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SEDI Appoints New Executive Director

The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative’s (SEDI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol C. Bousquet, AICP as its new Executive Director. Carol’s education and professional experience have been in city and regional planning for the past 30 years. Carol’s training includes a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design and a Master […]

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The Outlook for Pine Canyon

There has been little in the news about the prestigious Pine Canyon development on the southern edge of Flagstaff since the developer, Lonetree Investments Inc., declared bankruptcy in September. Yet, security guards still staff the entrance gates and the adjacent realty office is still open for sales. A springtime drive around the development reveals beautifully […]

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Pine Canyon Emerging from Bankruptcy

Just nine months after the developers of the Pine Canyon Golf Club and residential development in Flagstaff, Arizona filed Chapter 11 proceedings, the Honorable Redfield T. Baum, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona, entered an Order Confirming their Plan of Reorganization today. The developer and its lender were able to reach an […]

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Learn About Bioscience Manufacturing

June 2,    at NACET 11:30-1:00.  Tim Becker will present a seminar on Bioscience Manufacturing.  The seminar will discuss: GLP (good laboratory practice) during development, setting up and implementing GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices,) Identifying specifications and acceptance criteria for manufacturing, and much more.  Lunch will be provided.  There is no cost to attend.  Register by […]

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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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