Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


New board game and restaurant concept coming to Chandler

The opening date for the Chandler store is not yet known, but construction has started at 1371 N. Alma School Road in Chandler, according to a news release from the city.

New coffee shop now open in Chandler

The business, which has been an online coffee roastery and tea business for nearly a decade, offers a variety of espresso, coffee and tea as well as a grab-and-go menu.


Three places to eat opening July 12-15 in Gilbert

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice opened a franchise July 13 at 85 E. Warner Road, Ste. 104, Gilbert, in the Gilbert Warner development. The shop serves 40 flavors of Italian Ice and three flavors of soft ice cream.

Median home prices soar past $450,000 throughout Gilbert in May

Read more on Gilbert’s real estate market.

Work to expand Gilbert’s South Recharge Facility for wastewater begins

Construction began July 12 on an expansion of Gilbert’s South Recharge Facility for wastewater.

As a result of the construction, pedestrian trails at the site, 5250 S. Higley Road, on the northeast corner of Ocotillo and Higley roads, are closed through the duration of the project, set to be completed in April 2022.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.