South Scottsdale resurgence shows signs of life along McDowell Road Corridor

On an uncharacteristically crisp January afternoon in a modest strip mall along the McDowell Corridor shouts could be heard as Savannah, a [...] Continue Reading →

Jackson: a better, safer McDowell Road is essential for sustained growth

I’m a South Scottsdale resident who lives between Thomas and Mcdowell roads just East of Hayden. I also own a business in the south Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Powers: SGA branding exercise was transparent, not exclusive

You can’t satisfy 100 percent of the people all of the time. My bet is the Scottsdale Gateway Alliance was aware of this old adage long before [...] Continue Reading →

Richard: Scottsdale Gateway Alliance branding exercise ought to be further vetted

The Scottsdale Gateway Alliance branding presentation is not as transparent as presented in the press release. I attended this event and walked [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Gateway Alliance unveils plan for community resurgence

Hundreds of people went to SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center recently for the unveiling of a new brand and marketing campaign meant [...] Continue Reading →

Councilwoman Klapp feels the good vibrations of south Scottsdale

As I consider changes happening in Scottsdale, I am struck by the palpable activity and positive vibes emanating from the southern part of the [...] Continue Reading →

Washington: Scottsdale Gateway Alliance IDA grant deserves more scrutiny

“Public-private partnership” is another term for, “taxpayer, hold onto your wallet.” The recent grant of $50,000 to the private Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Opinion: Public-private partnership forged will revitalize McDowell Road

Nearly 30 years ago the Scottsdale City Council had the foresight to establish the Scottsdale Industrial Development Authority, a nonprofit [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Gateway Alliance taps IDA to frame new McDowell Corridor community

The Scottsdale Gateway Alliance has been given a $50,000 shot in the arm to further revitalization efforts within the McDowell Corridor officials [...] Continue Reading →