Need2Know: Kmart building in escrow; Papa John’s returning to PV?; Sam’s Club draws attention; ‘pink’ thrift store opens; Ft. Knox does U-Haul
The vacant 110,000-square-foot, former Kmart property in Prescott Valley, empty since its closure three years ago, may be closer to changing hands and being redeveloped.
Prescott City Council votes 5-1 to approve development agreement
In what Mayor Greg Mengarelli called “a landmark deal,” the Prescott City Council agreed to a lease agreement this week that is expected to bring a 95-room Hilton Garden Inn hotel to downtown Prescott.
The old Prescott Animal Hospital building was demolished this week, falling under the wrecking ball in order to make room for an expansion of the parking area for PAH’s brand new, larger facility, which opened Aug. 5.
Need2Know: Slow sales to shutter Ortega’s Traders, Whiskey Row restaurant on the market, and MSCO closing Cortez Street gallery
Ortega’s 6th Generation Traders plans to close its Prescott store after the first of the year.
Arizona Israel Technology Alliance meeting focuses on local tech potential
With Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s cybersecurity expertise as a backdrop, about 20 Israeli entrepreneurs had a business-to-business encounter with their Arizona counterparts this past week.
Need2Know: Comfort Mobility opening new location; Ashley HomeStore coming to Prescott; Synergy Wellness opens PV location
Comfort Mobility — formerly named Canyon Mobility — will be hosting a grand opening of a retail location at 1230 Iron Springs Road on Friday, Sept. 7.
Need2Know: Spirit Halloween open for season; Hertz coming to Prescott; Coldwell Banker buys Windermere Real Estate
Is it Halloween already? Not quite, but retailers are gearing up for it.
Arizona’s gross domestic product grew by 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2018, driven by increases in real estate and retail trade, according to a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The Terraces at Glassford Hill apartments in Prescott Valley have been sold to California-based Virtú Investments for $47,350,000.
Need2Know: SueAnn’s Apple Pan, Brown Bag Burger, Prescott Firehouse Subs, and Don Walters renamed EVP of Miramonte Homes
Mark and SueAnn Duncan have sold their restaurant, SueAnn’s Apple Pan, at 510 W. Gurley St., after owning it since 2003.
With half of U.S. linemen poised to retire, there’s a need for skilled workers to take their place
That song was a romantic ode to a lone worker on the open highway back in 1968, and things have changed considerably since then — a lineman, who may also be a woman, will likely work not for the county, but a power company, like Arizona Public Service Company (APS), or a private contractor.
State economists predict Arizona will add 542,975 new jobs by 2026.
An Israeli airplane manufacturer that is poised to start production on the world’s first all-electric powered commuter aircraft will make Prescott its U.S. base of operations, a company representative said via email on Wednesday, July 25.
Need2Know: Deano’s Sweet Potato Café closed again, could be sold; MOD Pizza coming to Prescott Valley; Premiere Wellness opens second location
Deano’s Sweet Potato Café, which closed after the shooting death of owner James Dean Herbert II in January, and re-opened in April, is now closed again and may be sold, according to daughter Jennifer Gonzales.
Planet Fitness in Prescott will celebrate the recent renovation of its Frontier Village Center location on July 31 with a $2,500 donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona.
Need2Know: Gripstone Climbing open; Lindo Mexico opening PV location; Plaza Ballroom expands; Norther Arizona Orthopaedics partners with HOPCo
Gripstone Climbing, an indoor climbing gym in Prescott, has opened for business.
Need2Know: New restaurant coming to the former Rancher’s Wife space; Bin 239 closes down; playing Cornhole for a Cause
The former Rancher’s Wife store, 156 S. Montezuma St., is being converted to a restaurant to be called Carmella’s.
Need2Know: Willow Creek apartment construction back on, says developer; Hotshots Learning and Tribute Center now open; and Farm Provisions restaurant not closing
Apartment construction back on, says developer The apartment complex at 3137 Willow Creek Road, which has had a troubled past and remains unfinished, will soon be open.
But we racked up over $1 trillion in credit card debt
Consumer credit card debt is a bellwether for the overall economy’s health.
Need2Know: Krispy Kreme to PV; ESI Grips moves to CV; new directors at Glassford Place; and WeLocate relocates
As the Dunkin’ Donuts shop begins to take shape at the corner of Glassford Hill and Centre Court, adjacent to the Hampton Inn, word comes of a future Krispy Kreme outlet.
MoviePass gets competition for discount movie tickets, but mixed in Quad Cities
MoviePass, the subscription service that allows you to pay $10 a month to see a movie a day faces serious competition from a similar service announced by AMC Theaters this past week.
PHOENIX — Arizona shoppers can expect to find a bit of relief at the grocery store.
If you’re traveling this weekend, leave extra time for getting through the airport security line. The TSA projected that the weekend would be its busiest ever, with agents screening more than 2.7 million people Friday alone.
Tiny houses have received major attention over the past few years, but, although potential buyers view them with fondness, these small homes often come with big problems when their owners want to place them on land within incorporated areas.
Need2Know: Prescott Junction restaurant mulls sale; the Event Spot now open; and Edelweiss Boutique in new location with new owner
Answering the rumor that his restaurant is up for sale, Don Burton said, “We’re contemplating (a sale). I’m thinking about it."