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Archaeology Drawing Tourists and Jobs

Northern Arizona is sprinkled with thousands of prehistoric archaeo- logical sites. Not only does the rich prehistoric legacy bring visitors to the area, but businesses involved in construction must be sensitive to surface and buried relics. When land development was in its heyday, archaeology consulting firms were busy with surface surveys and excavating. “For the […]

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NAU Boosts Local Economy –- Businesses Thrive

Northern Arizona University is a prominent player in the economic vitality of Flagstaff and the state of Arizona. That’s according to a report recently released by NAU’s Arizona Rural Policy Institute. The report, The Economic Contributions of Northern Arizona University to the State of Arizona in 2010, claims that NAU has contributed nearly $1.5 billion […]

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Grant Will Benefit Local Economic Development

The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) has received a $15,000 grant from APS. The funding will support engineering and program design for the Northern Arizona Economic Development and Workforce Training Center (NAEDWTC). The NAEDWTC project is a long-term (5 year) effort that, when completed, will provide customized job training and co-location for economic development and […]

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New BBVA Compass City President Named

BBVA Compass announced that banking veteran Mike Sventek has been named Flagstaff city president. From his Flagstaff home base, Sventek will lead the market’s Commercial Banking team to support continued growth and development in the area, while also acting as the bank’s representative for various city and community organizations. Sventek replaces Andy Wykstra, who was […]

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Green Drinks–Networking Opportunity

Mar 3.  5:30-7:00p.m. The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative is hosting Green Drinks, a monthly networking event. Come enjoy food, drinks and conversation with sustainability-minded people interested in green business. In March, EnviroSystems Management will be giving away a local gift certificate and giving a presentation about green business. Food will be provided by Local Alternative […]

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Governor Announces Economic Competitiveness Package

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today called the Legislature into Special Session for the consideration of a comprehensive plan to put Arizona back to work. Known as the Arizona Competitiveness Package, the proposal includes a mix of targeted business incentives and broad tax reforms designed to rev the Arizona economy. “The Competitiveness Package will make […]

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City’s Land Trust Gets First Buyer

The City of Flagstaff is excited to announce that the first land trust home in its Izabel Homes development successfully closed escrow on January 24, 2011.  The new homeowner, an Army veteran and long time Flagstaff resident, was thrilled to move into her new construction, highly energy-efficient home built through the City of Flagstaff Community […]

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