Vestar Selected as Property Manager for the Retail Component of Arizona’s Largest Urban Commercial Development

The Novus Innovation Corridor is a 12 million-square-feet mixed-use development located in the heart of Tempe Vestar — one of the leading privately held shopping center owners and managers in the western United States- announced today, that they have been selected as the primary property manager for the hospitality district within Novus Innovation Corridor, ‘Novus’. The groundbreaking 355-acre project is … Read More

How To Handle The Increasing Number Of Electric Vehicle Fires In Arizona?

Local Company To Host Key First Responders Training Program on Thursday, July 13th from 9:00am to 1:00pm All City Towing, the largest and locally-owned provider of vehicle towing, transport and storage services in Arizona, is proud to announce an upcoming company-sponsored seminar aimed at equipping first responders with essential knowledge and skills to effectively manage the risks, increasing challenges, and … Read More

Check Out the Debate for Yourself: Progress vs. Regression in Tempe

Regular readers know about the Arizona Coyotes proposed move to Tempe, the proposal of the Tempe Entertainment District, the lawsuit from Phoenix, and the opposition of some local muckrakers in Tempe (get up to date here). Well this Tuesday you can move past just reading our takes on it. Indeed, there will be a debate this Tuesday from 6 to … Read More

Phoenix Demonstrates Sour Grapes in Fight to Kill Arizona Coyotes Deal

The proposed move of the Coyotes to Tempe and the building of the proposed Tempe Entertainment District is to be one of the biggest game-changers in our area’s recent history. Unfortunately, any good idea will have its fair share of opponents. We wrote recently about how a small group of Tempe residents are seeking to tank the proposal. Now there … Read More

The Price of “Progress”

We should be used to it by now as Arizonans, an area where the only constant (other than hot summers) is change. Yet every once in a while, a closure and repurpose of a once hallowed site, an instance of paving paradise to put up a parking lot in the immortal words of Joni Mitchell, still punches the gut. Such … Read More

Cheers! Spirits To Be Lifted Across Arizona As Top Outdoor Shopping Center Owner Successfully Expands State Law Allowing Shoppers To Sip & Stroll With Cocktails

Vestar Led Pilot Project Several Years in the Making Now Permanent After Governor Ducey Signs Latest Legislation What started out as an idea at Vestar, the owners of Desert Ridge Marketplace in Phoenix, Tempe Marketplace in Tempe and numerous other lifestyle centers throughout Arizona and the West, turned into temporary state legislation several years ago.  Now it’s a permanent reality. … Read More