Phoenix tops US in population growth (more than LA, NYC) and why that’s good for the economy, business

Article originally published by Phoenix Buisness Journal on May 25, 2017. Phoenix is tops in the U.S. for population growth, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.  Phoenix added 32,113 persons to its population between July 2015 and July 2016. That’s more than any other city in the U.S. Read the full article here. Phoenix will be No. 1 housing market in 2017

Article originally published by The Arizona Republic on December 1, 2016. Drum roll please…. The top housing market in the U.S. in 2017 will be metro Phoenix, according to a new forecast. It’s about time. The Valley’s steady growth in sales and price increases, tighter new home market and short supply of foreclosures make it one […]

What the Rise of Phoenix’s Housing Says About the U.S. Economy

Article originally posted on Wall Street Journal on November 30, 2016. Phoenix’s battle-scarred housing market is expected to be the strongest in the country in 2017, another sign that the U.S. housing market is returning to full strength. The rapid rise of a market that housing analysts once thought might not recover for decades demonstrates the […]

Arizona, SW Region Economic Growth Eclipse Nation in Coming Year

Article originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal on September 18, 2016 The Southwest is expected to continue eclipsing the national economy in terms of economic growth and job creation over the next few years. That’s according to former Citibank CEO Eugene McQuade, who spoke at the annual Phoenix Business Journal-Salt River Project 2017 Economic Forecast, […]

$80M land sale on metro Phoenix’s western edge could bring 40K homes on stalled Tartesso development

Article originally posted on AZ Central on September 9, 2016 A California investor has paid $80 million for more than 10,000 acres west of the White Tank Mountains in Buckeye that could sprout nearly 40,000 new homes. Valley developer and philanthropist Jerry Bisgrove sold the Tartesso development to Irvine, California-based Dolphin Partners, according to public […]