Annie Vaugier is named new Superstition Mountain Museum director

Annie Vaugier was recently named the new executive director for the Superstition Mountain Museum located 4087 N Apache Trail . According to a press release, the Superstition Mountain Historical Society board of directors appointed her to replace retiring Liz Nicklus. “We are excited to welcome her and we are anticipating great possibilities ahead in this […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport adds nonstop service to Carlsbad/San Diego

Growth continues at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport as California Pacific Airlines has announced new nonstop service to McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. PMGAA consists of representation from Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Mesa, Gilbert, Gila River Indian Community and Phoenix. “We are delighted to […]

Fair showcases businesses, provides holiday shopping help

The Gold Canyon Business Fair and Holiday Showcase will take place 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at Superstition Center, 5782 S. MountainBrook Drive in Gold Canyon. Several food and drink options will be available, including from Gecko Espresso and the Old School Grub Food Truck, which will be serving comfort foods such as grilled cheese, […]

Historically underutilized businesses workshop planned by community college

The Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center will present a free workshop on HUBZone, also known as historically underutilized businesses, and women-owned small business certifications. The workshop is 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Room D 130 at the CAC Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. Attendees will learn about […]

Tru-Star Management Solutions to manage Superstition Foothills Community Association

Tru-Star Management Solutions LLC, a Chandler-based homeowners association management firm, has been selected to provide full community management services to Superstition Foothills Community Association, effective Sept. 1. Superstition Foothills is a 1,058-home community in the foothills of Superstition Mountain in Gold Canyon. It has a community pool and spa, hiking and walking trails, natural desert […]

Cushman & Wakefield sells O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Apache Junction

An Apache Junction property is included in the dual sale of O’Reilly Auto Parts properties negotiated by Cushman & Wakefield. Cushman & Wakefield’s Chris Hollenbeck completed the recent sales of the two O’Reilly Auto Parts properties, on behalf of JD 2 LLC, for a total of $3.4 million, according to a press release, adding that […]

Velocity Retail Group completes East Valley property transactions

Velocity Retail Group recently completed dozens of transactions totaling more than 4.5 million square feet of retail, land and big boxes. According to a press release, 25 percent of the transactions came from the retail group’s big box sales and leasing efforts. Summary of new transactions involving East Valley properties: Old Navy is leasing 12,500 […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway celebrates record-setting passenger growth

Signaling a shift in local travel habits of the Greater Phoenix Market, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport posted its best ever summer passenger numbers in the history of the airport. July marked the 10th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger activity growth at Gateway Airport. Travelers can now choose from one of 46 nonstop destinations offered at Gateway […]

Open for Business: Hold Fast Reptiles & Exotics has furless, featherless animals

Shane Weakley’s store — Hold Fast Reptiles and Exotics — has scaly creatures, critters that blend into its environment and owners’ schedule. “I have always loved working with animals,” Mr. Weakley said by phone on Aug. 8. He opened the new retail exotic pet shop at 1000 W. Apache Trail, Suite 120, in July. Describing […]

Russell attends retirement distribution, business insurance seminar

Apache Junction’s Sandra J. Russell, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, recently attended a retirement distribution and business insurance seminar. According to a press release, she completed a three-day, advanced educational program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Illinois, learning about retirement distribution techniques to maximum income to recipients. In addition, the seminar […]