Archive for August, 2008

ASU dorms changing downtown Phoenix skyline

Mike Padgett -

Aug. 6, 2008 Crews are putting the final touches on two new mid-rise buildings that are helping Phoenix grow skyward, instead of outward. The new structures that are helping change the downtown skyline, instead of adding to the region’s sprawl, also will add nearly 1,300 new residents to downtown’s urban dynamics. The 13-story buildings are […]

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Ex-mayor seeking $300 million for distressed properties in Southwest

Mike Padgett -

Aug. 5, 208 Former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson and his newest team of real estate and financial veterans are seeking $300 million to buy distressed properties in Arizona, Nevada and Southern California. Their company is Southwest Next Capital Management LLC. Johnson is president and chief executive of the company, which was incorporated in Arizona in […]

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Phoenix light rail system 92 percent complete

Mike Padgett -

Aug. 5, 2008 Like most other parts of the local economy, interest in redevelopment along the $1.4 billion light rail system in metropolitan Phoenix has cooled. But much could change by the end of this year. December is when three major downtown Phoenix projects will be finished: the $1.4 billion light rail system; the $350 […]

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From pediatrics to geriatrics, developer bullish on Arizona

Mike Padgett -

Aug. 1, 2008 Every 24 hours, on average, 20 to 25 babies are born at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. That means, in just one year, 365 new kindergarten classes arrive at one hospital in one of metro Phoenix’s largest suburbs. At the other end of the age spectrum, people are living longer […]

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