Scottsdale 2012

2012 in Scottsdale is going to be a very interesting year. The economy and the housing market are obviously going to continue to dominate our local picture. Obviously much of our revenue comes from tourism-related sales taxes, and tourism depends to a great degree on disposable income. The worse the overall economy, the less disposable […]

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The Demise of Retail Politics

Last night there were a series of G.A.I.N. parties in Scottsdale neighborhoods. G.A.I.N. stands for Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods. The aim of the program is to unite neighbors and communities to create safer neighborhoods. These parties have also traditionally been an opportunity for elected officials and senior city staff to connect with folks who […]

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