Arizona Business

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Phoenix seeks applicants to turn vacant land into mixed-use development

The city of Phoenix is seeking developers for several infill parcels it owns for new housing and commercial projects.
5 hours ago
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is eyeing a big expansion on-site. (VRX Studios/Justin Kriel)...
Ron Davis/Phoenix Business Journal

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess eyes expansion of guest rooms, restaurants, event spaces and more

The iconic Fairmont Scottsdale Princess filed a request to the city of Scottsdale to update its master plan.
21 hours ago
Stock image of four men working off the ground on a grid of steel rods. Construction was one of Ari...
Kevin Stone

Arizona had 103 fatal work injuries in 2022, a sharp increase from previous year

There were 103 fatal work injuries in Arizona in 2022, according newly released federal statistics, 54% more than a year earlier.
23 hours ago
An Arizona Public Service worker wearing a helmet and yellow vest holds a yellow pole while working...
Kevin Stone

Arizona utility regulators approve rate hike for APS, the state’s largest electric company

APS customers will soon see higher bills after regulators approved a rate hike Thursday night for the state's largest electric utility company.
1 day ago
How the Business Connect program will help Lauren Allen catering...
Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix catering company to benefit from NFL’s Business Connect program ahead of Final Four

Lauren Allen, a catering and event company, will benefit from the NFL's Business Connect program, which returned in January.
1 day ago
Tables with balloons and displays are set up Arizona State Fairgrounds Exhibit Building before the ...
Kevin Stone

Attention shoppers: Junior League of Phoenix Rummage Sale returns to Arizona State Fairgrounds

The Junior League of Phoenix’s Annual Rummage Sale -- aka "Arizona's largest indoor garage sale" -- returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix on Saturday.
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One Handsome Bastard photo...
Serena O'Sullivan

Old Town Scottsdale’s 1st microdistillery opens in former Blue Clover Distillery space

The space previously occupied by Blue Clover Distillery is now known as One Handsome Bastard. The name honors the late Brad Ritchie.
2 days ago
A look inside the South Concourse terminal expansion at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizo...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport debuts new terminal in time for spring travel season

After 18 months of construction, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s terminal expansion project is complete in time for the spring travel season.
3 days ago
Split-panel image with Arizona Public Service President Ted Geisler being interviewed in the KTAR N...
Kevin Stone

APS, Arizona’s largest electric utility, wants to raise residential rates by about 11%

APS, Arizona’s largest electric utility company, is seeking a rate hike that would increase residential bills by an average of 11%.
3 days ago
Amkor Technology to bring semiconductor facility to Peoria...
Serena O'Sullivan

Peoria City Council paves the way for new semiconductor packaging and test facility

Tempe-based Amkor Technology is set to launch an advanced semiconductor packaging and test facility in north Peoria, officials said.
3 days ago
The Adero Scottsdale resort in Fountain Hills, Arizona. (Adero Scottsdale Photo)...
Brandon Brown/Phoenix Business Journal

Texas buyer found for Adero Scottsdale resort in receivership

After being placed in a receivership following its ownership’s failure to make mortgage payments, a buyer has been lined up to acquire the Adero Scottsdale resort.
4 days ago
Noble Ground Coffee grand opening for café...
Serena O'Sullivan

Noble Ground Coffee offers a chance to win signed Phoenix Suns merch during grand opening

Want signed Phoenix Suns merchandise? Noble Ground Coffee's new Mesa café will offer a chance to win free swag for its Friday grand opening.
5 days ago
A California developer is moving forward with plans for a new multifamily and retail project near t...
Audrey Jensen/Phoenix Business Journal

California developer seeks extension before construction on long-planned Phoenix project

A years-long effort to develop a prominent infill project called Omninet West along a light rail corridor on Central Avenue in Phoenix could be delayed by another two years.
5 days ago
Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding with a new facility in the far west part of metro Phoenix. (...
Audrey Jensen/Phoenix Business Journal

Old Dominion’s new Buckeye terminal will bring up to 350 high-salary jobs

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has received initial approval for its plans to develop a new freight terminal in metro Phoenix.
6 days ago
Dutch Bros says it expects to spend up to $41 million to move 40% of its support operations from Or...
Phoenix Business Journal Staff

Dutch Bros to spend up to $41M on Arizona move

Dutch Bros expects to spend up to $31 million on moving part of its operations from its Oregon headquarters to Arizona.
7 days ago
A Waymo robotaxi waits for pedestrians to walk through a crosswalk...
Kevin Stone

Waymo issues software recall for robotaxi fleet after 2 minor collisions in Phoenix

Waymo issued a voluntary recall for the software on its entire fleet of robotaxis after a pair of minor collisions in Phoenix.
7 days ago
Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix Sky Harbor bolsters connections with Mexico through new nonstop route to Tijuana

American Airlines at Sky Harbor International Airport started offering nonstop flights between Phoenix and Tijuana, Mexico on Thursday.
8 days ago
Simply Celeste's Business Connect Program Phoenix...
Serena O'Sullivan

Private chef, catering business Simply Celeste’s to benefit from NFL’s Business Connect Program

Simply Celeste's, a private chef and catering business based in Phoenix, is part of the NFL's Business Connect Program this year.
8 days ago
Glai Baan, a Thai restaurant in Phoenix, has a charming patio and a cozy dining room, according to ...
Serena O'Sullivan

2 Valley eateries named to USA Today’s 2024 Restaurants of the Year list

USA Today's first list of the 47 best places to eat in the U.S. named two Valley restaurants as the best eateries in Arizona and beyond.
8 days ago
Eastgate Plaza groundbreaking. (Photo by Scott Foust)...
SuElen Rivera

Real estate firm breaks ground on Eastgate Plaza mixed-use development in Mesa

In a bid to reshape Mesa's landscape, one real estate company recently broke ground on its expansive mixed-use development project.
9 days ago
The view to the north from downtown Phoenix shows multiple construction cranes....
Kevin Stone

Valley economist says report that downgraded Phoenix’s performance is ‘massively flawed’

A Valley economist says Phoenix’s downgrade on an annual ranking of best-performing cities is no reason to panic.
11 days ago
Serena O'Sullivan

Better Buzz Coffee Roasters opening first Arizona coffee shop in Phoenix

Better Buzz Coffee Roasters, a California-based coffee chain, will offer customers the chance to win free coffee for a year on Friday.
11 days ago
The triangular, Las Vegas Strip side of Luxor Hotel and Casino is covered in an orange advertisemen...
Associated Press

Get ready for a lineup of celebs in this year’s Super Bowl commercials

This year's Super Bowl commercials is expected to feature a lineup of celebrities galore in ads for Budweiser, Starry, BMW and ETrade.
13 days ago

Eureka! restaurant opening soon within Novus Place in Tempe

Eureka!, a restaurant that specializes in American classics with a modern twist, is slated to open a location in Tempe on Feb. 19.
14 days ago