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Mark your calendars for the biggest events of 2019

Barrett Jackson January 12-20, Scottsdalebarrett jackson events bring big buyers to the valley

This car auction attracts so many visitors that in 2016 the city of Scottsdale hired a consulting firm to study its economic impact and the results were staggering. The auction boasted 350,000 attendees from all 50 states and 15 countries, which translated to almost $170 million in revenue.

Waste Management Phoenix Open January 31-February 3, Scottsdale

This is so much more than just a golf tournament. “The Greatest Show on Grass” had over 700,000 spectators and pumped almost $400 million into the local economy last year. The golf and concerts that follow each night draw a wide range of age groups as well as celebrities to our area.

Arabian Horse Show February 14-24, Scottsdale

While the Arabian Horse Association has other shows throughout the year, this one is the largest in the world and continues to grow. It’s estimated that at least 310,000 horse lovers will flock to the 2019 event, which will showcase more than 2,200 horses (and their owners).

Cactus League Spring Training February 21-March 26Photo of TPC during Phoenix Open

Ten stadiums are scattered across the metro Phoenix area. The 15 MLB teams that make their homes here each year sell 3.5 million tickets each season. Loyal fans from Chicago, San Francisco, Colorado and points all over the country make pilgrimages to watch their teams in action. Not only does this event last a lot longer than the others, it also draws a wider range of ages and socioeconomic groups.

Whether they are looking for a short-term rental, an investment property or a second home, tourists coming to town during this time have a lot of spending power. Be ready for them!

Good News… Jobs are pouring into the East Valley!  San Tan News story below via link.

http://santansun.com/2018/10/08/jobs-pouring-into-east-valley-as-firms-flock-to-region/

A New Restaurant in Chandler called “Farmboy” it is locally owned by family farmers!

Using thFarmboy_logo_resizede freshest local ingredients, served in a charming barn like dining room with super friendly servers.  All delicious menu favorites with a healthy twist!  Dine in, take out and catering available.  Check them out, located at Queen Creek & Alma School Rd, Chandler.  Tel: 480-361-2153    https://www.farmboyaz.com/

4th July imageThe NFL’s premier championship game officially has host sites through 2024.  League owners on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal to award Super Bowl LVII to Arizona in 2023 and Super Bowl LVIII to New Orleans in 2024.    “We’re thrilled to be returning to those cities,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters during a Wednesday news conference.    logocardinalsArizona has previously hosted three Super Bowls, including two at the University of Phoenix Stadium and one at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.    Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said. “we look forward to making this the most fan-friendly Super Bowl in the history of Super Bowls, and bigger and better than any Super Bowl.

Memorial Day

SUMMER is almost here…”Happy Memorial Dad weekend!  I hope yours is SAFE and FUN! Call me when I can assist you with any new Real Estate!”  

 

 

 

2018- See the New Diamondbacks Spring Training Menu… 

PHOENIX – What do you get when you slather a hot dog in pulled pork then layer green chile and mac-n-cheese on top of it?  Arizona, meet the Diamondbacks’ newest addition to the Spring Training rotation, the MEGA DOG.  Watch the video above to see what other tasty treats the D-backs will be serving up this Spring Training season!  The Diamondbacks are known for exceptional concession creations, such as the D-Bat Dog, an 18-inch corn dog stuffed with cheddar cheese, jalapenos and bacon, and the Churro Dog, a warm cinnamon churro sitting in a Long John chocolate-glazed donut that is topped with frozen yogurt, caramel and chocolate sauces.

https://www.abc15.com/sports/video-introducing-the-diamondbacks-spring-training-menu-mac-n-cheese-dog

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Feb. 2018, The 10 Best Restaurants in Chandler 

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Cathi Pospisil, 30 year REALTOR, Broker Associate, ABR, AHWD, CRS, GRI, MRE, SFR and Past Aspen  Board of REALTORS® President,  

Cell: 928-273-0538, EM: cathi@myrebroker.com

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