ADOT warns of scammers selling flood-damaged vehicles

Recent storms have given Arizonans in the market for used cars more reason to pay close attention to a vehicle’s condition and history, especially in private sales, Arizona Department of Transportation officials stated in a release. Cars damaged by floodwaters such as those resulting from Hurricane Florence can sometimes find their way to Arizona to be sold, the […]

Velocity Retail Group leases to a Michaels Store opening in Mesa

Velocity Retail Group has negotiated a lease for a 23,586-square-foot Michaels Store opening in Mesa next year. According to a press release, the new Michael’s store expected to open in 2019, is at 1628 S. Signal Butte Road. The store will be in a former Best Buy location be between Kohl’s and Wal-Mart Supercenter on […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce restructures management team

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce recently added Heidi Geldis-Young and Rody Espanol to its team. Ms. Geldis-Young will take over as the Director of Events and Marketing while Mr, Espanol will take on the role of Territory Manager, according to a press release. Prior to her new post, Ms. Geldis-Young was the President to […]

‘Apache Junction’ dropped, new name ‘Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce’

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to rename the chamber the Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce. The new name will become effective Nov. 10 when the chamber unveils its new logo and branding elements, according to a release. “The chamber’s reach has always extended beyond Apache Junction,” Steve Byfield, Superstition […]

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 […]