LG Plans $2.8B Phoenix-Area Plant

by Gail Kalinoksi

A plan by ES America LLC to build a $2.8 billion, 1 million-square-foot manufacturing plant on 300 acres in Queen Creek, Ariz., has received approval from town and Pinal County officials. If the company acquires the 650-acre site owned by the state of Arizona at an Arizona State Land Trust auction in April, construction is expected to begin soon thereafter, with … [More]

Phoenix Expands the Bio Research Campus Brand, Now ‘Phoenix Bioscience Core’


Health-advancing discoveries underway in Phoenix show promise that the cure for cancers comes through the city’s biosciences ecosystem. The reason is the 30-acre Downtown bio research and discovery campus located between Fifth and Seventh streets in the city’s core. Bustling from a more than $600 million investment by the City of Phoenix and its partners, the campus is the … [More]

Japanese Izakaya Bistro Going in at The Grove, 44th Street and Camelback Development


The new independent restaurant concept Pyro, a Japanese izakaya bistro, will make its debut as the first dining establishment coming to Red Development's The Grove, a $400 million mixed-use destination on the northwest corner of 44th Street and Camelback Road. An original concept by Flagship Restaurant Group, a leading hospitality group with over 30 restaurants and another … [More]

Williams-Sonoma Leases Facility in Glendale Creating More Than 2,400 Jobs


The Arizona Commerce Authority and the City of Glendale announced today that Williams-Sonoma, Inc., the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home furnishings retailer, has leased a 1.25-million-square-foot facility in Glendale. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. plans to use the facility as a fulfillment and distribution center for all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brands … [More]

Business Warrior Acquires Award-Winning Marketing Agency, Helix House


Business Warrior Corp., the source for small businesses in America to get more customers, today announces its acquisition of Helix House, an Arizona-based award winning marketing agency. The acquisition brings major momentum to Business Warrior’s growing suite of marketing and lending solutions. Helix House has been Business Warrior’s marketing firm since 2021. The agency … [More]

Record Share of U.S. Homebuyers Looking to Relocate, Phoenix Is #2 Inflow


Nearly one-third (32.3%) of Redfin.com users looked to relocate in January and February, according to a new report from Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That’s up from 31.5% in the first quarter of 2021 and up significantly from 26% in 2019, before the pandemic began. Homebuyers are relocating at a record rate largely because remote work is … [More]

Alta Equipment Group Expands Nikola Dealer Network to Arizona


Alta Equipment Group Inc. (NYSE: ALTG) (“Alta”), a leading provider of construction and material handling equipment, today announced that it has been awarded the Arizona sales and service territory for Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) (“Nikola”), a global leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy infrastructure solutions. This agreement further expands … [More]

Phoenix Tech Co. Becomes First Shopify Plus Agency Partner in Arizona


Phoenix-based web and app development company, Fyresite, announced today that they have been selected as the first Arizona agency to become a Shopify Plus Partner. The popular e-commerce platform launched Shopify Plus to support growth and customization for large e-commerce brands and enterprises that are bringing in a minimum of $1M a year. As a partner, Fyresite will help … [More]

Their Story: U.S. Bank Access Fund Helps Founder of African Market in Tempe


Florence Amoako, founder of Ako International Market in Tempe, Arizona, just celebrated 20 years in business. She is one of the first to receive assistance through the via Phoenix-based Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Retail, Arts, Innovation, & Livability Community Development Corporation (RAIL). Florence Amoako immigrated to the U.S. from Ghana in West … [More]

Survey Identifies Disconnect Between Phoenix Employers and Workers on Coming Back to the Office


After two years of remote work, Phoenix companies say they want staff back on-site full time, however workers say they’d rather quit than return to the office full time. According to a new survey from Robert Half, as COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen, Phoenix senior managers said they will require their teams to work: Fully in-office: 73% Hybrid of in-office … [More]

Small Business Owners ‘Empowered’ to Advance Beyond Main St. with Accelerator Program


Small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to advance their brands, enhance their online presence and further their business acumen have the opportunity of a lifetime as  Better Business Bureau Serving Pacific Southwest and GoDaddy Inc. accept applications for their 2022 Empower by GoDaddy and BBB Main St. Accelerator Program. The hybrid in-person/virtual program is open … [More]

In Business Dailies

Sign up for a complimentary year of In Business Dailies with a bonus Digital Subscription of In Business Magazine delivered to your inbox each month!

  • Get the day’s Top Stories
  • Relevant In-depth Articles
  • Daily Offers
  • Coming Events