Archive for the 'Glendale' Category

Arizona Politics Trumps Economics; Students, Needy Families To Suffer

Mike Padgett -

March 21, 2010 EDITORIAL Are Arizona’s leaders, struggling with an overpowering deficit, downsizing state programs too far? Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s fiscal 2011 budget of $8.9 billion, which is a reduction of  $1.1 billion. Budget supporters called the new budget a streamlining of state government. Critics say it is hardhearted, with […]

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Arizona’s Sunrise Walks and Wildlife, Chimichangas and Historic Buildings

Mike Padgett -

March 7, 2010 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Just a few of my Arizona favorites: A lone bull elk grazing on the lawn early one November morning as I stepped out of El Tovar Lodge at Grand Canyon. I never had seen a bull elk, much less been so close to one. Lunch at the Arizona Biltmore […]

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Mid-2009 Metro Phoenix Home Sales Update

Mike Padgett -

July 7, 2009 Guest column “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” Warren Buffett By Tom Ruff, The Information Market A year ago I was batting clean up for the housingdoom.com team. Today, I’m called a cheerleader for ARMLS, comments […]

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Positive Numbers Surfacing in Metro Phoenix Housing Data

Mike Padgett -

April 6, 2009 Guest column by Mike Orr, real estate analyst and founder, The Cromford Report PHOENIX, Ariz. – March 2009 was exceptional in many ways, almost all of them positive, which may seem surprising to some given the general housing gloom reported around the country. Those who have been reading these notes for the […]

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New project first high-rise office building in downtown Phoenix since 2001

Mike Padgett -

Feb. 2, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – Several new megabucks real estate projects have starred on downtown Phoenix’s redevelopment stage in recent years, but a new high-rise office building now is in the spotlight. The One Central Park East building, with 485,000 square feet of office space, is 100 percent speculative. Its addition to the downtown […]

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Sundt adding division for mining, water treatment and renewable energy projects

Mike Padgett -

Nov. 25, 2008 Sundt Construction is adding a new division to focus on the specialized type of construction work sought by its mining and industrial clients. The company’s new Mining & Industrial division will focus on projects for the mines throughout the Southwest as well as for water and wastewater plants, renewable energy facilities, and […]

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