
Mayo Hospital campus in northeast Phoenix expects to grow
Tom Bour stood on the roof of the Mayo Hospital in northeast Phoenix and pointed to the land below.
CityNorth projects all had troubled launches
At the $300 million CityNorth development in northeast Phoenix, parking spaces are plentiful along the Main Street equivalent known as High Street.
Battle between Chandler Airport users and neighbors heats up
After 22 years of periodic public battles over runway lengths and jets at Chandler Municipal Airport, a fight between airport users and neighbors is heating up again.
85,000 jobs vanished in December
WASHINGTON – Lack of confidence in the economic recovery led employers to shed a more-than-expected 85,000 net jobs in December even as the unemployment rate held at 10 percent.
Privada homes aim for net-zero energy use
|Peter Burger has found a greener niche for the Privada luxury development in North Scottsdale: creating a net-zero energy home.
First Bank Failures of 2010
The New Year started where the old one left off: Federal and state banking regulators closed a pair of banking institutions on Friday, Jan. 8.
Solar, wind tax breaks to aid Arizona
|Six solar-power equipment factories planned near Phoenix will get nearly $30 million in tax breaks if built, and Arizona companies could get another $45 million in tax breaks for building factories in other states.
Move afoot to end Gilbert economic development panel
Gilbert Development Services officials plan to bring a proposal before the Town Council to dissolve the long-standing Economic Development Advisory Board during a special joint session Tuesday.
Hidden in plain sight: The hunt for banking capital
Effective capital management is no longer merely a nice–if somewhat exotic–skill to have. For some banks, it’s a question of survival.
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