Economic Development E-Newsletter | July 30, 2020
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Douglas Allred Company breaks ground on 300,000 square feet of speculative office space in Chandler
The Douglas Allred Company recently broke ground on two additional office buildings at their Park Place Development on Price Corridor. Both of these three-story buildings will be 150,000 square feet and located on the northeast corner of Price and Willis roads. These buildings will have the capacity to bring approximately 1,800 jobs to Chandler.

In the past few years, the Douglas Allred Company has completed multiple significant leases in Chandler at the Park Place Development. Some of these leases include Northrop Grumman (633K sq. ft.), Voya Financial (150K sq. ft.), Allstate (150K sq. ft.), CVS Health (98K sq. ft.), Toyota Financial (63K sq. ft.) and LoanDepot (53K sq. ft.).

“We would like to thank the Douglas Allred Company for their continued investment in Chandler and the future employment opportunities these office buildings will bring,” stated Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke. “Chandler’s ability to develop talent locally and attract talent from around the world is a significant factor in the continued corporate site selection momentum we are experiencing.”

“We are excited about breaking ground on another phase of Allred Park Place in Chandler,” stated President David Allred. “The City of Chandler has been a great partner in bringing quality tenants to the area.”

Learn how small businesses can get reimbursed for PPE purchases through the "Choose Chandler" grant program
The City of Chandler and Chandler Industrial Development Authority recently launched a "Choose Chandler" reimbursement grant program to assist small businesses with costs incurred from purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE). Watch the video below to hear Economic Development Director Micah Miranda and Chandler Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Terri Kimble discuss how Chandler-based businesses can participate in this new program.
Further your education at the Chandler-based UA Eller College of Management Professional MBA Program
University of Arizona's Eller College of Management recently announced that it will launch a new  Professional MBA program in Chandler this fall. Watch the video to learn more about the program and how it will help working professionals in the East Valley further their career goals.
City of Chandler thanks shoppers for choosing to support Chandler businesses on #FeelGoodFriday
As part of the City's "I Choose Chandler" campaign, Economic Development staff along with members of the Chandler City Council have been visiting businesses on #FeelGoodFriday to thank shoppers for choosing Chandler.

Last week, the #iChooseChandler team gave away gift cards to lucky shoppers at the PGA TOUR Superstore in Uptown Chandler. Chandler City Councilmember Terry Roe joined the crew to chat (at a distance) and get to know why visitors love and support Chandler businesses!

Check out our blog for highlights from our fourth week of #FeelGoodFriday.
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City Council Study Session
August 10, 2020
6 p.m.
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City Council Regular Meeting
August 13, 2020
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88 E. Chicago St.
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