We're very pro-education here. Anything that can enhance human capital in our community makes us more salable to employers.
The city has been trying to work with them for some time, but until now its just didn't click.
We are working with El Mirage for Dysart improvements and we have a good relationship with them, ... They see the advantages for both cities in the development of this business park.
We're approaching 100,000 people and we need some places where we can create some jobs. We don't have a lot of choices at the moment, so having one more parcel gives us another choice we can present to people.
Several rail-served companies have been talking to us.
Their planned plant does not take up all the land, keeping the door open for possible expansion later.