Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.
Proposed water park at Gilbert Regional Park has change in operator
The Strand @ Gilbert has undergone an ownership change and may soon come under a name change as well.
One Twisted Sugar location closed, but two more on the way
Twisted Sugar closed its location at 884 W. Warner Road, Ste. B9, Gilbert, in August.
Mexican restaurant to take over spot left vacant by Coconut's Fish Cafe in Chandler
Signage for K-38 Beach Mex Cantina has gone up at 1155 W. Ocotillo Road, Ste. 1, in Chandler—a spot that has been vacant since Coconut's Fish Cafe left the spot in the fall of 2020.
Chandler eyes city's 'final frontier' of undeveloped land at the Chandler Airpark Area
Chandler officials call the Chandler Airpark Area the city’s “final frontier.” The employment corridor holds about 18% of the city’s overall remaining land, and the city’s plan for the area aims to preserve as much of that land as possible for employment purposes.
Chandler businesses struggle to find workers
“Help wanted” signs can be found in the windows of many Chandler restaurants and businesses as owners struggle to fill positions.
Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.