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West-MEC START Program Ribbon Cutting
Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) recently launched its new START program. Designed to create a collaborative learning environment between students, business and community members, the 16,255 square foot facility will contain a software development program, media lab, career center, meeting space and design center. Watch Video
Aspera Groundbreaking Ceremony Hundreds of people recently gathered in north Glendale to celebrate the official groundbreaking for Aspera --- a mixed-use master planned campus located along the Loop 101 and 75th Avenue. This unique development on 76 acres will include health care services from Banner Health, a senior housing complex and a fitness club. In addition, Aspera will be home to Treasure House, founded by Kurt and Brenda Warner, along with Partners Don and Kim Cardon, a supportive, residential facility for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The project is expected to be completed in spring of 2016.Watch Video
Glendale Welcomes The Pain Center of Arizona
The Pain Center of Arizona recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new administrative headquarters is located in the thriving Glendale Corporate Center, along the Loop 101 freeway, next to Westgate and the Sports and Entertainment District. Watch Video.
NPL Construction Co. Arizona Operations Groundbreaking
NPL Construction Co. recently broke ground for a 52,000-square-foot construction operations complex in Glendale. This environmentally- and technologically-advanced building is the first of NPL’s properties to be registered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The state-of-the-art facility will be a model of sustainability, set on 12 acres and home to the operations team of approximately 300 employees serving the state of Arizona. Completion is scheduled for October of 2014. Watch Video
2nd Annual Passport to Science Kicks Off
Science is back and better than ever in Glendale! The city of Glendale is once again a proud partner of the Arizona SciTech Festival, a statewide series of fun, family-friendly expos, workshops, tours and demonstrations of science, technology, engineering and math. The Glendale-based 2014 series, The Glendale Passport to Science, will take place between February and April. Learn more
Arrowhead Cadillac & the Economic Impact to Glendale
The 55,000-square-foot luxury Cadillac dealership is a $16 million investment in north Glendale by Arrowhead Cadillac, an independent dealership affiliated with Van Tuyl Group, Inc. Click to watch a video on the dealership's economic impact to the city now.
New Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in North Glendale
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the nation's fastest growing retailers, has opened a new store in north Glendale at 67th Avenue and Deer Valley Road. Glendale's Community and Economic Development Department provided business assistance to Sprouts as the company chose Glendale for the new location and remodeled a former vacant grocery store. On August 7, 2013, the new Sprouts officially opened with hundreds of eager Glendale residents waiting to get a peek inside. Sprouts Farmers Market now has three locations in Glendale. Watch Video
'St. Joseph's Westgate' Selected as Name of Dignity Health New Hospital Dignity Health recently announced that “St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center” will be the name of its new West Valley hospital during an official groundbreaking at the planned 35-acre medical campus near the Loop 101 and Glendale Avenue.
The $44 million Dignity Health facility is scheduled to open in early 2014 and will provide West Valley residents with a new alternative to receive high-quality healthcare services. Read more
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