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Jobs: Auto Sales Roles in Phoenix, AZ

Here is a sales job in Phoenix MSA for youth to start/grow their career. Arizona’s largest family owned auto retailer wants to expand its sales force. We are looking for individuals with good people skills, a strong work ethic and desire to succeed. Qualified applicants will get $6000 during 90 day training period. We also offer 401K, and health benefits. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Interested people should meet Tony in person. Address: Earnhardt Buick GMC, 6315 E. Auto Park Drive, Mesa, AZ 85206. Phone: +1 480-981-1900. www.earnhardtgmcbuick.com

US Navy Invests in Solar Energy Farm near Phoenix, AZ

The US Navy has invested an undisclosed amount in the Mesquite solar farm in sun-rich Arizona, allowing for an expansion of the facility that is anticipated to make it the world’s largest solar farm. This solar energy investment can be called the largest renewable energy purchase till date by the US Govt.

Climate News Network’s Paul Brown reports that the solar energy farm, located about 40 miles west of Phoenix, will generate 210 MW of power, a third of the energy needed to power 14 Navy and Marine Corps sites. The solar energy farm, slated to go online next year, is expected to save the Navy at least $90 million in energy costs over the course of the 25-year contract with Sempra US Gas & Power, which operates it. The Mesquite facility, which completed its first phase of buildout in late 2012, has a potential capacity of 700 megawatts, which would power up to 260,000 homes. It requires no water to operate and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading US Navy Invests in Solar Energy Farm near Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Real Estate

After what seemed like a promising year for Arizona’s housing market, it appears things seem to be slowing down, particularly in Phoenix. So far this year 2014, figures seem to suggest that Phoenix (the largest city and capital of Arizona) is off to a rough start, which is a faint indication of how things are going for the entire state.

According to a report by Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc., in Jan 2014, the number of homes for sale was about 29 percent above the numbers from an year earlier. New findings from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business suggest that home prices fell 4 percent in Jan 2014 from where they were a year ago. Continue reading Arizona Real Estate