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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Retail Development Heating Up in Laveen

A microburst of new retail – mainly national and local chain food stores – rained down on Laveen during the second half of 2016 with developers and planners predicting a steady outpouring of new development proposals coming in 2017. Multiple new eateries joined LA Fitness at the corner of 51st Avenue and Baseline Road in >> Read More…

Biz Briefs

South Phoenix Woman Helps Kids Get Ready for School Noreen Ayonayon, owner of Illegal Ink Tattoo, 1010 E. Southern Ave., Phoenix, coordinated a back-to-school event on July 31 for needy and homeless youth that helped more than 100 children with haircuts and school supplies. “It’s the second time that I have done this. I’ve been >> Read More…

SMDN Business Briefs

Rider’s Ranch Preparing for Annual Fund-Raiser Laveen-based Rider’s Ranch provides its Equine Assisted Life Skills Programs free to at-risk youth in the community. The programs are known nationally for their success in helping youth develop into better, more productive citizens. By developing relationships with horses, the youth can overcome mental, physical and social disadvantages. The >> Read More…

Bringing Big Business to South Mountain

Even though national retailers such as Target, Lowe’s and Wal-Mart opened in recent years, the desire for more big businesses remains strong among many South Mountain-area residents. But attracting larger brands remains a challenge, especially during the economic downturn. So what can a community do to attract big businesses? According to local developer Michael Moreines, >> Read More…

Enticing Holiday Shoppers to Buy Local

With Black Friday signaling the start of the holiday shopping season, South Mountain-area businesses are eager to entice buyers. But attracting attention in a marketplace already ripe with deals is no easy task. Steve Glueck, executive director/membership development for the South Mountain/Laveen Chamber of Commerce, often works with area business owners and says many are >> Read More…