Phoenix-related RSS news feed from selected sources.

This is an experimental page that pulls RSS feeds from various Phoenix-related blogs and news sites.

Sources include azbex.com, azbigmedia.com, downtownvoices.org, downtownphoenixjournal.com, www.roguecolumnist.com, dtphx.org, and downtowndevil.com

  • Hance Park Revitalization Project: Fiesta Bowl Funds $2M Playground
    by Fara Illich on August 19, 2019 at 5:59 pm

    The Fiesta Bowl playground marks the first piece of the Hance Park Revitalization Project to receive a six-figure donation - a major milestone in the fundraising process. The post Hance Park Revitalization Project: Fiesta Bowl Funds $2M Playground […]

  • 276-unit Multifamily Dev. Proposed for Gilbert
    by Monica Tapia on August 16, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX The Town of Gilbert’s Planning Commission staff received plans for a new multifamily development within Gilbert’s Cooley Station area. Developer, Continental 472 Fund LLC is requesting to rezone approximately […]

  • TCC Phoenix Announces Axis Raintree
    by Monica Tapia on August 16, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    Source: Trammell Crow Company Trammell Crow Company (TCC) Phoenix has unveiled plans for its newest development, Axis Raintree. The project will include a 175KSF, three-story, Class A speculative office building with a structured garage. […]

  • Rio Nuevo Approves $65M TCC Renovation Plan
    by Monica Tapia on August 16, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    Source: Rio Nuevo At an August 13th special meeting, the Rio Nuevo Board of Directors unanimously approved a $65M improvement plan for the Tucson Convention Center and surrounding campus, including the Tucson Music Hall, Leo Rich Theater and the […]

  • Ariz. Construction Gained 500 Jobs in July
    by Monica Tapia on August 16, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained constant at 4.9 percent in July, from June 2019, according to the latest report published by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity. The national rate […]

  • Arizona Projects 08-16-19
    by Monica Tapia on August 16, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Awards & Accolades 1. The Kiwanis Park Splash Playground in Tempe was selected as one of the American Public Works Association’s Public Works Projects of the Year for 2019 in the category of Structures Less Than $5M. Dig Studio served as […]

  • Final Plans Submitted for Sereno Canyon Phase 4
    by Monica Tapia on August 13, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX More plans have been submitted to the City of Scottsdale for the development of Sereno Canyon Phase Four. Luxury homebuilder, Toll Brothers is requesting approval for final building elevations and a landscape plan for a […]

  • Rosemont Mine Delays Will Cost Jobs
    by Monica Tapia on August 13, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    By Tony Davis for Arizona Daily Star A local pro-mining group scheduled a mining appreciation event for October, expected to draw at least 450 people paying tribute to an industry employing roughly 7,500 people in Southern Arizona. The theme was […]

  • Construction Input Prices Rebound in July
    by Monica Tapia on August 13, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Construction input prices expanded 0.8 percent in July but are down 0.6 percent year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ […]

  • Industry Professionals 08-13-19
    by Monica Tapia on August 13, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Giving Back 1. The Sundt Foundation awarded over $85K in grants to 30 Phoenix-area nonprofits during its third-quarter disbursements. The Sundt Foundation awards grants each quarter to area charities that support disadvantaged children and families. […]

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions 08-13-2019
    by Monica Tapia on August 13, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Sales Transactions 1. Blackstone Group LP has dropped $100M to buy San Valiente Luxury Homes, the 604-unit apartment community at 2220 W. Mission Lane, Phoenix, from Millburn and Co. 2. Thayer Manca Residential LLC purchased the 368-unit Palm Canyon […]

  • The plot against light rail
    by About Rogue Columnist on August 5, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    This is the reality of Phoenix's light-rail system: nearly 16 million passengers carried in the most recent fiscal year; expansion of the original 20-mile starter line to 26 miles; an essential link between ASU's Tempe and downtown campuses; 30 […]

  • Who are the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors?
    by Taylor Bishop on July 26, 2019 at 1:43 am

    “Whether you’re visiting or a long-time resident, you always have a friend in Downtown Phoenix.” This heartwarming statement was made by Hans Hughes, a nine-year DTPHX Ambassador who lives and breathes downtown.  Hans is […]

  • Phoenix, 1969
    by About Rogue Columnist on July 22, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    I watched the Apollo 11 landing and moon walks in Phoenix with my grandmother. She was born on the frontier with horses and buggies, was alive when the Wright brothers first flew, when Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic...and now this. The...

  • We. Are. Back. Downtown Voices meets on Sat., Aug. 10
    by DVC on July 22, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    WE. ARE. BACK. Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Here’s the agenda: WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ […]

  • Phoenix at statehood
    by About Rogue Columnist on July 15, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    On Feb. 14th, 1912, Phoenix became the capital of the 48th state — Arizona would remain the "Baby State" until 1959, when Alaska and Hawaii were admitted to the union. With 11,314 people in the 1910 Census, it was still...

  • Downtown community members join together to form new hospitality group
    by Sanjana Garg on July 11, 2019 at 7:30 am

    A Garfield neighborhood staple, the Welcome Diner, will be having a change in management due to owner Michael Babcock and general manager Wayne Coats leaving and forming a hospitality group to start two new Asian-inspired restaurants in downtown […]

  • Hotel Developments and Renovations: Nearly 4,000 Rooms in Downtown Phoenix by 2020
    by Taylor Bishop on July 10, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    The surge of development in Downtown Phoenix is not slowing down anytime soon. With the Cambria hotel coming at the end of this year accompanied by extensive remodels of three major hotels, we can expect just under 4,000 hotel rooms in the urban […]

  • Economy update
    by About Rogue Columnist on July 8, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    The expansion is now the longest in American history. According to the Arizona Commerce Authority, metro Phoenix posted the largest job gain from May 2018 to May 2019, at 3.2 percent. Let's take a closer look: Arizona and metro Phoenix...

  • No DVC meeting in July, but there are still things to do…
    by DVC on July 1, 2019 at 9:07 pm