Millennials Still Top of Mind for Homebuilders and Why a top CEO calls B.S. on One Trend

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Millennials continue to both challenge and offer promise to home builders and the housing industry. That was one of the major themes during the 11th AZ Dealmakers forum hosted Thursday by Belfiore Real Estate Consulting and sponsored by Rose Law Group. Jim Belfiore, president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, said the regional housing market ended 2019 …

Congratulations, Pinal County, on your hard-fought victory! Analysis of appellate court’s upholding of Pinal road tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Analysis of the appellate court’s upholding of Pinal road tax By Jordan Rose and Johnathan Udall | Rose Law Group Thursday’s decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals, upholding the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority and Proposition 417 tax to …

Court of Appeals validates Pinal road tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. By Jim Headley | Casa Grande Dispatch The Arizona Court of Appeals found the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority and Proposition 417 tax to be valid in a decision released Thursday. The Goldwater Institute plans to …

Arizona Court of Appeals upholds Pinal County RTA

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. Rose Law Group Reporter The Arizona Court of Appeals issued a decision validating Proposition 417, Pinal County’s excise tax funding Proposition 416, a regional transportation plan, which was approved by voters. “After working on this …

SouthBridge Two: Scottsdale City Council approves mixed-use project

By Melissa Rosequist | Daily Independent In a split 4-3 Scottsdale City Council vote, Spring Creek Development’s polarizing project known as SouthBridge Two has been approved to redevelop a swath of Old Town real estate. The council’s vote came during its Dec. 4 meeting at City Hall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., with a number community members attending to give their perspective …

For decades, groundwater beneath Arizona’s big cities has been spared. That’s about to change

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Rob O’Dell, and Ian James | Arizona Republic While groundwater is rapidly falling in rural farming communities across Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson and other cities haven’t reached that desperate situation.  That’s because in the urban areas of the state — where there are rules limiting groundwater pumping — underground water levels have stabilized or risen in many areas …

These 7 industrial farm operations are draining Arizona’s aquifers, and no one knows exactly how much they’re taking

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Rob O’Dell, and Ian James | Arizona Republic The last time Regina Cobb traveled east of the Kingman airport toward the Peacock Mountains, the area was mostly unspoiled desert where cattle grazed on the sparse Mojave Desert vegetation.  She had driven up the dusty rural road to store a bighorn sheep she killed on a hunt.  …

Megafarms and deeper wells are draining the water beneath rural Arizona – quietly, irreversibly

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte By Ian James, and Rob O’Dell | Arizona Republic Vast expanses of lush green fields are multiplying in the Arizona desert, forming agricultural empires nourished with billions of gallons of groundwater in the otherwise parched landscape.  Arizona’s groundwater levels are plummeting in many areas. The problem is especially severe in unregulated rural areas where there …