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Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

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Phoenix shop expects last-minute surge in Halloween costume sales

Americans are expected to spend $2.5 billion alone on Halloween costumes for adults, children and their pets this year, according to the National Retail Federation.


Local, national spa franchises expand in Arizona as industry grows

MESA – If it seems there is a salon or spa around every corner, it may be true.

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Arizona’s Flintstones-themed Bedrock City continues to draw tourists amid potential sale

About 30 minutes from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is a smaller, more obscure tourist attraction: Bedrock City, a Flintstones walk-through theme park honoring the 1960s cartoon.


Phoenix homeowners rank above average for underwater mortgages, Zillow report says

As underwater mortgages continue to drop nationally, many Phoenix homeowners still grapple with negative equity, according to a report released this month by Zillow Inc.


Experts predict slight gains in Labor Day travel, spending

Americans are projected to spend more than $13.5 billion on Labor Day air and road travel, according to a survey by the U.S. Travel Association.

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Businesses near Valley Metro’s northwest light rail extension struggle during construction

While residents and city leaders celebrate the opening of Valley Metro’s light rail extension in Mesa and future transportation funding from recently passed Proposition 104, small business owners at the northwest end of the light rail said they feel left in the dust.

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Longer term car loans gaining in popularity, especially in Arizona

When Tucson resident Valerie Vinyard purchased a new car in 2010, she expected to take out a five-year loan, but the dealership presented her with a longer financing option to reduce her monthly payments.

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Developers say building to begin soon for long awaited PhoenixMart

Nearly four years ago, Casa Grande officials announced that developers had planned to build a massive international trade center on the edges of the city.


Leaders launch Phoenix Forward to encourage business growth

Phoenix officials said local business expansion makes up 80 percent of new jobs. City leaders plan to help facilitate that growth and support business needs through the Phoenix Forward initiative, which launched Wednesday.

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Tallwave selects startups for training in downtown’s Luhrs complex

[caption id="attachment_620" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Jeffrey Pruitt, CEO of Tallwave, announced the five startup companies selected for its High Tide training program on April 8. (Photo Courtesy of Tallwave) Jeffrey Pruitt, CEO of Tallwave, announced the five startup companies selected for its High Tide training program on April 8. Photo Courtesy of Tallwave[/caption] Tallwave, a Scottsdale-based venture development and capital company, recently selected five digital technology startup companies for its High Tide training program at Luhrs City Center in downtown Phoenix.

Jeffrey Pruitt, CEO of Tallwave, announced the five startup companies selected for its High Tide training program on April 8. Photo Courtesy of Tallwave