KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m.
• Walmart will hire more than 1,200 seasonal associates in Arizona for the holidays. The retailer will bring on more than 60,000 workers nationwide. Starting wages begin at $9 per hour.
• Construction is underway on a new tech-friendly apartment complex in Mesa. The Premiere at Dana Park is located near U.S. 60 and Val Vista Drive. The complex features “green” amenities such as car-charging stations and Wi-Fi thermostats. Rental units will be available next May.
• A second Phoenix location is in the works for a popular Arcadia neighborhood restaurant. Nook Kitchen will open inside the new Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown in December. The restaurant offers a menu of Italian-inspired cuisine.