The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency and City of Phoenix held a joint workshop to review the City’s urban renewal strategy on April 14, 2015. To review the minutes from this meeting, click here to visit the City of Phoenix’s website where you will find an audio recording. The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency welcomes citizen feedback and participation. For more information or to comment on the Urban Renewal plan, contact us.
Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency is pleased to announce that the board has selected a new Executive Director, Jim Sharp. Mr. Sharp has over 30 years commercial real estate development experience, over 25 years of Executive Construction Management experience and has worked with Economic and Redevelopment Agencies in several states, including Oregon. We look forward to working together to improve our community.
At the November board meeting, members approved a list of proposed projects to be completed by the Agency within the next five years. This list was shared with Phoenix City Council, and was met with overwhelming support.
Please click on the link below to view the project list and expected completion dates.
Project Costs and Priorities December 2014 (365.9 KiB)
Check back for additional information as these projects move forward.
PHURA is pleased to announce that the Golden Phoenix Restaurant rehab project is nearly complete. Fresh paint, minor building repairs and new lighting are a welcome update to the corner of Main Street and Third, in downtown Phoenix.
Golden Phoenix Rehab Nov. 2014 (217.0 KiB)
Three other rehab projects are currently in progress: Commercial Sign and Design has new doors and awning, and will soon be repainted, Puck’s Donuts will have fresh paint, an outdoor seating area and new sign, and the Phoenix Grange has been approved for building repairs and paint. Thank you all for investing in our community.
Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency is proud to announce an expanded Rehabilitation/Facade Grant Program in Phoenix! Changes include an expanded eligibility area (beyond the City Center area), increased grant amounts (up to $40,000), and revised match requirements.
Grant Program Outline Oct 2013 (169.1 KiB)
Grant Program Terms Oct 2013 (295.1 KiB)
Rehab Facade Grant Area (177.8 KiB)