Housing market in Gilbert remains strong, Chandler schools work to adapt to coronavirus: News from Phoenix

Realtors describe the Gilbert residential real estate market as a seller's market as demand continues to exceed supply, making for increasing prices and shorter turnaround on selling homes. (Source: West and SouthEast Realtors of the Valley/Community Impact Newspaper)
Realtors describe the Gilbert residential real estate market as a seller's market as demand continues to exceed supply, making for increasing prices and shorter turnaround on selling homes. (Source: West and SouthEast Realtors of the Valley/Community Impact Newspaper)

Realtors describe the Gilbert residential real estate market as a seller's market as demand continues to exceed supply, making for increasing prices and shorter turnaround on selling homes. (Source: West and SouthEast Realtors of the Valley/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Gilbert

Gilbert housing market stays strong despite coronavirus


The Gilbert residential real estate market has heated up despite fears of what the coronavirus pandemic could do to housing prices.

In fact, some Realtors and agents said they see few effects from the pandemic, mostly in small segments.



Ally Pediatric Therapy opens Gilbert location

Ally Pediatric Therapy opened a practice June 15 at 1519 S. Higley Road, Bldg. 5, Gilbert. Its services include applied behavior analysis as well as speech-language and feeding therapy to address those symptoms that are common in children with autism and other childhood disorders.

Modern Foot & Ankle has opened Gilbert practice

Modern Foot & Ankle Centers opened May 1 at 2680 S. Val Vista Drive, Ste. 177, Bldg. 14, Gilbert. Dr. David Laurino and Dr. Darick Freestone offer podiatry services from conservative treatment to surgical options.

Arizona Iron Furniture has moved to Market Street

Arizona Iron Furniture moved from its Val Vista Drive location to 2765 S. Market St., Gilbert. It sells outdoor furniture, patio accessories and shade products.

Chandler

Chandler schools work to adapt to COVID-19 challenges

When schools shuttered in March across Arizona in an attempt to stymie the spread of COVID-19, district officials had no way of knowing that it would become a monthslong uphill battle they were still fighting ahead of the fall semester.

The virus has permeated nearly every facet of Chandler USD between March and July. From the implementation of distance learning to crafting a budget for the 2020-21 school year, district officials are having to find new and creative ways to educate students and not break the bank.