North/South Corridor Updates

The proposed North-South Corridor spans about 55 miles between U.S. 60 in Apache Junction and I-10 in Eloy, passing through the city of Coolidge, town of Florence and portions of unincorporated Pinal County along the way. Environmental impact studies are currently underway. As updates to this all important roadway becomes available, they will be posted […]

Digital Business and rural communities

Digital business is the creation of new value chains and business opportunities that traditional businesses cannot offer and represent one of the most dynamic growth aspects of most major economies. How much is Digital business key to rural community businesses surviving?

Absentee Landlords

There are many Cities and Towns dealing with properties owned by out-of-state property speculators (absentee landlords) that have purchased commercial buildings and have left them vacant for years and not invested in repairs or redevelopment. Towns like Florence are constantly doing battle with the owners over upkeep of the commercial building exteriors, paint, broken windows, […]

Fixing up the Town

Commercial property owners can have half the cost of improving their facades covered up to $7,000, and half of a new sprinkler system paid for up to $15,000, by grants from the town’s new Redevelopment Area Improvement Program