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PHX East Valley is hotbed for job growth

(AZ Big Media – Sep 21, 2018) – The PHX East Valley – comprised of Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek and Tempe – continued its winning ways during the first half of the year, adding 4,589 jobs – more than half of those generated during the same time in all of greater Phoenix.

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San Francisco tech company expands into Scottsdale, to hire hundreds

(Phoenix Business Journal – Sep 24, 2018) – CEO says the company considered about 10 cities before choosing the Phoenix area, partly due to the Valley’s proximity to the West Coast, its major universities and the lower cost of living.

Employment growth fuels demand for more office space in Phoenix

(AZ Big Media – Oct 05, 2018) – Greater Phoenix posted a strong third quarter in the office space sector, though net absorption dipped from the robust levels of the second quarter. Strong job creation is fueling tenant demand for office space and motivating developers to start new projects.

Phoenix GDP growth shows expanding, diversifying economy

(Phoenix Business Journal – Sep 20, 2018) – In total, the area’s GDP was nearly $243 billion in 2017.

221K people relocated to Metro Phoenix from 2012-2017

(AZ Big Media – Oct 15, 2018) – With the middle-class squeezed by the rising cost of living, particularly housing costs, many average-earners find it an onerous endeavor to create a decent life for themselves and their families.

Phoenix airport named one of 10 best in U.S.; more new flights added

(Phoenix Business Journal – Oct 10, 2018) – Local restaurants on site and an uncrowded vibe boost Phoenix’s main airport in the opinions of travelers.

GCU soccer leads nation in fan attendance

(AZ Big Media – Sep 15, 2018) – Grand Canyon University is the definition of a mid-major school. The Lopes, with an on-campus population of about 20,000 students, do not have a football program and the rest of their Division I sports compete in the Western Athletic Conference.

Phoenix named one of the best places to retire

(Phoenix Business Journal – Oct 11, 2018) – U.S. News & World Report ranked the 100 top places to spend your golden years.

Here’s why Money magazine ranks Peoria best city to live in Arizona

(AZ Central – Sep 20, 2018) – Money magazine ranks Peoria 29th on its 2018 list of the 50 best places to live in the U.S. It’s the only Arizona city to make this year’s list.

How Phoenix Rising became a front-runner in the MLS expansion race

(Phoenix Business Journal – Sep 28, 2018) – The soccer club’s co-owner Berke Bakay and a cadre of soccer fanatics hope to plant a Major League Soccer franchise in the Valley. This summer’s meeting with league officials could be the push the region needs to get on the field.